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Azuki Sushi Lounge

2321 5th Ave, San Diego, CA 92101-1610
+1 619-238-4760
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good27%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“nigiri” (11 reviews)
“miso soup” (7 reviews)
“fresh sushi” (5 reviews)
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Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
2321 5th Ave, San Diego, CA 92101-1610
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wow, it's tiny, but it packs a punch! Thesucshi is spectacular and the rolls are so creative. The have plenty of local and Japanese sashimi and it's all top notch, can't wait to go back!

Thank Dany Z
Reviewed 7 May 2018

Loved the sushi here. We stopped by for lunch on a weekday. The fish is super fresh. The sushi rice is tangy and tasty. The iced green matcha tea was the perfect complement to the sushi. The restaurant is not pretentious, which was a nice...More

Thank B P
Reviewed 30 April 2018

We love sushi and we thoroughly enjoyed this experience..on par with Sushi Ota. We shared some sushi and followed that by sharing a salmon risotto. I also tried a flight of cold sake..usuallu I go fo r warm sake..was a pleasant change.

Thank robinhenry
Reviewed 13 January 2018

Our group of 10 visited Azuki and enjoyed a festive selection of carefully prepared, amazingly fresh, and skillfully presented nigiri, sashimi, and sushi rolls. I would judge it "EXCELLENT" due to the wonderful taste, aftertaste, and mouthfeel of their truly fresh "right out-o'-the-water" taste: no...More

Thank tplife
Reviewed 3 October 2017

My wife and I enjoyed yet another delicious lunch last week at Azuki Sushi. As usual, we ordered dishes to share. I started us with the Shrimp and vegetable tempura plate; the generous portions of shrimp & veggies were quite good, but the tempura dipping...More

Thank Jerry S
Reviewed 2 October 2017

There are perhaps five really good sushi restaurants in San Diego (a surprisingly small number considering our oceanic front yard). Azuki Sushi Lounge is without a doubt in the top three of that list - possibly #1. It's authentic, sustainable, and always on point. It's...More

1  Thank devilfishsd
Reviewed 10 August 2017

I would give 1 star for the pricing and 3-4 for the food. Example, $17 for one roll that I had and this same roll would cost $9 in San Francisco and $7 in Reno Nevada where the sushi is much better. Being a mixed...More

Thank Glen H
Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

Food was good but service was terrible. We felt like we were an inconvenience to the staff. We are from Chicago and expected sushi to be crazy good on the coast. Not the case. Disappointed!

Thank k a
Reviewed 12 July 2017

I have been here a handful of times. The menu is surprisingly diverse, and have had some amazing dishes. I prefer sashimi and nigiri, over rolls, it has plenty of options, and some room for adventure! The front room is small and appropriate for a...More

Thank Jennifer F
Reviewed 11 May 2017

Wow! This little place on 5th avenue is hopping. Some of the best Sushi I have eaten in a long time. There menu us very diverse. Even non sushi lovers will find something delicious to eat. What a variety! Any possible combination. Wait staff is...More

Thank T.t. B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2321 5th Ave, San Diego, CA 92101-1610
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego
  • Phone Number: +1 619-238-4760
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