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Masas Sushi

₹₹ - ₹₹₹Japanese, Sushi, Asian
4261 Rice St, Lihue, Kauai, HI 96766-1330
+1 808-245-8111
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good18%
  • Average12%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible4%
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“sushi” (40 reviews)
“hamachi” (4 reviews)
“scallops” (4 reviews)
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Japanese, Sushi, Asian
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4261 Rice St, Lihue, Kauai, HI 96766-1330
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Reviews (49)
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1 - 10 of 49 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Your own chef from Japan! 20+ years experience! My new wife and I had fun and enjoyed the artsy design of the orchid roll. The half moon bay roll was delicious too! I could taste the grill flavor. Fresh fish, authentic rice made this sushi...More

Thank Assiphyrus
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Sushi was very good here. We were first timers for sushi. I really liked California and Kobe. Oils recommend! Not fancy but tasty!

Thank obright1
Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

I thought it’d be impossible to find bad sushi in Hawaii. I’m not saying that this is bad, but it certainly isn’t good. The sashimi was somewhat frozen and the rolls were uninspired. The rolls were plopped on dinner plates with no presentation whatsoever and...More

Thank Hulsfeder
Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

My family had a great time the kids loved all the rolls we ordered. Loved the Dragon roll and the Caterpillar!

Thank James D
Reviewed 4 March 2017

We were disappointed with the quality of the fish as well as with the rolls that did not hold together at all necessitating use of fingers instead of chopsticks. They also do not have a liquor license but do have a sign on the bar...More

Thank Paul L
Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

Masa and his wife (I didn't get her name) run this small, comfortable, amazing sushi shop on Kaua'i. The atmosphere is warm and friendly, surpassed only by the owners themselves. They have a world map and a US map for you to put a pin...More

Thank 102BrianF
Reviewed 4 January 2017

Ive had good sushi in Hawaii and Ive had terrible sushi in Hawaii, thankfully Masas is one of the very good Sushi joints on Kauai. Very small hole in the wall joint with one lone japanese uncle preparing the food. Service was good, its also...More

Thank PhotoBret
Reviewed 26 December 2016

WORST SUSHIS ever! WORST service ever! (the Japanese cook looked nice but the young waitress was very impolite and when we told her that we couldn't even take our sushis because they were made so badly she answered that it is normal) We love sushis...More

1  Thank Dasha S
Reviewed 19 December 2016 via mobile

No, it's not the best I've ever had by any means by being from Vancouver Canada we are used to some high end sushi places. For a middle of the road sushi place it was really good. The only thing I didn't really care for...More

Thank Reese Y
Reviewed 11 November 2016

I'm sorry to give a bad review to this Japanese couple, both of them very likeable and running a sweet little sushi bar. Truth is, I can't remember when I last had sushi that was so disappointing. All, I say all, the various types of...More

Thank Granduelle
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Waitstaff
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4261 Rice St, Lihue, Kauai, HI 96766-1330
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Kauai  >  Lihue
  • Phone Number: +1 808-245-8111
This is as local as you get. Not many sushi places in Kauai so people might love to know about this tiny hole in the wall. Excellent and inexpensive and fresh.
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