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Sugarfish by Sushi Nozawa
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1345 2nd St Santa Monica, CA 90401
1345 2nd StreetUSCaliforniaSanta Monica90401
$$Sushi Restaurant, Seafood Restaurant
Sushi Restaurant
Seafood Restaurant
Japanese Restaurant
Today 11:30 am – 10:00 pm
Monday 11:30 am – 10:00 pmTuesday 11:30 am – 10:00 pmWednesday 11:30 am – 10:00 pmThursday 11:30 am – 10:00 pmFriday 11:30 am – 10:00 pmSaturday 11:30 am – 10:00 pmSunday 12:00 – 9:00 pm
SUGARFISH by sushi nozawa, with multiple locations in Los Angeles, is a different kind of sushi dining experience. Our restaurants serve only traditional sushi of the highest quality based on Chef Nozawa’s style of sushi. Our passion is to carry forward his great tradition and style of food – which many believe is the best sushi there is. 

SUGARFISH embodies the philosophy of celebrated sushi chef Kazunori Nozawa, well-known for his Trust Me-style sushi at Sushi Nozawa, which operated in Studio City from 1985-2012. Nozawa shuns “American-style” extravagant rolls and fusion dishes. Instead he concentrates on the purity of his basic ingredients— nurturing relationships with the finest fish purveyors across the globe, cutting his fish with an artisan’s painstaking care, and even making his own fresh soy sauce and ponzu.
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Celebrated local sushi chain serving traditional rolls & sake in a chic, intimate space.- Google
"SugarFISH has become one of my favorite sushi restaurants."
"I really enjoy the warm rice under each slice of fresh fish."
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S Azar-Mehr
2 months ago
Xlnt food. Super fresh, well prepared. The warm sushi rice did not have correct consistency, and fell apart. I remember Nozawa refused to serve me sushi in Studio City because the pot of rice was not right (sashimi only). Proud man of integrity.
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Elle Yeah
6 months ago
Exquisitely simple menu of consistently fresh and luscious fish, with melt in your mouth warm sushi rice. Warning: may be habit forming. Enjoy.
Vanessa Salvador
8 months ago
This is my favorite sushi place. If you haven't been, it is a must if you're ever in the LA area. Be prepared to be wowed by their simplicity, quality and flavor. I would recommend the "The Trust Me", you will not be dissapointed!
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jenn d
a year ago
This place made me appreciate Sushi so much more. I eat sushi on occasions, but this place had sushi like I have never tried before. It just melts in your mouth. I love this place and will definitely go back , MANY more times~~
Thiago Bertocci
2 months ago
Perfect fish and rice. The best of California! Toro hand roll!!
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Jenny Weigle
11 months ago
This is one of the best sushi restaurants I've ever been to! And it's not just because of the sushi itself, but because of the experience. I highly recommend going with either the Trust Me or Trust Me Lite options on the menu. There are a number of items included with each option. As each is ready, it comes from the kitchen. The fish tastes amazing. It melted in my mouth...mmm so good! The prices are very reasonable here. Note: They do not take reservations, but it's worth the wait. Also, they don't deliver, but you can use the Postmates app for that.
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Glen Kuni
5 months ago
One of the best Sushi places in the Westside of LA. Fresh fish that is tender and melts in your mouth!
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David Rangel
5 months ago
best sushi I've had to date their tuna collar and sea urchin are awesome.