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Afloat Sushi

87 E Colorado Blvd, Pasadena, CA 91105-1916
626-792-9779
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Ranked #245 of 591 Restaurants in Pasadena
Price range: $21 - $30
Hours:
Sun 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Cuisines: Sushi, Japanese
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Dining options: Late Night
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  • English first
  • French first
  • Japanese first
  • Any
English first
Chicago, Illinois
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

This is one of my favorite sushi restaraunts in Pasadena. The individual plates float in front of you but the chefs are very quick to make quite generous and delicious platters according to order. I enjoy the healthy spicy salmon salad and the yellow tale tuna.

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London, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014

Went here after an already heavy evening. The service was excellent and the sushi some of the best that I have ever eaten. The chef was especially superb and spent time showing us the finer points of sushi prep.

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Los Angeles, California
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2014

WE WERE DENIED SERVICE AND WALKED OUT WITHOUT EATING. We bought a $25 Groupon to A'Float Sushi. In January, 2014, my wife and I drove to Pasadena for dinner. Both the hostess and manager wouldn't accept the printed Groupon voucher unless we had a smart phone. What??? My wife and I don't own a smart phone. The manager was rude... More 

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Pasadena, CA
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87 reviews 87 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2014

Afloat Sushi is one of those Japanese places where the food goes around on a conveyer belt and you take what you want. We opted to sit at a table and ordered the deluxe combination dinner. It wasn't very deluxe. Four pieces of nearly tasteless sashimi, three pieces of spicy tuna roll (good, but not enough), a small order of... More 

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Pasadena, California
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49 reviews 49 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2014

Afloat Sushi is in Pasadena's Old Town which is fun to walk around, lots of shops, good for people watching at outdoor cafes etc. Public parking (free the first 90 mins) is less than 2 blocks away. The restaurant is store-front looking, a little bare, the tables for 2 are small, tables for 4 are perfect for 2 people ordering... More 

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Hope Mills, North Carolina
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22 reviews 22 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2013 via mobile

This was an interesting place, the sushi floated by on boats hooked together and you just pick what you want and pay by the plate or order from the sushi chef off the menu. They have different plate price options and different portion sizes which was great. We went on a Tuesday night and there was a steady flow of... More 

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Goleta, California
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26 reviews 26 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2013

I really enjoyed my short meal at Afloat Sushi. I dropped in with a friend for a quick meal. You pull items off of the boats that circle around the sushi bar as they strike your fancy. I love the model, because I'm happy as a customer (I know exactly what I'm getting), I don't have to wait for someone... More 

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Pine Mountain Club, California
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2013

This is a fun place to relax for lunch if you don't have much timeand watch the boats float in front of you at the bar. You know exactly what you're going to get and actually pick up your little sushi plates off the boats. The ingredients are fresh and handled with care.

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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30 reviews 30 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2013 via mobile

I love this place. The novelty of sitting at the bar with boats carrying your dishes to you is great, but what keeps me going back is the quality of food and the atmosphere. Intermingled with the tourists there for the float experience are regulars in for a quick bite, families out for a bog meal and a couple of... More 

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Pasadena, California
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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2012

It is nice to have your food "floating" in front of you but to be honest the sushi itself is not more than blahhhh...Americanized sushi. If you want real good more authentic sushi go to Japon Bistro or Naples. It is good if you want sushi RIGHT NOW and don't want to wait!

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Additional Information about Afloat Sushi

Address: 87 E Colorado Blvd, Pasadena, CA 91105-1916
Phone Number: 626-792-9779
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Pasadena
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Average Prices: USD 21 - 30
Cuisine: Sushi, Japanese

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