Marukai Market

Deli / Bodega, Grocery Store
8151 Balboa Ave (at Mercury St)
San Diego, CA 92111
(858) 384-0248
8:00am - 9:00pm
8:00am - 9:00pm
8:00am - 9:00pm
8:00am - 9:00pm
8:00am - 9:00pm
8:00am - 9:00pm
8:00am - 9:00pm


  • Local stuff (Hawaii food, etc...) moved next door from the market (Living San Diego).
  • Get the Marukai card, good for discounts. The lunch selection is awesome. Love the potato salad.
  • 30% off all sushi, sashimi, onigiri, and bentos after 5PM makes it a perfect place for a quick Japanese dinner fix. You can get most ready-to-eat items for under $5, all easily under $10.
  • Yes!!!! Fresh yummy sushi daily!!
  • Great foods, fresh sushi and 20% off near closing. Friendly staff. Ardel and Larry are always the cashiers when I'm there.
  • Small, but has a lot of basics for Japanese cuisine. Local variety in produce is nice.
  • Love the little Japanese kitchen utensils and the school supplies as well
  • The sushi is really good
  • Affordable prices especially the sale items. Look for the specials. Hard to pass up~
  • Local stuff (Hawaii food and drinks) are back in the market (was in the Marukai Living store next door for the past few years).
  • hours: Mon-Sat 9:30 AM-9:00PM / Sun 9:30 AM-8:00PM
  • Green-tea 'Crunch' anyone?
  • Be sure to check daily specials!
  • Getting a membership is totally worth it for the price specials alone. Love their adorable monthly magazine!
  • I always stop in during my lunch break to pick some freshly made sushi at a great price!
  • Get some local food stuff for Hawaii people.

Nearby places

4240 Kearny Mesa Rd #119 (at Armour St)
8111 Balboa Ave (at Mercury St)
8001 Othello Ave (btwn Convoy & Kearney Mesa Rd)