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“Great value for your dollar” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Sansei Seafood Restaurant

Sansei Seafood Restaurant
1881 S Kihei Rd Ste Kt116, Kihei, Maui, HI 96753-7924
(808) 879-0004
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Ranked #29 of 143 Restaurants in Kihei
Cuisines: Sushi, Asian, Seafood
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Good for: Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Late Night, Dessert
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16 reviews 16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 8 cities Reviews in 8 cities
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
“Great value for your dollar”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2013 via mobile

One of the best places I can recommend to eat on Maui. I ate at both locations and the food was fresh, service was excellent, and the prices very reasonable. Highly recommend trying Sansei.

  • Visited June 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Boston, Massachusetts
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22 reviews 22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 8 cities Reviews in 8 cities
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
“Excellent Sushi”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2013

Really good sushi - so fresh!! Reasonably priced. Decent service. Some very interesting items on the specials menu. The rolls, especially with tuna, were the best things we had.

  • Visited June 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Vancouver, Canada
Top Contributor
83 reviews 83 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 25 cities Reviews in 25 cities
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
“Happy hour = half price.”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2013

We went for half price happy hour. Most menu items are half price, Very good food, but not the best I've had. The star of the show is the Tuna. The 17% automatic gratuity is a bit of a turn off - I am a good tipper, but I like to determine the level of service. Some of the items are overpriced for what you get.

Visited June 2013
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
“Decent sushi but not wowed by dining experience..”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2013

We heard great things about this place and were excited to try it out. Menu had lots of options- though a little confusing you can get pork chops in a sushi / seafood restaurant. We ordered some edamame as a starter. It was cold; typically this is served warm so a bit of a disappointment but we ate it nonetheless. Our server was really nice and made good suggestions. Sushi bar was really backed up and took forever. My husband loved the special Kona roll, and I loved the Sansei special roll with shrimp tempura (can't recall the specific names here). Spicy tuna also a hit. We also got the Mango Crab Salad hand roll, which would have been much better if the mango was ripe vs. being hard chunks. Overall, decent sushi but we've definitely had better..

  • Visited June 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Harwell, United Kingdom
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83 reviews 83 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 44 cities Reviews in 44 cities
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
“Good experience”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2013

We tried Sansei because of the consistently good reviews on Trip Advisor. Service was efficient and helpful. Food was very good - snow crab crusted Mahi Mahi and a sushi selection. Recommended.

  • Visited June 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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