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“Excellent Sushi and Service”
5 of 5 bubbles Review of Maru Sushi - CLOSED

Maru Sushi
Price range: $31 - $40
Cuisines: Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Dining options: Dinner, Seating, Takeout
Restaurant details
Dining options: Dinner, Seating, Takeout
Orange County, CA
Level Contributor
167 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
“Excellent Sushi and Service”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 31, 2011

We ate at the sushi bar the other night and really enjoyed the eclectic mix. They offered a wide range of unusual sushi types, and the food was prepared and presented perfectly. The staff was attentive and friendly, and the sushi chef seemed to know most of those at the bar. Not cheap though; dinner for two (with one beer each) cost nearly $200.

  • Visited July 2011
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2 Thank pw9999
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English first
Kingsburg, California
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144 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 145 helpful votes
“Kind of pricey, but very good.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 4, 2011

I went to Maru Sushi on a Sunday evening with a reservation that wasn't needed because it was not very busy. The menu was a bit pricey, but the food was good. 3 of our party of 4 had sushi and the 4th person had the teriyaki chicken. The sushi was very good and mine was even wrapped in cucumber which I hadn't seen before. I got the molten chocolate cake for dessert and it was delicious. Our waitress was very helpful and friendly. I would go back.

  • Visited January 2011
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Thank beeeechbum
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Los Angeles
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
“Best in SCV, actually one of the best in Los Angeles”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 27, 2008

My wife and I are always disappointed when we try a different restaurant. Nothing compares to the delicious food here. Have not had one plate that I didn't like.

My favorite is the curry lamb dish.

For dessert, all of them are great. But I like the fantastic "made from scratch" ice cream. Especially the green tea.

Sushi is fantastic too.

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Thank addies
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California
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39 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
“Very Disappointing...”
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 21, 2008

Very Disappointing...based on the other reviews, we expected a lot better food. Curry lamb was suppose to be lamb chop, but it was not lamb chop and it was quite tough. At the price of $27, one would expect a lot better quality of lamb. The $12 crab salad was not fresh and uninteresting. The beef and wild mushroom ravioli tasted like canned beef stew that's roughly chopped with non existence wild mushroom for $27. The Tempura Udon noodles were fine, except we had to request the Tempura on the side. Otherwise the Tempura would be swimming the Udon broth and be soggy.

The wine was priced outrageously high. A small glass of Ferrari-Carano Fumé Blanc was $16. A whole bottle of the Ferrari-Carano Fumé Blanc costs $17 at the winery and the prices at the wineries are almost always higher than retail stores. Ridiculous....

The service was adequate and the Hamachi Sashimi was very fresh and tasty. The best dish we had was the seared sea scallops with English pea ravioli.

We would not return even if someone else is picking up the tab.

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Thank TopCatWaWa
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Panama City, Panama
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Top Sushi Restaurant in Santa Clarita”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 20, 2008

Maru Sushi is consistently the finest sushi restaurant in the SCV. Count on your favorite sushi/sashimi items to be the highest quality EVERY time. But also, trust the sushi chefs to suggest exciting new items you might not have tried before. Don't be afraid of the price... after all, is raw fish really something you want a bargain price on? You get what you pay for and this place is worth every penny. The service is fantastic. The owner's pride in his restaurant is evident in every detail. If I had only ONE meal to eat in Santa Clarita - it would be at Maru Sushi. Enjoy!

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2 Thank GingerValencia_CA
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