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Sansei Seafood Restaurant

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

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Panko-Crusted Ahi Sashimi
Island fresh ahi tuna wrapped with arugula and spinach, panko crusted and flash fried, served with a soy wasabi butter sauce
Japanese Calamari Salad
Calamari fritte tossed in a spicy kochujang vinagrette, over local greens in a crispy won ton basket
Sansei's Shrimp Dynamite
Crispy tempura shrimp tossed in a garlic masago aioli & unagi glaze drizzle
Asian Shrimp Cake
Crusted with crispy Chinese noodles, served over ginger-lime-chili-butter & cilantro pesto
Sansei's Mango Crab Salad Hand Roll
Ripe mango, blue crab, fresh greens & crunchy peanuts wrapped in mamenori, with a sweet Thai chili vinaigrette
DK's Crab Ramen with Asian Truffle Broth
with crab, cilantro, Thai basil & mild jalapeños
Lightly-salted & boiled soybeans in their shells
Add octopus, shrimp or crab $6.95
Add combination of octopus, shrimp & crab $8.95
Thinly sliced cucumbers & wakame in a sweet tangy vinaigrette
Cold soft tofu with fresh ginger, green onions & katsuo bushi
Tofu lightly-fried, served with a mirin-soy dashi
Tako Shiokara
Challenging raw octopus marinated in Korean spices
Sansei Style Ahi Poke
with sweet Maui onions, wakame & kaiware sprouts in a spicy poke sauce
Ocean Salad
Marinated in a sweet toasted sesame dressing
"Kenny G"
Thinly sliced shiromi topped with minced garlic, daikon oroshi & shiso, with a tangy ponzu vinaigrette
Hamachi & Grilled Shiitake Tartare
with truffled soy sauce, tobiko & shiso chiffonade
Cajun Seared Walu Sashimi
with shaved Maui onions, jalapeño, cilantro & yukke sauce
Kula Greens Salad
with your choice of:  Japanese umeboshi (plum dressing), soy-sesame onion or balsamic vinaigrette
Topped with crispy fried calamari $15.25
Classic Caesar Salad
with chili garlic croutons & parmesan cheese
Seared Ahi Salad
Seared Hawaiian ahi tuna over Kula greens with Sansei's soy-sesame vinaigrette
Traditional Miso Soup
with tofu, wakame & green onions
Thin Ramen Noodles
with roast pork in a homemade dash, topped with a traditional tempura shrimp
Japanese Udon Noodles
with‎ roast pork in a homemade dash, topped with a traditional tempura shrimp
*Non-Discounted Item
Shrimp Tempura
with tentsuyu dipping sauce
Sweet Onion Tempura Rings
with tentsuyu dipping sauce
Sweet Potato Tempura
with tentsuyu dipping sauce
Asparagus Tempura Spears
with tentsuyu dipping sauce
Mixed Vegetable Tempura
with tentsuyu dipping sauce
Grilled "Catch of the Day" over Kula Greens
Served with a tangy umeboshi (Japanese plum) vinaigrette Market Price
Sansei's Seafood Pasta
Black tiger prawns, sweet ocean scallops & local vegetables, wok tossed with Chinese chow funn noodles in spicy black bean chili butter
Sansei's Upcountry Vegetable Pasta
Fresh local vegetables wok-tossed with Chinese chow funn noodles in spicy black bean chili butter
Traditional Japanese Shrimp & Vegetable Tempura
Served‎ with freshly grated daikon, ginger, tentsuyu dipping sauce & steamed rice
Chili-Porcini Mushroom Crusted Filet of Beef Tenderloin
over garlic mashed potatoes, with sautéed vegetables & a shiitake mushroom cabernet demi-glace
Roasted Japanese Jerk-Spiced Chicken
with roasted garlic mashed potatoes, local vegetables & fresh herb beurre jus
Ginger Hoisin Smoked Duck Breast
Sautéed spinach & roasted fingerling potatoes in a sweet soy demi-glace
Shichimi-Crusted Filet of Beef and Udon Noodles
Tender slices of filet over udon noodles in savory garlic demi-glace, with spinach, grape tomatoes, button mushrooms & Romano cheese
Grilled Hawaiian Ahi and Sansei's Award Winning Shrimp Cake
with furikake rice cake, ginger-chili-lime-butter sauce & cilantro pesto
Cracked Peppercorn Grilled New York Steak
with local baby arugula & fingerling potatoes, topped with a grape tomato salad, finished with garlic jus
Sushi $Market Price
Sashimi $Market Price
Sushi $8.25
Sashimi $16.50
Sushi $5.75
Sashimi $11.50
Sushi $7.95
Sashimi $14.50
Sushi $7.95
Sashimi $14.50
Salmon Smoked
Sushi $6.50
Sashimi $11.50
Shime Saba
Sushi $7.95
Sashimi $14.50
Sea Eel
Sushi $7.95
Sashimi $14.50
Fresh Water Eel
Sushi $8.95
Sashimi $16.50
Sushi $5.75
Sashimi $11.50
Sunset Flower Sushi
Fresh slices of ahi & yellowtail wrapped around a mini rice ball, topped with masago & uzura
Alaskan Flower Sushi
Fresh slices of salmon & shiso wrapped around a mini rice ball, topped with seasoned salmon roe & fresh lemon
Issei Sushi Combo
Tuna, yellowtail, salmon & tamago nigiri sushi, with choice of California roll or spicy tuna roll
Nissei Sushi Combo
Tuna, yellowtail, salmon, shiromi, shrimp, tako & tamago nigiri, with choice of California roll or spicy tuna roll
Sansei Sashimi Tri0
Ahi, hamachi & salmon sashimi
Sansei's Mango Crab Salad Hand Roll
Ripe mango, asian crab salad, fresh local greens & crunchy peanuts wrapped in mamenori with sweet Thai chili vinaigrette
"69" Roll
California roll topped with broiled unagi, masago & unagi drizzle
Sansei Special Roll
Spicy crab, cilantro, cucumber & avocado dusted with furikake, accompanied with sweet Thai chili sauce
Panko Crusted Ahi Sashimi Roll
Ahi, arugula & spinach wrapped in nori, panko crusted, flash-fried, served with Sansei's mild soy wasabi butter sauce
Spider Roll
Crispy tempura soft shell crab, cucumber & kaiware sprouts, with sweet Thai chili sauce & rich unagi glaze
Yaki-Maki Sushi Roll
California roll wrapped with smoked salmon & baked with Sansei's special dynamite sauce
Kapalua "Butterfry" Roll
Salmon,‎ crab, fresh shiromi & veggies in a crisp-fried panko-crusted sushi roll, served with a tangy ponzu sauce
Yellow Submarine Roll
Shrimp, kampyo, cucumber, masago, kaiware sprouts & pickled ginger in a yellow mamenori wrapper
Takah Sushi Special Roll
Named in honor of Taka Sama of Aspen, Colorado.  Shrimp, ahi, crab, avocado & cucumber inside out and crusted with masago
Spicy Japanese BLT Roll
Crispy salmon skin, local greens, tomato & spicy masago aioli
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Japanese, Seafood, Sushi, Asian
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
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All reviews sushi dynamite shrimp yaki butterfish spider roll miso soup california roll salmon mango fresh fish steak fries sunday and monday the early bird half price happy hour worth the wait
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We love Sansei. We’ve been to most of them on the islands. It’s not uncommon for us to come twice like this trip to get our sushi fix. I’m not a huge fan of many places near home, spoiled by my travels. We stayed up...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank mprach024
Reviewed 3 days ago

Several recommendations later, we booked a reservation and were very excited! The service was a little stilted (not bad, but not authentic) and the food was enjoyable. It is possible we would have appreciated the food more if it wasn't for the hight expectations.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Peter P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Average/slightly below average sushi. Also the seating was a little tight.. we went as a date night and the table next to us was maybe an inch away so it felt very intrusive and uncomfortable. Would not recommend. Service was friendly, though.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Kay_Ann01
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

FYI. Sansei shortened the 50% off specials on Sunday and Monday from 5pm to 530pm - 6pm. Otherwise the food served has not changed and the price seems to continue to be a deal.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank ketmars
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We are big fans of Sansei and love to eat here when visiting Hawaii. However, the Kihei location was a bit of a disappointment. The staff was great but the food was only ok. The Kapalua Sansei is one of our favorites, much better atmosphere...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank LakeMichiganGirl
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Richelle was as sweet and efficient as one can be. The sushi was all fresh and delicious! We had dynamite shrimp, calamari, shrimp tempura, edamame, California roll and a Japanese BLT roll (which is probably the only item that I would not order again as...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank 475suzanh
Reviewed 3 December 2018 via mobile

We take advantage of their half price, early bird special 50% off of almost everything, ( Sundays and Mondays from 5-6 pm) every time we visit Maui. It’s first come, first served and there is always a line starting around 45 minutes before opening. You...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Anne S
Reviewed 1 December 2018

Went there twice within a week - both time we had fantastic sushi and great service. Excellent appetizers - best rolls we've ever had - very fresh sushi/sashimi. Only Nobu is better. Excellent service (but, that may have been our specific waitress).

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Hans G
Reviewed 28 November 2018

This place was fantastic.. food was great from Tuna Roll to Calamari, Shrimp and their Teriyaki Beef. The service was also outstanding, the place was packed but food was served quickly and the staff constantly checked in to see if we had everything we needed.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank jeffpatton1968
Reviewed 26 November 2018 via mobile

Great sushi options, house ahi and shrimp specials were excellent, great family option. Tempura shrimp and ice cream very good.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank jbdunbar
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11 January 2019|
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Response from Dennis G | Reviewed this property |
Yes they still do it call for times. Also there is a line so be early.
3 December 2018|
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Response from lindamartham | Reviewed this property |
Hi Francisco. Although a bit late with my reply, YES they still do. I suggest you make a reservation. They get very busy, quickly. The food is amazing. Friendly staff. Free parking. Early birds get the best prices... More
Jamie S
26 November 2016|
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Response from Cathy M | Reviewed this property |
I don't remember either. I really didn't care because everything on their menu was fantastic.Both days I was there it was half-price on almost the entire menu, so I really went crazy and ordered anything & everything that I... More
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