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The Sushi Spot

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670 9th St, Arcata, CA 95521-6248
+1 707-822-1221
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Mon - Thu 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Fri 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Sat - Sun 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Arcata, California
1 review
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 17, 2016

we have been coming to Sushi Spot since the beginning when the first owner opened the restaurant. Since then she sold it to a young couple. At first the food was spotty, with not so fresh fish and not so great service. Now, I would say the food had vastly improved but the service is terrible. Perhaps they think that... More 

Thank radniel
Arcata. CA.
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78 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 30, 2016

I have usual gone thee with other who want good sushi. They do a great job with that. I usually have something else. They get fresh organic food and prepare it just right. I have enjoyed their chicken curry a few times. It comes with a small fresh fruit salad. I think they do everything well. The service was excellent.... More 

Thank Johnoftheredwoods
Krabi Town, Thailand
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16 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 19, 2016

Concise menu with everything plus new special menu at every visit. Happy hour for drink specials, and I like the atmosphere and location.

Thank Nate H
Columbia, South Carolina
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 28, 2016 via mobile

After a hike through the Sequoias, we found this little spot in Arcata. Our server was friendly and offered great suggestions for touring the area. The sushi was creatively conceived and perfectly made. We loved the one with Dijon mustard. Our meal here was perfect, and is a treasured memory of a magical trip to the PNW.

Thank jah187
Arcata, California
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36 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 29, 2016

We went once and were told it would be an hour wait for a table so we said well can we get take out, were told the wait would be at least a half hour but my son had just finished practice and we were very hungry and my family loves sushi so we decided to get take out and... More 

Thank BeckyKoreen
Eureka, California, United States
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159 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 19, 2016

First time at The Sushi Spot for me-several friends had recommended it so wasn't surprised how good it was. We were a party of four so got three orders of sushi...my favorite was the Spider roll but the Alaskan Thunder was also very good. We added miso soup, a bowl of white rice and a Sapporo beer. Everything was comparable... More 

Thank Angela3950
Sacramento, California
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 23, 2016

Not super fancy, but very trendy setting, very good, and a lot of food for the price. The crispy spicy roll was excellent.

Thank Michael M H
Eureka, California
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51 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 26, 2016 via mobile

I love Sushi Spot. Their chefs are talented and the decor and room are comfortable, especially now that they've expanded twice as wide. For sushi in Arcata this is the ONLY option, since the other sushi restaurant is out of the way and doesn't serve alcohol. Can't speak to the other's cuisine since no drinks is a dealbreaker and I... More 

Thank TommyEureka
Arcata, California
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162 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 13, 2016

Recently expanded but still packed. Best sushi spot I have been to anywhere; no pun intended. Many nooks to sit in, bar stools, or larger tables. Great for a quick bite or to languish over the delights.

Thank bonmom707
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21 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 19, 2015

An Awsome change in pace from the usual Arcata dining options. Sushi is prepared with some unique pairings that add new life to old favorites. The ambiance is great, the parking is typically Arcata tough....

Thank randomaxeoflove

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$10 - $15
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Business meetings, Families with children
Open Hours
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 670 9th St, Arcata, CA 95521-6248
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Humboldt County  >  Arcata
  • Phone Number: +1 707-822-1221

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