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Sansei Seafood Restaurant

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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1881 S Kihei Rd Ste KT116, Kihei, Maui, HI 96753-7924
+1 808-879-0004
17:00 - 22:00
Closed now
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Sun - Mon 17:00 - 22:00
Tue - Wed 17:30 - 22:00
Thu - Sat 17:30 - 01:00
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Seattle, Washington
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22 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Yea, it was a busy weekend, & it should have been much better. The service was s-l-o-w & impersonal. My sushi was just OK-this is supposed to be superb, it wasn't. The wines list was thin. My wife had tempura, dull & uninspired. I'd avoid this place.

Thank Uncle_Daphid
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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68 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fun, casual, bustling restaurant. Delicious food with huge menu of sushi and cooked dishes. Some unusual flavors and lots of choices. Great service.

Thank Wendy K
Scottsdale, Arizona
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Outstanding sushi and Japanese food. There is a special 25% discount on almost everything on the menu for ordered between 5:30 to 6:00 pm for non-Hawaiian residents.

Thank Steven S
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15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited Keihei location for dinner. Fan of Sansei Kapalua and DK follower. Have visited this location couple of times before and always felt not in par with Kapalua location. This visit confirmed that it will be our last time. Ordered Maui Teriyaki Beef and Vegetable Tempura with Ocean Salad and rice. Beef was tough and Tempura oily. Order came out... More 

Thank NobuyukiUSA
Mansfield, Massachusetts
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86 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Recommended by our friends who accompanied us. Lots of choices. Waiter was very helpful in choosing from many options. The pinko-crusted seared Ahi was the star of the meal. Extensive sake list. Not very upscale. In a strip mall along the highway but food was delicious. Very good value. I will definitely eat there again.

Thank Greg318
Vancouver, Canada
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A popular restaurant in Kihei. We ordered a number of the specials they are famous for. Generally very good but not "Wow". Calamari unusual in a BBQ style sauce. Fresh fish of the day - good but not great. Good ambiance and not excessively loud. Excellent service.

Thank Paul S
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Service was excellent. Food was prepared fast and taste. Reasonable prices. Had a great experience. Will definitely come back the next time I'm in Maui

Thank jhung403
Hockessin, Delaware
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I eat a lot of sushi, but we're by no means sushi experts. With that said, this sushi was very much average. Nothing to write home about, would not go back. Additionally, the sushi was sort of sloppily put together, so I can't say much about the presentation either. Lastly, the service was pretty terrible. It seems... More 

Thank lisahchristian
Mechelen, Belgium
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34 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017

We came here based on a personal recommendation from our front desk attendant and it was a good find. At 5:15, we didn't have reservations on a Friday night, but they made room for us, we had a few specialties, and ended up with a discount for arriving and ordering before 6. The prices are reasonable, and we had great... More 

Thank Melonie_en_family
Chicago, Illinois
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017

The food was delicious. The restaurant was a little run down. It was crowded and loud. I didn't think our table looked particularly clean. Service was good and fast. Food was worth it.

Thank Deborah W

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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
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 01:00
17:30 - 01:00
17:30 - 01:00
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?