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The Naked Fish


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Certificate of Excellence2017 Winner


Japanese, Seafood, Sushi, Asian, Fusion
Lunch, Dinner
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations

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Reviewed 26 November 2018

Their sushi is Americanized and fresh, and met average expectations on two visits. Service is average. It's conveniently located in the middle of town, so visitors might not realize that the best sushi restaurant is only two blocks away in the harder-to-find Creamery shopping center....More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank DrasticTraveler
Reviewed 15 August 2018

As someone previously mentioned this is not a traditional Japanese restaurant. The food is more Japanese fusion. Having said that, we had a great meal. Lots of different dishes in more of a tapas style but everything was delicious. We called in for a meal...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Wes13
Reviewed 7 July 2018

We ate The Naked Fish in Paso previously and this was my first visit to the San Luis Obispo location. If you love fresh fish, sushi, sashimi, etc. definitely check this place out. The menu is large with something for everyone. We had a couple...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank williamsY6519VS
Reviewed 11 February 2018

Preface: We have eaten here before and know that this is not authentic sushi - typically fish in rolls with a mayonnaise sauce, but palatable. After tonight, we will never return or recommend to tourists. Upmost, the wait staff provide excellent customer service but they...More

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank MorroRock
Reviewed 20 December 2017 via mobile

This was our first visit here, but, thanks to sushi chef, Glen, it won’t be our last. We sat at the bar, which we recommend, because the old adage that the people at the bar are served the best cuts of fish seems to be...More

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank jonr105
Reviewed 21 November 2017 via mobile

Fun atmosphere, good service and great sushi. So many specialty rolls that were wonderful. Had the special “Monday margarita” which was delicious.

Date of visit: November 2017
Thank scottfamilyranch
Reviewed 7 September 2017

Ate her while in town for Friday night concert in the park. Truth about seafood played, go see them, good to dance to. Food was good, service quick. Only issue is the Sushi Chefs were allowing a group of younger men carry on with bad...More

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank 923JimM923
Reviewed 26 August 2017

We were visiting a friend in Paso for some wine tasting and she recommended Naked Fish. We went there for dinner and had a great time. They have been only open for a month but you wouldn't know it. The place was busy with a...More

Date of visit: August 2017
Thank richard g
Reviewed 19 June 2017

I observed very attentive service throughout the restaurant. I was seated at the sushi bar almost immediately upon arrival even though it was busy during the Thursday Farmers Market in SLO. As I looked at the menu the chef asked me what flavors I liked...More

Date of visit: June 2017
Thank ExpatAlbertan
Reviewed 20 May 2017

Friendly staff, very good food. Tried the udon bowl with shrimp and a tempura hand roll for lunch. The udon bowl had a very nice assortment of fresh vegetables, tasty shrimp and good noodles; the flavor of the broth was somewhat light to my taste,...More

Date of visit: May 2017
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