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All 89 Arcata Restaurants

Sushi Tao

768 18th St, Arcata, CA 95521-5616
707-826-1988
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Ranked #10 of 89 Restaurants in Arcata
Hours:
Sun 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Fri 12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Sat 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Japanese
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English first
Arcata, CA
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Tucked away near Humboldt State University is a great little sushi restaurant. Our favorite is "Firecracker" but I've never been disappointed by the sashimi plate either. I've been to Japan a couple of times and this isn't far from that experience.

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Lehigh Acres, Florida
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63 reviews 63 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

Never thought the sushi is that good! Finally went there, and then was surprised! Really nice sushi, owner was so sweet and offered us free miso soup! I mean, if you like some valuable sushi just for your sushi mood and you don't want to go by downtown Arcata to sushi spot/tomo, this is the place you can come and... More 

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Union City, California
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

I normally don't like to comment on food places because when it comes to comfort foods, everyone has their own individual flavor. But I can honestly say that this place wasn't bad at all. The service was friendly and welcoming. Not over the top, but efficient and attentive. The vegetable tempura I ordered could use a better batter, but the... More 

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buenos aires
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

Good sushi although the rolls were a little small for the price. Tried 5 rolls; 2 traditional tekka rolls and 3 house rolls. Not a lot of variation but fresh, quality ingredients.

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McKinleyville, California, United States
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15 reviews 15 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

This small establishment packs quite a punch. First I will say the service is 5 star. The decor is awesome and a gallery in itself. Beautuful japanese sushi style mosaics line the walls. The sushi is delicious!!! Its mostly a wide variety of super fresh specialty rolls but you can get soups, sunomonos, chicken and beef dishes, desserts... And more.... More 

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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

This is our family favorite Sushi Restaurant in Humboldt and around the US. The Sushi is excellent, always fresh with excellent choices of rolls and combinations. Great noodle bowls and seaweed salads. All the traditional Japanese favorites. The Owner is usually there and spoils us with fried bananas and chocolate ;-) Service is always outstanding and the price is affordable.... More 

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Marsh Harbour, Great Abaco Island
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52 reviews 52 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

I have not had much experience with eating Japanese food, but we all enjoyed our meal here. The various sushi dishes, and the miso soup was tasty, the price was very reasonable, and we also tried the seaweed salad. the waitress was very attentive, also. We were full at the end, but didn't feel bloated, which so often happens with... More 

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Shelter Cove, California
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

This is a great restaurant, as a vegetarian there are many, many great options here. The vegetable potsickers are incredible. Make sure to ask for miso soup without fish broth if u are vegetarian and also to tell them not to bring u chopticks if you don't wish to use them as they do not use washable chopsticks. The table... More 

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Arcata, California
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2014

By appearance, Sushi Tao is basic and unpretentious. Then you experience the cordial and attentive service and the excellent sushi with its value pricing, and it feels like you've just found a "jewel in the rough". The chef, Frank, is friendly, attentive to quality and gets the important details right. The sashimi, sunomono with tako, spider roll and miso soup... More 

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Arcata, California
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12 reviews 12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2013

My family loves to get sushi here, we have tried a variety of the rolls and are always pleased. They have some good combination plates that are always great to share. Me and my 5 year old share all the time and we both fill up. The price is much better than the other sushi places in town and it... More 

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Additional Information about Sushi Tao

Address: 768 18th St, Arcata, CA 95521-5616
Phone Number: 707-826-1988
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Arcata
Open Hours:
Sunday 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday 12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Saturday 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisine: Japanese

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