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Sakana

1046 Coast Village Rd., Ste. K (Hot Springs Rd.) Send to Phone
805-565-2014
Trendy, see-and-be-seen sushi bar serves up cutting edge Japanese specialties like press box rolls.
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Lunch Tues.-Fri., Dinner Tues.-Sun.
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Sakana Restaurant Review

: If you think of the gilded Coast Village Road shopping center --- where Sakana is located --- as a “strip mall” then Manhattan's Time Warner Center is an oversized food court. This chic yet teensy space caters to down-tempo celebs and other movers and shakers who reside in this wealthy seaside enclave. Single white roses and twinkling glass votives impart a minimalist ambience, yet the sushi is over the top. Traditionalists be warned: it’s not unheard of for four or five artfully applied sauces to grace specialties like the salmon battera press box roll, in which crab, scallions and avocado are molded in the press box then topped with seaweed and ikura (salmon roe). Other delights include the tuna zuke nigiri sushi with ginger-and-soy-marinated tuna, and the Champagne crab, with snow crab legs topped with caviar and Champagne-shallot-yuzu vinaigrette.

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