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Sushi Deli

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228 W Washington St, San Diego, CA 92103-1929
+1 619-231-9597
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Fri 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed September 15, 2016

The sushi wasn't the best I've ever had, but it was a far cry from the worst, and for the price you really can't beat it. They had a pretty large selection of spicy rolls, which I was a big fan of. From the rolls we tried (Temptation, Fire Fire, Ninja, and Hawaii), the only one we weren't enthused about... More 

Thank Erik J
Richland, Washington
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341 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
Reviewed September 6, 2016 via mobile

Spent the weekend in san diego and wanted to eat sushi while in town. After reading trip advisor reviews, we settled on Sushi Deli. We had wonderful service and great sushi. The prices were amazing, most rolls were between $6 and $8. The place is very busy, so expect a short wait. We were seated within 10 minutes. It's very... More 

Thank cwvw79
Bakersfield, California
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142 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed August 30, 2016 via mobile

We went there as a group, we were told the waiting time is 45 mins. We were called in 15 minutes. The waitress that served us was rude and she was trying to rush us. But anyway, she got tips based on her service to us. The food was delicious. Honestly, all the sushi taste the same for me.

Thank Hany G
Cocoa, Florida
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38 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed August 12, 2016

Went to San Diego to visit son Geoffrey and his girlfriend Cinthya, and they took me and my husband to Sushi Deli 1. Place was full but we only had to wait about 30 minutes. We went in and the restaurant was full but not overcrowded. They ordered because we've never had sushi before. They ordered so many things I... More 

Thank Alison R
Vancouver, Canada
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed July 10, 2016 via mobile

Food is good for family and friends setting. Not luxury and u must appreciate the price with the quality and quantity. For people from Vancouver, it is similar to Sushi Garden.

Thank icewine2016
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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed June 20, 2016 via mobile

I visited sushi deli today for lunch. I am a long-time customer of all three locations. The menu has changed slightly in recent weeks but it remains excellent. (They now have a "secret" menu which includes the pictured roll, a seven spices seared tuna roll. YUMMY!) Two of us ate very well, the food was fresh and delicious, we were... More 

Thank Lauren W
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed January 9, 2016 via mobile

Theres always a long wait so plan ahead. But you can always wait by the with a beer on your hand :) So the hostes/ server Alex said the bar was open seating. Her and the bartender Jen were SO ACOMODATING and instead of making us feel crowded they took care of us right away by adding another stool and... More 

Thank Paola N
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17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed November 28, 2015 via mobile

Some friends were in town and craving sushi. Having heard from a coworker about Sushi Deli we decided to give them a try. The decoration inside was inviting and modern. Host staff and servers were very friendly. Looking over the menu we were excited to see so many sushi roll options and that the prices were lower than most places.... More 

Thank Sharkgrl86
Portland, Oregon
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed October 1, 2015

As Travel Agents, my wife and I were touring San Diego for a weeks vacation to familiarize and reacquaint ourselves with the city and happened to stop by Sushi Deli 1 for an early dinner. We had visited previously in 2012 with our daughter's family and really enjoyed the experience then and wanted to try them again this time. We... More 

Thank jcarufo
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787 reviews
385 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 185 helpful votes
Reviewed August 30, 2015

This is a huge locals hangout and the food is good. I'm a bit confused why everything starts with tempura but I'm guessing that's just local custom. Anyway it's good, it's downtown, it's fast and it's local.

Thank Charles V

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 228 W Washington St, San Diego, CA 92103-1929
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego
  • Phone Number: +1 619-231-9597

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