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Sushi on the Run - CLOSED

114 N Santa Cruz Ave, Los Gatos, CA 95030-5919
+1 408-354-1125
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good29%
  • Average5%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
10 Feb 2013
“Overdone rice, too soft and mushy. HUGE fish pieces.”
8 Feb 2013
“Authentic sushi”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Sushi, Asian, Japanese, Seafood
$$ - $$$
114 N Santa Cruz Ave, Los Gatos, CA 95030-5919
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Reviewed 11 February 2013

I think the most impressive part about this place is the size of the fish on its sushi. It is about twice as big than the ones that you normally get in Japan. I had 6 pieces and I was full. The fish is pretty...More

1  Thank MustLoveTruffle
Reviewed 9 February 2013

Small, seating only 8 at a time around the counter. It is definitely worth the wait outside The rice is simply perfect; just the right amount of acidity and sweetness and served warm. The fish is fresh. Everything made by hand right in front of...More

1  Thank KeisariRami
Reviewed 14 January 2013

We love this place. it is somewhat of a hole in the wall, but the fish is the freshest in the bay area. Mr. Nobo the chef is a classically trained sushi chef and the quality of the fish is outstanding. Only down sides, is...More

1  Thank Kev E
Reviewed 30 October 2012

Easily the best sushi I have had in the 'valley'. I have been travelling there since the early 90's and, more recently, I always try to sneak away for a quiet evening meal at 'Sushi on the Run'. The place is a bit of a...More

1  Thank Taki M
Reviewed 19 July 2012

Sushi on the run is an odd little place (8 seats only, no reservations, no sign up list, take out only when not busy, no alcohol license) but what makes it exceptional is the fish. Nobo Eguchi san, the owner is just really particular about...More

1  Thank Russell D
Reviewed 16 April 2012

The quality of the fish here is exceptional! Nobo is a no fuss owner and can sometime come off as abrupt but we love him anyways! We have been going to Sushi on the Run for over 11 years and are very loyal customers. If...More

Thank Livewild
Reviewed 21 February 2012

OMG this is absolutely the best sushi I have had in all of the south bay. The fish is so fresh and the many different types of rolls are all different and amazing! The price is average compared to other Sushi places. The place is...More

Thank shannygans
Reviewed 3 February 2012

it's a hole in the wall sushi restaurant that will seat maybe 8 people max. from what i hear, they open at 5pm on weekdays but i don't know when they close. it might be 10pm, b/c we were the last customers that night. the...More

2  Thank rev217_chino
Reviewed 27 February 2011

Nigiri and sashimi are amazing, with large cuts of fish. Soup is also very good. Rolls are average so stick to nigiri. Only 6 seats and no reservations. Worth the wait. Having to listen to sports talk radio is annoying and all the hockey memorabilia...More

Thank trufflelvr
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Reviewed 7 July 2008

For the pure sushi lover. Very very small but big pieces of fresh fish. Feels like the sushi stands at Tsukiji fish market in Tokyo!

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USD 21 - USD 30
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 114 N Santa Cruz Ave, Los Gatos, CA 95030-5919
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Los Gatos
  • Phone Number: +1 408-354-1125
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