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Sushi King

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Santa Monica
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1330 Wilshire Blvd, Santa Monica, CA 90403-5411
+1 310-395-0120
17:30 - 22:30
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Sun 17:30 - 22:00
Tue - Sat 17:30 - 22:30
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London, United Kingdom
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115 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 151 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 July 2014 via mobile

Very tasty sushi. Good sized cuts of fish. One of the best sushi joints I have been to, though the menu does not have the vast selection of some other restaurants. Service was good. The place is very popular and space for waiting is limited so suggest you go early.

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Queenstown, New Zealand
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229 reviews
141 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 June 2014

We live most of the year in New Zealand and have limited access to great sushi, so when we hit Southern Cal., we can't wait to try new sushi restaurants. Based on a friends recommendation, we went to Sushi King and really enjoyed the food and atmosphere. Fortunately we were able to find an open table, because the restaurant is... More 

Thank Kimcarp
Tokyo, Japan
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211 reviews
137 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 151 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 December 2013

A friend of mine took me to this place saying that Sushi King has been his favorite for more than 20 years. The name of the restaurant sounded fishy to a Japanese but the quality was..... outstanding! (Possible discomfort) Not much except: 1) you have to find a parking space along Wilshire Blvd which can be a nightmare in LA!... More 

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Tulsa, OK
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88 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 December 2013

Ate here on a Saturday evening with my teenage daughter on a recent visit to Santa Monica. We were not disappointed! Place was full, so we sat at the sushi bar and got to watch the chefs at work. Everything was really good and fresh, but the rainbow roll and softshell crab rolls were the stars! We would definitely come... More 

Thank Tulsan
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155 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 October 2013 via mobile

I have been craving sushi for weeks and am so glad I picked this place to satisfy my craving. The sushi here is great, fresh fish no fuss. Its authentic, we sat at the bar and the sushi chef placed the sushi on our plates as he made then. The menu is simple, a handfull of rolls and a bunch... More 

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Oakland, California
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339 reviews
209 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 June 2013

Upon a friend's recommendation, this was our choice for an early dinner after a UCLA graduation ceremony. We were only disappointed that the spider rolls (soft shell crab), and the "Purple Island" were not available. One of our favorites was the calamari from the starters' menu. We had the green tea tempura dessert, which we all agreed had a little... More 

Thank Barbara_Antle
Buenos Aires, Argentina
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 15 May 2013

I almost don't want to write this review but here it is. I'm native to the area and this is my favorite place to eat sushi. It's not fancy, trendy or flashy. It's no frills, quality, authentic sushi at a great price. It's also very small with limited hours, no reservations. If you want really good food, just come here,... More 

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Sao Jose dos Campos
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83 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 October 2012

It is a small restaurant, we waited around 15 mins to be seated. Ordered a combo of sushi and teriyaki/tempura. Fresh fish, yellow tail sashimi was amazing.

Thank Emi-BR
Quebec City, Canada
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 September 2012

The fish is so fresh, it is amazing. As other people were saying, from the outside, it's not really inviting, but when you enter you reveive a warm welcome. We sat at the sushi bar and look at the sushi men when he was preparing our food. We ask him a few question about what was in the rolls since... More 

Thank MAGiroux
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21 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 August 2012

Oh my Goodness we had such a great meal. This Sushi King was found by my sister on Yelp. Great reviews were so true had to share on tripadvisor. The Sea Bass Misoyaki was amazing.. Talk about melt in your mouth. Along with the Tuna sashimi Salad was so good. I might not have words to tell how much we... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff
Good for
Open Hours
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:30
17:30 - 22:30
17:30 - 22:30
17:30 - 22:30
17:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1330 Wilshire Blvd, Santa Monica, CA 90403-5411
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Monica>  > Santa Monica
  • Neighbourhood: Santa Monica
  • Phone Number: +1 310-395-0120

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

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