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Ozumo - Oakland

2251 Broadway Avenue, Oakland, CA 94612
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Ranked #50 of 1,116 Restaurants in Oakland
Price range: $40 - $50
Mon - Thu 5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: Japanese
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Dining options: Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: West Grand Avenue
Transit: 4 Blocks from 19th Street Bart Station.
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English first
Berkeley, California
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135 reviews 135 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014 NEW

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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58 reviews 58 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 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
23 helpful votes 23 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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28 reviews 28 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

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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597 reviews 597 reviews
476 restaurant reviews
212 helpful votes 212 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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Oakland, California
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

The kind of food you'd get in a first rate Japanese restaurant in Tokyo's stylish Shinjuku area. Experimental with new ingredients but solid Japanese cooking style and basis. The Hanabi (Japanese for fireworks) appetizer is fabulous and the karaage (fried chicken) is terrific. Happy hour is a great discount on inventive martinis. Sake flights are fun to try.

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Top Contributor
64 reviews 64 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

The dinner we had at Ozumo was remarkable from start to finish. It is a lovely restaurant, large but with a cozy, twilight kind of ambiance. The hostess was pleasant, the servers were knowledgeable and ready to answer all of our questions. Our food was delicious, cooked perfectly and plated beautifully. We had too many things to describe easily even... More 

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Gardnerville, Nevada
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71 reviews 71 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014

love the decor here. Had a wonderful cocktail (the Juan Voyage) as we awaited our dinner companions. The saki list here is also first rate. Dinner was very good, our service top shelf, and the chocolate fondu desert was wonderful. Overall a very nice experience.

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Senior Contributor
46 reviews 46 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2014

We went to the restaurant with locals and had a fabulous meal. Great sushi, and cooked items. Superb cocktails. Great buzz. All in all would recommend highly. The antithesis of pretentious Nopa in SF.

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Oakland, California
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182 reviews 182 reviews
153 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2014

Service is always pretty prompt but parking can be the pits. I tried to park in the Ace Parking lot above the YMCA but no available spaces and metered parking can be a pain. Two of us ordered the prix fixe lunch that comes with miso soup, edamame and ice cream with fruit. One ordered the Saikyo miso sakana (salmon)... More 

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Additional Information about Ozumo - Oakland

Address: 2251 Broadway Avenue, Oakland, CA 94612
Phone Number: 5102869866
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Oakland
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
Average Prices: USD 40 - 50
Cuisine: Japanese

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