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Cafe O'Lei Kihei

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2439 S Kihei Rd, Kihei, Maui, HI 96753-7283
+1 808-891-1368
10:30 - 21:30
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Sun - Sat 10:30 - 21:30
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Cincinnati, Ohio
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36 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

I'm not a huge fan of the seating here, but everything else is awesome! Get a reservation, because you can wait for a table if you don't have one. We hadn't been there in 3 years, but it was everything we remembered. I got the short ribs, and they were spectacular. They could easily charge more for this food and... More 

Thank DenisWCinti
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30 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We heard rave reviews about this restaurant from a bartender in Ka'anapali, and boy was she right. The atmosphere and food were outstanding. We highly recommend the Honey Macadamia Nut Roast Pork. We enjoyed our leftovers for lunch the next day.

Thank Michelle V
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41 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We are here four times in the 5 days we stayed in Kihei, all for lunch. The food here is excellent, including the daily lunch specials. Service is prompt and professional. And pricing extremely reasonable and good value. I highly recommend!

Thank InsideTrack
Leavenworth, Washington
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29 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We've been coming here since they opened. The food has always been good and the prices quite reasonable. Their sushi is fresh and cold, they have probably the best burger on this end of the island, their French onion soup is delicious (but HOT!! Be careful!) and their chicken salad is excellent. In the 2-3 weeks we are in Kihei... More 

Thank ncwfolk
Oregon City, Oregon
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17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Fresh and delicious! They have wonderful seafood and fresh ingredients. Always crowded ... but worth the wait.

Thank ghc007
2 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and children love Cafe O' Lei! The French onion soup is fantastic, and the macadamia nut crusted fish is excellent. You won't go wrong!

Thank D.c. Kit D
Kula, Hawaii
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112 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 164 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Really good ambience and service. That's why we graded it "average". The food was "poor" Mrs. had the grilled vegetable quinoa. She didn't enjoy it and left most of it. I ordered one of the flat bread offerings and sushi. The flat bread was horrible. The bread part was probably frozen and/or pre-made. The sushi was the worst I've had... More 

Thank Wise_Eagle
Westbury, New York
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29 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Food and service were good. Location near beach is nice. Just no more than good food. Fries were not burned or overcooked. Food was good with fair portions. Busy place with good service. Just did not stand out to me. Have not had a bad meal here on Hawaii, even along the side of the road. Kid friendly. Bathrooms are... More 

Thank Volatius
McArthur, California
1 review
Reviewed 1 week ago

Cafe O'Lei catered our daughter's wedding at Puamana and the service was unbelievable! Our guests were literally treated like royalty. I was planning from afar and Marcie made everything so easy for me! Darren, the Captain helped me every step of the way and eased my organizing fears allowing me to really enjoy the wedding. The pupus were fabulous and... More 

Thank kfreelandsloat
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23 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Really good fish and chips, mahi mahi, Ono, done perfectly, specials are super flavourful and decently priced. Would Recommend to anyone, good food, good service.

Thank ToddfromBC

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Seafood, Sushi, Asian, Soups, Hawaiian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:30 - 21:30
10:30 - 21:30
10:30 - 21:30
10:30 - 21:30
10:30 - 21:30
10:30 - 21:30
10:30 - 21:30
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?