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Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner
CUISINES
Japanese, Seafood, Sushi, Asian
FEATURES
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Table Service
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Reviewed April 7, 2020

While again looking to support our local spots that are making the effort to serve through the current situation we placed a Saturday evening carryout of three rolls, spicy chicken & rice and some Nigiri. Ordering over the phone was very simple, pick up at...the car was effortless and the dinner was amazing. The fish is of the highest quality and well seasoned, the rice perfectly done and the chicken had a wonderful spice to it. The quality of ingrediants for the price they are asking cannot be matched in our area at all. Well done to the team!More

Date of visit: April 2020
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Reviewed March 12, 2020

We loved the Ceviche Flight and Ginger Devils Roll. We had more than that but both of those were outstanding. We ate outside, which I am not sure we would do again-the atmosphere seemed much better inside. Definitely make a reservation!

Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed January 7, 2020

This is not your average sushi restaurant. The chefs are so creative and have fish I’ve never tried before. I’ve never been disappointed and I usually order chefs choice and enjoy an hour of there creations. Best sushi bar I’ve been to in San Diego.

Date of visit: December 2019
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Reviewed August 24, 2019 via mobile

I get sick of being offered an avocado roll and a cucumber roll as the sole vegan options for sushi. Here, the chefs choice vegan roll was off the charts delicious, and the teriyaki tofu nigiri was filling and delicious. My husband had the rodents...choice (aka omakase) and everything he ate made him happy. A delicious dinner, well worth the 70 mile round trip drive.More

Date of visit: August 2019
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Reviewed August 21, 2019 via mobile

We ate a mixture of vegan and non-vegan dishes (all dairy free) and they were all delicious. My favourite was “Chronic”, although the vegan ‘crab’ was good, really does have the taste and texture of Crab. Will definitely return when we are in the area...next. Picture is the mango madness, I was too excited to try the other dishes I forgot to take a pictureMore

Date of visit: August 2019
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Reviewed August 7, 2019

Every chance I get I will go to the Wrench and Rodent because they are the BEST. They have the freshest fish with the most delicious and creative plates. They are also very involved in their communities and they are consistently working towards becoming fully...sustainable. They buy, source and support locally and I respect their mission and what they stand for 100% Not to mention the ambience is so fun. Its not your average high quality sushi resto which adds to my love for them. They have stayed true to their roots and are very forward thinking in all aspects. I would go here every day if I could.... Mmmm its so fresh and delicious. I want to go now! Enjoy!More

Date of visit: May 2019
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Reviewed August 6, 2019 via mobile

Great variety of creative sushi dishes and creations. Fish was very fresh. Varieties we had not tasted before. Server was not well informed but service good. Ask the chef to recommend

Date of visit: July 2019
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Reviewed April 28, 2019 via mobile

Food was excellent. Servers and staff were all pleasant but they were very busy. So the timing of the customer seating was not handled well and delivery of the food was sporadic. The chef was kind enough to send out a free treat for us...to try. Nice touch!!! But They still lose a star for service.More

Date of visit: April 2019
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Reviewed March 19, 2019

Glad we came in for early dinner as the place is small and was packed before we finished. Delicious sushi. Weakest part of the choices we made was the ceviche. After having been to the co-joined Whet Noodle, figured we would try this side of...the house. Glad we did. Could have kept rolling with the rolls. Will be back again--and will be really hungry next time.More

Date of visit: March 2019
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Reviewed March 10, 2019

Stopped in without a reservation and were seated at the sushi bar in just a few short minutes. Got to interact with the Chef over the course of the meal which was a treat, very talented. Chose the Omakase menu and when comparing value with...quality we were blown away. One of the better meals in recent memory.More

Date of visit: February 2019
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