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Sansei Seafood Restaurant & Sushi Bar

201 Waikoloa Beach Drive, Queens Marketplace, Suite 801, Waikoloa, Island of Hawaii, HI 96738
+1 808-886-6286
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good29%
  • Average13%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“sushi” (504 reviews)
“shrimp dynamite” (34 reviews)
“spider roll” (16 reviews)
Closes in 14 min
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM Hours
Japanese, Seafood, Sushi, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
201 Waikoloa Beach Drive, Queens Marketplace, Suite 801, Waikoloa, Island of Hawaii, HI 96738
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Reviewed 5 days ago

What a great place to dine in Queens Marketplace. Sunday and Monday evening specials are worth the wait outside until opening at 5pm.

Thank bigislanddave928
Reviewed 6 days ago

Celebrating two 50th anniversaries with 17 people including four small keikis must have looked daunting to Sansei but they didn't even blink an eye Our server, Duchess, was amazingly non-plussed and completely knowledgeable about the entire menu, giving us great recs and service In addition,...More

Thank Bespectacled43
Reviewed 1 week ago

Friendly service, early bird specials and really great food! Definitely a place to go that is also a local favorite

Thank travelshooter71
Reviewed 1 week ago

Da grinds nui! This is the place for a half price deal that is worth waiting in line for. You may have to get there an hour+ early for the half-price special, but it's worth the wait. Check the days available online. Seating at the...More

Thank Steven R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We go at least once a visit to Big Island. We like the 1/2 price sushi from 5-6 on Sundays and Mondays. You need to get there by 4 to get a ticket. One side of the door is line for sushi bar, other side...More

Thank Debi D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Recently stoped into this sushi restaurant for dinner and was surprised at how great the service was. They have a happy hour from 5:30pm-6pm that helps bring the price down. Fish was fresh and they had lots of Japanese cooked options too. Full bar with...More

Thank Kelsdog
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Unexpectedly found this place walking around. Went during Happy Hour and received half off our sushi items. Which was a SCORE for us!! I had the spider roll and crab salad hand roll. Thumbs up!

Thank Marie R
Reviewed 14 May 2018 via mobile

The dynamite shrimp is exactly what it’s named. We came during happy hour and boy what a deal. Half off most of the food. The creme brûlée had a really nice texture the brownies were hard whoosh they were softer.

Thank kevmich2018
Reviewed 13 May 2018

We have been coming back to Sansei for almost 6 years. We have always found the sushi and specialty rolls superb in quality and freshness. The opportunity to come and have a great product at the unbelievable price of 50% off for virtually all sushi...More

Thank shmillermd
Reviewed 10 May 2018 via mobile

We got there without reservations, but got in with the helpful hostess assisting. The sushi and tempura was excellent. So many customers knew the hostess and wait staff by first name. You could tell it is a regular eating spot by the locals in a...More

Thank dbe001
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Faren B
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Response from iginz | Reviewed this property |
The restaurant has a website with the menu. The price for the food is on par with all the other restaurants in Hawaii. They are all pricy.
28 June 2016|
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Response from 12bpatrick4ever | Reviewed this property |
They have a bar there, so within a few drinks you will absorb into the scenery of what everyone else is wearing anyway.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 201 Waikoloa Beach Drive, Queens Marketplace, Suite 801, Waikoloa, Island of Hawaii, HI 96738
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Island of Hawaii  >  Kohala Coast  >  Waikoloa
  • Phone Number: +1 808-886-6286
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