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“Sushi overload.”

Sansei Seafood Restaurant
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Ranked #25 of 178 Restaurants in Kihei
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Sushi, Asian, Seafood
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Good for: Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, After-hours, Reservations, Takeout
honolulu
Level 3 Contributor
20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“Sushi overload.”
Reviewed 8 March 2012

Sansei has days with 50% off specials. But you better get their early because there is usually a line and for a good reason. The prices are usual a bit higher than the quick stop places but the quality and selection is much better! (The sushi menu is the longest ive seen anywhere.) If someone in your family isnt much of a sushi eater, they also have regular menu items. I would definately say this is one of the best sushi restaurants on island!

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Sydney
Level 6 Contributor
181 reviews
128 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
“Early Bird Special”
Reviewed 5 March 2012

We had heard you needed to be lining up by 16:30 at the latest, for when the doors open at 17:00 and couldn't quite believe it. We got there just before and joined the very very long queue of people who must have started by 16:00 at least. The reason for this is that on Monday nights there is a 50% discount on your food if you have ordered it before 18:00. I wondered whether it really would be worth all the effort but it became obvious when the food came out. The food was delicious and the Miso Butterfish was outstanding. All in all, we would definitely do it again. The whole package makes it worth it - the people watching entertainment at the beginning, excellent food, excellent price, and the night is still young!!!

  • Visited January 2012
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Los Altos, California
Level 5 Contributor
90 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Great food!!”
Reviewed 5 March 2012

We love this place!! You're not going to find a better sushi place

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Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
Level 3 Contributor
17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“flavorable”
Reviewed 1 March 2012

My boyfriend and I ate at sansei one night. We went around 6 and it was pretty busy! I would recommend a reservation, there were absolutely no tables open. We were ok to sit at the sushi bar which was nice but very crowded. Not much elbow room. I enjoyed the complimentary edamame beans and their rolls and options were varied and very tasty! Definitely an ok place to go if your craving sushi in South Maui.

  • Visited February 2012
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San Jose, California
Level 6 Contributor
344 reviews
174 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 154 helpful votes
“Great fish”
Reviewed 27 February 2012

Sansai's fish is as good as it gets -almost as good as the good restaurants in Japan. The tuna practically melts in your mouth! The only complaint I have is that the temperature of the sashimi is a tad "warm" - the fish was not as turgid as it could be, and started to "sweat" a little. Still the quality of the fish made up for it.

The rest of the food was ok, as Japanese good food goes. Service as a bit rushed even at 9pm - maybe it was because they wanted to turn the restaurant into a karaoke lounge at 10pm.

  • Visited February 2012
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