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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” (109 reviews)
“sushi” (232 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

This place was nice to go for a more sit down, upscale, dinner after watching the sunset on the beach. I ordered Mahi Mahi and it was really good. Nicely cooked. You could dress up a bit if you wanted. I would say this place...More

Thank lilScamp
Reviewed 3 days ago

Over the years, we have been to this restaurant, both for dinner and lunch. Lately (April 17th), we've been going mostly for lunch and it does not disappoint. The French Onion Soup, the Crab Club sandwich, and the Mahi Mahi & Chips are all terrific....More

Thank ROandTina
Reviewed 4 days ago

I booked this place sight unseen, but it was one of the few places in Kihei that could accommodate 30 people with a private room. It went very smoothly, they made adjustments for a couple food allergies, and everything was excellent. The guests loved the...More

Thank tamster59
Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is a gem. All the staff are friendly and thankful for your business. Food is amazing. Asian Brazed Short Ribs are tender and flavorful. The house speciality salad was incredible. Went here by recommendation of a friend, which sometimes can be hit or...More

Thank Michael S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Wish we'd visited the restaurant that has be given 5 stars. We found this place to be extremely noisy. Credit must be given for good food. My wife ordered two appetizers as dinner, I had asian short ribs that were remarkable. Service, however, was abominable....More

Thank Ted R
Reviewed 1 week ago

Café o'Lei is located on the second floor of a shopping center that looks like all the rest on Lihue strip. Don't let that fool you. We went there at 3:00pm - not crowded as expected. The service was prompt and the food was good....More

Thank oaktree2015
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great food . I recommend lunch . The more expensive entree/ special the night before is the lunch special each day I have gone here for years on my airline layovers .

Thank AA767I
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Ordered the Asian salad and French onion soup. The soup was fabulous. The salad was also good. Moderate pricing. Very quiet and calming atmosphere.

Thank Michelle T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This a one of Maui’s best kept secrets, The food is delicious & prices are reasonable (for Maui). The Mahi Mahi is so yummy and the papaya salad is unusually fantastic! The only reason for 4 stars is that sometimes the service is rather slow,...More

Thank Gail G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We ate at Café O’lei a few times while in kihei Maui. Once for dinner and a few times for lunch.The dinner was fabulous and they have lunch specials. The service was wonderful.

Thank Debbie T
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20 July 2017|
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Response from Rhea M | Reviewed this property |
No. The restaurant is not far from the beach though.
20 July 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.
29 January 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, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
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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