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Sushi Bar Blue Fin

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257 N El Camino Real, Ste D, Encinitas, CA 92024-5365
+1 760-479-1555
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good35%
  • Average10%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible10%
Feb 14, 2017
“Basic, but good”
Aug 31, 2016
“Japanese owned sushi place”
All hours
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Seafood
$$ - $$$
257 N El Camino Real, Ste D, Encinitas, CA 92024-5365
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Reviewed April 3, 2017

They do a great job here and they really know their Sushi and Sashimi. We had a table for a party of seven and would have to note that service was a little bit erratic. Our server was very pleasant but occasionally disappeared just when...More

Thank 0591TimS
Reviewed February 14, 2017

We were here with the kids so we ordered a Love Boat that had a little of everything. Chicken, sushi, tempura, etc. It was pretty basic, but worked well for the kids. In turn, the parents were happy. We did some some more creative rolls,...More

Thank Itsabigworld321
Reviewed December 22, 2016

I had previously been to Blue Fin and remembered it as decent. I made the mistake of recommending the restaurant for dinner this evening with some friends. The fact that it was fairly crowded and they were seemingly understaffed set my expectations on the service...More

Thank Melissa M
Reviewed October 31, 2016

Very authentic (which usually means the roll selections are limited), however, the fish was extremely fresh and the flavors unique. The service was great and the ambiance standard - nothing special. Would suggest the blue fin roll, happy roll and some killer nigiri - Toro...More

Thank Bruce R
Reviewed August 31, 2016 via mobile

An authentic Japanese sushi bar with the chef and everyone behind the bar speak Japanese. The server is also a Japanese lady. Other than traditional Japanese sushi and sashimi, udon, etc, the chef created some very interesting sushi rolls. Very tasty. We were offered some...More

Thank Qodesh
Reviewed July 19, 2016 via mobile

Oh Blue Fin...what happened??? A staple when we lived in Encinitas -- And after we moved we always made a pilgrimage here when visiting - ordering all my favorites no matter what the cost or wait was during our annual summer visit. So Sunday, I...More

1  Thank patti s
Reviewed February 17, 2016

The food is average, and the attitude of the sushi chef's is not very good. There is feeling of doing you a favor when your food is put up. We waited to be seated and felt rushed and not at all welcome. We will not...More

Thank Mal H
Reviewed August 22, 2015 via mobile

Blue Fin has very good sushi and excellent service. The very best time to go is during their happy hour from five to six, Monday thru Thursday when many drinks and sushi are half price. Makes a huge difference when a crunchy cut roll is...More

Thank elfinforesttony
Reviewed July 20, 2015

For the expert Sushi/Sahimi lovers Blue Fin is a little piece of heaven tucked in a strip mall in Encintas right off El Camino Real. Every bite is delicious and savory. The atmosphere is that of a small family owned Sushi bar which I love...More

Thank CaliforniaFoodieGirl
Reviewed July 15, 2015

We used to be regulars here. The sushi is good quality and delicious. The have some unique rolls. Not much in terms of noodles offered so if that's what you are looking for, keep looking. We stopped going because they are VERY EXPENSIVE, and the...More

Thank Jeanne P
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 257 N El Camino Real, Ste D, Encinitas, CA 92024-5365
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Encinitas
  • Phone Number: +1 760-479-1555
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