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Sozo Sushi Restaurant

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2835 Hopyard Rd, Pleasanton, CA 94588-5241
925-484-5588
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Today
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 am - 9:30 pm
Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Fri 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 12:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff

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  • 18
    Excellent
  • 15
    Very good
  • 5
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Our go to sushi place

This our go to place if we want a good easy meal. Eaten here and gotten take out many many times and have never been disappointed. Fish is fresh, restaurant is clean, service is good and they have a wide variety to choose from. Sozo will not blow your mind but it will not let you down either... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 11, 2015
Mark S
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Pleasanton, California
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SF Bay Area
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126 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2015

Upon the recommendation of one of our dinner party participants, who regularly goes there every week for lunch, we found the place busy with a lot of variety. You get complimentary miso soup and edamame. The Teriyaki bento boxes were overflowing with Teriyaki meat. My chicken donburi don also overflowed with chicken and it came with a side salad. For... More 

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Pleasanton, California
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20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2015

This our go to place if we want a good easy meal. Eaten here and gotten take out many many times and have never been disappointed. Fish is fresh, restaurant is clean, service is good and they have a wide variety to choose from. Sozo will not blow your mind but it will not let you down either. Prices are... More 

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Thank Mark S
Pleasanton, California
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43 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015

Really good food. Great bento boxes. Their meal for two is gigantic! Great value. Good sushi, good sashimi, good tempura. Good rolls.In a strip mall, but always busy.

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Thank CBrusch
Walnut Creek, California
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

My wife and I went to Sozo Sushi for lunch on a weekend day. This visit surprised me...and not to the good. I have been here many times over several years. I have always enjoyed my experience at this restaurant. This time was different. The first thing that I noticed that the restaurant looked very used and run down. We... More 

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Thank whitefoot85
Pleasanton, California
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86 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Good sushi and it's only a couple blocks from my house. A lil on the expensive side, but I love the sushi here.

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Thank Craig M
San Jose, CA
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263 reviews
161 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 115 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

The good: Friendly service, large portions, not terribly expensive The bad: not terribly great japanese food. Sashimi seems a bit expensive for what you got and the sushi more specifically the rice was not of the correct texture. I'm not some sushi snob but this was just ok if you just wanted to be full and I think most of... More 

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Thank Bo C
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014 via mobile

After eating here I was amazed that this restaurant was recommended as the best Japanese restaurant in Pleasanton. The reviews talk about how it is always full. Well, if you like low-grade fish prepared by untrained chefs, stuffed with cream cheese and mayonnaise and a lot of it for your land-fill feasting pleasure you'll be at the right place. It's... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

We've had some really good meals here- whenever we suggest Japanese food- SOZO is the first choice. We are a huge fan of the Bento box meals- especially the beef teriyaki with the Tempura and/or Gyoza. Parking is never a problem. And the service is always on point.

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Thank queuepon
Boise, Idaho
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53 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2013

We stopped by with a party of 4 for a late-afternoon snack. Service was friendly and attentive. Miso soup was the best I have had in recent memory. Sushi was fresh and flavorful. I will be back to try for dinner.

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Thank dirtdivaboi
Hayward, California
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4 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

They give you soup and beans free. Prices for a Saturday lunch is reasonable if not the lowest in town.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2835 Hopyard Rd, Pleasanton, CA 94588-5241
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Pleasanton
  • Phone Number: 925-484-5588

Price and Cuisine

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

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