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Cafe Mambo

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30 Baldwin Ave, Paia, Maui, HI 96779
808-579-8021
Today
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Dessert, Late Night, Takeout

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Visitor rating
  • 172
    Excellent
  • 157
    Very good
  • 33
    Average
  • 16
    Poor
  • 7
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
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My husband and I had a long layover between flights so we rented a car and headed out to explore. We wandered past this place, took one look at the menu and were hooked. The food was excellent, service fast and friendly, and the brownie sundae is HIGHLY recommended. We loved the atmosphere and that... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 11, 2015
Randi S
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Tempe, Arizona
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
  • Dining on a budget
  • Families with children
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Tempe, Arizona
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

My husband and I had a long layover between flights so we rented a car and headed out to explore. We wandered past this place, took one look at the menu and were hooked. The food was excellent, service fast and friendly, and the brownie sundae is HIGHLY recommended. We loved the atmosphere and that they were in no hurry... More 

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Plainfield, Indiana
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

We stopped here to eat before starting the Road to Hanna. Try the Quinoa Breakfast Bowl! Yummy breakfast, friendly staff, beautiful decor; thank you for a great experience!!

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Iowa City
Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

interesting decor, open air restaurant with friendly, efficient staff,good meal selection, reasonable prices. I love the art the most!

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Tempe, Arizona
Top Contributor
53 reviews 53 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

We stumbled upon the quirky little café in the quirkier town of Paia. They had a small, but good, assortment of beers. We started with the Kalua Duck Quesadillas, which were very tasty. Then I ordered the Kalua Burger, which was an excellent pulled Kalua pork sandwich. My friend ordered some sort of stew and he wishes he made a... More 

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Springfield, Illinois
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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

So my wife and I survived the road to Hana. It was arduous and exhausting and very trying. As we made our way back we were both starving and knew we could find good food in Paia. Our breakfast that morning was amazing and we had bought our lunch in Paia as well, also delicious. So we stopped by Paia... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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61 reviews 61 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

We had been to Paia numerous times. We had even stopped by Cafe Mambo for coffee and treats. This was the first time that we have a meal there. The surroundings are colorful, comfortable and clean. The service was excellent. We each had a different kind of fish sandwich. The food was perfectly prepared, no mean feat for a fish... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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74 reviews 74 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

We were going to eat at another vegan-friendly eatery that was super busy, so while we were waiting to get a table we had a look around at the shops. As soon as we walked to the front of Cafe Mambo I saw the giant blackboard menu at the rear with 'VEGAN MEDITERRANEAN POCKET' written in massive letters. I thought... More 

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Michigan
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23 reviews 23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

The burgers were fantastic! great atmosphere and friendly staff. just a few steps off the main street. we had a great under budget meal here.

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Bothell, Washington
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47 reviews 47 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

We drove out the Paia for the day to check out the town. After walking around for an hour or so, we looked at a couple of restaurants and landed at Cafe Mambo for lunch. Looking at the outside, you wouldn't expect much more than a glorified coffee shop. They do indeed serve coffee but also have a nice lunch... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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17 reviews 17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

What a great little place! The menu is limited but everything is sooo good! It's pretty much a burger joint but not like any other burger place. Try the Crispy Duck Burger or the Wild Boar Burger. Don't forget desert!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 30 Baldwin Ave, Paia, Maui, HI 96779
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Maui  >  Paia
  • Phone Number: 808-579-8021

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 8 - 8
  • Cuisine: American, Vegetarian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine, Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?