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Ocean Star

3608 E Bay Dr, Holmes Beach, Anna Maria Island, FL 34217-2038
941-778-1236
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Ranked #15 of 34 restaurants in Holmes Beach
Cuisines: Japanese
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
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English first
Bradenton, Florida
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14 reviews 14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 NEW

We've eaten here for many years and come back regularly. The sushi is fresh and well done, the tempura is crisp and the cold sake is delightful. The servers are also friendly and attentive. The sashimi dinner I had last night was also quite artistic.

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Bradenton, Florida
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15 reviews 15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

Ocean Star's sushi is better than some I've had in the top rated restaurants across the USA. The owner and sushi staff is A++ and always makes sure everything is perfect. A must try!

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

We ate here twice - wonderful sushi and shashimi quick service and friendly staff. We will make this a must eat place when we return to Anna Maria Island!

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

I have been a loyal customer of Ocean Star for 10 years and they have never let me down in the slightest. The food is fresh, delicious and innovative. The staff is all smiles. Fabulous!

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provincetown
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49 reviews 49 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

The only reason I can't give 5 stars is because the service is typically slow. But that is the only bad spot, the food is wonderful. The servers are friendly and welcoming.

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Holmes Beach, Florida
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

As a local, we love Ocean Star, the food here is consistently yummy! Great sushi and amazing eel sauce and salads. The tempura and edamame are delicious too. Service is not the fastest and refills are not free on your drinks, but it is hands down the best sushi around.

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Fairport, New York
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56 reviews 56 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014

Ocean Star is handicapped accessible with parking immediately in front of the door. No steps. Booths easily accommodate four large people, more average size. Ocean Star Sushi and Japanese Restaurant's menu is extensive. While some have labelled this a "Sushi restaurant," the menu belies that label as it has page after page of Japanese specialities other than sushi. Our party... More

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Toronto, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014 via mobile

I read some of the reviews and frankly why would you go to a Sushi restaurant to order a SALAD ? If you want to eat very good Sushi this is the place and if you stick to their specialty Sushi menu you will be very very satisfied . I met their local fisherman who supplies a great deal of... More

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new york, ny
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154 reviews 154 reviews
118 restaurant reviews
87 helpful votes 87 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2014 via mobile

We were pleasantly surprised The sushi was very fresh and the service good despite a tacky strip mall location. We would return!

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16 reviews 16 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2014

We visit this every Christmas when on the island, and food is always delicious. The beef wrapped around spring onions is a great starter, and we had a sushi special that was yummy. I always have the crisy chicken with caviar sauce, rice and salad - the salad is my favourite bit, it's so fresh and delicious.

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