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The Sushi Spot

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670 9th St, Arcata, CA 95521-6248
+1 707-822-1221
16:00 - 21:00
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Mon - Thu 12:00 - 21:00
Fri 12:00 - 22:00
Sat - Sun 16:00 - 21:00
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56 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were there just little passed the dinner hour, I know the waitress so that's great, we had a great time but we were waiting almost 45 mins for 4 rolls, the kitchen need to be faster, the food is not bad compare to the price The one of only reason we waited until our food came cause while we... More 

Thank Tony R
United States
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49 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 April 2017

When they are on their game they are, hands, down, one of the best and most unique sushi menus I have seen. I have eaten here a LOT and I would say that the biggest problem is that they will often not have something on the menu, though they only mention it when you have waited and go pick up... More 

Thank Atlasheld
1 review
Reviewed 8 March 2017 via mobile

We have been to the sister restaurant in McKinleyville and loved it. Came in for lunch today at the Arcata restaurant. Waitress took our order, food was good, were approximately 4 other parties in the restaurant. One roll was wrong and the chef took over 45 minutes to get my wife's replacement Philly roll. He brought it out in person,... More 

Thank John H
San Francisco, California
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18 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 19 February 2017

The Sushi Spot never disappoints. There are food options for everyone and it always hits the spot ;o)

Thank plantetarytraveller
Humboldt County, California
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49 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017

I've eaten here only 4 times and have gotten take-out a few and it's always deelish! Everything is fresh and when it's Dungeness crab season that is the only roll I order (with soy wrap). Until lately...the Moonstone Beach roll is a worthy competitor. Also like their Miso soup, not too seaweed-ish. It's just right. There are too many things... More 

Thank CMC_03
san francsico
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45 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 February 2017

This was my second trip on the recommendation of a local friend. The sushi is fresh and good. Especially like the special rolls! Very inventive! The Butsugiri is very good too - its like a combo of sashimi and poke. I will visit again the next time I am in town.

Thank sami678
Arcata, California
1 review
Reviewed 18 November 2016

we have been coming to Sushi Spot since the beginning when the first owner opened the restaurant. Since then she sold it to a young couple. At first the food was spotty, with not so fresh fish and not so great service. Now, I would say the food had vastly improved but the service is terrible. Perhaps they think that... More 

Thank radniel
Arcata. CA.
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132 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 August 2016

I have usual gone thee with other who want good sushi. They do a great job with that. I usually have something else. They get fresh organic food and prepare it just right. I have enjoyed their chicken curry a few times. It comes with a small fresh fruit salad. I think they do everything well. The service was excellent.... More 

Thank John Y
Krabi Town, Thailand
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16 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 July 2016

Concise menu with everything plus new special menu at every visit. Happy hour for drink specials, and I like the atmosphere and location.

Thank Nate H
Columbia, South Carolina
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 June 2016 via mobile

After a hike through the Sequoias, we found this little spot in Arcata. Our server was friendly and offered great suggestions for touring the area. The sushi was creatively conceived and perfectly made. We loved the one with Dijon mustard. Our meal here was perfect, and is a treasured memory of a magical trip to the PNW.

Thank jah187

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 10 - US$ 15
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
16:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 670 9th St, Arcata, CA 95521-6248
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Humboldt County  >  Arcata
  • Phone Number: +1 707-822-1221

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