We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
New! Find and book your ideal hotel on TripAdvisor — and get the lowest prices

Charley's Restaurant

Certificate of Excellence
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
American, Bar, Pub
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
142 Hana Hwy, Paia, Maui, HI 96779-9745 (Luna Place)
+1 808-579-8085
Website
Today
07:00 - 22:00
Open now
All hours
Hours:
Sun - Thu 07:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 09:00 - 02:00
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review
Turn Your Opinions into Points!
Turn your opinions into JPMiles
Turn your opinions into PAYBACK Points
*You can enroll in only one programme at a time to earn rewards for reviews.
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
JPMiles / PAYBACK
50

700 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More
Showing 688: English reviews
Level Contributor
106 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We stopped in for breakfast and enjoyed it. The Portuguese sausage and spinach/jack cheese omelet kept me full all day long. Friendly service and no wait.

Helpful?
Thank alice_lenthe
Level Contributor
4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

If you like a dive bar, check this place out! Food ok, nothing special, I am sure if a headliner was playing it would have been the place to be. Traffic out of that area horrible.

Helpful?
Thank Donna D
Vancouver, Canada
Level Contributor
13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Had the cheapest drinks on the island and massive onion rings. The Coronas were only $5! There is so much to look at in the way of memorabilia of Willy Nelson's. A funky little place.

Helpful?
Thank Swanny1011
Level Contributor
365 reviews
234 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 141 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We had 9 adult children traveling with us on this morning. After a cold, rainy and foggy visit to Haleakala Crater we were looking for comfort food. We called 15 minutes ahead warning them if our arrival. They had a table set for us - perfect. Hot coffee, latte's, juice, eggs Benedict, and the most appreciated item was the macadamia... More 

Helpful?
Thank Clinton S
Jonathan H, Owner at Charley's Restaurant, responded to this review

Clinton, I'm happy to hear how much you and your whole group enjoyed everything, especially the pancakes -- those are one of our specialties! Can't wait to see you again soon for more! Mahalo, Jonathan, Owner More 

Tysons Corner, Virginia
Level Contributor
228 reviews
160 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

It was probably the only place open in Paia on Thanksgiving. That's why we did not experience the usual eastbound traffic backlog on Paia with the most silly traffic light in the whole island. Actually we were coming from Hana where we made the whole 138 miles of island circle from the reverse direction. We were treated very welcoming at... More 

Helpful?
Thank BirTurk
Jonathan H, Owner at Charley's Restaurant, responded to this review

I'm glad to hear we were able to show you a great Thanksgiving! Thanks for spending some time here, and for the great review -- hope to see you again before long! Mahalo, Jonathan, Owner More 

Fort Myers, Florida
Level Contributor
16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped in here for a late lunch one day. There weren't too many people in the place, but people started trickling in. The art on the wall was the best. So much to look at in regards to Maui, who has visited Charleys, and of course Willie. The server was in the mural on the wall and had a... More 

Helpful?
Thank eree1009
Jonathan H, Owner at Charley's Restaurant, responded to this review

Sounds like a great time overall! Apart from a few mixups with the service, and a slightly greasy cheese steak, I'm happy to hear how much you enjoyed everything. I'll make sure we fix those little mistakes for next time, and I hope you come back soon so we can do more to impress you! Thanks again. Take care, Jonathan,... More 

Kihei, Hawaii
Level Contributor
36 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I had the Thanksgiving special, the turkey was so salty, I couldn't eat it, the only thing on the plate that was good, was the cranberry sauce. The sweet potatoes were ok, everything else sucked. They are great for breakfast and lunch, but the chef tonight needs to taste what he cooks. Maybe it was just one bad plate. Otherwise... More 

Helpful?
Thank makawao96753
Jonathan H, Owner at Charley's Restaurant, responded to this review

I'm concerned to hear that you got this impression, as we put a lot of care and attention into out Thanksgiving dishes. I'm sorry to hear that the seasoning wasn't quite right, and I'll be sure to look into this further with the kitchen team. I'm glad you're a fan of our food during breakfast and lunch, so I hope... More 

Stonington
Level Contributor
78 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Whenever we visit Maui we always make it a point to have a breakfast at Charlie's. Rustic decor with much Willie Nelson memorabilia decorating the room. The extremely large pancakes are very good, but so is everything else.

Helpful?
Thank funlover_8
Jonathan H, Owner at Charley's Restaurant, responded to this review

We'll be glad to see you any time you're in Maui! Sounds like you're a fan of everything about us, from the food to the decor and everything else. I just hope that means you'll be back soon! Mahalo, Jonathan, Owner More 

Defiance, Ohio
Level Contributor
78 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

wife wanted to come here for lunch.because of the willie nelson affiliation. food was ok, beer was not real cold. i wouldn't go back, but she would.

Helpful?
Thank kandvr
Jonathan H, Owner at Charley's Restaurant, responded to this review

I'm sorry to hear that the beer wasn't cold -- the whole point of serving beer is to serve it cold, so I'm not sure how that happened, but I'll look into it. Thank you for the feedback and for giving us a try in the first place. Take care, Jonathan, Owner More 

Dallas, Texas
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Good place to get s bite yo eat and a beer. Nice bar atmosphere. Good service and drinks. Prices are good too.

Helpful?
Thank pdeibert001
Jonathan H, Owner at Charley's Restaurant, responded to this review

Happy to hear how much you enjoy it here! Thanks very much for the great review -- hope to see you again soon for another visit! Mahalo, Jonathan, Owner More 

Travellers who viewed Charley's Restaurant also viewed

 

Been to Charley's Restaurant? Share your experiences!

Turn Your Opinions into Points!
Turn your opinions into JPMiles
Turn your opinions into PAYBACK Points
*You can enroll in only one programme at a time to earn rewards for reviews.
JPMiles / PAYBACK
50
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 30 - US$ 30
Cuisine
American, Bar, Pub
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Bar Scene, Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 22:00
Monday
07:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 22:00
Thursday
07:00 - 22:00
Friday
09:00 - 02:00
Saturday
09:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 142 Hana Hwy, Paia, Maui, HI 96779-9745
    (Luna Place)
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Maui  >  Paia
  • Phone Number: +1 808-579-8085
Description
Paia maintains its small-town, old Hawaii charm, and is now a bustling destination with restaurants, bars, shopping, coffee and gelato.

At Charley’s you never know who might be sitting next to you. It’s long been a favorite hang-out for surfers, adventurers, writers, hippies, rock stars, artists, business leaders, celebrities, and all types, looking to get away and find the ultimate in Maui hospitality.

Questions & Answers

Here's what previous visitors have asked, with answers from representatives of Charley's Restaurant and other visitors
1 question
Ask a question
Washington DC, District of Columbia
8 months ago

See all questions (1)

Questions? Get answers from Charley's Restaurant staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?