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Sushi Sam's Edomata

218 E 3rd Ave, San Mateo, CA 94401-4015
+1 650-344-0888
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Overview
  • Excellent55%
  • Very good34%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“omakase” (13 reviews)
“sushi” (73 reviews)
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CUISINES
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
218 E 3rd Ave, San Mateo, CA 94401-4015
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1 - 10 of 134 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We arrived before 5pm and there was a line waiting for the restaurant to open. We were seated quickly and served with a pot of tea. The deco was simple and the staff friendly. We had eel sushi, hand rolls, spider roll, spinach and grilled...More

Thank MayL2012
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Fatty tuna, order it and experience sushi like nowhere else. Actually order any item and enjoy it. Master chef Sam himself at the counter makes sure you have the best experience in the field sushi dinning ever. One whom has had sushi in many places,...More

Thank vailwood
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was my second attempt to eat at Sushi Sam's and it was worth the wait. I got there prior to the restaurant opening up and the line was about twenty deep. I was fortunate enough to get the last seat at the sushi bar...More

Thank Steve S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Decided to have an early dinner in San Mateo on a Friday night and picked this place based on TripAdvisor reviews. I travel for a living, eat out a lot, like sushi, and was willing to spend a lot of money on a good meal....More

Thank raggarbil
Reviewed 7 March 2018

I really enjoyed the sushi made here. My mom and I went back 4 times within 2 months. The sushi is very authentic. The only downside is the line is very long and staff seem very busy and appear not as friendly at first. Once...More

Thank TravelforFun46
Reviewed 20 January 2018 via mobile

I have been coming here for over 20 years and over 15 years with my wife, it’s one of our first stops when we arrive in San Francisco. Sushi is very fresh and the best quality. It’s very popular and usually has a long wait...More

Thank Tracy_Higuchi
Reviewed 6 January 2018

Went for the early dinner seat (there was a line halfway down the block half an hour before they opened). Seemed like they had many regulars whose family of 4+ were seated, served, and finished before we even got our food. Either we have to...More

Thank SFlindy
Reviewed 14 December 2017

Perfect sushi in a modest environment. Clean,Cheap and cheerful with unrivaled freshness. Friendly waitstaff. Helpful and informed about sourcing, suggestions for pairings.

Thank Mnperry
Reviewed 29 October 2017

Sushi Sam's is a well known establishment in San Mateo for its high quality sushi. I visited here for Omakase- Sashimi and Nigiri and was not disappointed. Service is friendly and quick. However; prices are not justified by the interior decor . Size of servings...More

Thank 22000FT
Reviewed 6 May 2017

Sushi Sam's is a true neighborhood gem. It's an unpretentious casual sushi spot, very family friendly, with all the quality of some of the fanciest sushi places in the Bay Area. Sam is a local legend! I'd plan to arrive very early, as there is...More

Thank 581lily
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Mélori S
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Don't know the answer . You may want to contact them directly . Sorry
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 5 - USD 20
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Tuesday
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 218 E 3rd Ave, San Mateo, CA 94401-4015
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Mateo
  • Phone Number: +1 650-344-0888
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