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Zooma Sushi

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Malibu
Japanese, Californian, Sushi
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29350 Pacific Coast Hwy, Malibu, CA 90265-3957
310-457-4131
Today
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
JUST THE BEST SUSHI EVER

Super fresh fish, great miso soup and very friendly service. Absolutely the best Salmon - try the ookomi maki!!!! I like Football Mondays Myself!

5 of 5 starsReviewed November 3, 2014
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Senior Contributor
49 reviews 49 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Super fresh fish, great miso soup and very friendly service. Absolutely the best Salmon - try the ookomi maki!!!! I like Football Mondays Myself!

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Clarksville, Tennessee
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

We sat on the patio during the sunset. I wish the place was located on the beach. But service was excellent and so was the food, and very reasonably priced for Malibu. I've only spent less than half a day in Malibu and this place is what I think of when I remember this trip! Try their cucumber salad with... More 

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Amsterdam
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20 reviews 20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2014

Tasteless sushi, and we left feeling hungry. The decor was a bit like a cafeteria, not very comfortable. Very disappointed.

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Camarillo, California
Top Contributor
148 reviews 148 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2012

Although Nobu will think otherwise, Zooma Sushi has a more personal touch. Nobu has great sushi but leave your wallet at the door. Here, it is as good without the cost. Sushi master Toshi and staff will make it great. The special rolls, like spicy tuna, will have you wanting more Japanese Beer!

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Florence, South Carolina
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2012

Best I've ever had anywhere in US; very fast, fresh and delicious. EXCELLENT service and reasonable price for overall experience. Zooma would be the first place I ate if I returned to Malibu.

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Malibu, CA
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2012

Las Vegas roll....don't miss out on this one....the lobster hand roll....two of my favorite's...everything here is the freshest fish...excellent quality and the service is great...opens at 5 my only complaint...would like to eat at lunch time also.

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Worthington, Ohio
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43 reviews 43 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2011

Found this gem by accident while cruising down the PCH to LA. It's small round sign is hard to see from the road but it's in a cool multi-level little mall in a wooded area on the south side of the road. It's quite scenic but does not have an ocean view. The menu isn't terribly extensive but the quality... More 

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Tulsa, Oklahoma
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61 reviews 61 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2011

Small quaint restaurant tucked away in the trees. This is an easily missed sushi restaurant. I would never have found it had it not been for my partner. I'm sure this is the best sushi I've ever put into my mouth. I only wish I lived closer so I could visit more often. Check it out. You will not be... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2011

I have no idea what the reviewer on top is talking about, I've been coming to zooma sushi for years and its definately not "typical" sushi. No they don't add "huge" amounts of rice to the sushi, if you're ordering sushi (not sashimi, which comes with no rice) of course it comes with rice! The same goes with nobu, they... More 

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Atlanta, GA
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18 reviews 18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2010

I don't get it. When I compare this place to Nobu - Malbu, it's like apples to oranges. Zooma, is your typical "suburban sushi" that is served throughout the USA. A little fish, surrounded by a "huge" amount of sticky rice. Typical. It cost about 20% less than Nobu, but falls short by about 75%. Not a good deal in... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 29350 Pacific Coast Hwy, Malibu, CA 90265-3957
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Malibu>  > Malibu
  • Neighborhood: Malibu
  • Phone Number: 310-457-4131

Price and Cuisine

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

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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Malibu
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