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Ulupalakua Ranch Store & Grill

Hwy 37, Kula, Maui, HI 96790
+1 808-878-2561
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good35%
  • Average11%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“elk burger” (66 reviews)
“venison” (18 reviews)
Open Now
09:00 - 17:30All hours
American, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
Hwy 37, Kula, Maui, HI 96790
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

After viewing the sunset and visiting the pineapple winery, this was a needed break and it did not disappoint. The staff was friendly and helpful and the food was delicious. I would comeback again! My husband loved the chili!

Thank Cholden80
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Great stop. Ranch has a great gift shop. Lots of local one of a kind treats and gifts. Staff has great knowledge of ranch history.

Thank O2654FJmiket
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

When on Maui definitely one should try the elk burgers and any other food at the establishment . Everything is fresh.

Thank Carol C
Reviewed 1 week ago

The ambience of this building is fabulous! Love the building and the setting. The stuff that they carry in the store is very well thought out and having lunch there is the frosting on the cake. This review is from someone born and raised in...More

Thank Abbie M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Awesome spot, worth the drive on from Haleakala for lunch. Cute shop with different souvenirs and "country" accessories. The guy serving the food was bubbly, helpful and great. Food was fresh, tasty and simple. I had the beef burger it was amazing and my husband...More

Thank brittapps
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This ranch serves elk, lamb, beef and venison as well as the local mixed plate. The elk. Urged is tender, juicy and full of flavor! They pride themselves in using all local ingredients. You pay inside the ranch store and they call your name outside...More

Thank Wlhilton
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped here before we drove the old road to Hana. To create little store with wonderful knickknacks and great food. Had a teriyaki beef sandwich that was to die for. Super friendly staff and a fun place to stop for the journey. Enjoy your nice...More

Thank bb9000cde
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Doing a road trip upcountry Maui. We wanted to check out the winery. Then saw this Ulupalakua General Store and walked over to check it out. We were a bit hungry. We decided to check out the menu. Now the service is slow and they...More

Thank Darlene R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Totally a random and unplanned stop. And well worth it!!! Salads and hot dogs are available, but come here for the burgers!!!! This is the one and only place that serves up elk burgers. SO GOOD!!!! I've never had one before, so I can't compare,...More

Thank Kristina M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Took a drive up to the winery over the weekend, then walked across to one of my favorite Maui stores and what turned out to be one of the best local venison burgers ever! Never even got a picture, it dove into my mouth so...More

Thank GlobalTutu
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Restaurant Details

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Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Wheelchair Accessible
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Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, View
Open Hours
09:00 - 17:30
09:00 - 17:30
09:00 - 17:30
09:00 - 17:30
09:00 - 17:30
09:00 - 17:30
09:00 - 17:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Hwy 37, Kula, Maui, HI 96790
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Maui  >  Kula
  • Phone Number: +1 808-878-2561
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When you come on up to visit us at Ulupalakua, you'll find it's not just about the drive. These days, it's about the food. "We're becoming a food destination," says Will Munder, Executive Chef of Ulupalakua Ranch Store & Grill. Mosey up to the counter, and you'll still find all the classic Ranch favorites, but the good stuff just got better. Now everything is made from scratch and as local as we can get it. The Ulupalakua lamb, beef and famous elk are part of our commitment to serve only meat from the Ranch or from Maui. And thanks to Upcountry's abundance. The bustling Grill gets crates of fresh local lettuce, onions, tomatoes, mushrooms, pineapple, herbs and more, every morning. Reminders of times gone by are everywhere inside the Ulupalakua Store, from the sepia-toned photos on the walls to the cowboy hats on the shelves. The Store is a happy place of simple things, good things. Our motto here at Ulupalakua Ranch is: "Happy People." Plain and simple.
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