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780 Haiku Rd, Haiku, Maui, HI 96708-5846
+1 808-575-2939
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good23%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“sushi” (104 reviews)
“edamame” (6 reviews)
“rainbow roll” (6 reviews)
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Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
780 Haiku Rd, Haiku, Maui, HI 96708-5846
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This is the best sushi restaurant on Maui! Come early (like 4:30- 5:00) for the best seats. The choices are varied, unusual, and all delicious!. Pleasant staff and casual dress too. All good!

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Deb L
Reviewed October 24, 2018

We are visiting family friends and have been treated to the best dinner we have had. We made sure to leave early at 5:30 to avoid the lines. Delicious and incredible. The food is prepared as an art form and in addition to flavor rich,...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank TreasuredPearls
Reviewed October 14, 2018

I had heard about Nuka for years. Just never made it down there. Wanted something different and was pleasantly surprised. Nice beverage menu with Japanese and local beers, sake and other drinks. Lots of different options from sushi to small plates to noodles. There are...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Moowahine66
Reviewed October 9, 2018

I will be craving Nuka for the rest of my days...the sushi is fresh and vibrant. The restaurant is full of locals and visitors, and I would expect, always packed. This spot was so good we went back for lunch two days later! The only...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank megmcld
Reviewed October 9, 2018

I have been coming here for several years, while waits can be long on certain nights, its always worth the wait. Great Cocktails, Long list of fresh sushi, rolls and rotating specials. Its Hands down the best Sushi in all of maui.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank codycarter83
Reviewed October 2, 2018 via mobile

Nuka is a great choice if your on the north shore. The restaurant is small no reservations so get there early or call in take out.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Melisa A
Reviewed August 10, 2018

We stopped here on a recommendation from a staff member at Lumeria. Great atmopshere, open and airy, sounds of conversation spill out into the street from inside. The food was so good we made a second stop several days later. We sampled a few small...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank RUnderdog
Reviewed August 7, 2018 via mobile

I had had a recommendation from a friend that said: “ it was the best sushi we had in a long time”. I didn’t really believe her, but after visiting, I make hers my words. It was delicious. Super fresh fish, incredible service, awesome ambiance....More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Xris_P
Reviewed August 6, 2018 via mobile

Such a treat, every time. It’s got the freshest fish and a good menu, though the fusion stuff isn’t my favorite. I tried the age tofu and it was a little slimy, I think it was breaded without egg to make it vegan... It was...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank rocktsar
Reviewed July 30, 2018 via mobile

This little gem seems to have been discovered, it was very busy on a Sunday night. We waited about a half hour. We started with some sushi as an appetizer and had some more for our main course plus several bowls. All of the dishes...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank theebdk
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June 10, 2018|
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Response from Eddie L | Reviewed this property |
At the front door there is a sign-in sheet. Sign yourself into the sheet ASAP and do not just stand around waiting to be served. We park across the street in the lot. Be very careful parking anywhere just out side the... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
4:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
4:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
4:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
4:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
4:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
4:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
4:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 780 Haiku Rd, Haiku, Maui, HI 96708-5846
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Maui  >  Haiku
  • Phone Number: +1 808-575-2939
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