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Azuki Sushi Lounge

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2321 5th Ave, San Diego, CA 92101-1610 (Juniper)
619-238-4760
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11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Thu 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Fri - Sun 5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Dining options: Reservations
Good for:
Casual Dining
Doing business

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  • 38
    Excellent
  • 16
    Very good
  • 2
    Average
  • 0
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
This is a must!

If you love sushi, do not miss this place! I love rolls, and there were SO many incredible options outside of the normal ones that you see at every sushi restaurant. We ordered tons of things to share so that we could sample as many as possible. Get the garlic edamame. You will not be sorry.

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 22, 2015
Stacy M
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Spring Hill, Kansas
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Spring Hill, Kansas
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92 reviews 92 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015 NEW

If you love sushi, do not miss this place! I love rolls, and there were SO many incredible options outside of the normal ones that you see at every sushi restaurant. We ordered tons of things to share so that we could sample as many as possible. Get the garlic edamame. You will not be sorry.

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Seattle, Washington
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104 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

Fresh and inventive sushi with a nice ambiance and good wines. We tried the standard sushi which included 12 pieces of tuna, salmon, albacore, and yellow tail and it was great and plenty to eat since the portions are large. We also tried the ahi poki - tuna sashimi with Hawaiian sea salt and sesame oil and it was delightful.... More 

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New York City, New York
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33 reviews 33 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

We are fairly picky about our sushi and this restaurant did not disappoint. We sat at the sushi bar and were catered to by one of the sushi chefs. It is always fun when you can interact with a sushi chef. Our sashimi special of various kinds of salmon was interesting and delicious, all explained by the chef. Next we... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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105 reviews 105 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

This is definitely the best sushi I've had in years. Everything we tried was excellent. I love sushi and have had it in many different parts of US, Latin America and Europe and this is probably the best second only to Morimoto in Philly

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Nesconset, New York
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78 reviews 78 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

Azuki Sushi is a top flight sushi lounge and restaurant, serving the freshest fare. On a recent trip during San Diego Restaurant Week, we ordered from their special Restaurant Week menu, the happy hour menu and their dinner menu. The $40 three course restaurant week menu included their amazing miso soup with king crab and clams, which came with about... More 

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Berea, Ohio
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33 reviews 33 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

We went to Azuki to celebrate my husband's birthday while we were visiting San Diego. We have literally had sushi all over the world and we have NEVER HAD SUSHI THIS GOOD!!!!!! We started with an appetizer of tempura soft-shell crab- crispy and delicious! Our rolls were the "R U Kidding Me?" Roll and the King Crab Roll. Words can... More 

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Yreka, California, United States
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18 reviews 18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

I don't like salmon, but the love of risotto overpowered my dislike of the fish and I ordered the salmon risotto off of the lunch menu. The dish came with a mound of risotto topped with a small amount of sautéed onions and fresh sprouts. A creamy shiitake sauce was on top of and puddled around the plate. A rectangular... More 

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La Jolla, CA
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

This restaurant is off the charts from cool decor...right out of the water freshness...inovative dishes....and impeccable service!!!! Favorites are Crispy Rice with Spicy Tuna - Honeymon Oyster with uni, Ikura, quail egg, tobiko, and Ponzu - The Salmon Sampler - The Sunshine Roll with Black Tiger Prawns, Tempura Green Onion, topped with Salmon and Avocado - the Adventurous Sampler with... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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135 reviews 135 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
85 helpful votes 85 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

I love sushi rolls, so this review will be focused on the three types we tried at Azuki! r u kidding me? roll I saw this roll being served to others when I entered, and immediately knew I wanted it. Its not just a sushi roll - there's a mountain of fried leeks & onions piled up high. The presentation... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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121 reviews 121 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

I was craving good sushi and came to Azuki with two friends. The sushi was among the best I have had - fresh and very tasty. I had a mix of nigiri and rolls and everything was exceptional. I don't think you can go wrong here. One of the group ordered soba with shrimp tempura, which was also good. Sit... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2321 5th Ave, San Diego, CA 92101-1610
    (Juniper)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego
  • Phone Number: 619-238-4760

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20 - 30
  • Cuisine: Sushi

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Good for: Doing business
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm

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