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242 N Coast Hwy, Laguna Beach, CA 92651-1821
949-494-2444
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5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Very good sushi

We tried a variety of rolls, "fusion" nigiri and appetizers. All were quite good. Some of the fusion stuff they are just trying too hard! There is a regular (traditional) menu in the back. Service was slow. Place was packed. We waited 30 min.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 13, 2015
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Minneapolis, MN
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Minneapolis, MN
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

We tried a variety of rolls, "fusion" nigiri and appetizers. All were quite good. Some of the fusion stuff they are just trying too hard! There is a regular (traditional) menu in the back. Service was slow. Place was packed. We waited 30 min.

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

If you have one waitress for an entire restaurant and a very slow sushi chef, disaster ensues. The food is good if you can get it.

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California
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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

OK, I was a little hesitant and put off at first when I heard about the whole "No Soy Sauce" thing; and for a long time I did not give it a chance. Well, I figured I would give it a shot one day and came to realize I had been missing out on some great food. Try the Sexy... More 

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

I have eaten here four times. The first three times the food was good albeit service was slow. The fourth time gave me food poisoning that kept me up all night. It was a horrible experience. When we arrived the tables were filthy, even though they had been cleared already. It might be that just on this night that the... More 

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Tulsa, OK
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

We were traveling and saw this little sushi place across the street. We are glad we went in because the Sushi was great. Basically the twist is that many of their offerings have their own sauce provided. So this isn't a dip it in soy sauce type place. It was really great. I wish we had something like this by... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

A new approach to sushi. The chef here has developed her own menu with new approaches to many dishes available at most California sushi places. My wife wasn't big on the preparation but I found it to be a refreshing change.

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Laguna Niguel, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

This is my absolute favorite sushi restaurant. The flavors and the presentation that the team puts together are amazing. It's small....get there early. Every person that visits me.....I bring them here :)

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Fayetteville, Georgia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

Just ate here this evening, and WOW! it's sushi created in fresh, innovative ways, infused with incredible flavor. there are many, many choices on this menu, making it hard to choose, but we ordered a volcano sizzle to start - fresh tuna seared quickly and served rare on a hot plate swimming in delicious juices. Next came the very popular... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

Don't walk....run to 242 Cafe Fusion Sushi! We ate here on a weekend trip to Laguna Beach. This is absolutely one of the best sushi places we have ever eaten at with amazing, creative and flavorful dishes! It was a long wait because the place is so tiny, but the chefs take their time in creating each roll. Every roll... More 

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Oceanside, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

Chef Miki has created an asian food experience that is absolutely stunning. She successfully combines unexpected flavors and textures with traditional sushi techniques. Especially the use of fresh aromatic greens from her own garden adds a great kick to well executed innovative dishes. I was simply thrilled by the dishes. Start your experience by looking at the daily specials presented... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 242 N Coast Hwy, Laguna Beach, CA 92651-1821
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Laguna Beach
  • Phone Number: 949-494-2444

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Japanese, Sushi
Open Hours
Sunday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm

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