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Ozumo - Oakland

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2251 Broadway Avenue, Oakland, CA 94612 (West Grand Avenue)
4 Blocks from 19th Street Bart Station.
5102869866
Today
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Thu 5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations

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  • 20
    Very good
  • 3
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  • 0
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Very trendy

The atmosphere is very cool and trendy. Food presentation very good as well, but for the price the food not up to the "staging" service is very good. Prices are extremely high. Over $100 for one roll, a small sashimi appetizer, one dessert and some eddomami. Glad I went but would not repeat

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 17, 2015
Bill P
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San Francisco, California
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San Francisco, California
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105 reviews 105 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

The atmosphere is very cool and trendy. Food presentation very good as well, but for the price the food not up to the "staging" service is very good. Prices are extremely high. Over $100 for one roll, a small sashimi appetizer, one dessert and some eddomami. Glad I went but would not repeat

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Aptos, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

The place is beautiful. The food is mediocre. Not the best Japanese food and very high prices. I took my 18 year old niece and my son prior to a show at the Fox. I thought the waitress was very unfriendly and she probably assumed we would not be customers because I had two teens with me. The food tasted... More 

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Palo Alto
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32 reviews 32 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

A wide variety of Japanese food (robata, sushi, sales, etc.) offered in a "happening" atmosphere in Oakland. This would be a great place for a date or a group. Everything we ordered tasted great. Worth the money.

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Texas
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24 reviews 24 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

My friends and I had a limited amount of time for dinner and we let the waitress know that right away. She was so helpful and since a lot of the menu is infused with Japanese words, we told her more or less what we wanted. Within 15 minutes, she brought out a mixture of rolls that were beyond amazing.... More 

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Kirkland, Washington
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216 reviews 216 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
153 helpful votes 153 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

Décor is up to the minute is this Oakland sushi haven, and while the drinks were slow in the bar, the staff were friendly. Graduating to our table, the service improved and the food selections were amazing. Amazing Apps, and the sushi was divine.

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Berkeley, California
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196 reviews 196 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
94 helpful votes 94 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

Ozumo definitely does not lack for business and the entire staff is trained very well and that benefits the dining experience. as this was a business meeting the "family-style" dining was repeated from my prior visits. our menu this time was similar but not identical to a january 2013 dinner. the starters were garlic soy edamame and miso soup. the... More 

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San Francisco, California
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78 reviews 78 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

At first glimpse, the menu was spartan. But we were there and I needed to order something and really didn't want sushi. So, tried the robata grilled salmon. And was stunned by the flavors, presentation, accompaniments. And snitched a bit of my friend's wonderful sushi roll. Excited, delighted. And I asked for pinot grigio which they don't have but the... More 

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Danville, California, United States
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55 reviews 55 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Fresh sushi and good ambiance. Valet parking is available, however, you can park across the screen in a paid parking lot, much easier and faster. Ozumo has another branch is San Francisco. The prices are a bit on the higher side.

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Breda, The Netherlands
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32 reviews 32 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014 via mobile

What a surprise! In a city of contrast, we found this amazing restaurant. While the young and the restless would choose to sit at the bar, enjoyng the good music and the tintelling cocktails, the romantics and the foodies would choose the back of the restaurants, where they can watch the chefs preparing perfect dishes. The chef knows how to... More 

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Bay Area
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220 helpful votes 220 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

3½+ Ozumo 2251 Broadway Oakland Japanese I loved the modern décor with the common bench seating The food and bar service by the friendly Hanna was most excellent Overall, the prices are on the high side and the portions are small (given in odd number amounts?) The crockery and presentations are very nice The salmon sashimi was delicious and melted... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2251 Broadway Avenue, Oakland, CA 94612
    (West Grand Avenue)
  • Public Transportation: 4 Blocks from 19th Street Bart Station.
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Oakland
  • Phone Number: 5102869866

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 40 - 50
  • Cuisine: Japanese, Sushi

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
Open Hours
Monday
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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