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Shimbashi Izakaya

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1555 Camino Del Mar, #201, Del Mar, CA 92014 (Paseos De Las Flores)
8585230479
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11:30 am - 2:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 2:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Sat - Sun 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Reservations
Description: Shimbashi's theme is based on the Izakaya, a Japanese tapas restaurant. We...
Shimbashi's theme is based on the Izakaya, a Japanese tapas restaurant. We offer a multi-faceted menu that can be used as a pairing with sake for the light eater or sophisticated dinner entrees served in the Japanese tradition. Our menu changes with the season making each dining experience a new adventure.
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Good for:
Casual Dining
Outdoor seating
Scenic view
Reservations

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  • 8
    Excellent
  • 10
    Very good
  • 5
    Average
  • 0
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  • 2
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Go For Lunch And Have The Bento Box

Really. For $17.00 it was enough for my husband who was VERY hungry. We made the mistake of also ordering two Kappa rolls as well as edamame... way too much food. It was all very good. As a side note, we are from Hawaii and have relocated to Arizona, so this was a great treat for us.

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 13, 2015
doni-lei
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tucson, az
Good for:
  • Casual Dining
  • Outdoor seating
  • Scenic view
  • Reservations
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25 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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tucson, az
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134 reviews 134 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

Really. For $17.00 it was enough for my husband who was VERY hungry. We made the mistake of also ordering two Kappa rolls as well as edamame... way too much food. It was all very good. As a side note, we are from Hawaii and have relocated to Arizona, so this was a great treat for us.

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Visalia, California
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20 reviews 20 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

We always enjoy their wonderful sushi and small plates. Their Chirashi Sushi is classic excellence with Uni, ikura, and tamago as part of the great variety found in this sushi specialty. My husband enjoyed the two-layer bento box which also included miso soup. We also orderd a Tekka Roll that had a more than ample amount of maguro. The ambience... More 

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San Diego, CA
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23 reviews 23 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

My husband and I have been to this restaurant a couple of times and the meals were excellent. We have ordered both hot food and sushi and they were great. I eat sushi about once a week and this is some of the best. The restaurant is a little on the pricey side but it is located in Del Mar... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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3 reviews 3 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

Loved the sushi and the service was superb. Order the chef selection and you will not be dusappointed

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17 reviews 17 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014 via mobile

Stopped in while touring the coast, absolutely AMAZING. great view, awesome friendly service and the food was out of this world good. I dont mind spending $ for amazing food and when i hesitantly ordered the Japanese bluefin tuna which was $25 for 4 pieces of sashimi (which came highly recommended by the sushi.chef and the server)...i loved it so... More 

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Seoul
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88 reviews 88 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

We came into this restaurant around 6 pm with two kids falling asleep because of jet lag. We put in orders for donkatsu and udon and they arrived literally 5 minutes later. The bilingual waitress who took care of us was extremely efficient and quick. We couldn't decide what to order, so we ordered all of the selections available as... More 

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Colorado Springs, United States
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

A beautiful view of the ocean and the outdoor seating was nice. It is in a great location if you are wanting to walk the little town. The food was average but the price extreme. Sadly two of us ate, spent over $70 and left still hungry. The portions are small so if you are wanting to eat here, be... More 

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San Diego, California
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200 reviews 200 reviews
124 restaurant reviews
104 helpful votes 104 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2014

We went for their Valentine special which is quite a good deal. It has 4 dishes. First need tataki which was good. 2 sushi rolls. One is a tempura shrimp kind which was so so as the shrimp was not crunchy. The other is a spicy fish which was good. The main course was a seafood stew. It had lots... More 

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Roseville, California
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69 reviews 69 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2013

We had a delightful lunch on the patio of Restaurant Shimbashi. It was a beautiful day, and the patio allows a view of the ocean. Ambience does count. No worries about the food. We ordered variety of dishes, and al were terrific: from the seafood miso soup to sashimi to tempera to skewers to udon. We will definitely return when... More 

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Paris, France
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83 reviews 83 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2013

What a nice surprise. Walking up some stairs towards the sound of music from a bar not far away, I've chosen this restaurant for dinner a Sunday evening on a terrace face to the sea. I've enjoyed and excellent sashimi with fresh fish, and great rolls, the "La Fresca Roll" and the "Celebration Roll". I was so delighted I took... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1555 Camino Del Mar, #201, Del Mar, CA 92014
    (Paseos De Las Flores)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Del Mar
  • Phone Number: 8585230479

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 31 - 50
  • Cuisine: Sushi, Japanese

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Good for: Outdoor seating, Scenic view

Description

Shimbashi's theme is based on the Izakaya, a Japanese tapas restaurant. We offer a multi-faceted menu that can be used as a pairing with sake for the light eater or sophisticated dinner entrees served in the Japanese tradition. Our menu changes with the season making each dining experience a new adventure.
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 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?