Skip the Water! Houston Fundraiser

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At Sushi World, our hearts go out to everyone affected by the devastation left by Hurricane Harvey. From now until the end of September, we would like all of our customers to skip the water while dining with us. We all know Houston has had enough of it. So, for every beverage sold, we will donate $.50 to the relief efforts and for every large bottle of sake sold, we will donate $2. Of course, you can always donate more but we just wanted a way to involve all of our awesome customers so that we can all help our fellow human beings together.

Sushi World's Salmon Skin Salad

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Sushi World's small Salmon Skin Salad is only $3.5 for each order and it's always a great way to start out a Happy Hour session with us. It's a nice-sized serving that is fresh and light and features quickly grilled salmon skin with a lot of guilt-free greens. After you eat a few of our Salmon Skin Salads, you can always take advantage of our $2.50 sushi, $3.50 appetizers, $2.50 sake, and $10 Sapporo pitchers during our Happy Hour which is all day on Mondays and Tuesdays and on Wednesdays through Fridays from 2pm till 5pm.

Party Platter

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If you have a gathering and need something to wow everyone, try one of our custom party platters! We can make it consist of your favorites or you can leave it up to our awesomely talented chefs to pick and choose what they think would be best for your gathering. The one pictured features bluefin tuna, yellowtail, peppered salmon, albacore, salmon, tekka maki (tuna rolls), and cucumber rolls. It's quite a variety but you can also add a few of our sushi rolls, too. Oh, and you don't have to have a gathering in order to get one of our platters.

Sushi World's Albacore & Salmon on the Happy Hour Menu

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Another beautiful weekend has passed here in Orange County! And, as is with every week, Sushi World hopes everyone out there had a great one and is now ready to take on the upcoming week. To help you along, our Happy Hour is always at your rescue which is all day on Mondays & Tuesdays. You get to enjoy $2.50 sushi (for 2 pieces, 8 to choose from) which includes the pictured Albacore and Salmon. And then we also have $2.50 sake, $3.50 appetizers (10 to choose from), and $10 Sapporo pitchers. Please drink responsibly but go ahead and go crazy on the sushi.

Peppered Tuna

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Sometimes, a nice picture is all you need. And then you realize that you want more than the picture. You want what's in the picture. Well, if this picture of seared & peppered Big Eye Tuna doesn't make you want to come into Sushi World and order it immediately, then something must be seriously wrong with you. Did you have a bad childhood? Did you not get enough love from your family? Well, in that case. Come on in and we'll take care of you. We'll cure your bad childhood and love you unconditionally. Just come on in and have some sushi with us.

Spicy Scallop Hand Roll

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Our Spicy Scallop Hand Roll is simple yet bursting with flavors. We take a big serving of scallops, mix it with our special creamy sauce that includes masago, and then wrap it in seaweed with a slice of cucumber. Pictured here is an alternative you may have if you prefer soy paper over seaweed. We can make any hand roll with either seaweed or soy paper. Both ways are delicious so it's just a matter of preference. You also can get a whole spicy scallop cut roll, if that's what you prefer.

Ankimo (Monkfish Liver)

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A very popular dish among sushi aficionados is ankimo, also known as monkfish liver. If you enjoy foie gras, you'll especially enjoy our ankimo because we make ours in-house. It's been called the foie gras of the sea with its delectably rich taste and texture. We serve our ankimo in perfect little medallions with some gelatin and sesame seeds as garnish. Ankimo is one of those dishes where the longer you let it sit out and cool down to room temperature, the better it will taste. Next time you come in, give it a try if you're an adventurous sushi lover with exquisite taste buds.

Squid Karaage Kushi on the Happy Hour Menu

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What is Squid Karaage Kushi? It's like Calamari on a stick. Want to know what that tastes like? Order it off of our Happy Hour menu. It's only $3.50 an order and it comes with 2 skewers of squid per order. And Happy Hour just happens to be all day on Mondays & Tuesdays and on all other weeddays from 2pm till 5pm. Enjoy 10 different types of appetizers along with $2.50 sushi (8 varieties to choose from), $2.50 sake, and $10 Sapporo pitchers. Still without a doubt, the best Happy Hour in all of Orange County. Swing on by and you'll see why.

Unique Sushi Rolls

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At Sushi World, we do have quite an extensive list of traditional sushi rolls as well as our specialty sushi rolls. But we're not limited to just what's on the menu as the true limit is your imagination. You can always substitute certain ingredients of our sushi rolls to cater to your tastes so feel free request your modifications. We love experimenting and if you come up with a combo worthy to add to our menu, then you'll get to help name it! Now, take a look at this picture and try to figure out all the different parts of it. It's a pretty complicated roll but pretty simple to eat.

Sushi World's Happy Hour

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Let's have another awesome, happy week here in Orange County! Sushi World is here to help you kick off the week right with our Happy Hour all day on Mondays & Tuesdays where you can enjoy $2.50 sushi (for 2 pieces) with 8 varieties to choose from including the pictured salmon, yellowtail, peppered salmon, and escolar. And if discounted sushi isn't enough, we actually have quiet a bit more on our HH menu, like $3.5 appetizers (10 to choose from), $2.5 sake, and $10 Sapporo pitchers. Yep, plenty on the HH menu to keep you happy for the rest of the week.

Bluefin Tuna Special

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Sushi World has been fortunate enough to acquire a 170 lb Bluefin Tuna and we want to share it with you! While supplies last (170 lbs of it!), we are offering Bluefin Tuna sushi for $4 and sashimi for $9. Bluefin Toro is $8 for sushi and $18 for sashimi. What's the difference between the two? Well, we're glad you asked. Bluefin Toro is the fatty tuna that comes from the belly portion of the fish. It's obviously more expensive because there's less of it and it's just so darned delicious. It's like butter. But fish. And good for you. We highly recommend you try it if you haven't before.

Fried Aji

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If you haven't tried one of our newest appetizers, you're truly missing out. It's Fried Aji, which is a Japanese Mackerel. We bread it, fry it to perfection, and serve it with a sauce of your choice. We drizzle it with our thick ponzu sauce in the picture but we serve it normally without it. What makes it even more awesome is that it's on our already long list of available appetizers (10 to choose from!) for happy hour at only $3.50 each! Happy Hour is all day on Mondays and Tuesdays and on all other weekdays from 2pm till 5pm.

Mackerel: Saba

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While it's not always on our Specials Board, you should try to order it whenever you do see Mackerel on there. Also known as Saba, Mackerel is very distinctive in its appearance thanks to its shiny skin. It's not for everyone, as there might be a fishy aftertaste that many sushi novices aren't used to. But if you have had it and have enjoyed it, you will also reap the benefits of it being a very healthy fish to eat as it is very high in fish oils, like Omega 3, which is why it is so shiny in the first place.

Spicy Tuna Rice Cakes on the Happy Hour Menu

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Yes, our Spicy Tuna Rice Cakes are on our happy hour menu for $4. It features crispy, fried rice cakes topped with spicy tuna, serrano peppers, and our very own poke sauce. We also have a Smoked Albacore Hand Roll, a California Roll, Spicy Tuna Roll, Salmon Avocado Roll, and our Salmon Skin Roll, all for $4 each on our Happy Hour Menu. That is all in addition to our $2.50 sushi, $3.50 appetizers, $2.50 sake, and $10 Sapporo pitchers.

Poke Bowl: Sushi Deliciousness in a Bowl

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Continuing with our series of awesome bowls, especially for lunch, our Poke Bowl never disappoints! Great to have during lunch or dinner, our poke bowl will always hit the spot, especially if you don't have the time to sit down for a long spell at our sushi bar. It's got a little bit of everything in it: tuna, albacore, masago, tamago, and a bunch of other goodies that make this bowl absolutely perfect. And of course, it's dressed with our very own Hawaiian Poke dressing and it all sits on a bed of our sushi-grade rice.

Unagi Bowl

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Unagi is eel baked in a sweet soy sauce. For some who are still wary of eating raw fish, we have this bowl to fulfill your needs. It's quite simple and consists of generous portions of Unagi, Tamago (Japanese egg cake), vegetables, and of course, rice on the bottom. It's a simple, ideal lunch that will truly fill you up. It's full of flavor and perfect for lunch but you can also have it for dinner. Many who especially enjoy Unagi sushi will absolutely love this bowl. And of course, we have other bowls to enjoy, like our Chirashi Bowl, Poke Bowl, and our Negitoro Bowl.

Chirashi Bowl

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Chirashi is the best, quick lunch you can possibly have. You get so much fish and it's so filling. And, it's so delicious, too. For $15.95, you get tuna sashimi, yellowtail sashimi, salmon sashimi, albacore sashimi, red snapper sashimi, shrimp, tamago, and spicy tuna all in a bowl with some rice. It is a pretty complete meal. And you need to have a good lunch every once in a while. You can also get our awesome chirashi bowl to go. Just order it ahead of time and our expert sushi chefs will gladly put it all together for you. It's like a little work of art in a box. That you can eat.

Chicken Teriyaki Bento Boxes for Lunch!

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Our Chicken Teriyaki Bento Boxes are only available during lunch and they're awesome! You have the choice of dining in or taking out. Doesn't matter because either way, it's delicious! Each bento box comes with 2 pieces of shrimp tempura, 3 pieces of vegetable tempura, miso soup, and a bowl of rice. Our Bento Box #1 comes with Spicy Tuna Roll or California Roll and it's only $9.95. Our Bento Box #2 comes with 1 sushi piece of each: tuna, albacore, salmon, and shrimp. It costs $11.95. Our 3rd Bento Box comes with 2 sashimi pieces of tuna, albacore, and salmon. It's priced at $14.95.

Live Sweet Shrimp - Amaebi

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Beautiful, translucent, sweet shrimp. Yum. Yep, they're in stock and alive for the taking. Absolutely one of our favorite items so we always eat them ourselves when they're in stock. Our chefs masterfully serve up the tails of the amaebi with a just a hint of wasabi and rice, if you'd like. They then deep fry the heads for you so you can just eat those like fries, except these are much better. If you do dip it in soy sauce, make sure you only dip it a bit. Doesn't need much because the shrimp itself is so darn tasty.

Cypress Roll - Strawberries & Shrimp Tempura

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It's been a minute since we've posted about one of our sushi rolls. Let's get back on track with our signature roll, our Cypress Roll! It's center consists of shrimp tempura, cucumber, and avocado. It's topped with our snow crab mix, strawberries, and a sweet sauce. So, as you can tell, it has not raw fish in it so it's very sushi-virgin safe. Despite that, it is still very delicious and tasty. We wouldn't name it after the city we're in for nothing. It's been a minute. That's really a weird new expression these kids have come up with nowadays.

Delicious Uni

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Yep, it's not for everyone. But for those who know how delicious Uni is, this close-up should make your mouth water. You can see the texture, which although looks like your tongue, it just melts in your mouth like butter. It's almost always on our specials board so just holler it out to our awesome sushi chefs and they'll whip up a few orders for you. It definitely goes well with one of our premium sakes. If you ever need help deciding on a sake pairing, don't hesitate to ask our servers or our chefs (if they're not too busy) for an appropriate sake that will best suit your liking.

Orange County's Best Sushi Chefs

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We are nothing without our awesome sushi chefs. Day in and day out, they take care of all of our customers with the utmost, professional care and love for all the food that we serve. During the day between lunch and dinner, you can usually find them prepping away, as you can see from this picture. Coincidentally, if you come during this time, we also have Happy Hour every day from 2pm till 5pm.