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Fred's Mexican Cafe

$$ - $$$
Mexican, Southwestern
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2511 S Kihei Rd, Kihei, Maui, HI 96753-6277
+1 808-891-8600
7:30 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 7:30 am - 11:00 pm
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Poconos, Pennsylvania
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29 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We stayed very close by and decided to make a simple evening of it. So we came to Fred's and were delighted with the atmosphere, food and wait staff. Reasonably priced, great Tex-Mex and across from the beach. Ate here twice, very pleased.

Thank jholahan
Fort Worth, TX
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65 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Being from Texas, we're always looking for good Mexican food. I am most comfortable with our TexMex, but Fred's offered fine Mexican fare. It's a bit more traditional Mexican. It was delicious! As with most places in Hawaii, it was very casual and relaxing, a fun way to spend an hour at lunch. I had tacos, and my husband had... More 

Thank txmxsue
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Great tacos . Great salsa. Great service. Showed up on Taco Tuesday. Great way to sample a lot of different tacos.

Thank Kevin W
Barrow-in-Furness, United Kingdom
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34 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Nice chilled out beach front restaurant and pub. Sand on the floor, laid back service and atmosphere. Decent food, what you expect from this type of place, good cocktails and cold beer. Just what you want while wanting a feed and a cold beer in Maui.

Thank Gareth K
Vancouver, Canada
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We actually were going to Moose Mcgillicuddy's for breakfast but were seated in Fred's. Found a 2 for one breakfast coupon in one of the free magazines. Great service and good value.

Thank bonavista99
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82 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 192 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited here both for breakfast with family and dinner with friends. This is a casual, open-air restaurant within easy reach of several local vacation rentals and beaches. Breakfast had large portions, a large number of options, great coffee and reasonable value. Dinner had some very good options (Taco Tuesdays is very popular) and also good value, with dishes ranging... More 

Thank bvonm
Escondido, California
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Visiting from Canada.... been to Mexico many times.....Can't say enough on the food and service at this place ...went there for the Tuesday specials.... had a calamari steak taco and the ahi taco....they were just great....accompanied by all you can eat nachos and salsa and a huge alcoholic drink ...3 of us ate to the point that we weren't completely... More 

Thank Len H
Vancouver, Canada
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21 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Solid taco night. Lively place. Only went once and got good service. Not the best Mexican I've ever had, but not bad. They had a great selection of salsas. I'd go again.

Thank BeachBugger
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Good spot for a no fuss lunch or dinner. It's a bit bar-smelly but the margs were great and the food was decent.

Thank Kukoobear
Montreal, Canada
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31 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went for breakfast (waitress Anna banana was fantastic) and 2 suppers here. Tuesday is Taco night special so you get good food that's inexpensive (2 maragritas & 4 tacos for $25). Loved their chips and salsa. It's casual and they are good at assessing how long it will take to get a table (buzzer provided so you can shop while... More 

Thank Juanna C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Southwestern
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Dining on a budget, Scenic view, Bar scene, Large groups, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
7:30 am - 11:00 pm
7:30 am - 11:00 pm
7:30 am - 11:00 pm
7:30 am - 11:00 pm
7:30 am - 11:00 pm
7:30 am - 11:00 pm
7:30 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2511 S Kihei Rd, Kihei, Maui, HI 96753-6277
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Maui  >  Kihei
  • Phone Number: +1 808-891-8600

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?