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MICHELIN Guide 2019

Shunka

  • 369 E. 17th St., Ste. 17, Costa Mesa, 92626, United States
  • 25 - 50 USD • Japanese
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MICHELIN Guide 2019

Shunka

  • 369 E. 17th St., Ste. 17, Costa Mesa, 92626, United States
  • 25 - 50 USD • Japanese
MICHELIN Guide’s Point Of View

Aside from the framed samurai swords and black dragon painting, it’s clear that this minimally dressed sushiya subscribes to the whisper-don’t-scream school of thought. That spirit extends to the menu, where there is no sign of fusion. Surely that is why a largely Japanese clientele packs this place. Sushi is available à la carte, but the seasonal omakase features fish served in rapid-fire succession. Hirame, with a touch of freshly grated yuzu zest, is a delicious start. Then it’s grouper with pickled daikon, which may be tailed by velvety kanpachi or shima aji with a dab of minced ginger. Spice heads will devour the red snapper with stir-fried shishito peppers. In keeping with its no fuss-attitude, they don't take reservations, so be sure to plan ahead.

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  • The Plate • Fresh ingredients, carefully prepared: a good meal
  • ò Comfortable

Facilities & Services

  • a Wheelchair accessible
  • Ä New establishment in the guide
  • E Establishment totally or partly reserved for non-smokers

Information

+1 949-631-9854
Opening hours
Lunch & dinner daily

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