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225 Mcmurray Rd., Ste. D, Buellton, CA 93427
805-686-9001
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Ranked #5 of 38 Restaurants in Buellton
Price range: $20 - $35
Hours:
Tue - Fri 11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Tue - Sat 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Cuisines: Sushi, Japanese
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
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English first
Saint Augustine, Florida
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

The reason for the 5 rating is besides the quality being one of the best, the ambiance in the restaurant is quiet, unpretentious, friendly and enough room between tables for privacy and private conversations. Their is a friendly counter for solo diners and several options on the menu for vegetarians, the owner/sushi chef is very accommodating. Nice staff, friendly service.... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Here they serve the traditional sashimi and nigiri as well as freshly made miso soup with organic mushrooms. Grab the Japanese scallops if you can or the salmon nigiri, my favorite!

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Santa Ynez, California
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9 reviews 9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

Superb quality sushi, interesting selection of fish. Cooked food is excellent, good variety. A bit slow preparing sushi. Service is attentive.

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Camarillo, California
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10 reviews 10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

We almost did not give this place a try for lunch given the bad review, but decided to check it out anyways. We were glad we did! Although it's a bit pricey, you get what you pay for. It was very tasty.

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Solvang, California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2014

Always good food, service is great. I really like their vege rolls, love that they cater to gluten-free diners.

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Lompoc, California
Top Contributor
82 reviews 82 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2013 via mobile

Great sushi in Santa Ynez valley. Service was excellent, menu has a wide variety of food and drink. The sea food was fresh and presentation was beautiful. Our first time here but we are already thinking of a return visit.

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Los Olivos, California, United States
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21 reviews 21 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2013

There's no reason to go anywhere else in the County for sushi! Jina, owner and sushi chef is a master! The fish is fresh and the rolls and specials are so creative. My favorites are the A-Ru Roll, Red Dragon Roll and the Spider Roll. Jina's sushi always melts in my mouth. Service is impeccable!

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Santa Barbara, California
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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2013

Great food, very good service, and Gina, the owner, is always there, attentive and making sure food and service are wonderful. We go often.

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Santa Ynez, California
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2013

This is fresh, well prepared, tasty, yummy and I could go on. Anyone who says this place is not good has no taste. Nice and clean inside and the staff is attentive. Great sushi and sashimi for any location. Easy parking and easy on and off the freeway. Perfect for the foodie traveler. Some think it is over priced. I... More

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Santa Ynez, CA
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2013

Top quality - always fresh & perfectly prepared! I am very selective where I eat sushi & this place is clean, excellent fresh fish & service is friendly. If you have a large group you may want to make a reservation.

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Additional Information about A-RU

Address: 225 Mcmurray Rd., Ste. D, Buellton, CA 93427
Phone Number: 805-686-9001
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Buellton
Open Hours:
Tuesday 11:30 am - 2:00 pm  5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 2:00 pm  5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 2:00 pm  5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 2:00 pm  5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 20 - 35
Cuisine: Sushi, Japanese

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