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) #84 of 113 Restaurants in Carmel €€ - €€€ Japanese, Sushi, Asian
8TH Ave & Mission Ave, Carmel, CA 93923
+1 831-625-4470
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good21%
  • Average2%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible10%
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“nigiri” (4 reviews)
“shrimp” (3 reviews)
“sushi chef” (4 reviews)
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Japanese, Sushi, Asian
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8TH Ave & Mission Ave, Carmel, CA 93923
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Reviewed 19 May 2017 via mobile

This has to be some of the best sushi I have tasted. I would recommend just letting the chef "do his thing" and not even bother with the menu .... unless of course there are just some things you don't like then let him know....More

Thank Tamedscot
Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

Bento lunch costs $12.95 and portion is like an appetizer. Food is mediocre at best. Avoid at all cost.

Thank Kay Jinn W
Reviewed 18 November 2016 via mobile

The sushi here is delicious! Everything is super fresh with substantial fish in both the nigiri and the rolls. They artfully prepare the dishes. An awesome local spot.

Thank Jennadah
Reviewed 12 October 2016

Charming and authentic Japanese restaurant a hidden gem. Delicious sushi, soups and main dishes. I love the udon noodle soup with the squash slices. Very zen.

Thank Exerciseexpert
Reviewed 8 September 2016

We go here at least a few times a year. New owner has had it last few years. Reasonably priced. Moslty good service. Head Sushi chef is a local, and owner has one other place on the Peninsula in another town. Only two other Japanese/sushi...More

Thank Local93921
Reviewed 14 July 2016 via mobile

Super small restaurant. One server, one bus boy and the sushi chef. Simple. Staff is attentive and quick. I eat sushi all over and this is some of the best that I have had... We ordered sweet shrimp with heads, yellowtail, samon roe and a...More

Thank michael_clarkeNYC
Reviewed 21 May 2016

This cozy Japanese restaurant serves excellent sushi and other delicious Japanese dishes. It is very tiny, so reservations are recommended especially during peak times. I especially like the soft shell crab rolls.

Thank Anne S
Reviewed 18 May 2016

We had our heart set on the Mission Ranch restaurant. We called and were told no reservations taken - first come first served. When we visited, we found a 1-2 hour waiting list. As a general rule, I believe that when any restaurant is that...More

Thank rimjhim1
Reviewed 18 April 2016

After reading reviews posted here and Yelp, I was prepared to leave if not satisfied by service and/or food offerings. I was most pleasantly surprised by our server's welcoming greeting upon our arrival as Guests 4 & 5. Within 5-10 minutes after our arrival, 14-15...More

Thank stephaniew0ng
Reviewed 16 November 2015 via mobile

The staff was so rude and wasted it was just hard to believe this was not a bad dream. They acted as if we did not exist. We were the only customers there at 8:00 Saturday night and they still managed to ignore us. They...More

Thank Carman379
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Takeout, Reservations
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Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8TH Ave & Mission Ave, Carmel, CA 93923
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Monterey County  >  Carmel
  • Phone Number: +1 831-625-4470
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