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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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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good31%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“sushi” (238 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 yesterday

Walk across the street, high standards, great food, reasonably priced, terrific variety, service excellent

Thank TerriH694
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Excellent sushi. The California rolls were excellent. The fish was fresh and even though it was busy, we were served quickly. The staff was attentive and refilled our iced teas regularly. Overall a good place to eat!

Thank Gene M
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Fall off the bone melt in your mouth sweet short ribs served with perfect sushi rice. Service was super fast and friendly (we kept adding into our order). Their cocktails were the most reasonable prices I've had on the island, decent sized, and original. We...More

Thank Melissa L
Reviewed 3 days ago

Waiter seemed to be in a hurry when waiting on us, We have been many times before. You need to know that it is noisy. So difficult to carry on a conversation, especially, if you have not seen friends that you meet there for a...More

Thank dmdiehl
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I had their plate lunch special and it was fantastic! My friends enjoyed their meals as well. We ordered 2 desserts to share and they were both so good. Try this place out if your in Kihei. There is an elevator in the middle of...More

Thank pillburt
Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I were staying in the Wailea area of Maui and speaking to a local about places to eat. They recommended a place called Cafe O'Lei just a few minutes from where were staying. She said it is in an upstairs location, not...More

Thank hbmjh43
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

OMG. Talk about overrated. No atmosphere. No attempt at noise attenuation or presenting music. Tables all waaaay yoo close. Bar: best asset. Very precise, professional, pleasant. Perfect! Food: ugh. Beautiful, fresh papaya salad... but only 5 tiny pieces of shrimp for $15. Cheapo! Flatbread... from...More

Thank ChugiakFoodie
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you wanna sit down and have delicious cocktails to get out off the beach and out of the heat , check out there lunch . The daily specials always include a daily fish option that is delicious and reasonably priced !

Thank Leon W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went to Cafe O'Lei on our recent visit to Maui. The food there is fabulous. I wish we ate all of our meals there. Their daily specials are wonderful and very well priced. I had the fish special for lunch which consisted of mashed...More

Thank Carol T
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good value for the money. Really excellent quality for a reasonable price. Good atmosphere, good dishes. Must try the short ribs, and my daughter love the appetizer tower.

Thank John L
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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.
28 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
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids
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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