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Sushi King

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1330 Wilshire Blvd, Santa Monica, CA 90403-5411
310-395-0120
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5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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Sun 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Tue - Sat 5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
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Santa Monica, California
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90 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Sushi King is on Wilshire Bl. And 14th St. In Santa Monica in a very unassuming spot. In fact,if you weren't looking for it chances are you might walk past it. It is owned and operated by Seito-San,who has been in this location for over 30 years. The bar holds about 15 spots and there are 4-5 tables. The interior... More 

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Thank BXzilla
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29 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2016

Never go late Sunday as the good fish will be going or gone. And the staff had a fight over our (disappearing) order. Attitudes were on display and this should not happen in a Japanese establishment.

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Thank Jim P
Munich
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91 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2015

This restaurant offers really good quality sushis made with super fresh and tasty fish, including amazing Toro. This is not at all a fancy place but still very pleasant. Service is very friendly and efficient. Recommended without a doubt!

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Thank Voyager059
San Francisco
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56 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015 via mobile

Fish is very fresh and the rolls are to die for! Can eat there every day! Service is really good. It is a gem that is not too known and hopefully it will stay this way.

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Thank Biff_10
los angeles
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304 reviews
185 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 119 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

It has been years since my last visit to this spot. When I needed to find a sushi place I remembered how good this was. Well I was absolutely correct. Delicious sushi, great cold green bean salad and wonderful wait staff. Quick service, just the right amount of noise and tables. Happy to be reconnected with a great place to... More 

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Thank judyjetson
Los Angeles, California
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104 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

easy relaxed place with just simply very tasty and fresh food; my friends love quality of the sashimi; i don't eat raw fish but was still delighted with the crab roll and fabulous piece of sea bass (for $13.00) - apparently a real favorite of the many regulars.

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Thank getsaround7
Santa Monica, California
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90 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014 via mobile

As a sushi aficionado and married to a Japanese woman I have travelled half way around the world and have eaten sushi in many Japanese sushi restaurants. Ironically some of the best sushi we ever ate was last night at Sushi King just 2 blocks from our home. The chef/owner, Saito-San, is a master at his craft and has been... More 

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Santa Monica, California
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58 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

This restaurant is in our neighborhood and I'm a little torn about writing it up. You see, I'm afraid you will get our seats. It is smaller space as other have pointed out and I too suggest you get here early. They are only open for dinner and do not take reservations. Super good sushi! We crave the food here.... More 

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2 Thank Jack S
London, United Kingdom
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107 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 136 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 via mobile

Very tasty sushi. Good sized cuts of fish. One of the best sushi joints I have been to, though the menu does not have the vast selection of some other restaurants. Service was good. The place is very popular and space for waiting is limited so suggest you go early.

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2 Thank chalk_11
Queenstown, New Zealand
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230 reviews
142 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

We live most of the year in New Zealand and have limited access to great sushi, so when we hit Southern Cal., we can't wait to try new sushi restaurants. Based on a friends recommendation, we went to Sushi King and really enjoyed the food and atmosphere. Fortunately we were able to find an open table, because the restaurant is... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff
Open Hours
Sunday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Wednesday
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Thursday
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Friday
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1330 Wilshire Blvd, Santa Monica, CA 90403-5411
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Monica>  > Santa Monica
  • Neighborhood: Santa Monica
  • Phone Number: 310-395-0120

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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