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Polli's Mexican Restaurant

Certificate of Excellence
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Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly
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1202 Makawao Ave, Makawao, Maui, HI 96768-9522
+1 808-572-7808
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Fargo, North Dakota
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great food friendly and accommodating staff. A must for Maui The Main Street wis worth walking.Polli's has the best margaritas and bests also. One meal is good for a day

Thank spchriste
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20 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Menu typical of Mexican restaurants. Fresh, tasty food. Very cute and cozy place in a quaint town of Makawao in the Upcountry. Great place to stop by big dinner after a big hike in the Haleakala crater (same as 18 years prior : ) Beware: large portions. May want to share, especially with kids. They are very good at giving... More 

Thank ER2013family
Atlanta, Georgia
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100 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wow is all I can say. While this place may not have a five-star appearance, as it's more of a "locales" place to eat, the ambience is nice and comfortable but the food is truly amazing. I'm from Texas with a Latin surname, so I can tell you, this was like mama's cooking, amazingly great Mexican food. There were three... More 

Thank RolandoGomezPhotog
Gig Harbor, Washington
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34 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

Cute restaurant from outside with a bustling crowd, so we thought it was safe to try. I must say, that we were very disappointed with the quality of the food. I had chili relleno, which was unlike any I have ever had. It was made with cheddar cheese and a strange tomato sauce. It tasted nothing like what I have... More 

Thank Melodee M
Victoria, Canada
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25 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2017

We were there for dinner last night. Enjoyed our Mai Tais and our dinners and the service was greata. I had a chicken quesedilla and my wife had a chicken burrito.

Thank William C
Tulsa, Oklahoma
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70 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2017

We saw that the place had average reviews which normally means we don't go. But we decided to give it a try. We had just come off the Summit and decided to take that right turn to explore the Historic Town. VERY glad we did. The staff was friendly and polite. The Food was very good and plentiful. The pricing... More 

Thank Mike C
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24 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 March 2017

Always have a wonderful meal. Great food and large portions. Cozy setting in historic Makawao town. Fish tacos are super.

Thank Kent N
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264 reviews
157 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 March 2017

Reliable tasty Mexican food, great guacomole and margaritas. It seems that you get better service when it's during a super busy 'rush', rather than at a slower time. At the slower time, we ordered side of guacomole when we first sat down to enjoy with chips before ordering and while waiting for meal. It took 3 subsequent requests to two... More 

Thank wwglobetrotr
Edgewood, Washington
1 review
Reviewed 9 March 2017 via mobile

Sat at the bar & had a great time with Lori, the bartender! Learned about the wonderful work they are doing in Cambodia. Bought the scarves& donated to the cause! Recommend highly to everyone. All the food I've had on previous visits has been delicious !

Thank Lemonlady19
Montreal, Canada
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2017

Food and drinks were delicious. The vegetarian enchilada was excellent, and the portions were sufficient for left-overs. Service was friendly and attentive, and the vibe was fun and relaxed.

Thank ktotravelCanada

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 20 - US$ 20
Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly, 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

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?