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93 avenida Norte Colonia Escalon, San Salvador, El Salvador
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Sunday
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Hours:
Mon - Sat 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Reservations, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff

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  • 42
    Excellent
  • 20
    Very good
  • 3
    Average
  • 0
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
High quality sushi

I have been positively surprised by this sushi restaurant. Good choice of both classic and inventive dishes, fast and attentive service. Overall a good experience for Central American standards.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Juliet_Manila
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Bologna, Italy
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Bologna, Italy
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50 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have been positively surprised by this sushi restaurant. Good choice of both classic and inventive dishes, fast and attentive service. Overall a good experience for Central American standards.

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Thank Juliet_Manila
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Great place, not too much parking, but you will love the house, environment and the food. Really fresh shushi. You will love it!. It's a little more expensive than other places, you should be preppared.

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Thank Sofia_gue
San Diego, California
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56 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

I first went to Kamakura on the recommendation of locals, and they were absolutely right. This restaurant has excellent food and service. I have been back several times and they have never disappointed me.

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Thank WEOOZE
El Salvador
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

We just finished a very nice lunch at Kamakura's, I have eaten Sushi in many places and this was amount the better places, I'm pleasantly surprised that in El Salvador you can get good sushi in a very nice Japanese atmosphere, we even had the choice of a/c! Unlike other reviews service was very good with the waiter just a... More 

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Thank Dirk S
San Salvador, El Salvador
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68 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Our meal (five friends) was a taste of Tokyo! Starting with a entree-sized vegetable tempura (which was wonderful) we had miso soup, some seaweed salad, some tossed green salad with sesame dressing. Then our sashimi botanico (sashimi garden) arrived. It was a big order of sashimi, beautifully presented and very, very tasty. Did I mention the fresh wasabi??? And gari??... More 

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Thank Robert E
San Salvador, El Salvador
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114 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

Yes.. Tokio in San Salvador City.... that's how I describe this place, not for the environment which is good... it's for the food!. The best sushi(a generous size of their rolls) in town for my criteria, the prices are ok what they serve, the service is nice. The tempura and the soups are awesome. Perfect if you are in town... More 

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2 Thank jcmartinez777
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

Food was amazing. I had sushi and it was just awesome. Service was not as good, though, but very friendly and warm.

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Thank Juan L
San Jose, Costa Rica
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103 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

This is a very good traditional Japanese restaurant. It is in a house in the middle of a residential area but don't be misguided by this. It is actually quite good. Not you trendy sushi place but one of those few remaining true Japanese experiences. A bit pricey but probably getting your money's worth.

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Thank Leonardo N
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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44 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014 via mobile

While a little pricier than competitors, this is the tastiest sushi in town. The fish is very fresh, generous cuts of fish, and consistently good. Enjoy!

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Thank S R
San Salvador, El Salvador
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

The taste of japanese food is authentic (not "japanese fast food") and we can trust to eat any items in the menu without getting sick. The portions are generous so what we like to do with my husband is to order different dishes and share. Sometimes the service is a little slow but it depends on how full it is.... More 

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1 Thank RSHernandez

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 93 avenida Norte Colonia Escalon, San Salvador, El Salvador
  • Location: Central America  >  El Salvador  >  San Salvador Department  >  San Salvador

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20 - 25
  • Cuisine: Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Salvadoran, South American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children
Open Hours
Monday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 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?