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Akai Hana

) #617 of 3,970 Restaurants in San Diego ££ - £££ Japanese, Sushi, Asian
16769 Bernardo Center Dr Ste K11, San Diego, CA 92128-2546
+1 858-451-0074
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good27%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“tempura” (7 reviews)
“sushi” (35 reviews)
“salmon” (3 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 - 14:00All hours
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
££ - £££
16769 Bernardo Center Dr Ste K11, San Diego, CA 92128-2546
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Reviewed 15 June 2017 via mobile

The sushi here is amazing. We have been coming here for years. Sit at the sushi bar if you can or get your food to go. The service at the tables is unbelievablely​ bad. They expanded the restaurant to much larger than it's original size...More

Thank Christina L
Reviewed 13 June 2017

This place has been in Rancho Bernardo serving the public forever and still does a great job. The sushi is fresh and really good. You have both the traditional sushi and innovative new options. The waitstaff is wonderful. They treat you like family.

Thank Empowerment S
Reviewed 24 May 2017 via mobile

This place has the best prepared sushi I have ever eaten. Go to Hiro and have him make one of his special rolls. Monday Night Roll is incredible. Great service and fresh fish.

Thank Chris H
Reviewed 29 January 2017

We have been here many times. This restaurant always has the best sushi and Japanese food. The service is extremely friendly and welcoming. It is our go-to restaurant for Japanese food in the Rancho Bernardo area.

Thank Muffiemaya
Reviewed 6 January 2017

I have been a customer of Akai Hana for over 25 years. I've always had only the best experience with their sushi. I've always taken my kids there and now that they're adults they also continue to go there. I've recommended this place as the...More

1  Thank Greg M
Reviewed 5 January 2017

Very good sushi. Enjoyed the sushi bar very enjoyable. Everyone was very friendly service at sushi bar was great.

Thank lew246
Reviewed 4 January 2017

Amazing sushi and amazing sushi chef/owner. The rolls are delicious and the cooked food as delicious too. The place needs some upgrades but is very clean and the service at front also good

Thank Takis P V
Reviewed 14 October 2016

My dad has been going to this place for years, and I've been lucky enough to accompany him a few times when I was in town. I am very picky about my sushi, but this place never disappoints. The fish is obviously very fresh! One...More

Thank Allison B
Reviewed 20 September 2016

Akai Hana has been around for a long time. They serve standard Japanese food - sushi, teriyaki, tempura etc. Nothing exciting. Food is average. Its reliable but nothing to write home about.

Thank gzau
Reviewed 16 September 2016

Here's a place with awesome sushi and excellent service. Lots of choices with fresh fish always stocked. We had the monday night roll, kitchen sink, tuna sashimi, oysters from Washington, soft shell crab and more. There is a regular menu and many specialities - just...More

Thank Matt K
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Groups, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
16:30 - 20:30
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:15
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:15
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:15
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:15
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:15
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 16769 Bernardo Center Dr Ste K11, San Diego, CA 92128-2546
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego
  • Phone Number: +1 858-451-0074
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