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Sansei Seafood Restaurant

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1881 S Kihei Rd Ste KT116, Kihei, Maui, HI 96753-7924
+1 808-879-0004
5:30 pm - 1:00 am
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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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Cincinnati, Ohio
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36 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Like many others, we waited in line for the 1/2 price meal. We went for the shorter bar seating line and it was a great call. We got direct access to our server and much better advice on both drinks and the food. My picky Asian family loved the sushi. And that doesn't happen often. So while I'm not the... More 

Thank DenisWCinti
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63 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Super crowded. Delicious food. Sushi and steak if preferred. Basic serving plates. Not the best for sushi presentations. Chef will make anything you would like in a roll or otherwise. Reservations a must. Nearby hotels will take you there with their house cars. Fabulous tempura selections. Asparagus, sweet potato , shrimp, potatoes etc. very pleasant servers.

Thank Judie M
Leavenworth, Washington
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31 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Second review over the years for this great restaurant and sushi bar. Their kitchen dishes are very good (we always share a calamari salad) and their sashimi and sushi is excellent. Service is fast and attentive. You won't be disappointed.

Thank ncwfolk
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54 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We decided to give this place a try based on the number of positive reviews. Although the food wasn't bad, it wasn't comparable to anything in the same price range I've ever had. Everything from nigiri, to sashimi, to sushi rolls are simply not of quality. I would not recommend this place if you are looking to have decent sushi.

Thank traveler_sli
Saint Louis, Missouri
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40 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

From a friend who lives on the island, we heard about the 50% off happy hour prices on Sundays and Mondays from 5-6. The first time we arrived at 4:30 and the line was already super long. Luckily, we were willing to sit at the sushi bar (line for the cocktail bar and sushi bar are separate from line for... More 

Thank HelloKnitty
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186 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

I love the food at this place (blackened fish; sashimi and sushi are all excellent), but the food doesn't always come out fast: sushi seems to be slower than food from the kitchen, and things seem to come out at random order (we dined here twice in one week, once at 5:30p right at opening, and once at 6p). It... More 

Thank K8yorr
Lexington, Kentucky
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29 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food is so good we went three times. The kids (9 and 11) LOVED this place. Great value. Good blend of sushi and non-sushi items. Kids loved the shrimp and steak items, while the adults enjoyed ahi both lightly seared and raw in unique rolls. The sauce that comes with the panko crusted ahi is to die for, and... More 

Thank JHRedSox
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74 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We loved our dinner here. Great atmosphere with friends, wonderful unique fresh sushi, perfectly chilled sake. Just an all around great time. Highly recommend.

Thank Californiamamma
Roseburg, Oregon
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38 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped in with no reservation before the dinner rush and were promptly seated. The menu features a wide fish selection for sushi and tempura. Both were prepared nicely. The green salad with the house plum dressing was excellent. A nice stop for dinner in a casual setting.

Thank funbeam
Louisville, Kentucky
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39 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We did NOT have a reservation. So we went early, were seated right away and got -25% by ordering before 6pm. My family of 3 ate for less than $70! This food is good, but if you want to eat something AMAZEBALLS delicious, order the butter fish. It will change your life.

Thank Erica S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Japanese, Seafood, Sushi, Asian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children, Special occasions
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: +1 808-879-0004

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