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“You were once fantastic, now very ordinary and very disappointing!!”

Sansei Seafood Restaurant
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Ranked #47 of 191 Restaurants in Kihei
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Sushi, Asian, Seafood
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Good for: Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Dining options: Dinner, After-hours, Lunch, Reservations, Takeout
Reviewed 15 January 2018

When san sei opened in the Kihei location my husband and I were the very first customers thru the doors !! We were excited because we didn’t have to drive to Kapalua!! We come to Maui every winter for 2 months and SanSei was our most favourite restaurant !! We ate there regularly!! Most favourite dishes, Panko Ahi and the dynamite shrimp!! Well we went to San Sei tonite , first visit this year, well huge disappointment !!! The dynamite shrimp is no longer the sweet rock shrimp, it was too much batter and hard, the panko ahi was tasteless and falling apart !! The sushi very ordinary, not great !! I was told by the staff that it’s now a corporation and they changed the way food is prepared and they have gone on the cheap !!! Well good for the corporation saving money, the food was bad and we will not be back!! So disappointed !!

Thank CalgaryBaba
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Reviewed 9 January 2018

We were very impressed with the variety of options for dinner. The drinks were ok but my beer was great. Our server was incredibly attentive and professional. The food quality was good. Overall, a good night out.

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Thank lovetravelChicago
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Reviewed 6 January 2018

Great sushi and my favorite time is.....certain evenings after 10PM. Yes, a great later place for 1/2 off sushi and drinks so you can get really adventurous in ordering! if you don't like it...try something else. There's also Karaoke to keep you amused between servings. I can hear it now...."Sweet caroline, dat dat da...good times never seemed so good"

Thank billegee123
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Reviewed 4 January 2018 via mobile

We always make it a point to hit Sansei when in Maui. We didn’t have reservations and ended up sitting at the sushi bar. The chef took excellent care of us and we liked the variety of rolls.

Thank James L
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Reviewed 3 January 2018 via mobile

First went to the one on the Big Island and sought it out here because it is SO good. Very nice staff and just love their signature rolls.

Thank Kim K
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