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I Love Sushi

#160 of 3,017 Restaurants in Seattle
Certificate of Excellence
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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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Seattle, Washington
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217 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week 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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186 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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672 reviews
434 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 170 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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235 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 151 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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272 reviews
179 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 94 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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18 restaurant reviews
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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464 reviews
250 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 131 helpful votes
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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178 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 125 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016

We have eaten I Love Sushi countless times- eat in (, carry out, and delivery. There can be issues for each variation. Park in a marked spot otherwise you risk a ticket. Many city restaurants don't have free parking. There are 8 free spots for parking, there are well placed signs to alert you even as you walk in. The... More 

Thank LLori

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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, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Business meetings, Scenic view, Families with children
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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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?