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Sushi Kai

Sushi, South American, Central American
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Via Lindora, Santa Ana, Costa Rica
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12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Wed 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thu - Sat 12:00 pm - 2:30 am
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Delivery, Reservations

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  • 25
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  • 7
    Very good
  • 3
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  • 1
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  • 5
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great authentic Japanese food!

Love the atmosphere here. Everything is always really fresh. If you are looking for cheap california rolls this is not your place. This is a true sushi restaurant.

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 21, 2014
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English first
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

For all the people who loved visiting Tomo he has a new restaurant in plaza natura Escazu in front of world gym called Kiraku . Best Japanese sushi restaurant in Costa Rica

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Heredia, Heredia, Costa Rica
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18 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

Its a shame that Restaurants like this one Closes on such mysterious circumstances. Since the last 2 to 3 weeks the place has been closed with no explanation even on their social media networks. There is only a sign that reads close due to inventory. I gave it a terrible rating since there is no clear indication about what happened,... More 

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Fort Myers, Florida
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

the food has gone down hill quickly,tomah is gone and the food is representative of his leaving,save your money this place has gone to the dogs,overpriced and poor quality.

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Santa Ana, Costa Rica
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

I was sad to hear that Tomo is no longer working at Sushi Kai. Doubt it will be same after, but best of luck to his sucessor.

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San Jose, Costa Rica
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2014

We went to Sushi Kai expecting good quality since we remembered that it always had a great sushi. And for our surprise they kept their quality for more than 3 years now. It is the best sushi option in San José without a doubt. My only complaint is that the sushi was to big to fit in my mouth!!! Which... More 

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san diego
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2014

Love the atmosphere here. Everything is always really fresh. If you are looking for cheap california rolls this is not your place. This is a true sushi restaurant.

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Brasil de Santa Ana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2013

I had only heard about Sushi Kai and how good it was and the reviews are spot on. The service was excellent too. We shared sushi and then ordered a pizza that was excellent. I will definitely be back.

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Santa Ana, Costa Rica
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21 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

My husband and I went there for the first time based on a food blogger's review. It was good and inventive. The tuna was very fresh which we loved. Being from Phoenix, we have eaten a lot not-fresh tuna. We had a few other rolls that were fun and different. If you like spicy, ask for a side of Siracha.... More 

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Victoria, British Colombia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2013

I found the food just ok. Not the worst but not "good". The outside seating was a bit odd, it seemed almost like they were setting up for a party or something. Service was OK. Wouldn't go back.

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Costa rica
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2013

I have been going to that place five to six times . I waited for my comment, to see if the food stays the same. It is a dream. I sit at the sushi bar order drinks but no food. I wait for the chef tomoaki. He will serve you whatever comes in his mind. Never ever anythimg bad. Presentation... More 

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Additional Information about Sushi Kai

Address: Via Lindora, Santa Ana, Costa Rica
Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of San Jose  >  San Jose Metro  >  Santa Ana
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday 12:00 pm - 2:30 am
Friday 12:00 pm - 2:30 am
Saturday 12:00 pm - 2:30 am
Cuisine: Sushi, South American, Central American

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Via Lindora, Santa Ana, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of San Jose  >  San Jose Metro  >  Santa Ana

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Sushi, South American, Central American
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 2:30 am
Friday
12:00 pm - 2:30 am
Saturday
12:00 pm - 2:30 am

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