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Cafe O'Lei Kihei

2439 S Kihei Rd., Kihei, Maui, HI 96753
(808) 891-1368
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Ranked #23 of 137 Restaurants in Kihei
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Sun - Sat 10:30 am - 9:30 pm
Cuisines: Hawaiian
Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Late Night, Dessert
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Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Late Night, Dessert
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New York City, New York
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014 NEW

We went there for dinner though it was almost their closing time. The staff were all friendly and accommodating.They didn't rush us and we were able to enjoy the food and atmosphere.Sushi was pretty decent and I was happy they had Natto-maki. I would go back again next time I'm in Kihei.

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Vancouver, Canada
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014 NEW

We arrived mid-afternoon, looking for either a late lunch or an early dinner. We were eventually greeted by what we can only assume was a 'hostess' who said she'd be right with us, and then continued to stack and square up a pile of menus, put away her purse, and only then deigned to offer to seat us. We realized... More

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Denver, CO
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17 reviews 17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014 NEW

We stopped for lunch at the recommendation of many. Not disappointed with the special, fresh fish (I have forgotten what kind) with a lemon caper sauce. Yummy. Good but not sterling service. Pineapple upside down cake was also recommended. While it and the accompanying ice cream were good, my mother and wife have made better.

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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014 NEW

Specials were so worth your money. Pricey for some dishes but worth it. Fish special was excellent. Steak special was worth it. It was recommended by my friend and also the locals.

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Kearney, Missouri
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42 reviews 42 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014 NEW

We have eaten here in years past and were hoping again for a good dining experience. That did not happen. Quality of food is now average at best. Pork dinner had more fat than pork. They have been taking lessons from Spirit Airlines. Split a dinner $6, getting refill for club soda $1! Mandatory tip of 20% for 6. We... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014 NEW

Best prime rib I've ever eaten. Cafe Olei is a MUST every time I go to maui. I love everything about it.

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Calgary, Canada
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16 reviews 16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014 NEW

Restaurant is rather loud, due to the bar area. Unfortunately, sushi was not available the day we visited. I had the Quinoa Salad and my husband had the Beef Stir-Fry (one of the day's specials). Food was fresh.

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Rancho Santa Margarita, California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

I remembered having lunch here for about $10. Looking at the menu I was surprised that most entrees were about $15 and up. But they do have a daily fish special and it's not on the menu, so listen carefully to your server or just ask. It's normally mahi mahi with different toppings. For that day, macadamia nut crust with... More

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Tulsa, Oklahoma
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46 reviews 46 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

The menu looks SO good and the prices are reasonable, I wish we could've eaten here! They use items from local farms in their dishes (not entirely, just some) and still manage to keep the food prices down. If you're going straight from the beach, make sure everyone has a shirt.

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Irvine, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

This is a great place to eat with family and friends, Staff is super friendly. The food and drinks hit the spot.

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