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Sushi on the Rock

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1025 Prospect St, Suite 250, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037-4100
858.459.3208
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11:30 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
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Fallbrook, California
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131 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2016 via mobile

Eilona, our server and guide last night helped us navigate their gastronomic offerings and she worked hard to keep our tiny table covered with epicurean offerings the likes of which I hadn't expected to be found in a little village off the beaten path. We tried a little of everything and weren't disappointed. Eilona was pleasant though harried as we... More 

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West Valley City
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2016 via mobile

Went during happy hour. Had an outside table which was nice. The California Roll (added cream cheese) and Pot Stickers were good. There was a misunderstanding with my order, but it was fixed immediately. The waiter seemed a little flustered and accidentally gave us a check from another table. We did have a large group.

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Thank Jaime W
Alamogordo, New Mexico
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016

Great sushi and good service. Loved sitting on the patio. Absolutely loved that it was on the second level so we could see some views of Prospect Street. There is an elevator within feet of the entrance to the restaurant, which made it easy for wheelchairs.

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Thank Jennydarlin00
Henderson, Nevada
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55 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2016 via mobile

I agree not authentic jap but still tasty and our server Cassandra rocks! The prices very reasonable (cheaper than LV). Noisy and vibrant with outside seating over looking street. Definitely recommend it.

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Thank Bajantravel
Melbourne, Australia
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79 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2016

This is not quite an authentic Japanese dining experience but it was not bad. The staff were very attentive and friendly and the atmosphere in the restaurant is good. We had some sushi rolls and sashimi - I would say this is more of a Japanese fusion dining experience. They have healthy options too and cooked options like stir fries... More 

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Thank dezz24
Fresno, California
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142 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2016

This was walking distance from our hotel. It was pretty crowded and we still had to wait to be seated despite being a late time on a Saturday night. The food is good. Service was a little slow. Somewhat dark, had to use cell phone flashlight to view the menu. Good value considering where it is but been to better... More 

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Kapolei, Hawaii
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2016

The Happy Hour is definitely worth checking out. You can't beat the prices - crispy salmon skin, maguro, cali roll, etc. along w/drinks at such reasonable prices - $2.50 and up for many items. Great sushi and waiters and sushi chef are great too. You'll be full and satisfied when you leave and you don't have to break the bank.

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Thank korigibson96
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2016 via mobile

Went in for lunch on a Monday hoping to get some decent sushi. Place was 1/3 full and evidently that was too full for the staff to handle. After seating ourselves, nobody came to say hello or even take a water order for 15 minutes....which is when we left. Worst service ever.

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Thank Pat P
Rifle, Colorado
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53 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2016

Ate here first because it was close to our hotel, and we love sushi. Went back again because it was very good, nice atmosphere, friendly staff, and reasonably priced. Food was great, and very reasonable for the area! The Pacific oyster special was fantastic!

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Thank Michelle D
New York, United States
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 29, 2016

We ate there twice this week at the sushi bar. The fish is as fresh as can be, the sushi chef highly innovative and experienced and the staff is wonderfully friendly.

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Thank Ruth L

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$35
Cuisine
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1025 Prospect St, Suite 250, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037-4100
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego  >  La Jolla
  • Phone Number: 858.459.3208

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