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SUGARFISH by sushi nozawa

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600 W 7th St, Los Angeles, CA 90017-3842
+1 213-627-3000
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11:30 - 22:00
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Sun 12:00 - 21:00
Mon - Sat 11:30 - 22:00
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San Diego, CA
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124 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Short wait, so we grabbed a drink nearby and they texted us when ready. Even a "hey, almost time" text. Not a bad bite in the place. Terrific handrolls. These sushi snobs loved everything. Stick with the junmai daigonjo sake :)

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Thank upintheairmom
Atlanta, Georgia, United States
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46 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This restaurant was highly recommended to me by a lot of my friends. I had such an incredible experience and will definitely return whenever I am back in LA. We went a little late than normal for lunch so the wait was only 15 mins. The restaurant is really small so I would recommend going early as I am sure... More 

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Thank Adabelle E
Rochester, New York
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Real talk: I know nothing about sushi. I come from upstate New York where much of the sushi includes bacon and buff chick sauce. Until today, I really didn't think I liked sushi very much. Sugarfish is my kind of sushi. Just incredibly fresh, clean, lightly sauced, fish. I was also seated quickly and had super friendly service. Loved it!

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Thank Lizzy H
Toronto, Canada
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Did a Google search for best sushi in LA and this was one of the ones that popped up, tried calling for reso but they didn't take any so we figured this would be a good spot to go to. The first night we went it was an hour and a half wait so we went across the street to... More 

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Thank Ivan H
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were in the area, a friend recommended. We got there around 6:30 pm. There was a 45 - 1 hour wait. No reservations: 1st come, 1st serve. Well, an hour and 1/2 later, we were finally seated. The management apologized for our wait. The food was actually better than expected, except for the value. A little pricey for what... More 

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Thank RichFrank1224
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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225 reviews
132 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Simple plan for the restaurant. A modern-ish take on the Omakase of traditional sushi places. We both went with the Trust Me, added a plate of Unagi and had some Nigori sake to go along with it. Quite the fantastic meal! Sushi was all well prepared and super fresh. The rice was a bit less sticky- the rolls sometimes fell... More 

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Thank valzebub
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18 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Not the best. Not the worst. Just all ok. It all feels a little trendy and that means, in my experience, that you don't get really exciting fish options. It feels basic. The fish was fresh and the service was impeccable. I was just hoping for a little more variety than the usual (salmon, tuna & yellowtail). I understand that... More 

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Thank Fordstaff
Torrance, California
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41 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The quality of fish was fine, but the presentation was austere, and the temperature of the sushi rice was overly warm to the point of being straight out of the rice cooker! What? The old-school traditional sushi chefs in Japan would not even let women prepare nigiri as they (I don't agree) said the temperature of women's hands is too... More 

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Thank hobolinda
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23 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I am not a sushi fan so I have little experience. Anyway this is the best sushi I ever had (out of 100 samples). This restaurant is well known for its quality in town.

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Thank ohINDNJC
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24 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 January 2017 via mobile

If you want the best, cleanest and freshest sushi ever, visit this place! Everything is amazing and the homemade soy sauce is incredible!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$15 - US$34
Cuisine
Japanese, Seafood, Sushi, Asian, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 22:00
Thursday
11:30 - 22:00
Friday
11:30 - 22:00
Saturday
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 600 W 7th St, Los Angeles, CA 90017-3842
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Los Angeles>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 213-627-3000

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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Downtown
Downtown Los Angeles is a busy metropolis of towering buildings, bustling streets, and industrial warehouses. There is a distinct multiplicity of cultures here with a growing influx of business professionals and hipsters. Many call the evolution of Downtown over recent years gentrification. New lofts, bars, hotels and restaurants are popping up regularly. Downtown is home to some of the very best restaurants in the city leading the LA foodie scene, plus it is the location of cultural and sports venues including the Walt Disney Concert Hall, the Staples Center, and the Coliseum at the University of Southern California.
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