Ditch the Resorts and Eat at South Maui Food Trucks

south maui food trucks

Hawaii had lunch wagons long before today’s Mainland food truck craze, nevertheless, even with all of the activity and tourism, there are only a few of places where you can find food trucks. My brother gave us the heads up on checking out the food trucks and we couldn’t be more grateful. Resort food is overpriced and usually mediocre at best, so ditch it and hit these food trucks next time you are on the valley isle.

Three’s Food Truck

three's food truck maui

Chefs Cody Christopher, Travis Morrin and Jaron Blosser took their restaurant, Three’s Bar & Grill on the road with their Three’s Food Truck so you can enjoy the amazing food on the go. Menu items range from $5 to $12.

What should you order? How about these Hurricane Fries?

hurricane fries maui three's

or this Soft Shell Crab Po’boy?

three's food truck maui soft shell crab

Check out the full menu.

Where is the Three’s Food Truck? You can find them 7 Days a week 11:00am to 7:00pm at theKihei Market Place located across from Kalama Park in Kihei, Maui, Hawaii.

Check their Twitter, Facebook and Instagram feed for daily locations.

Jawz Fish Tacos

jawz food truck maui

Since 1998 Jawz has been catering to boogie boarding locals and beach going tourists in Makena. Their famous fish tacos led them to become a favorite stop for beach snacks and lunches. Menu items range from $5 to $10.

Wondering what you should you order? What they are famous for, of course! Fish tacos! By the way, they come in an XL size.

jawz food truck maui

Check out the full menu.

Where is the Jawz Fish Tacos Food Truck? You can find them 7 Days a week 11:00am to 9:00pm  on South Kihei Road. Pass the Makena Beach and Golf Resort and keep going until you see ’em.

We aren’t the only ones who love them, check out their reviews on Yelp.

Big Beach BBQ

Big Beach BBQ Truck Maui

Just before the parking entrance to Big Beach, you will find Big Beach BBQ, where Jerry and his family serve Fresh Fish Tacos, Smoked Kalua Pork Sliders,  Ice Cold Pineapple, Lilikoi (aka: Passion Fruit) Lemonade and more. The vibe is great here and so is every bite. Everything served is from locally grown produce and family recipes. Don’t forget to say hi to Bully, their friendly pup hanging out in the shade. Menu items range from $3 to $10.

Wondering what we ordered? These Pulled Pork Sliders on Taro Buns that we could have eaten 10 more of…

big beach bbq pulled pork maui

and these amazing Fish Tacos?

big beach bbq fish tacos maui

Check out the full menu:

big beach bbq menu maui

Where is Big Beach BBQ? You can find them every day from 12:00pm to 3:00pm on the corner of Makena Road & Maluaka just past the Makena Beach and Golf Resort.

Keep up with them on Facebook and Twitter.

Kina’ole Grill

kinaole grill food truck maui

A California native from Lake Tahoe, Becca, moved to Maui six years ago and started this food truck four years ago and never looked back. Ranging from Fresh Caught Ahi, to Lilikoi Cheesecake, you will be licking your plate clean. Menu items range from $5 to $14.

What should you order? How about the Spicy Garlic Shrimp?

kinaole shrimp food maui truck

or the Crispy Calamari?

kinaole calamari food maui truck

Check out the full menu:

kinaole food truck maui menu

Where is Kina’ole Grill? You can find them every day from 12:00pm to 3:00pm at Alanui Ke’ali’i, Kihei, Maui, Hawaii 96753

You can keep up with them on Facebook.

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See some South Maui food trucks missing? Honestly, we skipped a few on purpose. We weren’t fans of the food and didn’t want to hurt their feelings. If you want to know who we skipped and why, send us a Tweet, or E-mail!

Think we just didn’t give someone a chance, let us know below so we can visit them on our next trip!

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