Cafe Mambo

4.2
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12 Reviews
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$30 and under
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Hawaiian
Cafe Mambo Maui has been serving locals and tourists on the funky surfer town of Paia since 2003. The Maui Times readers have voted us "Best Lunch" and "Best Burger" and we have mantained since the beginning excellent ratings at Zagat, Tripadvisor, Yelp and other customers' reviews websites. In 2011, we opened our second location in Westhampton Beach, New York. Cafe Mambo Hamptons will be expanding in 2013 to double the size of its outdoor patio area in order to better accommodate the tremendous success we are experiencing on the East Coast. Jamie and Olga Betham, the husband and wife team behind Cafe Mambo hope you enjoy our eclectic menu with the best dishes from their travels around the world. And don't forget to try a bit of Hawaiian Aloha in the form of a chilled Maui Brewing Co. beer on draft.
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OT
Hawaii
2 reviews
Dined on August 22, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 3ambience 5

Crispy duck was unique and amazing! Would eat on anything.

CT
Hawaii
9 reviews
Dined on April 6, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

When we arrived, we were able to select a table of our choice as it wasn't busy at all at 7pm. It did pick up thereafter.

The Crispy Duck Fajitas were great, as was the Burger. What I really liked was the Coconut Creme Brulee...nice, rich cold coconut custard with a warm, crispy layer of caramelized sugar.

KG
Detroit
11 reviews
Dined on January 22, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Food and service were excellent. Great local flair.

M
Philadelphia
11 reviews
Dined on December 9, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Cafe Mambo was a fun find. Classic dishes with an island twist. My son loved his Mambo burger. My husband and I had the fajitas (tuna and local fish). The tuna was so good it was tough to want to put toppings on it. All in all it was a great value and excellent food.
One note - Pa'ia feels a little darker and less safe in the evening then other locations on Maui. When we go again, I will try to park closer to the center of town in well lit areas.

K
Washington DC
20 reviews
Dined on December 1, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Delicious dinner in Paia. The service was great and the food was delicious.

WD
Washington DC
55 reviews
Dined on November 7, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 3ambience 4

It was our first visit to the restaurant and it is a casual fun location in Paia. Very casual and good food. Service was a little slow, but personnel were sweet and nice. Food was awesome and we had a lot of duck: Nachos with Duck; Duck Burger, Duck Fajitas and 1 regular bacon cheeseburger. Everyone loved their food. We will be back.

OT
Hawaii
2 reviews
Dined on September 29, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Cute quaint place! Super friendly service. Great food- loved the local fresh made French bread sandwich came on.

l
Las Vegas
43 reviews
Dined on September 27, 2017
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The steak and fish fajitas were amazing, even had enough for lunch the next day. The service was fast and friendly. The drinks were also very yummy especially the coconut vodka, pineapple with fresh lime and soda water. Must eat here.

C
Cleveland
71 reviews
Dined on June 14, 2017
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 3

Small place in surfer town of Paia. Good drinks, very good food. Mostly bar type foods, sandwiches , salads, burgers, quesadillas, fajitas. All were excellent and very fresh, locally sourced when possible. Friendly service. Gluten free options in fajitas and salads. Casual to very casual attire.

OT
Hawaii
1 review
Dined on May 16, 2017
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 3

Food was good. Burgers are local beef. The service was good. Noisy location however so be prepared.

OT
Miami
12 reviews
Dined on March 5, 2017
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 3

The Duck Salad was fantastic!

OT
San Francisco
8 reviews
Dined on September 25, 2016
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 3

Pre-Maui Arts Center dinner spot. Attentitive host, fabulous food and easy in and out with a reservation.