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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%
Travellers talk about
“onion soup” (113 reviews)
“sushi” (242 reviews)
Open Now
4:30 PM - 9:30 PM 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

We discovered this cafe in 2016 and really enjoyed it! We specifically went back to find it this trip :-) A full service bar, friendly staff, and great food in wonderful ambiance! The waitress whom I think was the manager recommended a great bear for...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank cfunk2018
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

After a google search for a restaurant near Kahului Airport, Cafe O’Lei popped up with great reviews. We decided to try it, and were very happy that the reviews were accurate. Located on a golf course, we were seated with a great sunset view of...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank EdieMarieK
Reviewed 5 days ago

Food was below average and over priced. Would NOT recommend. We were in Hawaii for 2 weeks and this was by far the worst experience and food we had.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Gillian A
Reviewed 5 days ago

Eight days in Kihei, three meals at Cafe O’Lei Kihei with three friends and the meals were wonderful for all of us. The staff were so attentive, polite and knew the menu perfectly. If I get back to Kihei again will definitely go back to...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Kilipi
Reviewed 6 days ago

After finding this restaurant, we ca,e back four times in our three week stay. The prices reasonable and so very good!!! My favorite was the Shrimp and avocado salad served with papaya in half Papaya shell! , The others in our party had the grilled...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank snorkelnut
Reviewed 6 days ago

Considering the quality of the food and the friendly service, we were very happy to see there were several entrée dishes that were quite reasonably priced. The Chicken or the Fish Mac Encrusted dishes are both absolutely delicious, and we thought very reasonably priced at...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank CJDueck
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were seated right of way. It didn't take long for our server to appear. We had the Pork Shank and Papaya Salad both excellent and the presentation was outstanding. Our server was friendly and often checked back with us. We would definitely eat here...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Mary O
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good food and drinks unfortunately can’t say the same about the service. This is the second time I’ve been here in the past few weeks. Host sat me but did not let the server know. After sitting for 15 minutes had to ask to have...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank 705love2teavel
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good seafood and sushi in a kid friendly place where you could dine casually but with flair of flying fabric separators.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank HoneyandHoney
Reviewed 1 week ago

We’ve gone to Cafe O’Lei for the past 6 years and it has had great lunches. Macadamia Oh No lunch comes now with white rice and macaroni salad. Zero salad or veggies. Macaroni salad was tangy and delicious but I was disappointed. The first meal...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank 3becky60
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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.
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
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
10:30 AM - 3:30 PM
4:30 PM - 9:30 PM
10:30 AM - 3:30 PM
4:30 PM - 9:30 PM
10:30 AM - 3:30 PM
4:30 PM - 9:30 PM
10:30 AM - 3:30 PM
4:30 PM - 9:30 PM
10:30 AM - 3:30 PM
4:30 PM - 9:30 PM
10:30 AM - 3:30 PM
4:30 PM - 9:30 PM
10:30 AM - 3:30 PM
4:30 PM - 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
  • E-mail
fresh - local - family owned Cafe O'Lei Kihei is Maui's go to place for fresh seafood, sushi, steaks, and fresh locally-sourced cuisine. Served in a casual but elegant location in the heart of Kihei next to the beach.
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