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Mobo Sushi

105 S River St, Santa Cruz, CA 95060-4541
+1 831-425-1700
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good28%
  • Average13%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
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Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
105 S River St, Santa Cruz, CA 95060-4541
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Reviewed October 2, 2018

I used to be a huge fan of Mobo but their prices have sky rocketted in the past few years while other Sushi restaurants in town have kept their prices steady. I don't frequent them much any more.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank rachleff
Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

The list of maki rolls is long and unusual. We ordered several different types and everything seemed fresh, if a little bland. Seaweed salad and edamame were exactly what you’d expect. Tempura was served hot and crisp.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank bangsibear
Reviewed August 8, 2018

the sushi bar is big- theres a great diverse menu of sushi and hey they even have American food for kids who do not like sushi- There are really good sake and overall the live music made this a great night out. I like this...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank WillS1706
Reviewed June 26, 2018

Mobo has been around for many years and was at one time very popular. I took a friend from out of town here. The menu is extensive, but is dated. I think a lot of people appreciate some visuals in a sushi menu now, especially...More

Date of visit: June 2018
1  Thank bixatthebeach
Reviewed June 26, 2018 via mobile

I had heard great things about MoBo and was eager too try it. We went for lunch. We were seated quickly. The menu is rich with choices. We took time to go through it and ended up choosing some house favorites. Once we ordered, the...More

Date of visit: June 2018
1  Thank JeriLG
Reviewed March 10, 2018

In the downtown area I would say Mobo and Shogun compete for some of the best. Shogun is larger, Mobo has more of a Santa Cruz flair with interesting sushi rolls and sushi combos.

Date of visit: November 2017
Thank RonCentralCA
Reviewed December 30, 2017 via mobile

First off there is so much more than sushi here. Lots of vegan items. The menu is really overwhelming with selections. You can even roll your own if you want. Tried the spicy tuna, dragon roll and udon. All good. We will have to go...More

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank chargerpow
Reviewed December 4, 2017

They have a huge menu and a good vegetarian selection but it seems like everything we got was just so-so. Took a long time to get our food and seemed overpriced for what we got. Was a bit dirty and dingy and just not very...More

Date of visit: November 2017
Thank Lala1275
Reviewed October 17, 2017 via mobile

We arrived at 6:30 on a Saturday night and we requested a quiet table. They seated us outside and it was perfect. I ordered the salmon and sashimi dinner and everything was quite delicious and plenty of food for lunch leftover the next day. I'm...More

Date of visit: October 2017
Thank luvw
Reviewed October 7, 2017 via mobile

Went her with the alluring thought of rolling my own sushi. Not as glamorous as it sounded after all. We were a party of 12. Staff friendly and efficient. Everyone got something different, some good some not. Simply spicy tuna roll good. Miso soup too.

Date of visit: October 2017
Thank jdsbiz98
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids
Open Hours
4:00 p.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. - 11:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
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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