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Mai-Kai Restaurant & Lounge

3599 N Federal Hwy, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33308-6222
+1 954-563-3272
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Ranked #235 of 1,108 Restaurants in Fort Lauderdale
Price range: $31 - $80
Hours:
Sun 5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Tue - Thu 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: American, Asian, Steakhouse, Hawaiian
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Good for: Large groups, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Dining style: Fine Dining
Cross street: Oakland Park Boulevard
Description: Since 1956, we have captivated people with our warmth and magical aura. The Mai-Kai authentically recreates a Polynesian Village, complete with tiki torches, a thatch roof, tropical gardens, waterfalls and museum quality artifacts. The exciting Islander Revue is performed nightly by native Polynesian dancers in colorful hand sewn costumes. The Hawaiian wedding dance will seduce you, and the Samoan Fire and Knife dance will leave you speechless. The Revue is a favorite of all ages. The award winning cuisine includes American and Cantonese dishes, many prepared in our Chinese Ovens, and each dining room reflects a different Island of Polynesia. The Molokai Bar is a South Seas saloon with over 51 tropical drinks and live music nightly. "Home of the Mystery Drink" served by our sarong-clad maiden, with an orchid lei. Try our House Specialties - Mai-Tai and Barrel o'Rum. Happy Hour nightly 5 - 7 pm. Our Mai-Kai trading post and gift shop will give you a chance to bring home your favorite memories of the Mai-Kai. From Hawaiian shirts and hats to Polynesian Jewelry, everyone is sure to find something to bring home
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Long Island
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97 reviews 97 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014 NEW

I have been to this place three times and had fun every time. The food is very good as is the service. I love the atmosphere. Kind of half way between Hawaii and Disney. Some people consider the show a little corny but we love it. The performers and musicians really do a great job. Next time I'm in the... More

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Miami, Florida
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014 NEW via mobile

Just I can say that this place is awesome. Great food and great show ( that make you feel like you can dance when u move ur hips :) ) and great services...

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Schenectady, New York
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014 NEW

I found a buy 1 get 1 free admission coupon at our resort and decided it would be something different to do. They offered free valet parking which was cool, but when we went inside we were greeted by a less than friendly host who rolled his eyes when we told him about our coupon. The place is so dimly... More

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Miami, Florida
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014 NEW

My husband and I went for a birthday dinner and we had an amazing time. Everyone was courteous, they have so many drinks to choose from, dinner was great, we had won ton soup, and grilled salmon with fried rice, and honey garlic chicken with vegetables and rice. The desserts were awesome I had cherries Hawaiian (flaming bing cherries) over... More

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Long Beach, California, Usa
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22 reviews 22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

I am a Tiki nut . I went to Fort Lauderdale to attend a Tiki event and part of it was held at the Mai Kai. It is a Restaurant and Bar ... the Bar area is separate from the dining area. First off you will feast your eyes on the Building. It is a true tiki location. Bamboo everywhere... More

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Boca Raton, Florida
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014 via mobile

My husband and me went to celebrate our anniversary, and it was a blast!, beginning for the drinks,the food, the show was amazing, the gardens are beautiful. I am happy that we didn't pay too much attention to some critical reviews, but for us it was a wonderful place.

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

My boyfriend took me here for my birthday and we had a great time. Our server, Jessica was amazing. Professional, friendly, informative and always available!!! The show was a lot of fun, delciious drinks and the food was good. Will be back! Thank you Jessica!!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014 via mobile

Potent tropical drinks and beautiful Polynesian dancers what more can you ask for? Great food, you got it! Last time I was there I ordered the prime rib and fell in love! The best prime rib I've had since Prime Rib City in Laughlin, Nevada. If you're not there for dinner you can always stop in the bar and order... More

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Schenectady, New York
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

We went for the show and food AND drinks. We loved the show, the atmosphere, and the drinks….(and the souvenir tiki mugs!)….the food was OK….We are vegetarians, and there are some options, but no salt needed to be added by the diners, as it had all been cooked with too much already…. But we came here for the atmosphere, and... More

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13 reviews 13 reviews
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

Great place for all! The restaurant is lamp lit for ambiance, a stylish dress code and a quality three-course meal. The staff was friendly and helpful. Best of all, the show! Skilled dancers, colorful costumes, and I personally liked how the feeling they put into it was evident on their face. Also, they have gardens to walk about in for... More

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Additional Information about Mai-Kai Restaurant & Lounge

Address: 3599 N Federal Hwy, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33308-6222
Phone Number: +1 954-563-3272
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Fort Lauderdale
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Tuesday 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Wednesday 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Thursday 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Friday 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 31 - 80
Cuisine: American, Asian, Steakhouse, Hawaiian

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