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Polli's Mexican Restaurant

₹₹ - ₹₹₹Mexican, , Vegetarian Friendly
1202 Makawao Ave, Makawao, Maui, HI 96768-9522
+1 808-572-7808
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good42%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“chips and salsa” (60 reviews)
“burrito” (46 reviews)
“tacos” (23 reviews)
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11:00 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
1202 Makawao Ave, Makawao, Maui, HI 96768-9522
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Reviewed 21 March 2018 via mobile

We stopped for lunch after our Maui Pineapple tour. Despite the line, we only had to wait for about 20 minutes. The staff was friendly and efficient. The food very good and the drinks refreshing. We would definitely return and in fact we did stop...More

Thank merlinsurrietrekker
Reviewed 16 March 2018

We've visited Polli's the last dozen or so trips to Maui. The food is consistently good, as is the service. The margaritas are delicious and, despite how busy the place usually is, we've typically been seated pretty quickly. They have a diverse menu and we've...More

Thank Benvr
Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

The food was great, go during happy hour and your bill will be 1/2 price!!! The margaritas are outstanding!!! Service was great

Thank Ken C
Reviewed 3 March 2018

We ducked in here after touring art studio tours in the Upcountry area of Maui. My chili relleno was just fair, and our chicken enchilada boring. Nothing a good dose of hot sauce couldn't enliven and the cold Modelo helped immensely! Portions were generous. Environment...More

Thank Krisinseattle
Reviewed 26 February 2018 via mobile

We have come here many times over the years. A nice thing for us is that they have veggie taco meat and they will fill tamales, enchiladas, burritos, or tacos with it. They also have beef, chicken, or fish. I had a chili relleno and...More

Thank Sandy G
Reviewed 25 February 2018

I stumbled onto this place . they make a strong and tangy margarita ! the food servings are large and old school Mexican with emphasis on seafood .... ole ! This place feels likes a place where the locals go and everybody knows your name...More

Thank MagnificentPath
Reviewed 22 February 2018

Old cowboy town and on the corner of Baldwin and Makawao is Polis. Doesn’t look like much but it has good food at a reasonable price. My seafood enchiladas were stuffed. Decent selection of beer and they make a good margarita. Service was excellent and...More

Thank George L
Reviewed 22 February 2018 via mobile

Stopped in here as part of a food tour with Local Tastes of Maui. We only had samples as part of the tour, but left with a great impression of the place. We will be back to more fully sample their menu!

Thank Allen L
Reviewed 13 February 2018

Way better than some restaurants in Mexico. Super generous portions. Quick, Friendly service. Had a dos equis

Thank cleemb210
Reviewed 5 February 2018

Ordinarily I avoid two kinds of restaurants on Maui: Steak houses and Mexican restaurants. But we found ourselves hungry in Makawao and frankly there was no other option that appealed to us. What a delightful experience we had here! Not a large place, but packed...More

Thank mhkay
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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........
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, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
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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