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Cafe O'Lei on Main

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2051 Main St, Not on Main Street anymore., Maui, HI
+1 808-244-6816
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Prince George, Canada
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625 reviews
194 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We found this restaurant in a tour book and decided to try it out while staying in Wailea in December 2013. It is located on the edge of Kihei in a strip mall. Very nice dining room. You have to go up stairs from the parking lot to access it. We enjoyed our five meals served to us. Three were... More 

Thank mariedesjardins
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15 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

The view from the upper floor is specular. But don't be fooled by other review. You will not find fish here, except for fish tacos, and perhaps a special of the day.

Thank Ken R
Maui, Hawaii
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201 reviews
163 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 140 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2016

this location of the Cafe O Lei family of very good to great restaurants has been not only closed for 10 years or so, but is now on it's 3rd 'new life' as another eatery... first after Cafe O Lei was 'Whose the Boss', then Bistro, now 808 on Main, the Wailuku version of long time 808 Deli in Kihei...

Thank mauimann
Georgetown, Texas
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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 July 2016

These folks catered my daughter's wedding at Olowalu Plantation House on Maui. Their manager Marcie was wonderful to work with. On the day of the wedding, they were spectacular. Their quality and attention to detail was noticed and appreciated by all our guests. The food was delicious, and the service was excellent. Cafe O'Lei was not our cheapest option, but... More 

Thank Liz W
Indio, California
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444 reviews
268 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 March 2016

Stopped for dinner and was pleased. They had great service and good specials prepared correctly and served hot and fast. Place filled up fast so make a reservation. Good bar menu. Located on the main street in Kihei with good parking.

Thank Jim K
Birmingham, Alabama
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2015

This was the most reasonably priced, GOOD food we had on Maui. Ate twice at restaurants in the Four Seasons and left disappointed, but wished I had another night to come back here!

Thank Danielle G
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41 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2015 via mobile

After happy hour went here for our 40th with daughter and new husband. The place is upstairs and the decor is quite nice with lots of dark wood. The problem is that it is very noisy which makes it hard to talk. I would not recommend this spot if you are planning lots of conversation. The food was ok but... More 

Thank Ron R
Wailuku, Hawaii
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54 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 May 2015

I have had the chicken curry salad which was quite tasty. My friend had the fish plate lunch which seemed to be ok. The atmosphere is quite busy especially on Sundays, but the prices are pretty good. The service could be better.Sitting outside is nice it is on the golf course.

Thank UriMaui
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 February 2015

Note to self: do not ask a 30-something paddleboard enthusiast his recommendation for dinner. I'm sure the food was probably great, but we didn't even stay. It was loud and cramped and full of kids running around. After having been to Spago and even Tommy Bahama's, this was not the experience we wanted for our last evening in Maui. We... More 

Thank Tennisgirl61
North Richland Hills, Texas
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 January 2015

The shrimp cocktail is almost a meal by itself. Go ahead and get the prime rib or a seafood dish too.

Thank kirk4460

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 6 - USD 8
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2051 Main St, Not on Main Street anymore., Maui, HI
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Maui
  • Phone Number: +1 808-244-6816

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