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Sam Sato's Incorporated

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1750 Wili Pa Loop, Wailuku, Maui, HI 96793-1288
+1 808-244-7124
07:00 - 14:00
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North Las Vegas, Nevada
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55 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 May 2015 via mobile

We've been waiting to go here since reading about it on Trip Adviser & we weren't disappointed. My wife got the Beef Tomato which came with two scoops of white rice & one scoop of Mac salad, like I said Hawaiian flare. The Mac salad was simple elbow macaroni and mayo and the rice was rice as in bland. However... More 

Thank Crustyitalian
Boston, Massachusetts
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 May 2015

This place is a regular stop for lunch for my family and me! I've been coming here since I was little and the quality has always been great.

1 Thank Claire K
Hamilton, Ontario
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224 reviews
130 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 May 2015

We stopped by for lunch to this local hot spot and were delighted with the variety and quality of items on the menu. The numerous local patrons is evidence of this. The dry noodles are a must along with the meat sticks (chicken & beef satay). My brother had the combo plate which gives you a tasty variety. On the... More 

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Barrie, Canada
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236 reviews
123 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 May 2015

This place is worth searching out and waiting for a table. Family run and owned. The wait staff is very friendly and knowledgeable and able to guide first timers such as us. Dry noodles are amazing

Thank moncoer
Edmonds, Washington
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77 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 April 2015 via mobile

Enjoyed the hospitality & service from the people there. We had traditional local breakfast, including the banana pancake..the pancake was delicious & just enough sweetness. I'd go back again to try the lunch menu.

Thank sweetp623
Paia, Hawaii
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46 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 April 2015

Sam Sato's is truly a classic, Not many classic's left on Maui, time goes by and they all close up and retire, sell out, live the good life here. It's sad but well earned. I go to Sato's at least 3 times a month just for the Dry Mein, so tasty. The bbq beef sticks are amazing and the Wonton... More 

Thank tako4u
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36 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 March 2015

Cash only and opens till 2 pm everyday, Not open on Sunday in case you want to squeeze in a second visit. We stumbled into this place when searching for a ramen place nearby. However, this place is best known for "Dry Noodles". When I read someone else' review saying he lived in California but didn't mind flying back 5.5... More 

Thank babyif19
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298 reviews
207 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 198 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 March 2015

A small eatery in a commercial if not industrial looking park, Sam Sato's family carries on the tradition of serving genuine local food at great prices. Here's the scoop to avoid reading review after review: 1. Order Dry Mein i.e. Noodles. It comes dry with soup on the side. Scoop as much or as little of the soup to the... More 

Thank sunnyboy9
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40 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 February 2015

Sam Sato's has that authentic atmosphere of local places with real food. It is unprentitous and ver busy. Plate lunches and dry noodles are a must. You won't be dissointed.

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25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 January 2015

is wonton mein soup and french fries- ok so get the hot soup with fresh noodles and a dash of tobasco then on the side mix the hot japanese mustard with the mayo that comes with fries now dip the fries then take a swig of broth. OH SO GOOD

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout
Good for
Cheap Eats, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1750 Wili Pa Loop, Wailuku, Maui, HI 96793-1288
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Maui  >  Wailuku
  • Phone Number: +1 808-244-7124

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?