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Sansei Seafood Restaurant

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1881 S Kihei Rd Ste KT116, Kihei, Maui, HI 96753-7924
+1 808-879-0004
Today
17:00 - 22:00
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Hours:
Sun - Mon 17:00 - 22:00
Tue - Wed 17:30 - 22:00
Thu - Sat 17:30 - 01:00
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4 reviews
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Reviewed yesterday NEW

This was the worst sushi place we have never been. It was the polar opposite of the restaurant of the same name in Kapalua. We had three sushi rolls and all three were terrible. The vegetable tempura came late, and it was soggy and tasteless. The waitress was nice enough to take it off of the bill never-the-less we thought... More 

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Thank Wendy J
Schererville, Indiana
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39 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

My wife and I had dinner last night at Sansei Seafood in Kihei. We got there early - 5:30 when they opened. I was surprised how full the restaurant got by 6:00. We started with a special appetizer - ahi in a fried panko crust with spinach and arugula. It was in a sauce that was so good we kept... More 

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Thank John S
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fun atmosphere on a Friday night. After 10pm karaoke and 50% off drinks and food. Sushi was good, not amazing. Lots of variety to choose from though. 21+

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Thank Chris R
Hudson, Massachusetts
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64 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Ate at the sushi bar. Had a great meal. Efficient friendly staff, big menu. Had them suggest and make a couple items for my lunch the next day once I was done.

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Thank Scott H
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I had never eaten Sushi before when we decided to go eat at Sansei. My m9m decided we should have a little bit of everything so I could get the full experience. I have to say that I don't think I will ever be able to find sushi so good again. It was amazing. I'm not an adventurous eater by... More 

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Thank Molly B
London, Canada
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28 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you don't have a reservation, you need to arrive at 5:30 PM as soon as the restaurant opens. There is often a line-up waiting at the door for the restaurant to open. There is an advantage to eating early because many items on the menu are 25% off.

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Thank T4734TUdonnab
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19 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I went there after having read quite good amount of reviews hoping to find a good place to eat good sushi but actually I got disappointed. Not only the sushi hasn't much taste but also the service wasn't any better. The waitress went to take the order to another table that arrived after my table before taking my order only... More 

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Thank Enea C
Phoenix, Arizona
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66 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went early (4 ish), took some chairs and played "heads UP" until 5pm when they open the doors. The wait staff was super friendly and made sure that he explained everything that was available...and their suggested selections. He told us to keep a menu at our table so we could order more things if we needed to (which we... More 

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Thank mamapapa49
Kihei, Hawaii
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19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

the Sensei in Kapalua is much better, the fried sweet potatoes were the best thing in Kihei restaurant, the rest of the meal was disappointing It's worth driving to Kapalua if you want good sushi.

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Thank rosebart2015
Cincinnati, Ohio
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36 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Like many others, we waited in line for the 1/2 price meal. We went for the shorter bar seating line and it was a great call. We got direct access to our server and much better advice on both drinks and the food. My picky Asian family loved the sushi. And that doesn't happen often. So while I'm not the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Japanese, Seafood, Sushi, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 22:00
Monday
17:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
17:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
17:30 - 22:00
Thursday
17:30 - 01:00
Friday
17:30 - 01:00
Saturday
17:30 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1881 S Kihei Rd Ste KT116, Kihei, Maui, HI 96753-7924
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Maui  >  Kihei
  • Phone Number: +1 808-879-0004

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?