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California Rollin

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Californian, Sushi
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274 Goodman St N, Ste B117, Rochester, NY 14607-1171
585-271-8990
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tue - Thu 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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Visitor rating
  • 25
    Excellent
  • 37
    Very good
  • 15
    Average
  • 14
    Poor
  • 12
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
groupon not so much

while it has been over a year since we have dined at this establishment, (and we used to go alot) a friend gave us a groupon worth $30. after our bill (which was about $100) we went to cash out - and then we remembered why we haven't been there in sooo long. They do not like to honor the... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed January 5, 2015
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English first
New York
Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

My husband and I went here for our Valentine's day date, as it was a place we used to enjoy when we lived in Rochester a few years back. We went for an early dinner (a little past four) to avoid any rush. It wasn't busy, but nor was it dead, so the place was staffed. We got water right... More 

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Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

while it has been over a year since we have dined at this establishment, (and we used to go alot) a friend gave us a groupon worth $30. after our bill (which was about $100) we went to cash out - and then we remembered why we haven't been there in sooo long. They do not like to honor the... More 

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Senior Contributor
46 reviews 46 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

This used to be a favorite restaurant of our family, though it fell out of favor over the past year or so due to uninspired sushi and tanking quality of service. We visited with friends who returned to Rochester for a weekend and had good old memories of the place, hoping that giving another chance to this past favorite may... More 

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Rochester, New York
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28 reviews 28 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

This place prides itself on a unique fusion of classic sushi and new age ingrediants. I can accept a place trying to be different but thier ingrediants don't make sense. Bacon? Almond paste? Dijon mustard? This is just not for me. However, they do still have the classic roles. The first time I went, I ordered basic rolls that you... More 

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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

Let me be clear - I love this place and I eat there ALL the time (1 or more times per month) and I've been there during lunch and dinner. Dinner can get busy especially on Fridays and on All You Can Eat Sushi Night, they also don't take reservations, so if you have a large party or don't mind... More 

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Cambridge, Vermont
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24 reviews 24 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

There were 5 of us hungry business travelers that night and we all got the sushi. Not one of us could finish the amount of food we were brought. Excellent sushi, both the cooked and the raw; service was good but it took almost an hour for our food (granted we had a large order!) and while they don't take... More 

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Avon, New York
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

If you are looking for delicious and creative sushi, this is the place to come. If you are looking for a quick bite to eat and short waits, this is not. I personally think it's worth the wait and has the atmosphere to make up for it if you are hanging out with buddies or your significant other, but it... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

The rolls were poorly done. The fish wasn't fresh. We went as two adults and three kids. The kids' food came out an hour before the rolls did. It took ten minutes and two askings before the kids got utensils for their food. One of the grown ups was diabetic and her blood sugar was dropping while we waited. All... More 

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henrietta
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141 reviews 141 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

We have been here several times and never disappointed. This is our "go to" place for sushi. We went in for just a little afternoon treat and ordered the daily special rolls. The Diablo was the best we have probably ever had. We like to sit at the sushi bar and watch as they work there magic. Everything is, cut,... More 

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Rochester, New York
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24 reviews 24 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

I got ill after eating the sushi here. I was running my first 5K, and I did run it, but not before puking thanks to CA Rolling.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 274 Goodman St N, Ste B117, Rochester, NY 14607-1171
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Rochester
  • Phone Number: 585-271-8990

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 15
  • Cuisine: Californian, Sushi
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?