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SUGARFISH by sushi nozawa

1345 2nd St, Santa Monica, CA 90401-1102
+1 310-393-3338
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good23%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“sushi” (231 reviews)
“warm rice” (28 reviews)
“hand rolls” (19 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 AM - 10:00 PMAll hours
Japanese, Seafood, Sushi, Asian, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1345 2nd St, Santa Monica, CA 90401-1102
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1 - 10 of 336 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

Very tasty sushi and really good service. I liked the warm rice. One of the better sushi places in town.

1  Thank rj100032655
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Best sushi we have ever had! Melt in your mouth amazing. We stopped in mid afternoon and were seated right away, prices were reasonable considering the quality!

Thank Charity J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was my third visit to a Sugarfish. This place has ruined me forever on sushi- living in a landlocked state (Oklahoma) is so difficult! Anyway, I liked the aesthetic of this location better than Beverly Hills and Marina del Rey; however maybe that had...More

1  Thank CrystalAnn56
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I wouldn’t normally say this but the rice in the sushi is an absolute stand out. We had to wait 40 min for a table for 4 at a weekday lunchtime but there are plenty of nice tables outside that you can wait on or...More

1  Thank Travelling_foodie198
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were looking for a sushi place in Santa Monica and found this amazing place. The food was simple but delicious. We asked for the "Trust me" sequences and for some rolls. Everything excellent!

Thank jantonio
Reviewed 6 January 2018 via mobile

Nozawa by Osama Fujita was the best omakaze I have ever had. Mostly focussed on niguiris and temakis, his execution with hot rice for every niguiri is exeptional, as the temakis were the best I ever had. His toro is incredibly soft and red. A...More

Thank Bruno M
Reviewed 25 December 2017 via mobile

I'm a spicy tuna kinda gal only, rarely experimenting other fish! Sugarfish was totally different than any sushi experience I've ever had. Every bite was melt in your mouth, taste explosion. I got the set menu they recommend and It was worth it!

1  Thank Ali H
Reviewed 22 December 2017

This is a no frills environment with the most delicious sushi you will find on the west side. A small unassuming store front that is well worth checking out. I am a local here and many places are over rated. Yet my recent business lunch...More

Thank charlotte1979
Reviewed 9 December 2017

At this sushi place you might not find your regular California roll but all the food here is first class ! Set menu and it keeps coming with the best quality and good service. For less than 38 dollars your a gourmet lunch.

1  Thank AlbertoMay
Reviewed 30 November 2017

I like specialty, maybe Americanized rolls such as the Philadelphia roll, etc. I miss that Sugarfish doesn't have that but the quality and consciousness of the environment put Sugarfish far above its more trendy competitors like Nobu. Very good sushi, and if celebs come, it's...More

Thank Ellen M
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2 November 2016|
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Response from Brenna77 | Reviewed this property |
Not for lunch - maybe dinner...
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1345 2nd St, Santa Monica, CA 90401-1102
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Monica>  > Santa Monica
  • Neighbourhood: Santa Monica
  • Phone Number: +1 310-393-3338
  • E-mail
High end sushi. Has 4 locations.
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