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“Great food, great service.” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of 808 Bistro

808 Bistro
Ranked #15 of 172 Restaurants in Kihei
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $7 - $32
Cuisines: American, Hawaiian
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Restaurant details
Good for: Special occasions, Large groups, Dining on a budget, Scenic view, Families with children, Kids, Local cuisine
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Off-Street Parking, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
Description: American Style bistro serving refined comfort food for dinner, prices under $22. Full bar, Open air dinning, ocean view, and natural air conditioning. Now open for Breakfast, 7am to 11am, Brunch 11am to 3pm and dinner 5pm to 9pm.
Calgary, Canada
1 review
“Great food, great service.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 23, 2014

We recently spent two wonderful weeks in Hawaii and just had to write a review on 808 Bistro in Kehei. With all the restaurants to visit and try we ended up at Bistro 3 times but would have been just as happy to eat there every night. Let's start with service. Lee (Lea?) (hope I got that right) was our server and she was just great. Always attentive, smiling and genuinely happy to be serving you, she even went as far as to move us to a better table without us saying a word (meaning view of the sunset) after we had already dirtied the cutlery at the table we were presently at. I should mention that this restaurant is outdoors surrounded by greenery and tucked in behind two other more visable ones. We would not have noticed it there and only discovered it because of a recommendation by someone else. Next, the food. It comes piping hot. This may seem like it should be a given but we had a few experiences at other restaurants where the food had obviously been sitting and was tepid at best. Since we were there three times and we made a point to both order something different we were able to try a few things out. Seafood pasta was delicious as was the maui maui. Panko crusted chicken with herb goat cheese was rich but very tasty and moist. Short ribs were excellent with (my husband is sort of an expert on short ribs) just the right amount of sauce as not to be overbearing. This all comes with a delicious (and hot out of the oven) crispy focacia bread served with balsamic and honey butter. Yum! This restaurant is also BYOB. Wow, if you are wine lovers as my husband and I are you have no idea how much this can affect the bill. We easily dined out on great food in a lovely setting for around the $50.00 to $60.00 dollar mark (we ordered caesar salad beforehand). If you are really watching your pennies, they have a special from 5:00 to 6:00 that is $25.00 per person and includes salad, main and desert. I would definitly recommend this restaurant if you are in the Kehei area. The travelled the entire island eating at least two meals per day out and 808 Bistro was the standout. I should note that we never had room for dessert but they looked really good when passing by our table.

  • Visited July 2014
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“Wonderful”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 23, 2014 via mobile

What a wonderful place food superb,waitresses brilliant,menu different if we were here longer would defiantly eat there again,
No alcohol licence so remember to take your own,other wise could not fault it

Visited July 2014
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Seymour, Tennessee, United States
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“Best bistro breakfast.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 22, 2014 via mobile

Banana French Toast was yummilicious. Whale pie was good too according to hubby. Great experience all around.

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Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 261 helpful votes
“BYOB”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 19, 2014 via mobile

We met friends here for dinner and all of us enjoyed it. We brought a bottle of wine and had the $25.00 specials for dinner. They were all good. $5.00 park age fee.

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Orlando, Florida, United States
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“So delicious!!! Hidden gem!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 18, 2014

Their porkster sandwich is so delicious!!! Don't modify it. The coleslaw sounds weird but it's so good!!! Also, their pudding is so good and the profits are all donated to a charity for the month. Super nice staff. Be prepared to wait a bit. It's super busy! Oh and it's super cheap!!!! Don't miss out on this deli!!!!!

  • Visited July 2014
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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