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“Mama Can Cook!”
Review of Mama's Fish House

Mama's Fish House
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Ranked #1 of 41 Restaurants in Paia
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$25 - US$100
Cuisines: Hawaiian
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Restaurant details
Good for: View, Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Delivery, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Hana Highway - Turn Left at the fishing boat
Level 2 Contributor
5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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“Mama Can Cook!”
Reviewed 25 August 2014

We went to Mama's on our honeymoon in 1989 and went back again this year for our 25th anniversary. It was well worth the wait! The food is outrageously fresh, flavorful and unique. Many restaurants can and do serve fresh caught island fish, but Mama's preparation is one of a kind. The restaurant's location is spectacular, so get there early to take a few beautiful photos. Mama's is truly "no ka oi".

  • Visited July 2014
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24 reviews
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“Yummy...”
Reviewed 25 August 2014

Beautiful location, tasty food, unfortunately the service was not that great. They had probably forgot about our orders so we ended up waiting some 45 minutes between the end of our appetizers and our entrees... But the place was truly beautiful and is worth being checked out.

Visited August 2014
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Sao Paulo, SP
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8 reviews
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“Very good food but expensive”
Reviewed 25 August 2014

This is a great restaurant in the front of a beautiful beach. Food was awesome but expect it to be expensive.

Visited August 2014
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Vancouver
Level 6 Contributor
148 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
“Excellent atmosphere”
Reviewed 24 August 2014

This restaurant is known for people to make proposals and get engaged!! The atmosphere is absolutely lovely and the service is great. They have their own private beach area although you can't swim ther,emits a bit rocky. THey feature a new menu every day based on the catch of the day by their unique fisherman. The menu even says the name of the fishermen who caught your fish! Everything was tasty and the drinks were also delicious. We tried a Hawaiian plate, I loved the octopus and beef served in a papaya with lime.

Visited August 2014
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Newark, California
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93 reviews
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“Perfect.”
Reviewed 24 August 2014

We ate here twice during our week in Maui - the night we arrived and the day we left. Perfect bookends for our trip. The food is fresh, perfectly cooked, locally sourced, and simply divine. It's very pricy, but it's an experience you won't forget and worth a splurge if you've already decided to plunk down airfare to Hawaii.

  • Visited November 2013
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