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Minato Sushi

23505 El Toro Rd, Lake Forest, CA 92630-4755
+1 949-472-4547
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good35%
  • Average17%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“lunch” (3 reviews)
“tempura” (2 reviews)
“sushi” (12 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 AM - 9:00 PMAll hours
Sushi, Asian, Japanese
$$ - $$$
23505 El Toro Rd, Lake Forest, CA 92630-4755
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Reviewed 3 June 2017

We have been to Minato several times in the past, but had not been there for well over a year when my son and I went for lunch last week. They have changed the menu, now offering an all-you-can eat menu as well as a...More

Thank Glenn L
Reviewed 21 May 2017

What did I like about this sushi place? The ratio of rice to sushi was good, not too little and not too much. Often sushi places, especially AYCE ones, have a lot of rice wrapped around the sushi. So you get full with rice. But...More

Thank Camellia S
Reviewed 12 April 2017

We've been looking a a 'reasonable' place to get a good bento lunch for a while since our favorite place in Irvine turned into a Taiwanese restaurant. This is definitely a neighborhood place. The folks at the sushi bar were definitely enjoying themselves (not obnoxiously)....More

Thank Stephen N
Reviewed 6 January 2016

The food is superb. Staff very friendly. I do recommend "all you can eat". Food is very fresh made for order. Thy the Alaskan rolls. Delish.

Thank Malgorzata E
Reviewed 30 October 2015 via mobile

This restaurant has a wonderful friendly staff. Thanks to James for a wonderful dinner and for been such a great chef. The fish was very fresh and could not be better prepared. Definitely a recommendation for a great sushi place.

Thank Hpinzon
Reviewed 20 July 2015

I went here with my wife and a long time friend last week and had a great time. They have an all you can eat deal for 25 but they also have buy two rolls get one free so you can get 3 rolls for...More

Thank matt v
Reviewed 18 June 2015

THe quality of food was amazing. they OFer More fish and leSS rice. the color of the fish was so bright which indicate FResh fisH. theY aRe not Premade sushi fooD. service From the blonde girl was great. she was fast and efficient. this is...More

Reviewed 23 May 2015 via mobile

Sitting here having a beer and eating sushi. Doesn't get much better. Food is great. Young and James are awesome. John roll is the best roll.

2  Thank JPLF248
Reviewed 25 April 2015 via mobile

My Lake Forest guy pals and "yours truly" enjoyed visiting "Minato Sushi" last Tuesday April 21st, 2015. I had sushi earlier at another restaurant, so I opted for a cooked combination plate which included grilled teriyaki salmon!!! Yummy! My friends took the "All You Can...More

1  Thank goriajk
Reviewed 3 December 2014 via mobile

I love this place. James and Young are awesome. If you order all you can eat, you walk away stuffed. They have many types of sushi rolls and they're all great to eat.

1  Thank JPLF248
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Restaurant Details

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Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 8:00 PM
11:30 AM - 8:30 PM
11:30 AM - 8:30 PM
11:30 AM - 8:30 PM
11:30 AM - 8:30 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 23505 El Toro Rd, Lake Forest, CA 92630-4755
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Lake Forest
  • Phone Number: +1 949-472-4547
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