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Sansei Seafood Restaurant & Sushi Bar

Queens Market Place, Waikoloa Beach Resort, 201 Waikoloa Beach Drive Suite 801, Waikoloa, Island of Hawaii, HI 96738
808-886-6286
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Ranked #10 of 56 Restaurants in Waikoloa
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Sun - Sat 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Cuisines: Sushi
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
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  • Chinese (Traditional) first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
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English first
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014 NEW

There are very few restaurants near the Waikoloa resorts. So we tried this sushi place. The staff are very pleasant. But if you're used to nuanced sushi rolls, it's probably not going to get the job done. The tuna sushi tasted identical to the scallop - vaguely fishy. The unagi roll was the highlight of our meal.

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Seattle, WA
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16 reviews 16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014 NEW

Very good food here with a more contemporary menu (in case you have folks in your party not partial to Japanese food), Reservations are a must. Sushi is fresh and the menu is quite innovative.

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Tobaccoville NC
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24 reviews 24 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014 NEW

The four of us shared many different kinds of sushi platters..a new experience for my spouse! All were excellent! Our server was willing to offer suggestions and explain each item and she was very efficient! We had reservations and were immediately seated!

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Williamsburg, VA
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87 reviews 87 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014 via mobile

we were staying at the Hilton Waiakola Resort, which does not have very good restaurant choices. We picked this restaurant since the Japanese restaurant at the resort was not reviewed well. This one was quite fine. It was crowded and a bit noisy on a Tuesday night, but after we got seated, the service was very good. We had reservations,... More 

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Tempe, Arizona
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43 reviews 43 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

We enjoyed dinner at the restaurant twice during our vacation. It has some interesting sushi options as well as a pretty big menu. I wish that I had tried the shrimp cakes.

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Riverton, Wyoming
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115 reviews 115 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

We went out for sushi on Sunday night. We didn't know that from 5-6 it is 1/2 price sushi rolls, so we missed the 1/2 price sushi. We had 3 sushi rolls and a scallop appetizer, that was plenty of food for the two of us. All the food was excellent. It is located in the Queens mall, so it... More 

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St. Helena, California
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16 reviews 16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

We had dinner at Sansei it's located at the Queens Market Place. When you walk in the staff is very friendly. The Sushi is one of best we have had. It's a good value. Will return on our next trip

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Calgary, Canada
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

I don't know if it was because we were on vacation but I've been to Sansei two times, twice in Kona and once in Maui. Their food is to die for! It's all so fresh and flavorful. I asked the hostess to recommend a dish to me on two seperate visits and what I ordered was probably the best thing... More 

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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155 reviews 155 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

Sansei offers a large, diverse menu for both sushi and non-sushi lovers alike. Their fish is incredible. We sample the ahi poke and the seafood ravioli appetizers along with several sushi rolls. Everything was excellent. Service was first rate even with the room filled to near capacity. All in all a memorable experience and worth returning for.

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Albany, Oregon
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

The best sushi I've ever had. The place is not cheep, but nothing is in Waikoloa Beach area. We will eat here again on our next visit to Hawaii.

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Additional Information about Sansei Seafood Restaurant & Sushi Bar

Address: Queens Market Place, Waikoloa Beach Resort, 201 Waikoloa Beach Drive Suite 801, Waikoloa, Island of Hawaii, HI 96738
Phone Number: 808-886-6286
Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Island of Hawaii  >  Kohala Coast  >  Waikoloa
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Cuisine: Sushi

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