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Sansei Seafood Restaurant & Sushi Bar

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$$ - $$$
Waikiki
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2552 Kalakaua Ave, Waikiki Beach Marriott Resort & Spa, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96815-3662 (Ohua & Paoakalani)
+1 808-931-6286
Today
17:30 - 22:00
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 17:30 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 17:30 - 01:00
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Esterhazy, Canada
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71 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband doesn't really care for sushi but I dragged him out with the promise there would be other things on the menu. Great location in the Marriott and about a 7 minute walk from our hotel. Waitress was excellent and very helpful. We started with a shrimp appetizer, maybe dynamite shrimp? It was on their feature list. Really tasty.... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Pleasant atmosphere, good food, nice music while sitting on the patio having dinner from the restraunt across the way. Apparently they prepare their food out of two different kitchens which i found interesting. They also shut down for about an hour.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fresh food. Excellent service. Not too expensive compare to the food. Great location. Will definitely visit again!

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Kaneohe, Hawaii
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27 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I just happened to visit Sansei on a Saturday night when it was packed with customers during the dinner hour and was able to find a spot on the bar, which was also crowded. I was able to order a glass of CF Santa Maria Valley Pinot Noir, which was light and smooth to the taste....something that I was looking... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a disappointment, there was very little to be positive about. From the poorly trained wait staff to the bland food Sansei should be at the bottom of your list when considering Japanese food in Waikiki. We ordered 9 dishes and only one could be described as even close to worth the price. The butter fish was probably the worst... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Sushi was fresh and amazing. Good prices for Waikiki and Rosie was a good server. The kids steak dinner meal was excellent. Spider roll and the tanah roll both were excellent

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Morgan Hill, California
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113 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I'm always hesitant to eat at hotel restaurants because there are all of the other wonderful places to eat outside of the hotel. We read the reviews and decided to give it a try and we were pleasantly surprised. The food was quite good as was the service. It's sushi so it's moderately priced. Check out or pics.

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Hawaii
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46 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I went here on New Year's Eve for dinner, I had made a reservation online via Open Table about 1 month in advance because I knew it was going to be busy. I came here specifically for sushi and my parents ordered entrees. The sushi is awesome! The fish and other seafood was as fresh as can be. I got... More 

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Los Angeles
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177 reviews
147 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The hostess did not provide a good first impression, as she was unaware of restaurant policies. If you can get past the hostesses, our waitress was friendlier and more knowledgeable of how the restaurant works. The food was excellent.

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Quantico, Virginia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I had tried the Yaki Maki Salmon roll and shrimp tempura. Both were really delicious. The Yaki Maki was smaller than expected and for how much it cost but very tasty. Shrimp tempura was perfect ! I also had the pineapple lychee drink also a must try ! All around pricey but tasty if you go on a Sunday or... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$31 - US$50
Cuisine
Japanese, Seafood, Sushi, Asian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
17:30 - 22:00
Monday
17:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
17:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
17:30 - 22:00
Thursday
17:30 - 22:00
Friday
17:30 - 01:00
Saturday
17:30 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2552 Kalakaua Ave, Waikiki Beach Marriott Resort & Spa, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96815-3662
    (Ohua & Paoakalani)
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Oahu  >  Honolulu>  > Waikiki
  • Neighbourhood: Waikiki
  • Phone Number: +1 808-931-6286
Description
Serving its award-winning Asian-Pacific cuisine that has become a local favorite, our seaside eatery is famous for preparing mouth-watering seafood dinners for our welcomed guests.

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