Crying Thaiger Maui is a new food truck that specializes in Southeast Asian cuisine street food, and it's quickly building a following of locals and tourists through word-of-mouth advertising.
Located on Waine'e Street, Crying Thaiger Maui is only a block off of famous Front Street in the west Maui town of Lahaina. It's located between Dickenson Street and Lahainaluna Road in an easy-to-see parking lot.
Entrees include Pad Thai (chicken, prawns or double veggie), a Chicken Plate, Top Sirloin Plate, and a Garlic Lovers Big Shrimp Plate. Of course, they offer an excellent Green Papaya Salad and a Spicy Minced Chicken Salad, staples in the Bangkok, Thailand street food carts.
Open Wednesday through Sunday from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m., Crying Thaiger Maui offers authentic Asian food with a bit of flair. It's a simple menu, but each item carries a lot of fresh, local flavors. Some items can be a bit "spicy", so talk to the owner (Steve) about your level of comfort.
Looking for good food at great prices, with ample parking and take-out service? Visit Crying Thaiger Maui in Lahaina for some "real Asian" food. Be prepared to come back again for more!
741 Waine'e Street
Lahaina, HI 96761
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- Spend some time shopping on Front Street and then make the leisurely walk over to Waine'e Street. It's less than 5 minutes from Front Street. It's conveniently located between Dickenson Street and Lahainaluna Road.
- If you ask directions from a local, tell them Crying Thaiger Maui is near the Maui Jim's building. Everyone knows where this building is located.
- There's plenty of parking in the lot where Crying Thaiger Maui is located.
- Enjoy dinner around 6 p.m. Then walk Front Street and enjoy Lahaina's mixture of art galleries, jewelry stores, gift shops, and souvenir stores.
- After dinner at Crying Thaiger Maui, try a Hawaiian tradition with a shave ice from Ululani's Shave Ice. There are two locations on Front Street, both near Cheeseburger In Paradise.
- Fulfill your urge for chocolate after spicy Thai food, with fudge from Hawaii Fudge Company. Also grab a bag of the Hawaii Flavors of salt water taffy made by Big Wave Taffy.
- Take-out is certainly an option, if you're in a hurry to return to your condo or resort. Call ahead and they'll have it ready for you!
Top 10 Maui Restaurants.
- Mama's Fish House is one of the most well-known restaurants on Maui.
- In Lahaina Town, try Lahaina Grill. It's one of the best restaurants on Maui.
- Merriman's Hawaiian Restaurant in Kapalua has won many awards for outstanding food.
- The Pineapple Grill in Kapalua is a popular, upscale restaurant popular with locals and tourists alike.
- On the west side of Maui, try Star Noodle. It's one of the most popular restaurants on the island.
- The Plantation House in Kapalua offers an excellent fine dining experience.
- Sarento's On The Beach in the Kihei area of Maui is always recognized for outstanding food and service.
- Hali' imaile General Store has pleased customers since opening in 1988 with its upcountry location.
- Japengo At The Maui Hyatt Regency Resort & Spa is a recent addition to the Top 10 Restaurants on Maui.
- Roy's in Ka'anapali has consistently been one of the top restaurants on Maui, Hawaii.
Maui's Top Attractions.
- Haleakala National Park lets you visit one of the most rare sights in the world at over 32,000 feet.
- The Road To Hana takes a full day but is one of the most famous drives in the world.
- One of the wettest and most beautiful valleys on all the Hawaiian islands is at Iao Valley.
- Visit 7 Sacred Pools (Ohe'o Gulch) past Hana on the far windward side of Maui.
- A "must-see" beach is Big Beach at Makena State Park on the southwest side of Maui, Hawaii.
- Lahaina Town & Banyan Tree on the west side of Maui is a historic whaling town with much to see.
- Stroll through gardens with over 45 varieties of lavender at the Ali'i Kula Lavender Farm.
- One of Maui's top-rated family attractions in the Maui Ocean Center.
- Maui Tropical Plantation offers rides through a tropical plantation and has a fun zipline.
- The Sugar Museum is located on Hawaii's largest working sugar factory.