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I Love Sushi

105 S River St, Santa Cruz, CA 95060-4541
+1 831-425-1700
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good27%
  • Average8%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible6%
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“sushi” (38 reviews)
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Japanese, Sushi, Asian
$$ - $$$
105 S River St, Santa Cruz, CA 95060-4541
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Reviewed 16 August 2017

I'm not making this up. I've been all over the world. We stumbled on this spot quite by accident and it is now the only place we go to when we hit Santa Cruz. The sushi is fusion-style - they're totally creative. The menu forces...More

Thank american_foxhound
Reviewed 31 July 2017

Wonderful service and great sushi! Took my friend here for her birthday, it was amazing! They were pretty packed at the time but despite it, we were sat immediately, and then promptly served us multiple on the house appetizers and an extra hot sake too!...More

Thank Sportygrlusa
Reviewed 26 July 2017 via mobile

Decided to eat here for my birthday dinner since the reviews were decent and was very disappointed. Our salads had what looked like pubic hairs in them so we sent them back. After that we were turned off from eating anything else but we decided...More

Thank gabreezymonster
Reviewed 1 July 2017 via mobile

Great service and Great food! The restaurant was busy and yet the staff always found time to check back with our table! Food came out in a timely manner and the presentation was fantastic. Good choices on the menu for all types of eaters! If...More

Thank alexmK6551OV
Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

Drove up to Santa Cruz to take my college-aged daughter out for dinner. She usually wants Japanese food when I ask her what kind of food she desires (we usually go to a few other Japanese restaurants) so I suggested this place. Not far from...More

Thank doctorbobf
Reviewed 18 November 2016

I Love Sushi! We were in downtown Santa Cruz and were craving sushi and decided to stop by for dinner. The rolls were unique and delicious. The atmosphere was a lot of fun with people singing karaoke. We tried several different rolls recommended by the...More

Thank santacruzskater8312
Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

This place is cool. Great healthy food for a great price. The staff are so nice. Would defs go back! 😊🍣💞🍱🎉🍤😁🍚

Thank Minx O
Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

My coworker and I ate here a year ago when we were in town. I am back solo for work and stopped in again. It was good then and it was good now. Would highly recommend. Staff is very friendly and sushi is priced right!!!

Thank Fr0gge17
Reviewed 12 August 2016

Our group of 5 all walked away happy --- even those of us who don't love sushi. Almost as soon as we were seated, the servers brought us edamame, cucumber salad, a small sushi plate, miso soup and warm sake on the house. Off to...More

Thank yakima4
Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

Sushi is one of our favorite Date Night foods. This place was one of the best Sushi places we have been to anywhere. They start off providing - on the house - warm Sake, two pieces of sushi, a small dish of edamame, a small...More

Thank TravelDeMistyFied
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 105 S River St, Santa Cruz, CA 95060-4541
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Cruz
  • Phone Number: +1 831-425-1700
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