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₹₹ - ₹₹₹Asian, Japanese, Sushi
7127 Hollister Ave, Goleta, CA 93117-2859
+1 805-968-1838
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good40%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“ramen” (8 reviews)
“nigiri” (2 reviews)
“tempura” (3 reviews)
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Asian, Japanese, Sushi
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7127 Hollister Ave, Goleta, CA 93117-2859
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Reviews (40)
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1 - 10 of 39 reviews

Reviewed 6 September 2017

Really good Japanese food in a casual atmosphere. Great place to meet friends. My last visit was with a large birthday party and the staff was very accomodating.

Thank srg296
Reviewed 9 May 2017 via mobile

If you like sushi like we do this is your must try restaurant. Stroller friendly with lots of seating inside or outside. Many appetizer and lots of sushi to choose from. I've been here several times and never disappointed. Also our families favorite! Ample parking...More

Thank Nancy H
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

Nice Japanese food, great service and very friendly atmosphere. Went there without expectations and had a great night. Had the salmon teriyaki and yakiniku. Both were very good. Everything was value for many from portion size to quality. Worth a visit for a casual night...More

Thank Johan P
Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

I haven't been to Itsuki in over a year and was really impressed with improvements in service and food. We had the okonomiyaki appetizer (savory pancake with meat and vegetables) that was as good as those I've had in Japan! We followed with a course...More

Thank jlab4949
Reviewed 8 December 2016

We have been dining at Itsuki for decades, since they started as a tiny hole in the wall cafe on outer, upper State Street. The food was wonderful there, and the service, too. Of course we came to the new location when the business reopened...More

Thank ohtryit
Reviewed 10 September 2016

If you want good, traditional Japanese food in Goleta, Itsuki is the natural place to go to. They have all the basics staples of udon, ramen, tonkatsu, teriyaki, and tempura and you won't be disappointed. Gaku Chiba, the owner has taught his staff well. The...More

Thank Irontak
Reviewed 29 August 2016

This is our go to place for Japanese. The sushi is really excellent -very fresh, good selection and beautifully prepared. I've not tried the rolls, just the nigiri and sashimi. I love their Tsukemen ramen. The spicy ramen is good too. Another great favorite is...More

Thank ExportIng
Reviewed 28 July 2016

The wait staff was wonderful. My dinner friend ordered the incorrect meal - the restaurant made a new one without a charge! Wow. The sushi is very good. The menu is large. There are lots of tables and plenty of parking as the restaurant is...More

1  Thank MicheleC106
Reviewed 4 April 2016 via mobile

Better than average, not my first pick but in Goleta this would be my choice for Japanese. I did prefer the small little restaurant it was before, and thought the food was better there. Nonetheless, the lunch bentos are a good deal, and large portions...More

Thank emmyish
Reviewed 14 November 2015 via mobile

We came and were very pleased with the food. Which is what you come here for I guess... but never got a refill of water and waited way too long for the bill. Long enough to complete this review and its not even terribly crowded...More

Thank Devildog8411
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Restaurant Details

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Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations
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Open Hours
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7127 Hollister Ave, Goleta, CA 93117-2859
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Goleta
  • Phone Number: +1 805-968-1838
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