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“An abundant variety of excellent food every morning”
Review of Cafe Kiowai

Cafe Kiowai
Ranked #70 of 178 Restaurants in Kihei
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$20 - US$50
Cuisines: American, Hawaiian
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Good for: Child-friendly, Groups
Dining options: Breakfast, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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52 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
“An abundant variety of excellent food every morning”
Reviewed 23 August 2012

Had breakfast every day and never disappointing. Fresh fruits, meats, perfectly cooked bacon, and awesome coffee! The people who made the omlets to order always did them perfectly.

Was it pricey? A bit, but you would drop half that amount at an average diner, instead you pay a little more and feasted on top of the line fresh delicious food.

Visited August 2012
Thank 2003Ferrari
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  • English first
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English first
Lion's Head, Canada
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23 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“A "civilized" breakfast, in pleasant surroundings”
Reviewed 13 June 2012

In late March, we enjoyed 7 consecutive breakfasts here, as they were included with the price of our room (gratuity INCLUDED - as was the Resort Fee), so was a great deal. We had previously stayed in this hotel back in 2002, and while not much has changed in the Cafe since then, there was no reason to change it. The koi pond, at your side at some tables, and adjoining beautifully landscaped courtyards, added to the experience. The only thing missing was an ocean view.
The buffet had all the usual choices, and there was a good variety. The omelette station was popular, for good reason. Servers were, for the most part, very gracious, friendly and helpful (1 fellow seemed to be wishing he was somewhere else, but the rest were great).
While most guests took the buffet, off the menu ordering was available. Fussy eaters may not be fans of buffets, but it was fast, good, and we ate enough that we never had to take time to eat lunch later!
Usually, we would not eat at the same place 7 days in a row, but "the price was right", the surroundings were very pleasant, and we were not disappointed. We plan to return!

  • Visited March 2012
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1 Thank Kanunu
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California Desert, California
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28 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Maui Dining”
Reviewed 10 March 2012

Wonderful Breakfast! Fresh juice and outstanding iced tea.

Visited February 2012
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Bellingham, WA
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89 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
“Sunday Brunch”
Reviewed 22 October 2011

We usually go here for a Sunday brunch. The price is high but the food is usually good. You can count on good service every time. The prime rib was not very tender this trip but everything else was great.

Probably not a good choice for those on a budget.

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Thank sunnshine59
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Dallas, TX
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
“Good when hot...”
Reviewed 2 June 2006

$23 per person seems stiff to me for breakfast but we decided to try it. The assortment of food was delicious....except the first time I went up all the food was cold...the eggs, the waffles and the french toast! I was determined to not pay $23 for cold food, so I immediately told our waitress and she acted shocked and took charge instantly. Less than 2 minutes later they restocked the buffet with hot eggs, waffles and french toast. And she brought me a plate of hot fresh eggs to our table. Definitely fixed the problem. Once I had hot food, the $23 was worth it.

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