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2977 College Ave, Berkeley, CA 94705-2215
+1 510-848-2536
11:00 - 22:00
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Oakland, California
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116 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Went out for ramen with the missus, and had both the shoyu and miso ramen. Both rather underwhelming flavor. Noodles were nice, not overcooked, and pork was very good, if a little scant. The place does land office business, and they turn the tables pretty quickly, which is good for a lunch spot. However, the reek of urine was very... More 

Thank Mark D
Tauranga, New Zealand
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75 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

Very good food and quick service. Very fresh sushi. Very reasonable prices. Loved the salmon teriyaki bento box.

Thank cafeboy49
Trondheim, Norway
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87 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 July 2016

I've been to this restaurant a few times and it's great every time. Ramen is really good and sushi is always fresh. The only way they can improve is to add kimchi to their menu.

Thank Cat K
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 May 2016

The best sushi I have ever tried! About the place is very nice, just a bit small! the price is cheap and the staff awesome! I hope come back soon!

Thank Marta G
Berkeley, California
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86 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 February 2016

This is a sleeper restaurant very near the corner of Ashby and Telegraph in Berkeley. Sushi and Bento Box prices are very affordable. It's busy on weekends as a result. The Sushi chefs do some very creative and visually wonderful sushi rolls. Delicious food.

Thank desertsage55
Oakland, California
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 7 January 2016

My children love coming to this resteraunt for vegetarian sushi! We have consistently had good food and very choices for vegetarian sushi and it is inexpensive.

Thank b d
Oakland, California
2 reviews
Reviewed 6 January 2016

If Japanese ramen is comfort food for you this is your place. The ramen is delicious, quick and affordable. I love the Ramen Shop down the street but it is 3 times as expensive. If you want some fast easy ramen come here. They also have delicious affordable sushi. Given the gentle prices the restaurant is full of college students... More 

Thank Teri D
Las Vegas, Nevada
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35 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 July 2015

I actually visited both locations side by side) while my dad was in the hospital. The north one was quiet and pretty empty. Somehow the waitress broke a full wine glass and the wine went all over the table and our stuff. She was apologetic. It was an accident. I had the tempura udon and it was very good. There... More 

Thank KrisM32
Grenoble, France
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15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 March 2015

We were early to catch a film at the Rialto Cinema across the street and were hungry and needed to kill time. Manpuku is kind of a hole-in-the-wall place, and prior to eating there, I'd never heard of it. Well, the sushi was excellent, perhaps the best I've ever had. And the best thing was that we were full for... More 

Thank weewilly2014
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16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 August 2014 via mobile

This place is great and super yummy! I especially like the Manpuku roll. Everything I have ordered here has been wonderful. Do expect a bit of a wait thou, sometimes getting a table is difficult but still worth it for the price

Thank MT_Girly

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 5 - USD 20
Japanese, Asian, Sushi
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2977 College Ave, Berkeley, CA 94705-2215
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Berkeley
  • Phone Number: +1 510-848-2536

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?