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Hapa Sushi - Closed

1220 Pennsylvania Ave.
Boulder, CO 80302
Hapa Sushi

Cassandra Kotnik


  • $$
  • Catering, Delivery, Kid Friendly, Patio/Sidewalk Dining, Takeout, Wheelchair accessible
  • Dinner, Lunch
  • Full bar
  • Street Parking
  • Reservations Accepted, Reservations Recommended
Hapa Sushi is essentially a fusion restaurant, offering sliders, nachos and Fuji-apple-and-bleu-cheese salads on the one hand, poke don, kanpyo maki and a small spread of sashimi on the other. It caters quite deliberately to rookies, actually naming a section of the menu "Beginner Sushi Rolls," which is followed by "Intermediate" and then flows right into the house specials -- almost all of which are named after something sexual. But while Hapa is a fun place, there's also undeniable talent in the kitchen.

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