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Sushi Main Street

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696 Mill St, Half Moon Bay, CA 94019-1701
+1 650-726-6336
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11:30 - 21:00
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N. California
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101 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 February 2014

The table was extremely dirty. The waitress was very slow, disinterested and borderline rude. Some things we ordered were never delivered. The food was soggy. In my book, this was a grand slam home run. If you *wanted* to create a disappointing experience, I don't know how to top this one.

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Moss Beach, California
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47 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 December 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Sushi Main St is a locals favorite. We have dined here for over a decade and the food is consistently fresh, delightfully eye pleasing and delicious. If you manage to get one of the long time servers, you are in for a treat. Love the sweet woman who serves the front side dining room, facing Main St., in the evenings... More 

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San Francisco, CA
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40 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2013

These guys were real close to a 5 star review, but I can't quite justify it. The sushi here is really good, not superb, but definitely above average. They offer an impressive range of rolls. All of them were good. They also have large beers (the Rogue brown ale is tasty and paired well). Everything was very fairly priced ($45... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2013 via mobile

We visited this lovely restaurant on our first evening in Half Moon Bay. The waitress made us chose between the two empty table they had and we opted for the one close to the entrance door, as the other one was very close to the Brazilian musicians playing. We ordered some sushi and sashimi, plus my favourite - Japanese sea... More 

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Visalia, California
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25 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2013

Sushi bar was wonderful, food was fresh and prepared well. Service was fantastic and the Sushi Man was charming and talkative. Prices were reasonable and all staff were friendly and attentive.

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Napa, California
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2013

After reading the reviews on Sushi Main Street and staying down the street at a B&B, I thought "Sushi Main Street," would be the perfect place for a nice romantic dinner with my spouse. I'm so happy that we decided to go to "The Benito House," for a beer, before our 7pm reservations. At "Sushi Main Street," we were promptly... More 

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Menlo Park, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2013

This friendly establishment features a rare combination of top drawer sushi/sashimi with absolutely zero pretentiousness. This is some of the best raw food I have ever sampled, and other dishes like fried soft shell crabs are fantastic. One formula for a perfect Saturday afternoon: 1) Take a long walk on Poplar Street Beach (after making your way through the laughably... More 

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Foster City, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2013

Love the decor and the food. Location in Half Moon Bay is very pleasant and convenient for a stroll around town at any time of day or night. They've been a fixture of the coastal restaurant scene forever.

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Half Moon Bay, CA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2013

Ok, this is the place to stop if your a sushi lover and find yourself driving down the coast in HMB. I would suggest going at lunch time, real value compared to the evening prices. The California rolls are fabulous. My kids ordered the combo bento box, which was prefect and a great value at lunch time.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2013 via mobile

Very nice place to stop for lunch. We were on our way to Santa Cruz through Half Moon Bay where we decided to stop for lunch. We went to Sushi Main Street attracted by the idiosyncratic decor, which creates a cozy ambience (Pueblo counters and fixed seating meet the Flintstones's stone tables meet wooden Indian carved panels meet Dogon granary... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 30
Cuisine
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 21:00
Monday
11:30 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 21:00
Thursday
11:30 - 21:00
Friday
11:30 - 21:00
Saturday
11:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 696 Mill St, Half Moon Bay, CA 94019-1701
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Half Moon Bay
  • Phone Number: +1 650-726-6336

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?