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Mobo Sushi

105 S River St, Santa Cruz, CA 95060-4541
+1 831-425-1700
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good28%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible6%
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“sushi” (48 reviews)
“udon” (2 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 - 22:00All hours
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
€€ - €€€
105 S River St, Santa Cruz, CA 95060-4541
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Reviewed 18 October 2017 via mobile

We arrived at 6:30 on a Saturday night and we requested a quiet table. They seated us outside and it was perfect. I ordered the salmon and sashimi dinner and everything was quite delicious and plenty of food for lunch leftover the next day. I'm...More

Thank Luv W
Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

Went her with the alluring thought of rolling my own sushi. Not as glamorous as it sounded after all. We were a party of 12. Staff friendly and efficient. Everyone got something different, some good some not. Simply spicy tuna roll good. Miso soup too.

Thank jdsbiz98
Reviewed 12 July 2017

The interior was dark and somewhat dirty. Seating was uncomfortable. Bathroom was dirty as well. The service was fine but not stellar. Our table ordered: Pineapple Express roll, Mercedes Benz roll, Beamer roll, Flying Tiger, and Maui Wowie. Out of those rolls, only the Pineapple...More

Thank Maria S
Reviewed 25 May 2017

This is the third time I've eaten at Mobo Sushi and according to my wife this is the last time we'll be eating there. The food was passable but it was nothing spectacular. We ordered the Nabeyaki Udon and an order of ebi tempura. As...More

Thank Carlo0647
Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

I came here with my kids on spring break. The restaurant is clean but lacks some ambience. The menu is full of really good stuff, but we were unfamiliar with some of the vocabulary in the waitstaff wasn't very helpful with us. The sushimi was...More

Thank AmyJune H
Reviewed 8 January 2017

I ordered the Bento Box – Teriyaki Beef, California roll, salad & miso soup $10.95. The Mr. had the weekly combo special: 2 rolls (4 pieces each), 3 nigiris and soup. $10.95. The rest of the family ordered vegetarian rolls. Busy, with TV’s . The...More

Thank Alice34203
Reviewed 5 January 2017

I have been going to Mobo Sushi for a long time. Measured in decades. On my visit today, my family was served food that can best be described as mediocre to inedible. The Saoga my Heart was misdescribed. The tuna was not "skewered flame broiled"...More

Thank William R
Reviewed 12 December 2016

Mobo Sushi is magnificent. The food and service is always amazing and it is a place you save up money to go out and enjoy a couple hours eating and drinking here. The food is a little pricey, but that is to be expected; it's...More

Thank Dannie H
Reviewed 14 September 2016

LOVE LOVE LOVE the sushi here. It is so creative...macadamia nuts with fish??? Yes, please....they also have other japanese food too, but everyone comes for the fresh, delicious sushi!

Thank LoLo B
Reviewed 22 August 2016

Went to Mobo with a small group for a birthday celebration and will never go back. Bad service (very arrogant host), smelly restaurant, medicore food. There are way too many other sushi restaurants in the SC area to bother going back.

Thank A H
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
16:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 105 S River St, Santa Cruz, CA 95060-4541
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Cruz
  • Phone Number: +1 831-425-1700
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