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27741 Crown Valley Pkwy Ste 325, Mission Viejo, CA 92691-6535 (The 5 Fwy)
11:00 am - 1:30 am
Closed now
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Sun - Wed 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Thu - Sat 11:00 am - 1:30 am
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Aliso Viejo
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21 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We took my daughter & her boyfriend to dinner for my daughter's birthday. We made a reservation for four for the tapanyaki cooking table. The table crammed so many people we were wedged in between two othe parties and could barely move. The cook was fun & entertains, hi ever, for the prices he could have done a little more.... More 

Thank family5funtwins
Irvine, California
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38 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I love the sushi! It was all great! That is the place is for. The Teppan grilled food is not so though. It was a little oily for me. The place is loud! We sat at the table booth and it was hard to make conversation. If you are into that while eating, why not. Our server was even having... More 

Thank jlantano
Laguna, CA
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36 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We went on a Wednesday evening with reservations at 6:30pm. The place was already busy with a lot of energy - young people and families, but the restaurant was not filled to capacity yet. We waited 25 minutes for our server to come to our booth. At least someone bought us a couple glasses of iced water while we waited... More 

Thank likesc0mf0rt
Naples, Florida
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18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a very good & entertaining meal. The food was excellent and grilled at your table. The chef was very entertaining and talented. Our family had a very special "Birthday" celebration.

Thank cbhello
The O.C., California
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196 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 124 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As teppan restaurants are thinning out in South County, this is one of the few remaining. Teppan is the only reason to come here. The high octane, high decible vibe of this place is over the top. So loud that it takes center stage over the food. If you want good serious sushi, then go to a small neighborhood sushi... More 

Thank TravelAgentDave
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156 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The teppan part of the restaurant was really good. They have talented chefs and the food wasn't as overly salty as teppan tends to be. They also have a sushi bar and regular menu. The location is lacking in the long dying kaleidoscope but it is convenient to the movies.

Thank diannespain
Laguna Hills, California
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120 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

I just starting liking sushi when I moved to CA 4 yrs ago. This is one of the best in CA !! You must have the Megaebi and the Tornado. I sometimes order 2 Tornados because I love these so much!! Great job, the tropical ice tea is really good. The only downside is it does get busy and they... More 

Thank NH2CA
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36 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

A fun place to go for good food and service. We are going tonite for my wife's birthday. You can order any thing on the menu and you will enjoy it.

Thank Chris S
Orange, CA
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30 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2016

We have been coming to Riptide for many years. We have known the Executive Sushi Chef and another for 15 years. We always enjoy the sushi and the service from the sushi chefs. However. There is inherent management issue with the wait staff. The staff that bring you drinks, check, etc. Management needs to get the wait staff to do... More 

Thank jcborange
Irvine, California
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48 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2016

Had dinner here last night , after going to this restaurant many times in the last 5 years , this will be the last time . Food has really gone downhill. I have seen and heard many problems and issues this restaurant has been having , but did want to try them again. we have enjoyed many great sushi rolls... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$20 - $40
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Bar
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Television
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Bar scene, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 1:30 am
11:00 am - 1:30 am
11:00 am - 1:30 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 27741 Crown Valley Pkwy Ste 325, Mission Viejo, CA 92691-6535
    (The 5 Fwy)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Mission Viejo
  • Phone Number: 9492820182

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