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Class Act

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310 W Kaahumanu Ave, Maui, HI 96732-1643
(808) 984-3280
Wed 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
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Denton, Texas
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207 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2016

One of the best kept dining secrets on Maui is located at the University of Hawaii - Maui College. The chefs and wait staff are all students in Restaurant Management and if our experience is indicative of what the future holds for future Iron Chefs and new and exciting restaurants it is in great hands. All 4 courses, from appetizer,... More 

1 Thank Joey P
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22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2016 via mobile

Ohhhh what a wonderful experience to do the Chef's Tasting At UHMC! The culinary crew were awesome! I'm such a foodie and if you're a foodie this is a place to go!!! Thought I couldn't make it to dessert but I did and lucky thing I did because it just topped everything! My favorite had to be the ahi carpaccio,... More 

Thank Jennifer D
Nanaimo, Canada
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63 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2016

I was so glad to be able to enjoy this experience with my friend from Lahaina, and my daughter. We were there for the French menu. I booked on Open Table, well in advance. It was not easy though! I had to keep trying, and make a phone call as well. It's a popular place for lunch, and because they... More 

1 Thank J0an123
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17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2015

As soon as you book your plane ticket to Maui, you need to book a reservation at Lei's Family Class Act! It is entirely run by culinary students, who rotate through the different shifts so they have a full range of restaurant experiences. The service was exceptional. They were extremely accommodating of the baby we had with us and rearranged... More 

Thank Alice C
Columbia, Maryland
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145 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

This is one of the best restaurants I've ever eaten at - on a par with Michelin 2 and even 3-star restaurants. the food, service, and ambiance were outstanding. Too bad they are only open during terms at Maui College where the Maui Culinary Institute is housed and only for lunch on Wednesdays and Fridays even during those periods. When... More 

1 Thank Jerome B
Chicago, Illinois
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29 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

We've been to a number of culinary arts programs, including the CIA in Napa and Kendall College in Chicago and this "Class Act", a part of the culinary arts program at UHMaui, rocks with those others. Only open for lunch and a tough reservation to get, it's fun to talk to the students and see what they are up to... More 

Thank RandR101
Berkeley, California
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157 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2013

After 3 years of hearing about the Maui Culinary Art School I finally coordinated my Maui visit with the last week the Class Act restaurant was open before winter break. The menu was French and absolutely fabulous. True, the host mispronounced some of the French offerings, but all the student staff were trying so hard. The meal is a prix... More 

Thank Cantorpam
Huntington Beach, California
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29 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2013

If you want a fabulous lunch on Maui, do NOT miss this place! Every time we visit Maui we have a lunch here, but unfortunately their schedule doesn't always match ours! Since it is on campus, they aren't open if the school is on break or during the beginning of a semester. BUT is they are open, we always make... More 

Thank J B
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41 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2013

We have done French twice, Latin, Moroccan, Asian, and now finally Italian and I have never had a bad meal here. The food and service has always been excellent and top notched. It use to be a set price (e.g. $32 per person) but now they have a price range depending on what entrée you choose ($29-$36.95) and there is... More 

Thank LuckyLotus
Las Vegas, Nevada
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115 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2013

This is one of Maui's hidden gems. I was hesitant at first, but after reading the great reviews I just had to try this. The restaurant is located on the second floor of the Maui Culinary Academy (above the cafeteria). The food is prepared by aspiring cooks and students and managed by the chef and dining room instructors - it's... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
European, International
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
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Open Hours
11:00 am - 12:30 pm
11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 310 W Kaahumanu Ave, Maui, HI 96732-1643
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Maui
  • Phone Number: (808) 984-3280

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