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315 Spring St, Nevada City, CA 95959-2435
+1 530-478-9503
17:00 - 21:00
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Incline Village, Nevada
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191 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This is a small place and hard to get a table, so make reservations. But absolutely amazing!! Right downtown. GO!

Thank mes227
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96 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Beware this place is where you will drop the most money. Worth every penny. You don't come every night but for a hot date night or just special occasions this place is the best sushi you will ever eat. Don't miss out.

Thank Aundrea D
Penn Valley, California, United States
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Every thing served was beyond delicious. I highly recommend this, make a reservation and sit at the bar for a delightful-educational and entertaining experience.

Thank Judy M
Nevada City, California
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48 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2017

We went to Sushi in the Raw for the first time recently. My husband was hoping they also offered tempura but since they don't, he ate sushi and really enjoyed it. I think it was the best sushi I've ever eaten! Each dish is made to order so it is all fresh - nothing is done ahead of time. This... More 

Thank daydreamingduo
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 23 January 2017

This small restaurant offers some of the best sushi I have eaten, and I have enjoyed excellent sushi in several countries. Make a reservation as there are only a few tables. The food is artfully and creatively prepared--and it's delicious.

Thank Elizabeth J V
Oakland, California
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107 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

I've eaten at SITR a number of times now and I've been super impressed every time. The sushi is up there with the very best I've had in the Bay Area, and even rivals some of the places I've eaten in Tokyo. Fresh fish, served with a smile and a huge amount ok knowledge -- if you're not sure about... More 

Thank HJK81
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27 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 17 November 2016

I understand why there is a cult following for this place. The quality of the fish is second to none, and the way the fish is prepared is impeccable. You can't beat this sushi for miles, even in San Francisco. We love the truffle oil sushimi, baby back salmon ribs, and any of the nigiri and rolls. You can't go... More 

Thank Elizabeth S
Grass Valley, United States
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17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 November 2016

One Time I called and the chef said that they would not be open that particular Saturday night because the fish that they had recieved was not fresh. So despite the loss of money their commitment to excellence was greater.

Thank Brad G
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49 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 October 2016

Sushi in the Raw is popular with locals and it can be hard to get in. But the experience is less than stellar. Poor lighting and small tables make it difficult to see the food and enjoy the meal. Explanations of the dishes are insufficient. Food is just average as far as sushi goes. Service is snooty. I recommend driving... More 

Thank JenandErik
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79 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

Sushi in the raw is hands down my favorite sushi I've eaten! The sea trout shooters are my favorite things there. All of the dishes are very fresh and oh so good. Just know that you will need reservations well in advance or you can go to the door prior to open and hope there has been a cancelation.

Thank Geoff R

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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 of 5 bubbles
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 315 Spring St, Nevada City, CA 95959-2435
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Nevada City
  • Phone Number: +1 530-478-9503

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?