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Tabento? Sushi & Sake

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1525 Mesa Verde Dr E, Ste 112, Costa Mesa, CA 92626-5221
714-545-0600
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11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Sat 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Off the Beaten Path Location - Cool Place, Good Sushi

Really enjoyed their creative happy hour specials - sushi tacos, etc. Loved the portable blackboard presentation of the specials. The chefs were very cool. A solid recommendation - not the greatest sushi restaurant i have experienced, but solid and proximate.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 11, 2011
GoBears90
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Southern California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2015 via mobile

Generous pieces of sliced sushi or fish atop small portion of rice, not like some places where the sushi is almost see-through super thin slices. Creative options of Japanese California cuisine. Tea was luke warm but easily replaced. Casual Japanese atmosphere.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2013

I usually go there for lunch to have their lunch specials that range from $10-$15. They usually have 3 selections and all of them are good. I know that it is not the cheapest place to go for lunch, but I think it is all worth it because of the quality and quantity of food and the authenticity. I think... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2012

I'll keep this short... The sushi/sashimi/tuna collar was way overpriced. I've had way fresher in less than stellar Japanese locations. Boom! Headshot!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2011

Really enjoyed their creative happy hour specials - sushi tacos, etc. Loved the portable blackboard presentation of the specials. The chefs were very cool. A solid recommendation - not the greatest sushi restaurant i have experienced, but solid and proximate.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2011

what a wonderful find! This is a hidden treasure. The rolls were very creative in taste and presentation. The service was excellent. We were celebrating birthdays and the waitress very kindly made this wonderful crepe filled with fruit and ice cream. It was so thoughtful and made my kids birthdays extra special. I would highly recommend seeking this restaurant out.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2009

Great Sushi. And they show surfing videos.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2009

When I can't get into Ango Tei, i go here. This is a great alternate.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1525 Mesa Verde Dr E, Ste 112, Costa Mesa, CA 92626-5221
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Costa Mesa
  • Phone Number: 714-545-0600

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 30
  • Cuisine: Japanese, Sushi
Open Hours
Monday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?