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Cafe Mambo

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30 Baldwin Ave, Paia, Maui, HI 96779
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

It was a nice chill place to eat. It's not as busy as the other restaurants in Paia. We were in and out... Great happy hour selections too that start at 3pm!

Thank 7MvP21
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

At first glance you may think this is a hole in the wall... but dont walk on bye..... its great! And reasonable. Friendly and attentive staff...a must if you want wholesome delicious breakfast.

Thank Shanteix
Springfield, Illinois
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28 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stopped in Paia before leaving Maui on an overnight flight to the mainland. We had a group of five and wanted someplace that was good but not too crowded. We got lucky and stumbled upon Cafe Mambo. We shared the nachos with pork, then ordered the duck quesadilla, fish sandwich, and fish and chips. Everyone was very happy with... More 

Thank tyrrent
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33 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I had a fantastic chicken quesadilla here one night - I would highly recommend. Staff were lovely. Nice vibe, and nicely decorated. In the centre of Paia.

Thank lick17
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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243 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stopped here when the Paia fish market was too crowded. Staff was wonderful, lots of food choices, appetizers and desserts as well. Definitely a great place for a quick lunch or a fun dinner

Thank TCM327
Sacramento, California
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66 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

very tasty, innovative choices on the menu. Vegetarian friendly, exotic, ethnic & thoughtful menu. Good value for this island. The town is very cute & funky to visit too (parking can be tricky). Go early to find a place to park & table to sit!

Thank LoveToTravelSamson
Raleigh, North Carolina
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57 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Kick back little restaurant in Paia, Maui. Open air like most places here. And very cool. Laid back waitstaff but they take care of everything you need. Sandwiches are served on very good locally made bread. BLT was excellent- it had bacon after all! Small beer selection but all local, which is what you want in Hawaii. Overall very good... More 

Thank jwellsman
Albuquerque, New Mexico
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62 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stopped by to grab a snack to get us by between meals. We ordered the Nachos with pork and a duck quesadilla. They were both outstanding, even my son that doesn't normally like nachos said they were the best he has had. The duck quesadilla was very good as well. They have a great vegetarian menu and also have... More 

Thank Cudiva
Punta Gorda
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17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stopped here on the road to Hana tour and when our guide reminisced about the breakfast quinoa bowl they used to have (that wasn't on the menu anymore), they made us some. They were delicious. The others in our party also enjoyed their meals, except that my husband thought his omelet was too thin. ( He usually liked larger... More 

Thank Kathleen5353
Tampa, Florida, United States
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32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We drove through Paia on our way to The Road to Hana and couldn't wait to get back and explore. We walked the streets and stopped at random places along the way. This place stood out for a couple of reasons.... Live music! And not just mediocre live music but really awesome music. The musician that day was amazing! If... More 

Thank Kristi G

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$8 - $8
American, Cafe, Vegetarian, Gluten Free
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 30 Baldwin Ave, Paia, Maui, HI 96779
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Maui  >  Paia
  • Phone Number: 808-579-8021

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