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Sarento's on the Beach - Maui

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2980 S Kihei Rd, Kihei, Maui, HI 96753-9602 (Kilohana Drive)
+1 808-875-7555
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07:00 - 22:00
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Sarento's is five star all around. The food, service, style and setting are all superb. Prices are synonymous with this level of dining and location on the road to Wailea. Would love to go to Sarento's for brunch on my next visit to Maui.

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Thank Deborah S
Penticton, Canada
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24 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This place was a referral from a local. It was just what we were looking for delicious food and an uncompromising view. Service was great and engaging will definitely be returning on my next visit to Maui.

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1 Thank Owen P
TriStarMaui5, Manager at Sarento's on the Beach - Maui, responded to this review

Aloha, Owen! We're so happy to hear you had a great experience during brunch. We're looking forward to seeing you again next time you're on Maui. Mahalo! More 

University Place, WA
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We try to have at least one meal there while in Maui. Food is superb, service is great and the view/setting is top notch.

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1 Thank panagwilkins
TriStarMaui5, Manager at Sarento's on the Beach - Maui, responded to this review

Mahalo for your review! It makes us so happy to hear that you make a point to dine with us when you visit. Thank you so much for your continued support — we really appreciate it. More 

Torremolinos, Andalucia, Spain
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51 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Our first morning here, we breakfasted at Sorrentos. The staff were so friendly and entertaining for the little ones. They seated us in the open air where the ocean breeze could work it's magic. Spinner Dolphins delighted the children. The food was delicious, I had the omelet with veggies and bacon. The little ones had pancakes. Others thoroughly enjoyed various... More 

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Thank Donna C
TriStarMaui5, Manager at Sarento's on the Beach - Maui, responded to this review

Aloha, Donna! We're delighted to hear that you and your family enjoyed your breakfast with us. There's nothing quite like breakfast on the beach, is there? Mahalo for your wonderful review. More 

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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went there for dinner to find the cheapest California Chardonnay wine was $20 for a6 ounce serving really a rip next we had an entree we split which was mediocre a couple of appetizers that were under sized in fairness we had breakfast there and had a wonderful breakfast so stick to breakfast and forget the dinner

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1 Thank Robert L
TriStarMaui5, Manager at Sarento's on the Beach - Maui, responded to this review

Aloha, Robert: We're happy to hear you enjoyed your breakfast with us, though we wish your dinner experience had been just as wonderful. Thank you for your honest review; we'll share your feedback with our team. More 

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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Six of us descended on Sarento's the morning after our friends' wedding. We were seated quickly, and the service was impressive. Bloody Mary's and mimosas were ordered, and inhaled. I did not have a Bloody Mary but those who did proclaimed it delicious. Two people in our party ordered the Pacific eggs Benedict, which the server promised would change their... More 

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1 Thank Sarah L
TriStarMaui5, Manager at Sarento's on the Beach - Maui, responded to this review

Mahalo for your review, Sarah! We're delighted to hear that you and your friends enjoyed your breakfasts as well as our gorgeous ocean view. We hope to serve you again soon! More 

Whitefish, Montana
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13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great experience w our 1 year-old. Fantastic views of water, open-air dining, great food and service. We felt welcome as a family and staff was great. A fellow diner recommended that we return for brunch; we didn't return, but supposedly brunch is great.

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Thank Christina O
TriStarMaui5, Manager at Sarento's on the Beach - Maui, responded to this review

Aloha, Christina! We're happy to hear that your family had such a great experience with us, from the food and the service to the stunning sunset views. And, just FYI, your fellow diner was correct: Our brunch is amazing. Next time you're on Maui, we'd love to have you join us for our famous eggs Benedicts and sunlit ocean views.... More 

Toronto
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

This place should get a much higher rating. The food was outstanding starting with a caprese salad that would make a Positano chef blush. I had the scallop/scampi dish which was amazing and flavourful. My wife had the spiny lobster...also very good. Where Sarento's dropped the ball was the same issue we've faced in other Maui restaurants during our stay.... More 

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Thank JGKing
TriStarMaui5, Manager at Sarento's on the Beach - Maui, responded to this review

Though we're pleased to hear that your meal was outstanding, we sincerely apologize that our service didn't measure up. We appreciate you taking the time to let us know how we fell short so that we can follow up with our staff. Thank you for your honest review — we're always striving to improve, and your feedback will help us... More 

Arlington, VA
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had dinner here with my family while on vacation in Maui. Ended up with perfect timing as we could see the sunset perfectly from our table. Every one of our meals was top notch. Delicious -- can't recommend this place highly enough.

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Thank s3mom
TriStarMaui5, Manager at Sarento's on the Beach - Maui, responded to this review

Mahalo for your kind review! We're so happy to hear how much you and your family enjoyed your meals, as well as the stunning sunset view from your table. We'd love to serve you again next time you're on Maui! More 

Tampa, Florida
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18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I ate here 15 years ago when we got married in Maui and over the years we always talked about what an incredible dinner and sunset view we had. We never forgot the name of the restaurant, it was that good. This visit we stayed up north in Kapalua and made a special trip down south to... More 

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1 Thank travelgirlloves2go
TriStarMaui5, Manager at Sarento's on the Beach - Maui, responded to this review

Aloha! We're delighted to hear how much you enjoyed your experience with us — both then and now! We're so grateful to be a part of your Maui memories through the years. Mahalo for your review! More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20 - US$30
Cuisine
Italian, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, View, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 22:00
Monday
07:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 22:00
Thursday
07:00 - 22:00
Friday
07:00 - 22:00
Saturday
07:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2980 S Kihei Rd, Kihei, Maui, HI 96753-9602
    (Kilohana Drive)
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Maui  >  Kihei
  • Phone Number: +1 808-875-7555
Description
Sarento's is nestled on one of Maui's premier beaches overlooking the islands of Molokini, Kaho'olawe & Lana'i, providing guests with unsurpassed romantic ocean view. Italian-style warmth & hospitality are part of the atmosphere that makes this fine dining establishment one of Hawaii's most celebrated. The superior service, coupled with the outstanding culinary offerings makes Sarento's a place where memories are created. Superb, five-star regional Italian cuisine with a Mediterranean flair. Specialties include award-winning presentations of homemade pastas, fresh Hawaiian seafood, prime steaks, signature veal, lamb, chicken & pork dishes. Creative preparations of classic Italian desserts are enough to make a grown man cry. The main wine cellar offers over 75 domestic & imported wines ranging in price from $20 - $1,000. One of the most respected collections of wines in Hawaii, contains over 1,500 bottles from France, Germany, California with a focus on rare Italian wines.

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