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Blue Ginger Cafe

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American, Cafe, Hawaiian, Filipino, Polynesian
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409 7th, Lanai City, Lanai, HI 96763
808-565-6363
Today
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon 6:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tue - Wed 6:00 am - 2:00 pm
Thu - Fri 6:00 am - 8:00 pm
Sat - Sun 6:30 am - 8:00 pm
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Reno, Nevada
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123 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Wide menu and local supported, very casual. Burger was very good and the specials looked really good. Next time we will try the chicken.

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Thank Jeff C
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Had dinner here one night during our stay on Lanai as a break from the high end meals at the Four Seasons. It was also important to us to eat where the locals eat and support a true mom and pop establishment. Blue Ginger was fresh, authentic, well priced, and a true local spot. Had saiman for the first time... More 

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Bucks, UK
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This would be our local haunt, if we lived on Lanai. We actually came here twice in a day, because we loved the atmosphere, the food and chatting to the staff there. We'll be back next time we come to Lanai!

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Thank PippiLangstrumpf
Honolulu, Hawaii, United States
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44 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Friendly staff with seemingly 100s of options, ranging from grilled mahi mahi to hamburger steak plates with macaroni salad. Side salad consists of head lettuce, grated carrots, and a single piece of cucumber. CASH/CHECK ONLY. With few options for meals in Lanai City it is frequented by locals and guests alike.

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Thank Nash W
Tucson, Arizona
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Enjoyed my lunch very much because I met up with local resident for the first time and she was delightful.....

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Thank desertspirit2
Broken Arrow, Oklahoma
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57 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Another very local place to eat. Again focus is on lunch buffet but they do have French fries... Lunch was good...

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Thank glc09
Abita Springs, Louisiana
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I had the tuna melt, which wasn't very good, and my daughter had an onion bagel, which was stale. I couldn't recommend this place to anyone, though they seem to have a locals following.

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Thank MoneyHillGirl
Makawao, Hawaii
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37 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stopped on our first visit to Lanai for a bit of lunch. Cute little cafe that had the greatest fresh bread smells! We both decided on the Mahi Fish Sandwich with fries. It was fantastic. The piece of fish was very large, lightly breaded and very moist. The fries were hot, crisp and definitely not greasy -a big plus. The... More 

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Thank Janet B
VA
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100 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2016 via mobile

This is a great little place to get a bite to eat while visiting the island. The food is made to order so a little patience in required. The food was good and our group of 9 were all pleased with our selections. They do have a good amount to choose from as well!

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Thank micheleboys
Glenmont, New York
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57 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2016

I had a great club sandwich and everyone else's food was equally good. This cafe has genuinely friendly people. We sat outside and enjoyed the "comings and goings" on a Sunday. This is not fancy...but sometimes the basics are just what you need.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$10
Cuisine
American, Cafe, Hawaiian, Filipino, Polynesian
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Sunday
6:30 am - 8:00 pm
Monday
6:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
Wednesday
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
Thursday
6:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday
6:00 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday
6:30 am - 8:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 409 7th, Lanai City, Lanai, HI 96763
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Lanai  >  Lanai City
  • Phone Number: 808-565-6363

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