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Arigato Sushi

1225 State St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-2607
+1 805-965-6074
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good23%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“sushi” (247 reviews)
“edamame” (14 reviews)
“hand rolls” (10 reviews)
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Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1225 State St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-2607
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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 1 week ago 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
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

Food was amazing and our waitress was so helpful. We had sashimi and rolls - the choice was fantastic.

Thank clairecade
Reviewed 5 September 2017 via mobile

Every trip to SB we make sure to have at least one dinner at Arigato Sushi. The ambiance is fun with indoor and outdoor options, the service is welcoming and friendly and the Sushi is delicious! All the fish is super fresh, you won't be...More

Thank Katie Sue G
Reviewed 24 August 2017 via mobile

We went there at around 8:30 pm, was pretty busy, but we got a table with no wait. Service was very friendly and prompt. The number of rolls is enormous and all that we had were great. Also the Japanese Octopus carpaccio was delightful! Definitely...More

Thank Gregor R
Reviewed 23 August 2017

I've frequently asked for recommendations for excellent Japanese restaurants in Santa Barbara, and Arigato unanimously comes up. So, I was most eager to try it. Granted that I am not a sushi eater, but the menu was quite appealing for the vast array of dishes...More

Thank Pippiduck
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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
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
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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