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Shimbashi Izakaya

1555 Camino Del Mar Ste 201, Del Mar, CA 92014-2408
+1 858-523-0479
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good35%
  • Average11%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible6%
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“sushi” (30 reviews)
“bento box” (3 reviews)
“yaki” (2 reviews)
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Japanese, Sushi, Asian
$$ - $$$
1555 Camino Del Mar Ste 201, Del Mar, CA 92014-2408
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The best sushi in the West south coast of California original Japanese food no joke the service it’s great but the food is outstanding the best and most fresh seafood

Thank fernadoberdegue
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I was unaware that this restaurant had been around for 10 years, but I won’t wait 10 more years to go back again. The Suki Yaki at $32 is expensive,but delicious. More reasonably priced is the salmon collar and the yellowtail collar both at $14....More

Thank MrD1956
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have had a New Years Eve sushi tradition last few years. This was one we won’t forget. Great location for patio view. Heat lamps available and good service. Food was subpar. I had Steak garlic sauce. It was ok but the size of an...More

Thank JimmyJackk
Reviewed 7 December 2017

I visited Shimbashi again last week and tried something different. The (tako) raw octopus with wasabi was delicious. Yes, I ate a bunch of rolls and had a couple mugs of Sapporo beer. This was the first time I have eaten inside. The atmosphere was...More

Thank James A
Reviewed 7 November 2017

If you are looking for dishes that could easily be found in Japan, this is a great place to visit. Excellent location and service.

Thank DRVT
Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

Not good. Should have been great, given the location. Fish was not fresh or well presented. Salad and fish were not properly refrigerated. Go elsewhere.

Thank Elizabeth S
Reviewed 1 July 2017 via mobile

Finding this place may be a little difficult, but well worth the effort. They have inside dinning or an outside area which has heaters and a view of the Pacific. The bar is well stocked and if you like sake like I like sake, they...More

Thank James A
Reviewed 24 June 2017

Attended a business dinner with 5 other people. Our host ordered a variety of sushi and other japanese dishes (I am not an expert at ordering Japanese food so cannot identify them all). I am not usually a fan of sea urchin but really enjoyed...More

Thank onassif2017
Reviewed 23 June 2017 via mobile

I enjoyed my lunch here. The service was excellent and I enjoyed looking through the menu. I chose the sushi lunch. The maguro and salmon were good. The yellow tail and albacore were very fair. The special sushi wasn't amazing. I enjoyed the sake and...More

Thank cmeade
Reviewed 20 June 2017 via mobile

We were sent here by the Concierge of our upscale hotel in Del Mar. We were greatly disappointed in the ambience and food. It lacked everything we expected out of a coastal sushi restaurant. Bland sushi, overpriced and no ambience at all. I would not...More

Thank hipsnknees
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$31 - US$50
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1555 Camino Del Mar Ste 201, Del Mar, CA 92014-2408
    (Paseos De Las Flores)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Del Mar
  • Phone Number: +1 858-523-0479
  • E-mail
Shimbashi Izakaya, with sweeping views of the Pacific Ocean, is located on the Market Level at the Del Mar Plaza. We offer an extensive seasonal menu, fresh sushi and sashimi, a wide selection of sake and Japanese beer. With our tapas-style Japanese menu, Shimbashi Izakaya features fresh seafood that is always in season.
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