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Sarento's on the Beach - Maui

2980 S Kihei Rd, Kihei, Maui, HI 96753-9602
+1 808-875-7555
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good24%
  • Average13%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible7%
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Italian, American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly
2980 S Kihei Rd, Kihei, Maui, HI 96753-9602
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Been visiting this beautiful restaurant for 20 years. This is the first time the service was terrible, as in, we were an inconvenience! Food came out late, cold with a crusty film from sitting too long. Plates were remade and tasted as if a rush...More

Thank Brycha7
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What an absolutely lovely restaurant with gorgeous views. We were so surprised to find it, which is not easy to do, and enjoy free parking. A friend of ours who lives on Maui recommended it as a great place to meet. We were seated in...More

Thank ShannonI_11
TriStarMaui5, Manager at Sarento's on the Beach - Maui, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Aloha, Shannon: We were all so shocked and saddened by the tragedy on the beach that day; we're glad our attempts to help and to comfort were appreciated. Mahalo for joining us for brunch.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent food and service! The atmosphere is lovely for dinner--right on the beach with candlelight. Great place for a date night. My husband and I were on vacation so this romantic restaurant was perfect! Would highly recommend this restaurant for people who enjoy gourmet, tasty...More

Thank Mamalin2004
TriStarMaui5, Manager at Sarento's on the Beach - Maui, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Aloha! We're so happy to hear that you and your husband had a great date night — there's really nothing more romantic than candlelight dining just steps from the ocean, is there? Mahalo for your recommendation and your review!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The view is outstanding. We went for a late lunch. It was pretty warm on the patio. We started out with a great server but her shift must have ended. We tried two of the sandwiches and they were good. My bun was extremely burned....More

Thank saralynb
TriStarMaui5, Manager at Sarento's on the Beach - Maui, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Aloha, Saralynb: We're so sorry about your burned sandwich as well as the lack of response from your server. We appreciate you letting us know so that we can follow up with our team. Mahalo for your review, and we hope you'll give us another...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Awesome view! Very friendly service. Price-performance okay. Valet-parking. We had steak ordered medium, came well done.... fish was very good, vine a little bit too expansive... Many tourists.More

Thank Christiane K
TriStarMaui5, Manager at Sarento's on the Beach - Maui, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Mahalo for your review, Christiane! We're so happy that you were able to join us for dinner, and we are glad to hear you enjoyed the service as well as the ocean view. We do apologize about the steak, however. Next time, please don't hesitate...More

Reviewed 16 August 2017

We have been eating at Sarento's for 15 years and it never disappoints. The restaurant is located right on the beach and has an awesome view. Food is great although somewhat over priced. You are definitely paying for the location. We have eaten here for...More

Thank BKGTrips
TriStarMaui5, Manager at Sarento's on the Beach - Maui, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Aloha and mahalo for your review! Hearing such praise from a longtime guest means so much to us. Thank you for your support through the years; we're looking forward to seeing you again soon!

Reviewed 16 August 2017

Breakfast at Sarentos is not to be missed! I always try Juevos Rancheros if its offered at a restaurant and they put a great spin on this one! I love spicy and this one has a little kick. My daughter had the crepes which were...More

Thank Zea R
TriStarMaui5, Manager at Sarento's on the Beach - Maui, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Aloha, Zea! We're delighted to hear how much you enjoyed dining with us. There's nothing like breakfast on the beach at Sarento's! Thank you for joining us not once, but twice! We're looking forward to your next visit.

Reviewed 9 August 2017

Practically on the sand, the location is great. Service was good, and there is a good bar. We were there for brunch. The food was solid - nothing exceptional among the three dishes we ordered. One of us did feel slightly ill right after. We...More

Thank elauinc
TriStarMaui5, Manager at Sarento's on the Beach - Maui, responded to this reviewResponded 13 August 2017

Aloha, and mahalo for your review! We're glad that you were able to join us for lunch and that you had a chance to enjoy those gorgeous ocean views. We hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 8 August 2017

This family dinner spot for us was so memorable! The food was amazing and the scenery and service was amazing! We will be back when we visit Maui. Great spot to eat dinner while watching the sunset!

Thank Molly B
TriStarMaui5, Manager at Sarento's on the Beach - Maui, responded to this reviewResponded 13 August 2017

Aloha, Molly! We are so happy to hear how much you and your family enjoyed dining with us. The sunset view is just gorgeous, isn't it? Mahalo for your review, and we're looking forward to hosting you again next time you're on Maui.

Reviewed 8 August 2017

My wife and I had dinner here in 1994 during our honeymoon. I think it was under a different name at that time. Nevertheless, we took the whole family in July, 2017 to Maui and I booked a reservation hoping that it was still the...More

1  Thank Lance J
TriStarMaui5, Manager at Sarento's on the Beach - Maui, responded to this reviewResponded 13 August 2017

Aloha, Lance! We're delighted to hear that your recent visit was just as wonderful as your first visit in 1994. We're so honored to be a part of your Maui memories, and we hope to make more memories with you in the years to come....More

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14 December 2016|
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Response from Stephen M | Reviewed this property |
18 November 2016|
Response from ssjtrider | Reviewed this property |
I did not see turkey on their menu, but Christmas may be an exception. You can ask them directly on their website.
12 September 2016|
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Response from TriStarMaui5 | Property representative |
We don't offer gluten free pasta at this time.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$30
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, View
Open Hours
07:00 - 22:00
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2980 S Kihei Rd, Kihei, Maui, HI 96753-9602
    (Kilohana Drive)
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Maui  >  Kihei
  • Phone Number: +1 808-875-7555
Sarento's is nestled on one of Maui's premier beaches overlooking the islands of Molokini, Kaho'olawe & Lana'i, providing guests with unsurpassed romantic ocean view. Italian-style warmth & hospitality are part of the atmosphere that makes this fine dining establishment one of Hawaii's most celebrated. The superior service, coupled with the outstanding culinary offerings makes Sarento's a place where memories are created. Superb, five-star regional Italian cuisine with a Mediterranean flair. Specialties include award-winning presentations of homemade pastas, fresh Hawaiian seafood, prime steaks, signature veal, lamb, chicken & pork dishes. Creative preparations of classic Italian desserts are enough to make a grown man cry. The main wine cellar offers over 75 domestic & imported wines ranging in price from $20 - $1,000. One of the most respected collections of wines in Hawaii, contains over 1,500 bottles from France, Germany, California with a focus on rare Italian wines.
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