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Polli's Mexican Restaurant

) #3 of 22 Restaurants in Makawao ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ Mexican, , Vegetarian Friendly
1202 Makawao Ave, Makawao, Maui, HI 96768-9522
+1 808-572-7808
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good43%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“burrito” (45 reviews)
“tacos” (25 reviews)
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Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
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1202 Makawao Ave, Makawao, Maui, HI 96768-9522
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Reviews (475)
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1 - 10 of 465 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Our family stopped in for a late lunch. Apparently everyone else had a late lunch as there were no tables. We ended up sitting at the bar. My son and hubby loved their burrito but I didn't love my fish tacos. However, Bernadette made up...More

Thank DawnJones13
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Many locals in having a cocktail. There was a really positive local vibe. The waitress was friendly. We ordered a taco plate that was just OK, but the seafood supreme was delicious. Generous portion sizes.

Thank Lauren M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

🌮 I have been a patron of Polli's for about 40 years & have never been disappointed . Delicious Southern California Mexican food. Great for Lunch, Happy Hour and Dinner. Try the mahi mahi tacos. My favorite is the Combo. Plate of Chile Relleno, Chicken...More

Thank Pamela E
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We decided to try lunch at this small Mexican restaurants at the crossroads in town. Seating inside with a small bar (locals hanging out). Full bar with some local craft beers and margaritas. They charge for chips (both corn and flour) and fresh salsa (tomatoes,...More

Thank Thomas V
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The food is good here. But it is a drinking place not a family restaurant. It's dark with the smell of stale beer. Dust on the light fixtures. My husband likes the place so we will return, but not my choice for a lunch or...More

Thank DJK808
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

Had pork burrito, asked them to leave out the rice and they did, but I think that they put in extra beans to make up for it. Still liked it and the chips and salsa, great blended margarita. Liked it so much I bought a...More

1  Thank Bruce S
Reviewed 22 May 2017

I go here weekly for food and drinks. Great atmosphere and friendly people. Great staff and good prices!

1  Thank makawaoboy
Reviewed 7 May 2017

Excellent food and ambiance with good Maui Service. Food: Mrs. had the mahi mahi tacos and loved them. Especially liked the fish grilled rather than deep fried or breaded. I had the chicken taco and enchilada plate which may have been the best I've ever...More

1  Thank Wise_Eagle
Reviewed 27 April 2017 via mobile

Polli's is so much more than Mexican food and every bit of it is delicious. From hamburgers, fish tacos, and barbecue chicken to the enchiladas and Maui Wowie shredded beef nachos, the menu is extensive and full of such yummy guilty pleasures. It is really...More

1  Thank MichelleandDere... N
Reviewed 27 April 2017 via mobile

We had amazing margaritas here and serve was great. My favorite was the strawberry margarita. Price was very reasonable and they make their own salsa too.Will definitely be back

1  Thank leileimama808
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
We are wanting to find some good gluten free accommodating restaurants. Do you accommodate gluten free? My daughter is celiac and we will be looking for some options when we visit Makawao.
24 October 2016|
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Response from Steven J | Reviewed this property |
Unfortunately.......off the top of my head I do not. Feel free to research the top restuarants you might consider and then either call or check out their menu online. Sorry........
How far is this restaurant from the Marriott Resort and Spa in Waialea?
16 October 2016|
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Response from Glenn A | Reviewed this property |
Thanks for your question. Coming from Waialea, it would be about a 20-30 minute drive, depending on traffic. For directions, just pretend you are heading back to the airport. Turn right onto the Hana Hwy and drive to a... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 20 - US$ 20
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1202 Makawao Ave, Makawao, Maui, HI 96768-9522
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Maui  >  Makawao
  • Phone Number: +1 808-572-7808
  • E-mail
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