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Wasa Sushi

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13124 Jamboree Rd, Irvine, CA 92602-2306
+1 714-665-3338
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Fri 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Sat 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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116 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed November 2, 2016

My daughter wanted to have some sushi so we just picked this place that was in the area to get quick sushi fix. It was Tuesday night so very quiet. We were able to sat at the counter right away. The chef in front of us had no personality, compared to the guy (kinda big Japanese guy) who was talkative... More 

Thank Da Y
Los Angeles, California
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502 reviews
227 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 274 helpful votes
Reviewed October 14, 2016

The ambiance here is rather average, but there is a nice terrace dining area from which you can watch the visitors to The Spectrum coming and going and otherwise wandering around. The service is routine, nothing especially unusual or noteworthy....competent but not great. The best reason for coming here is the menu, if you like sushi, this, in our opinion,... More 

Thank og84
Albuquerque, New Mexico
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224 reviews
148 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed July 13, 2016

This is my favorite Sushi place. I love going here! The sushi bar is fun and the chefs are very experienced.

Thank MrBigWave
Santa Ana, California
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42 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed April 14, 2016

Although we have been to many fine Japanese restaurants in Orange County, we decided to give this place a try. The staff was friendly and the service good. We started with a California roll which was okay. We then ordered yellowtail sushi. It was obviously not fresh. I was also surprised that the cut included a streak of red meat.... More 

Thank cerett
Cleveland, Ohio, United States
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138 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed February 13, 2016

The Sushi is delicious - the hand rolls, miso soup, salad, the special sauces or treasures, spicy tuna, hamachi, etc. The service is very good, friendly and attentive. Great for Lunch and Dinner. Love this place! We have been going there for 13 years and is always consistent with their food and service quality.

Thank Janet S
Monterey, California
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182 reviews
165 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed January 23, 2016 via mobile

The sushi was delicious. A special roll with fried potatoes on the outside (Tornado) was a special treat. Really enjoyed the potatoes around that roll. The Catalina with soy paper wrap and seared albacore on top was refreshing - tasty! Parking was pretty easy to find for a Friday night. Not a lot of seating inside but we were fortunate... More 

Thank Peanut4Life
Dubuque, Iowa
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131 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed May 31, 2015

We went back on a Sunday for happy hour. There are some drink and sushi specials before 6:30. We ordered some from the Happy Hour list and added more. It was great.

Thank Linda Y
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38 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed April 11, 2015 via mobile

Ate here with my date last night, and the sushi was great. We really wanted to go to Javier's and get a killer margarita, but there was an hour plus wait, so we settled for Wasa. The ONLY disappointment was that they only have beer, wine and saki. No mixed or well drinks. The prices are somewhat reasonable for OC... More 

Thank MrDRose
San Diego, California
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114 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed January 21, 2015 via mobile

I came in during happy hour, so beers and regular rolls were great prices. Freshness was there and the 4 piece bluefin sashimi was very reasonably priced. The bluefin melted in my mouth fresh. I'll definitely come back here every time

Thank Jake B
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70 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed December 17, 2014

I can't believe I've never written a review of this amazing sushi experience that I experience at least once a month, usually more. In all my travels across the globe, including Tokyo, I've never come upon a sushi place that I can say is better than Wasa. Not only is the sushi and entrees always excellent, but the service team... More 

Thank Comeonno

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$15 - $20
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff
Good for
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 13124 Jamboree Rd, Irvine, CA 92602-2306
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Irvine
  • Phone Number: +1 714-665-3338

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