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Newport Beach

San Shi Go


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Japanese, Seafood, Sushi, Asian
Dinner, Drinks
Seating, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Table Service
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Reviewed December 17, 2019

Actually, I'm not from the area, but I can't imagine things being better than this place in a sushi resto. Service was impeccable, food and presentation was wonderful. Enough said. Go there and you will understand.

Date of visit: November 2019
Thank themblues
Reviewed September 11, 2019

Don't come expecting neighborhood food like ramen or tonkatsu. For a fine Japanese dining experience, this place hits all the right notes. The seasonal silken pumpkin tofu alone is worth a visit.

Date of visit: September 2019
Thank JoseinPanama
Reviewed September 3, 2019

Busy Sushi place with lots of cooked small dishes. Good food but it gets very busy on weekends so make a reservation. They also serve Ramune, the Japanese marble soda if your kiddos like those.

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank Sadie3232
Reviewed November 6, 2018 via mobile

Went with the omkase and it was an amazing experience. First time there and loved it. I can’t wait to go back!

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Ken M
Reviewed August 15, 2018 via mobile

Impeccable presentation, all the chefs and staff are Japanese and make it a very unique experience. Great customer service! The only reason I am giving them a 4 is because I like the fish sliced a bid ticker. The appetizers menu is amazing, every dish...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank calikanes2017
Reviewed June 15, 2018

The best Japanese food there. My favorite is home made pumpkin tofu. It is seasonal dish, so got for it and ask. You won't be disappointed, I promise.

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank Olga Z
Reviewed March 20, 2018

This is a true Japanese restaurant serving very fresh seafood dishes. Everything is well presented and has great taste. Very attentive service if you seat at the sushi bar. A very friendly atmosphere with helpful staff. For Japanese food lovers, it is a gem. Definitely...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank Stanislaw T
Reviewed January 28, 2018

There just are not that many places where you can get Striped Jack, Akamutsu--Black Throat Sea Perch, O-Toro, Sawara--Japanese Spanish Mackerel, Goldeneye and Buri (fresh yellowtail). In addition, we greatly enjoyed almost all of the dishes we shared--cucumber salad, fried calamari, Octopus Tempura, the rolls,...More

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank adalbert3
Reviewed January 15, 2018

Where to start. We live in Balboa and have been long-time patrons (since it opened) and typically enjoy the restaurant greatly. It is one of our favorite places to eat in Balboa. We had reservations for 6 for a birthday celebration on a Saturday night....More

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank Ed M
Reviewed July 30, 2017 via mobile

We ordered the omakase to get a good feel for the sushi chefs favs. We said we'd try everything and did, the Uni was delicious, fresh tofu with broth, wide variety of fish I'd never had sushi style and everything was fantastic. So tasty! If...More

Date of visit: July 2017
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