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24123 Hesperian Blvd, Hayward, CA 94545-1524
510-940-3800
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5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Mon - Sat 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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  • 3
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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
Great lunch, I do love their spicy tuna rolls.

Been here before. I liked it then. Two of us went for lunch today and we were not disappointed. We had the bento-lunch (miso soup, sushi and spicy tuna roll), along with a dragon roll. Although the bento and dragon roll were delicious, the miso was pretty watery and tasteless. Service was... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 8, 2014
Danny_OI812
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Santa Cruz, California
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23 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
California
Top Contributor
109 reviews 109 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015 NEW

I fancied some sushi & the restaurant's authentic fancy signature name on the front dared me to enter. Well, the smoked tea that they served us was AWESOME! The dishes that we ordered were over the top & surprising, as I truly did not expect this caliber of sushi in Hayward---yet, it is across from the Hayward Airport and I... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

Place can't be beat, tried several sushi spots in Hayward, union city, San leandro. None come close to Tomodachi place is large but fills up fast recommend getting there early or sit at sushi bar, Benny is the man there

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Paris, Île-de-France, France
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Sushi and Sashimi was extremely fresh and beautifully presented. The servers were attentive, but didn't hover. The room is beautifully decorated and restrooms very clean. I've always had exceptional meals at Tomodachi.

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Hayward, California
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260 reviews 260 reviews
166 restaurant reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

When you walk in, you see the oyster bar. We were seated in a booth by the window overlooking the sidewalk. Wait staff appeared impatient when we took too long to decide. Menu items on the pricey side. We ordered the Salmon Teriyaki Bento Box and Unagi Donburi. Then, it took forever to get the check. Probably not a place... More 

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Santa Cruz, California
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128 restaurant reviews
244 helpful votes 244 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

Been here before. I liked it then. Two of us went for lunch today and we were not disappointed. We had the bento-lunch (miso soup, sushi and spicy tuna roll), along with a dragon roll. Although the bento and dragon roll were delicious, the miso was pretty watery and tasteless. Service was great again. We'll be back!

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Menifee, California
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30 reviews 30 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

First, my diet Coke arrived in a lipstick smeared dirty glass. The second diet Coke tasted funny; the third was ok. I ordered the Sea Bass...yuck. Strong fishy taste and smell. So happy I didn't order sushi. Server asked if I wanted something in its place..decided on chicken. She asked if I wanted to eat it there or take it... More 

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Castro Valley, California, United States
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

Had the worst ramen ever! Do not order this. Beware. If you like unjapanese designer sushi rolls. This unjapanese owned restaurant is probably for you.

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San Jose, California
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5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

My wife and I take this restaurant in occationally for lunch on a Saturday. We like to sit at the counter to watch the sushi chefs work their magic with their knives and the fish. They are engaging and extremely talentedl It is very fun to watch the cutting! Our favorite is the Bento Box. It's a lunch size sampler... More 

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Oakland, California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2014

We made a reservation for 12 to celebrate Grandmother's birthday. The service was excellent, very attentive to our needs and friendly to our young children. The food was very good, especially the rack of lamb and sushi dishes. They also provided a complimentary dessert, took a picture of the group and gave it to grandmother (framed). In addition they allowed... More 

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Hayward ca
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24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

Bento box is delicious! The ambiance itself is a little dull for a Japanese restaurant, a little on the crowded side as the tables are Farley close to each other and if you don't mind sharing your conversation with complete strangers the food makes up for it.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 24123 Hesperian Blvd, Hayward, CA 94545-1524
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Hayward
  • Phone Number: 510-940-3800

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: French
Open Hours
Sunday
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Monday
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Tuesday
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Wednesday
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Thursday
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?