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Sansei Seafood Restaurant & Sushi Bar

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600 Office Rd, Kapalua, Maui, HI 96761-8767
+1 808-669-6286
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good21%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“sushi” (962 reviews)
“dynamite shrimp” (45 reviews)
“butter fish” (20 reviews)
Opens in 8 min
All hours
Japanese, Seafood, Sushi, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
600 Office Rd, Kapalua, Maui, HI 96761-8767
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We went to Sansei on a Tuesday night. They are known for their Early Bird Special, which makes it very popular with the locals and tourists-in-the-know. Sansei opens at 5:30 pm and the line(s) to get in form well before that. There a lines for...More

Thank brentt916
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We were guided to this restaurant by the concierge at the Fairmont hotel and to be fair the reviews online will more than average and generally good. Overall the sushi we had was a very good standard and we both enjoyed it. The help we...More

Thank Craige1959
Reviewed 3 days ago

Several locals and those who come to Maui often highly recommend...and we were not disappointed! Great service,buzzy atmosphere. Definitely will return on our next Maui vacation!

Thank John M
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We were told this place was great & we were not disappointed. The freshest sushi of my life and the first time my wife has ever liked sushi. She actually ate several pieces!!! We also had the teriyaki steak appetizer and seafood pasta. We were...More

Thank Mrtwistertx
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Had a very good meal at Sansei. Dinner could have started the wrong way due to an unruly customer who was looking for trouble but waitstaff and Asst Mgr Brie handled it well even when he returned to the restaurant. Lots of gluten free choices...More

Thank Jeff I
Reviewed 1 week ago

We dined at Sansei after checking in to our hotel. We were warned it might be a bit of a wait but got lucky and walked right in since we were eating a bit on the early side. Shortly after us there was a bit...More

Thank Rachel K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have seen this mentioned so many times and have ignored it on previous visits to Maui. A big mistake! We have access to amazing sushi restaurants in Vancouver so we tend to shy away from sushi restaurants when traveling. We visited this evening with...More

Thank Jsquared69
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had reservations for 5:15. There were two very very long lines at opening. no signage... we noted that one line moved right along ( not the one we were about 50 back) so after 10 minutes I went up to the door where a...More

1  Thank LaurettaYoung
Reviewed 1 week ago

I ordered poke, which I usually love. This was probably the worst poke I've ever eaten. Although the tuna was fresh enough, there was little flavor in the sauce, but moreover the fish pieces were huge and bizarre. It was as if the fish was...More

Thank Arthur B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Advice: make reservations if planning not to go early in the evening as it fills quickly and has become very “in” with locals and savvy tourists. Not as large as the one in Kihei... and we prefer the chefs here. Great Spider roll (soft shell...More

Thank jblmdmba
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August 8, 2017|
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Response from lorraine2146 | Reviewed this property |
I think there's a discount if you order before 6pm
Helen M
November 11, 2016|
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Response from DCM2015-1 | Reviewed this property |
Awhile back Sansei did not take reservations, but they do now. We were there a few months ago & they took our reservation. I highly recommend a reservation so you ensure that you will get a table at the time you want... More
Phillis H
November 7, 2016|
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Response from Eddie L | Reviewed this property |
I just ate the sushi, and not the Kodama, although it sounds delicious.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children, Bar scene, Special occasions, Large groups
Open Hours
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 600 Office Rd, Kapalua, Maui, HI 96761-8767
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Maui  >  Kapalua
  • Phone Number: +1 808-669-6286
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