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Wasa Sushi

1346 Bison Ave. (MacArthur Blvd.) Send to Phone
949-760-1511 | Menu
Contemporary sushi and Japanese fare in a casual yet upscale Newport setting.

Lunch Mon.-Sat., Dinner nightly

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Wasa Sushi, Newport Beach, CA

Wasa Sushi Restaurant Review

: This casual venue, located in Newport Beach's upscale shopping center The Bluffs, has a knack for luring the city's affluent residents at dinner and the local business people at lunch. However, don't expect a stuffy atmosphere, as there’s also likely to be a lively group of hungry sushi lovers seeking out well-crafted modern Cal-Japanese fusion fare. Start by ordering a cold appetizer like the lobster martini in a mild yuzu sauce, or a hot starter such as the steamed mussels with saké sauce. The menu features innovative sashimi dishes that come with signature sauces such as wasabi sour cream atop delicate ahi or a ginger sauce dancing around thinly sliced albacore. Expect a lengthy list of specialty rolls, too, ranging from basic California rolls to more complex sushi expressions, such as a baked eel avocado roll. Need a little sweetness? At meal's end, the whole table can share a giant scoop of vanilla ice cream surrounded by caramel sauce and several fried-crisp banana spring rolls.


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