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Akai Hana


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Certificate of Excellence2017 Winner

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Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Table Service
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Reviewed May 7, 2019 via mobile

Arrive by 5 PM and sit at the Sushi Bar for the best Sushi you've experienced in San Diego! If you prefer restaurant dining, you're in for a treat as well. It is usually very busy, so make a reservation for the restaurant. No reservations...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank Cindee S
Reviewed March 3, 2019

See the review for Shien of Osaka. It is the same excellent restaurant with a different name. Everything here is excellent and the staff is especially friendly and knowledgeable.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Muffiemaya
Reviewed January 29, 2019 via mobile

I lived in the area 10 years ago and Shien of Osaka was my absolute favorite. Have had some good sushi across the country but nothing compares. I was apprehensive when i saw the name had changed but went anyway. I was ecstatic to see...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank dreamneyes
Reviewed December 14, 2018

This place is nestled in at the back of a huge strip, part of 4 large buildings. It is at K11 spot towards the back next to a few other international cuisine eateries. They open at 11:30 (holiday hours sign). I arrived 10 minutes early....More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Indiana_Jonesse
Reviewed November 29, 2018

I enjoy sitting at the counter. You watch them making you dinner. The chef is very friendly. The sushi is very fresh and good.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank lew246
Reviewed November 9, 2018

Sushi was wondeful - fresh, well-presented and flavorful. Hot appetizers also excellent. Tried edamame (yes, it can come out wrong) which was perfectly steamed with the right amount of bite, and gyoza. Waitress more interested in discussing her personal issues with the manager than concentrating...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank eranie957
Reviewed August 30, 2018 via mobile

Walked in off the street without reading any prior reviews or making a reservation. The staff were courteous and helpful. I took the easy option of Shrimp tempura and Chicken Teriyaki and wasn't disappointed. Everyone in the place seemed to be getting the shrimp, but...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank 162greigs
Reviewed August 28, 2018 via mobile

Went with colleagues for dinner. Typical Japanese food catered more for Americans with huge sushi roll. Not much options for Vegetarian though the waitress was very helpful to ensure tofu dishes came without the bonito flakes and also boiled spinach to go along with rice....More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank andyt966
Reviewed July 22, 2018 via mobile

I have tried shrimp tempura all over trying to find a place that makes it as good as Akai Hana. There is even an Akai Hana in Goodyear, AZ and they don’t come close. The tempura here is twice as large and the dipping sauce...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank sharongB7609MU
Reviewed July 15, 2018 via mobile

The rolls were amazing, if interested in avocado and eel, I would definitely recommend the half dragon roll. the gyoza was really good too.

Date of visit: July 2018
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