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Review of Blue Ginger Cafe

Blue Ginger Cafe
Ranked #5 of 20 Restaurants in Lanai City
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$ 0 - US$ 10
Cuisines: American, Japanese, Polynesian
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Good for: Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Takeout
Reviewed 14 October 2018 via mobile

Order at the counter from a wide variety of choices and the order will be brought to your table. Prices are reasonable and the portions are generous, not to mention very tasty. Katy’s chicken Cesar salad, teriyaki chicken plate, and mahi-mahi sandwich are all highly recommended. Cash is the only accepted form of payment.

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Reviewed 2 October 2018

Very local place with large helpings and good food. Clean and inviting with many locals. Check out the very cool t shirts for sale. Cash only.

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Reviewed 24 September 2018

We shared a plate lunch was were impressed with the freshness of our plate. Everything was tops. We decided to purchase a couple of hand held fruit pies to take back to Lahaina and were so happy they made the trip and we warmed them up to have with our coffee and wow, they were great.

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Reviewed 22 September 2018

They have a huge menu and large servings. I had a roast pork dinner and it could have fed 3 people. Had breakfast here twice and 3 dinners. The cookies and cream cheese danish were good as well. Prices are very reasonable. Inside and outside seating. The manager is very friendly but some staff were less attentive and friendly.

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Reviewed 27 August 2018

My brother who lives in Maui and loves to hunt on Lanai heavily recommended the Blue Ginger Cafe. He said, "Get the tuna melt," which my daughter and I did; while her father opted for a burger. Our food was frankly just downright good. The cafe is not fussy but the food definitely tasted homemade and seems to embody the concept of "slow food" where things aren't slapped together with processed ingredients or prepared ahead of time in commercial bulk fashion only to be reheated in a microwave later. The Blue Ginger pays homage to nostalgia and a time when you really tasted the food, and we could not have been more satisfied with our fare.

I was also introduced to "ensaymadas." Oh my gosh, those things are the bomb! They are rolled buns of butter and sugar and I ordered them from smell alone shortly after they were taken out of the oven. Even now, they are the stuff of dreams and languished cravings...

Finally, the people in the Cafe have to be the nicest you could hope to meet; maybe not in a saccharine-friendly way but certainly "good people" in every sense. A gentleman in there who seemed to be the man in charge did my husband such a kind gesture for no reason other than he is a thoughtful person, and it really brightened what was for us a very cold and rainy day. He noticed we needed help with something unrelated to the cafe and he stepped up purely out of kindness. What an impression!!!!

We cannot more highly recommend eating here if your main goal is simply to eat delicious home-cooked food!

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