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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 good23%
  • Average13%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible7%
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Open Now
07:00 - 22:00All hours
Italian, American, Seafood, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly
2980 S Kihei Rd, Kihei, Maui, HI 96753-9602
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Reviewed yesterday

We were told about Sarento's by a local. Boy was he right in saying "best view of sunset" from the restaurant. We got there at 6:15 for a sunset dinner and we were not let down. The food is also amazing, be prepared to spend...More

Thank Donna P
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

When in Maui this restaurant is must. The food, view and service was on point. Our reservation was at 7:30 but we got there early (6:45). Waited at the bar where Chuy made amazing martinis. So we wouldn't miss the sunset he got us seated...More

Thank Yvonne C
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We have been to Sarento"s twice. This was our second time and we not disappointed. The waiters are very attentive, food is excellent. I recommend the chefs specials. We were celebrating an anniversary and our kids really enjoyed their meals as well. Make a reservation...More

Thank kekela2017
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We were in Oahu for a week and Maui for a week. The overall best Dining experience to date. Free valet, very good food, an awesome server and a reasonably priced photographer who took a very nice sunset shot and added it to our check....More

Thank Brewer524
TriStarMaui5, Manager at Sarento's on the Beach - Maui, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

The best dining experience during your entire Hawaiian vacation — what wonderful praise! We're delighted to hear that your meal was so memorable. Mahalo for your kind review!

Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to sorrentos for our 36th with my brother and his wife. Everything was fabulous. My husband had the red snapper and declared it the best fish dinner ever.

Thank sc00terkity
TriStarMaui5, Manager at Sarento's on the Beach - Maui, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Aloha and happy anniversary! We're delighted to hear how much you and your husband enjoyed your dinner, particularly the snapper. Mahalo for your review!

Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a wonderful meal until the end. Our dessert order never came after waiting over 30'. The waiter checked on us about 15' after taking order and acted as if we had not ordered dessert. Then immediately said it will be right out. When...More

Thank Brenda L
TriStarMaui5, Manager at Sarento's on the Beach - Maui, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Aloha, Brenda: We apologize for the forgotten dessert — how frustrating that must have been. However, we're glad to hear that the rest of your meal was superb, and we hope we'll get another chance to serve you again soon.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Don't let the parking lot dissuade you once you go in you may never leave. Everything on the menu is amazing delicious portions perfect to share (but you won't trust me) beyond beautiful view of beach and ocean ..... a repeat visit will warranted

Thank George T
TriStarMaui5, Manager at Sarento's on the Beach - Maui, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Mahalo, George, for your kind review! We're so happy to hear you enjoyed dining with us, and we are looking forward to your next visit!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited Sarento's on the Beach to try breakfast at other restaurant than our hotel. The location is great right on the beach so we're having breakfast with a great background. The staff are all so friendly and we're allowed to move table even tho...More

Thank Umi M
TriStarMaui5, Manager at Sarento's on the Beach - Maui, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Aloha! We're so glad to hear you enjoyed our open-air ambience and our oceanfront views. Next time, perhaps you can join us for dinner — watching the sunset while you dine is an experience you won't soon forget. Mahalo for your review!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My family and I stopped here for breakfast twice. We've been meaning to check them out the last few visits, but didn't find them until this time. It is all open-air seating with an amazing, beachfront location. The food was really good! Thoroughly enjoyed the...More

Thank Marie P
TriStarMaui5, Manager at Sarento's on the Beach - Maui, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Aloha, Marie! It makes us so happy to hear that your breakfast was so good the first time that you came back for an encore! Perhaps next time we can tempt you with our tasty new lunch menu? Mahalo for your review, and we hope...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped for breakfast after our morning walk on the beach. This open-air restaurant was just the perfect place for a nice breakfast! We were seated at a table overlooking the beach. I had the French Toast with Fresh Berries and my husband had Eggs...More

Thank Brenda K
TriStarMaui5, Manager at Sarento's on the Beach - Maui, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Mahalo, Brenda, for your review! We're delighted to hear you and your husband enjoyed your breakfast on the beach. Isn't the ocean view just stunning? We hope we'll get another chance to serve you again soon!

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What time is happy hour from reach day
14 December 2016|
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Response from flawny | Reviewed this property |
Jonrob7 got it right, we booked dinner early, 5:15 so we had our first drink in hand and our order in by the time sunset hit. It was pretty spectacular. We also requested a table with a good view, of which there are lots... More
Will you be serving turkey on Christmas day?
18 November 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.
Do you serve gluten free pasta? thank you
12 September 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
USD 20 - USD 30
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
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
Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
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
  • E-mail
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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