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Sushi California

€€ - €€€Sushi, Japanese
2033 Martin Luther King Jr Way, Berkeley, CA 94704-1106
+1 510-548-0737
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good26%
  • Average5%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible10%
8 Nov 2017
“Great quality sushi.”
24 Aug 2016
“If you love authentic Japanese flavors and atmosphere - that's you place to go!”
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Sushi, Japanese
€€ - €€€
2033 Martin Luther King Jr Way, Berkeley, CA 94704-1106
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Reviewed 8 November 2017 via mobile

The sushi is good, the restaurant is cosy (partially below street level) and clean, and the service is good.

Thank Kim M
Reviewed 24 August 2016

I live in the Bay area for some years now, and Sushi Cal became one of my regular dinner places in Berkeley. The food is great, the chef knows what he is doing, beers and Japanese liquor are delicious and Fridays you have a band...More

2  Thank Peter W
Reviewed 4 March 2016 via mobile

Excellent sashimi, miso soup to die for and lemon chicken like no other! A most lucky find, as the salmon. Kama was simply award-winning for sure! Great staff: Friendly and very humble and professional. I am forced to wait patiently until I will have the...More

Thank Nodeh
Reviewed 19 March 2015

This is a small sushi place in the general UC Berkeley area (but two large blocks away). I ordered a sashimi combination, which was fine (nothing to complaint about, but also nothing to write home about). A large sashimi combination and a miso soup cost...More

Thank YM2000
Reviewed 31 December 2013

Great Japanese food in Berkeley, California. We've been going to this place for over ten years, always a delight. Fresh fish, always, and great service! We love the live music on Friday nights. Highly recommended.

1  Thank MarianaFerreira2013
Reviewed 20 May 2013

Sushi Cal is a Berkeley institution nestled onto the ground floor facing MLK near the new Trader Joe's. The family-owned restaurant is also family-run, the best seat in the house is on the counter where the chef-owner makes your sushi to order. The specials are...More

Thank BonneChere
Reviewed 16 September 2012

I haven't written a review on Trip advisor in a while, and definitely since the site renovation. But I came back just to tell everyone how LOUSY this restaurant is. I wrote an extensive review on yelp about my horrific dining experience, so I won't...More

Thank Karumira
Reviewed 27 April 2012

The sushi was solid - my SO loved the fish! And the vegetarian selections were also quite good, especially the Agadashi Tofu (something I order at every japanese restaurant I go to).

Thank Pomona2006
Reviewed 25 September 2011

The food and service was great. Awesome price and specials I would eat here again any day!

1  Thank Alamar4571
Reviewed 14 April 2009

The food was mediocre to poor. Soup was boring, spinach salad was tasteless except for the strong vinegar,the sushi was mushy and tasteless (I think it had been frozen).

Thank travelerabout
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  • Address: 2033 Martin Luther King Jr Way, Berkeley, CA 94704-1106
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Berkeley
  • Phone Number: +1 510-548-0737
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