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For 2
Date
Fri, 5/25
Time
9:00 PM
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Full Moon Sushi Kitchen Bar and Lounge

4.6
160 reviews
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$31 to $50
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Sushi
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  • Creative Cuisine
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Full Moon Sushi and Kitchen Bar specializes in the freshest exotic fish from around the world, our kitchen is internationally influenced tapas style. The ambiance is earthy sheikh and perfect for any occasion.

Reservations do not guarantee a dining room table. Parties may be sat at a high-top table, in the lounge, or sushi bar.

Happy Hour is Tuesday-Thursday 5:00pm-6:30pm!

For parties 8+ please call to make reservation. Parties of 6 or larger are subject to a $15 per person cancellation or no-show fee if less than 24 hours notice is given.
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Cuisines
Sushi, International
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Hours of operation
Dinner
Tue–Thu 5:00 pm–9:30 pm
Fri, Sat 5:00 pm–10:30 pm
Sun 5:00 pm–9:00 pm
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Phone number
(619) 233-3711
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Payment options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Executive chef
Sung Kim
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Catering
We offer catering please contact Alicia@fullmoonsd.com
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
Broadway or E St
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Parking details
Valet across the Street from Restaurant with LAZ
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Public transit
5th and Broadway
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Entertainment
The ambiance is lively and full of energy. Sit at the Sushi Bar to be wowed by the quick hands of our talented Sushi Chefs. Many Sake options and a nice variety of Schochu cocktails.
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Special events & promotions
Happy hour Tues- Thursday 5-6:30
Additional
Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Outdoor Smoking Area, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine
What 160 People Are Saying
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4.6based on recent ratings
4.6
food
4.6
service
4.4
ambience
4.1
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88% of people would recommend it to a friend
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5.0Dined 6 days ago

Full moon was great. Our server Ariel was very attentive and nice. We tried 5-6 things off the menu and everything we had was really good but our favorite was the spicy tuna and crispy rice! The place is very cute and trendy and they take reservations! Great sushi place in downtown

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1.0Dined on May 19, 2018

Horrible service. The waiter couldn’t even pretend we existed. Threw our checks on the table - didn’t bother handing them. Drinks didn’t come out until the food came out.

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3.0Dined on May 19, 2018

We did not get a big table like we asked for even though that was requested in the reservation since we order a lot. Waitress was nice but out of an hour in a half of dining she was gone most of the time and was not that attentive. Waited for water 15 to 20 mins after I drank it all. Near the end of the meals was when the water came more frequently. Love the seasonal nigiri and fresh delicious rolls. Just wish they had more staff to cater to you. Bus boys were on top of their game in taking our dishes away right when we finish since our table was really small.

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5.0Dined on May 9, 2018

Cool spot. 9 out of 10 for sushi!!! Very surprised will go back anytime I’m in town.

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5.0Dined on May 5, 2018

Told jung the chef to cook up what he wanted. The one dish we ordered off the menu was by far the worst of the evening. His dishes were amazing

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5.0Dined on April 30, 2018

Awesome as usual!

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4.0Dined on April 29, 2018

Enjoyed date night with my husband. Our server was great, she took care of us and our dinner was fast and very tasty.

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5.0Dined on April 29, 2018

The sushi rolls are unique and very tasty. The service is quick and prompt, without being rushed. I will definitely be back!

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5.0Dined on April 28, 2018

My wife & I love coming to this restaurant. The sushi chefs are amazing at creating a wonderful dining experience. It has become our favorite sushi place

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5.0Dined on April 25, 2018

Excellent food delivered promptly and at a great value. Every bit as good as Nobu without the sticker shock.

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4.0Dined on April 23, 2018

Food was so good and affordable. I didn't like one of the rolls and was offered another one no charge. I didn't expect it to be free, we took a gamble and didn't like the dish. I would have had no problem paying for it but loved the offer. That's great business model. We will be back for the food, so good!

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5.0Dined on April 23, 2018

Always a spectacular experience! I love seeing whats new on the exotic fish menu each time I go in. Quality, flavors and service always on point. One warning however, Full moon will ruin you forever! Highly recommend!

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5.0Dined on April 15, 2018

Amazing service called me to make sure I was still going for my reservation for my girlfriend birthday day dinner. Amazing food great prices as well and the location was awesome walked to the club right after dinner will be back soon !

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5.0Dined on April 13, 2018

Full Moon Sushi far exceeded my expectations with the incredible quality of the choices on the menu, the service and entire atmosphere. If excellence is a core value, Full Moon is achieving that with great success. Highly recommend!

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5.0Dined on April 9, 2018

Excellent service and food! Eclipse roll My favorite!! I went to dinner with my girlfrien without expectations, and it turned out to a great experience and great time. Would recommend this place to everyone.

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4.0Dined on April 9, 2018

Great fresh fish. High quality all around, the fish sparkled and the roll I had, no rice with lots of fish, was perfect.

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4.0Dined on April 5, 2018

A diverse menu with plenty of fresh options from raw to cooked. The server was very helpful with our selection of small plates which included the temporato provide our taste buds a

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1.0Dined on March 28, 2018

Service was lacking. While our server was nice, the pace of the entire meal was very slow, there were too many cooks in the kitchen and poor execution. The flow of the serving was ridiculously slow. There was another table that ordered a few minutes ahead of us, but our food was served 20 minutes later, and the delivery time between each item was not timed well, more than 20 minutes for a couple of the items. Taste of the rolls we ordered was ok, nothing to celebrate about for that price point. Very disappointing, especially when the reviews seemed to give this place high remarks.

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5.0Dined on March 26, 2018

Incredible! Some of the best sushi I have ever had. Staff had great knowledge on all of the menu items and did a great job making recommendations on their fairly large list if saki. Made for a great date night spot!

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5.0Dined on March 25, 2018

Their exotic fish options were top notch and the service was excellent. Highly recommend for omakase lovers as well

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5.0Dined on March 25, 2018

Decor was hip and food delish! The Garlic Edamame is a must!

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5.0Dined on March 24, 2018

Food and service are consistently great - definitely one of my favorite sushi spots in San Diego. Quality of the fish is top-notch.

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5.0Dined on March 23, 2018

What a great find. I had been to several others before I found the one I would return to over and over again. We will be back at the end of June and am already looking forward to it👍

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4.0Dined on March 19, 2018

The sushi was delicious and service waa great. Norma was a rockstar

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5.0Dined on March 18, 2018

Fantastic food and service. The garlic edamame has got to be the best I’ve ever had.

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4.0Dined on March 18, 2018

Very attentive service and welcoming atmosphere. The food was great- nice presentation, fresh, and the kitchen was whipping our orders out fast! The only m'eh feedback I have is that the music was slightly too loud for the time of evening with the amount of people in the restaurant. This was our first experience at Full Moon, and we will definitely be going back again!

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5.0Dined on March 17, 2018

Best meal I’ve ever had!!

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5.0Dined on March 11, 2018

Always a great experience!

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5.0Dined on March 10, 2018

The sushi was very fresh with innovative rolls. I loved the atmosphere!

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5.0Dined on March 3, 2018

Full Moon Sushi Kitchen was exactly what we were looking for. Small enough to feel intimate but large enough so there’s seating when you need it. The sushi was too shelf. It reminded us of Nobu as far as presentation/quality for a fraction of the price.

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2.0Dined on February 22, 2018

The waitress was ok, Ii think she could have paid more attention to us but it might have been that she had too many tables. The sushi took way to long to get to the table and very spread out. Also the sushi wasn't that great, it didn't taste as fresh or tasty in general like other sushi places. We weren't all that impressed and won't be returning.

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5.0Dined on February 21, 2018

Another superb dining experience at Full Moon! My guest, who had never previously been here, was most impressed and likewise pledged to return! The food selection was varied and everything we ordered delicious. The entire team, from front door to tableside service, was friendly, efficient and professional. Jairus, as usual, absolutely rocked - he is among the very finest servers my wife and I have ever encountered!! Looking forward to our return visit - soon! Keep up exactly what you are doing - it's a true recipe for fine, eclectic dining in a casual, hip atmosphere with professionals who really appear to enjoy what they are doing!

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5.0Dined on February 14, 2018

This place was amazing. Definitely the best sushi place I’ve been to in SD so far. Their fresh nigiri was to die for. Blew my mind how good it all tasted.

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5.0Dined on February 8, 2018

The rolls were delicious (particularly the warm full moon!), and the seafood fresh. Next time we are in San Diego we will go back.

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4.0Dined on February 3, 2018

Excellent and fresh sashimi. Seaweed salad great. Salmon skewers yum. Could have more beer choices. Mochi delish and they comped it for Birthday - nice! Only real complaint is that we could smell cigar, cigarette, and weed smoke while we ate from passer by's and folks lingering outside. Close the doors?

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5.0Dined on January 27, 2018

Great food and presentation

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5.0Dined on January 26, 2018

Always enjoy coming back to their attentive service, impecable fresh selection of items and friendliness of the chefs at the sushi bar. The exotic platter was top quality, their seared toro with yuzu pepper paste is a must every time my wife and I go.

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5.0Dined on January 17, 2018

The service was friendly and not pushy at all. We sat at the table for a few hours and enjoyed a great meal and had a few drinks. The setting was pleasant, we were able to talk all night without feeling like we were talking too loud or like it was too quiet where everyone else could hear our conversation. Overall i would recommend Full Moon as a great place to sit and enjoy the company of others

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5.0Dined on January 16, 2018

The food was excellent, especially the special rolls, spicy tuna classic roll and fatty tuna nigiri. It was also great to have the beef skewer as an option. As good as the food was, the service was even better...excellent all arou d

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5.0Dined on January 9, 2018

I was pleasantly surprised by everything about this restaurant. The sushi rolls were large enough that my date and I were satisfied sharing only two along with an appetizer. The service was very prompt taking our order, serving us, removing plates, and bringing the bill. We were in and out in under and hour. I'm looking forward to returning soon.

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