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130 N El Camino Real Ste A, Encinitas, CA 92024-2880
+1 760-634-2746
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good16%
  • Average4%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible8%
21 Jan 2017
“Top Sushi in San Diego”
25 Mar 2016
“Best Sushi in San Diago County”
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Japanese, Sushi, Asian
$$ - $$$
130 N El Camino Real Ste A, Encinitas, CA 92024-2880
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Reviewed 4 April 2013

Simply the best sushi in San Diego. FIsh comes fresh from Japan and other countries each day. The two sushi chefs are friendly and experts. It's almost a show to watch them with their knives. Tonite Kaito hand sliced a scallop into about 20 slices,...More

Thank sdphil
Reviewed 26 January 2013

First of all, the address Trip Advisor is not correct so hopefully they change it. The address is now 130-A N El Camino Real, Encinitas, CA 92024. It's in a strip mall a few doors down from Five Guys Burgers for frame of reference. I...More

1  Thank saintba
Reviewed 19 January 2013 via mobile

We had a mixture of soup, sushi and chicken and rice. The tempora rolls were awesome as was the red tail rolls. It was a great place to grab some sushi and a Japanese beer. If you have not tried it check it out you...More

Thank gaburlison
Reviewed 24 November 2012

The Sashimi was excellent but the sushi led to a lower score. Kaito is a small Japanese restaurant in a very large outdoor strip mall. I would not rate them average but if you are going for sushi, then it would be good, not very...More

Thank Beemer87
Reviewed 25 October 2012

the service was extremely slow ( few patrons in restaurant ) , but the food was awful. I grew up in Hawaii and have been eating sushi for 50 years, I would not recommend this place , it was so expensive and far below standard...More

Thank GoSusan
Reviewed 4 September 2012

Small unassuming sushi spot. Traditional style and extremely fresh fish. Had Bluefin toro that melted in your mouth. DFR and Suncoast rolls were excellent. the Seared ono on top of the DFR roll was a great texture contrast to the spicy tuna inside. The Suncoast...More

Thank Dglesq
Reviewed 1 July 2012

Great place. Check out the chef specials for a group. Superb presentation and delicious eating. It is a place that you want to return to try other items on the menu.

Thank jackstras
Reviewed 5 January 2012

We have been eating at Kaito for several years now and it never fails to be fresh, excellent and simply the most delicious sushi and sashimi I have ever been lucky enough to eat. Koz is amazing!

Thank jacquiejune
Reviewed 20 October 2011

We sat at the sushi bar, and enjoyed the specials of the chef. A luxury was the blue fin tuna sashimi. We had a good time, and all was exceptional.

Thank s111star
Reviewed 3 July 2011

Best Sushi EVER! Fresh and high quality. Excellent service. Perfect atmosphere for both family and business.

Thank LisaStocks
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  • Address: 130 N El Camino Real Ste A, Encinitas, CA 92024-2880
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Encinitas
  • Phone Number: +1 760-634-2746
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