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Sumo Sushi

5254 Van Nuys Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 91401-5617 (South San Fernando Valley)
818-728-0567
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Ranked #4,126 of 8,575 Restaurants in Los Angeles
Cuisines: Sushi, Japanese
Neighborhood: South San Fernando Valley
Most recent review
- Jun 16, 2013
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Neighborhood: South San Fernando Valley
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Utrecht, The Netherlands
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109 reviews 109 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2013

I've eaten sushi at all the LA hot spots - Teru Sushi, Katsu-ya (before it was famous, even), Mori Sushi (my absolute favorite in the world) - but this little hole in the wall does the trick when you're tired, don't feel like spending a lot, and just want a decent meal. The rice is always fresh-cooked, so very nice... More

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Los Angeles, California
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17 reviews 17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2013

Ok let me begin by saying the service at this restaurant makes you want to really lose your mind. So I get there with my best friend, and we are seated by a woman who is literally in some rush to get back to whatever she was doing when we got there, so she seats us, and basically runs away,... More

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Los Angeles, California
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2013

Went to Sumo Sushi on Sunday night 1/27/13. Expected much more after reading reviews here and on Yelp. I don't get the positive reviews either for quality of food or ambiance. The black cod looked odd and smelled bad. The crispy rice and spicy tuna was just OK at best. The unagi was the best of the plates but still... More

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Tucson, AZ
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28 reviews 28 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2011

The entire staff was friendly, remembered me from my previous visit a month earlier, helpful with the explaining new menu items. Some of the best sushi I have ever had. In addition to sushi, be sure to try the oysters.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2008

Loved the Las Vegas Roll (:

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Sherman Oaks
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2006

One of the Valley's best Sushi places. A hole in the wall kinda place, but the best Sashimi for the price, thick cuts & melts-in-your-mouth. Great portions & even better price. Definitely better than the other 'big' named Sushi Places.

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