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The Sushi Spot

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670 9th St, Arcata, CA 95521-6248
+1 707-822-1221
16:00 - 21:00
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Mon - Thu 12:00 - 21:00
Fri 12:00 - 22:00
Sat - Sun 16:00 - 21:00
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San Francisco, California
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18 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The Sushi Spot never disappoints. There are food options for everyone and it always hits the spot ;o)

Thank plantetarytraveller
Humboldt County, California
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47 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've eaten here only 4 times and have gotten take-out a few and it's always deelish! Everything is fresh and when it's Dungeness crab season that is the only roll I order (with soy wrap). Until lately...the Moonstone Beach roll is a worthy competitor. Also like their Miso soup, not too seaweed-ish. It's just right. There are too many things... More 

Thank CMC_03
san francsico
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45 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was my second trip on the recommendation of a local friend. The sushi is fresh and good. Especially like the special rolls! Very inventive! The Butsugiri is very good too - its like a combo of sashimi and poke. I will visit again the next time I am in town.

Thank sami678
Arcata, California
1 review
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016

we have been coming to Sushi Spot since the beginning when the first owner opened the restaurant. Since then she sold it to a young couple. At first the food was spotty, with not so fresh fish and not so great service. Now, I would say the food had vastly improved but the service is terrible. Perhaps they think that... More 

Thank radniel
Arcata. CA.
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105 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016

I have usual gone thee with other who want good sushi. They do a great job with that. I usually have something else. They get fresh organic food and prepare it just right. I have enjoyed their chicken curry a few times. It comes with a small fresh fruit salad. I think they do everything well. The service was excellent.... More 

Thank Johnoftheredwoods
Krabi Town, Thailand
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16 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 2016

Concise menu with everything plus new special menu at every visit. Happy hour for drink specials, and I like the atmosphere and location.

Thank Nate H
Columbia, South Carolina
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2016 via mobile

After a hike through the Sequoias, we found this little spot in Arcata. Our server was friendly and offered great suggestions for touring the area. The sushi was creatively conceived and perfectly made. We loved the one with Dijon mustard. Our meal here was perfect, and is a treasured memory of a magical trip to the PNW.

Thank jah187
Arcata, California
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36 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 April 2016

We went once and were told it would be an hour wait for a table so we said well can we get take out, were told the wait would be at least a half hour but my son had just finished practice and we were very hungry and my family loves sushi so we decided to get take out and... More 

Thank BeckyKoreen
Eureka, California, United States
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165 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 March 2016

First time at The Sushi Spot for me-several friends had recommended it so wasn't surprised how good it was. We were a party of four so got three orders of sushi...my favorite was the Spider roll but the Alaskan Thunder was also very good. We added miso soup, a bowl of white rice and a Sapporo beer. Everything was comparable... More 

Thank Angela3950
Sacramento, California
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 February 2016

Not super fancy, but very trendy setting, very good, and a lot of food for the price. The crispy spicy roll was excellent.

Thank Michael M H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
16:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 670 9th St, Arcata, CA 95521-6248
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Humboldt County  >  Arcata
  • Phone Number: +1 707-822-1221

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