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Mobo Sushi

105 S River St, Santa Cruz, CA 95060-4541
+1 831-425-1700
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good29%
  • Average9%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible6%
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“sushi” (47 reviews)
“bento box” (4 reviews)
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Japanese, Sushi, Asian
$$ - $$$
105 S River St, Santa Cruz, CA 95060-4541
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I came here with my kids on spring break. The restaurant is clean but lacks some ambience. The menu is full of really good stuff, but we were unfamiliar with some of the vocabulary in the waitstaff wasn't very helpful with us. The sushimi was...More

Thank AmyJune H
Reviewed 9 January 2017

I ordered the Bento Box – Teriyaki Beef, California roll, salad & miso soup $10.95. The Mr. had the weekly combo special: 2 rolls (4 pieces each), 3 nigiris and soup. $10.95. The rest of the family ordered vegetarian rolls. Busy, with TV’s . The...More

Thank Alice34203
Reviewed 5 January 2017

I have been going to Mobo Sushi for a long time. Measured in decades. On my visit today, my family was served food that can best be described as mediocre to inedible. The Saoga my Heart was misdescribed. The tuna was not "skewered flame broiled"...More

Thank William R
Reviewed 12 December 2016

Mobo Sushi is magnificent. The food and service is always amazing and it is a place you save up money to go out and enjoy a couple hours eating and drinking here. The food is a little pricey, but that is to be expected; it's...More

Thank Dannie H
Reviewed 14 September 2016

LOVE LOVE LOVE the sushi here. It is so creative...macadamia nuts with fish??? Yes, please....they also have other japanese food too, but everyone comes for the fresh, delicious sushi!

Thank LoLo B
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Went to Mobo with a small group for a birthday celebration and will never go back. Bad service (very arrogant host), smelly restaurant, medicore food. There are way too many other sushi restaurants in the SC area to bother going back.

Thank A H
Reviewed 10 May 2016

An annual visit location for 15 years! We're always treated well and the food is excellent. Sake bombs are the, well, the bomb! Great entertainment watching the sake bomb dominoes!

Thank Mickey S
Reviewed 6 March 2016

Can always guaranteed good meal. Fresh and yummy. Sushi in general is always a little more expensive thatn other meals, but it seemed pricier here than in other spots in Santa Cruz. Service is adequate, could have used water sooner or another saki, but they...More

Thank AmyJune H
Reviewed 8 February 2016

we love going to mobo sushi. they have wonderful food, and are fantastic with my 9 year old daughter!

Thank mel l
Reviewed 3 January 2016 via mobile

We visited Mobo Sushi on the recommendation of a friend, who pointed out that there is a large selection of 22 vegetarian and vegan sushi rolls. There is also a full menu of traditional cooked items, bento boxes, sashimi, and sushi. Two memorable rolls we...More

Thank alviemsw
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
16:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 105 S River St, Santa Cruz, CA 95060-4541
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Cruz
  • Phone Number: +1 831-425-1700
  • E-mail