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146 S Lake Ave, Pasadena, CA 91101-2652
+1 626-298-8386
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good18%
  • Average22%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible4%
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“sushi” (11 reviews)
“nozawa” (5 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Japanese, Seafood, Sushi, Asian
$$ - $$$
146 S Lake Ave, Pasadena, CA 91101-2652
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Reviewed 5 October 2017

If you like great sushi - go here. Get the Nozawa tasting menu - delicious. This is just a sushi restaurant. Every course was great. No reservations - be ready for a wait

Thank Tom_B_NJ
Reviewed 8 September 2017

At Sugarfish you will not find salads or fancy appetizers or dragon rolls or mayonaisse based sauces.. What they offer is fantastic unadorned sushi and sashimi competently served and explained by an excellently trained wait staff.

Thank smdyl
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

Perfect place for dinner) good price and tasty food! This is the place I totally recommend! Well done guys!!

Thank aa222aa
Reviewed 12 August 2017

We went for dinner on a monday evening. Street parking is free after 6pm. We arrived around 545pm and were seated right away. We ordered the nozawa trust me for $42pp. Our kids ordered a la carte hand rolls and sushi. If we ever go...More

Thank bradleysmom
Reviewed 27 June 2017 via mobile

There was good parking in a structure across the street and a nice courtyard to wait for your table. The four of us were seated within 10 minutes. It is a trendy way of ordering and serving Japanese food. There is no sushi bar but...More

Thank lynndds
Reviewed 16 June 2017

I've been to a few locations of Sugarfish, and this one is small but appointed. My husband, who often doesn't appreciate sushi, liked that once we ordered, each dish came one after the other. Remember, you do not see the sushi made, but it's truly...More

Thank JDinLA
Reviewed 24 April 2017 via mobile

Was staying in pasadena and hotel recommended sugar fish. It was really packed and a long wait. The place is small, but cozy and trendy. Sushi was good and will presented. A bit pricey, but not unexpected. I would eat here again. I got the...More

Thank Shane S
Reviewed 12 April 2017

This small but very popular sushi restaurant is located in The Commons off of Lake Avenue. Very popular and crowded at times, one can eat at their bar or sit-down. They do not take reservations so do come early. It is a expensive place but...More

Thank Rob L
Reviewed 9 March 2017

OK, look, you don't serve sushi rice hot, and it actually needs to be special rice that holds together when you pick it up. Also, the place only has a few choices of nigiri and maki. No specialty rolls. No spicy rolls. Not even seaweed...More

Thank SamiSay
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

The food and service is outstanding. I never knew fish could taste to great! The service was good, very attentive wait staff. The only drawback is they don't take reservations so the wait time may be lengthy!.. All in all, wonderful experience

Thank Dana D
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Dinner, Lunch
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Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
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  • Address: 146 S Lake Ave, Pasadena, CA 91101-2652
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Pasadena
  • Phone Number: +1 626-298-8386
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