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I Love Sushi

#172 of 3,023 Restaurants in Seattle
Certificate of Excellence
Lake Union
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1001 Fairview Ave N, Seattle, WA 98109-4438 (Yale Ave N)
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Mon - Thu 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Fri 4:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Sat 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a group of 7, walked in and were seated in no time at all. Our waitress Alice was great, got our ordered in and the food came out lightening fast. I had the Lake Union Bento, come hungry if you order that.

Thank Capt. Adam S
Seattle, Washington
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111 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We went to Japan last year and were craving something authentic. So we came here to meet up with some friends. It was pretty hard to find (especially in the dark and construction) but we were delighted because the restaurants had real japanese chefs. Besides from the sushi, I got soba noddles with a cold dipping sauce (just like from... More 

Thank Hung T
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2016

Was here two times with friend on two consecutive weekends. Pretty fast service, but made one mistake each time I was there. Liked the selection of food we had.

Thank J G
Atlanta, Georgia
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75 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2016

I have dined at this place since they opened in the early 1990's and it remains a great place to eat, all for a reasonable price. Great service, beautiful presentation and large portions. They have some free parking available. The place is appropriately named - "I LOVE Sushi"!

Thank Mark H
Ridgefield, Connecticut
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439 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 175 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2016

This restaurant is on the harbor of Lake Union, a little north of downtown. Adjacent a few restaurants and yacht sales area. Restaurant is harborfront and nicely decorated. Sushi is good but not special.

Thank CTManny
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102 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 152 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2016

Had lunch. We got 3 rolls which were OK - but a bit loose in the texture. Overall it was "fine" meaning I would not go out of my way to avoid this - on the other hand I would not seek it out either

Thank THN_DK
Chanhassen, Minnesota
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200 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016

Went for lunch. It's good food, though not a particularly great value. Tempura lunch was tasty, and the crab salad was really good, though you must order the "extra crab" for another $2.50 in order to have enough to make a lunch.

Thank Sid R
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016 via mobile

The restaurant has a great outside area where you can sit and enjoy a nice sunny day (in summer )) salmon sashimi is the best! Service is great as well. Would definitely recommend going there!

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2016 via mobile

I went here last night after work, it was a quick walk from the hotel I was staying at. I was a bit Concerned from some of the reviews on the service, but I was pleasantly greeted by several employees as I came in and I was quickly seated. The food I ordered tasted very good and I could not... More 

Thank pinUsa
Tacoma, Washington
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253 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2016 via mobile

Luckily I have been here MANY times over the years; otherwise I would not return. We visited on a Groupon deal which was great! I loved the selection! Our server, YoungJae, was not very attentive at all. I had to ask for a drink rather than be asked what I would like. We only had paper napkins when everyone else... More 

Thank Susan H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$30 - $30
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Business meetings, Families with children, Scenic view
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1001 Fairview Ave N, Seattle, WA 98109-4438
    (Yale Ave N)
  • Public Transportation: [Seattle Streetcar] The Seattle Streetcar begins outside the Arnold Building on Fairview Ave. N and runs south through South Lake Union before ending at the intersection of Westlake Ave. and 5th Ave. near Westlake shopping center. [Bus Routes] There are two main bus routes that serve our location, 66 and 70.
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Seattle>  > Lake Union
  • Neighborhood: Lake Union
  • Phone Number: 206-625-9604

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