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Sarento's on the Beach - Maui

2980 S Kihei Rd, Kihei, Maui, HI 96753-9602
+1 808-875-7555
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good23%
  • Average13%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“profiteroles” (22 reviews)
“tiger shrimp” (20 reviews)
“osso bucco” (38 reviews)
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7:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.All hours
Italian, American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
2980 S Kihei Rd, Kihei, Maui, HI 96753-9602
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This is our 2nd time and we weren’t disappointed. We had the Osso buco, seafood mixed grill and the veal and all were simply fantastic. The service was great and sunset was amazing! We plan a return visit next year when we return! You can’t...More

Thank lrarick
Reviewed 3 days ago

We frequent Maui annually and decided to take in a late lunch. There were 2 other tables with guests when we arrived and were greeted quickly at our table with menus and water. From there everything else was a bust; took at least 10 minutes...More

Thank Brent M
Reviewed 6 days ago

We dined at Sarento's 27 January. We were treated first class from start to finish: excellent seat for sunset, outstanding service, food prepared perfectly. We couldn't understand the several negative reviews of this restaurant we'd read. This will be a highlight of all future visits...More

1  Thank Thomas L
TriStarMaui5, Manager at Sarento's on the Beach - Maui, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Mahalo for your wonderful review, Thomas! We're delighted to hear that you had such an excellent evening with us. We're looking forward to serving you again next time you're on Maui.

Reviewed 1 week ago

I wrote a review of Sarento a year, but i think they have a new chef, so we tried it out. First, if you want a beautiful, peaceful setting, this is it! If you also want a real breakfast menu, this is not it. Check...More

1  Thank Lexaconi
TriStarMaui5, Manager at Sarento's on the Beach - Maui, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Aloha! We're so sorry to hear that you were disappointed with our new brunch menu. Chef Nathan has brought more of a Mediterranean influence to our brunch selection, in line with the rest of our fare, and has created dishes that highlight fresh, seasonal and...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We made reservations for a special Valentine’s Day dinner weeks in advance. It was a set menu, so should have been no surprise to the restaurant. Our reservations were for 8:00. Our experience began badly when the hostess was altogether mediocre about our arriving. We...More

3  Thank Imspam
TriStarMaui5, Manager at Sarento's on the Beach - Maui, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Please accept our sincere apologies for the lapses in service you experienced during your Valentine's Day dinner. Our goal is to provide all of our guests with warm, attentive service, even on the busiest of evenings. However, it's clear that during your visit we fell...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We had dinner at Sarento's and it was great. I had spaghetti and meatballs and loved it. One of my party had a filet and thought it was one of the best steaks she had tasted. Everyone really enjoyed their meal. The atmosphere is nice...More

Thank Tim S
TriStarMaui5, Manager at Sarento's on the Beach - Maui, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Mahalo for your review, Tim! We're delighted to hear that, despite the rainy weather, you and your party had an enjoyable evening with us. Wonderful idea to order the Spaghetti & Kobe Meatballs — it's always a popular choice — and of course you can't...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I will preface this review by saying that the food is pretty good, and the view is great, especially for brunch. I will continue, however, by saying that both the service and the customer relations were both inadequate and inappropriate. We walked into the restaurant...More

3  Thank Stefanie M
TriStarMaui5, Manager at Sarento's on the Beach - Maui, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Aloha, Stefanie: Please accept our sincere apologies for the lapses in service you encountered during your visit. We strive to offer our guests the highest level of service possible, but it's clear that we fell short in your case, and for that, we apologize. To...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Right on the ocean in South Kihei. Food was spectacular. Fresh catch was cooked to perfection and served with perfect pasta. Seared Ahi tuna also perfect. Crime Brûlée for dessert amazing. Parking is tough so they Valet park your vehicle which is very nice. Service...More

2  Thank Joanne C
TriStarMaui5, Manager at Sarento's on the Beach - Maui, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Aloha, Joanne! We're delighted to hear how much you enjoyed your dinner, from our Fresh Catch and the ahi to our scrumptious Crème Brûlée. We are so happy you discovered us; it was a pleasure serving you, and we're looking forward to your next visit....More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Beach front with a view. Upscale menu and prices to match Compared to the 5 Palms which has a better view and shares the same beach, I opt for the 5 Palms

2  Thank Navigator2120
TriStarMaui5, Manager at Sarento's on the Beach - Maui, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Aloha: We're so sorry that you feel you didn't get your money's worth during your visit. We truly appreciate your patronage, however, and we thank you for dining with us. Mahalo.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Always go here while in Kihei area, never disappointed. All meals are outstanding. The service is the best although, it is expensive.. Stop in bar for happy hour, before dinning, the drinks are less than dinning area.and they have a great bartender. The view is...More

1  Thank 234Jerry
TriStarMaui5, Manager at Sarento's on the Beach - Maui, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Aloha, Jerry, and mahalo for your review! We just love to hear such kind words from our guests, particularly those who have been dining with us for years; we truly appreciate your patronage. We hope to see you in for dinner again soon.

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Questions & Answers
13 December 2016|
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Response from Stephen M | Reviewed this property |
17 November 2016|
Response from ssjtrider | Reviewed this property |
I did not see turkey on their menu, but Christmas may be an exception. You can ask them directly on their website.
11 September 2016|
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Response from TriStarMaui5 | Property representative |
We don't offer gluten free pasta at this time.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$30
Breakfast, Lunch, 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
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, View, Kids, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
7:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
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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