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Cafe des Amis

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42 Baldwin Ave, Paia, Maui, HI 96779
+1 808-579-6323
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08:30 - 20:30
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Sun - Sat 08:30 - 20:30
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Portland, Oregon
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167 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We went to Paia to get away from the beckoning crowds and were not disappointed. Best of all this cafe was laid back, comfortable with people who really cared. Food was good too! They even gave us directions on how to use the bus system. Wonderful experience.

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Colorado
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89 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We were visiting the beautiful north shore beaches and my wife was enjoying the local clothing shop across the street from this bustling restaurant. Tripadvisor was spot on here. Great shrimp curry and crepes which would be the envy of any creative chef. Good service, clean, and an inviting atmosphere make this place a real hit. Just a short drive... More 

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Kelowna, Canada
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18 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After wandering around a bit, we decided on Cafe des Amis. Friendly, lively place with live entertainment. We waited about 15 minutes to get a table outside. The menu was quite varied. The service was warm and friendly. I ordered shrimp and coconut wrap but a bowl of rice and curried shrimp came instead by mistake. Not being one to... More 

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Silver Spring, Maryland
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We came for lunch and then again did take out dinner later. Great food (salads, crepes and curries) and good service. Especially liked the fish curry which was made with Mahi Mahi. Spicy but not too hot and deliciously savoury!

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New York City, New York
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85 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We got here directly from Kahului airport, the reviews looked good. When I asked, they had minimum 45 minute waiting to be seated. So it would have been roughly 1 hour wait to eat once we'd order after getting a place in the small crowded space. It was only 20 min to take out so I ordered to go. The... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a birthday dinner for our son at Cafe des Amis. We stopped in to inquire in the afternoon and told them we would call to confirm. Their phones were not working all day and yet when we arrived in the evening they had held a table for 10 for us. Fabulous curries and margaritas. Lovely acoustic guitar as... More 

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Johnstown, Colorado
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43 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Food was great, service was a little slow, but to be expected with everyone going in at the same time. Definitely fresh, delicious food.

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Casper, Wyoming
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47 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I tried the beef curry at Cafe des Amis on a recent outing to Paia. I'd never had curry before so I don't know if it was traditional or not. I enjoyed my meal. The cafe had an interesting menu. I would recommend it if you are in Paia.

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usa
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58 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

They have outdoor seating. They have live music at night. They have vegan and gluten free options. OMG!!! The veggie curry wrap is insane - I ordered extra mango chutney to go with mine. The Bombay potatoes are so good too. This was my fave place to go out for dinner.

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Los Angeles, California
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40 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was pleasantly surprised to find this place as I was strolling around Paia near Hana Highway. They have great sounding Indian and Mediterranean food, and I loved the vegetable curry with rice. Our server was very pleasant and helpful. Loved the ambience too!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$8 - US$20
Cuisine
Indian, Mediterranean, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
08:30 - 20:30
Monday
08:30 - 20:30
Tuesday
08:30 - 20:30
Wednesday
08:30 - 20:30
Thursday
08:30 - 20:30
Friday
08:30 - 20:30
Saturday
08:30 - 20:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 42 Baldwin Ave, Paia, Maui, HI 96779
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Maui  >  Paia
  • Phone Number: +1 808-579-6323

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