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Charley's Restaurant

$$ - $$$American, ,
142 Hana Hwy, Paia, Maui, HI 96779-9745
+1 808-579-8085
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good34%
  • Average14%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“pancakes” (108 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
142 Hana Hwy, Paia, Maui, HI 96779-9745
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Ok went to Charlie's on Sunday for the first time. I had Banana Mac-nut Pancakes, My with had the Veggie Scramble, and mom had French Toast. My Pancake were hands down the best I had ever had! Buttermilk base tender and fluffy, with lots of...More

Thank Roger D
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Don’t event think about heading to another “sports bar” or that so called trendy Fish House down the street. Aren’t you in for an adventure in seeing the great captures of amazing music artists? Aren’t you ready for a REAL and one of the best...More

Thank akfishgirl907
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Maui resident here. I popped into Charleys for lunch. I ended up not ordering anything because the owner has decided to jack up the prices. Some appetizer (pupu) prices include: $16 for chicken wings! $15 for Spinach Artichoke Dip! $10 for a house salad! Are...More

Thank MauiNoKaOi_808
Reviewed 3 days ago

Excellent food for very good prices. Service could be slightly better, but not too bad - the food they serve is always fresh and delicious - cost is reasonable. Plates are really full. It is more country so not plush, but very comfortable. I would...More

Thank beverlykihei
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Would have been a 5 star great bar and three tvs for sports great waitress Melissa...but place seemed like sewer gas...gag😜

Thank Heidi B
Jonathan H, Owner at Charley's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Heidi, I'm surprised to hear that -- that's really unusual for us. Can you email me at Jonathan@CharleysMaui.com with the time you were here so I can investigate that? Thanks in advance. Take care, Jonathan, Owner

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great waitresses, food was ok. The onion rings were superb. Friendly atmosphere. Great place to hang out for a drink and relax.More

Thank Bluide26
Jonathan H, Owner at Charley's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

I appreciate the feedback! Thanks for stopping by and for taking the time to write this. I hope we'll get a chance to see you again soon so we can do even more to impress you, though. I'd love to earn another star or two!...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Paia is a hippish town with young people littering the place. It has a great vibe and unfortunately the locals that work at Charlies, are not worth the trouble. The staff needs a talking to about their rude behavior. Not all people want to be...More

Thank leianalu
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Make a point to stop in on Road to Hana or Upcountry Maui to see saloon frequently by resident, Willie Nelson. See the gold records, pictures of the many famous people in music, sports arts & entertainment who have frequented this historic Paia restaurant. See...More

Thank Kenneth S
Jonathan H, Owner at Charley's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Kenneth, I appreciate you taking the time to stop in! Thanks for the excellent review and for being a fan of what we do here -- can't wait to see you again soon for more! Mahalo, Jonathan, Owner

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was our last stop in Maui before flying back to the Mainland. Our server said that the Mai-Tais were equal to the best on the island (Mama's). True enough! Food and service was very good. Fun place!

Thank Michael M
Jonathan H, Owner at Charley's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Michael, thank you for making time to stop by our place before the end of your trip! Happy to hear you enjoyed it, too. Come back any time! Mahalo, Jonathan, Owner

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Suuuuper yummy (and huge) MacNut pancakes with coconut syrup. Great atmosphere and service. Could go back every morning!

Thank basmom
Jonathan H, Owner at Charley's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks so much for the compliments! Glad you're a fan -- come see us again soon! - Jonathan, Owner

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4 April 2016|
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Response from Diana P | Reviewed this property |
I agree with the other answers given. Probably best to contact the establishment personally. Hope you find what you are looking for.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
9:00 AM - 2:00 AM
9:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 142 Hana Hwy, Paia, Maui, HI 96779-9745
    (Luna Place)
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Maui  >  Paia
  • Phone Number: +1 808-579-8085
  • E-mail
Paia maintains its small-town, old Hawaii charm, and is now a bustling destination with restaurants, bars, shopping, coffee and gelato. At Charley’s you never know who might be sitting next to you. It’s long been a favorite hang-out for surfers, adventurers, writers, hippies, rock stars, artists, business leaders, celebrities, and all types, looking to get away and find the ultimate in Maui hospitality.
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