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Hamamori Restaurant and Lounge

3333 Bear St, Costa Mesa, CA 92626-7706
+1 714-850-0880
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good24%
  • Average11%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“sashimi” (7 reviews)
“omakase” (3 reviews)
“rice” (2 reviews)
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Japanese, Sushi, Asian
3333 Bear St, Costa Mesa, CA 92626-7706
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Reviewed 10 January 2018 via mobile

I’m in town with my family and my wife doesn’t eat fish at all, not to mention raw. My daughter loves sashimi and miso soup and I’m crazy about sushi. I was dying to try a sushi place during my visit and we went to...More

Thank Gabriel F
Reviewed 11 December 2017

We've been coming to Hamamori since it opened and it is my favorite restaurant hands down. We always sit at the sushi bar (usually with James) and do chef's choice. The other chefs are excellent, but James is as engaging and entertaining as he is...More

Thank SurfCityScenes
Reviewed 23 November 2017

Had to do some shopping at Crystal Court in South Coast Plaza and literally stumbled over this place. Nice ambience and good menu. First time the music was a bit loud (why have music anyway???) but better second time. Fish was really fresh. Definitely would...More

Thank Rastabug
Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

We had omakase. Chef picked us the menu from appetizer to dessert. They are best of the best. They also gave us an excellent service. And even better & tastier then Nobu in LA.

Thank CyFritz
Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

This place has the BEST sushi I've ever had. Been there twice now and this last time blew me away. The chef, Eric, surprised and experimented with and totally impressed. Must visit!!

Thank ricktable
Reviewed 16 May 2017

We were here with friends who knew Chef. We were treated like family. Tasty rolls and sashimi, good beers and excellent wines. Staff are friendly and helpful. One of the best Japanese meals in a mall we've ever had. Must try the Sashimi and Sushi...More

Thank LHOVancouver
Reviewed 3 May 2017 via mobile

Thank you Shinpei who accommodated and recommended everything that I should try. Please ask the chef at the sushi bar for special items not on the menu. All that I ate that evening was like fresh from the market. James Hamamori was there... funny guy!...More

Thank orca_jft
Reviewed 7 March 2017 via mobile

Me and my friends we have tasted all sashimi menu and it was delicious !!!! One of the best quality sushi I ever had 👌🏻

Thank Veronica D
Reviewed 2 March 2017

I have eaten here several times it is fantastic if you like sushi this is the restaurant for you you can reserve ahead of time you don't have to but would probably be a good idea to have a reservation

Thank Ralph E
Reviewed 9 February 2017 via mobile

Happy hour is great here! Come before 6:30! Gave us slice of cheesecake for friend's bday! Check was $130 for 5 people - all food from happy hour plus sake. Will return for sure

Thank OC_M_Lu
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 31 - USD 50
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3333 Bear St, Costa Mesa, CA 92626-7706
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Costa Mesa
  • Phone Number: +1 714-850-0880
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