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3 Paradise Plaza Sarasota, Sarasota, FL 34239
(941) 954-5726
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Sunday
Closed
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Hours:
Mon - Thu 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Reservations
Good for:
Outdoor seating
Reservations

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Visitor rating
  • 28
    Excellent
  • 14
    Very good
  • 5
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Great sushi for Sarasota!

My husband and I were thrilled to find this hidden gem ! Very clean, friendly and unpretentious. The only downfall are the hours - it's unfortunate they aren't open on Sunday's. We will return!

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 4, 2015
fairandeasy
Good for:
  • Outdoor seating
  • Reservations
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50 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

My husband and I were thrilled to find this hidden gem ! Very clean, friendly and unpretentious. The only downfall are the hours - it's unfortunate they aren't open on Sunday's. We will return!

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Sarasota, Florida
Top Contributor
61 reviews 61 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

This was our first visit to J-Pan. We have always enjoyed trying new sushi bars and have visited many in large, metropolitan areas. We are not Japanese food or sushi experts so really cannot comment on the authenticity of the food served here. (Have never visited Japan!) However, I can comment on how I personally felt about the food I... More 

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Sarasota, Florida
Top Contributor
89 reviews 89 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

had a nice dinner date here and enjoyed everything I tried..the neet flower on fire dish the table next to me had for someones birthday was really cool to watch..friendly staff and fresh food

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Ottawa, Canada
Senior Contributor
31 reviews 31 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

We called and made a reservation for three adults, got to the restaurant on time - were led to a tiny square two people table by the wall. Pollitely asked to be seated at a larger table, and were told that it's not possible even though there was a bunch of tables available. I understand that squeezing as many people... More 

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Senior Contributor
49 reviews 49 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

Is this a lovely place with excellent quality on their dishes very well presented. also very nice service from all their hostesses. It is highly recommended for couples families and friends.

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Senior Contributor
49 reviews 49 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

Excellent quality and affordable prices. Nice background music. Lovely personnel working there. Highly recommended. Nice for couples, friends, families.

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Florida
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48 reviews 48 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

A lot of talking was done to get my husband to go out to dinner to JPan and it was worth it. Our daughter and husband is on a trip to Japan so I decided it would be great to share pictures of her Dad eating Japanese food. We both were wonderfully surprised at how good everything we had for... More 

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South Florida, Florida
Top Contributor
311 reviews 311 reviews
237 restaurant reviews
403 helpful votes 403 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

This place is bright and spacious and has a great New York upscale vibe - music and all. The service is often slow, but will give them a little slack on that since the place is busy and almost all orders are custom-prepared.

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1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

Had a very nice experience at j-pan as a sashimi lover, medium-large proportions are amazing and very affordable! Jin the server was great! When in the area I would most Def come back! I just wish I could post a picture to show you the meal !!!!

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Sarasota, Florida
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

I've been a regular customer at jpan for years. I was shocked today to find out the restaurant added 18% gratuities for our LUNCH for 6 people. Actually, party of 5 since my niece did not order food. First of all, the owner was nice enough to come over and say hello. He never mentioned anything about automatically adding the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 3 Paradise Plaza Sarasota, Sarasota, FL 34239
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Sarasota
  • Phone Number: (941) 954-5726

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 8 - 15
  • Cuisine: Sushi, Japanese

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Outdoor seating
Open Hours
Monday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Questions & Answers

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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?