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1701 Mission St, Santa Cruz, CA 95060-4763
+1 831-426-6660
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
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17:00 - 21:30
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Santa Cruz, California
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 July 2016

This is not my favorite sushi restaurant in Santa Cruz (that would be Shogun), but it's close to home and the sushi is ok. The photos on the wall are amusing but the music is WAY TOO LOUD.

Thank kagazoid
Santa Cruz, CA
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158 reviews
133 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 128 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 May 2016

I was patronizing my barber next door, and stuck my head in the door of Sushi Tutoro to consider it for lunch. The overwhelming bad small of garbage and cleaning chemicals turned me off, and I left without asking to be seated.

Thank JimBrown
Half Moon Bay, California
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343 reviews
226 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 265 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 February 2016

This is a tiny place that was packed. I had one of their Santa Cruz special rolls and it was just OK. I also had the Hawaiian poke and it was just OK; not as tasty as the Hawaiian poke but with a lot of pepper flakes so it really had a kick. I'd eat here again because the Santa... More 

Thank Marfak
Felton, California
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108 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 February 2016 via mobile

We were delighted! It's a small strip mall type place with about a dozen tables serving excellent food. Tempura is the best around in SANTA Cruz! The dragon roll, hillbilly roll and spider roll we ordered were all so good! My husband just said," I could definitely do that again, very happy!" They serve miso soup starter too.

Thank Mary Jo S
1 review
Reviewed 27 July 2015 via mobile

My husband and I went to Santa Cruz for the weekend to run the Wharf to Wharf Race. After the race we were starving & craving our favorite... sushi! We're from the central valley so didn't know where to go. We searched for a sushi place & came across Sushi Totoro. Omg, it was sooo good! Will definitely go back... More 

Thank Angelica T
Hamburg, Germany
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 March 2015 via mobile

We went by on a very stunning trip from Carmel-by-the-Sea back to Sausalito to have a quick meal on the way. What a cute eatery with "thousands" of polaroid pics which covered the walls. Very friendly service and delicious sushi!

Thank Johanna W
Crescent City, California
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 January 2015 via mobile

I go to this sushi place every time I'm in Santa Cruz, which is pretty often. The food is great, perfect rice to fish ratio, and the soup is great. Although the music can be a little loud and annoying (crappy pop music) the employees are very friendly and the overall vibe is welcoming. One of the few downfalls is... More 

1 Thank amanda d
Santa Cruz, California
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142 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 150 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 August 2014 via mobile

This sushi joint is away from downtown (in a mini-strip mall on Mission) and tiny, but almost always full. The food is very good - we usually get the bento box - and very fresh. The teriyaki is especially good, as is the sashimi option for the bento box. Wide selection of rolls, many of which are imaginative. Service is... More 

1 Thank santacruzer_95060
Managua, Nicaragua
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 October 2013

It is a nice casual place with good food. We had rolls and a bento box for the 4 of us (2 adults and 2 kids). We got courtesy/complementary miso soups that the kids loved.

Thank aventurasenfamilia
Santa Cruz, California
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 August 2013 via mobile

We have many but this one is really good sushi in Santa Cruz ..nice service from Hank and his parents who run the place. Try the specials. The fish is fresh.

Thank cruzguy95060

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Reservations, Waitstaff
Open Hours
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1701 Mission St, Santa Cruz, CA 95060-4763
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Cruz
  • Phone Number: +1 831-426-6660

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