Editor’s Pick: Best Breakfasts on Maui When You're on the Run

If you’re like most people visiting Hawaiʻi, your itinerary is chock full of places to go, activities to enjoy and new things to try. And while quality dining is always enjoyable, sometimes you don’t have the time to gather the troops to enjoy a leisurely, sit-down meal before the first stop on your morning’s journey.

Don’t worry—This Week Hawaii has got you covered.

Here we’re breaking down our favorite stops on Maui to savor a quick bite before hopping back in the car for your next adventure. 

Maui Quick Bites 1Joey’s KitchenJoey’s Kitchen is situated in Whalers Village in the heart of Kaʻanapali, serving up local favorites in a warm atmosphere. Ask a local what to try—we bet they’ll recommend the Local Breakfast Burrito! Stuffed with mouthwatering garlic fried rice, bacon, sausage, egg and cheese, the breakfast burrito is definitely a crowd pleaser. Other popular picks include the Banana Macadamia Nut Pancakes, Pork Adobo Fried Rice and Short Rib Hash. PC: Joey’s Kitchen. 

Kihei Caffe – This popular counter-serve breakfast spot is a favorite for its traditional American dishes with a unique Hawaiian twist. Complete with hearty portions and a diverse menu, Kihei Caffe is a winner on Maui’s southwest shore. Don’t be fooled by its hole-in-the-wall appearance; Kihei Caffe is serious about its food. Favorite include Biscuits and Gravy to start, Pork Fried Rice and Scrambled Eggs and Huevos Rancheros. This Week tip: Grab a tasty Cinnamon Roll to-go—trust us, you won’t be sorry! 

Tasty Crust – Tasty Crust is a classic diner favorite in Wailuku town. Known for their ‘World Famous Pancakes,’ Tasty Crust “flips up” some serious flapjacks with an iconic “tasty crust.” Whether you opt for the popular Banana Hotcakes or stick with the classic regular order, you’ll fall for these crowd-pleasing ‘cakes. A hit with visitors and locals alike, Tasty Crust also offers iconic breakfast favorites like Loco Moco, Fried Rice and Opakapaka and Eggs.

Photo courtesy of HTA / Daeja Fallas

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