Down The Hatch

Updated on:
June 16, 2016

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Down The Hatch is the restaurant in the center of the lower level of the Wharf Cinema Center.  That’s the shopping center across the street from the Banyan Tree in Lahaina.  It’s at 658 Front Street.  Phone 808-661-4900.

This casual restaurant specializes in seafood, though there are other choices also on the menu.  It’s open for breakfast, lunch, dinner, and late night, with the same menu from lunch through evening. There are appetizers, tacos, small and large entrees, fresh fish, burgers, plate lunches, and salads. They have validated parking in the lot you can enter from Laukini Street.

Down the Hatch claims Maui’s longest Happy Hour, from 2 to 6 PM daily.  At various days and times, they often have live music, happy hour discounts, and late night special events, so see their schedule for all of those at Down The Hatch  Events.

Breakwall Shave Ice is a shave ice stand adjacent to the restaurant. In addition to regular shave ice like other places on Maui, Breakwall also offers “adult shave ice” with alcohol, plus Hawaiian cocktails. They also have happy hour discounts from 2 to 6 PM.  More info is at Breakwall Shave Ice.

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See below for Down The Hatch menu list, food photos and video.

For reviews, menus, photos of other restaurants on this side of Maui see West Maui Restaurants.

Down The Hatch menu (subject to change) $ Inexpensive


Coconut Crispy Shrimp
Sampler Platter
Crispy Calamari Strips
Mermaid Fries
Lava Lava Shrimp
Koki Beach Quesadilla
Mermaid Tenders
Chips & Salsa
Bacon & Sprouts
Ahi Samurai

Big Plates & Fresh Fish

Cantina Pig Plate
Sesame Seared Ahi
DTH Fish & Fries
Chicken & Waffles
Macadamia Nut Crusted Mahi
Captain’s Catch

Tortillas – Tacos

Mahi Mahi
Seared Ahi
Lava Lava Shrimp
Baja Chicken
Sweet Potato


Lobster & Crab Stuffed Grilled Cheese
Shrimp Po Boy
Lava Lava Spicy Chicken
Surf & Turf Burger
DTH Cheeseburger
Fish Sandwich
Quinoa Veggie Burger


Summer Strawberry Spinach
Grilled Fish
Spicy Caesar


Chicken & Biscuit
Breakfast Burrito
Fried Rice Plate
Southern Loco Moco
DTH Breakfast Sandwich
Huevos Rancheros
Hobo Plate
Hot Cakes
French Toast Tower
Chicken & Waffles

Down The Hatch Photos

Down The Hatch

Some of the above photos are courtesy of Down The Hatch

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