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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%
Travellers talk about
“onion soup” (105 reviews)
“sushi” (222 reviews)
Open Now
10:30 - 21:30All hours
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 3 days ago via mobile

With the restaurant upstairs in a strip mall, we so surprised. Fresh rolls directly from their pizza oven came to the table before we ordered. Yummy Everything was so good as was the service!

Thank Lisa W
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Food was good. Service was not. Our poke dish came out but our friends waited another 15 minutes for their sushi. My hubby had to finally go up to the sushi bar and ask for his own wasabi because our server was MIA. I realize...More

Thank SpokanePinch
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Great food and very good prices. Our service was also great, they brought us the onion soup and looked A little burnt but tasted great but our server came with a new one that was cooked perfect and even tasted better. Well worth going you...More

Thank Daniel B
Reviewed 4 days ago

We have tried too many things to remember, but the ones that stand out the most right now are the short ribs. They are amazing! The preparation, flavor and portion. Steaks are great. Fish is cooked to just the right moment...still slick and moist. Great...More

Thank Lexaconi
Reviewed 5 days ago

If you are in the area this should be one to eat at. This is the second time we have been here and again we were not disappointed. The place is always busy for meals, and the food always consistently good. We had the fish...More

Thank 11Claude
Reviewed 6 days ago

Had dinner and it was pretty good. Drinks and service were good too. No complaints. I would recommend it.

Thank apeterson61
Reviewed 6 days ago

We always ask locals where they eat when traveling. We learned of this restaurant from several taxi drivers or wait staff, and have eaten there at least once each time we visited the Wailea-Kihei area. Their fish is impeccably fresh and cooked to perfection. I...More

Thank Mary Anne N
Reviewed 1 week ago

Tonight we enjoyed a delightful meal at Cafe O’Lei. Prompted by some recommendations from friends who visited previously, we decided to give it a try. Just prior to making reservations, I checked the reviews here at TripAdvisor. The #1 recommendation I can deduce from these...More

Thank Dave S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have been here 3 weeks and dined at 5 star restaurants- Cafe O’Lei Kihei served one of the best dinners we have had here. The special fish of the night mahi with miso sauce, rice and asparagus tempura was excellent / the prime rib...More

Thank luv2travelwichita18
Reviewed 1 week ago

I feel compelled to write this review having visited Maui many, many times over the past 50+years. I write this review based on my dining experiences all over the world in many fine restaurants and based on my work in the restaurant industry itself. We...More

Thank Tom L
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Questions & Answers
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
Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, 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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