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makawao sushi & deli

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3647 Baldwin Ave, Makawao, Maui, HI 96768-9546
+1 808-573-9044
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10:00 - 21:00
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Makawao, Hawaii
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I love this place. They got great sushi and even ice cream cones. I go there weekly. This is an authentic Mom & Pop store.

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Thank makawaoboy
Wailuku, Hawaii, USA
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22 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 March 2017 via mobile

The fish was excellent ... So fresh and the best grade. We had the Hamachi (yellowtail) sashimi platter. Outstanding. Some would say it's a bit pricey but so worth it. Tobiko sushi is my favorite and it was the best I ever had! So tasty and ice cold. Perfect! We also had the soft shell crab roll, rainbow roll, salmon... More 

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Thank Roni793
Kahului
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72 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

I have been in this place several times over the years and have had delicious sushi; especially enjoyed the warm, baked ones. Yesterday I went in to see if there were any pastries (they sell Stillwell's items from Wailuku) and picked up 2 pieces for $12.48! The woman that has been there for as long as I can remember has... More 

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Thank Alan S
Miami, Florida, United States
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47 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 February 2017

Our very best and favorite sushi resturaunt. Fish is always fresh and dellicious. Its strictly sushi and rolls so its a no frills kinda place. But if ou love some straight up amazing sushi this is it.

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Thank Kathy H
New York City, New York
1 review
Reviewed 6 November 2016

If the was top notch, we get it- your service can flounder. But the place smells like putrefaction in a fishpond (its nauseating) and the service stinks as well. What an unpleasant experience I had.. The woman who co-owns and serves is the rudest in Makawao. No greeting and wouldn't even look at me while I ordered and paid. She... More 

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Thank Yoga108
maui
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Excellent sushi. Fresh fish! Very reasonable. The restaurant looks like no frills but don't judge it by the looks. It is outstanding!

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Thank barefootwahine
Maui, Hawaii
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33 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 October 2016

Safe fish! is a small place. The atmosphere is not the greatest but the food is good. Too bad they don't use brown rice :( but other than that GREAT!!!

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Thank EG-aloha
Reno, Nevada
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261 reviews
129 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 120 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 October 2016

You could walk by and never know that this is a sushi bar. Some of the freshest and best sushi ever. Big portions. A bit pricey, but worth the expense.

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Thank Eddie L
Canberra, Australia
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25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 July 2016 via mobile

Excellent sushi, good vibes. Best sushi and miso soup I had in Hawaii, in fact. A quaint little joint in a quaint little town, without the crowds ...

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Thank Greg D
York, Pennsylvania
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28 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 July 2016

Stopped here for lunch on a rainy day. Ended up spending $100 or so for sushi for three. We enjoyed the food very much but the bill not so much. My son had a delicious bowl of strawberry ice cream for dessert.

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Thank Katylua

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 21:00
Monday
10:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
10:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 21:00
Thursday
10:00 - 21:00
Friday
10:00 - 21:00
Saturday
10:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3647 Baldwin Ave, Makawao, Maui, HI 96768-9546
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Maui  >  Makawao
  • Phone Number: +1 808-573-9044

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