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Sansei Seafood Restaurant & Sushi Bar

Certificate of Excellence
$$$
Sushi, Hawaiian
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600 Office Rd, Lahaina, Maui, HI 96761
808-669-6286
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5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Dessert, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 693
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    Very good
  • 104
    Average
  • 46
    Poor
  • 42
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Late Nite Happy Hour

What a blast! The karaoke was a hoot and rounded out a great evening. The sushi was great and the service was very good. Loved this place!

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 4, 2015
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Romantic
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1,145 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Top Contributor
137 reviews 137 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
170 helpful votes 170 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015 NEW

What a blast! The karaoke was a hoot and rounded out a great evening. The sushi was great and the service was very good. Loved this place!

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Calgary, Canada
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015 NEW

We went here based on a referral from our concierge Sarah while staying at the Papakea Resort, she made our reservation for us. While I don't eat sushi, my hubby loves it. Robert our server was awesome, his suggestions were top notch for Jeff and I even was convinced to try my first sushi. My hubby Jeff so enjoyed the... More 

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Bangkok, Thailand
Senior Contributor
40 reviews 40 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

Overall we had a very good experience at Sansei although getting there was a slight issue. Google maps shows a location approximately half a mile away from the restaurant but we found our way! The staff were friendly and courteous and gave us good recommendations. We had the highly recommended panko crusted fresh ahi sashimi, butterfish for appetiser, the spider... More 

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Maryland
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51 reviews 51 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

Sushi was excellent. The place is crowded and hard to get reservations, but worth waiting. Before 6:00 pm most menu items are 20% off. It's a little noisy and tables are close. Service was cordial but not very attentive. Our food started coming before our cocktails, then we waited forever for our beer, but again the food is what the... More 

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Irvine, California
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78 reviews 78 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

Eat great food at a discount by making your reservation as soon as they open. A special menu is offered and it is delicious.

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Corvallis, Oregon
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25 reviews 25 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

My only complaint is that success has taken away some of what makes this place great. It is crowded and noisy and takes some time to get your food. The bar is still friendly and the food is still quite good. We actually got our sushi to go and went back to our ocean front, view room. That was perfect.

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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 via mobile

What a great place. We eat sushi all the time and this was the best. We Look forward to our next visit. We will definitely be back.

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St. Catharines, Canada
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

My husband and I LOVE sushi and were told about this place by more than one person in Maui. It was pretty good for the most part. Some of the rolls they ahve a very rich, with lots of creams and sauces so they are very filling. the sashimi was ok not great. it was very busy. no views of... More 

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Walnut Creek, California
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16 reviews 16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

Would could not believe that there was a line waiting for Sansei to open its doors. This was 2nd visit to this location and again it was FANTASTIC!! Love, love, love the Miso Butterfish.

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Seattle, WA
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17 reviews 17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

Make a reservation before you come if possible. We tried to get reservations for the following week after arrival and it was impossible. However, some people don't show up for their reservations, so get in line at 5PM and you can be seated at the bar right away or wait for someone to no show on their reservation (which seems... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 600 Office Rd, Lahaina, Maui, HI 96761
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Maui  >  Lahaina
  • Phone Number: 808-669-6286

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 35
  • Cuisine: Sushi, Hawaiian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?