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Sushi From East

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15334 Whittier Blvd, Whittier, CA 90603
+1 562-943-8997
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Whittier, California
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20 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 January 2013

The Sushi here is very tasty, above average, I used to be an uber regular here, but I started going to nearby Joi sushi and didnt rate this place higher for the following reasons, the service by the waitresses, was often rude(especially by longtime main waitress and rumored wife of owner) and frustraitingly slow.

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1 Thank travlinmav
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 19 March 2011

Love the food. people where very friendly and funny. If you have never been hear befor it's a must go ;)

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1 Thank Robg2011
Los Angeles
1 review
Reviewed 15 January 2010

I've known this restaurant since the 80's. Iwa's sushi is good and reasonable.

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Thank komichi
Whittier, California
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 June 2009

Named because the waitresses are as cold as the fish,,if only as fresh.. But the sushi is ample and adequate. This is a cultural anomoly. One of their big sellers is the Salvdor roll- a common Japanese name. IT's great-The sushi chefs are local homies- but very good at their craft. The sushi is priced 3.50 for basics to -9.00... More 

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Thank ShepRoss
Seattle
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51 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 February 2009

We've been eating at Sushi From East forever, and Iwa has always been great!! From some of his unique items (like the Tiger's Eye roll and Sashimi Coctail) to his own desserts, everything is perfect. You need to trust your sushi chef more than you trust your doctor, and Iwa's items are always fresh and good, and served in a... More 

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Thank Eskot
Los Angeles
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59 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 April 2008

I've lived in Whittier for years now, but found out about Sushi of the East from TripAdvisor (thanks guys!) To say I enjoyed it is an understatement. Since my first visit three weeks ago, I have returned more than 7 times. The atmosphere is great...especially on weekend evenings. Great music...very loud! Lots of local people enjoying themselves. It's the ONLY... More 

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1 Thank libbyk
Fresno, California
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82 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 April 2008

Love sushi Love great sushi bars! Go see Iwa get the oyster shooters Try the Jeff roll! Love this place

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Thank ledieff
Los Angeles
2 reviews
Reviewed 6 January 2008

The scallop mushrooms are to die for..the friendly atmosphere makes the dining experience a joy and the food is excellent. Iwa is a wonderful host. If you love Sushi then don't miss out on the opportunity to eat here, you won't be sorry.

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Thank MeekaLane
southern cal
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 November 2007

Whittier is not really known for much perhaps only Richard Nixon went to high school and college there. But a true gem in the sushi genre exists on the East side of this quiet town. Sushi joints come a dime a dozen and Whittier has about a half a dozen. There is nothing typical of this sushi bar. There is... More 

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1 Thank sk_travelers

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Sushi, Japanese
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 15334 Whittier Blvd, Whittier, CA 90603
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Whittier
  • Phone Number: +1 562-943-8997

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?