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Sarento's on the Beach - Maui

2980 S Kihei Rd, Kihei, Maui, HI 96753-9602
+1 808-875-7555
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good24%
  • Average13%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible6%
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7:00 AM - 10:00 PMAll hours
Italian, American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly
2980 S Kihei Rd, Kihei, Maui, HI 96753-9602
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Reviewed November 11, 2014

We chose this for our anniversary dinner. The view is fabulous...right on the beach and, at sunset, quite the loveliest place. Happy Hour at the nice, but small, bar was good. For dinner my husband chose the ahi tuna which came rare as he had...More

Thank AngieB634
TriStarMaui5, Manager at Sarento's on the Beach - Maui, responded to this reviewResponded November 14, 2014

Aloha Angie, Thank you for your feedback. We are so sorry to hear of your experience. We value our guests and their experience with us. I would like to discuss this matter with you. Please call me at 808-875-7555. Mahalo, Ryan H.

Reviewed November 8, 2014

I've been here many times, but I decided to write a review since I finally took my parents here as well. The reservation I made in advance worked great and guaranteed us a great table with a great view. Their reservation system recognizes you if...More

Thank Fzedlach
Reviewed November 5, 2014

I've been trying to hit Sarento's for a year or two and finally did, even while sending gift certificates out to others before my own experience there. Man, I should have gone first. While the service is decent, the food was simply lousy, including the...More

4  Thank Art D
TriStarMaui5, General Manager at Sarento's on the Beach - Maui, responded to this reviewResponded November 10, 2014

Aloha Art, Thank you for your feedback. We are sincerely sorry for your experience. We would like to discuss this with you further. If you would like, please call me at 808.875.7555. Mahalo, Ryan H.

Reviewed October 31, 2014

My sisters and I hosted a Bridal Brunch at Sarento's on the Beach while in Maui last week. My niece was getting married and we invited all the women (55 of them) to join us for brunch to "toast the bride". The food was good,...More

Thank mtkPortland_Oregon
Reviewed October 28, 2014

Great view/location? Check, I'm not sure you can eat closer to the beach/water in this area. Food? Mine was okay (pot stickers and the meatballs), the flavours weren't anything special and didn't "pop". My wife's seafood pasta was however very good indeed. Service? Was good...More

1  Thank Brian L
TriStarMaui5, Manager at Sarento's on the Beach - Maui, responded to this reviewResponded November 1, 2014

Aloha Brian, We thank you for your feedback. However, are sorry to hear of your experience. We enjoy sharing in our customers dining memories and will take these comments and share with our wait staff. Mahalo

Reviewed October 26, 2014

We made a reservation for Christmas Day at Sarento`s months ago as we are flying to Maui that day. We had a call yesterday to request a credit card number to hold the reservation. When asked why they advised they have a 72 hour cancellation...More

2  Thank MaggiQualicumBeach
Reviewed October 25, 2014

I love going to Sarento's to have a light and flavorful dinner in the bar area. Make reservations if you want a table that affords fantastic ocean and sunset views on the best beach in Maui. We prefer to have lighter fare for our dinners,...More

Thank Awohleb
Reviewed October 23, 2014

We had a salad caprese and gabriella to start with, which were very fresh and full of flavors. Afterwards we had the ahi tuna, which was even better, accompanied by a delicious glass of pinot noir. To finish off, we had the creme brûlée made...More

Thank Ptotti
TriStarMaui5, Manager at Sarento's on the Beach - Maui, responded to this reviewResponded October 25, 2014

Aloha, Thank you for taking the time to provide us with your feedback. We're happy to hear you enjoyed your meal and our restaurant. The Caprese Salad, Ahi Tuna and Creme Brulee are all wonderful choices. We look forward to seeing you in Maui again....More

Reviewed October 18, 2014

MSM knows us as we come to Maui every year at the same time. He knows us so well that he has our favorite drink and table ready for each visit! You can't buy service that good! Rack of lamb is my favorite dish--my wife...More

Thank Stephen M
Reviewed October 14, 2014

I went there for a business dinner. Food was surprisingly bland. The service, though, was top notch. I had the ahi and my friend had the meatballs. Fish desperately needed seasoning and the sauce on the meatballs looked like it had been sitting out for...More

2  Thank Maui-Mom-of-2
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Response from Stephen M | Reviewed this property |
November 17, 2016|
Response from ssjtrider | Reviewed this property |
I did not see turkey on their menu, but Christmas may be an exception. You can ask them directly on their website.
September 11, 2016|
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Response from TriStarMaui5 | Property representative |
We don't offer gluten free pasta at this time.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$20 - $30
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Large groups, Romantic, Kids, Families with children, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Scenic view
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2980 S Kihei Rd, Kihei, Maui, HI 96753-9602
    (Kilohana Drive)
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Maui  >  Kihei
  • Phone Number: +1 808-875-7555
Sarento's is nestled on one of Maui's premier beaches overlooking the islands of Molokini, Kaho'olawe & Lana'i, providing guests with unsurpassed romantic ocean view. Italian-style warmth & hospitality are part of the atmosphere that makes this fine dining establishment one of Hawaii's most celebrated. The superior service, coupled with the outstanding culinary offerings makes Sarento's a place where memories are created. Superb, five-star regional Italian cuisine with a Mediterranean flair. Specialties include award-winning presentations of homemade pastas, fresh Hawaiian seafood, prime steaks, signature veal, lamb, chicken & pork dishes. Creative preparations of classic Italian desserts are enough to make a grown man cry. The main wine cellar offers over 75 domestic & imported wines ranging in price from $20 - $1,000. One of the most respected collections of wines in Hawaii, contains over 1,500 bottles from France, Germany, California with a focus on rare Italian wines.
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