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Sansei Seafood Restaurant & Sushi Bar

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600 Office Rd, Kapalua, Maui, HI 96761-8767
+1 808-669-6286
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17:30 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 17:30 - 22:00
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Miami, Florida, United States
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29 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great restaurant with a great location. Depending on which side of the island you are on their are two locations to choose from. Great sushi and good selection of sake.

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Thank chadf305
Montreal, Canada
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25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have just finished a horrible meal at Sansei. The following is a short, but incomplete, list of deficiencies: too many tables in our alcove; too high lighting, an extremely loud waiter; tasteless spider roll; and tasteless shrimp rolls and a completely overpriced menu. In fact, I couldn't even find the shrimp roll in the mass of bird nest style... More 

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Martinez, California
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The waiter was helpful in choosing plates. Food was really good, but a bit pricey. Quiet atmosphere with tight placement of tables.

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Alexandria, VA
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44 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very fresh and creative sushi at reasonable prices. We really enjoyed trying rolls that we had never tried. This is extremely popular, though, so you should make reservations.

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Thank UrsulaK
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Too bad a waiter can destroy your evening..I was not knowedgeable about Sushi etc...wanted to try..he was essentially useless...I guessed at the menu ordered 2 items...my wife had a several entres and told him "she" was done...he didn't ask if I was...8I wasn't...he rushed over with the bill...hovered 3 to 4 times...waiting for my credit card...I wasn't finished eating...he picked... More 

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Highlands Ranch, Colorado
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156 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The butterfish, I dream about their butterfish. Whenever we come to Maui that is a must. They do a great job on everything! The rolls are so fresh and the staff can answer any question and point you in the right direction. They are always busy so make a reservation.

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Thank J W
Ottawa, Canada
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117 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2017

If you are in the area and love Sushi like we do, this place is amazing. They have a great selection of dishes and all we tried were truly amazing. They melt in your mouth. You must however make a reservation as they are full most nights and your wait could be a long one.

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1 Thank 11Claude
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43 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

We found this place on TripAdvisor and it is walking distance of our hotel, right next to the Honolua Store, another good stop itself. We didn't have reservations but got there early enough to be let in with the first wave and were seated at the Sushi Bar. We met some locals in line who recommended the 69, the Shrimp... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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194 reviews
153 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 164 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2017

We went to Sansei for the sushi - and were not disappointed. The food was fantastic. My family ordered a selection of sushi, including kampachi sashimi which we can't get at home. The maguro was the best I've ever had. the miso glazed butterfish was exceptional. The ramen soup looked delicious, although too large for us to order in addition... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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79 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 March 2017

Don't be one of those people stuck in the long, long line waiting for a table. Make a reservation! Why? Because at 5:15 there is 25% off many items on the menu and holds of hungry folks hoping to get a table and order by 6:00PM. We enjoyed fast, friendly and efficient service when we dined there. The food was... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 35
Cuisine
Japanese, Seafood, Sushi, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
17:30 - 22:00
Monday
17:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
17:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
17:30 - 22:00
Thursday
17:30 - 22:00
Friday
17:30 - 22:00
Saturday
17:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 600 Office Rd, Kapalua, Maui, HI 96761-8767
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Maui  >  Kapalua
  • Phone Number: +1 808-669-6286

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