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Kaisgraham May 18, 2007 05:16 PM

We are having company next weekend and they love sushi and we want to take them somewhere really, really good. Concerned with quality, not the price. Thank you!

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    torta basilica RE: Kaisgraham May 18, 2007 05:18 PM

    Bluefin. Period.

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      rickym13 RE: torta basilica May 19, 2007 12:22 AM

      i second bluefin. had really good meal there few weeks ago...little pricey tho

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      klee RE: Kaisgraham May 18, 2007 05:46 PM

      Eh you could go for Shibucho instead. It's right by Newport Beach.

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        emmanoir RE: Kaisgraham May 18, 2007 05:50 PM

        Sushi wave in Costa Mesa (on Newport Blvd) is excellent. The quality and freshness has never once disappointed. I highly recommend the yellowtail sashimi - it's divine!

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          sweetestliz RE: emmanoir May 20, 2007 03:19 PM

          If you're concerned about quality, please skip Sushi Wave. I've been there a few times (at the insistence of a non-traditional sushi eating relative) and found the quality of the raw fish to be poor. The only edible "sushi" there are the non-raw-fish rolls. For comparison of taste, my regular sushi joints are Shibucho, Bluefin, Kiriko, Sushi Gen, and Mori. I highly recommend Shibucho for more traditional tastes, but Bluefin if you want some non-raw items with your meal.

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          otonitoni RE: Kaisgraham May 20, 2007 10:16 PM

          Bluefin is great..but bang for the buck..Ikko in Costa mesa

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            notmartha RE: otonitoni May 21, 2007 01:16 PM

            Feel like a broken record. Go for Bluefin. Their lunch special sushi platter isn't that expensive, especially when you consider the quality.

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