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Ocean Sushi Deli

250 Keawe St, Ste C, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720-2853
808-961-6625
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Ranked #29 of 212 Restaurants in Hilo
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $10 - $15
Cuisines: Sushi
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
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Anchorage
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

First of all, no sake. Sushi without sake? No. When I realized this, I should have turned around and found somewhere else, but figured that'd be rude so had a few things. Mistake. The 15 piece sashimi plate was made with the most laughably sized pieces of fish. I'd ordered four pieces of saba additionally on the sashimi plate and... More 

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California
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27 reviews 27 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

What an incredible find. Read about this sushi spot in Hawaii Revealed guidebook. So, while waiting for volcano helicopter tour from Hilo, stopped in for lunch. Wow! The sushi was absolutely delicious and the prices were extremely reasonable. Considering that I am from Southern California where there is a sushi joint just about on every corner, I will tell you... More 

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Top Contributor
154 reviews 154 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

A corner stone Hasn't changed prices in a decade About to move back across the street again Told prices will go up & that is past due Tried every thing on the menu & it's all great The big island & volcano roll are my faves Asparagus & eggplant tempura are crazy good plus very big portions Fav time lunch... More 

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ca
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67 reviews 67 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

Fresh sushi and sashimi, nice tempura. Excellent price! The two of us stuffed ourselves for less that $35. Our service was GREAT! Matt was super, and the young lady who kept our water glasses filled was spectacular. Just be nice and they will be nice to you! Atmosphere - don't expect fancy. Just enjoy the good food and relax! You... More 

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Allen, Texas
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103 reviews 103 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

Found them based on the travel book recommendation on the way back from the Volcano National Park and was really disappointed, especially two days after feasting at Monstera. Cheap? Yes. Service fast and efficient? Very. Plentiful and generous portions? Yes. Tasty? Not so much. The fish is fresh, but the rice is just a boiled rice, not a real sushi... More 

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Hilo, Hawaii
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52 reviews 52 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

My husband and I love stopping in at Ocean Sushi whenever we are feeling a little lazy about cooking at home. We definitely have settled into favorites (spicy tempura roll, katsu curry) but enjoy trying new things too. Don't let the somewhat dingy tables and setting fool you (although, I think they are moving...Yeah!!), its definitely worth the stop.

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Seattle
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

Best sushi on the Big Island for the best price. A true local hangout. Where else can you eat your fill of the best rolls and Nigiri for under $30 for 2 hungry sushi fanatics? If there is a line it is worth the wait (which is never long)

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Inwood, West Virginia
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54 reviews 54 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

We drove by several times before we could spot the sign. We're glad we did. The sushi was ono (delicious), service was very good, and the food came quick. Fresh fish and a lot of choices. We will definitely be back!

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Portland, Oregon
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

The sushi places I frequent are on what economists call "the efficient frontier" -- you can spend more and get better sushi, but you can't find cheaper sushi that is of this quality, or better quality sushi without paying more. In other words, this is a bargain! Will it be the best sushi you've ever eaten? No, but it will... More 

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London
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

Went here as the guide book recommended it for cheap delicious sushi but did warn about the lack of atmosphere. It was exactly as promised. We had some great rolls that were obviously unique to the place. Wish we could have tried more! The sashimi was fresh and the tempura batter was light and delicious! The service was quick but... More 

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Additional Information about Ocean Sushi Deli

Address: 250 Keawe St, Ste C, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720-2853
Phone Number: 808-961-6625
Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Island of Hawaii  >  Hilo
Average Prices: USD 10 - 15
Cuisine: Sushi

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