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Arigato Sushi

) #16 of 426 Restaurants in Santa Barbara €€ - €€€ Japanese, Sushi, Asian
1225 State St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-2607
+1 805-965-6074
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good23%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“sushi” (242 reviews)
“edamame” (14 reviews)
“hand rolls” (11 reviews)
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Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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1225 State St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-2607
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Wonderful crowded atmosphere. Perfect service. And one of the best sushis i ever had. Was there with my family and we all liked it very much.

Thank Juergen H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Santa Barbara is a wasteland when it comes to good sushi. (If you want real authentic sushi, drive down to LA.) But if you are in Santa Barbara and must have sushi, this is the place to go. The selection is good but I think...More

Thank Penn69
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

While I prefer traditional sushi places to the California fusion variety, some innovations deserve unqualified praise. The Green Tea Creme brule at Arigato is a case in point. Sushi, gyozas, tofu dishes and the eel salad were great, too, as was the service. The menu...More

Thank Vinzenz H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Saw the reviews online via Yelp and decided to give it a try. Came early so that we can wait in line. Arrived 10-15 minutes before the doors open but there was at least 8 parties in front of us. I will concentrate on the...More

Reviewed 30 May 2017

We ate here on our first trip to SB and I remember it as the best rolls I've eaten. Just returned and was not disappointed. They use lots of fresh vegetables, not too heavy on sauces, and the rolls are not too big to eat...More

Thank LuvCbad
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Reviewed 24 May 2017 via mobile

I saw this place first open in santa barbara .. ive been native . .... it use to be most friendly, but more importantly 👍amazing very generous super fresh creative sushi. And very fair priced. I ll start with basics.. They gredt you , if...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 16 May 2017 via mobile

Delicious! Very diverse menu, fresh, some of the best sushi I have had. Be sure to make a reservation, this restaurant isn't very large and is quite popular!

Thank katietris
Reviewed 12 May 2017

The food is great. There is a lot of different kind of rolls and sushis....the place is super cozy and well located.... , you can sit in the outside area and watch the movement in the street...

Thank reruffo00
Reviewed 3 May 2017 via mobile

My cousin and I visited at the recommendation of our AirBnB hosts, and were thoroughly impressed. Prices were as expected for a State Street restaurant, service was perfectly sufficient (pleasant enough, and well-timed), and food quality was excellent. We shared a cucumber salad, miso soup,...More

Thank Ben and Eve p
Reviewed 1 May 2017

This is a Santa Barbara establishment. They serve the freshest sushi and the owner is always right up front at the bar. Check their daily specials. You will usually have to wait for a table or spot at the bar but if gives you a...More

Thank Jim S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
17:30 - 22:30
17:30 - 22:15
17:30 - 22:15
17:30 - 22:15
17:30 - 22:15
17:30 - 22:30
17:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1225 State St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-2607
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Barbara
  • Phone Number: +1 805-965-6074
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