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Make a Choice. Choose Fish.

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Life is full of decisions. We want to make them as easy as possible for you when you visit us. We always recommend our patrons fill out our sushi forms but if you come enough, our sushi chefs will know what you like and will prepare them accordingly. If the restaurant isn't too busy, you can even yell out your orders to our awesome, professional sushi chefs. So choose wisely and choose fish. Lots of it. You can't go wrong with that. There are plenty other things in your life that you should worry about. Like your New Year's resolutions.

Happy Hour All Day Mondays & Tuesdays

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Here we go again. The best Happy Hour in all of Orange County is all day on Mondays and Tuesdays and it's the best way to get every work week started. Why let the good times of the weekends come to an end just because you have to get back to work? Come on in and enjoy $2.50 sushi, $3.50 appetizers, $2.50 sake, $10 Sapporo pitchers, and a bunch of other Happy Hour specials. You can worry about work later. For now, just enjoy our Happy Hour. If you don't make it in at any time on Mondays and Tuesdays, come in on any other day from 2pm till 5pm.

Ikura: Salmon Roe

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We often neglect how great our Ikura is so we're going to give some special attention to it the next couple of weeks. As we do with everything on our menu, we go out of our way to find the best quality products at the most reasonable prices so that we can pass on to you quality sushi and Japanese cuisine that is delicious and affordable. If you're not already an Ikura fan, you should try it out. It's quite delightful on its own or when it's used to help garnish one of our other plates.

Baked Mussels! Best Happy Hour in OC!

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We have a number of awesome appetizers on our Happy Hour menu including the pictured Baked Mussels. We can eat those all day long and they're only $3.50 on our Happy Hour menu which is all day on Mondays & Tuesdays and on all other days from 2pm till 5pm. Also enjoy $2.50 sushi, $2.50 sake, and $10 Sapporo pitchers! What makes it the best in Orange County is that is always all day on Mondays and Tuesdays and on all other days from 2pm till 5pm, even on the weekends! Beat that!

Union Station Radio Invades Sushi World!

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Every 3rd Wednesday, come on by and enjoy the evening sounds of another session of b.eats from 6pm till 9pm. Get some sushi and some sake and sit back and relax as DJs Ryan Live, Ayebert, and A1 perform a session for Union Radio Station. In case you're wondering what's in the image, that's a Tekka Maki, a classic sushi roll of just tuna, rice, and seaweed. It's a basic roll but sushi sometimes needs to be basic. It doesn't always have to be complicated with too many contrasting tastes. Try it out to start your meal tonight!

Keep Warm with Some Shrimp Tempura Udon

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It's getting a bit chilly here in Orange County, well, chilly for us Southern California folks. If you need a little soup to help warm you up, get our Shrimp Tempura Udon Soup. It's light, delicious, and will warm you up from the inside out. We don't often post about it, but despite being a sushi restaurant, we also are a Japanese restaurant that offers regular items that non-sushi lovers can enjoy, like this Shrimp Tempura Udon and our Chicken Teriyaki Bento Boxes. Come on in and bring the whole gang. We'll surely have something for everyone.

$10 Sapporo Pitchers! All Day Mondays & Tuesdays!

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That's right! Another beautiful work week has started in beautiful Orange County and what better way for you to kick it off than to come on in and take advantage of our Happy Hour, which lasts all day on Mondays & Tuesdays! Enjoy all of the awesome deals that makes us undoubtedly the best Happy Hour in all of Orange County! We have $2.5 sushi, $3.5 appetizers, $2.5 sake, and $10 Sapporo pitchers! What a steal! What a meal! You'll find something for everyone on our extensive Happy Hour menu. If not, don't bring them next time.

Get a Cypress Roll From the Best Sushi Restaurant in Cypress!

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We named our signature sushi roll after our home, Cypress. We love it here, especially where we are located, which is right next to Anaheim, Garden Grove, and Stanton. Our Cypress Roll features a shrimp tempura center and then slices of strawberries on top. There is no raw fish in it so it's safe for everyone! We love to accommodate everyone's tastebuds and we realize not everyone enjoys eating raw fish. So there's plenty on our menu for non-raw fish eaters. Come on in with a big group! We'll have something on the menu for everyone!

Get Your Sushi To Go!

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Pretty much everything on our menu can be made to go! We know this weekend is a busy one with family gatherings, holiday shopping, and football. Well, if you're a bit lacking on time and want to enjoy some of our awesome sushi wherever you happen to be, give us a call and order whatever you see on our website here. Our expert sushi chefs will expertly assemble sushi creations you'll be proud to eat outside of our restaurant. What are you waiting for? Give us a call now before the game starts!

Live DJs at Sushi World!

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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!

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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!

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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!

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

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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!

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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!

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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!

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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!

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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!

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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!

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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?

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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!

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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.

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

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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!

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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

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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!

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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.

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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!

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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

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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!

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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!

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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.

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