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Coast Sushi

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Wicker Park / Bucktown
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2045 N Damen Ave, Chicago, IL 60647
(773) 235-5775
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Today
4:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Sun 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Mon 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tue - Fri 4:00 pm - 12:00 am
Sat 11:30 am - 4:00 pm
Dining options: Reservations, Takeout, Delivery, Late Night
Good for:
Families with children
Romance

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Visitor rating
  • 36
    Excellent
  • 13
    Very good
  • 8
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Great sushi and it's a BYOB!

We have loved Coast Sushi for many years. It never disappoints. The sushi is always made from the freshest, most delicious fish! Their creativity in creating specialty rolls is admirable. One of our favorites is the Dragon Roll. I have never had any fish there that I did not love. And, being able... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed January 27, 2015
Jill R R
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Chicago, Illinois
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Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Romance
  • Reservations
  • Takeout
  • Delivery
  • Late Night
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62 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Chicago, Illinois
Senior Contributor
45 reviews 45 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

We have loved Coast Sushi for many years. It never disappoints. The sushi is always made from the freshest, most delicious fish! Their creativity in creating specialty rolls is admirable. One of our favorites is the Dragon Roll. I have never had any fish there that I did not love. And, being able to bring our own wine or beer... More 

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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014

Very noisy. 30-35 age crowd. Waited 20 minutes to be seated. Waited long time for order to be taken. Waited long time for food to arrive. Sushi good. Teriyaki salmon good. Tamarind duck good but entrees smothered in overly-sweet sauce. Waited long time to order dessert. Place had cleared out but still inattentive service. Sherbet servings were big but far... More 

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State College, Pennsylvania
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

A lively, busy place with a playful, but upscale ambience, the food here was flavorful, tastefully unique, and delightful. We had a 7pm reservation and got right in. Service was prompt, the menu was diverse and satisfying. We ordered a lot for a great price: 3 appetizers, 2 soups, 4 entrees all = about $85. Would love to go again... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
Top Contributor
65 reviews 65 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

I have been a regular here for 10 years. I've tried many other sushi restaurants in the city but I always come back to Coast. The fish is consistently and I mean CONSISTENTLY fresh and amazing. The jalepeno miso soup is a great touch in the winter. Make sure and order fesh wasabi as it definitely clears the sinuses. :)... More 

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Chicago
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108 reviews 108 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

This is always a fun place to come with a group of friends and drink a lot. You will like the food and have a good time. That said, this place is too expensive. The special maki rolls are large and impossible to eat (as well as expensive). A maki roll should not approach $20...keep it simple guys. Also, delivery... More 

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Jackson, Wyoming
Senior Contributor
43 reviews 43 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014 via mobile

A friend of my cousin made the reservation and I was so excited, as I love sushi. This place is great; BYOB, awesome atmosphere, and can see why this place is so busy all the time! Service was great. No complaints here. I hope to go back when I visit again.

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Chicago
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55 reviews 55 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014 via mobile

I used to love Coast Sushi and have been eating in and ordering delivery for years but it has become awful The b.y.o.b. policy attracts loud, large, groups of rowdy people. Between them, the wait staff who rush you through, and the fact that the food isn't as consistently as perfect as it always had been; I just can't see... More 

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Utila, Honduras
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197 reviews 197 reviews
134 restaurant reviews
309 helpful votes 309 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2014 via mobile

We have eaten here weekly since the first week it opened, it used to be small & empty, we used to worry it wouldn't make it. Now years later it has thrived, expanded in size & is the busiest sushi restaurant in the area. It had retained its quality and we remained customers, I even had a couple of my... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
Top Contributor
352 reviews 352 reviews
282 restaurant reviews
87 helpful votes 87 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2014

Coast Sushi has a great exterior appearance for the neighborhood and the interior is nicely done. It does always seem to be crowded, though, and we found that even with reservations we had to wait to be seated. There is no doubt that many in the neighborhood walk to Coast, as it is a trendy and yuppified area. Parking is... More 

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Bloomington-Normal, Illinois
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67 reviews 67 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

You can always get good sushi and good service here. Due to it's popularity, I always feel a little bit rushed to get the table turned, but maybe I'm just getting old...

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2045 N Damen Ave, Chicago, IL 60647
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago>  > Wicker Park / Bucktown
  • Neighborhood: Wicker Park / Bucktown
  • Phone Number: (773) 235-5775

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 30
  • Cuisine: Sushi, Japanese

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Romance
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Monday
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
4:00 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday
4:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday
4:00 pm - 12:00 am
Friday
4:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday
11:30 am - 4:00 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?