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Tabu Sushi - Del Mar

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2689 Via De La Valle Suite A, Del Mar, CA 92014 (5 Freeway)
+1 858-755-5585
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun 13:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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juniper flats
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2016

OMGosh! The best ever - try the Crunchy, Sexy and Showtime Rolls. To die for. The service is great too. : )

Thank socalranchgal
Phoenix, Arizona
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161 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

This is a great sushi type bar with a wide variety of items. We enjoyed alot of their items and everything wax wonderful. We eat alot of sushi in Arizona and it's a tie for the best.

Thank robert f
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 May 2016

Great location and great service make this sushi-lovers dreams come true! The Sushi Burritos are the best on planet earth and the ponzu sauce served with them will get you hooked.

Thank SweetMagnolia1
Dousman, Wisconsin
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47 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2015

While waiting for my wife to get one of her nails redone I stumbled on this small sushi bar. Prices are reasonable and the service was spot on. My wife is not into the sushi scene but is starting to come around. She kept within her comfort zone and ordered a California roll while I had a tempura shrimp roll.... More 

Thank Jim H
Del Mar, California
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29 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2015

Excellent sushi, always fresh, not expensive. In a nondescript place, next to Haggen's in a strip mall so nothing fancy. But the rolls are really good, the wine reasonable, and the staff very accommodating and professional. Sushi burrito, sushi taco, Rudy's roll, are favorites, and all of the hand rolls. Try it you'll be pleased.

Thank Thesurfmeetstheturf
East Derry, New Hampshire
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60 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 May 2015

We were going to Samurai Sushi which closed early this day even thought 4 different cars of people pulled up to have lunch. So I found Tabu Sushi which was a mile away. The sushi here is very very good. Nice and fresh, quick friendly service. They have a Chilean Sea Bass appetizer that is a must to order. Fantastic... More 

Thank Terry M
Los Angeles, California
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69 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 April 2015

This was my first visit to Tabu Sushi, and it was a good one. We got in early/6-ish, and the place was pretty quiet. By 8PM the place had filled in nicely. Danny was our (superb) host, and Albert was our extremely friendly/talented chef. Beer was cold, sake was hot, food was great. Staff very accommodating, we asked about what... More 

Thank Joe P
Solana Beach, California
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 February 2015

It is a meal in it's self so make sure you have someone with you. The sushi is always fresh and there are many rolls to choose from. The atmosphere is nothing to brag about but the service is good. We eat here at least twice a month because the Sushi here is the best in our neighborhood and we... More 

Thank SJenks1950
San Diego, California
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29 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2014

Several of my co-workers recommended Tabu Sushi because they loved the food. I took my niece there and have been back a few times on my own and loved everything I ate. My favories are spicy scallop and spicy tuna hand rolls (so good!) as well as rainbow, spicy philadelpia, spicy tuna rolls. When I'm not eating fish/seafood, I order... More 

Thank MeyersMom
Del Mar, California
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143 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2014

Tabu is a convenient, casual sushi restaurant. I have always had great food there. Recently I dined with friends and a baby. The server was so patient with our needs for the baby it was a pleasant experience. All of the rolls are affordable and very good. My favorite are the hand rolls and the sushi burritos. The burritos are... More 

Thank ErinP27

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Open Hours
13:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2689 Via De La Valle Suite A, Del Mar, CA 92014
    (5 Freeway)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Del Mar
  • Phone Number: +1 858-755-5585

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