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Sansei Seafood Restaurant

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1881 S Kihei Rd Ste Kt116, Kihei, Maui, HI 96753-7924
(808) 879-0004
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun - Mon 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tue - Wed 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Thu - Sat 5:30 pm - 1:00 am
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San Francisco, California
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41 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

There was too much hype about this place so we decided to try it for dinner. I found the place to be just average and too over priced. The sushi did not appear to be fresh. Service was so so too. We had reservations but still had to wait before we were seated. Our food was not served at the... More 

Thank A C
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Come here on a Sunday or Monday afternoon (a couple of hours before this place opens), and bring your beach chair to wait in line for Sansei's 50% off deal! Locals and visitors alike come for the amazing delicious food, impeccable service, and great ambience! I'm not a big sushi fan (although those in my party enjoyed sashimi and a... More 

Thank Jaynee M
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Food was okay i dont recommend it for the price. If it wasnt for my husband most of the food would have been left uneaten. He forced himself to eat it lol

Thank Denise Anne N
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My second visit to Maui and my second visit to Sansei. Really good sushi and they get it out pretty quickly.

Thank Lance S
Nanaimo, Canada
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84 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Its a good restaurant, but because of the hype, they simply cannot cope with the numbers. They have tried to capitalize on getting as many people into the place as possible to the extent that the experience has been diminished. Food quality is good but in my opinion has deteriorated. The servers are arrogant and service is rushed. We have... More 

1 Thank Ray J
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing pupus. Miso butterfish and dynamite shrimp are my favorites. Dessert must consist of granny apple tart. Awesome meal!!

Thank HopeMtrip
Calgary, Canada
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76 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Sushi was good. Loved the crispy butterfish roll and the spider roll. The crab and mango handroll was nice - but we wished they told us that there were only 2 pieces. Hard to share 2 pieces among 5 people. It was also real crab meat vs the imitation stuff. The salmon sashimi was fresh. The roasted eggplant was delicious... More 

Thank PrincessDumpling
Rancho Mirage, California
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17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A great restaurant with a large menu. Many speciality items. Service is fast and good. Arrive before 5:00pm Sunday or Monday night for special discount prices. This is the place if you like Japanese food.

Thank richard m
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had been craving for Japanese dishes the whole time we were in Maui but never had the chance to try a restaurant until the day we were flying home. I am so glad I had the opportunity to go to Sansei. Everything we ordered totally satisfied my craving, it's just really unfortunate that we didn't get to eat here... More 

Thank Cindy H
Dublin, California
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Sushi was fresh but super pricey. Good dinner but, value for dollar, would not return. They are open late, so that's a plus since everything seems to close fairly early in Kihei.

Thank Debi H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Japanese, Seafood, Sushi, Asian, Pacific Rim, Gluten Free
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special occasions, Large groups, Local cuisine, Families with children
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
5:30 pm - 1:00 am
5:30 pm - 1:00 am
5:30 pm - 1:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1881 S Kihei Rd Ste Kt116, Kihei, Maui, HI 96753-7924
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Maui  >  Kihei
  • Phone Number: (808) 879-0004

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?