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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Japanese, Seafood, Sushi, Asian
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We dined here on April 12, 2021. If you look at the menu, this restaurant is in the expensive rather than mid-priced range. However, if you dine starting 4:45-5:00 PM on Sundays and Mondays only, they have an amazing happy hour deal where about 90%...of the menu items are half price, as long as they are ordered by 5:30 PM. Reservations are required (and absolutely necessary) to get a table for the happy hour deal. There are plenty of servers to take orders and the food comes out pretty quickly. The specialty of this place is sushi, and I can't offer a review on that as neither my wife or I eat sushi. However, the sushi we saw being brought out to nearby tables looked very fresh and well-presented. We both had the Dynamite Shrimp appetizer, which was superb. Also had a sliced teriyaki steak appetizer that had a great tasting sauce. We shared an order of the shrimp scampi which had four huge jumbo shrimp served over pasta with some veggies. For dessert we had the apple tart with vanilla ice cream that was topped with a delicious house-made caramel sauce. I also had a tropical drink made with vodka, other fruit flavors and ginger beer. It was delicious. The total for all of the above came to only $56 before tip. A bargain anywhere, but especially so in Hawaii! All COVID protocols were being followed, and all guests were politely asked to sanitize their hands from a gallon pump bottle of sanitizer located at the hostess counter. Even if you can't dine during the Sunday or Monday happy hour, the food here would be worth the regular price, due to the large portions and high quality. But do try for the happy hour deal if you can get a reservation.More

Date of visit: April 2021
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were seated next to the kitchen-dispite making reservations three days in advance. My view was servers wisking in and out of the kitchen. Edamame served cold. No hot saki despite menu stating it was available. Rolls tasted the same. Drinks and Japanese eggplant were...very good. Would have ordered dessert, but ambience drove us over to the dairy queen where we could sit outside. Service was fast. In and out in 45 minutes. Hostess was not welcomingMore

Date of visit: April 2021
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to Sansei Seafood Restaurant & Sushi Bar on 4/5 shortly after they opened for dine-in. We've been doing take-out for a while and dining in pre-covid. Starting off by saying the staff, in particular, the owner is generally not friendly but I had...higher hopes of her cracking a smile and being personable upon re-opening after Covid. I thought she'd be HAPPY to see customers. WRONG! Same sour puss. NO smiles for customers. Oh well. The same goes for the pick up order staff.More

Date of visit: April 2021
Reviewed 6 March 2021 via mobile

The sushi here is top notch in every way. It is rich, delicious, and melts like butter in your mouth. Their wonderful wine list for dine-in, combined with mouth watering sushi makes this a do not miss sushi restaurant. The hamachi carpaccio is a MUST...HAVE!More

Date of visit: March 2021
Reviewed 23 March 2020 via mobile

This is a must visit. Totally awesome menu by far👍. The seafood was so delicious that it was presented perfectly. Get their early cuz it calls too everyone 😎.

Date of visit: March 2020
Reviewed 14 March 2020 via mobile

Everything is fresh and relatively well priced . Simple choice of wines that pair well with sushi etc.

Date of visit: March 2020
Reviewed 11 March 2020

Amazing dinner we went there twice. The Rock Shrimp Dynamite is one of the best things on the menu. You will love this place.

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed 26 February 2020

We arrived just in time for the early dinner. With a 50% discount, it was not only an wonderful dinner but what a surprise when we received the bill. The seafood dishes are cooked perfectly. We sampled four dinners and each was excellent. The wait...staff is skilled, friendly and professional.More

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed 23 February 2020

Food quality was inconsistent - their signature roll panko crusted ahi was interesting and very good, shrimp dynamite was okay, sashimi was pretty good. Unfortunately, our server was not able to answer simple questions about the dishes which made it difficult and service was very...slow. We were seated in a booth in the back room which had little to no ambiance.More

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed 3 February 2020 via mobile

I don’t ever go back.That’s not Japanese food.Disappointed 大した事無い時間お金の無駄なような気がします。やっぱり日本食は日本人がたくさんお仕事をされていないと良い味が出ませんね。

Date of visit: March 2019
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Response from hulagirlmele | Reviewed this property |
Collard shirts and shoes and there is no happy hour at this place, just specials on Sunday and Monday 50% off most items on the menu with the exception of very few
12 January 2018|
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Response from cookielover54 | Reviewed this property |
they have a great happy hour. Sundays and Mondays 50% off and the rest of the week 25% off before 6 pm
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Frequently Asked Questions about Sansei Seafood Restaurant & Sushi Bar

  • Yes, Sansei Seafood Restaurant & Sushi Bar offers takeaway services.

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  • Sansei Seafood Restaurant & Sushi Bar is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
    • Food: 4
    • Service: 4
    • Value: 3.5
    • Atmosphere: 3.5