We have been contemplating a restaurant makeover for quite some time now. We've finally taken the first step by wiping down our big wall. It previously had a few hand-drawn cherry blossoms and posters of our food. We've hired a local artist who is one of our regulars to do a mural of Japanese Koi fishes. It's coming out quite nicely and will be done shortly. Please be sure to swing on by soon to check out the progress and let us know what you think. After the wall, what should we do next? Maybe redo the tatami room?
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Live Amaebi (Sweet Shrimp) is in stock! Watch as our awesome sushi chefs prepare them for you at the sushi bar. They'll even show you how the tentacles on the head continue to move even after it's been decapitated. The heads are eventually deep fried and you can eat them like popcorn chicken. So delicious! And of course, the bodies of the amaebi are expertly prepared and absolutely delicious also! They can be prepared as sushi (nigiri) or without rice as sashimi. Your choice. Make sure you order a few today!
Just a friendly reminder that Valentine's Day is sneaking up upon us quickly. We're working on a prix fixe menu for the night and it will cost only $69.95. We will share with your all that it includes shortly but it will include 10 different items, 2 of them are pictured. We just wanted to let you know that we will have an awesome dinner planned so as soon as we post it, it is highly recommended that you call us to make reservations right away. We always are booked completely so plan your date carefully. Valentine's Day is on a Wednesday this year so you better start planning now.
It's been a tough/great Super Bowl weekend. Time to start the week off right with a nice, cold, $12 Sapporo pitcher during Sushi World's Happy Hour all day on Mondays and Tuesdays. What? You want more than just beer? We got you. We also have $2.99 sushi with 5 different types to choose from, $3.99 appetizers with 8 different items to choose from. Yeah, there's more on the Happy Hour menu so you won't run out of options. Such a great deal by yourself or with some of your closest friends.
Yikes! Valentine's Day is right around the corner. Have you made plans yet? We get pretty busy on Valentine's Day so if you're planning to have a Sushi Date Night at our place, please call us to make reservations as soon as possible. We will be posting about our Valentine's prix-fixe menu soon but in the mean time, you can really come by any night for a date night at Sushi World and simply get a platter like this one, featuring our Bluefin Tuna, Hotategai (Jumbo Scallops), Salmon, Red Snapper, Yellowtail Belly, and Yellowtail. Yum.
Who's ready for Sushi Super Bowl Sunday? That's right. Feel free to order a sushi party platter for the day. We have several Party Platters to choose from. Check out our new catering page and feel free to fill out the form to reserve your platter. Of course, we'll also pack plenty of soy sauce, wasabi, and ginger for all of your guests. If you'd rather come in for the Super Bowl, we'll have Happy Hour for the game! If you don't have a gathering to attend, then we're your best option for a good time. Make our sushi chefs drink every time your team scores.
We most definitely have the best Happy Hour in Orange County! Where else are you going to find $2.99 Sapporo pints, $12 Sapporo pitchers, and $4.50 Smoked Albacore Hand Rolls? No where. You also get to enjoy $2.99 sushi, $3.99 appetizers, and a slew of other happy hour specials. You can click here to see our Happy Hour menu. You're bound to find a at least a few favorites. And, to top it all off, our Happy Hour is all day on Mondays & Tuesdays and then on all other weekdays from 2pm till 5pm. Come in now!
Always bringing you the best Orange County happy hour around, Sushi World is proud of our various appetizers available for $3.99 all day Mondays and Tuesdays and all other weekdays from 2pm till 5pm. Perfect way to start your Happy Hour session with us!
A Chirashi Bowl is all you need for a complete meal that features plenty of fish and flavor! Fresh sushi, all in a bowl. Is there anything better? Well, there is but you can't fit that into a bowl. We've tried. Come on in for lunch, happy hour, or dinner, sushi lovers! Our Chirashi Bowl features 2 pieces of tuna, 2 of yellowtail, 2 of salmon, 2 of albacore, 2 of red snapper, 2 shrimp, and a piece of tamago for good measure. Oh, and on the bottom of the bowl is a bed of rice that you can choose to eat if you'd like, depending on if you're watching your carb intake.
Here we are at the start of another year. Many of us are making resolutions. Many of us intend on keeping them to improve our lives and our way of living. We'd like to help you keep your resolutions as much as possible so feel free to come on in and eat healthier and eat more fish. One of our ongoing resolutions is to always eat with loved ones more. Our lives are so busy nowadays that we forget what is most important: spending quality time with loved ones. So we want to encourage you to come on in and keep 3 of your resolutions on track for as long as possible.
Our Happy Hour Menu is the best in Orange County and it's available all day on Mondays and Tuesdays and on all other weekdays from 2pm till 5pm. You can get a lot of favorites, like our $4 salmon skin hand rolls, $4 salmon skin salads, $4 smoked albacore hand rolls, and spicy tuna rice cakes for $4! We also have $2.50 sushi, $3.50 appetizers, $2.50 sake, and $10 Sapporo pitchers! We also have various specials on some of our basic rolls, too! Like Negi Hama ($3.5), Tekka Maki ($3.5), and California Rolls for only $4! You can't beat that anywhere in the OC! Cause we're the best!
This is more than just a resolution. This should be a part of life. Everyone should eat more fish because it's good for you. Why do you think everyone is crazy for Omega-3s? Why pop the pills when you can get it naturally? Pictured here is a sashimi sampler with expertly sliced pieces of yellowtail, red snapper, tuna, salmon, and albacore. A nice variety of fishes full of essential nutrients and protein that is overall good for you and great for your health. On top of it all, it's delicious! What more can you ask for?
Welcome to the new year! Why not start the year off right and come on in for Happy Hour? It's all day on Mondays and Tuesdays and this year, New Year's Day happens to land on a Monday. So once y'all sober up, come on in (because we know you're not working) and take advantage of our $2.50 sushi, $2.50 sake, $3.50 appetizers, and $10 Sapporo pitchers. Our sushi chefs would love to have you come in and celebrate with them. Get them drunk, too! It's the best way to bring in the new year. When everyone is drinking and happy!
As we come to the end of another awesome year in Orange County, we'd like to send out a heartfelt thank you to everyone who has helped make us what we are today. Every year, we have gotten better and better and we're just so grateful to be able to run a respectable sushi restaurant in Orange County. So cheers to you! We hope you all had a wonderful year as well and hope to see you often in the coming year. We do have some exciting things to share with all of you so stay tuned. For now, enjoy our awesome Hawaiian Tuna Poke.
For some who may need a little help finding us, we've drawn up this handy dandy map for you. It shows that we are near the major intersection of Katella and Knott and also near Target. It's kinda nice to be able to hit up Target whenever you're out of cereal, lotion, or tampons. It's even nicer to be able to grab some sushi anytime you want when you're making a Target run. And unlike most Japanese restaurants, we're open between lunch and dinner.
A current special that can easily be added to our regular menu is Iitako Karaage, otherwise known as Fried Baby Octopus. There are three babies to an order and they're quite delicious, even for being babies. But don't think of it as eating babies. Think of it as eating delicious morsels of fried gifts from the sea. Yeah, think of it that way and you'll enjoy them as much as we do. Swing on by soon and always check our specials board first before ordering. You might be pleasantly surprised.
Just because you love sushi doesn't mean you have to go without dessert at Sushi World! We have quite the extensive dessert menu such as the pictured Baileys Chocolate Mousse. It's decadently rich and smooth and a great way to end a meal at Sushi World, especially if you have a sweet tooth. If chocolate mousse is not for you, we also have 11 other desserts to choose from. So swing on by for some sushi, sake, and desserts soon.
Due to popular demand, Sushi World now offers Christmas Gift Certificates! They're available in $25, $50, and $100 increments. We know how difficult it is to find the right present for everyone but this one surely will make things easier for you. You can come by for lunch or dinner and then purchase the gift certificates at the same time. You get dinner and your presents done in one shot. Wow, talk about efficiency.
By popular demand, Anthony Francisco will be back at Sushi World this Wednesday, December 13th with his live acoustic performance playing a mix of covers and originals with both island and r&b styles. Have some sushi and sake and sit back and let Anthony dazzle you with his smooth sounds. Perfect way to ease the stress. He will be playing from 6pm till 9pm. Come on out and support our local artists.
One of our favorite items to always get while at the sushi bar is Hamachi, or Yellowtail. It's also known as Japanese Amberjack, though we think that name's too long and that's why we don't usually use it. We always try to include a little bit of the bloodline in our Yellowtail so you can always tell it's the real thing. It also makes it tastier. Yellowtail is always on the Sushi World Happy Hour menu for $2.99 for 2 pieces. Also included in the $2.99 Happy Hour sushi is salmon, peppered salmon, albacore, escolar, shrimp, and natto.
An item that's been on our favorites menu for awhile now is our KFC! Aptly named, our KFC is tempura fried albacore with a garlic ponzu sauce and it tastes amazing, especially for those who still cannot eat raw fish. Okay, we'll say it. It tastes like chicken. Seriously. Get it and you'll see for yourself. We have a quite a few items on our menu for all levels of sushi so feel free to ask our personable sushi chefs for recommendations based upon your dietary habits. See y'all soon!
Peppered Salmon tastes like salmon that's been peppered. Does that answer your nagging question? Better yet, all you need to know is that it is super yummy and it's only $2.50 for 2 pieces during the best happy hour in all of Orange County! Happy Hour takes place all day on both Mondays and Tuesdays! We're open from 11:30am till 9pm so come early and stay the whole day. We don't mind. Also take advantage of our $2.50 sake, $3.50 appetizers, and $10 Sapporo pitchers. Yeah, it's easy to lose a whole day here with those prices.
For the week of Thanksgiving, we will have Happy Hour all day, every day. Well, except for Thursday. We'll be closed for Thanksgiving. But yeah, you get to enjoy $2.5 sushi, $3.5 appetizers, $2.5 sake, $10 Sapporo pitcher, and $3.5-$4 various rolls. So you can come in Wednesday before your family gathering, Black Friday while you're shopping, or even on Saturday or Sunday while friends and relatives are still in town. You get to experience Orange County's best Happy Hour. You have no excuse not to be come by this week.
Not all sushi is fish as is evident by this post about Ika, Squid. It definitely has a different texture as compared to traditional fish sushi. It's crunchier and we sear ours ever so lightly on the top to give it a little bit more taste and texture when you bite into it. Plus, it makes it easier to see, as you can tell from the photograph because it is very white. As is with almost everything else on our menu, you can get it as a sushi or as sashimi. Tastes similar to Conch, if you have ever had that. Almost always in stock.
This picture embodies a pretty perfect weekend to us: a big bottle of Kikusui sake and our sushi chef. That means we're going to drink and eat well and that pretty much means happiness all around. Swing on by this weekend to dine-in or take-out! Talk to our sushi chefs to find out what you like best and they'll make sure to accommodate all your requests as best as they can. And of course, getting a big bottle of sake isn't mandatory but it sure helps, especially if you do decide to drink with our chefs. :-)
A new item that we recently added to the Sushi Word Happy Hour menu is Baked Scallop! Cooked in butter and soy sauce, it's available as one of our 8 appetizers for $3.99 during our Happy Hour which is all day on Mondays and Tuesdays and from 2pm till 5pm on Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays. We do have the best Happy Hour around and we're always making changes to it so that you can try different items on our menu. We don't want you to get bored of us like you did with your last lover.
Unagi is fresh water eel baked in a sweet sauce so it's fully cooked. This is a great item to get for sushi virgins who are not quite ready for raw fish. You can get Unagi as regular nigiri sushi or even in a bowl for lunch, which we appropriately named, Unagi Bowl. It's also featured in the center of one of our most popular sushi rolls, our Caterpillar Roll. It's funny that we have never posted about this item before because it's such a common item that we forget to highlight it. Okay, on to the next sushi.