Habibi Restaurant Review
It’s high time we review one of our favorite Upcountry Maui restaurants, Habibi on Maui, one of Makawao’s few really great spots to eat. Our little, sleepy Paniolo town is starved for more options for lunch and dinner, and this is one worth checking out. NOTE: Casanova’s has changed ownership so we might see a rebuild and new food, Makawao Steakhouse remains dormant, and we just heard Polli’s will have some new management, so there’s hope there too.)
We love what they’ve done with this space. Habibi’s garden setting has plenty of shade and sits in the very heart of Makawao.
Al Souq Mezza
Without a doubt, our favorite dish is the Al Souq. It’s a pretty massive meal (could easily be split with another if not terribly hungry) with lamb, chicken, falafel, cauliflower, hummus, tabouli, green salad, toum (we can’t get enough of this garlic bomb), feta cheese, rice, and pita bread.
Other Mediterranean Dishes
There are other plates (vegetarian, vegan, fish, and hummus/falafel/pita), shawarmas, appetizers, spicy fries, zaatar bread, and food for the keiki.
3655 Baldwin Ave, Makawao, HI 96768
Great breakfast and lunch, fast service and low-prices are found at the newest addition to Makawao’s food scene!
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