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California Rollin

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1000 N River St, Ste 123, Rochester, NY 14612-2178
+1 585-271-8920
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Today
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 15:00
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 - 20:00
Mon - Thu 17:00 - 21:00
Tue - Fri 11:00 - 15:00
Fri 17:00 - 22:00
Sat 12:00 - 22:00
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Victor, New York
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196 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

It took over 20 minutes to order our food even though we were the only guests at that time (lunch). The raw fish smelled and frankly I was afraid to eat it. A few of the fish pieces were cut too close to the bone and we had bones in. The soup and side salad were alright. We were never... More 

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Thank chopin1981
Kent, New York
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55 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

We've been to California Rollin' several times, always pleased. We're big sushi fans, and theirs are among the best.

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Thank Robert G
Rochester, NY
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766 reviews
447 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 256 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016

We grabbed a nice outdoor table with a view of the new marina for an early dinner. It was the first time we dined at this location since we usually go to the more conveniently located spot at Village Gate. The waitresses were all very helpful and we did not encounter the usual spotty service and long waits for a... More 

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Thank Fondue4two
Rochester
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 June 2016

The sushi is good and fresh. The restaurant needs better air filtration. The fish smell is a bit overwhelming

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Thank Mommyd0863
Rochester, New York
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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 May 2016 via mobile

I used to come here to eat several times a year but haven't been here for about 8 months. We ordered 9 rolls and drinks specifically telling the server that one of our guests was gluten free and we ordered 4 rolls that she could have. When they brought the order out the first thing we noticed was that they... More 

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Thank travmom1
Rochester, New York
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58 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 April 2016

I thought I'd give this restaurant another try since I'd given it such a harsh review last time....I thought maybe they just had a really bad night or something. Well, I stand by my first review. This isn't Sushi. This is just really bad food. The rice is dried out and vegetables are old. Fish seems slimey. I will not... More 

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Thank TheDarkAngelofLove
Rochester, New York
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58 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2015

I am always hesitant to write to write bad reviews. However, after our recent trip to California Rollin I must write a review of our experience. We called ahead and ordered take out and picked it up at the time specified. We walked to the end of the pier and ate. If it can be possible, this sushi was worse... More 

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Thank TheDarkAngelofLove
Rochester, New York
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120 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2015 via mobile

I'll premise this by pointing to the disclaimer at the bottom of their menu that says orders will take 30-60 minutes. However, the essential serving functions such as checking back on a table two minutes after food is set, were nonexistent and it wasn't clear who our server was. The sushi was heavy on the rice and little on the... More 

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Thank madtv261
Rochester, NY
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32 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 July 2015

The people are young and always friendly, and the food is such fun. Some very standard sushi offerings, but some very innovative food also. I LOVE the $13.99 in a bowl.... Chef's choice of items on top of a mound of rice, always different, always great. AND, they accept special requests for MY favorites...

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Thank acejosie
Rochester, New York
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47 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 July 2013

Me and my dad went here on a Saturday to try it out because we've heard that the food was good. We sat down on the deck and waited about ten minutes for the waitress to bring us the paper to put our food order in. Then we waited another fifteen in order to for her to return. Another ten... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Sushi, Asian, Japanese
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 20:00
Monday
17:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 15:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 15:00
Thursday
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 15:00
Friday
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
Saturday
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1000 N River St, Ste 123, Rochester, NY 14612-2178
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Rochester
  • Phone Number: +1 585-271-8920

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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?