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Sarento's on the Beach - Maui

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2980 S Kihei Rd, Kihei, Maui, HI 96753-9602 (Kilohana Drive)
+1 808-875-7555
07:00 - 11:00
17:00 - 21:30
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Sun - Sat 07:00 - 11:00
17:00 - 21:30
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Victoria, Canada
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19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

The server seemed a little over whelmed with our group of 9.coffee service was slow, the food was cold. It was quite tasty although. The beach view was great, over all I would give it another try some time.

Thank don B
San Antonio, Texas, United States
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125 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Have serious medical Gluten Free needs. Manager who took our order was condescending and a REAL jerk. I would not recommend to anyone. They could care less about your medical conditions. I'd love to see the Manager try Gluten Free for a week. It's not fun. Hard to believe they stay in business being so rude. Only saving grace for... More 

Thank BradBSpurs
TriStarMaui5, Manager at Sarento's on the Beach - Maui, responded to this review

We are surprised to hear you felt your medical needs were not taken seriously by our manager. I assure you our entire staff takes special care with anyone who brings to our attention their dietary needs. As for gluten free — we do offer dishes that are gluten free. If you have celiac disease, we recommend you dine at a... More 

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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

One of our guests wanted a special preparation (leaving off some sauce) but manager was arrogant and said that was only way chef would prefer, despite fact waiter said it could be done. Food was pretty good. Wouldn't go back!

Thank Michael B
San Antonio, Texas
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Our waiter was really great and tried to accommodate the allergies in our group. However, the manager had an attitude and did not want to accommodate. We found this frustrating as we called in advance to make sure they would work with us. The view was spectacular, but the manager left us with a bad impression.

Thank akustoff
Victoria, Canada
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Wonderful breakfast on the beach in Maui. Great service and wonderful food. Fantastic selection and choices.

Thank Michael T
TriStarMaui5, Manager at Sarento's on the Beach - Maui, responded to this review

Mahalo for your review, Michael! We're delighted you enjoyed your beachfront breakfast. We hope to serve you again soon. More 

Chicago, Illinois
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69 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful spot right on the beach. It's hidden behind a Holiday Inn Hotel, and you have to use their valet parking, but very easy. The restaurant is under a tarp sort of roof and literally on the beautiful beach. Sunset was gorgeous the night we were there. Service is impeccable. Celebrating a milestone birthday with family and the wait staff... More 

Thank Swanbirds
TriStarMaui5, Manager at Sarento's on the Beach - Maui, responded to this review

Mahalo for your review! We're honored you chose Sarento's to celebrate your family's special day. We sincerely appreciate hearing about your dining experience, and we hope to serve you again soon. More 

Maui, Hawaii
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98 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Met friends for breakfast all the food was really good. The view is awesome. They even have binoculars on the tables to watch for whales. Service was really good will be back next year want to do sunset dinner for sure

Thank Colleen A
TriStarMaui5, Manager at Sarento's on the Beach - Maui, responded to this review

Mahalo, Colleen, for your review! We're so happy to hear that you and your friends enjoyed your beachfront breakfast. Looking forward to serving you dinner next time! More 

New York City, New York
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189 reviews
118 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The restaurant is right on the beach and we ate gray food and got to watch whales spouting! The breakfast burrito is spicy and satisfying. The server suggested we split it and it was good advice it's more than enough for 2. The crepes were also fantastic but a little sweet if that is all you are having. It is... More 

Thank ignatsz
TriStarMaui5, Manager at Sarento's on the Beach - Maui, responded to this review

Mahalo for your review! We’re delighted to hear you enjoyed your breakfast and our amazing ocean views. We hope to serve you again soon! More 

Kirkland, Washington
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19 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It is difficult to know how to rate a restaurant with good to very good food, a front row sunset location and dreadful service. We have eaten here several times and have enjoyed most of the food, but the service is seriously TERRIBLE! The servers are disinterested, crude and poorly trained. I would not even call them servers ...they are... More 

Thank Lexaconi
TriStarMaui5, Manager at Sarento's on the Beach - Maui, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We sincerely apologize that the service you received fell short of our standards. We’ll be sure to follow up with our staff, so we can offer all our guests a better experience in the future. More 

Burnaby BC
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91 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had dinner at sunset overlooking the beach. It was a beautiful setting. We both had the mixed seafood grill, mahi mahi, prawns, and scallops over risotto. It was delicious. The bread was also delicious. Expensive but very nice for a special meal.

Thank JaneA
TriStarMaui5, Manager at Sarento's on the Beach - Maui, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share your experience. We are happy to hear that the service and food did not disappoint. Thank you! More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20 - US$30
Italian, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, View
Open Hours
07:00 - 11:00
17:00 - 21:30
07:00 - 11:00
17:00 - 21:30
07:00 - 11:00
17:00 - 21:30
07:00 - 11:00
17:00 - 21:30
07:00 - 11:00
17:00 - 21:30
07:00 - 11:00
17:00 - 21:30
07:00 - 11:00
17:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2980 S Kihei Rd, Kihei, Maui, HI 96753-9602
    (Kilohana Drive)
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Maui  >  Kihei
  • Phone Number: +1 808-875-7555
Sarento's is nestled on one of Maui's premier beaches overlooking the islands of Molokini, Kaho'olawe & Lana'i, providing guests with unsurpassed romantic ocean view. Italian-style warmth & hospitality are part of the atmosphere that makes this fine dining establishment one of Hawaii's most celebrated. The superior service, coupled with the outstanding culinary offerings makes Sarento's a place where memories are created. Superb, five-star regional Italian cuisine with a Mediterranean flair. Specialties include award-winning presentations of homemade pastas, fresh Hawaiian seafood, prime steaks, signature veal, lamb, chicken & pork dishes. Creative preparations of classic Italian desserts are enough to make a grown man cry. The main wine cellar offers over 75 domestic & imported wines ranging in price from $20 - $1,000. One of the most respected collections of wines in Hawaii, contains over 1,500 bottles from France, Germany, California with a focus on rare Italian wines.

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