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Islands Sushi & PuPu Bar

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Islands Sushi & PuPu Bar

Crowne Plaza Hotel San Diego
2270 Hotel Circle North
San Diego, CA 92108

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Quick Facts About Islands Sushi & PuPu Bar:

  • Pupu Platters: San Diego's Islands Sushi & PuPu Bar serves up traditional Hawaiian PuPu, which are assorted seafood and meat appetizers. 
  • Happy Hours: Happy Hour at San Diego Islands Sushi & PuPu Bar is between  5pm and 7pm and Late Night Happy Hour begins at 10 pm and lasts until midnight. Happy Hour specials include 2-for-1 sushi and pupu specials, well drinks and beer for $3 and additional drink deals.
  • Award Winning: San Diego Islands Sushi & PuPu Bar won San Diego Union Tribune’s Reader Poll for the Best of San Diego in 2008.

Ambiance: San Diego Islands Sushi & PuPu Bar is a cozy and casual lounge located in the Crowne Plaza Hotel. Both hotel guests and non patrons can dine at this island-inspired restaurant and children are welcome as well. The restaurant's Hawaiian, Pacific Rim and Asian influences create an exotic setting complete with indoor waterfalls and salt-water fish tanks. 

Why We Dine: Islands Sushi & PuPu Bar serves up an assorted menu with items including traditional pupu platters, sashimi, nigiri sushi and hand rolls. For guests that aren't a fan of raw fish, the restaurant offers fish-free dishes such as beef burgers and chicken and turkey sandwiches. These non-fish plates also come with the restaurant's signature Sweet Maui Onion Chips. In keeping with true Japanese tradition, the restaurant  has a wide variety of sakes to choose from including Moonstone Coconut Lemongrass and Tozai Well of Wisdom Gingo.

  • Pikake Pupu Platter: The assorted appetizer is the epitome of pupu platters consisting of gyoza, edamame, coconut shrimp, wings and egg rolls.
  • Hanalei Mai Tai Cocktail: San Diego Islands Sushi & PuPu Bar's signature cocktail is a mixture of orange and pineapple juices, dark rum, and a splash of passion fruit and orgeat.
  • Unique Dishes: In addition to the ordinary and traditional sushi rolls offered at Islands Sushi & PuPu Bar in San Diego, the Hawaiian/Japanese restaurant also serves up unique combinations such as the Pizza Roll, which is a smoked salmon, crab mix and cucumber roll drizzled with eel sauce and creamy garlic sauce.

The Local Scoop: Islands Sushi & PuPu Bar in San Diego is located at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Hotel Circle near Ocean Beach. Parking at the restaurant is free to all diners with validation.

We Recommend:

  • Spam Musabi: A Hawaiian favorite, this unique dish features deep fried spam wrapped in rice and Nori topped with teriyaki sauce.
  • Protein Roll: This fish-packed roll is perfect for any sushi lover as it's stuffed with spicy tuna, cucumber and crab mix topped with salmon, avocado and garlic ponzu sauce.


  • Cuisine: Japanese and Hawaiian 
  • Alcohol: Full bar, brews and sake
  • Dress Code: Casual
  • Reservation Policy: Reservations are not taken
  • Price: $$

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