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Down the Hatch

658 Front St Ste 102, Lahaina, Maui, HI 96761-1231
+1 808-731-2386
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Overview
  • Excellent63%
  • Very good27%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“lava lava shrimp” (108 reviews)
“grilled cheese” (82 reviews)
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CUISINES
Bar, Seafood, Hawaiian, American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Food
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LOCATION
658 Front St Ste 102, Lahaina, Maui, HI 96761-1231
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We ordered the fish tacos, the pork quesadilla, and a lava lava spicy chicken sandwich. My husband loved his sandwich and fries! I loved the quesadilla more than my fish tacos bc it was packed with great flavor! My fish tacos had a great portion...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank 123itsmeyousee
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Having been to Lahaina many times, we’ve eaten at a lot of the restaurants there. But we’ve missed Down the Hatch so decided to go there as it is near where our D-I-L works at a tattoo studio. Both my wife and I had the...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Must_Go_Now
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had lunch after being referred by a native islander. We were not disappointed. We shared the lava shrimp, ahi sandwich and the grilled fish tacos. We were stuffed to the gills... no pun intended! Everything was so delicious and the setting was perfect, breezy, cool...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Aquaeyes_94583
Michael L, Manager at Down the Hatch, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Aloha, Stuff to the gills huh? Thats always good to hear. We are to glad you enjoyed setting to much, we have made some small changes and its great to hear positive reviews! Thank you for the great review, and we hope we will see...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were on a cruise tour of Maui and stopped by "Down the Hatch" for lunch since it was recommended by Triple D. We had the lobster grilled cheese sandwich and the fish tacos. Both were very good and quite large portions. The place had...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank wilsonbmw
Michael L, Manager at Down the Hatch, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Aloha, Thank you for such a great review! Our staff loves to hear what a great job they are doing! We are so glad you enjoyed your food so much! Hope to again on your next visit! Mahalo

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a great spot to eat and drink while visiting Lahina! In my opinion down the hatch has the best happy hour in town, and the longest for that matter from 2pm to 6pm. 20% off appies and around $5 a drink depending on what...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank rollyview
Michael L, Manager at Down the Hatch, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Aloha, Yes, we do have the "Longest Happy Hour" on Maui! We are so glad you enjoyed both your drinks as well as those DELICIOUS appies! We hope to see you on your next visit to Maui! Mahalo

Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited Nov 22nd thru Dec 4th and frequented this bar several X's. We read they have the best happy hour and I say that would be a correct statement. We hung out & listened to local musicians. Just had one appetizer Ahi Samurai and...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank wnt2tvl
Michael L, Manager at Down the Hatch, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Aloha, Well congratulations! Thank for the awesome review, Adam will be so happy to hear. We are glad you you enjoyed the Ahi Samurai, it is one of our favorites. Yes, we have the "Longest Happy Hour" on Maui! Thank you again for the great...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We are huge fans from the Food Network 3D "Guy Fieri". Definitively we couldn't miss stopping by "DOWN THE HATCH" and trust me, no one couldn't miss it either. The lobster and crab sandwich was to die for and the lava lava shrimp was out...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank cdpanther
Michael L, Manager at Down the Hatch, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Aloha, Thank you so much for the review. Yes we believe "Guy Fieri" did not disappoint! The lobster and Crab grilled cheese sandwich, and our Lava Lava shrimp are out fo this world! Again, thank you for the review!

Reviewed 1 week ago

We were in Maui from Nov 22 thur Dec 1st and visited Down the Hatch 5X during our stay. We never ate there....just came to hang out and have the coldest Coronna's around and listen to Live Music in the afternoon. The Bartenders were Great.....all...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Golfster01
Michael L, Manager at Down the Hatch, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Aloha, Thank you for the awesome review! The bartenders will be so happy to read this review. And Brant is the man, not much is needed to be said about the "The Music Man"! I'm glad you enjoyed those cold coronas so much,I hope we...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Awesome food. The Shrimp, Lobster and crab, ahi samurai and tacos was too good. Watermelons juice was ok. This is definitely a must try place. Note: I came back again for dinner to try the Ahi Melt and didn't feel disappointed at all.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Kathirazhagan A
Michael L, Manager at Down the Hatch, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Aloha, Thank you for such a great review. We will work on the watermelon juice!!!! We hope to see you again on your next visit to the island. Mahalo

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

.We went into Lahaina for Art Walk, and stopped at Down the Hatch for some supper. It is a casual, open-air courtyard patio restaurant. You line up at the counter first to order and pay for your food. It was quite busy, so it then...More

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank yolandas126
Michael L, Manager at Down the Hatch, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Aloha, Yes, the Lahaina Art Walk is a very busy day for us. I’m am very sorry you were not able to get a drink at the bar, you can always order it when ordering food at the counter. We will bring the drink to...More

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Canadasunny53
July 28, 2018|
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Response from Caleb H | Property representative |
Aloha! Sadly, we do not. Because of our casual dining experience, the flow is fairly fast the wait for parties of 6 or less is never more than 15 minutes. We do have packages for larger parties though. Please let me know... More
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SuZQ234
September 8, 2017|
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Response from Caleb H | Property representative |
It depends if you are docking in Kahului or Lahaina Harbor. If in Kahului about 30min drive but if you are docking in Lahaina Harbor then we are just around 50yards from the Harbor. If you would like, our website has a... More
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shuga3959
May 3, 2017|
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Response from Caleb H | Property representative |
Hi Shuga, We offer counter service, you order at the counter and then sit down and then we bring you all your food to the table. Mahalo, Javier
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$25
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Validated Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
7:30 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
Monday
7:30 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
Tuesday
7:30 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
Wednesday
7:30 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
Thursday
7:30 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
Friday
7:30 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
Saturday
7:30 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 658 Front St Ste 102, Lahaina, Maui, HI 96761-1231
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Maui  >  Lahaina
  • Phone Number: +1 808-731-2386
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Description
Down the Hatch - A Place to Eat Fish has the best seafood around, featuring locally sourced Fresh Fish. We pride ourselves on our Fish n' Chips, Mahi Mahi Tacos, and Ahi dishes.
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