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“Great Fresh Sushi”
Review of Crystal Fish

Crystal Fish
Ranked #22 of 306 Restaurants in Monterey
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Japanese
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Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
Reviewed May 14, 2013

My friend and I were looking for a fabulous Sushi place and the concierge highly recommended this little hole in the wall. The decor is nothing to look at but the staff is friendly. The food was great, and the portions large. Even at lunch on a Saturday the place was packed.
If you are spending time in Monterey make time to stop here.

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Thank aMcConn
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Reviewed May 9, 2013

Located on a busy street in Monterey (New Monterey), parking can be difficult, but it is definitely worth the effort. This unassuming little restaurant consistently provides excellent service and fantastic food.
Crystal Fish is the locals' favorite place to go for fresh, well prepared Japanese food.
The people who run the restaurant are very friendly.

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Thank SteveHMonterey
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Reviewed May 6, 2013

We could eat sushi every day, and when we are in MRY, we make a point of having at least one meal at Crystal Fish. They have extremely fresh fish, and some of their rolls are quite creative and delicious, accompanied by their signature sauces which are a departure from traditional sushi. You will not be disappointed!

Thank newmediasoup2
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Reviewed April 13, 2013

My hubby and I love sushi! We came to Crystal Fish Sushi as we've heard it is the best place for sushi in Monterey. We came on a Friday night and the place was packed to the gills with people and a 20-25 minute wait time to be seated.

Yes, the sushi is delicious here. The restaurant looked clean. Service was as good as could be expected for a Friday night with a packed house... The service could have been better I'm sure if it wasn't so busy. The place was noisy and loud during our visit and tables are packed close together, which didn't make it very romantic if that's what your going for. So, coming here on a first date or for romantic occasion, don't come here on a Friday night!!

Otherwise, a great place for sushi!

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Thank LisaandRod93013
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Reviewed April 11, 2013

Great little seafood place. We like our lunch so much, that we came back for dinner next day.
Fish was so fresh it melts in mouth, portions are plentiful, great choice of sushi, sashimi and traditional teriyaki dishes. We had Bento Box for lunch and grilled salmon and sushi/sashimi variety for dinner. Lunch Bento Box comes with a cup of miso soup, rice, salad and 2 or 3 (depending on how hungry you are) items like- sushi, chicken or salmon teriyaki, sashimi, tuna poki salad, etc.
Great food, reasonable priced!

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Thank LavandaUsa_Wa
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