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“Great sushi ”
Review of Crystal Fish

Crystal Fish
Ranked #8 of 311 Restaurants in Monterey
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Japanese
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Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
Reviewed April 13, 2014 via mobile

The hot green tea was outstanding.
This looks like a locals spot. Very busy on a Sunday night. The sushi was great . Try the Dynamite appetizer ( takes a while to prepare). The Dragon roll was also very good .

Thank MIZER
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Reviewed March 1, 2014

Crystal Fish is our favorite place to enjoy authentic Japanese sushi and cuisine, bar none! Other places may be cheaper, but you have to check out the quality of their raw fish and sushi rice. The cooked foods like Japanese saba (salted broiled mackerel), teriyaki dishes and tempura, are delicious and done just right! We love their lunch box specials where you can try a number of dishes. The service is great and prices are fair, and it's good to make reservations ahead of time because Crystal Fish is so popular with we locals, that it's sometimes full up....but so worth the wait!

Thank FortunateTraveler99
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Reviewed February 17, 2014

We decided to go to Crystal Fish because we heard great things about it and because they don't take reservations, so we figured we might have a good chance at having a last minute Valentine's dinner out. When I called a few days in advance the staff recommended arriving between 5:00 - 5:30 in order to get a table without waiting. We arrived at 5:05 and half of the restaurant was already full! By 5:30 every table was full. Clearly this is a popular place. The food did not disappoint. Our favorite was the sashimi salad. We were impressed with the quantity and quality of the fresh fish that was included in this tasty salad. This restaurant seems off the beaten track, with traffic from locals rather than tourists. Highly recommended!

Thank Danielle805
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Reviewed February 14, 2014

There is nothing wrong or negative about the sushi and sashimi served in Crystal Fish. It is quite average and mediocre but the price is bit high (more expensive than those in the San Francisco metro area). The service is good and the owner goes around to greet every table for a warm welcome.

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Thank MojaveMaxNewYork
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Reviewed February 3, 2014

Without A doubt the best sushi in Monterey Ca. This place gets busy so come early. Good wait staff, an amazing owner.

Thank Robin L
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