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Kai Wailea - CLOSED

3750 Wailea Alanui Dr, The Shops of Wailea, Wailea, Maui, HI 96753-8300
+1 808-875-1955
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good21%
  • Average25%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible10%
6 Jul 2014
“over priced for so-so sushi”
29 May 2014
“Very Average”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Seafood, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
3750 Wailea Alanui Dr, The Shops of Wailea, Wailea, Maui, HI 96753-8300
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1 - 10 of 99 reviews

Reviewed 7 July 2014

we were looking for good Japanese food and sushi. This place looked nice located in high end mall. So we went in, very disappointed. Sushi was cut so thin and the quality was not special, Udon noodle soup was ok, the one thing we like...More

2  Thank rsjctpe
Reviewed 29 May 2014 via mobile

If you are into fine sushi - pass. If you really are dying for sushi and need a fix - it's ok - nothing special or fancy. A bit over priced - maybe we are spoiled in LA

Thank keikoLosAngeles
Reviewed 5 March 2014

We have stayed in Wailea several times. We always enjoy at least one meal at Kai. They are accommodating to our 5, 3, and 1-year-olds. The child's plate has several things, so even a picky kid shouldn't go hungry. If they do, you can always...More

2  Thank weantowed
Reviewed 20 February 2014

This restaurant is in the Wailea shopping center by the Marriott and Grand Wailea. It was good. I fact the Salmon was really really good. We did not have a huge meal but the sashimi was fresh nd the California roll used real crab and...More

Thank Theresa D
Reviewed 13 February 2014

We chose Kai because it was within walking distance of our resort and there are other shops around it. The food was good, and the service was attentive & friendly. They have a large selection on their menu so there is something for everyone.

1  Thank Amy T
Reviewed 31 January 2014

Nice ambiance , great sashimi but the rolls were mushy and did not taste very good. Definitely does not live up to the hype. Try Sushi Paradise or Sansei if you're looking for better quality.

1  Thank Jaime G
Reviewed 20 January 2014

Some of the best sushi I have had. The server was friendly and attentive. The atmosphere was very nice as well. Would certainly eat here again.

Thank Karen W
Reviewed 17 January 2014 via mobile

My husband and I went to the restaurant with another couple. The atmosphere was nice, and the service was great. I've never had raw fish before but everything on the menu was fantastic.

Thank manyberry
Reviewed 15 January 2014

In the expensive range for sushi, but fresh and delicious. Many unusual dinner entres. Everything we had was excellent. Nice atmosphere. We needed a reservation during Christmas week.

Thank relaxationseeker0
Reviewed 26 December 2013 via mobile

We went to Kai on a suggestion. It was possibly the worst dinner we have ever had in Maui. We should have left before we ordered when our server spilled my husbands drink all over him. The food was ridiculously overpriced, even by Maui standards...More

Thank shfine
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$31 - US$50
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Business meetings
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3750 Wailea Alanui Dr, The Shops of Wailea, Wailea, Maui, HI 96753-8300
    (Alanui Dr.)
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Maui  >  Wailea
  • Phone Number: +1 808-875-1955
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