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Cafe Mambo

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30 Baldwin Ave, Paia, Maui, HI 96779
+1 808-579-8021
08:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Sat 08:00 - 21:00
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Peru, Indiana
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486 reviews
277 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We stopped for breakfast, and really enjoyed the experience. The ambiance feels like old school Hawaii; good food, reasonable price and no big pretense. The facility is clean, open and decorated with local art (for sale). Our server was friendly and attentive. We had the Mambo omelette (with plenty of meat) and the cinnamon French toast (dense and rich); both... More 

Thank RICART75
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60 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We had 6 different menu items and all were great. We waited awhile for our meal but we had a party of 6. The drinks were good and anybody could find something they love here. It's a little pricey, but that is Maui.

Thank eagledebby
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20 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I didn't want a belly full of curry so me and the SO stopped in here on a whim. We got the fresh catch fish burger and salad...and WOAH! It was cooked by someone who knows how to highlight the flavor of fish! The Market place down the street knows how to hide the fish; but Cafe Mambo is all... More 

Thank Jebbie S
Phoenix, Arizona
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66 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

They said they were pano us for their duck, so guess what we had, Duck. My wife jade the duck salad and I had the duck burger. Both were wonderful. Highly recommended. Best duck on Maui, this is the only duck we have had here but I can't imagine anyone beating them out. I also noticed a special of roasted... More 

Thank Darren S
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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186 reviews
113 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My husband and I stopped by here when the line for Paia Fish Market was too long, and we were not disappointed. The tables are first come first serve so that is a bit difficult as you feel like you are jockeying for tables and then everyone is looking over you. They have draft beer and a selection of various... More 

Thank TravelingPalina
Sparks, Nevada
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26 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A funky colorful place. Lots of art on the walls (for sale) makes it interesting. Food was ok, nothing special. Service ok. My grandson ordered a root beer, a 12 oz. can was $4.50, granddaughter ordered a smoothie $6.50. I know Maui is expensive but...

Thank Deborah R
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57 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This small open air cafe offers a variety of choices including burgers, coffee drinks, local beer and more. We stopped in here after shopping at the many cool artsy stores in the area. It is a bit off the beaten path by a block or so. I had a coffee drink, which was good. The local art on display was... More 

Thank Lisa B
Langley, British Columbia
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12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped in for lunch while wandering around Paia. I had the burger special with smoked gouda and bacon, was tasty and huge. My husband had the duck salad and was really impressed with his choice as well.

Thank Langleytraveler
Langley City, Canada
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132 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Lots of options on the menu, good drink menu, live music too. We really enjoyed the fish burger and the nachos. Service was pretty good, atmosphere was excellent. Definitely worth the experience.

Thank Rob S
Fraser, Colorado
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95 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Best Mahi Mahi sandwich ever! The fish was so juicy and fresh. The sauce complimented the fish so nicely. It was so good typing this is making my mouth water. The fries to accompany it were so delicious as well and I highly recommend the onion rings they were madd from the sweet Maui onions. So so good.

Thank Matt W

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 8 - USD 8
American, Bar, Cafe, Hawaiian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 30 Baldwin Ave, Paia, Maui, HI 96779
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Maui  >  Paia
  • Phone Number: +1 808-579-8021

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