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Isana Restaurant

Asian, Korean, Japanese, Sushi
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515 S Kihei Rd, Kihei, Maui, HI 96753-7585
(808) 874-5700
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Reservations, Waitstaff

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  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars

Suboptimal Korean food. Decor is ok. Service is suboptimal as well. Sashimi was very fresh. We did not try rolls. Go only if you must have some Korean food.

3 of 5 starsReviewed July 16, 2015
Igor Y
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  • English first
  • German first
  • Korean first
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English first
Paia, Hawaii
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were a group of five who walked in 20 minutes before closing, and they were amazing and accommodating. We had a vegan and vegetarian amongst us, and they took great care and explained what was safe and offered to slightly alter some food for us. We had a couple different rolls, some appetizers, and rice dishes. The service was... More 

Thank Jennifer W
Temple City, California, United States
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61 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is conveniently located at the top end of Kihei near the island neck so could np e good for Kahalui, Maalaea, or Wailuku. Not too far even for Lahaina if you are on your way back up the coast. has excellent sushi and other Japanese offering. Service is good. Nice bar, too. Easy parking as well.

Thank LauraJean S
Indianapolis, Indiana
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19 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2015

My husband and I love Korean food, so what a treat to find Isana in Kihei. The setting is gorgeous with great views of the water. My husband and I are vegan, so when we ordered bibimbap without meat or egg, they loaded it up with extra veggies. The stone pot was super hot, so the rice got really brown... More 

Thank Nancy B
Mesquite, United States
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3 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2015

Besides for our ocean view and our friendly waiter, our Korean food was really bad. The fish used in both sushi and the Korean dish were super firm and didn't smell right. Definitely a waste of money!

Thank Barza H
Playa del Ingles, Spain
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98 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2015

we discovered while a night walk this address and stuck to it for the rest of our stay... they prepare creative sushis, have an excellent kobe-like beef to grill at the table, the waitress was quite friendly but...they seem to close rather early for our european standards around 9:30 pm.

Thank doomsky
Atlanta Ga
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87 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 114 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

Our waiter was the kindest woman ever. She agreed to make the bbq marinated chicken spicy (like the pork is traditionally) for me and she kept our condiments full. She also recommended the shrimp pancake over the green onion, and we were glad she did because it was tasty...a lot like shrimp tempura in a pancake w some onions and... More 

Thank TravelisHeaven
Folsom, California
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40 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Staff is very rude. Never even got to the food. They were so rude we drank our beer and sake. Paid bill and left. Rude. They actually hate there customers. Very weird experience.

Thank djwells
Level Contributor
4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

Suboptimal Korean food. Decor is ok. Service is suboptimal as well. Sashimi was very fresh. We did not try rolls. Go only if you must have some Korean food.

Thank Igor Y
Kihei, Hawaii
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106 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

Wonderful atmosphere, across the street from the beach in North Kihei. The sushi is fresh and nice size portions. Great drinks, service, sushi and layed back unrushed.

Thank Music-by E
Kihei, Hawaii
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

We never thought we would find real Korean restaurant here. My husband was surprise the food, we are just like in soul . This is beautiful experience !! Service is fabulous !!

Thank Dawny M

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 515 S Kihei Rd, Kihei, Maui, HI 96753-7585
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Maui  >  Kihei
  • Phone Number: (808) 874-5700

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Asian, Korean, Japanese, Sushi


Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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