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Cafe O'Lei Kihei

2439 S Kihei Rd, Kihei, Maui, HI 96753-7283
+1 808-891-1368
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good32%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“onion soup” (102 reviews)
“sushi” (217 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Sushi, Asian, Soups, Hawaiian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
2439 S Kihei Rd, Kihei, Maui, HI 96753-7283
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We have a friend that had recommended we go here for two things, Papaya salad and Asian style Beef Short Ribs. Both were a winner!

Thank Jerry R
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This restaurant serves the most delicious homemade food, equivalent to a five-star restaurant! From the cocktails to the entrées to the desserts you will be quite happy with the decision to visit this wonderful gem of a find on Maui💕 Aloha

Thank Melissa C
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

My husband and I brought my Japanese cousin and her family here for our 1st night in Kihei. We ordered ahi, macadamia nut chicken and pork, chicken wraps (nicely spicy), and cocktails. We cleaned our plates. Ken, our ninja waiter, seemed to know when we...More

Thank Linda S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I fell in love with this Restaurant and our waiter, Raymond, it was one of the best dinners we had during our 2 week vacation!! The French Onion Soup is the best on this planet!!! We took pictures of our food, the...More

1  Thank Jeanne F
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had lunch here! Customer service and food were excellent! Great menu variety and affordable prices.

Thank 591judithw
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is our favorite restaurant of all times. Lunch or Dinner - it is perfect Food is terrific with low to medium prices - service is outstanding. This is not necessary for reservations, but I would recommend it as it is a very busy restaurant...More

1  Thank beverlykihei
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Shrimp and Mahi-mahi Tempura were excellent. I always make this restaurant a must go to when Maui. Never disappointed.

Thank Girlfrien
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had lunch here and was very excited to try this restaurant based on many recommendations. Meal portions were large for the price. Fish and chips were very tasty. Crab seafood sandwich was lacking any flavour at all would not recommend it. The chicken crusted...More

Thank Legacyboy
Reviewed 1 week ago

I had the crab salad sandwich and it was so good! My husband got the catch of the day and we both had mixed drinks and the bills was right around $40 for lunch. Very affordable considering it's in Maui and very delicious!

Thank jenga1990
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were looking for a very Maui kind of dinner, this place serves a Pacific Rim themed fare on the menu. Reserving a table was easy, we were seated as soon as we arrived. Our table was served by George, very courteous, helpful with selecting...More

Thank 2stepRich
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July 19, 2017|
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Response from Rhea M | Reviewed this property |
No. The restaurant is not far from the beach though.
July 19, 2017|
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Response from Wise_Eagle | Reviewed this property |
If you are looking for an ocean view restaurant, this isn't it. Try Five Palms. Excellent ocean view restaurant.
January 28, 2017|
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Response from Leslie C | Reviewed this property |
Yes there is an elevator in middle of building to second floor. Otherwise there are about 20 steps up.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Large groups, Kids, Families with children, Bar scene, Special occasions
Open Hours
10:30 am - 9:30 pm
10:30 am - 9:30 pm
10:30 am - 9:30 pm
10:30 am - 9:30 pm
10:30 am - 9:30 pm
10:30 am - 9:30 pm
10:30 am - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2439 S Kihei Rd, Kihei, Maui, HI 96753-7283
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Maui  >  Kihei
  • Phone Number: +1 808-891-1368
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