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3 Paradise Plaza Sarasota, Sarasota, FL 34239
(941) 954-5726
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5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
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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

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Visitor rating
  • 30
    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
Best sushi in Sarasota.

This place is the best. The owner really knows what he's doing. Fresh fish, fresh ingredients Fast friendly service. When Friends ask me how is it here, The best way to describe it is you can't order anything bad off the menu. whatever you order is going to be fantastic!

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 5, 2015
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Good for:
  • Outdoor seating
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52 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

This place is the best. The owner really knows what he's doing. Fresh fish, fresh ingredients Fast friendly service. When Friends ask me how is it here, The best way to describe it is you can't order anything bad off the menu. whatever you order is going to be fantastic!

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

Excellent sushi, the same excellence as last year's vacation visit! We started with one of the best ginger salads we have ever had - just excellent. Then we each ordered a fresh, delicious roll.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015 via mobile

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
38 helpful votes 38 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
91 reviews 91 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 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
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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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62 reviews 62 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 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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Top Contributor
62 reviews 62 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 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
25 helpful votes 25 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
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331 reviews 331 reviews
253 restaurant reviews
418 helpful votes 418 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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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: Japanese, Sushi

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

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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?