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Koa 156°

839 Front St, Lahaina, Maui, HI 96761-2365
+1 808-667-7737
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good31%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Open Now
9:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m. Hours
American, Bar, Seafood, Hawaiian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
839 Front St, Lahaina, Maui, HI 96761-2365
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Made a last minute decision to go here for lunch while wandering Front Street and very glad we did. Great view from the top deck. I ordered the Fried Tofu and was very impressed. This is a very good veg option. Other menu items also...More

Thank Lori T
Reviewed 1 week ago

We almost missed the restaurant. Its located in the back of another shop, be sure to find it! We went for breakfast and it was divine! We sat at a table that was over the water, gorgeous, and food was great!

Thank Laura D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The atmosphere, food, and service were outstanding at KOA 156. Loved how we could look out onto the water as the sun set. Our waiter was genuinely cheerful and polite and the food was some of the best seafood I'd had in a long time....More

Thank Mimi P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

In many ways walking down Front Street in Lahaina is like going to the county fair. You'll find vendors in doorways trying to hustle you into their gift shop , to view art of questionable taste, offering novelty T-shirts, or eat at their restaurant with...More

Thank DoctorM
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our family is seven had a great dining experience. The food was excellent and our waiter was friendly and knowledgeable. He made excellent suggestions and was just so nice!! I highly recommend it. Everyone at our table agreed that the meal was excellent.

Thank Patricia M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had the best burger of our lives at Koa today and wished we could come back to sample other items on the menu which was impressive. Excellent service, lovely view and really delicious food. A cut above the other offerings on Front St. in my...More

Thank Seattlebeachlover
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went to Koa 156 last night and the food was AMAZE!! And all priced well considering this is the ONLY Open Air Rooftop restaurant ON the Water on Front St. Had the Crabcakes, Bacon Scallops and Beet Salad to start. I'm a food snob...and I...More

Thank Katrina Nichol S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I am almost reluctant to post this review knowing that when I return to lahaina I might not be able to get a table at this wonderful establishment. The food was great, much more interesting than the usual Front Street selection. The waterfront view is...More

Thank mmrb05
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went here with my husband and young son, the food was delicious and the view was beautiful! Our server was nice and attentive

Thank leighmur
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Staff was awesome, the food was great, and the view spectacular. Prices were average for Maui. would definitely recommend

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19 November 2016|
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Response from DERtravels | Reviewed this property |
This is more of a casual dinner. Ok if you think this is your style
16 February 2016|
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Response from Fantasticwriter | Property representative |
While not necessary, it is always a good idea to make reservations. Seating on the deck over looking the water is very popular and may be requested when making your reservation. I recommend making a reservation to ensure the... More
26 March 2015|
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Response from ActivitiesOutlet | Property representative |
I actually like the beaches in Kaanapali. I think they are very flat, a lot more action than in Kihei and my personal opinion is that I just like them more. Not that Kihei beaches are bad , they are not. You really can't go... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$40
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, View, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
9:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 839 Front St, Lahaina, Maui, HI 96761-2365 (Formerly Koa's Seaside Grill)
    (Kaanapali Shores Pl.)
  • Public Transportation: Papalau Street (bus stop)
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Maui  >  Lahaina
  • Phone Number: +1 808-667-7737
  • E-mail
Koa’s Seaside Grill is now Koa 156º. The outstanding oceanfront view is coupled with an eclectic and delightful new menu that offers fresh local seafood as well as the finest meats and creative vegetarian options, using Hawai’i’s unique ingredients to create dishes that are not only tasteful but also beautifully presented.
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