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The Venue Sushi Bar

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73111 El Paseo, Suite 103, Palm Desert, CA 92260-4269
+1 760-346-1500
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Carson, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 1, 2017 via mobile

My husband and I were looking for a sushi restaurant and found this on yelp. We decided to try it and enjoyed all 4 of our rolls. We will be back again when we are visiting in this area again. Very tasty! And the wait staff was attentive. Atmosphere was very nice. Happy customers!

Thank Amy R
Redondo Beach, California
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173 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 30, 2016

I don't like rolls with lots of sauces. I order nigiri, or sashimi. We ordered salmon, albacore and yellowtail. All nigiri. The yellowtail was a bit fishy, while the other two were very good. The rice was the issue. It was dry and too much. Rice is very important. So, we did not order anything more. We left hungry, but... More 

Thank yannis63
San Diego, CA
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33 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 29, 2016

We had a decent meal here one night. My wife liked her sushi roll but i had some issues with just the straight sushi I ordered. They were a bit drenched in lemon, not sure why, but not something I prefer. I also ordered a fusion Mediterranean roll, bad choice. Overall, just average stuff. Won't head back here any time... More 

Thank dclc-family
Palm Springs, California
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21 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 29, 2016 via mobile

What a surprise it was to go to The Venue Sushi bar for the first time on my husbands 60th Birthday celebration! Our daughters set it up (and paid $$$ for it too!). The atmosphere was delightful on a beautiful October night sitting outside with back pillows and a blanket throw if needed. Tucked away on The west end of... More 

Thank missdorothy
key biscayne, Fl
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110 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 24, 2016

After reading the reviews I decided to choose this restaurant for my only evening in the area. My husband and I are quite familiar with Japanese cuisine and especially sushi. We have eaten in the Tripadvisor's best rated Japanese restaurants in Miami, NYC, Las Vegas, etc. I also lived in Tokyo for a period of time so I think I... More 

1 Thank punnina65
Germantown, Maryland
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18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016

Great sushi selection for sushi lovers. Price is reasonable. The specialty rolls are very creative. Nice place to stop while walking in El Paseo.

1 Thank Steve U
Seville, Spain
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116 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 6, 2016 via mobile

We love the food, it's presentation, service and variety at Venue Sushi. The decor is clean and modern and very cozy. It is our go to sushi restaurant. Never disappointed.

1 Thank Lucierochon1
St. Bonifacius
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31 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 29, 2016 via mobile

Excellent sushi. This was unexpectedly small restaurant but comfortable and trendy. Chairs had decorative pillow snd blankets. A very nice outdoor area empty on a scorching week with no one choosing to dine versnda style if ANY alternative. Service was excellent. There were no entrees so expect pages of classic sushi and specialty sushi. We had a daily special which... More 

1 Thank Sherri S
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3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 13, 2016 via mobile

We were treated to a fine 5th Anniversary feast by very attentive & knowledgeable waiter Sergio! The quality, presentation & timing of our food was amazing! We will be back!! Josephine & Paul

1 Thank Josephine V
Little Rock, AR
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287 reviews
178 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 132 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 10, 2016

I can't tell you how fabulous this place was. The restaurant is on the smaller side, but the decor and vibe were wonderful. Our server was very, very nice, although she seemed a little "new", and so just a little slower than usual. But nothing too bad, or that we couldn't live with. I don't think that they have a... More 

1 Thank Tracy-BO1

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions, Business meetings
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 73111 El Paseo, Suite 103, Palm Desert, CA 92260-4269
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  California Desert  >  Palm Desert
  • Phone Number: +1 760-346-1500

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