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Sansei Seafood Restaurant & Sushi Bar

201 Waikoloa Beach Drive, Queens Marketplace, Suite 801, Waikoloa, Island of Hawaii, HI 96738
+1 808-886-6286
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good29%
  • Average13%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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“sushi” (497 reviews)
“shrimp dynamite” (34 reviews)
“spider roll” (15 reviews)
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Japanese, Seafood, Sushi, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
201 Waikoloa Beach Drive, Queens Marketplace, Suite 801, Waikoloa, Island of Hawaii, HI 96738
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The dynamite shrimp is exactly what it’s named. We came during happy hour and boy what a deal. Half off most of the food. The creme brûlée had a really nice texture the brownies were hard whoosh they were softer.

Thank kevmich2018
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have been coming back to Sansei for almost 6 years. We have always found the sushi and specialty rolls superb in quality and freshness. The opportunity to come and have a great product at the unbelievable price of 50% off for virtually all sushi...More

Thank shmillermd
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We got there without reservations, but got in with the helpful hostess assisting. The sushi and tempura was excellent. So many customers knew the hostess and wait staff by first name. You could tell it is a regular eating spot by the locals in a...More

Thank dbe001
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went on recommendation of concierge and was pleased with food. Rolls came out after dinner but they did not charge. Entree and rolls were very good. A lot of Japanese were eating there so that tells you something. Very casual atmosphere but good food.

Thank Stormin434
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Half price from 5-6 on Sunday and Monday, plan on lining up about 430. The food was good, service amazing, large menu. Even full price it wasn’t expensive but half price was irresistible. It’s in a shopping mall but don’t let the location put you...More

1  Thank Joanne H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We dined there twice in our one week holiday. So good took friends there the first night they arrived. Fresh fish and fantastic local dishes. Highly recommend that you sit at the sushi bar and put your tips in the jar!! So glad we found...More

Thank Di L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had friends tells us about his restaurant and we read the reviews so we decided to take my dad here for his 80th birthday. When we arrived there was a line out the door. We had made a reservation via OpenTable so we were...More

Thank NorCal-traveler08
Reviewed April 18, 2018 via mobile

My husband and I ate here twice, Sunday and Monday nights when they offered 1/2 price menu from 5pm-6pm. The sushi was very good as were the other entrees. However, I would not be inclined to eat here when it was not 1/2 off. You...More

Thank cokm93
Reviewed April 18, 2018

Food was delicious - the fish was very fresh and cooked well. Waitstaff was a little slow on drink refills but not a real problem. Would recommend it highly.

Thank mlovescomfort
Reviewed April 16, 2018

We always come here frequently when visiting big island. This time things aren't as good as I remember from 2 years ago. They are still tasty, but aren't as impressive as I remembered (maybe my taste has changed a bit since then). Compare to the...More

Thank CateyeView
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Response from iginz | Reviewed this property |
The restaurant has a website with the menu. The price for the food is on par with all the other restaurants in Hawaii. They are all pricy.
June 27, 2016|
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Response from 12bpatrick4ever | Reviewed this property |
They have a bar there, so within a few drinks you will absorb into the scenery of what everyone else is wearing anyway.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 201 Waikoloa Beach Drive, Queens Marketplace, 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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