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Sushi Wasabi

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14460 Newport Ave Ste E, Tustin, CA 92780-5637
+1 714-505-3496
12:00 - 20:00
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Southlake, Texas
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21 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 February 2016 via mobile

Used to be great, but the original owners have sold the place. Look at the gorgeous pictures and read the great reviews - they are all from before the new people took over. That beautifully presented sushi in the pictures is nothing like what is being served at this restaurant now.

Thank PlaysOneOnTV
Orange, California
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 7 October 2014

this little hole in the wall serves the very fresh fish. the sushi melts in your mouth. the bar is omakase style (i.e. chef's choice, "trust me"). you keep eating until you're full. but be careful, it adds up. you definitely get what you pay for.

Thank Danny O
Irvine, California
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40 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 January 2014

Nice sushi restaurant, clean and trendy. The sushi is above average and value is average. Could get crowded.

1 Thank jcv179
Yorkville, IL
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18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 October 2013

If you didn't know it was there or someone didn't recommend sushi wasabi, you wouldn't know it existed. Best quality, extremely fresh sushi. Very casual. Come in, sit down and let the chef take over. ... And reasonably priced.

Thank jkgetchell
Flagstaff, Arizona
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19 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 September 2012 via mobile

You couldn't tell that this is a high ranking sushi restaurant by its exterior. A hole in t the wall restaurant in a small strip mall is what you're going to see. But looks are definitely deceiving. This chef goes to the LA fishmarket every morning and handpicks the food that he's going to serve for the day. Sit at... More 

Thank Az911rn
Santa Ana, California
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52 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 July 2012

The sushi here is fabulous! Fresh, fresh, fresh! But it's not for beginners or those who rely on California rolls and other combination rolls. This is the real thing! Straight sushi or sashimi if you prefer with just a couple of hand rolls. Oh, the blue crab roll!! The owner prefers to give you what he chooses in the order... More 

Thank Hapitrails2u
Santa Ana, CA
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36 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 June 2012

The chef makes the real thing-fresh from the fish market, so you get the best of the day. Obviously, the sushi varies from season to season. You pay by the piece, and an evening for two, with tea and beer, can easily hit $90+. But for special occasions, you can't beat this sushi.

Thank edtherapist
Hacienda Heights, California
1 review
Reviewed 14 October 2011

This restaurant is famous for its "Omakase" (Sushi chief decides what to serve based on best availability.) The most remarkable are blue crab hand roll, chopped toro, and oysters. No California rolls or to go, please.

Thank feimui417
Newport Beach, California
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 July 2011

This place is just amazing. I mean its a little bit pricy. However, I didn't see the California Rolls, maybe I'm just blind. Anyways, this place is undeniably good and there are so many other good restaurants next to it too. Don't miss the also amazing korean bbq restaurant next to it and the taco shop across the street. They're... More 

Thank Journey0nEarth
Tustin, CA
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 July 2011

It's next to a check cashing office but don't let the location fool you. This place is the real deal! It's pricey but you get what you pay for.....THE BEST SUSHI. It's so fresh and the portions are generous. Thick slices of fish cover a ball of rice the size of a Peanut M&M. Go with "omakase" and trust the... More 

Thank chefbonnieinoc

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
Open Hours
12:00 - 20:00
12:00 - 20:00
12:00 - 20:00
12:00 - 20:00
12:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 14460 Newport Ave Ste E, Tustin, CA 92780-5637
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Tustin
  • Phone Number: +1 714-505-3496

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?