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San Shi Go

205 Main St, Newport Beach, CA 92661-1325
+1 949-673-3724
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good13%
  • Average3%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
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“omakase” (5 reviews)
“sashimi” (5 reviews)
“tofu” (2 reviews)
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Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Seafood
205 Main St, Newport Beach, CA 92661-1325
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The best Japanese food there. My favorite is home made pumpkin tofu. It is seasonal dish, so got for it and ask. You won't be disappointed, I promise.

Thank Olga Z
Reviewed 21 March 2018

This is a true Japanese restaurant serving very fresh seafood dishes. Everything is well presented and has great taste. Very attentive service if you seat at the sushi bar. A very friendly atmosphere with helpful staff. For Japanese food lovers, it is a gem. Definitely...More

Thank Stanislaw T
Reviewed 29 January 2018

There just are not that many places where you can get Striped Jack, Akamutsu--Black Throat Sea Perch, O-Toro, Sawara--Japanese Spanish Mackerel, Goldeneye and Buri (fresh yellowtail). In addition, we greatly enjoyed almost all of the dishes we shared--cucumber salad, fried calamari, Octopus Tempura, the rolls,...More

Thank adalbert3
Reviewed 15 January 2018

Where to start. We live in Balboa and have been long-time patrons (since it opened) and typically enjoy the restaurant greatly. It is one of our favorite places to eat in Balboa. We had reservations for 6 for a birthday celebration on a Saturday night....More

Thank Ed M
Reviewed 31 July 2017 via mobile

We ordered the omakase to get a good feel for the sushi chefs favs. We said we'd try everything and did, the Uni was delicious, fresh tofu with broth, wide variety of fish I'd never had sushi style and everything was fantastic. So tasty! If...More

2  Thank SuzChef
Reviewed 21 February 2017

I am of Japanese descent and am used to excellent sushi and tempura. This ranked among the best I've had. The vegetable tempura was crisp and not greasy. The flavor of the vegetables came through well. The sushi and sashimi were tasty and fresh with...More

Thank Kay E
Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

What a great menu. The tofu melted in your mouth and the seasonal menu was extensive. Everything was delicious. Sake seemed very expensive, but the Japanese beer went perfectly instead.

Thank Rachelle G
Reviewed 7 September 2016

Ordered the omakase to celebrate 12-year anniversary with wife. Besides scoring some points, thanks to hiro-san's guidance, the 'off-the-menu' fish was probably the best I've had at a state-side Japanese restaurant. The restaurant is pretty nondescript, but don't be fooled. This place is the real...More

Thank derricktzau
Reviewed 6 September 2016

The fish at San Shi Go is always very fresh. The sushi chefs are very creative with their rolls. It is not fancy but the food is very good. I love the Blue Crab hand roll, it delicious.

Thank Kathy L
Reviewed 21 May 2016

The best Salmon Lemon Roll, I would go back for the Sashimi Kinka Mackarel and halibut Sushi. We were a group of 8 and we got out of there with tip for 350 no alcohol included. We order 33 total servings and ate from 17...More

Thank rmdtmd
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Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 205 Main St, Newport Beach, CA 92661-1325
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Newport Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 949-673-3724
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