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Sushi Samuri Restaurant

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2588 Hwy 50, 3.5 miles west of Stateline, South Lake Tahoe, CA
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5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Sat - Sun 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
A sushi oasis

Now, I did not expect to find a very good sushi place up here in Tahoe. What made this cute place a fun place is the fire pit that diners can huddle around and warm up while dining. The main man personally introduces the specials for that evening. The night we went, there about ten special items... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed December 20, 2013
Greg L
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Maui
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12 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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San Francisco, California
Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2013 via mobile

If you are the kind of diner that cares only about food quality - and does not get annoyed or distracted by completely terrible service - then consider Sushi Samurai. Our server was doubling as a bartender though there seemed to be ample staff in the restaurant. She messed up our order, missing parts of it. Never brought my daughter's... More 

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Maui
Top Contributor
101 reviews 101 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2013

Now, I did not expect to find a very good sushi place up here in Tahoe. What made this cute place a fun place is the fire pit that diners can huddle around and warm up while dining. The main man personally introduces the specials for that evening. The night we went, there about ten special items on the menu,... More 

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Zug
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24 reviews 24 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2013

While the service was slow and the atmosphere certainly not cosy it really was excellent sushi. We tried a variety of different dishes and all were very fresh and tasty. Wine was however overpriced and we were given no choice.

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Escondido, California
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2013

We saved our anniversary night out until we went to Tahoe. We had been going here for years and the new owners do not disappoint. We were extremely happy the menu was a lot like it was in past years (20). We love the fact that they use real snow crab in all the dishes that called for crab. This... More 

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Sonora, CA
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98 reviews 98 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2013

When you walk into a place and the staff know most the patrons you are in the right place. Particularly when on a busy roadway in a tourist area. The food is very fresh with with some standards as well as some designer rolls that were excellent. Well worth going to.

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Sonora, California
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2013

The restaurant is on Highway 50 which I was worried that it is just another tourist catch all, we wanted sushi however and decided to give it a chance. The thing we quickly noticed was the owner and the two sushi chefs knew a good number of people in the place. This was an indication to us that the local... More 

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Lodi, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2013

This is another great place to dine if you love sushi! The food is super fresh, the wait was not long and well worth it! Made a second trip in one weekend. Thanks for a fantastic meal x2!

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London
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28 reviews 28 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2013

The menu is quite creative - some interesting variations on favorite dishes. It is a bit pricy but then it's also a bit different - so worth the trip. It's a bit more 'posh' than Off the Hook (my local favorite) and well worth a visit.

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Johnstown, Pennsylvania
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2012

We went during happy hour, sushi was really tasty and most rolls were only $3.

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South Lake Tahoe, California, United States
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2012

Always great! The sushi chef's are very talented and make some great rolls!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2588 Hwy 50, 3.5 miles west of Stateline, South Lake Tahoe, CA
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Lake Tahoe (California)  >  South Lake Tahoe

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Japanese
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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