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Koiso Sushi Bar

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2395 S Kihei Rd Ste 113, Kihei, Maui, HI 96753-8635
+1 808-875-8258
18:00 - 22:00
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Boise, Idaho
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256 reviews
168 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

My wife and I planned our visit ahead of time and booked it two months in advance. We got a call a day ahead to confirm our reservation. The place has two seatings -6.00 and 7.30 ,and only 15 seats. If you like real Japanese traditional style sushi it is worth going. We visited two times. Omakase ( chef's choice)is... More 

Thank sonostrov
Ottawa, Canada
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19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 December 2016 via mobile

Our friends made reservation several months prior to our arrival to Kihei. This was their 3rd visit to the restaurant. I was surprised that there is no online reservations and why the phone call is needed months in advance. When we arrived I realized how small the place is and how busy it is. Koiso Sushi Bar is extremely popular... More 

Thank Nesho G
Sosua, Dominican Republic
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2016 via mobile

Superb quality sushi. The place is very small and frequented by regulars, so make sure to get a reservation in advance.

Thank onago
SF Bay Area, CA
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75 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016

Was lucky enough to get a table on Saturday night at 8PM after someone else cancelled. Called based on reviews, and we were not disappointed. Two of us had the omakase and the other various rolls and nigiri, and what came was , in our opinion, the best sushi we have had in the US. Incredibly fresh fish, great variety... More 

Thank RobertSFBayArea
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28 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2016

Amazingly fresh every time. We have been coming here for 5 years, initially on a recommendation from a colleague. Make a reservation early (weeks to months ahead) and plan your trip around the day that the restaurant is available. As others said, it's a small place with about 2 seatings per night. This is THE place for fresh fish and... More 

Thank Curtis L
San Jose, California
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25 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016

A little late for this review but I forgot but remembered as I was making travel reservations for Maui for next year. Made our daily cocktail of coconut cloud at Tommy’and then got ready for our reservation at Koiso for 7:30pm, made reservations 6 weeks in advance as the last time we were here I told Mr. “We Can Walk... More 

Pearl City, Hawaii
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91 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

Its a very quaint sushi bar served by the owner and his wife. The sushi was very fresh! Had the chirashi (assorted sashimi in a bowl of sushi rice) and there was a great assortment of sashimi. The chuo toro sushi was something to die for. And, I also enjoyed the mirugai sashimi. Got to make reservations or you miss... More 

Thank bminaai
Houston, Texas
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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

While this might not be a "hoppin" place to hang out, this was the best sushi I've ever had in my life. Amazingly fresh with lots of attention to detail put into every piece. My husband usually only eats rolls, but he scarfed down all of his nigiri. If we weren't so stuffed from the amount we ate, we would've... More 

Thank Devin M
Bath, pa
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30 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016

We were given the name of this restaurant by a friend that had visited. It didn't disappoint! Everything is so fresh tasting and watching the chef prepair your selection is so interesting! I was a bit intimidated at first since I'm not a sushi regular but we just tried several selections and enjoyed them all. Prices are reasonable as well.... More 

Thank Kristi L
West Palm Beach, Florida
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72 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

Food was just average, most of it was previously frozen. (I could even see the small ice chips on the tuna). It was WAY overpriced. We shared a $35 appetizer 'sashimi combo' with 16 tiny pieces of sashimi. The salmon was literally the size of my husbands fingernail. The rest wasn't much bigger. Service wasn't very friendly either. They seem... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Gluten Free Options
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2395 S Kihei Rd Ste 113, Kihei, Maui, HI 96753-8635
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Maui  >  Kihei
  • Phone Number: +1 808-875-8258

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