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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
  • Excellent54%
  • Very good33%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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“omakase” (15 reviews)
“sushi” (68 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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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
Reviewed 27 April 2017

I have known Sam of Sushi Sam's for over 30 years. I was served by him when he worked for another place in Burlingame, before he had his own restaurant. There are probably 25 Japanese restaurants in downtown San Mateo. The reason you go to...More

Thank Ron K
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Everything is fresh and delicious. The only way to top it if you would go to Japan! Small and quaint, but delish!

Thank Lisa N
Reviewed 25 March 2017

great sushi place and resto. fresh food always. owner himself is sushi chef. everything in menu is good. always full lunch time and evening. great location.

Thank robert p
Reviewed 17 February 2017

No atmosphere unless you are at the sushi bar but who cares when the quality of the sushi is out of this world! Go hungry. Order from the day's specials and you won't be disappointed. Take a chance on things you've never had because here...More

Thank Robin B
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Fresh and perfect. Always great. Sometimes a line to get in but they take reservations for dinner if you can plan ahead. Very friendly staff.

Thank Zoolook999
Reviewed 3 February 2017

We were in San Mateo visiting family and my daughter wanted to go here. We only get out there once a year or so and she wouldn't come back to Texas w/o eating at Sushi Sam's. There were 8 of us so we made a...More

Thank utretiree
Reviewed 29 January 2017

Great Sushi, Great Service, not great ambiance, just go for the sushi, They take reservations, or be prepared to wait. simply delicious

Thank Samar21
Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

If you can sit at counter and order the 'chef choice sushi', you will be served some very good sushi at very reasonable price. There are also many well prepared Japanese dishes on menu. Always packed for good reasons.

Thank Kallen C
Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

Time and time again we like to go and have a great "sushi" meal and we seem to always end up here. Tonight was the best we have ever had. Our wait was about 50 minutes. Well worth the wait! Calvin our host and server...More

Thank Mauro1990
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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, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Tuesday
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
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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