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135 N Santa Cruz Ave, Los Gatos, CA 95030-5918
408-395-6650
Today
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Sat 12:00 pm - 10:30 pm

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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
My husband's hang out for years

We come here often, at least once or twice a month. My husband has been a regular customer for a long time, and we always celebrate his birthdays here. Good sushi and good service. You always know what you are going to get.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 8, 2015
sttcarrie
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Los Gatos, California
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Los Gatos, California
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38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

We come here often, at least once or twice a month. My husband has been a regular customer for a long time, and we always celebrate his birthdays here. Good sushi and good service. You always know what you are going to get.

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Los Gatos, California
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38 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

This is my favorite place for sushi. I was told it is Korean sushi but I'm not sure if that is true. It is simple, fresh and they will custom-make rolls for you if what you want is not on the menu. Friendly, quiet, neighborhood-feel to the place. Haven't tried other dishes but have heard good things. Nice selection of... More 

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Los Gatos, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

Go often for lunch for excellent Japanese food and fine the box lunch a real bargain with plentiful portions. A popular place for lunch and usually every table is taken but service is fast and many of the customers are computer types on their lunch time.

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Dublin, Ireland
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9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2014

I stayed in Los Gatos for two weeks and enjoyed the food here so much I ate here four times. The sushi is excellent and the staff are very friendly.

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San Jose, CA
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014

Need a good fast place to eat. This is it. I've been here about 50 times in the last 8 years, all but 2 of those visits were enjoyable. This is a go to everyday Japanese restaurant. I would not say this place is a 4 or 5 stars but it offers very good food, with decent service, at an... More 

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Los Gatos, CA
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54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2013

We order from here when our go to Sushi place is closed. We only order rolls here and in general they are just ok. YumYum roll - I thought this roll was ok. The pieces are very big! Almost too big to eat in one bite. Caterpillar roll - I like this roll however my husband just thinks it is... More 

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Walnut Grove, California
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58 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2012 via mobile

Here's on spot for fresh fish and tasty presentation of Japanese food. Thanks chef Andy for excellent service.

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Tucson, AZ
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2012

I've been to many Sushi restaurants where the serve help is a bit curt but at least the food was very good. The serve help here was way beyond rude and the food was below mediocre. One of the waitress' followed us out into the street saying we didn't pay because she didn't take the time to look on the... More 

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Los Gatos, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2012

They are not a super slick Sushi house, but with raw fish, it's all about the freshness, and Kamakura is usually very fresh. They also make some nice signature rolls, like the Giant and Justin. Their staff is very friendly and attentive. Don't expect sublime, but it's a good spot to get your Japanese fix.

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White Plains, New York
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2011

As a Chef and avid lover of Sushi and Japanese cuisine when I'm traveling and frankly, that is most of the time, I frequent local sushi joints. I have been to Los Gatos at least 5 times but never visited Kamakura Sushi and Sake House on Santa Cruz in the heart of downtown Los Gatos. My hosts advised me to... More 

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Additional Information about Kamakura Japanese Restaurant

Address: 135 N Santa Cruz Ave, Los Gatos, CA 95030-5918
Phone Number: 408-395-6650
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Los Gatos
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 2:30 pm  5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 2:30 pm  5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 2:30 pm  5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 2:30 pm  5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 2:30 pm  5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday 12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Cuisine: Japanese, Sushi

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 135 N Santa Cruz Ave, Los Gatos, CA 95030-5918
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Los Gatos
  • Phone Number: 408-395-6650

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Japanese, Sushi
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm

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