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24050 Camino Del Avion, Ste A, Dana Point, CA 92629-4065
949-489-8168
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12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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  • 9
    Excellent
  • 12
    Very good
  • 1
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 0
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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
Most recent review
My favorite sushi spot

I love the sushi here every time I come in. It's one of my favorite spots for sushi. The staff is great as well and they are always creating something new and fun.

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 9, 2015
Shauna4411
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Dana Point, California
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Dana Point, California
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

I love the sushi here every time I come in. It's one of my favorite spots for sushi. The staff is great as well and they are always creating something new and fun.

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Dana Point, CA
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15 reviews 15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Although Dana Kai has been conducting business for several years I'd only visited once back in 2006, didn't think much of it and never returned. One Saturday around 2:30 both my husband and I were craving sushi so I went online to see if there were any Japanese establishments within a reasonable distance because the two we frequent close at... More 

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Laguna Niguel, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

We eat here every week. Love the fact they have brown rice as a choice with sushi Service always friendly

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Laguna Niguel, California
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14 reviews 14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

I love their bento's box and the sushi selections. prices are ok. too nice to fo with friends and the service is good too.

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Middlebury, Vermont
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22 reviews 22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

OK - you want sushi then this is it! I travel to Southern CA and when I'm in town I want sushi. If there is a sushi mecca this is it, Presentation is superb, you can't beat the variety, the quality is beyond belief. Don't bother with other locations - this is the holy grail!

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Cali
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29 reviews 29 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

Not your standard sushi faire…well, all the "usual" suspects are here but many creative (& healthy) other choices too. Large, open dining and bar area but still gets pretty filled up especially during weekends. Great lunch deals. Fresh fish. Service is sometimes inconsistent & slow-sorry to write.

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Laguna Niguel, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

The location is good, with ample parking, and the staff is very nice. We enjoy sitting at the sushi bar, and watching the chefs prepare all the wonderful, tasty fish. The menu has many choices to offer, and the special rolls are very good. Sometimes the service can be a little slow, but I would not discourage anyone from making... More 

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Laguna Niguel, California
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74 reviews 74 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

This was one of the worst Japanese meals I've ever had. Nothing really good here. Strictly run-of-the-mill strip mall Japanese food.

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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2013 via mobile

Sushi at Dana Kai Japanese Restaurant was ok.. Good dinner but not good value. Service was fine, the oysters good but the sushi was average and expensive.

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Laguna Niguel, CA.
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74 reviews 74 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2012

You will love this place especially if you are a real Japanese food fan. Great Sushi and friendly staff.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 24050 Camino Del Avion, Ste A, Dana Point, CA 92629-4065
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Dana Point
  • Phone Number: 949-489-8168

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Sushi
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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