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Dana Kai Japanese Cuisine

24050 Camino Del Avion, Dana Point, CA 92629-4065
+1 949-489-8168
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good37%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
25 Apr 2018
“Reliable and Efficient”
7 Aug 2018
“Good food ”
Closed Now
Japanese, Sushi
$$ - $$$
24050 Camino Del Avion, Dana Point, CA 92629-4065
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1 - 10 of 42 reviews

Reviewed August 7, 2018 via mobile

My wife and I are local in Dana Point, eating out a few time a week, we found this local gem to be good food and good service all the time.. Thanks

Date of visit: August 2018
Reviewed April 25, 2018

Been here three or four times and appreciate that the experience was good and consistent every single time. Staff is friendly and efficient and prices not too bad.. Lunch specials are particularly good value.

Date of visit: April 2018
Reviewed March 25, 2018

Most of the sushi rolls (the more traditional rolls; e.g. California, spicy tuna, tempura philadelphia, rainbow) were pretty good. The sushi we got from the specials menu was very overpriced and the pieces were far too large to enjoy. One in our party also got...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Reviewed March 3, 2018

My husband and I visit Dana Kai once a week. We typically enjoy the specials complete with miso soup and salad. New ownership, new hours and happy hour. Fresh seafood and great service.

Date of visit: March 2018
Reviewed November 9, 2017

We've tried most of the sushi places in the Dana Point/Laguna Niguel area and Dana Kai always stands alone. The service is great and the fish.....the fish is delish! Try the Halibut sashimi and Albacore sushi; both are excellent. The 3-item lunch special comes with...More

Date of visit: November 2017
Reviewed May 24, 2017 via mobile

Great place for fresh sushi. The crunchy roll is delicious and a favorite amongst my kids. Closed on sundays.

Date of visit: May 2017
JoyofSushi, Manager at Dana Kai Japanese Cuisine, responded to this reviewResponded November 6, 2017

Thanks for the kind review and comment. We are glad to let you know that we are now open on Sundays, as well... Kind Regards, -BK

Reviewed March 13, 2017

One of the very best sushi places ever. Variety, well prepared, good atmosphere, nice cold beer! And reasonable prices

Date of visit: October 2016
Reviewed August 17, 2016 via mobile

This is quaint sushi restaurant had a full sushi bar and 3/4 full restaurant on a Tuesday night. The sushi menu was expansive along with carpaccio specials. The yellowtail, salmon and spicy tuna were all delicious. The service was good and food was brought out...More

Date of visit: August 2016
Reviewed June 27, 2016

I went here for my first visit at lunchtime. The lunch is a good value for high quality fish and excellent service. I will definitely be a repeat customer!

Date of visit: June 2016
Reviewed March 25, 2016

We placed 2 orders last night around 5:30 pm and waited for over 25 minutes while there was not many customers and no sign of been busy in the kitchen. Food was average...so we won't go again.

Date of visit: March 2016
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Takeout, Reservations, Highchairs Available
Good for
Open Hours
11:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 24050 Camino Del Avion, Dana Point, CA 92629-4065
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Dana Point
  • Phone Number: +1 949-489-8168
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