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Arigato Sushi

1225 State St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-2607
+1 805-965-6074
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good23%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“sushi” (250 reviews)
“edamame” (14 reviews)
“hand rolls” (10 reviews)
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Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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1225 State St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-2607
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I’ve been to sushi restaurants all over California and this is one of my favorites. Everything was fresh and the menu has all the usual favorites plus several unique items. The nigiri and the rolls are both excellent. Service is good. I would recommend going...More

Thank Michael S
Reviewed 8 January 2018 via mobile

Not a cheap date but worth it small restaurant the service wow and the sushi was perfect make reservations for sure they book up fast

Thank John B
Reviewed 3 January 2018 via mobile

Thank you Trip Advisor community. I was in Santa Barbara yesterday for the first time and used your recommendations to pick Arigato Sushi. This was the best sushi of my life. and I consider myself a sushi snob. Fantastic food. Fabulous service. Value for your...More

Thank PangerBoy
Reviewed 22 November 2017

Where do I begin? The choice is vast and the quality is unbelievably good. Try the uni, and if you don't realize, Santa Barbara's uni is considered the best in the world and is exported to Japan. The softshell crab is just excellent. Other amazingly...More

Thank Waterloonie
Reviewed 14 November 2017

Arigato has truely amazing food. Our best meal in the US and we had many great meals. The service and atmospere are first class without being stuffy.We arrived at 5:20 pm for dinner and there was a queue forming so get there early or be...More

Thank gopbrains
Reviewed 12 November 2017 via mobile

Clearly the best sushi in town. All the standard things with a few creative extras. Can get very crowded at times. Priced to reflect its position in the market (highest) and the town it’s in (expensive). Go if you can afford it.

Thank David H
Reviewed 16 October 2017

a great and extremely fresh sushi place with an extensive menu (hard to choose...), right on State street, where everything is happening in Santa Barbara

Thank A_Praha
Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

Pros: wonderful food and amazing service. We went there twice with kids and they fixed us a table in no time. Even offered a storage for the stroller. And they have miso with mushrooms!! My personal recommendation - magic mushroom rolls. Cons: Closed during lunch....More

Thank Aya Y
Reviewed 12 October 2017

We were so lucky! Got seated at the sushi bar without having to wait! Kevin was our sushi chef and so entertaining to watch as he prepared our delicious food. The fish was all fresh but I have to say my favorite dish was the...More

Thank cshower
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

"Up all night" consists of sea urchin, and salmon roe on oysters on the half shelf, 3 in each order. If you like uni and oysters on the half shelf, you'd want to place a whole order for yourself. They are fresh, and have a...More

Thank L S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 10 - US$ 30
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:15 PM
5:30 PM - 10:15 PM
5:30 PM - 10:15 PM
5:30 PM - 10:15 PM
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1225 State St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-2607
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Barbara
  • Phone Number: +1 805-965-6074
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