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KULA Sandalwoods Restaurant

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15427 Haleakala Hwy, Kula, Maui, HI 96790-8009
+1 808-878-3523
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Ventura County Coast, California
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33 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

My hubby & father did the bike ride from the summit of Haleakala down to Pa'ia. We decided to stop here for a break & some hot food. The food is good, but the real shinning star is the 100% Kona coffee. Ah, you just don't get stuff like that on the coast. That cup came out with a full... More 

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Makawao
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91 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

The best thing about this restaurant are the panoramic vistas and its location for visitors to Haleakala crater. The food is very basic and not expensive. Ample parking is available and rental cabins are also located on the property.

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Thank James V
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

Stopped for lunch and had a pork sandwich, a hamburger, a grilled cheese, and a coffee. The sandwiches were okay, bland and small but not gross. They were served with potato chips and a pile of dry cabbage with a "French dressing" that tasted like tomato juice and oil without vinegar or seasonings. There were no high chairs for kids.... More 

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Thank Carl S
Kula, Hawaii
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25 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

Food and service is fantastic. But hrs of operation ivary so much you just never know if they will be open or not

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Thank H0mey
Toledo, Ohio
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27 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

We were biking down Haleakala, as many do, and were recommended this place by guide before we headed down. They a good selection and their steak sandwich awesome. Nothing fancy, but good food!

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Thank Chase P
Gilroy
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 May 2016 via mobile

This looked like just a little place on the side of the road, on the way up to the Haleakala Crater. It was excellent! The staff was super friendly, the breakfast tasted homemade, and the portions were perfect. We had the Eggs Benedict, and the Ham and Cheddar Omelette. Both were fantastic. I highly recommend this place!

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Thank Keith H
Kokomo, Indiana
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 April 2016 via mobile

Stopped in this restaurant for dinner after visiting Haleakala. We were seated but never waited or acknowledged that we were there even tho' service staff walked by our table 4or 5 times. After 15 minutes we got up and left. My advice would be to continue into Kahului. There are many restaurants there that are happy to wait on you.

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Thank James L
Cazadero, California
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37 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 March 2016

Wonderful food and lovely people. Kula Sandalwoods Restaurant was a great stop after going to the crater. We drove but there were cyclists there as well.

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Thank dolphingirl405
Honolulu, Hawaii, United States
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67 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2015

I ate at this family-run restrauant twice during a recent Haleakala trip and both meals were fantastic. Set about halfway up the slopes of Haleakala, it is a great place to stop for a meal on your way to or from the summit. The menu is simple but the food is delicious. For breakfast I had a wonderful French Toast... More 

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Thank Kathy C
Makawao, Hawaii, United States
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22 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2015

This is a place perched on the side of the mountain with a great view of the valley and the West Maui Mountains. The food is simple and inexpensive and service is pretty quick considering it's only the owners doing the cooking and the tables. Prices are extremely reasonable. The menu is limited but there's something for everyone. The dining... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20
Cuisine
American
Meals
Breakfast
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 15427 Haleakala Hwy, Kula, Maui, HI 96790-8009
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Maui  >  Kula
  • Phone Number: +1 808-878-3523

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?