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Naka Sushi Restaurant

1200 41st Avenue, Begonia Plaza, Santa Cruz, CA 95010
+1 831-479-9620
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  • Excellent86%
  • Very good14%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
13 Sep 2017
“Great place ...”
26 Apr 2017
“GREAT sushi spot”
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Japanese, Sushi, Asian
1200 41st Avenue, Begonia Plaza, Santa Cruz, CA 95010
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Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

Had diner at Naka Sushi. Ordered edamame beans, sashimi combo and sake. Except for the beans which I think were microwaved all was very very good. The beans had lost their bite and were a bit mushy inside which is why I think the nuking...More

Thank devege
Reviewed 26 April 2017 via mobile

Great sushi spot! Cute atmosphere, nice decorations inside. The nigiri is to die for; great fresh fish, huge amount, the nigiri is totally worth it!!! Nice staff, fresh good food, great sushi rolls!

1  Thank ST393
Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

Food is authentic Japanese. No faking here. Awesome freshness and large portions. Fun atmosphere! We think the best food in the area.

Thank Ty M
Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

Small sushi alcove across the street from the Fairfield. Great find! Very large sushi plate. We shared it, along with an eggplant tempura. Nice ambiance, hardworking staff, but sometimes slow... as they get busy and there's a line by 7 ish...

1  Thank benergizer2017
Reviewed 11 August 2015

We tend to visit at least one sushi restaurant wherever we travel since my wife is a sushi fanatic. Nice large pieces of fresh fish and BIG rolls. They don't press the rolls tight, like most sushi places, which may be part of the reason...More

3  Thank jeffb1
Reviewed 2 August 2015 via mobile

The best sushi ever. The fish is very fresh and tasty. Other cooked foods like unaju and chicken cutlet curry is amazing. The appetizers like edamame and hamachikama is also delicious. The service is quick and the dishes were clean.

2  Thank 2020 - Seiya M
Reviewed 2 August 2015 via mobile

Never had better sushi than this restaurant. Very small and authentic Japanese cuisine. Freshest fish and really good miso soup and appetizers. Love this place!

2  Thank Ty M
Reviewed 17 April 2014

I have been to sushi restaurants with bigger menus, more variety of rolls, but Naka's is still the best ever! The rolls are huge, the sashimi slices are generous. I don't even want to say anymore because I don't want to lose my seat at...More

2  Thank surfandturf65
Reviewed 6 February 2014

Sushi is my favorite food. I have lived in the Santa Cruz area for 10 years, and my husband grew up here. We both agree that if you are looking for the BEST sushi, with fresh fish and generous portions, this is the place! The...More

3  Thank kathysjourneys
Reviewed 22 July 2013

My boyfriend and I stayed one night in Santa Cruz...pretty much on a whim, and we were beyond pleased to discover Naka Sushi. These Sushi Rolls are the size of most burritos. And they were fresh and delicious. We live in Chicago and have seen...More

2  Thank leannekmartin
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Restaurant Details

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Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Open Hours
5:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1200 41st Avenue, Begonia Plaza, Santa Cruz, CA 95010
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Cruz
  • Phone Number: +1 831-479-9620
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