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Mai-Kai Restaurant & Polynesian Show

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Address: 3599 North Federal Highway, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33308
Phone Number:
+1 954-563-3272
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Today
16:30 - 23:30
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Hours:
Sun 17:00 - 20:30
Tue - Thu 17:00 - 20:30
Fri 17:00 - 22:00
Sat 16:30 - 23:30
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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The Mai-Kai brings Polynesia to you, complete with tropical gardens with...

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.

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Mai-Kai Polynesian Dinner Show
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Marvelous ,Marvelous Mai-Kai!!

Marvelous and marvelous again is the best way to describe Mai-Kai Dinner & Show! There were tasty appetizers & many dinner options! The dinner special is good value for money and... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Marvelous and marvelous again is the best way to describe Mai-Kai Dinner & Show! There were tasty appetizers & many dinner options! The dinner special is good value for money and reservations can be made the same day! The show is simply marvelous and I would go again!

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Food was ok. The show was interesting but not wow. Very priced in general. You are not told about the special, so if you want that, you have to ask for it.

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Thank Sonia N
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We did the dinner and show combo package. It included an appetizer, main entree, dessert and show for $47. The appetizers were plentiful and tasty. The prime rib was a large cut and very good. The Mai Kaiser Chicken was superb. I would definitely recommend the mango sorbet! The waite staff was unparalleled. They were always quick to refill your... More 

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Glace Bay, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited this restaurant recently and enjoyed it. We made reservations for the show and it was a packed house!! We were seated quickly by friendly staff. The food was tasty and drinks were good and as ordered. The shoe was interesting, especially the fire act!! Would definitely recommend!!

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Palm Harbor
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

The entertainment, atmosphere and authenticity were great, but my party of 14 were all disappointed in their entree. We had a range of the chicken dishes, beef dishes, and Lobster, but only one person really enjoyed their meal. The drinks on the other hand, were fantastic, even the non alcoholic ones and the birthday cake we ordered was also yummy.... More 

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Appleton, Wisconsin
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

We used this site to reserve a table for an upcoming trip. All we got was stress and headaches. First they made the reservation, then we get a phone call from restaurant, saying they won't take reservations that far ahead ( 2 months) but say they will honor ours. About a week later we get another email from the reservation... More 

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aguilas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017

Very good night out excellent location well maintained with an "authentic" feel to it . I was surprised at the quality of the food would have preferred an alternative to ice cream for dessert but no big deal. The high point of the show for me were the fire dancers

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

I gave Mai Kai a maximum rating mainly because of the show. The server was very nice and helpful. The food is okay. However, the show is terrific...the female dancers are wonderful. The male dancers are amazing...we were awed by their fire tricks as they danced and moved everywhere with their torches! The themed atmosphere of the restaurant is also... More 

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Boca Raton, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

Wow! We could not have asked for better! The food was delicious, service impeccable and the show was the best I've seen in years. Amanda went out of her way, to make sure we had a perfect birthday celebration. My daughter is now planning her birthday there for February. It has been several years since our family has been to... More 

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New Braunfels, Texas, United States
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2016

The Mai Kai is the oldest continually operating Tiki bar in the U.S.. That's why we, as big tiki enthusiasts, went. The decor of the place delivers on all of the over-the-top, self-conscious kitsch that it has always been about. So the best aspect of the Mai Kai is its place in the history of Tiki chic. The floor show... More 

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