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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” (965 reviews)
“dynamite shrimp” (47 reviews)
“butter fish” (20 reviews)
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Japanese, Seafood, Sushi, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
600 Office Rd, Kapalua, Maui, HI 96761-8767
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Reviewed 3 days ago

WE love this place so much we came twice. Reservations a must! WE did a takeout one night--not as good as if we had waited for a table and eaten there.

Thank nMorgan03
Reviewed 6 days ago

Sansei opens at 5:15pm and there are two lines out the front door starting 30 minutes earlier. One for reservations and the other for first come first seated. They have this great early bird special with 25% off certain items. The selection is huge and...More

Thank jfott2000
Reviewed 1 week ago

Read the reviews prior to eating there ...sounded excellent. Went at 9 pm and they were still slammed busy . Greeted immediately at the door and then seated immediately at the sushi bar . Greeted immediately by a sushi preparer with edamame . Waiter came...More

Thank barryswobblyworld
Reviewed 1 week ago

Was there back to back for their great crusted tuna and may other sashimi selection. The crab ramen was fantastic as well. First night waiter was fantastic. Smart and know how to accomodate our visit making it a pleasant one. Second night Waiter need to...More

Thank patrickchew
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My friend who has a lot of experience in Hawaii recommended this place as a must. We went for the early bird special which is unheard of - I believe it was 50% off the majority of the menu (things that were not included in...More

Thank MyThoughts_10
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We saw people waiting in line for the opening, wondering if it could be that good. We had been told how good the food was and it is true!! Friendly staff from the bartender to the waiterss to the hostess. The food was delicious and...More

Thank scott l
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Was at this same location about 3 years ago. I remember it being spectacular, so when we landed in Maui, I thought we’d hit it again. Ordered the oyster shooters, 4 rolls and dynamite shrimp. I was pretty disappointed with the rolls. So small! And...More

Thank Malabar-annie
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Sansei translates into 3rd Generation in English. The food here has Japanese roots, but is very American/Hawaiianized. Meaning, there is a lot of sugar added to things. That said, its still a great vibe with good service and tasty food. Just don't come here expecting...More

Thank Matt M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

we love Japanese food and Sansei was recommended to us. The place is always busy and for good reason the food is delicious. If you love sushi this is the place to go. The pricing is on the high side but a good tip I...More

2  Thank NewmarketWally
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a great sushi restaurant, within walking distance from the Ritz. If you are staying at the Ritz and don't feel like driving, I definitely would recommend this place. Be sure to make reservation if you are planning to dine here. If you are...More

Thank Phyrebird
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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
Bar scene, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Kids, Families with children
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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