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Sushi Lounge

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Santa Fe Drive, Encinitas, CA
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11:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I can't say enough good stuff about this place. I have been a customer for over 3 years and it just doesn't get better than here. They serve some of the freshest fish. They have specials year round of some other more authentic sushi choices, like toro, live sweet shrimp, ankimo, live scallops, live uni, kampachi and so much more.... More 

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Thank Laura B
Steamboat Springs, Colorado
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 November 2016 via mobile

Walked over from hospital and found this recommended jem . Paramedics know good food! thanks. Sashimi salad great!

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Thank SamIamSameta
Encinitas, California
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 October 2016

Sushi Lounge is our fave sushi in Encinitas. They now offer a happy hour menu with half price rolls on week nights.

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Thank LynneKarle
Peoria, Arizona
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38 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 September 2016

Although we no longer live in Carlsbad, this is one of our favorite spots in the area. Every time we go back we always stop in for a visit. The chefs have come and gone, and the menu has changed over the years, however the Sushi Lounge never disappoints. The Lazy Chef is decadent and absolutely delicious. Any of the... More 

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Thank The_Rockkk
Escondido, California, USA
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75 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

We visited with a large group on a busy weekend. The service was good, though the venue was loud. On the plus side: broader beer and wine selection than most sushi places, good alternatives for those who don't like sushi, excellent knowledge and care regarding celiac disease dietary needs. The rolls and sashimi were fresh and tasty. On the negative... More 

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Thank Mary Ellen L
Solana Beach, California
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6 reviews
Reviewed 6 July 2016

This is our favorite sushi place locally and we eat sushi twice a week every week! You will not be disappointed, no frills but great tasting food!

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Thank WarmSolana888
San Diego, California
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40 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 February 2016

This place was great! We joined a few friends for dinner on a Saturday night and the service was excellent. We came a little early at 5pm because we heard it fills quickly. Exactly as we heard by 6pm the restaurant was full and busy. We had various sushi rolls, sake and other items off the "happy hour" menu which... More 

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Thank Pat M
New York City, New York
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902 reviews
559 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 195 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 January 2016 via mobile

This place was pretty decent for being in a strip mall. Not great but decent quality and everything was clean and well prepared. The hamachi kama was a little over cooked. Lots of rolls and other options.

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Thank USCKaboom
San Diego, California
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153 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 December 2015 via mobile

We arrived at 5:30 pm and we're happy to learn of their happy hour. We ordered 4 rolls on the happy hour menu plus oyster shooters, miso, and seaweed salad. We were stuffed! The food was delicious! The sushi was not fancy but delicious! The best part was our bill was only $32!!!! It would have been 2x-3x that at... More 

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Thank Jeanne P
Appleton, Wisconsin
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58 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 November 2015 via mobile

We moved here a month a go and this is the place we recommend. The Chuck Norris roll is awesome. The Red dragon Rola is great too. We always get great service. Kids are welcomed and parking is easy even when there is a 45 minute wait. They have 2 sushi bars.

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Thank jsfromwi

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Santa Fe Drive, Encinitas, CA
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Encinitas

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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?