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Sansei Seafood Restaurant & Sushi Bar

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$$ - $$$
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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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17:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Sat 17:00 - 21:00
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New Orleans, Louisiana
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745 reviews
410 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 283 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We had dinner here one night with a bunch of people. The food was really good. Only reason the place isn't getting 5 stars is that I think the service could have been much faster. We had to flag down the waitress several times in order to get her attention.

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Thank RahulMD
Charlevoix, Michigan
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155 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I am not great with sushi/sashimi, but the cooked options Sansei offers are fabulous. All is so fresh and delicious, and when you are from the Midwest, this place is Mecca for this type of food.

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Thank Kim K
Simi Valley
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28 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Same great sushi! Prices aren't bad for being in a tourist area. We got surprised when we showed up at 5:30 and the sushi was 25% off until 6:00! Can't wait to go back!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Menu selections good variety good dinner atmosphere - able to converse with guests. Service - Attentive Will be back

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Thank cheynakye
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70 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Family dinner. Lots of sushi. Steak and chicken are available. Discounts given on certain days and at certain times

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Boston
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35 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went on a Sunday for 1/2 price before 6PM food. It was very much worth it and great fun to watch all the local families who line up for the terrific food and service. We had the steak - which was so great we wished we hadn't shared it. Everything else - sushi and pupus were also divine. Highly... More 

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Boca Raton, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 327 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We recommend you make a reservation because we didn't and they sat us in what seemed like the kiddie section! Screaming kids is never my idea of a good dinner...after moving to another table, we had a lovely meal with adult libations. The sushi was fresh, tempora was light and delightful, steaks, and pasta dishes were good and then dessert... More 

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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55 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A couple of days into the new year saw us without a dinner reservation anywhere. We tried our luck at Sansei, and are glad that we did. While they had lots of bookings, they squeezed us in, and had us served in an instant. The sushi was great. So was the sashimi. In fact, we tried most things on their... More 

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Thank 569MikeM
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We really enjoyed the food here! The taste is so great! If you have a chance to come here please do. I believe their is a special for being there in line for the first 50. Thank you Sansi's!!

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Philadelphia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Sansei in Waikoloa was no better than ok. Dinner was rushed — we were in and out in 80 minutes. Part of the rushed experience was hyper fast wait staff, which led to mistakes or at least service lapses. A salad was served without its dressing, and without the staff noticing that it had not been dressed. Silverware was delivered... 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
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
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?