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Joe's Nuevo Latino - CLOSED

131 Wailea Ike, Wailea, Maui, HI 96753
+1 808-875-7767
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good29%
  • Average16%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
11 Oct 2017
“It's Noisy Next to the Kitchen”
1 Sep 2015
“It's closed now because it was weird”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Gluten Free Options
131 Wailea Ike, Wailea, Maui, HI 96753
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1 - 10 of 396 reviews

Reviewed 11 October 2017

Ask for a table some distance from the very noisy open kitchen ... I did, and, it was just noisy elsewhere. The food was extra special ... I'd say, in the excellent range! She ordered sea food and I ordered meat loaf .... both were...More

Thank JimNI1939
Reviewed 2 September 2015

It wasn't good. It has closed. Was weird and dark and not good. The food was not good it was way over seasoned and I was never sure what I was eating. The decorations were weird. The view was nice.

Thank Celia H
Reviewed 13 August 2015

it was a little tired before, needing a revamping and the results are great. love the décor, new menu, cocktails (machete my favorite), loved the mushrooms, coconut ceviche, chicken mole tamale and fish entrée! 5 stars, way to go!

Thank DebbieJohn96753
Reviewed 3 August 2015 via mobile

Finally, a restaurant on Maui that has it all. Beautiful views, incredible flavors, stunning decor and a menu that makes you want to go back for more. Although it is easy to find some excellent dining experiences on Maui, I can only have so much...More

1  Thank Stephen M
Reviewed 3 August 2015 via mobile

This place is so much fun. The food was nothing short of amazing. The cocktails were very inventive and delicious. Service was great, from the bartender to the table. Wailea needed a place like this.

1  Thank April L
Reviewed 2 August 2015

Unusual location and hard to find, but WOW. This restaurant use to be Joe's Bar & Grill and doesn't look like some of the photos anymore. New Chef Owner who apparently was the Chef of Four Seasons. New Latin Cuisine with local ingredients, this restaurant...More

2  Thank george t
Reviewed 1 August 2015 via mobile

As soon as I walked in I knew I had found what I was looking for, it was the smells of Latin America coming from the kitchen filling the restaurant. It reminded me of my grandmother cooking dinner at home from scratch. I then took...More

Thank Stephen M
Reviewed 30 July 2015 via mobile

Joe's Nuevo Latino has quickly become my favorite new restaurant! This is where I go for drinks after work, take new friends, and recently enjoyed an amazing coursed dinner and wine with family to celebrate a birthday. Every time I try a new dish it...More

Thank Sharon M
Reviewed 29 July 2015

I am really shocked at some of the great ratings for this restaurant. I wonder if they went to the same place I did? Or are they friends of the new management team. I am a local and everyone I have talked to about this...More

Thank BKGTrips
Reviewed 26 July 2015

Strange location in the Wailea Tennis Center with parking above the restaurant on the street. Excellent sunset views and Happy Hour worth a visit. Fun Latin Cuisine, everything fresh and delicious. Lots of beverage choices, a definite destination for Tequila Drinkers. Fun open air atmosphere(...More

Thank HawaiianStyle808
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$35 - US$50
Dining Style
Home Style
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 131 Wailea Ike, Wailea, Maui, HI 96753 (Formerly Joe's Restaurant)
    (Wailea Ike Drive)
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Maui  >  Wailea
  • Phone Number: +1 808-875-7767
  • E-mail
Joe's Nuevo Latino celebrates the incredible diversity of food from Latino communities around the world. Guests enjoy a culinary journey designed to introduce the best, most inspired Latin flavors blended with fresh, local ingredients. The menu features small and large plates, all equally sharable, and includes dishes such as Peruvian ceviches, Argentinian-style beef with chimichurri, Puerto Rican pastele, spicy shrimp with Ecuadorian corn cakes, Cubano conchita pibil (slow roasted pork shank), chicken tamale with Oaxacan mole, Mexican-style roasted fresh fish, and traditional Spanish pulpo a la plancha (grilled octopus). Guests will experience a contemporary, communal, high energy atmosphere and a bar featuring traditional and imagined cocktails with a particular emphasis on tequila and mezcal. The creative force is Chef de Cuisine Gary Johnson, one of Maui's top up-and-coming young culinary talents and an avid traveler with a passion to share his interpretation of nuevo latino cuisine. The award-winning management team includes partners: Chef Roger Stettler, Chef Bev Gannon, Greg Shepherd
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