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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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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good28%
  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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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 days ago

We made a reservation and were seated quickly, there was a bit of a wait so making a reservation makes a difference. The food was pretty good, they take a more tapas approach so things are brought out one by one. The service was quick,...More

Thank DaisyDot24
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After a day at the beach and having skipped lunch we were looking for a non-expensive place to eat an early dinner. We figured the mall would have something and that is where we found Sansei. Some people in our party (self-proclaimed sushi snobs) did...More

Thank Yorweerd
Reviewed 1 week ago

This place was full when we went for dinner midweek. The food was good with good (not great) service. They did not bring out the food all at the same time so they lost a start with me because it left on of us with...More

Thank catherinekeller
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We just had dinner here tonight. Food was good, waitress terrific, atmosphere great. But I want to bring to attention anyone that uses the soy sauce. Green top, less salt, red top, regular. At dinner both red top & green top bottles of soy sauce...More

Thank Jim B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Started and finished the holiday meals at Sansei - long time family favorite. Our boys went a couple times on their own as well. Have been going to Sansei for years in Kapalua, Kihei, Seattle and now Waikoloa. Treated amazingly well considering how busy they...More

Thank Alisa D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After making a reservation because i heard the lines could be long, I was looking to my first time at Sansei. I heard many good things, but sadly I was unimpressed and disappointed. We were seated fine enough and got our food orders in pretty...More

Thank thurstonbow
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It became like fast food restaurant... not fancy any more , charging still like fancy restaurant.,.. some food was really good , but some wasn't .... Very small portions.... you are buying full portions for the price of full dinner

Thank Tatiana R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I wasn’t sure what to expect mainly because it’s in a shopping center. Well I was pleasantly surprised. Thank GOD we made reservations since the walk up wait was 2 hours. That alone tells you something along with fnding out is tops amongst locals. Half...More

Thank kirstenc828
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If in Waikoloa and you want fresh seafood, this is probably the best place to go. There are many good restaurants in Kona; however, depending on traffic, it can take a long time to get to Kona. My wife and I went 3 times over...More

Thank BirdAndDive
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We eat here every year when we visit the Big Island. As always, we always leave very satisfied. Mango Crab salad is my favorite. This year I tried their tempura ice cream and that was delicious as well.

Thank Anna M
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Faren B
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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.
27 June 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, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
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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