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RA Sushi

RA Sushi Bar Restaurant

Sushi Restaurant, Bar, and Japanese Restaurant · Central San Diego
474 Broadway (at 5th Ave), San Diego, CA 92101, United States
Open until 11:00 PM (Show more)
  • Mon–Sun
    • 11:00 AM–11:00 PM
Lunch, Dinner, Happy Hour
Beer, Wine, Full Bar, Cocktails
Credit Cards:
Yes (incl. American Express)
Outdoor Seating:

It’s more fun in the RA! Join us for happy hour, Monday through Saturday, from 3 to 7 p.m. Every Sunday, come out to the Flying Fish Lounge for food specials from 8 to 11 p.m. and drink specials 8 p.m. to midnight.


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    Isaac E.
    "Try the viva las vegas roll!!! Its the best!"(2 Tips)
    Jenny Y.
    "Try the Crunchy Calamari Roll - Lightly battered and crispy."(2 Tips)
    Lynn P.
    "The Tropical Roll is delicious and so is the Ra Chips & Salsa!"(2 Tips)
    Eric H.
    "Shrimp Tempura roll and lobster roll are AMAZING!!"(3 Tips)
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  • sushi
  • happy hour
  • seafood
  • ra chips
  • pacific roll
  • sake
  • calamari
  • miso soup
  • lobster
  • sashimi
  • healthy food
  • cheese wontons
  • good for a quick meal
  • great value
  • scallops
  • Kirin Ichiban
  • tacos
  • good for a late night
  • Vegas rolls
  • trendy
  • Erika V.
    No longer open!
    Erika Vega · April 3
  • Gem B.
    Worst DJ ever
    Gem B · February 5
  • Thaddeus
    Las Vegas roll
    Thaddeus · January 21
  • Nici G.
    Happy Hour!!
    Nici G · December 17, 2015
  • Francisco J. B.
    Good sushi place but a little bit overpriced. Service is excellent
    Francisco J. Barrera · September 14, 2015
  • Katia M.
    Fresh fish, lots of sashimi options, great deal on Sunday - 4 dishes for $25.
    Katia Matoian · July 23, 2015
  • Habibo M.
    The sushi here is so good! The place is nice and the staff are helpful!
    Habibo Mo · April 19, 2015
  • Jose M.
    Good quick sushi snacks. Not a destination but good for a cost effective tapas type meal
    Jose Montenegro · April 14, 2015
  • Carline R.
    Lovely setting, music and amazing food. Would definitely recommend.
    Carline Romney-Charles · March 20, 2015
  • Sameer K.
    Friend got food poisoning after eating here. Be careful.
    Sameer Kalwani · February 14, 2015
  • Gary M.
    Get the #2for25 on Sunday
    Gary May · December 15, 2014
  • Rogério E.
    Cheaper and good food!
    Rogério Estruque · November 23, 2014
  • Jeremy L.
    Everything is good .. awesome place
    Jeremy LeDoux · November 15, 2014
  • Trey H.
    Two for Tuesday sashimi special is great
    Trey Hunner · October 11, 2014
  • Rachael G.
    If you snag a seat by the window, be prepared to watch the homeless guys wandering around...
    Rachael Green · August 26, 2014
  • Tyler T.
    Good sushi and drinks
    Tyler Tremelling · August 25, 2014
  • Bertan S.
    Crunch Calamari Roll
    Bertan Saglam · August 14, 2014
  • Abeer M.
    Abeer M. · February 26, 2014
  • Stephanie A.
    spicy miso yummm!
    Stephanie Armenta · January 23, 2014
  • Elyse E.
    The shishito peppers are great! Spicy tuna on crispy rice is tasty. Excellent happy hour prices on everything. Service can be slow so drink a big Kirin light.
    Elyse Estrada · December 26, 2013
  • Frank G.
    In the middle of downtown San Diego. Only place that serves food till 1am, remember that when you're drank
    Frank G®™ · December 19, 2013
  • Arron F.
    Check in you get a free treat!!!
    Arron Fenton · October 24, 2013
  • Tim E.
    King Crab roll, yes. Skip the Pacific Roll.
    Tim Erdmann · July 14, 2013
  • Jay S.
    A bit heavy on the rice, but the combinations are creative. Proportions are somewhat large.
    Jay States · April 30, 2013
  • Joe M.
    Viva Los Vegas & Rockin' Shrimp are 2 amazing dishes!
    Joe Miller · April 8, 2013
  • Eric H.
    Shrimp Tempura roll and lobster roll are AMAZING!!
    Eric Hartmann · April 5, 2013
  • ronan c.
    so nice so delicious the best sushi ihave ever eat
    ronan caherec · April 1, 2013
  • Chris D.
    Get a zonie roll with a side of sriracha and jalapeños! If you can handle the spice. 4/10 on the spice scale IMO :p
    Chris Dalcour · February 13, 2013
  • Sy O.
    Have the miso soup, awesome and not to filling
    Sy Ochoa · January 2, 2013
  • Alisa L.
    New crispy Asian tacos are light and unlike anything I've ever had! Like Yoko hooked up with Pedro and this was their delicious spawn.
    Alisa Le · December 14, 2012
  • Jules D.
    downtown and crowded and hip but good sushi with very fun atmosphere. ask for new zealand roll. off menu with kiwi and scallops.
    Jules De La Cruz · November 6, 2012
  • John M.
    Umami punch us the renamed tsunami punch. It is good to share.
    John Morrow · September 27, 2012
  • Bill H.
    Really fresh Sushi, casual atmosphere, great service, priced good! Ohhh and a FourSquare special. Don't pass it by ( #RASushi )
    Bill Hamberg · September 20, 2012
  • Eva T.
    Loved the food bit too dark and music was loud
    Eva Tutic · September 15, 2012
  • Aaron M.
    Get the Scallop Dynamite Roll. One of the best things I have ever eaten in my entire life. Ever.
    Aaron Madrid · August 15, 2012
  • Ryan M.
    Vegas roll of course! But try the Tunacado and chicken yakitori....simply amazing!!!
    Ryan Magley · August 3, 2012
  • Jenny Y.
    Try the Crunchy Calamari Roll - Lightly battered and crispy. Squid doesn't feel rubbery.
    Jenny Yuen · July 10, 2012
  • Bryan H.
    Get the garlic edemame. It's the bomb.
    Bryan Hudgens · June 26, 2012
  • Lynn P.
    The Tropical Roll is delicious and so is the Ra Chips & Salsa! If you check in, you'll get a free edamame or miso soup.
    Lynn Pina · May 19, 2012
  • Gregg M.
    Please try the tropical roll.
    Gregg Measom · May 18, 2012
  • Jenny S.
    lobster spring rolls, RA chips & Salsa, vegas roll, late night happy hour...yes, this place is good!
    Jenny Soxx · May 11, 2012
  • Norris B.
    Go to Ra sushi and get the Hot Mess. It's a cumshot in your mouth! (Cumshot: something you eat that tastes amazing!)
    Norris Benny · April 28, 2012
  • cloud 9 Co-Op
    Easily the best sushi in San Diego.
    cloud 9 Co-Op · April 5, 2012
  • Joseph B.
    Get the shoo peppers. No, really. Get em. Fabulous!
    Joseph Bulger · April 3, 2012
  • FitCities
    Try the sashimi! Delicious and healthy!
    FitCities · March 22, 2012
  • Jeff B.
    Like others, I recommend the Pineapple Cheese Wontons and Vegas roll.
    Jeff Blount · February 10, 2012
  • Chris D.
    Just get one roll unless you're really hungry. Their rolls are ginormous! Especially the Las Vegas Roll
    Chris Dalcour · February 10, 2012
  • Ed S.
    Place is cool, but pretty mundane with the people watching.
    Ed S · January 29, 2012
  • reb r.
    Service sucks...
    reb risty · January 22, 2012
  • Madison P.
    Worst sushi place in sd the service is horrible and the food is mediocre compared to places in la jolla. Don't go here!!!!
    Madison Pelky · January 17, 2012
  • Tiana P.
    Crunchy calamari roll is to die for!
    Tiana Patterson · January 12, 2012
  • Hobbs
    One of the best places for sushi in downtown.
    Hobbs · January 9, 2012
  • Jared
    come for happy hour... and try the calimari... so good
    Jared · January 7, 2012
  • Adrienne O.
    Super yummy! Have one in Vegas also!
    Adrienne Olds · November 27, 2011
  • Linda T.
    Pacific roll is delish!
    Linda Trujillo · November 22, 2011
  • Devin N.
    Saki flight!
    Devin Nix · November 16, 2011
  • Jenny S.
    RA salsa & chips are the shizzskis!
    Jenny Soxx · September 3, 2011
  • Alyssa
    They check ID's, cool place though! Feels like a bar!
    Alyssa · August 28, 2011
  • Tedi J.
    Ultimate shrimp tempura roll!
    Tedi Jackson · August 26, 2011
  • Stephanie S.
    Venessa is the worst server ever! Took too long for her to return to take our money. She completely forgot another table's check, they had to ask a busboy for it. Sushi was good, but I'm not returning
    Stephanie Smead · August 22, 2011
  • Anne F.
    Coconut mojitos mmmmm... and Sunday nights with DJ mike
    Anne Fovargue · August 5, 2011
  • Brian F.
    Foursquare Check-in gets Complimentary Order of Edamame or Miso Soup with every check-in!Overall if your looking for good sushi in a cool atmosphere right in the Gaslamp area this is the place to
    Brian Fanzo · July 29, 2011
  • Teaonnie B.
    happy hour here is great
    Teaonnie Blair · July 26, 2011
  • Amanda R.
    Nigori unfiltered= best saki
    Amanda Richey · July 24, 2011
  • Mimi J.
    Happy hour is awesome and the staff is always nice. Great ambiance, too. Great place for heading out on the town, dates, chillin with friends, or just sitting at the sushi bar by yourself.
    Mimi Jones · July 23, 2011
  • Beto F.
    Happy hour!
    Beto Felix · July 18, 2011
  • Jules D.
    Order the "off the menu" New Zealand roll and maybe they will bring it back. Scallops and kiwi slices.
    Jules De La Cruz · June 6, 2011
  • Spencer N.
    Want to get drunk for cheap? Saketini.
    Spencer Nitz · May 18, 2011
  • Alberto R.
    Won't be going back there! Service was beyond horrible! 619 since 79
    Alberto Rodriguez · March 10, 2011
  • Mike B.
    Happy hour is bomb. Check it out.
    Mike Blackburn · February 26, 2011
  • James K.
    Crazy monkey roll... holy crap its good.
    James Korp · January 11, 2011
  • Christipher C.
    Pineapple wontons!!!!! Ill kill for these.
    Christipher Clayton · December 1, 2010
  • Faye S.
    Faye Santos · November 30, 2010
  • Sebastian S.
    Gojira roll and lobster spring rolls are a must.
    Sebastian Souza · September 5, 2010
  • Jasmine Q.
    The best sushi in town! Loved the Viva Las Vegas Roll, Shrimp Tempura Roll, Vegetable and Calamari Tempura! Also has the best Miso Soup and Edamame Soy beans I tasted so far. Poor customer service lat
    Jasmine Q. · August 18, 2010
  • Cessena M.
    Horrible customer service at night
    Cessena Martin · August 17, 2010
  • Isaac E.
    Try the viva las vegas roll!!! Its the best!
    Isaac Esquer · July 30, 2010
  • Patrick R.
    get the viva vegas roll it's the best
    Patrick Rust · May 25, 2010
  • Connie T.
    Happy hour is Sunday nights! $2 Hot Sake and half priced appetizers and sushi! the best deal!
    Connie T · May 24, 2010
  • Julian B.
    Best sushi in the world!
    Julian Brown · April 12, 2010
  • Melonie G.
    Looking for a low key dinner? Don't come here. Hot spot for great music, good food and fun. Brings your friends or meet cool peeps. If your not in the mood for social go to your neighborhood spot.
    Melonie Gallegos · March 28, 2010
  • Nick W.
    The tofu app is awesome
    Nick W · February 19, 2010
  • Barona J.
    They give you Edamame to munch on b4 your meal...careful you're being charged $4.
    Barona John · February 4, 2010
  • Edwin R.
    The unagi bowl here is as nasty as anything you will put in your mouth. slimy & gross.
    Edwin Real · January 21, 2010
  • Martin E.
    Go to Ra Sushi and have one of the lunch specials.
    Martin Emde · June 14, 2009
  • Jun J.
    Nao venha aqui se estiver a procura de uma feijoada.
    Jun J · December 30, 2012

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