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Class Act

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310 W Kaahumanu Ave, Maui, HI 96732
(808) 984-3280
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Saturday
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Hours:
Wed 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Reservations

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Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Truly a Class Act!

This is one of the best restaurants I've ever eaten at - on a par with Michelin 2 and even 3-star restaurants. the food, service, and ambiance were outstanding. Too bad they are only open during terms at Maui College where the Maui Culinary Institute is housed and only for lunch on Wednesdays and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 12, 2015
Jerome B
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Columbia, Maryland
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Columbia, Maryland
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32 reviews 32 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

This is one of the best restaurants I've ever eaten at - on a par with Michelin 2 and even 3-star restaurants. the food, service, and ambiance were outstanding. Too bad they are only open during terms at Maui College where the Maui Culinary Institute is housed and only for lunch on Wednesdays and Fridays even during those periods. When... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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24 reviews 24 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

We've been to a number of culinary arts programs, including the CIA in Napa and Kendall College in Chicago and this "Class Act", a part of the culinary arts program at UHMaui, rocks with those others. Only open for lunch and a tough reservation to get, it's fun to talk to the students and see what they are up to... More 

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Berkeley, California
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118 reviews 118 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2013

After 3 years of hearing about the Maui Culinary Art School I finally coordinated my Maui visit with the last week the Class Act restaurant was open before winter break. The menu was French and absolutely fabulous. True, the host mispronounced some of the French offerings, but all the student staff were trying so hard. The meal is a prix... More 

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Huntington Beach, California
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26 reviews 26 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2013

If you want a fabulous lunch on Maui, do NOT miss this place! Every time we visit Maui we have a lunch here, but unfortunately their schedule doesn't always match ours! Since it is on campus, they aren't open if the school is on break or during the beginning of a semester. BUT is they are open, we always make... More 

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California
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34 reviews 34 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2013

We have done French twice, Latin, Moroccan, Asian, and now finally Italian and I have never had a bad meal here. The food and service has always been excellent and top notched. It use to be a set price (e.g. $32 per person) but now they have a price range depending on what entrée you choose ($29-$36.95) and there is... More 

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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112 reviews 112 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
91 helpful votes 91 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2013

This is one of Maui's hidden gems. I was hesitant at first, but after reading the great reviews I just had to try this. The restaurant is located on the second floor of the Maui Culinary Academy (above the cafeteria). The food is prepared by aspiring cooks and students and managed by the chef and dining room instructors - it's... More 

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Saskatchewan
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55 reviews 55 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2013

The food and service was excellent. The cuisine was Moroccan when we went. The courses included: amuse bouche, naan bread, appetizer, soup or salad, entree and dessert.

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Dallas, Oregon
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315 reviews 315 reviews
234 restaurant reviews
198 helpful votes 198 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2012

If you want maximum value for your dining dollar, you can't do better than Lei's Class Act at bthe UH Maui culinary school. It's been a "must" destination on all of our trips to Maui ever since we discovered it. I'm mystified why there are so few reviews of this gem -- even at twice the price, you rarely will... More 

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Quesnel, BC
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60 reviews 60 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2012

My wife and I ate lunch there with Rotary Club of Maui, the culinary students practicising their skills on us Rotarians. I have no idea what we ate (they forgot to give us their menu for the day), but I do remember the appetizer was a crab cake that was sublime, and the entree and dessert were both delicious. Best... More 

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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30 reviews 30 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2012

Joined them for their last dinner of the year on dec. 7. It was a 5 course dinner w/paired wines culinary extravaganza.. A few of the courses were duck, lamb, and scallops. It began with Champagne, and a caviar topped ahi(I believe) pupu. Everything was excellent & the service impeccable, We've dined here on all our previous maui trips. I... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 310 W Kaahumanu Ave, Maui, HI 96732
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Maui
  • Phone Number: (808) 984-3280

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Eclectic
Open Hours
Wednesday
11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 12:30 pm

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