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Blue Ginko

3518 Mt Diablo Blvd, Ste A, Lafayette, CA 94549-3856
925-962-9020
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Ranked #14 of 62 Restaurants in Lafayette
Cuisines: Sushi
Most recent review
- Aug 9, 2014
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Lafayette, California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

My boss took us there for lunch. Once again I ordered the sushi lunch special. The chef did a wonder job on my lunch. For sure I would go there when I think of Japanese food.

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Lafayette, California
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112 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2014

This was a nice surprise as it's located in a strip mall in downtown Lafayette. Of course, in Lafayette this means it's still incredibly elegant! The sushi menu was big enough and they had some nice preparations. Not much liquor other than Japanese beer and saki. The fish was fresh and the poke presentation was unique.

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USA
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97 reviews 97 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

Went her for dinner with a friend, diners wait by the door, and grab the first table that frees up. We ordered sushi, the fish was fresh, the sake was very bitter, a side of broccoli was over cooked, the sushi was good not great. Portions were small, and prices were a bit high for Lafayette. Service was slow, but... More

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Charleston, West Virginia, USA
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39 reviews 39 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Enjoyed it very much. Very tasty food severed very quickly. Did not like as much as some SF neighborhood Japanese restaurants. Did not try the Sushi.

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Orinda, California
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39 reviews 39 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2013

We've been going here for sushi for the past 4+ years. They always have a nice selection of fish, thoughtfully prepared, with very attentive service. The only problem is that it is very popular and the restaurant is on the small side so there is usually a wait. If diners are paying attention, they eat, pay, and leave; however, there... More

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Moraga, California
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62 reviews 62 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2013

THE BEST OF LAMORINDA (Lafeyette, Moraga, Orinda)!! My wife and I have enjoyed the Blue Ginko for the last several years. We have eaten sushi in New York City, San Diego, Los Angeles, San Francisco, and every other sushi restaurant locally, and we can't wait to get back for some REAL sushi at the Blue Ginko. We're sorry that some... More

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Lafayette, California, United States
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2013

fresh selections, great uni that was $2 cheaper than the two others in town (I checked). the staff was always available and the atmosphere was lively. this is a no brainer for sushi!

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lafayette, california
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67 reviews 67 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2013

we like to try all the sushi places but we keep on coming back to our local sushi favorite. the fish is always fresh- there are special on the board. The restaurant is small(in a shopping center) they have recently added some outdoor seating. We eat the rolls and well as the raw fish. It is all so good.

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Beijing, China
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113 reviews 113 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2013

A pleasant neighborhood restaurant in a friendly community shopping center. Fish is fresh and tasty. The "ahí poki" is a great arrangement of the tastiest chunks of tuna served in an ice cream sundae bowl above a crisp green salad. Ask them to add a bit of cubed avocado---yummy! Salmon Teriyaki--a huge serving, fresh and flaky, with an average teriyaki... More

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Lafayette CA
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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2012

Intimate restaurant, everything is fresh and delicious. The sushi bar is fun with people chatting and comparing dishes! Tempura is light, salads are yummy. The sushi specials are the best!

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