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Islands Sushi & PuPu Bar

$$ - $$$
Mission Valley / Hotel Circle
Sushi, Japanese, Bar, Asian, Pub
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2270 Hotel Cir N, San Diego, CA 92108-2810
+1 619-297-1101
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Maple Grove, MN, United States
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59 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

Had the California roll and spicy tuna and it was delicious. During happy hour 4-7 it is cheaper and very reasonably priced. I'll be back!!

Thank John E
Columbus, Ohio
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471 reviews
275 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 196 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 November 2016

I stayed at this hotel, and there were not many other options withing walking distance. This is separate though across the hall from the main restaurant, and it is pretty much a bar with a sushi bar--lots of tv's for sports too. The sushi I had was good as was the beer. They also later in the weekend were kind... More 

Thank kgilbert78
Montgomery, Minnesota
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89 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 October 2016

We ate here one night. They have some sushi options as well as other food too. My son appreciated they had a kids menu with pizza to choose from.

Thank Jesse S
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105 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 October 2016

Meet a group of people here one afternoon during happy hour and had drinks and some of the appetizers they offered. During happy hour they have several that are half price and a very good value and they were very good. I had enough to fill me up and didn't have to eat dinner that night.

Thank nebraskafoxy
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305 reviews
176 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 September 2016

I ordered the California rolls 2x Th first night. They were good enough that I ordered them to go on another night. Service was quick which I appreciated.

Thank labguides
Level Contributor
4 reviews
Reviewed 26 July 2016

I didn't like sushi before, now I'm in love with the Hanalei Bay Roll. Its hella good if you dont like raw you will like the Hanalei Roll its crispy juicy, just delicious.

Thank Jessy R
Saint Louis, Missouri
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 June 2016

I ordered hand roll tuna. It was scrumptious and the price was reasonable. There was always a crowd at the sushi bar and that is because the sushi is plain great.

Thank linwoods96
Austin, Texas
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129 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 June 2016

Wonderful sashimi and sushi prepared by the talented and professional sushi master on the night of June 13th , 2016. Ample amounts of entrée served .The waitstaff was professional and attentive. this restaurant sits right off the lobby so there are guests of the hotel passing through. The restaurant has a full service bar and a few tvs where one... More 

Thank arlene b
San Francisco
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59 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 October 2015

Happy Hour Review: Monday - Friday 5pm-7pm Late Night Happy Hour is Nightly 10pm-midnight Parking: Free with validation! Food/Drinks: Spicy Tuna Roll Spicy Tuna/Salmon Hand Rolls Spam Musubi Rainbow Row Mai Tai Blue Hawaiian -Fish was nice and fresh, with good portions for the price! I came on a Tuesday around 6pm and didn't have to wait in line at... More 

Thank NanNanSF
Swadlincote, United Kingdom
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464 reviews
117 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 202 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 October 2015

Not wanting to go out as we arrived late this was a good option. Touch on the expensive side but tasty and convenient. Sushi staff is friendly, waiting staff a bit mixed, some could smile a bit more.

Thank spamobile

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Sushi, Japanese, Bar, Asian, Pub
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2270 Hotel Cir N, San Diego, CA 92108-2810
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego>  > Mission Valley / Hotel Circle
  • Neighbourhood: Mission Valley / Hotel Circle
  • Phone Number: +1 619-297-1101

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