Address: 600 Office Rd., Kapalua, HI 96761 Phone: 808-669-6286 Cuisine: Japanese, Sushi Region: West Maui Price: moderate Amenities: Karaoke, Kama'aina Deals, Bar Seating, Late Night Dining Hours: Nightly 5:30--10:30 p.m.; Th-F 10 p.m.-1 a.m. An award-winning restaurant popular for its delicious and innovative contemporary Japanese cuisine, Sansei Seafood Restaurant and Sushi Bar wins votes across the island for their fresh local fish and lively ambience. Locals and visitors flock to their late-night half-off sushi nights, which also feature raucous karaoke marathons. Th-Sa late night sushi and appetizers 50% off. 21 + w/ID.
Address: 600 Office Rd., Kapalua, HI 96761 Phone: 808-669-6286 The line that snakes out the door of Sansei most weekday evenings is impressive. Sure, people queue up for a much-needed bargain (half-price sushi), but also because the food they’re getting at that enticing discount is high quality. Whatever roll gets you rolling, you’ll find it on their expansive menu. A personal favorite: the spicy Japanese BLT roll—a crisp salmon skin wrapped around Kula greens, tomato and masago aioli. Add sake and enjoy. 1881 S. Kihei Rd., Kihei, 808-879-0004; 600 Office Rd., Lahaina, 808-669-6286. JS