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About Mama's Fish House

Mama's Fish House is 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.

799 Poho Place
Paia, HI 96779
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Dining Style:
Casual Elegant

Cuisines:
Hawaiian, Seafood

Hours of Operation:
Reservations from 11:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.
For reservations larger than 4, please contact the restaurant directly.

*In an effort to preserve the ambiance for our more intimate diners, we do not accept bookings for split parties.

Priority seating in the restaurant is given to those with reservations. Specific tables, such as windows, may not be reserved in advance.
Same Menu is served all day in the dining room and Bar/lounge
Bar/lounge seating for walk-ins, based on availability from 11:00 am to close.

Cross Street:
Hana Highway - Turn Left at the fishing boat with the fish flags

Dress Code:
Smart Casual

Price Range:
$50 and over

Payment Options
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, JCB, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(808) 579-8488

Website:
http://www.mamasfishhouse.com/

Parking Details:
Complimentary Valet.

Executive Chef:
Perry Bateman

Additional:
Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Corkage Fee, Full Bar, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Special Events & Promotions:
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.

Mama's Fish House Ratings and Reviews

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4.8

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.8

service

4.8

ambience

4.9

value

4.2

Noise

Moderate

96% would recommend it to a friend

Scenic View (737)
Waterfront (716)
Special Occasion (698)
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Romantic (652)
Worth the Drive (596)
Good for Anniversaries (588)
Local Ingredients (560)
Good for a Date (535)
Creative Cuisine (435)
Authentic (389)
Good for Birthdays (370)
Fit for Foodies (362)
Great for Outdoor Dining (273)
Handcrafted Cocktails (273)
Great for Lunch (234)
Fun (215)
Neighborhood Gem (185)
Quiet Conversation (181)
Cozy (173)
Hot Spot (169)
Healthy (159)
Casual (142)
People Watching (116)
Good for Groups (110)
Notable Wine List (109)
Sunday Lunch (88)
Bar Seating (68)
Seasonal (65)
Kid-friendly (64)
Business Meals (60)
Tasting Menu (60)
Organic (57)
Comfort Food (55)
Great for Brunch (53)
Disabled Access (46)
Paleo Friendly (45)
Happy Hour (34)
Vibrant Bar Scene (34)
Gluten Free Options (33)
Good Vegetarian Options (31)
Pre/post Theatre (29)
Great Beer (21)
Late-night Find (17)
Afternoon Tea (15)
Tapas (15)
Afternoon Coffee (9)
Vegan (9)
Live Music (7)
Quick Bite (5)
Spicy (5)
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 (New York Area)·Dined 5 hours ago

Great food and atmosphere.

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 (Vancouver)·Dined a day ago

One of the meals I’ve ever had!

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·Dined a day ago

The atmosphere was everything i hoped it would be. Gill, our server was spot on, and the food was completely delicious. Our good friends recommended Mama's Fish House, and so glad they did.

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 (Los Angeles)·Dined a day ago

AmAzing! Top notch! Excellent! Delicious!

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 (Orlando)·Dined 2 days ago

Wow, what a place. Has to be on your bucket list to do at least once. Everything down to the smallest detail was first class. Atmosphere was fantastic, food was over the top, and our waiter (Jeff) was one of the best we’ve ever had. Perfect for any special occasion.

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 (Hawaii)·Dined 2 days ago

We used to love this restaurant for years and never minded to pay the high price till this last visit. They are now serving fish and seafood from other than Hawaii and the quality is not that great. Though the service was always mediocre, it seems to be getting worse and worse each time and doesn’t justify $50-60 entree prices. Both of our entrees, venison and opakapaka, came cold and we had to send the fish back. Due to the time limit and not wanting to miss our flight, we decided to keep eating the venison instead of sending back. I guess when the restaurant has become that popular and sells out every day, they no longer need to pay attention to the details. Totally not worth the money and the most overrated restaurant on Maui:( I would recommend Spago or Ka’ana kitchen for the better service and quality.

Tags: Waterfront, Scenic View
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·Dined 2 days ago

A lovely restaurant with excellent food. Would have liked to have seen another dairy free option for dessert besides sorbet.

Tags: Special Occasion, Scenic View, Disabled Access
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 (Charleston)·Dined 2 days ago

Expensive lunch but well worth it. The fresh fish was well prepared, and the beef was tender and tasty. We had a table for two by a window with a view of the beach.

Tags: Casual, Good for Anniversaries, Quiet Conversation, Creative Cuisine, Worth the Drive, Great for Lunch, Scenic View, Waterfront
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 (Cleveland)·Dined 2 days ago

Overall it was a great experience. Our service was excellent and we had a table right by the window with great view during a late lunch.
Quality, presentation and preparation of appetizers and entrees was outstanding. Prices for food and cocktails on the very high end. For most, it is a very special venue, easy to spend $200-300 or much more. "Go and close your eyes to the right side of the menu".

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 (San Diego)·Dined 2 days ago

While pricey, Mama's delivers in unique Hawaiian ways. Sea to Table, forget the other. Our server Marcus is the epitome of what Ho'okipa (great hospitality) is. Simply no ka oe, the best.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Quiet Conversation, Waterfront, People Watching, Great for Outdoor Dining, Healthy
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·Dined 3 days ago

Mammas is simply amazing. Great food, service and atmosphere!!! Love love love!!!

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Waterfront, Special Occasion
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 (New York Area)·Dined 3 days ago

We absolutely loved Mama’s Kitchen. Everyone there is so nice and very professional. Made us all very comfortable.

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 (Seattle)·Dined 3 days ago

Stunning, expensive, wonderful food, expensive, wonderful service, expensive, beautiful view, expensive, a must experience! You have to go!

Tags: Great for Brunch, Special Occasion, Sunday Lunch
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 (Dallas)·Dined 4 days ago

We enjoyed our experience at MFH. The service, drinks, and food were all excellent. It’s the only place where we have ordered two desserts and both were spectacular. We plan on making MFH a must stop every time we are in Maui

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·Dined 4 days ago

Thank you for making a special day so wonderful. The birthday card greeting was very thoughtful. Each and every staff member was warm and welcoming, and the lobster stuffed Mahi Mahi was excellent. The atmosphere and design of the restaurant along with its location can’t be beat.
Mahalo, Tom

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Cozy, Fun, Special Occasion, Good for a Date, Creative Cuisine, Local Ingredients, Worth the Drive, Neighborhood Gem, Waterfront, Good for Anniversaries, Romantic
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 (Phoenix)·Dined 4 days ago

We visited Maui for my parents 55th anniversary and I brought them to Mama's as our farewell dinner. The team at Mama's couldn't have been nicer with all the little touches that made it special...the congratulations note on the table, the lei for my mom and every server wished them the best! This was in addition to the great food that they thoroughly enjoyed. Thank you to the Mama's team for a great evening and our final meal in Maui!

Tags: Special Occasion, Creative Cuisine, Good for Anniversaries, Waterfront
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 (San Francisco)·Dined 4 days ago

Great Atmosphere and very pretty dining experience!!!

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 (Chicago)·Dined 4 days ago

Wonderful service, good food, beautiful ambiance. Lived the total experience.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Good for a Date, Scenic View
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 (Naples)·Dined 4 days ago

Mama’s Fish House is a memorable dining experience! It may be high end pricing but you do get great service, food, and ambiance. Our server, Chip, was friendly and helpful throughout our meal. Fish entrees were excellent and be sure to save room to share a dessert. I recommend dining in daylight hours, or at least just before sunset, to appreciate the beautiful Oceanside setting.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Scenic View, Handcrafted Cocktails, Authentic, Good for a Date, Worth the Drive, Good for Birthdays
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·Dined 4 days ago

Amazing food, service and view! Expensive but worth the extra dollars for extra special occasion. Relaxed pace - time to really enjoy the ambiance and each course. Black Pearl dessert is extra special. Book before you travel for your best choice of dining times.

Tags: Authentic, Good for a Date, Romantic, Worth the Drive, Good for Anniversaries, Scenic View, Waterfront
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·Dined 4 days ago

Worth the drive....Amazing food.
Fresh local catch.

Tags: Local Ingredients, Creative Cuisine, Romantic, Afternoon Tea, Worth the Drive, Scenic View
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 (Vancouver)·Dined 4 days ago

This was our second visit to Mamma’s seafood.it was fantastic as always.
We would not think of visiting Maui without a stop at Mamma’s for a fabulous meal.
Thanks

Tags: Romantic, Special Occasion, Creative Cuisine, Great for Outdoor Dining, Quiet Conversation
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·Dined 5 days ago

Great food, service , and ambiance. We had an allergy at the table and the restaurant could not have taken better care of us. They offered multiple options for us!

Highly recommend.

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·Dined 5 days ago

It was a Wondeful dining experience! The meal was delicious and the servings were very generous. Our server, Junior, was very helpful regarding the menu items. I liked that it was kid friendly. I will definitely go back the next time I come to Maui.

Tags: Local Ingredients, Kid-friendly, Cozy, Creative Cuisine, Waterfront
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 (Anchorage)·Dined 5 days ago

The food was delicious. Several in our party had food allergies and the staff were very helpful and attentive.

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·Dined 5 days ago

From the moment we set foot on the property we knew we were in for a great evening. Stunning view of the beach and ocean. Everyone from the greeter, valet parking, hostess, wait staff , managers and the bartenders were simply fabulous. Our experience was superb and the food was amazing! We will be back next trip to Maui!

Tags: Casual, Notable Wine List, Bar Seating, Good for Groups, Creative Cuisine, Hot Spot, Scenic View, Handcrafted Cocktails, Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date, Worth the Drive, Special Occasion, Great for Outdoor Dining, Waterfront, Romantic
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 (Toronto)·Dined 5 days ago

Mama's Fish House was recommended to us by friends who had gone when they visited Maui. We decided to go there for a date night during our honeymoon and we're absolutely floored by how amazing the experience was. The staff was friendly and professional. Our server knew the menu and made great recommendations. The view was absolutely stunning and the meal was by far the best seafood meals we'd ever had!

Mama's Fish House also went the extra mile by giving us a seat with an incredible view and a personalized congratulations card.

Beyond glad we listened to our friends and went to Mama's Fish House. Will definitely recommend it to friends & family! Looking back on our honeymoon, this was one of the highlights!!

Tags: Scenic View, Waterfront, Neighborhood Gem, Creative Cuisine, Romantic, Handcrafted Cocktails, Special Occasion, Authentic, Hot Spot, Good for a Date, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Seattle)·Dined 5 days ago

Amazing, authentic, special Hawaiian dining experience in a beach front setting

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Great for Lunch, Romantic, Sunday Lunch, Waterfront, Healthy, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Phoenix)·Dined 5 days ago

Mama's is a little on the expensive side, but worth every penny. We went there for lunch and it was already crowded. Make sure you have a reservation. Our table had an awesome view of the waves crashing on the bay. Great gardens and trees. Our waitress was superb, attentive, knowledgeable about the different fish/dishes. Busboys always clearing any used plate. The food was superb. Everything was excellent and worth the price as far as I'm concerned.

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 (Atlanta)·Dined 6 days ago

We stayed at the Inn there our last night to be closer to the airport and enjoyed celebrating our anniversary at Mama's Fish House! The food was phenomenal! Everything we had was wonderful and I'd recommend splurging for the lobster bisque too!

Tags: Worth the Drive, Fit for Foodies
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 (Northern MI)·Dined 6 days ago

We were fortunate to get a table right next to the window facing the ocean, so the view was spectacular! We had 3 appetizers (fish collar; stuffed mushrooms and venison) which were delicious and unique. All of the food, liquor, beer and wine is very expensive, but I guess you are paying for the view and the exceptional service, as well as the superb presentation of the food. The entrees start at $56 and we didn't have entrees so I cannot comment on those. The appetizers we had were $22-25 each. Servings were not large. Mama's is definitely a spot to visit, but I wouldn't be able to afford going here too often.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Neighborhood Gem, Waterfront, Romantic, Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries, People Watching
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined 6 days ago

A must every time we are in Maui!

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 (San Francisco)·Dined 6 days ago

The ahi Penang was the best dish I’ve ever had! Our server, Jaden was attentive and fun.

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 (St. Louis)·Dined 6 days ago

Wonderful food and experience! The server was very personable and knowledgeable about the food and area.

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·Dined 6 days ago

This was the single best meal I have had in my life...and it's been a lengthy life. Fresh, perfectly seasoned, wonderful smells and presentation...served by a fabulous staff. The ambiance is happy and nurturing. I wish that the cost of the meal were not so high. My overall experience was positive from the initial call for a reservation. Thank you so much to your team as a whole.

Tags: Tapas, Good for Anniversaries, Pre/post Theatre, Handcrafted Cocktails, Hot Spot, Kid-friendly, Good for a Date, Scenic View, Romantic, Quiet Conversation, Healthy, Comfort Food, Sunday Lunch, Great for Lunch, Cozy, Creative Cuisine, Casual, People Watching, Fun, Waterfront, Good for Birthdays, Worth the Drive, Local Ingredients, Great for Brunch, Great for Outdoor Dining, Authentic, Special Occasion, Afternoon Tea
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 (Denver)·Dined 6 days ago

We have been to Mama’s on 2 previous occasions and it is always excellent. Today did not disappoint...The Freshest Sashimi Tuna in a mixture of goodness including being served in a 1/2 of a coconut, and then Macadamia Nut encrusted MahiMahi that was stuffed with 1/2 a lobster tail....the other 1/2 of the tail was served on top of the stuffed wonder....and on the advice of our flight attendant on the always wonderful Hawaiian Airlines A330, my wife had a piece of fresh Onaga caught today. Holy Mother of Fish Houses! Delicious!!

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·Dined 6 days ago

AB-soluteLY fabulous!!!
We will be back. The island ambiance a must for locals and visitors.

Tags: Healthy, Cozy, Good for Anniversaries, Fun, Local Ingredients, Worth the Drive, Authentic, Neighborhood Gem
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 (Tahoe)·Dined 6 days ago

Great. Amazing

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 (Seattle)·Dined 6 days ago

For many years, our annual trip to Maui always concludes with lunch at Mama’s. Yes, the prices are outrageous. But it never disappoints. The vibe and the service are great, but the food is truly amazing. Loved it again and we’ll be back next year.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Waterfront, Scenic View, Great for Lunch, Fit for Foodies, Authentic, Handcrafted Cocktails, Worth the Drive, Good for a Date, Creative Cuisine, Romantic, Good for Birthdays, Special Occasion
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 (San Diego)·Dined 6 days ago

We visit Mamas every trip to Maui. The food and service is excellent and makes it worth the lonG drive and high price. Every time we try something new and every dish has been excellent. The home made ice cream along would be worth the trip.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Creative Cuisine, Special Occasion, Worth the Drive, Local Ingredients, Good for Birthdays, Romantic
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