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Mai-Kai Restaurant & Polynesian Show

3599 N Federal Hwy, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33308-6222
+1 954-563-3272
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Mai-Kai Polynesian Dinner Show
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The Mai-Kai brings Polynesia to you, complete with tropical gardens with flaming torches, lush foliage, giant tikis and waterfalls Marvel as agile warriors and beautiful maidens perform native dances from the South Pacific while you enjoy exotic tropical dishes from an award-winning menu. Since the Mai-Kai opened in 1956 the restaurant has received considerable acclaim including Best Dining Entertainment, Best Unique Dining Experience and recognized by Restaurants and Institutions as one of Americas Top 100 Independent Restaurants. Happy Hour nightly in the Molokai Bar.
  • Excellent36%
  • Very good32%
  • Average15%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible6%
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“happy hour” (15 reviews)
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Hours Today: 17:00 - 22:00
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
3599 N Federal Hwy, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33308-6222
+1 954-563-3272
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We dined and watched the 6pm show, at the 5pm seating. Drinks were good, food was good, service was excellent. Show was fun to watch. Lighting was very dim, so had to use lights on phones to look at menus. Drink menus were extensive. When...More

Thank JPMato
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I went to this restaurant/show many years ago and I remember it as a fun evening. I took my granddaughter there recently and was very disappointed. The decor was old and dusty. The restaurant was dark and felt dirty. There were garbage bags on the...More

Thank frani48
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Came here with a bunch of friends who were visiting from NY! It was perfect. While we waited for our seats we walked through the garden which was beautiful. Took lots of pictures! The food is delicious! And the show itself is great!!! Wish we...More

Thank miradee18
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The 4 of us decided to give Mai Kai a try We shared 2 Tropical drinks and appetizers plus ribs, chicken shrimp curry, Thai shrimp and lettuce wrap entree-- the. I'll including show was $206 The ambiance was authentic and made you relax into a...More

Thank henry k
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Fun night regardless of the occassion. Start with happy hour with refreshing Mai Tai"s and appetizers. Then stroll the premises and check out the spectacular gardens then head for dinner and catch the entertaing show with Polynesian dancers. Our server was Sue who was excellent...More

Thank Jaime J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Fun atmosphere, food was pretty good, show was excellent. It was a little pricey and they could have offered better desserts for the price of dinner and a show.

Thank kellywa71
Reviewed 18 May 2017 via mobile

We went to celebrate our wedding anniversary for something different. Having read reviews about this being the number one tiki bar in the world we placed this on our bucket list a few years back and couldn't wait to check it out! Among our initial...More

Thank Kristen C
Reviewed 24 April 2017 via mobile

What a fun show. Very fun themed restaurant. Food was very good. Dancers were incredible. Drinks were very good. The strength rating was right on. Found some buy one get for the show, well worth it.

Thank Ehadams
Reviewed 22 April 2017

This Dinner and a Show format is perfect for families or groups. The food isn't the best, but it isn't bad. You don't go for the food - you go for the show. Make sure when you call for your reservation you tell them you...More

Thank susan222
Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile

We went last night with 6 friends and my daughter who is 12. They treat the kids good, show is free, they can drink out of a pineapple which was fun, she gets a lei and dessert. Our food is a lot more pricey plus...More

Thank Christine M
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Cécile B
Hi. At what time do you need to book dinner if you also want to see the show (in my case on a Wednesday in October)? Thanks
19 August 2015|
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Response from PiaMK | Property representative |
Hi, I would suggest making reservation for dinner at 6 or 6.30 pm, the show starts at 8 pm. I would also take advantage of our Happy Hour in the Molokai lounge prior to getting seated for the show. The Molokai lounge opens... More
How long are the shows?
8 June 2015|
Response from Jerryric |
The show is about 50 minutes