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Samurai Restaurant

979 Lomas Santa Fe Dr, Solana Beach, CA 92075-2125
+1 858-481-0032
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good22%
  • Average8%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“sushi” (19 reviews)
“gyoza” (2 reviews)
“fried rice” (2 reviews)
Open Now
17:00 - 22:00 Hours
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
€€ - €€€
979 Lomas Santa Fe Dr, Solana Beach, CA 92075-2125
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had shrimp tempura, done perfectly. The dinner came with miso soup, salad. We had green tea ice cream for desert, which was bland and flavorless. Ambiance and decor were unremarkable and unimaginative. This is not a classy place! Prices are reasonable. This is a...More

Thank David B
Reviewed 24 August 2018 via mobile

I visited during happy hour. The gyoza was nothing special but the spicy tiny was really good and a good value for $6 with 8 pieces. What was disappointing was the "stuffed orange tomato" which I thought was a roll but it was only 3...More

Thank Kristen46341
Reviewed 20 August 2018

This is one of the restaurants where my friends and I like to stop for supper on our way to the North Coast Rep Theaterproduction...so close..parkingis so easy...and the Japanese food is always true to form delicious!! This is not a" hotel" as it suggests...More

Thank marcez1
Reviewed 7 July 2018 via mobile

We’ve been coming here for years. Friends and I rate it the best in the area. Very good happy hour with Eric. Great sushi and sashimi. You won’t be disappointed.

Thank pennez1
Reviewed 2 April 2018

Traveliers........this sushi restaurant is Outstanding! The sushi was really fresh and the rolls were tasty! They have a full menu too!

Thank Reford B
Reviewed 18 September 2017 via mobile

The sushi at Samurai is excellent. My wife and I were there on Sunday right after they opened at 4:30pm. The service and variety of sushi to choose from is very good.

Thank davidtrichter
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

Been going here for years. Always amazing quality and amazing food. Sushi bar is amazing. All the chefs have been there for years. My chef knows what I like and I never need to order. I just sit down, and he decides what to give...More

Thank Juan F
Reviewed 1 July 2017 via mobile

This place has long been known for quality sushi and as such is a local favorite. I hadn't been there in probably 10 years but decided to go back before a show at the Belly Up. Bottom line - sushi was still great, and I...More

Thank adamm1
Reviewed 26 June 2017

Very good overall. Always fun to watch the chef playing with fire. Service is fast and standard. They do use too much salt for my taste but you can ask for low sodium soy sauce.

Thank Calmhawk
Reviewed 17 June 2017 via mobile

We had a 6 p.m. Reservation. We were seated at 6:05 p.m. The waitress came to take our orders immediately. We needed time to look at the menu. We were told there was only one chef for the evening when we made the reservation. We...More

Thank Computernana
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
16:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 979 Lomas Santa Fe Dr, Solana Beach, CA 92075-2125
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Solana Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 858-481-0032
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