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Ocean Sushi Deli

#25 of 205 Restaurants in Hilo
Certificate of Excellence
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Ocean Sushi Deli
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250 Keawe St, Ste C, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720-2853
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250 Keawe St, Ste C, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720-2853
808-961-6625
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
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BEST SUSHI
5 of 5 starsReviewed November 18, 2014
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fatyth
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California

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... read more

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Visitor rating
  • 52
    Excellent
  • 38
    Very good
  • 13
    Average
  • 10
    Poor
  • 6
    Terrible
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  • Dinner
  • Reservations
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California
Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014 NEW

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
141 reviews 141 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 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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68 reviews 68 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 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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91 reviews 91 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 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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49 reviews 49 reviews
17 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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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 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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50 reviews 50 reviews
37 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
5 helpful votes 5 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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7 reviews 7 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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Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

After reading the reviews about Takenoto we tried it again WITH reservations since we have a home on the Big Island. For an 11:30 reservation on a weekday we showed up and were not seated until 12:10. The sushi was average and we actually sent one back because of odor. Usual unfriendly service. Back to Ocean sushi later in day... 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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