Mama's Fish House
Mama's Fish House

Mama's Fish House

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.mamasfishhouse.com/
  • Phone: 8085798488x
  • Hours of Operation:
    Lunch Reservations from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
    Dinner Reservations Nightly: 4:00pm-9:00pm
    Entire Menu served all day.
    Bar/lounge seating for walk-ins, based on availability from 11:00 am to 9:30 pm.
  • Payment Options: AMEX,Diners Club,Discover,JCB,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Seafood, Hawaiian
  • Executive Chef: Perry Bateman
  • Dress Code: Smart Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Farm to Table, Full Bar, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Special Events: Birthday, Anniversary, Honeymoon. Mama's Fish House is sure to be the perfect place for an intimate celebration. Contact us directly for details on booking for lunch or dinner.

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Hana Highway - Turn Left at the fishing boat
  • Parking: Valet
  • Parking Details: Complimentary Valet.
A word from Mama's Fish House
Mama's Fish House is actually a converted beach house in a coconut grove on a secluded white sand beach. Inside, hinged windows open to let in the trade winds and Polynesian artifacts and original oil paintings decorate tropical hardwood walls. The rooms are filled with spectacular flower arrangements and tapa print cloths cover the tables. Outdoor dining is equally exciting, and everyone enjoys watching the windsurfers performing offshore.
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  • Diners' Choice WinnerBest Overall
  • Diners' Choice WinnerBest Ambiance
  • Diners' Choice WinnerBest Food
Mama's Fish House reviews from OpenTable diners
1011 reviews since June 22, 2014
Overall Rating4.7
  • Food4.8
    Service4.7
  • Ambiance4.8
    Noise LevelModerate
97% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
scenic view (880)special occasion (821)romantic (769)fit for foodies (597)great for outdoor dining (400)great for lunch (280)hot spot (257)neighborhood gem (222)good for groups (163)notable wine list (132)kid-friendly (111)great for brunch (65)vibrant bar scene (36)late-night find (25)Show More
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 10/17/2014
    very poor service.. from server..and from parking attendant..
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, scenic view, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Fantastic
    HungryVIP
    Dined on 10/17/2014
    Everything was fantastic. First time here. This was recommended by my daughter who was here on her honeymoon 10 years ago. She said if you eat anywhere, It has to be at Mama's. Thea says something, 10 years later and still an excellent choice. All positives including some great classic coctail and super service.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, hot spot, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 10/17/2014
    The food was amazing but the ceviche was the beyond!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Cool name, cooler spot
    OpenTable Diner Since 2003
    Dined on 10/17/2014
    Absolutely Epic seafood experience in evey way. The venue design is as amazing as the food - so original and so perfectly done.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, hot spot, romantic, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Never disappoints
    cswanVIP
    Dined on 10/17/2014
    We come to Mamas every time we are on Maui, each year or so for many years. Mamas is always wonderful and never misses on quality of food and service. It is fabulous and delicious and we appreciate the commitment by the staff and management to keep it this way.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, romantic, scenic view, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great Way to Celebrate
    OpenTable Diner Since 2009
    Dined on 10/16/2014
    Perfect place for my wife and I to celebrate our 15 year anniversary. Would defiantly go back again.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, hot spot, romantic, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2005VIP
    Dined on 10/16/2014
    The food is simply amazing - try the cerviche and stuffed macadamia nut Mahi for sure. Everything we had was GREAT! Definitely returning anytime we are in Maui.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Absolutely Fabulous!!!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 10/16/2014
    Mama's Fish House is a must visit if you are in Maui! The views alone are amazing and the food is absolutely wonderful! It's pricy, but totally worth it. Definitely make sure you make reservations a few days in advance.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, hot spot, neighborhood gem, romantic, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Yummy for my Tummy
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 10/16/2014
    We always make sure to eat at Mama's Fish House every time we visit Maui. The Service, Food, and atmosphere are always above our Expectation.
    Special Features:
    romantic, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Mama's
    OpenTable Diner Since 2006
    Dined on 10/15/2014
    This restaurant served good food but was somewhat over priced and more of a tourist trap. It also seems to relegate only late dining times for Open Table (8:30 or later) as I looked at everyday for 10 days and the earliest time was 8:30
    Special Features:
    good for groups
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Great place for lunch
    JeanB
    Dined on 10/15/2014
    This was a delightful experience. We went there for lunch, knowing that it is especially crowded for dinner. We made reservations online in the morning and requested a window seat, which they honored. We appreciated that the waiter was able to make recommendations, since we weren't familiar with many of the menu items. Walking around the beautiful grounds was an added pleasure.
    Special Features:
    great for lunch, romantic, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • skip this place not worth the $$
    OpenTable Diner Since 2006
    Dined on 10/15/2014
    don't know what's the big hype about this place in maui. only went since so many people raved about it and i totally regretted. nothing special about it. it was very hot and humid in the restaurant. the service was slow not good when you are dining with little kids. food was nothing exceptional, it was good but didn't worth how much it costs. i could see how they stay in business for honeymoon couples, but for those thinking about going to maui for honeymoon, don't go. not a honeymoon destintion anyway. just save money and visit food trucks around maui for more authenic dining experience.
    Special Features:
    special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great Experience!
    Honker138
    Dined on 10/14/2014
    My wife and I visited Maui on our honeymoon and this was the one place that multiple friends and family members said we had to visit, so our expectations were high. It lived up to the hype. Great service in the bar while we waited for our table, the bar tender gave us some great recommendations on the menu and the food and service were excellent. Definitely recommend this place. Absolutely incredible. I had the seared ono with kalua pig fried rice and it was to die for! We requested a table near the front of the restaurant to view the water and had a great view! Go to Mama's Fish House!
    Special Features:
    hot spot, romantic, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Must Try!
    Eats
    Dined on 10/14/2014
    Best fish we have ever tried! Service was amazing.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, hot spot, kid-friendly, notable wine list, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Beautiful Scenery
    nynjfoodie
    Dined on 10/14/2014
    Mama's Fish house was certainly an experience. The open air restaurant is right on the beach and is absolutely beautiful. I do have to say that it was over hyped though. The food was certainly good but not to the point where I can't find that quality elsewhere as noted by numerous reviews.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, romantic, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 10/14/2014
    Great Food and Great Service and Great Ambiance. Complete dining experience on Maui.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • great dining but slow
    Kay52
    Dined on 10/14/2014
    Great dining but service was slow between all courses. It took :15 to clear dinner course
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for brunch, great for outdoor dining, kid-friendly, late-night find, romantic, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Amazing
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 10/13/2014
    Our experience was simply amazing that we went back a second time our last night in Maui. The food was phenomenal the service was outstanding best place in Lahaina!
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • great location, fantastic food
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 10/13/2014
    WHAT A GREAT PLACE. We didnt know what to expect since we booked through the website which in my opinion does not capture the outstanding location and the fantastic setting that it actually represents. when we arrived my husband had a greeting card waiting for him on the table as we celebrated his birthday. the Food was delicious. it was the best Food we had during our entire stay on maui. it was the most spectecular Restaurant in Terms of Food and ambiance as well as Service. The waitress was very Kind and attentive. the Service was quick yet discrete and not rushing (we had a late dinner at 8.30pm - one of the last guests) congratulations! you made his birthday very Special!
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • mauitime
    Dined on 10/13/2014
    reservations need to be made quite a ways out and we needed to come earlier than ours and they accomidated us in the lounge and took the stress out of it. the food was incredibule! we will see you next time!!
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Dine at Mama's
    Oliver1101
    Dined on 10/13/2014
    We outdid ourselves on this trip. We visited Mama's immediately after arriving in OGG from Kona. Just had a drink and an appetizer at the bar. A great way to begin our weekly stay on Maui. Then, the evening of our departure to Charlotte, we had a full dinner, then returned the rental, sat back for the 10 hour flight. It was a very pleasant flight after having a wonderful dinner at Mama's. We always used to visit once during each visit to Maui. Now it seems, we're hitting it twice!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Outstanding
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 10/13/2014
    This was my 2nd visit to Mama's. Food is a work of art and tastes delicious.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, romantic, scenic view, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Amazing setting, food & experience
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011VIP
    Dined on 10/12/2014
    Amazing setting, food & experience. Beachfront gem on the North shore of Maui. My favorite dish is the fresh fish in coconut milk & curry.
    Special Features:
    great for lunch, hot spot, romantic, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Go2mamas
    MrsG
    Dined on 10/12/2014
    Go go go to Mamas the food is absolutely amazing, fresh caught fish daily. So many special touches from the moment you walk in. Must have a Maitai and dessert! Book your reservation for when you land and then before you get on the plane ;-) yes it's that wonderful! The little beach is beautiful.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, hot spot, romantic, scenic view, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Delicious!
    Hawaiifoodie
    Dined on 10/11/2014
    All I can say is everything was amazing! I want to go back and will recommend to everyone I know going to Maui! Make reservations far in advance and ask for beach view.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, romantic, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Memorable evening!
    Doglvr
    Dined on 10/11/2014
    Just returned from Maui and was fortunate enough to score a reservation at this top Maui spot. I missed it 10 years ago when I was last on Maui, and made sure this time I didn't miss this experience. Friendly bartenders and fabulous waiters await you in this not-to-be-missed beautiful setting. Food is fabulous, although the restaurant was warm that evening. We were told it was a bit buggy due to the high humidity so the expansive windows were closed for most of our meal. No fan in the room, so it was warm. Other than that, wonderful dining experience! Can't wait to return some day!!!
    Special Features:
    great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, romantic, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Best restaurant on Maui
    sh5345
    Dined on 10/11/2014
    We eat at Mama's at least once every time we go to Maui. Food, ambiance, and view were great as always. Service was a bit slow this time (waited almost 20 min after being seated before we were offered drinks and a menu). Once things got going everything was great. Definitely recommend this restaurant for those who enjoy really good food. Be aware that it is very pricey - even for Maui.
    Special Features:
    romantic, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Romantic Anniversary
    fishfood
    Dined on 10/10/2014
    Made our 39th Anniversay very special & romantic. Excellent meal, best fish we've ever had. Shawn, waiter, was superb! Top notch service by whole staff. Made us feel special. Thank you, Shawn and everyone at Mama's Fish House for a wonderful, romantic evening with GREAT food.
    Special Features:
    hot spot, romantic, scenic view, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Awesome
    FoodandAtmosphere
    Dined on 10/10/2014
    I live on Maui and Mama's Fish House is my FAVORITE place to dine. Expensive? YES Worth it? YES Just a fab atmosphere and everything on the menu is absolutely awesome. The sound of the waves, smell of the ocean mixed with great food simply can not be beat!!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, late-night find, romantic, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Wonderful Birthday
    OpenTable Diner Since 2009
    Dined on 10/10/2014
    Joel, our waiter, provided excellent service and helped make my b-day dinner a memorable one.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, scenic view, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Impressed the moment we drove up
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 10/10/2014
    We were immediately impressed when we drove up and received complimentary valet parking. Then we hung out on the property for a while because we were early... Probably one of the most beautiful places and view on Maui. We were there on our honeymoon and were treated very nice by the staff. The food was delicious and we loved that they came by with bread and soup to taste. Our waiter was friendly and had our table cleared the moment we were finished with our dish/drink. Lovely place. But you'll pay for it. 240 incl tip for 4 drinks, 2 entrees, 1 appy and a salad. Worth it to go once though :)
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Mama's
    Mamas1
    Dined on 10/10/2014
    Absolutely outstanding food and service By far the highlight of 4 week's dining through the US The surf was running making a delightful outlook Also we were given the most perfect table position -inside/outside at the front Couldn't have been a better lunch
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for lunch, neighborhood gem, scenic view
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Yum
    ColoGram53
    Dined on 10/9/2014
    2nd time here, delicious, amazing food. Very pricey so definitely save up before you go :) but scrumptious food and well worth it!
    Special Features:
    romantic, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Couldn't have been nicer!
    Steakhouse
    Dined on 10/9/2014
    We have been to Mamas once before and took a friend this time for her birthday. The ambiance is perfect, the scenery is beautiful and the service is impeccable. What more could you want other than perfection in the food served which we also had. We had the crab cakes as an appetizer which melt in your mouth. Two of us had the Mahi Mahi stuffed with crab and lobster served with asparagus which was very very good. We even celebrated our friends birthday with desert. I had the most beautiful and delicious desert. It looked like a clam shell (thin sugar wafer) with a black pearl sitting in it (chocolate mousse with a lilikoi center, dark chocolate coating rimmed with chopped macadamia nuts). A wonderful evening again. .. Thank you.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, romantic, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • love2eatgreatfood
    Dined on 10/9/2014
    Great view great food and great all around. We had a great time. You know when you go it is costly but putting that aside it was a wonderful experience.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for lunch, neighborhood gem, romantic, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Mama's - has it all!
    MDvisitor7
    Dined on 10/9/2014
    The view is spectacular, the service is excellent and the food is fresh and delicious. As other diners have pointed out, it is pricey, but worth every penny!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Marvelous
    Arizonadesertgirl
    Dined on 10/9/2014
    on our annual trip to Maui our visit to Mama's was at the top of our reservation list. The food was outstanding.. My treat was the lobster and crab stuffed Mahi Mahi. We were given a front table with surf side view. Fantastic! Great food, ambiance and food service.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for lunch, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Outstanding
    b2buck
    Dined on 10/9/2014
    4 of us had lunch here shortly after arriving in Maui. 2 had been here before. The food was excellent, the service was excellent. The location, ambiance and atmosphere are beyond compare. The only downside is the cost. Least expensive lunch entree or sandwich is $38. A must stop at least once. We have also had dinner here on a previous trip and was an equally impressive visit.
    Special Features:
    great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Very good
    Love2eat
    Dined on 10/8/2014
    Loved this place! Beautiful view, fabulous service, great food.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, hot spot, neighborhood gem, romantic, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Lovely setting, good food, but...
    OpenTable Diner Since 2006VIP
    Dined on 10/8/2014
    the server was a fake. She was friendly and polite up until we had a question on the bill (which was their error) and her facial expression and tone made a complete 180 degree turn. To end our evening this way was rather unpleasant.
    Special Features:
    hot spot, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic