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23505 El Toro Rd, Lake Forest, CA 92630-4755
949-472-4547
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Ranked #57 of 174 Restaurants in Lake Forest
Price range: $0 - $20
Hours:
Sun 11:30 am - 8:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 8:30 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Cuisines: Japanese
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  • English first
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English first
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

I love this place. James and Young are awesome. If you order all you can eat, you walk away stuffed. They have many types of sushi rolls and they're all great to eat.

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Mission Viejo, California
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128 reviews 128 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2014

Very clean, pleasant atmosphere, plentiful seating, and reasonable prices are all hallmarks of Minato Sushi in Lake Forest. The Sushi was good but unremarkable for me, a Sushi newbie.

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Laguna Beach, California
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22 reviews 22 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

I am not a big sushi fan but this restaurant has very good food at a fair price. I have been to this restaurant many times and the food and service are always good.

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Foothill Ranch, California, USA
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22 reviews 22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

I've become a great fan of Minato Sushi, I eat Sushi about once a week and I generally go to another restaurant not to far from this one, but one day I decided to try Minato and I have to tell you, the experience and authenticity of the food served was really good! The best deal is the All-You-Can-Eat meal... More 

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Aliso Viejo, California, USA
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88 reviews 88 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2013

So for an AYCE, the rolls and nigiri are 90% rice and 10% anything else. The creativity is limited and definitely catered to the beginner who knows no better. Left to me I would eat sushi every day, however if this was the only place, I would have to find another cuisine! Need I say more?

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Lake Forest, California
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132 reviews 132 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2012

For many people, the El Toro offramp in Lake Forest is little more than a stopping point for motorists traveling from L.A. to San Diego. For those of us who live in the area, however, there are quite a few excellent eateries hidden among the fast food and chain restaurants, and Minato Sushi is one of them. From 11a.m.-2:30p.m. seven... More 

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San Juan Capistrano, California
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35 reviews 35 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2012

Excellent food, creative specials, nice atmosphere, fair prices. I go often and bring clients I want to impress.

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Anaheim Hills, CA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2008

Minato's sushi, while a bit of a drive from north Orange County (It's off of El Toro Rd in Lake Forest), is well worth the drive. Whether you want to just sample the fresh Sashimi or try the amazing cooked rolls you cannot go wrong! Try the X-man roll, it is to die for!

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Additional Information about Minato Sushi

Address: 23505 El Toro Rd, Lake Forest, CA 92630-4755
Phone Number: 949-472-4547
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Lake Forest
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:30 am - 8:00 pm
Monday 11:30 am - 8:30 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 8:30 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 8:30 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 8:30 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 0 - 20
Cuisine: Japanese

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