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makawao sushi & deli

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3647 Baldwin Ave, Makawao, Maui, HI 96768-9546
+1 808-573-9044
10:00 - 21:00
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Miami, Florida, United States
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47 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our very best and favorite sushi resturaunt. Fish is always fresh and dellicious. Its strictly sushi and rolls so its a no frills kinda place. But if ou love some straight up amazing sushi this is it.

Thank Kathy H
New York City, New York
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016

If the was top notch, we get it- your service can flounder. But the place smells like putrefaction in a fishpond (its nauseating) and the service stinks as well. What an unpleasant experience I had.. The woman who co-owns and serves is the rudest in Makawao. No greeting and wouldn't even look at me while I ordered and paid. She... More 

Thank Yoga108
Level Contributor
10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Excellent sushi. Fresh fish! Very reasonable. The restaurant looks like no frills but don't judge it by the looks. It is outstanding!

Thank barefootwahine
Maui, Hawaii
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33 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016

Safe fish! is a small place. The atmosphere is not the greatest but the food is good. Too bad they don't use brown rice :( but other than that GREAT!!!

Thank EG-aloha
Reno, Nevada
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241 reviews
116 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 118 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016

You could walk by and never know that this is a sushi bar. Some of the freshest and best sushi ever. Big portions. A bit pricey, but worth the expense.

Thank Eddie L
Canberra, Australia
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25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2016 via mobile

Excellent sushi, good vibes. Best sushi and miso soup I had in Hawaii, in fact. A quaint little joint in a quaint little town, without the crowds ...

Thank Greg D
York, Pennsylvania
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27 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 July 2016

Stopped here for lunch on a rainy day. Ended up spending $100 or so for sushi for three. We enjoyed the food very much but the bill not so much. My son had a delicious bowl of strawberry ice cream for dessert.

Thank Katylua
Friday Harbor, Washington
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107 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 April 2016

I still think this is one of the best sushi restaurants on the island. Nothing fancy and fairly pricey, but the sushi is always good and the quality of the fish is above average. I'll keep coming back.

Thank ben c
Portland, Oregon
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53 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 April 2016 via mobile

Average sushi prices for Maui. Menu was simple, nothing exciting. The sashimi was not fresh and poorly cut. Poor and unprofessional service. I was hoping for better, I prefer supporting local businesses, but I can't imagine wanting to come back.

Thank SassyAdventures
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22 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 March 2016

We stopped for a light dinner at Makawao Sushi. It was great! The staff are really friendly and made some recommendations (not everyone in our group likes sushi). We had steamed rice and four different rolls, including the recommended Philadelphia Roll, which was excellent. We love that you can bring your own adult beverage. It is important to note that... More 

Thank Mbellew12

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Open Hours
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3647 Baldwin Ave, Makawao, Maui, HI 96768-9546
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Maui  >  Makawao
  • Phone Number: +1 808-573-9044

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