808 on Main

808 on Main - Unpretentious Luncheons With A Creative Twist
Local Expert's Rating:
4 / 5
The Bottom Line:

From business lunches to couples and families, the 808 on Main is Maui's premier destination for sandwiches, pupu platters, and lettuce wraps. A mouthwatering selection of salads, sandwiches, and paninis are enough to please just about anyone, topped off with their signature smores and Monku Sweets cookies. Make lunch the highlight of your day in an airy, chic, and fun atmosphere, or choose a catering ensemble to spice up your next big gathering.

- The HawaiianIslands.com Local Expert Team

Hidden away near the northern shore of Maui, the 808 on Main has been serving up unbelievable lunch plates since 2015. Their dedication to creating delicious plates is evident across every item on the menu, ranching from soups and sandwiches to freshly pressed paninis. For more than four years in a row, this location has been voted as the ‘Best Lunch on Maui’ by the Maui Time Weekly. If you’re in the mood for an out-of-this-world lunch experience, 808 on Main might be the perfect option!

This special little restaurant is just a few miles from the Kahului Airport, directly off of Main Street and South Church Street. Its centralized location makes it a great stop along any visitor’s journey, only minutes away from attractions such as the Maui Nui Botanical Gardens and the Maui Tropical Plantation. Although parallel parking is always a possibility, some guests prefer to use the rear parking lot off of Wells Street.

The 808 on Main is currently open six days a week, from 10 AM to 3 PM from Monday through Friday, and Saturdays from 11 AM to 3 PM. Lunch and lunch specials are served all day and are perfectly customizable to meet the needs of every customer. No matter how you look at it, ‘The 808’ (as the locals say) is one of the best lunch spots on the island.

These are some of the most popular menu items at the 808 on Main.

Spicy Tuna Melt
The heat of Hawaii meets chicken of the sea with hot sriracha aioli, crunchy sourdough, and melt-in-your-mouth tuna salad. The flavors just keep coming!

Spicy Pasta Salad
While not necessarily a main dish at 808 on Main, a side of spicy pasta salad is a must-have with almost any order. This is easily the most popular side dish at the entire restaurant!

Chicken Pesto Pasta
Chow down on perfectly cooked chicken breasts seasoned with fresh-cut basil, served with a hearty helping of pasta, pesto, and garlic bread. It’s comfort food at its finest!

Barbeque Fries
Imagine crispy french fries topped with tender pulled port, all slathered in a thick layer of coleslaw. Frequent visitors say this is one of their favorites!

Smores Dessert
A cast-iron pan of melted chocolate and marshmallows makes the perfect pairing with crunching graham crackers. Great for families with young ones!

808 on Main is a Maui lunch haunt like none other. With so many flavors, sides, and sweets to choose from, it’s easy to see how this hidden gem became one of Kihei’s most popular eateries.

Insider Tips:
-808 on Main is very passionate about offering special dietary considerations to all customers. The company offers gluten-free bread for any sandwich choice, as well as additional modifications on all other menu items. Just ask your waiter for additional information.
-Happy Hour at 808 on Main comes with a different selection of drinks every day of the week. No matter what pleases your palette, be sure to peruse their wide selection of imports, sparkling wine, and specialty drinks. Mocktails are also available for customers needing a different set of flavors.
-Bringing picky kids along? No worries! The 808 on Main provides a specialized Keiki menu for little ones under the age of 13. Children can select a variety of tasty entrees and sides, including grilled cheese, turkey and cheese, tuna sandwiches, and chicken tenders. Choose between fries and carrot sticks to complete the meal.