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The 6 Best Sushi Restaurants Near Escondido

Updated: May 2, 2022

Do you love sashimi and temaki? Then you’ll love our picks for the best sushi spots in Escondido. We analyzed the top blogs, restaurant review sites, and food publications to find the best sushi in Escondido. Wash down California and rainbow rolls with a fresh Asian beer at our favorite restaurants below.

Find the perfect Sushi spot

Mikko Sushi

Japanese, $$, EscondidoJapanese, $$Escondido
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0

Sushi Yama

Asian, $$, EscondidoAsian, $$Escondido
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 3.0

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Sushi Huku & Robata

Japanese, $$, San MarcosJapanese, $$San Marcos
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5

Hyuga Sushi

Japanese, $$, San MarcosJapanese, $$San Marcos
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.0

It's Tabu Sushi Bar & Grill

Japanese, $$, San MarcosJapanese, $$San Marcos
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0

Umai Sushi & Yakitori

Japanese, $$, San MarcosJapanese, $$San Marcos
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 3.5

How does it work?

We know how tough it is to find the best Sushi in Escondido. We pored over ratings for 10162 restaurants on Yelp and Google, 823905 restaurant reviews in Escondido and 624 top lists and articles. We paid extra attention to what had to say, and applied our boam magic sauce. The restaurants you see have been featured in . If it’s on the list, we’ve checked and verified that the restaurant is still open and will showcase any updated hours and services you need to be aware of. Restaurants can’t pay to show up on this list, so you can trust what you see and enjoy the city’s hidden gems. Don’t sleep on the restaurants in this list.

Frequently asked questions

Mirin Cafe, Akita Japanese Restaurant, and Sushi Nori are the highest-rated late-night spots for sushi in Escondido.

Mirin Cafe, Sushi Nori, and 3 Go Sushi are the highest-rated vegetarian sushi spots in Escondido.

There are 7 sushi spots in Escondido.

Mirin Cafe, Akita Japanese Restaurant, and Sushi Nori have outdoor seating and sushi in Escondido.

Mirin Cafe, Akita Japanese Restaurant, and Sushi Nori are the highest-rated sushi spots to get a quick lunch in Escondido.

Drink pairing tips for Sushi

  • Pinot Grigio with your salmon nigiri

    When considering how to best enjoy your salmon nigiri, we would highlight how well a glass of Pinot Grigio complements the dish as it doesn't overwhelm the dish.


  • Pair tempura prawn handroll with Vinho Verde Rose

    For an elevated experience, pair your tempura prawn handroll with Vinho Verde Rose. This combination works particularly well because this white wine the carbonation will cut through heavier flavors of the batter.


  • The perfect complement to tuna maki


    Experts recommend pairing a tuna maki with a glass of Albariño, a popular white wine.

Factoids about Sushi

  • Celebrating a love for sushi

    Grab your sushi to celebrate International Sushi Day! Don’t forget, it’s on June 18.

  • The most expensive nigiri

    Chef Angelito Araneta Jr. made anigiri in 2010 that sold for p$1,978.

  • The original sushi

    The sushi was only thought up in 1700s! We wonder what people ever did without some good sushi in their lives...

Parking tips

Escondidois notorious for tricky parking. To make your life easier, we partnered with SpotHero, an innovative digital parking reservation service, so you can easily and effortlessly find parking near your selected Sushi spot.

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