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Mobo Sushi

105 S River St, Santa Cruz, CA 95060-4541
+1 831-425-1700
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good28%
  • Average10%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
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Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
105 S River St, Santa Cruz, CA 95060-4541
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Reviewed 25 May 2017

This is the third time I've eaten at Mobo Sushi and according to my wife this is the last time we'll be eating there. The food was passable but it was nothing spectacular. We ordered the Nabeyaki Udon and an order of ebi tempura. As...More

Thank Carlo0647
Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

I came here with my kids on spring break. The restaurant is clean but lacks some ambience. The menu is full of really good stuff, but we were unfamiliar with some of the vocabulary in the waitstaff wasn't very helpful with us. The sushimi was...More

Thank AmyJune H
Reviewed 8 January 2017

I ordered the Bento Box – Teriyaki Beef, California roll, salad & miso soup $10.95. The Mr. had the weekly combo special: 2 rolls (4 pieces each), 3 nigiris and soup. $10.95. The rest of the family ordered vegetarian rolls. Busy, with TV’s . The...More

Thank Alice34203
Reviewed 5 January 2017

I have been going to Mobo Sushi for a long time. Measured in decades. On my visit today, my family was served food that can best be described as mediocre to inedible. The Saoga my Heart was misdescribed. The tuna was not "skewered flame broiled"...More

Thank William R
Reviewed 12 December 2016

Mobo Sushi is magnificent. The food and service is always amazing and it is a place you save up money to go out and enjoy a couple hours eating and drinking here. The food is a little pricey, but that is to be expected; it's...More

Thank Dannie H
Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

Drove up to Santa Cruz to take my college-aged daughter out for dinner. She usually wants Japanese food when I ask her what kind of food she desires (we usually go to a few other Japanese restaurants) so I suggested this place. Not far from...More

Thank doctorbobf
Reviewed 18 November 2016

I Love Sushi! We were in downtown Santa Cruz and were craving sushi and decided to stop by for dinner. The rolls were unique and delicious. The atmosphere was a lot of fun with people singing karaoke. We tried several different rolls recommended by the...More

Thank santacruzskater8312
Reviewed 14 September 2016

LOVE LOVE LOVE the sushi here. It is so creative...macadamia nuts with fish??? Yes, please....they also have other japanese food too, but everyone comes for the fresh, delicious sushi!

Thank LoLo B
Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

This place is cool. Great healthy food for a great price. The staff are so nice. Would defs go back! 😊🍣💞🍱🎉🍤😁🍚

Thank Minx O
Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

My coworker and I ate here a year ago when we were in town. I am back solo for work and stopped in again. It was good then and it was good now. Would highly recommend. Staff is very friendly and sushi is priced right!!!

Thank Fr0gge17
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
16:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 105 S River St, Santa Cruz, CA 95060-4541
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Cruz
  • Phone Number: +1 831-425-1700
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