1. La Mariana Tiki Bar & Restaurant, Honolulu
Located on Oahu’s Sand Island, La Mariana Sailing Club is one of the last truly original tiki restaurants found throughout the Hawaiian Islands, and an absolute must-visit while in Honolulu. And really is there anywhere better to order a mai tai than a classic tiki bar?
50 Sand Island Access Rd, Honolulu, HI 96819
2. Hali’imaile General Store, Makawao
Though called a general store, this establishment is actually a stellar seafood restaurant with a quaint country atmosphere. Hali’imaile General Store is renowned Chef Bev Gannon’s original and most acclaimed restaurant – featuring "eclectic Pacific regional American food with Asian overtones." Pair your mai tai with their Lilikoi Crème Brulee for the perfect dessert.
900 Haliimaile Road Makawao, Hawaii 96768
3. On The Rocks, Kailua-Kona
This local landmark overlooking the Pacific Ocean serves up mouthwatering island-inspired fare and delicious cocktails - mai tais included.
75-5824 Kahakai Rd, Kailua-Kona, HI 96740
4. Monkeypod Kitchen, Kapolei + Kihei
This iconic Hawaiian farm-to-table eatery with two locations is popular among locals and tourists alike. Served with a liliikoi foam and pineapple slice, the mai tai from Monkeypod is absolutely to-die-for.
Maui: 10 Wailea Gateway Place B-201, Kihei, HI 96753 Kapolei:
92-1048 Olani St, Kapolei, HI 96707
5. Oasis On The Beach, Kapa’a
Located in the Waipouli Resort is this lovely Hawaiian eatery known for ocean views, fresh seafood, and delicious drinks – be sure to order a mouthwatering mai tai.
4 820 Kuhio Hwy, Kapaa, HI 96746
6. Mai Tai Bar at The Royal Hawaiian, Honolulu
Located at Waikiki's iconic pink hotel, the Mai Tai Bar not only serves up stellar cocktails of the same name - but gives guests epic views of Waikiki Beach, the Pacific Ocean, and Diamond Head.
2259 Kalakaua Ave, Honolulu, HI 96815
7. Kimo’s, Lahaina
Can you imagine anything better than sipping a mai tai with this view? If you are planning a trip to this Lahaina seafood + steak restaurant for sunset, be sure to make a reservation for prime seating.
845 Front St a, Lahaina, HI 96761
8. Lava Lava Beach Club, Waikoloa
One of Hawaii's only toes in the sand restaurants, there is little better than sipping a mai tai at Lava Lava Beach Club. They even have flights of mai tais if you can't decide on one particular drink!
69-1081 Ku'uali'i Pl, Waikoloa Village, HI 96738
9. Duke’s Kauai, Lihue
This festive beachside eatery may be located at the Kauai Marriot, but it serves up some mean island drinks, as well as American and Hawaiian favorites.
3610 Rice St, Lihue, HI 96766
10. House Without A Key, Honolulu
Located in Waikiki's Halekulani Hotel, this Hawaiian restaurant serves up breakfast favorites with an island twist, as well as tropical drinks (mai tais included), pupus, and incredible sunset views.
2199 Kalia Rd, Honolulu, HI 96815
11. Splasher’s Grill, Kailua-Kona
This bustling local watering hole serves up classic American fare overlooking the Pacific Ocean. Oh, and their tiki drinks are pretty good, too!
75-5663 Palani Rd, Kailua-Kona, HI 96740
12. Keoki’s Paradise, Koloa
This Kauai tiki bar may feel kitschy, but it is a neighborhood favorite for its gorgeous setting, seafood dishes, and classic Hawaiian cocktails like the mai tai.
2360 Kiahuna Plantation Dr, Koloa, HI 96756
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