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“Very small and busy!” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Sushi On Oracle

Sushi On Oracle
6449 N Oracle Rd, Tucson, AZ 85704-5675
520-297-3615
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Ranked #129 of 1,668 restaurants in Tucson
Cuisines: Sushi, Japanese
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
Tucson, Arizona
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 5 cities Reviews in 5 cities
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
“Very small and busy!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2013 via mobile

I really love the food and service here. Fresh tasting fish, a medium sized menu but with decent variety. Everything I've had there was delicious and good quality. The waiters try very hard to be attentive when they're busy. I think there's only about two dozen tables and maybe 10-15 people can fit at the sushi bar. All the sushi chefs and staff are welcoming and friendly.

It's best to go during off peak hours, I've been there for a late lunch/early dinner and as we finished eating around 4:30 there were people lined up out the door- on a WEEKDAY. I would say going around 2 or 3 in the afternoon is the best time.

Even though the location is small, I don't feel cramped in there, it's more of an intimate atmosphere. With the small tables you are seated very close to whoever you're eating with. I like going there for date night with my husband.

  • Visited August 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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English first
Tucson
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“Small but good!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2013 via mobile

Tried this place for the first time and just beat the dinner rush! It is not a large space so you may have to wait for a table during peak times. Sushi rolls were very good and fresh. Also complimentary miso and edamame was a surprise. Overall a great experience and you should try if you enjoy Sushi.

  • Visited May 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Tucson, Arizona
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59 reviews 59 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 16 cities Reviews in 16 cities
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
“Best Little Sushi Joint on the Northside”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2013

Easy to miss this little spot with the not so creative name in the strip mall on the northwest corner of Oracle and Orange Grove. The reason to come here is the sushi is FRESH and delicious and the sushi chefs know their stuff. It is reasonably priced, unpretentious. Just darn good sushi.

Visited June 2013
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
“Excellent sushi!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2013 via mobile

I'm not from the area, so had to take advantage of the local cuisine as much as possible. Having eaten way too much Mexican food at this point, it was time for a change! Fortunately, I happened upon the reviews for this restaurant and I realized that I don't get good sushi very often, so I gave it a try. One word: amazing! Warm towel to get prepped and delicious miso soup while I made my selection. I ordered 2 rolls and they were delivered just as I finished the soup. The rice was fresh (back home it's often crusty from sitting out so long...yuck) and there was just the right amount. My California and Spicy Tuna rolls were terrific...but once finished, I realized I may not have this opportunity again. So, I ordered another roll, lol. This time, the baked California roll! Delicious, with a cream cheese (?) topping! It was like eating a sushi desert! This restaurant was terrific...I'm so jealous you all have this jewel!

  • Visited May 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Tucson, AZ
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24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
“Our first choice for sushi in Tucson”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2013

My family has eaten here many times. My wife adores the rainbow roll, and says it's the best in Tucson. I'm not a big sushi fan, but I do like the avocado roll, and have enjoyed the teriyaki chicken and beef. My younger son loves the tempura udon and can demolish an entire bowl in about 5 minutes. Although this is a small restaurant, the service is always friendly, and the sushi is the freshest we've found.

  • Visited March 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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