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Sansei Seafood Restaurant & Sushi Bar

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Queens Market Place, Waikoloa Beach Resort, 201 Waikoloa Beach Drive Suite 801, Waikoloa, Island of Hawaii, HI 96738
+1 808-886-6286
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Phoenix, Arizona, United States
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We love this place! We've been here 3 nights and have already gone twice. We've been to this location, the one in Kihei, and the one in Kapalua and have had great experiences at all 3 locations. We recommend ordering anything ahi, but especially the panko crusted ahi in miso butter sauce and the carpaccio.

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Thank Erin C
Los Angeles, California
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Its a bit of a give-away, but not always, if the people preparing the sushi are not Japanese and wearing baseball hats. OK, so how was the sushi though. We sat at the sushi bar - always do - but didn't see anyone working the rice. I ordered a variety plate of 7 pieces if nigri with a California rainbow... More 

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Washington, DC
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We were a group of 4 adults and 2 young children. The food was outstanding and service top notch. I especially recommend the macadamia nut crusted salmon. Definitely a great place for dinner. And, at least when we went, 25% off food if seated by 6 pm.

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Honomu, Hawaii
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We had a good experience at another Sansei's location so we thought we'd try this one since we were in the area. They were pretty busy, and we didn't have reservations, so we opted to sit at the bar. Their food is a bit pricey, but they have a great selection and their food is delicious. We ordered a couple... More 

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San Francisco
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18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Sansei has multiple original rolls created by its sansei chef, Kodama - particularly the Panko crusted rolls (ahi). Rolls are generally good. We didn't sample enough of the pure sushi to comment on quality. The hot dishes are solid but bit the highlight. Happy hour until 6:00pm with discounted prices which varies by day of the week (be sure to... More 

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Waikoloa, Hawaii
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Great Japanese food. The apple crisp dessert is the best I have ever had! Get there early to ensure quick seating!

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Waxhaw, North Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Miso soup and sushi. All good. I hear that there are often happy hour lines, but we did not have to wait on a Saturday night with 2 children who are picky eaters.

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St. Louis
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

There were 8 of us all but the 2 year old remarked about the quality of our dinners. The Beef Tenderloin with mushrooms was just that.....tender and delicious. It was about a half hour drive from Kailua-Kona but worth the investment of travel time for a delightful meal

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Kamuela, hawaii
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My last visit was pretty good.. I was a little disappointed in some of the food. The shrimp dynamite is slipping.. and it was a little crowded. Other then that the service was good. the sushi was still spot on. Oh, and they still make "the" best apple tart..

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 128 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We were here a couple of years ago and it is still very good. We made it in just before 6 so we were able to take advantage of the 25% discount on most items. The waitress was able to get our order in just under the deadline (including reserving a dessert for us). We enjoyed a lot of sushi... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Japanese, Seafood, Sushi, Asian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 21:00
Monday
17:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 21:00
Thursday
17:00 - 21:00
Friday
17:00 - 21:00
Saturday
17:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Queens Market Place, Waikoloa Beach Resort, 201 Waikoloa Beach Drive Suite 801, Waikoloa, Island of Hawaii, HI 96738
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Island of Hawaii  >  Kohala Coast  >  Waikoloa
  • Phone Number: +1 808-886-6286

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