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Sashimi Sampler Is Not Your Typical Sampler

Sashimi Sampler Tuna Albacore Red Snapper Yellowtail Salmon Cypress Orange County Sushi World OC

You could say that our sashimi sampler is the ultimate sampler of any kind because you will get only the best cuts of fish! Tuna, Red Snapper, Yellowtail, Albacore, and Salmon. You just can't go wrong when you order this. It is a very shareable dish but you can also eat it on your own. And, there's no rice so it's definitely a no carb situation. The other nice thing about it is that our sashimi is cut to be a perfect bite every time. That's the way sashimi is meant to be enjoyed. Eat enough to please the senses.

Live DJs at Sushi World!

Union Station Radio Ryan Live DJ Ayebert Sake Beats Orange County Cypress OC Sushi World

Every 3rd Wednesday, Sushi World proudly supports Union Radio Station's live set by Ryan Live, DJ Ayebert, and DJ A1. From 6pm to 9pm, come on by and enjoy sushi, sake, and sounds! If you can't be there for the music, listen to it live at http://mixlr.com/theunion/. If you like what you hear, come on in for the next session next month! Please feel free to spread the word and support your local artists!

Yummy Yamaha Roll!

Yamaha Roll Tempura Spicy Tuna Roll Avocado Green Onions Garlic Ponzu Sushi World Cypress Orange County OC

At Sushi World, we do have non-traditional sushi rolls, like our Yamaha Roll! It features a tempura spicy tuna roll with avocado and then it's topped with green onions and garlic ponzu. It is definitely not your traditional sushi roll as this is partially a cooked sushi roll. It is a very filling roll so order wisely as many times, our customers will get pretty full from this roll as compared to our other sushi rolls. It's definitely a safe sushi roll to get as it does not have any raw fish in it. It's safe for all those who are still wary of eating raw fish.

Spicy Tuna Rice Cakes! On the Happy Hour Menu!

Spicy Tuna Rice Cakes Happy Hour All Day Tuesdays Mondays Cypress Orange County OC Sushi World

One of the Happy Hour favorites for our regulars is our Spicy Tuna Rice Cakes. They are exactly how they sound. They're spicy because they come with a slice of serrano pepper on each one. It has a spicy tuna on top of a crispy rice cake. It's like a perfect little bite every time. Remember that Happy Hour is all day on Mondays & Tuesdays but they're also on all other days from 2pm till 5pm, even on the weekends! If you could just reset your internal clock to have lunch at 2pm instead of noon, you can enjoy Happy Hour for lunch everyday!

Don't Be the Only One Dressed Up!

Caterpillar Roll Jerks Costumes Halloween Tuna Red Snapper Tako Salmon Cypress OC Orange County Sushi World

Don't you hate it when you go out and everyone agrees to dress up and then it turns out you're the only one? Yeah, our Caterpillar Roll knows exactly how that feels, especially around a platter of tuna, salmon, tako, and red snapper nigiri. Come dressed up as a sushi roll and we'll give you a free sake! But please, if you do, take a picture while you're at Sushi World and post it publicly so that we can see it, too! We hope everyone has a fun and safe Halloween out there. If you don't get enough treats, come on in! We'll surely "treat" you right!

Best Happy Hour in OC! $10 Sapporo Pitchers All Day Mondays & Tuesdays!

Sapporo Pitchers Best Happy Hour Orange County OC Chefs Sushi World Cypress

Today's post is simple. Drink beer. Drink Sapporo. Drink a pitcher. Drink at Sushi World. It's only $10 for a pitcher of Sapporo pitcher during the best Happy Hour in all of OC! It's all day on Mondays & Tuesdays and on all other days from 2pm till 5pm. Also enjoy an extensive Happy Hour menu of $2.5 sushi, $3.50 appetizers, $2.5 sake, and a bunch of other specials. Best of all, there's no limit! Well, the limit is when we run out so good luck trying to make us run out. It just doesn't happen. We got this thing down.

Go Ahead! Stare at Our Humps! Happy Hump Day!

Happy Hump Day Sushi Humps Tuna Red Snapper Salmon Yellowtail Cypress Orange County OC

We know you like to watch. We know you like to eat it even more. So go ahead and indulge yourself and come on in! We'll help you get over hump day with ease. Order a bunch of our humps of sushi and you'll be set. Pictured is an array of nigiri sushi: tuna, red snapper, salmon, and yellowtail. It's pretty much the basics when it comes to nigiri sushi. If you ever want an education on sushi, you're more than welcome to come on in and have one of our talented sushi chefs enlighten you with some sushi knowledge. Now get to humping!

Everybody Loves a Crunchy Roll!

Crunchy Roll Shrimp Tempura Flakes Snow Crab Mix Avocado Cucumber Cypress Orange County OC Cypress

While it is a very basic sushi roll, it's hard to find anyone who really doesn't like a Crunchy Roll. It has no raw fish in it so non-raw fish eaters will love it. Kids love it. And hardcore sushi lovers love it, too. It's a starter roll for many. Not only is it a starter for your meal, but it's also a good roll to start with for a sushi newbie. It has a center of a shrimp tempura, snow crab mix, cucumber, and avocado and then it is topped with crunchy tempura flakes, which is how it got its name. Not too complicated but yet, very delicious and fulfilling.

Eat at Sushi World!

Omakase Beef Tataki Nigiri Tuna Red Snapper Yellowtail Ankimo Cypress Orange County OC Sushi World

Pretty simple message today. Just eat at Sushi World. You won't regret it. We have such a selection that we will make sushi lovers, non-sushi lovers, kids, and anybody with any particular kind of taste buds happy. If you're looking for a full meal, we'll certainly be able to accommodate that, too! We have so many appetizers, you can practically get full on just them! We also have entrees that include soups, meats, and noodles. And then, you can finish your meal off with any of our awesome desserts.

$2.50 Albacore Nigiri During Our Happy Hour!

Albacore Green Onions Nigiri Best Happy Hour Orange County OC Cypress Sushi World

Another beautiful start to another beautiful work week in beautiful Orange County. Need something else to make it even more beautiful? How about coming in and visiting us while Happy Hour is all day on Mondays and Tuesdays? Yes, we can help you jump-start this week with $2.50 sushi, which includes albacore, salmon, peppered salmon, yellowtail, shrimp, escolar, masago, and natto. And don't forget about the $3.50 appetizers, $2.50 sake, and $10 Sapporo pitchers. Life is good in the OC.

Caterpillar Roll Does Not Contain Actual Caterpillars!

Caterpillar Roll Baked Eel Unagi Avocado Sweet Sauce Cypress Sushi World Orange County OC

Although caterpillars might be a delicacy in some countries, they're definitely not included in our Caterpillar Rolls. A Caterpillar Roll is a very popular and common roll. It's a safe "go-to" roll, especially since it doesn't have any raw fish in it. It's great for kids and for non-sushi lovers. Our version is very simple and consists of baked eel (unagi) in the center and topped with fresh slices of avocado on top, which is what lends to its name. Top it off with a sweet sauce and you have a basic roll that will surely please everyone.

Garlic Edamame Only $3.50 During Our Happy Hour!

Garlic Edamame Japanese Appetizers Best Happy Hour Orange County OC Cypress Sushi World

Not only garlic edamame, but also shishito peppers, baked mussels, chicken gyoza, chicken yakitori, beef tataki, jalapeno poppers, squid karaage kushi, ikano karaage, and fried aji. Yes, that's a long list of appetizers that's only $3.50 during Orange County's best happy hour, which lasts all day on Mondays and Tuesdays and on all other days from 2pm till 5pm. Also enjoy $2.50 sushi, $2.50 sake, and $10 Sapporo pitchers. There's a lot of items on our happy hour menu so come on in and start the work week off right!

Which One Is the Bobblehead?

Sushi Chef James Bobblehead Japanese Cute Toys Cypress Orange County OC Sushi World

If you've been seated at our sushi bar, you are more than likely to notice our cute little Japanese bobbleheads we have on our counter. They are there for your entertainment but be forewarned not to get them mixed up with our sushi chefs. They don't like their heads being tapped while they're preparing your delicious sushi. For the record, the one on the far right is one of our awesome chefs, James! Say hi to him the next time you see him and show him this picture. He'll love it and get a kick out of it. Just don't tap his head and expect it to bobble.

$4 Smoked Albacore Hand Rolls on the Best Happy Hour Menu!

Smoked Albacore Hand Roll Happy Hour All Day Mondays Tuesdays Cypress Orange County OC Sushi World

We will tout our Happy Hour as being the best in Orange County until someone proves us wrong. Not only do you get $2.5 sushi, $3.50 appetizers, $2.5 sake, and $10 Sapporo pitchers, we also have $4 smoked albacore hand rolls! They are to die for if you haven't tried them. Plus, our happy hour is all day on Mondays and Tuesdays! On all other days, even on the weekends, our Happy Hour is from 2pm till 5pm. We also have $3.50 Small Salmon Skin Salads, $3 Salmon Skin Hand Rolls, $4 Spicy Tuna Rice Cakes, and many more items during OC's Best Happy Hour. Come on and see for yourself.

Albacore Carpaccio: Topped With Fried Arugula, Garlic Chips, Ponzu Sauce

Albacore Carpaccio Ponzu Sauce Garlic Chips Fried Arugula Cypress Orange County OC Sushi World

An absolute favorite amongst our regulars is our Albacore Carpaccio. While the delicious slices of albacore are hidden underneath an avalanche of friend arugula, it's also accented with a ponzu sauce and garlic chips. It has a little bit of everything that makes it great as an appetizer or as a main dish during your meal. The fried arugula has a nice crispy crunch to it but couple it with the tenderness of the albacore will make it every bite an absolute joy in your mouth. Don't forget our current Bluefin Tuna Special! $4 for an order of 2 pieces. What a great deal.

$2.50 Sushi During Orange County's Best Happy Hour!

Best Happy Hour OC Orange County Albacore Salmon Cypress Sushi World

Albacore, Salmon, Peppered Salmon, Yellowtail, Shrimp, Escolar, Masago, and Natto. Those are all the different choices you have for our $2.50 sushi special during our Happy Hour, which is all day on Mondays & Tuesdays and then on all other days from 2pm till 5pm, even on the weekends. That's quite a selection but we have also have even more items on our Happy Hour menu, including $3.50 appetizers, $2.50 sake, and $10 Sapporo Pitchers. Still the best in all of Orange County.

Back To School = Sushi Time!

Spanish Mackerel Red Snapper Cherry Salmon Sushi World Orange County OC Cypress

Either you're dropping your kids off to school or you're going back to school. Works either way. If you dropped off the kids to school recently, come on in and enjoy some quiet sushi time away from those darn kids. If you're going back to school, enjoy the easy workload for now and spend some time at our sushi bar. Always remember that we have Happy Hour all day on Mondays and Tuesdays and on all other days from 2pm till 5pm. Makes it convenient when you can come by right after school. Pictured are some sushis that are not on our happy hour menu but they're quite the favorites.

Baked Blue Crab Hand Roll with Garlic Aioli and Soy Paper

Baked Blue Crab Hand Roll Garlic Aioli Soy Paper Cypress Orange County OC Sushi World

If you ever have a friend who still can't eat raw fish, we have plenty of choices of the non raw fish variety. Take, for instance, our Baked Blue Crab Hand Roll, which is also available in a a regular cut roll if you wish. It consists of a baked blue crab mixture that consists of garlic aioli and then it's wrapped in soy paper. The mixture is made completely from scratch and is absolutely delicious. No need to dip it in any sauce because it has all the flavors that will make your mouth happy.

Best Deal on Sapporo Pitchers in Orange County!

$10 Sapporo Pitchers Best Deal in Orange County Happy Hour OC Sushi World

This is without a doubt, the best deal on a pitcher in Orange County! $10 Sapporo pitchers all day long on Mondays and Tuesdays and then from 2pm till 5pm on all other days. It's during our happy hour which is simply the best deal you can find anywhere. It also has $2.50 sushi, $3.50 appetizers, $2.50 sake, and a bunch of other items that are nicely discounted for your finances, like a Salmon Skin Salad, Smoked Albacore Hand Roll, and Spicy tuna Rice Cakes. But wait, there's still more. Come on in and find out what they are.

Green Tea Ice Cream. Inside Chocolate Cake. Inside Tempura. Fried.

Green Tea Ice Cream Chocolate Cake Tempura Fried Orange County OC Japanese Dessert Sushi World

Our Tempura Green Tea Ice Cream is pretty much the perfect dessert no matter how you look at it. It's got a cold center of delicious green tea ice cream. It's wrapped in a soft, not too sweet chocolate cake. It's battered with tempura and then quickly fried. All 3 textures are served to perfection with a light drizzle of a sweet syrup. Great to share or to hog up all by yourself. Don't worry. We won't judge. Yes, it's like the inception of Japanese desserts. Come on in and try it out today.

Best Deal in Orange County!

Best Deal Orange County OC Cypress Happy Hour All Day Sushi World Peppered Salmon Escolar Yellowtail

Our happy hour is not only the best deal in Orange County but it's also available all day on Mondays and Tuesdays! Why? Because we want to make sure you start your work week off right! Come on in for $2.50 sushi, $3.50 appetizers, $2.50 sake, and $10 Sapporo pitchers. We have many other items on our happy hour menu but you'll have to find out what they are on the rest of the site or simply by just coming in! Our Happy Hour is also on all other days from 2pm till 5pm, even on the weekends.

Jungle Fever Roll: Albacore, Fried Arugula, Garlic Chips, Shrimp Tempura

Albacore Jungle Fever Roll Fried Arugula Shrimp Tempura Garlic Chips Sushi World Orange County OC Cypress

It's been a minute since we've posted anything about our fabulously popular Jungle Fever Roll. Consisting of a center of shrimp tempura, cucumber, and avocado, it's topped with fresh albacore and garlic chips. Then on top of that, we put a pile of freshly fried arugula. We dress the plate with a little sweet sauce around it. All the flavors work well together and you will order it again. That's what happens when you get the good ole Jungle Fever. There's no cure.

Try Our Fresh Beef Tataki! Made In-House!

Beef Tataki Fresh Homemade Made In-House Orange County OC Cypress Sushi World

This picture is proof that we make our very own beef tataki from scratch. We can't give you the whole recipe so you can see whatever you can and try to make it yourself. Or, if you want the more simpler solution, just come on in and order our beef tataki and see for yourself, how wonderfully delicious it is! Better yet, come by during our happy hours and try it out for yourself for only $3.50. Delicious food at a great price. Can't beat that.

It's Happy Hour All Day Mondays & Tuesdays!

Best Happy Hour OC Orange County Sushi World Salmon Yellowtail Peppered Salmon

We know you didn't forget but just in case, let this serve as a friendly reminder that Sushi World is home to the best Happy Hour in all of Orange County! Why? Because not only is it all day on Mondays & Tuesdays, but it's also from 2pm till 5pm on all other days! Including weekends! Plus, you get to enjoy $2.50 sushi, $3.5 appetizers, $2.50 sake, and $10 Sapporo pitchers. But we also have a lot of other specials on our Happy Hour menu but you'll have to come on in and find out what they are.

Have a Great Fantastic Sushi Weekend!

Salmon Truffle Nigiri Sushi Delicious Best Cypress Orange County OC Sushi World

We hope everyone out there has a safe, fun, happy, fantastic sushi weekend! Why? Because the weekend wouldn't be all that without some awesome sushi. Can you guess what we have pictured here? It's truffle salmon nigiri. Quite delicious and quite difficult to not get multiple orders of. Want an even better weekend? Come by between 2pm and 5pm for happy hour, even on the weekends! Take advantage of our $2.50 sushi, $2.50 sake, $3.50 appetizers, and $10 Sapporo pitchers.

Best Happy Hour in the OC! $3.50 Appetizers Like Chicken Gyoza and Baked Mussels!

Chicken Gyoza Baked Mussels Appetizers Best Happy Hour in OC Orange County Sushi World Cypress

Come and get it! Time to get this summer work week started! What better way than to come on in and enjoy the best happy hour in all of Orange County! We have $3.50 appetizers with over 10 different items to choose from, including the pictured chicken gyoza and baked mussels! We have something for everyone on our appetizers list, especially for those who don't necessarily eat raw fish. Also enjoy our $2.50 sake and $10 Sapporo pitchers. And if you do like raw fish, we have $2.50 sushi. There you have it. No doubt the best happy hour in OC.

Simple Message: Eat Sushi

Salmon Tuna Yellowtail Red Snapper Healthy Sushi Orange County Cypress Sushi World

We at Sushi World have a simple message for you this weekend: Eat Sushi. Why? Because it tastes great and it's good for you! Eating food at its rawest form is actually good for you. You don't want that synthetic, hormonal crap in your system. So eat sushi like the pictured salmon, tuna, yellowtail, and red snapper. There's not too many foods that you can say tastes great and is actually good for you like sushi. Happy Hour is everyday from 2pm till 5pm, even on the weekends. $2.50 sushi, $3.50 appetizers, $2.50 sake, and $10 Sapporo pitchers.

Best Happy Hour in Town! All Day Mondays & Tuesdays!

Orange County Best Happy Hour in OC Peppered Salmon Escolar Yellowtail Masago Albacore Sushi World

Come on in for $2 sushi, $3.50 appetizers, $2 sake, and $8 Sapporo pitchers! It's easily the best Happy Hour in all of Orange County! We have plenty of items on our happy hour menu and it's also on all other days from 2pm till 5pm. We're located near the intersection of Katella and Knott, on the border with Anaheim, Stanton, Garden Grove, and Buena Park. Easily accessible from wherever you are and we have plenty of parking!

Fresh Beef Tataki On Our Happy Hour Menu!

Beef Tataki Raw Beef Fresh Orange County OC Best Happy Hour Appetizer Sushi World Cypress

We make our beef tataki fresh in house and you can taste the difference! Not only that, but it's also on Orange County's best happy hour menu for only $3.50, along with 10 other awesome appetizers. During our happy hour, which is all day on Mondays and Tuesdays, you can also enjoy $2.50 sushi, $2.50 sake, and $10 Sapporo pitchers. You cannot find a better deal in all of Orange County. Our happy hour is also on all other days from 2pm till 5pm, even on the weekends!

Maguro: Bluefin Tuna

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A frequent feature on our specials board is the always popular Bluefin Tuna, or Maguro. You can order it either way but we can't always guarantee stock on hand. We do have those customers that once they find out we have it, they end up ordering all we have. So if you see it on our specials board, do yourself a favor and get at least an order. You won't regret it. And, while you're looking at our specials board, be sure to check out all the other items on there because you're bound to find more than a favorite or two on there.

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