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Poway Sushi Lounge


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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2017 Winner


Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
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Lounge Stack
Seasoned edamame salad, shallot soy marinated tuna, sweet lump crabmeat, sambal chili oil
Fried Oysters
Seasoned panko oysters, lightly fried, spicy cream sauce
Asian Grilled Short Ribs
Marinate, grilled beef short ribs, balsamic pomegranate reduction
Shrimp $7.00
Vegetable $6.00
Mixed shrimp and vegetable $8.00
Tempura Appetizer
Golden brown tempura, traditional tempura dipping sauce
Pork $5.00
Vegetable $4.00
Pan-fried​ or steamed, citrus soy dipping sauce
Spicy Tuna Spring Rolls
Fresh spicy tuna, krab, avocado slices, wrapped and flash fried, sweet and spicy ginger ponzu
Three grilled chicken skewers, special yakitori sauce
Mini Blackened Ahi Tacos
Three crispy won ton shells, shredded cabbage, blackened tuna, salsa fresca, lemon wasabi cream
Oyster Shooter
Fresh oyster, green onion, masago, chili paste, sesame seeds, ponzu sauce
Seafood Dynamite
Scallop, krab and fish sautéed with mushrooms, baked with our dynamite sauce
Sashimi Q Wrap (No Rice)
Hamachi, salmon, krab, spicy tuna, avocado, wrapped in thin cucumber, ponzu
Spicy tuna, shrimp tempura, cucumber layered with sesame crusted seared albacore and avocado, whole grain mustard sauce on the side
Grilled shrimp, krab, asparagus, avocado, and cucumber layered with cajun seared albacore, roasted garlic, serrano chili, cilantro, ponzu sauce on the side
Fuzzy Navel
Spicy tuna, asparagus, sprouts, cucumber, layered with salmon, avocado, and thin slices of sweet onions, dried bonito flakes, ponzu sauce
Red Dragon
Spicy​ krab, cucumber, sprouts, layered with pepper crusted tuna, and avocado, green onions, sweet and spicy sauce
The Del Mar
Surf meets turf! Lobster salad, avocado, asparagus, sprouts, layered with seared prime beef, garlic ponzu, green onions
Lazy Chef
Tempura fried roll with eel, krab, avocado, cream cheese, salmon, spicy aioli and eel sauce
Mt. Fuji (No Rice)
The lounge's own volcano roll. Spicy tuna, avocado, krab, baked with spicy scallops and dynamite sauce
El Chappo
Spicy krab, cilantro, asparagus, cucumber, layered with halibut and avocado, 7 spice powder, green onion, ponzu
Shiso Crazy
Shrimp, lump crabmeat, cucumber, sprouts, layered with halibut, shiso leaf and avocado, drizzled with sesame chili oil and ponzu
Tsunami Tataki
Fresh​ island albacore seared with blackening spices, served in a warm garlic, serrano chili, cilantro, ponzu sauce
Citrus Chili Yellowtail
Japanese​ yellowtail sashimi, serrano chilies, cilantro yuzu soy sauce
Pepper Seared Ahi
Ahi coated with black pepper, seared and served with avocado and sweet onion, garlic ponzu sauce
Ahi Poke
Chef cuts of tuna, sweet onions, sesame seeds, chives, marinated in our special poke sauce, served over a seaweed salad
Ponzu Salmon
Thinly sliced salmon, salt and fresh ground black pepper, slivers of sweet onions and bonito shavings, house made ponzu sauce
Haji Tataki
Sesame crusted seared albacore, served in a warm, whole grain mustard ponzu sauce
Sirracha Tataki
Fresh albacore rubbed with chili paste and pan seared, topped with green onions, crispy fried leeks, and special yuzu vinaigrette
Green Monster
Cucumbers,​ avocado, sprouts, asparagus, enoki mushrooms, yamagobo, green soy wrap
Double Crunch
Asparagus tempura, avocado, cream cheese, cucumber, topped with scallions, tempura flakes and a sweet soy glaze
Lounge Lizard
Tempura yellow chilies, yamagobo, sprouts, cucumber, layered with avocado, sesame seeds, chopped cilantro salsa fresca on the side
Cut $5.00
Hand $3.50
California Roll
Krab, cucumber, avocado, sesame seeds
Cut $9.00
Hand $5.00
Lobster California Roll
Lobster​ salad, cucumber, avocado, sesame seeds
Cut $8.50
Hand $4.00
Spicy Tuna
Cucumber, sprouts, gobo
Cut $7.50
Hand $4.50
Spicy Yellowtail
Cucumbers,​ sprouts, gobo
Cut $7.50
Hand $4.50
Spicy Scallop Roll
Cucumbers, sprouts, gobo, masago, creamy spicy sauce
Cut $6.50
Hand $3.50
Salmon Skin Roll
Crispy salmon skin, vegetables, green onion, bonito flakes
Cut $8.50
Hand $5.00
Philly Roll
Smoked salmon, cream cheese, cucumber
Cut $8.00
Hand $4.50
Unagi Roll
Freshwater​ eel, cucumber, avocado, sweet eel sauce
Cut $9.50
Hand $5.00
Shrimp Tempura Roll
Shrimp​ tempura, krab, cucumbers, avocado, sprouts, spicy cream and eel sauce
Cut $12.00
Hand $7.00
Cajun Grilled Shrimp
Jumbo cajun grilled shrimp, tempura asparagus, lump crab, avocado, cucumbers, sprouts, special aioli
Chef's Mix Sashimi Plate
Ten pieces, chef's selection of today's fresh fish
Sushi Combo
One​ piece each, tuna, yellowtail, salmon, halibut, shrimp, eel and tamago with a california roll
Sashimi Appetizer
Five piece, chef's selection of today's fresh fish
Seafood Dynamite
Select cuts of fish, krab, shittake mushrooms, garlic, baked with our dynamite sauce
2 pcs sushi $5.00
5 pc sashimi $14.00
2 pcs sushi $4.50
5 pc sashimi $13.00
Seared Albacore with Ponzu
2 pcs sushi $5.00
5 pc sashimi $14.00
2 pcs sushi $4.00
5 pc sashimi $12.00
2 pcs sushi $5.00
5 pc sashimi $14.00
Smoked Salmon/Sake Kunsei
2 pcs sushi $5.00
5 pc sashimi $14.00
2 pcs sushi $4.00
5 pc sashimi $12.00
2 pcs sushi $4.00
5 pc sashimi $10.00
2 pcs sushi $4.00
5 pc sashimi $13.00
2 pcs sushi $4.50
5 pc sashimi $13.00
All dinners served with rice
Chicken $12.00
Beef $13.00
Salmon $14.00
Teriyaki Dinner
Marinated and char broiled, ginger teriyaki sauce, seasonal vegetables
Katsu Chicken
Panko crusted and fried, traditional katsu sauce, asian slaw
Charred Salmon
Asian spiced sugar rubbed filet, pan seared, dijon mustard sauce, grilled asparagus spears
Bento Box
Miso soup, vegetable tempura, house salad, rice, and four piece california roll with choice of:
Sesame Chicken
Lightly​ coated chicken strips, seasonal vegetables, sesame soy glaze
House Salad
Mixed greens, house ginger dressing
Cucumber Salad
Sweet rice wine marinated cucumbers, sesame seeds, ponzu
Tako Sunomono
Crisp cucumbers, chuka and wakame seaweed, ponzu sauce and sliced octopus
Sashimi Salad
Mixed greens, cucumber, chef selected cuts of fresh sashimi, house ginger dressing, bonito flakes
Grilled Salmon Salad
Fresh grilled salmon, mixed greens, carrots, cucumber, fried leeks, yuzu vinaigrette
Seaweed Salad
Wakame and chuka seaweed, cucumbers, ponzu sauce, sesame seeds
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Reviewed February 13, 2019

Sushi is always fresh...large selection options for rolls. Service is quick for Sushi. Atmosphere is that of a typical sushi lounge...large sushi bar and adequate amount of tables.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Joseph.Pamela D
Reviewed August 27, 2018

My wife and I enjoy the food.They have a number of sushi choices You can seat at the sushi bar or get a table. Other then sushi, they offer a variety of dishes.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Phyllis M
Reviewed August 27, 2018

The food is excellent, the staff are friendly and efficient. Consistent quality, and flavor on every visit

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank TBatman
Reviewed March 16, 2018 via mobile

Pros Good sushi Convient location Decent prices Friendly staff Cons Crowded Small Good sushi Decent prices

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank dadamiec
Reviewed March 3, 2018

We went there for Valentines Day. I hadn't been there in a while and this was the first time this place wasn't packed. It just wasn't as good as I remembered it. The taste of the sushi was average and overpriced. Now I know why...More

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank Lina102
Reviewed October 2, 2017

I am a vegetarian and they have plenty of options to keep me coming back everytime I'm in town. The Double Crush is super and they have a great cucumber salad. The homemade mud pie is great to share.

Date of visit: August 2017
Thank NatalieS2039
Reviewed September 6, 2017

Everything tasted fresh. I enjoyed the TSUNAMI and the LEMON AID rolls. The Mini Ahi Taco with the crispy won ton shells were fun to try. We went back there on my birthday. Pricing is reasonable.

Date of visit: August 2017
Reviewed July 10, 2017 via mobile

Fresh seafood and rolls, but had issues when asking them to not add seeds (highly allergic) and then they ended up adding seeds anyway...3 times now.

Date of visit: July 2017
Thank 333richh
Reviewed May 23, 2017

Love this place. Fish is always fresh and there is no fishy smell in the restaurant. Happy Hour deals are amazing. Wait staff is very attentive and great values for your money,

Date of visit: May 2017
Thank Cindy H
Reviewed April 10, 2017 via mobile

When I can't get to Sushi Ota in PB, this is my 'go-to' joint. Everything is typically fresh, clean and friendly. Like all the good places, expect a wait. Prices are typical for this level of quality, so expectations are what you might expect. Only...More

Date of visit: January 2017
Thank MarkA4350
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