Mama's Fish House

Member Rating 5 out of 5 by baen on May 10, 2005

The most spectacular restaurant view on the island is at Mama's, and so is one of the best fish dinners I've ever eaten. The place will be crowded, mostly with families and honeymooners, but if you have to wait, wait. Take a few pictures and walk out to the ocean.

I grew up on the Gulf Coast and am very particular about seafood. One of my favorites has always been what we call dolphin fish. In Hawaii, it’s mahi-mahi. Despite my seafood parochialism, I must confess that what I ate at Mama's deserved its more exotic local moniker. The service was slow, but that seemed like an advantage at our open-air table, looking out at the sea and the stars. I even got to meet "Mama," who took our photo and confirmed my suspicion that they buy their fish right off the charter boats and get it on the tables the same day.

Mama's Fish House
799 Poho Place
Maui, Hawaii, 96779
(808) 579-8488

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