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Located four blocks from Moonlight Beach in the North County community of Encinitas, the all-new HapiFish celebrates San Diego culture and provides a place where beach-loving locals can go to mix and mingle, savor saporous selections of fresh fish and sip on signature cocktails.
The menu offers an eclectic array of delicious eats that are sure to satisfy any and all of your cravings. Start off with the Tataki Salad made with sliced ahi, albacore, yellowtail and octopus sashimi served over a bed of mixed greens and tossed in tataki dressing; the Hamachi Hapi-ness, a mixture of yellowtail sashimi, soy marinated jalapenos, garlic and cilantro; or the Salmon Citrus sashimi topped with marinated onions, micro greens, lemon squeeze and Asian pesto sauce.
Sushi sophisticates will rejoice over the ample selection of Hapi Rolls including the Trestles in SD County made with spicy salmon, radish sprouts, yamagobo & cucumber wrapped in albacore then topped with cilantro, jalapeno, green onion and ponzu sauce; the Beach Bum made with spicy tuna, crab, cream cheese, avocado & tempura fried jalapenos topped with unagi sauce, spicy mayo and tempura crunchies; and the Swami’s made with a unique combination of spicy yellowtail, cucumber & sweet potato fries topped with spicy tuna, avocado, green onion, sesame seeds and unagi sauce. If sushi isn’t your thing, HapiFish also offers a delectable selection of entrees including Yakisoba, a blend of Japanese noodles sautéed with shrimp, broccoli, carrots, cabbage, onions and beans sprouts; Baked Salmon seasoned with dill, garlic, soy and lemon served with steamed spinach and wasabi mashed potatoes; or the Grilled Chicken marinated in a spicy rosemary vinaigrette served with grilled vegetable and white rice.