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I Love Sushi

1001 Fairview Ave N, Seattle, WA 98109-4438 (Lake Union)
206-625-9604
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Ranked #267 of 3,434 restaurants in Seattle
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $30 - $30
Cuisines: Sushi, Japanese
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Good for: Doing business, Scenic view
Dining options: Lunch, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Dining
Neighborhood: Lake Union
Cross street: Yale Ave N
Transit: [Seattle Streetcar] The Seattle Streetcar begins outside the Arnold Building on Fairview Ave. N and runs south through South Lake Union before ending at the intersection of Westlake Ave. and 5th Ave. near Westlake shopping center. [Bus Routes] There are two main bus routes that serve our location, 66 and 70.
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English first
Winchester, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
94 reviews 94 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

A small group of us went here for sushi, sashimi & sake. The location was nice, rift on the water, watching the float planes taking off. The service was ok; very polite but disorganised. (We kept asking for ginger but it never arrived.) The food, though, was sublime. We had squid, then salmon & tuna steak sashimi, a golden tofu... More

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Birmingham
Senior Contributor
38 reviews 38 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

We ate here 8 years ago and this was one of the things that my husband and I were most looking forward to on this trip. We were both highly disappointed. Don't get me wrong the service was great. Summer our waitress was very knowledgeable and very sweet. However the food seriously stunk! When she saw that one of the... More

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Seattle, Washington
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16 reviews 16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

Got takeout and 10mins later I'm sitting on a picnic blanket at GasWorks Park on the water eating terrific sushi with a Million $ view! Outstanding & fresh nigiri (tuna, salmon, yellowtail, eel, etc.) and excellent rolls (spider, rosanna, rainbow, seared salmon, etc.) HINT - ask for a side of wasabi aoli! My wife is gluten free & you can... More

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Spokane, WA
Senior Contributor
44 reviews 44 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

This was possibly the best sushi I've ever had. Everything was exceptionally fresh and beautifully prepared. The service was also very professional and extremely quick.

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Austin, Texas, United States
Senior Contributor
31 reviews 31 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

Just great fresh sushi! Everyone in my party found the sushi amazing! The Magma roll was a highlight and reorder, although the crunchy roll was a winner as well. Execution even on the everyday California rolls was above par. Service was a little slow, but hey, it was a Saturday night and they were busy. A little more attention and... More

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Boston, Massachusetts
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2014

Great sushi stuck away from the hubbub. Very fresh and delicious. A bit of a wait for takeout but good value for Seattle prices.

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Tacoma, Washington
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210 reviews 210 reviews
120 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014 via mobile

This is my husband's favorite place for sushi! The service is always outstanding and the food very fresh! We usually sit at the sushi bar where we get our fill of sushi! This restaurant is located on Lake Union with a great view of the Space Needle!

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A Small Island in the Northwest.
Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2013

For many years, my spouse and I have travelled to Seattle every Christmas,for 4 glorious days in the city. Since our families are two states away, this has become an annual ritual for us, and one that we look forward to every year. One of the dilemmas of Christmas in the City, or almost anywhere, is trying to find a... More

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Under the Northern Lights, Alaska
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2013

After reading all the local reviews, thought this should be THE place for sushi in South Lake Union. Admittedly, I only had sushi take-out from here and did not get the whole dining experience. With that being said, the sushi was a little on the high-end, though not obscenely so, more in the range of a fine dining experience. Unfortunately,... More

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Yakima, Washington
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2013

Our favorite sushi restaurant in Seattle. It doesn't matter which of the locations you eat at, it is always good.

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