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30001 Crown Valley Pkwy, Suite C, Laguna Niguel, CA
949-363-9779
Today
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Fri - Sat 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner

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  • 13
    Excellent
  • 4
    Very good
  • 1
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  • 0
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  • 1
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
BEST SUSHI IN SOUTH ORANGE COUNTY

Jizake is unassuming from the outside in what appears to be an abandoned strip mall. Once inside, its small, real small...But those that know know that its the best sushi in south orange county. They don't take reservations so don't bother asking. Be prepared to wait 20-30 minutes to sit, and maybe... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 26, 2015
Matt B
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16 reviews 16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

Jizake is unassuming from the outside in what appears to be an abandoned strip mall. Once inside, its small, real small...But those that know know that its the best sushi in south orange county. They don't take reservations so don't bother asking. Be prepared to wait 20-30 minutes to sit, and maybe longer if you're waiting for the sushi bar... More 

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Laguna Niguel, California, United States
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

I actually hesitate to write this review as it undoubtedly the more great reviews a restaurant gets, the less likelihood of getting a spot at the Sushi bar! All of the chefs at Jizake are skilled, but Joe's UFOs are incredible. You just tell him what you like and he makes a new creation for you. Truly works of art!... More 

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Laguna Niguel, California
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16 reviews 16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

This place has the best sushi, fresh, quality tasty!! Its also very close to my house, But I would drive miles for their MOON LIGHT ROLLS!!

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Laguna Niguel, California
Top Contributor
83 reviews 83 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Been to Jizake 3 times now so it's time to give them some review love! In general true sushi lovers expect two things from their sushi "Great" rice and fresh fish. I like to add a western's requirement: Lots of yummy rolls with crazy sauces (sweet, spicy and garlic). Jizaki gets high marks on all fronts. Some things that are... More 

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Laguna Beach, California
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95 reviews 95 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

This is a small sushi restaurant that I just happened upon when I had a late night craving for sushi. It is small and unpretentious, so I did not expect much, however, it was wonderful. Delicious, fresh sushi and very friendly, accommodating staff. They took my order for sushi that was not on the menu and said they'd get it... More 

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Laguna Niguel, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

Very fresh sushi, creatively prepared by a lively, warm staff. Not a large place but always a good combination of food, and fun.

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Laguna Beach, California
Senior Contributor
33 reviews 33 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Jizake is a great neighborhood sushi bar. We have been there at least half a dozen times and have never been disappointed. Unfortunately others have discovered it as well and there usually is a wait. They only take reservations for table seating, not for the sushi bar where we like to sit and have conversation with the sushi chef and... More 

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California
Top Contributor
61 reviews 61 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

This is a great place for sushi. They make dishes that I've never seen before. They have very unique items on the menu and each one is wonderful. We always ask the sushi chef to make us something and they create a new dish on the spot. Absolutely delicious!

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Queen Creek, Arizona
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27 reviews 27 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2013

We LOVED the lollipop - such a unique sushi. We also tried the toro (DELICIOUS!) and the bluefin tuna. Camelback was excellent, and the caterpillar roll was also really good. My son had the California roll which he said was the best he had ever had (he is 8 and we drag the poor kid around to all the sushi... More 

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Isola del Gran Sasso d'Italia, Italy
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2013

I can't believe they are in business. For those that actually know about sushi, stay away unless you want imitation crab instead of sushi. Fillers in everything. I ordered spicy scallops, spicy tuna roll and yellow tail roll and they were all the same, imitation crab. I complaint to the owner and she said it is because we chop everything... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 30001 Crown Valley Pkwy, Suite C, Laguna Niguel, CA
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Laguna Niguel
  • Phone Number: 949-363-9779

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Japanese, Sushi
Open Hours
Sunday
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Monday
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Thursday
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm

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