Sushi purists and sticklers for rice/fish ratios need not come. But those looking for creativity in their sushi should make their way to restaurateur D. K. Kodama’s most popular spot. The best rolls here don’t even have rice, like the moi sashimi wrapped around sweet Maui onions in a pool of ponzu, or the panko-crusted ahi in a soy mustard sauce. Don’t miss the crab truffle ramen. Tip: Sushi is half off from 10pm to 1am Friday and Saturday, although you might have to put up with some very loud karaoke. Just hope your fellow diners are good singers.
Sansei Seafood Restaurant and Sushi Bar
At the Waikiki Beach Marriott Resort, 2552 Kalakaua Ave., 3rd floor, Waikiki, Honolulu
Our Rating Neighborhood Waikiki Hours Sat–Wed 5:30–10pm; Thurs–Fri 5:30pm–1am Phone 808/931-6286 Prices Sushi $3–$18; main courses $16–$35 Cuisine Type Sushi/Pacific Rim Web site Sansei Seafood Restaurant & Sushi Bar Other Reservations recommended