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Cafe O'Lei Kihei

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Sushi, Hawaiian
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2439 S Kihei Rd., Kihei, Maui, HI 96753
(808) 891-1368
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10:30 am - 9:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 10:30 am - 9:30 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Dinner, Lunch, Reservations, Takeout

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Good onion soup, good service.

Very enjoyable casual romantic dinner for two. Good service, good food, reasonable price considering the freshness of the ingredients. The seared ahi was a good choice. the roast pork in honey not so much; too sweet and the fat edge should have some texture and crunch. We both loved the onion soup... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 23, 2015
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Phoenix, Arizona
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  • Local cuisine
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St Albert, Alberta, CANADA
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9 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

Great food, lovely ambiance and fast, friendly service. We zipped in here on a busy night, the staff were very gracious in inviting us in and making us welcome.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 NEW

Tempura fish and chips was my choice at lunch today, and I was impressed how light and tasty it was. My wife got a salad with fresh shrimp and we exchanged bites. Everyone enjoyed: my daughter's burger was gone in a flash. The fries were good too. Good service, and food at a fair price.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015 NEW

We didn't get there early enough in the vacation or we would have eaten there a lot more. So go there early & you'll be going there often. The food and service from everyone was awesome. Go there on off times or you will be waiting. The view looks right to the ocean. Picturesque at sunset. A must experience!!!

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Phoenix, Arizona
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015 NEW

Very enjoyable casual romantic dinner for two. Good service, good food, reasonable price considering the freshness of the ingredients. The seared ahi was a good choice. the roast pork in honey not so much; too sweet and the fat edge should have some texture and crunch. We both loved the onion soup with it's pastry crust.

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Walnut Creek, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015 NEW

Excellent cuisine and choices. Large portions, friendly service. It was loud. We chose this place because of the selection including sushi and raw bar items. We were disappointed to be told that any sushi, including sashimi, would take an hour or more to be served. Otherwise, very attentive service, decent wine list and great food!

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Phoenix, Arizona
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015 NEW

They serve fresh food reasonable priced, especially for lunch. The special of macadamia encrusted Mahi Mahi was tasty.

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Calgary
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

My wife and I were looking for a seafood fix while on Maui. Cafe O'Lei has been a favourite of ours and did not disappoint. From the fresh raw oysters to the mahi mahi dishes that we both enjoyed, the food was fresh and plentiful with a very reasonable price. The restaurant is busy and vibrant - the sign of... More 

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Victoria BC
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

We were a group on a budget and Cafe O'Lei hit the spot for us. There are a few more expensive options, but overall the prices were very reasonable. The waitress was very pleasant and attentive. The food arrived in quick time, even though the restaurant was packed that shows the kitchen staff were in control. We would go back... More 

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Hampton, Iowa
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

My husband and I stopped here for lunch on a Monday about 1 pm. Lunch prices were very reasonable..most items under $10. I had a side ceasar salad and lettuce wrap, and my husband had the Crab Club. Both were very good. Unfortunately the customer service was very poor. Perhaps it was just our waiter, but he was sitting with... More 

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Westlake Village, California, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

Definitely one of the best places to eat in Maui. Reasonably priced, good service and great food... I have eaten here many times and am never disappointed.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2439 S Kihei Rd., Kihei, Maui, HI 96753
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Maui  >  Kihei
  • Phone Number: (808) 891-1368

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Sushi, Hawaiian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 am - 9:30 pm
Monday
10:30 am - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
10:30 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
10:30 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday
10:30 am - 9:30 pm
Friday
10:30 am - 9:30 pm
Saturday
10:30 am - 9:30 pm

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