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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 139 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
Restaurant details
Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Late Night, Dessert
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Austin, Texas
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014 NEW

We heard about this place, lots of raves, but could not put it together with the tacky sign, punny name and the strip mall location. It was the kids' last night in Kihei so we gave it a try and man, were we blown away! We walked into a 5Star place with an innovative menu. Despite our beach comber attire... More

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Los Altos, California
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60 reviews 60 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014 NEW

We can never miss eating here at least a couple of times everytime we visit Maui... the fish is always fresh ...can't beat this place!!

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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24 reviews 24 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014 NEW

I came here as a solo diner, and honestly, some great restaurants have turned into horrible experiences because of it in the past, but Cafe O Lei made me feel welcome even if I was dining alone! The food is a price you would expect in Maui, but the place was busy, and had been recommended to me by a... More

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Washington
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21 reviews 21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014 NEW

Didn't get a chance to eat here but the bar was great. Friendly place with good drinks and service. As good a hangout as years before when we lived on Maui.

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Senior Contributor
32 reviews 32 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014 NEW

Found this place while cruising around Kihei and are we happy we did. Arrived at lunch hour and were seated by a window overlooking the ocean. I ordered the Chicken Curry Salad with local fruits and vegetables. OMG, this was so good, it was amazing. My husband had the Mahi Mahi over rice with a Caesar Salad and cleaned the... More

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Sacramento, California
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33 reviews 33 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014 NEW

Great service and food. We enjoyed the Cafe O'Lei appetizer tower, the French Onion soup, Braised Short Ribs ( a little too sweet, but still good), Macadamia Nut Crusted Chicken and Seafood Soup (the shrimp were a little overdone). We were too full to try dessert. Our second best meal in Kihei.

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Surrey, Canada
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014 NEW via mobile

My friend and I had this recommended to us. We were having our 'last supper' before heading out of Dodge. Since we had eaten so much lately, I chose the Shrimp Papaya Salad and my friend chose the Macadamia Nut Crusted Breast of Chicken which, she said, was delicious. Our server, whose name escapes me, was very pleasant and even... More

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New York City, New York
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72 reviews 72 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014 NEW via mobile

Terrific all around. Alana was the best, attentive without being over the top. Food superior to better known places, but locals all seem to know the place. A bit hard to find, but very near the Denny's. We will return before we leave for home.

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San Francisco, California
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014 NEW

Had the best Monchong fish ever...excellent service with good suggestions. Good drinks and pleasant environment. Great prices especially for Maui

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Huntington Beach, California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Nice local place to dine, not to over the top expensive and good value. I highly suggest reservations on big weekends or holidays.

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