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SUGARFISH by sushi nozawa

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Santa Monica
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1345 2nd St, Santa Monica, CA 90401-1102
+1 310-393-3338
11:30 - 22:00
Closed now
All hours
Sun 12:00 - 21:00
Mon - Sat 11:30 - 22:00
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Simple decor, low key location. The focus here is on quality of ingredients and perfect preparation. Go for the set menu and you won't regret it, the chef will select the best and freshest available for you.

Thank Maher H
South Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Very fresh and well made sushi. A small restaurant that can be very busy. Make reservations. Their handrolls are very delicious. Service is fast and good. This is a casual restaurant, OK for kids. Bench and chair seating. Pretty tight spot for a wheelchair but if you can get seated closer to the entrance it might be OK. Parking nearby.

Thank Denise N
Balgach, Switzerland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We took a few sharers at Sugarfish but even then the value we got was quite low. Quality of the food is extraordinary, could even eat the scallops which I usually find gross. But even after the large meal for almost $40.- which we shared, I was still hungry. I do not need a lot of food but this really... More 

Thank Pascal O
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great service and great food. Trust me is a great option if you are not sure what to order. Fresh fish and great sushi. Would recommend to anyone.

Thank Jenny A
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379 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 176 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

I'm not one to write begitive reviews unless there are serious reasons. This may be a fantastic sushi bar we will never truly know as they were the most inflexiable restaurant I have visited. Ordered their chefs assortment for two. Asked if we could have some ponzo sauce on the side. NO Same answer for spicy mayo or sesame seeds.... More 

Thank Charles V
Long Beach
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

The real deal when it comes to sushi served at your table. Good selection of the freshest foods. Tiny place, Santa Monica trendy, always busy but you won't wait long. It takes a little long for your order but the servers are great.

Thank Ronald M
los angeles
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

It doesn't matter which of their locations you choose, you will not be disapointed.. Just visited the Santa Monica store for the first time and jus loved it..

Thank bigbadjohnlosangeles
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

I had tried many different sushi restaurants all over there world but this I think it's the best. Super fresh fish and a very nice environment and service. The food was really great. I was by myself and I took the menu so to taste al little bit of everything. Worth a visit!!

Thank Chiara V
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

This is one of the best if not the best Sushi I've ever had. We always make it point to visit when we are out west. Come during an off time and you won't have to wait otherwise it could be a while. Definitely worth it no matter what the wait time is. Just go somewhere close for a drink.

Thank Fabio B
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5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

We went to sugarfish in Marina Del Rey and in Santa Monica, and each time we have been thrilled. We took the menu this time, and it was amazing. The fish is always ultra fresh, rice perfectly cooked. Only the wine was not good (we are french and may be too hard to please), it was called Groth. For $14... More 

Thank florent r

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Japanese, Seafood, Sushi, Asian
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
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Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1345 2nd St, Santa Monica, CA 90401-1102
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Monica>  > Santa Monica
  • Neighbourhood: Santa Monica
  • Phone Number: +1 310-393-3338

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