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375 Bristol St Ste 40, Costa Mesa, CA 92626-7904
+1 714-641-5654
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:00
Closed now
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Mon - Thu 17:00 - 21:00
Mon - Fri 11:30 - 14:00
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 21:30
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Orange County, California
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66 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

Great service, large selection, tasty (& fresh) sushi. Although they have more than sushi here I'd recommend the obvious. Dine here with a friend, share more than 2 rolls. They have a pretty creative array to choose from.

Thank AnnonTraveler5150
Redding, California
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237 reviews
154 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

Found Sushi Imari and what a great find! Stopped in for a late dinner and loved the food. It is a very quaint restaurant and does not have much seating. Wait for a table was only like 5 min. The staff was great and they brought little surprise treats while we were waiting for our food. Definitely worth checking out!!

Thank BQTraveler
Napa Valley, California
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184 reviews
126 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

I thought this was a place I had previously been to, so went here. When I got there, I realized it wasn't. There were a few good signs that we should try it. They got a good rating with a large number of reviews and the place was mobbed. The hostess wasn't the most inviting, but probably because they were... More 

Thank Cali-Native2015
Columbia, Maryland
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92 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2016

This was one of the best sushI I have had. Visiting Newport Being in CA for a conference, I was craving for sushi. Used Tripadvisor to find Imari and was not disappointed. Ordered the garlic edamame, mandu and the roll of the day, hot and spicy tuna. Fantastic. Good portions so I did not feel stuffed. I was given a... More 

Thank Masoodclan
Los Angeles
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32 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 April 2016

If you're lucky enough for them to have the bluefin tuna, don't hesitate....order it. Sashimi is so fresh, melts in your mouth. Not cheap at $21 for 6 pieces, but well worth the money. Everything was so flavorful, the staff is super friendly and you won't go wrong going here...Enjoy!

Thank geoteter
Merced, California
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45 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 April 2016

I didn't have time to check Trip Advisor for good sushi places in the area and picked this place with a quick search on my phone of places close to our hotel. Was glad we found it because this place is great! Sushi was very good and fun (my son liked the Finding Nemo Roll). Service here as excellent -... More 

1 Thank Keith T
Irvine, California
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56 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 January 2016

I LOVE sushi. This is The.Best.Sushi.Place.Ever. We Lmost exploded we ate so much. We will be back as soon as I can get there. It is a little hard to find but worth it. And the prices are more than reasonable for sushi.

Thank Diane S
Huntington Beach, California
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25 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2015 via mobile

Sushi Imari is one of the places that you will pass and never know it was there from the outside. The center it is in looks like it is dedicated to fixing automobiles. Who would expect an amazing sushi experience in a small center off the freeway that is full of automobile shops and behind a busy airport? But Sushi... More 

Thank AllieCat08
Cambridge, Minnesota
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155 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2015

It has been a couple of years since I have been to Imari sushi, since I do not live close by. And it is still just as fresh, fabulous with great customer service as before. They have added some creative rolls and continue to have very fresh fish. Again, if you are in the area of John Wayne Airport....yes, you... More 

Thank puresynergy
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2015 via mobile

Delicious food, excellent and prompt service. They really go above and beyond the expectations! I was there when it was not super busy so I will be anxious to see if it is the same quality on a more busy night :-)

Thank jmw0129

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Open Hours
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 375 Bristol St Ste 40, Costa Mesa, CA 92626-7904
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Costa Mesa
  • Phone Number: +1 714-641-5654

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?