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Sensei Sushi Japanese Restaurant

2878 Zinfandel Dr, Suite B, Rancho Cordova, CA 95670-5668
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Oakland, California
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209 reviews 209 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

To be honest, I did not expect great sushi in Rancho Cordova but Sensei was excellent. The portions are a bit small but otherwise impeccable. The udon noodles were great too.

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Ashburn, Virginia
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35 reviews 35 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2013

This place doesn't look like much for the outside of even the inside but the service was top notch and the food even better. The menu was very diverse with plenty of options and creations. The sushi was very fresh and the rolls were selected were outstanding. We where there on a Thursday night around 5:30 and it was pretty... More 

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New York City, New York
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155 reviews 155 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
113 helpful votes 113 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2013 via mobile

I almost didn't walk in,as there was a really scruffy homeless guy camped outside the door. But I am glad I did, as their sushi is quite good. Service was great, and they use black rice in their rolls, which makes them more flavorful. My only complaint was the Christian rock and easy listening on the sound system.

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San Jose, California
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39 reviews 39 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2013

We opted to do a drive-by of a few sushi joints in Rancho Cordova and "use the force" since we were not too familiar with the area. The first place was closed (5 pm), the second did not look too inviting from the outside, then we happened upon Sensei Sushi. We were greeted and seated promptly. We opted to simply... More 

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Groveland, California
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97 reviews 97 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2013

We visited last Friday night, We had a pleasant server who was new at this restaurant. He needed to ask the experienced server about what was included in some of the dinners as it wasn't descriptive on the menu. The restaurant was busy, but not crowded. It took an hour to get our soup, then about 15 minutes later we... More 

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Sacramento, California
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76 reviews 76 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2012

Mike owns this cute little sushi place. He not only rolls great sushi but is good at waiting tables. When his chef Jimmy is around I think it is even better. Presentation is always good, fish fresh, and beer cold. If I can't eat here once/week I feel deprived. Mike offers GREAT/INCREDIBLE happy hour 1/2 price rolls. I recommend the... More 

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19 reviews 19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2012 via mobile

It was packed for the small joint that it is. Half price on certain rolls for "Happy Hour" was lovely. Loved that they use "black rice", although it sure looks like "purple rice" to me. :) Very enjoyable. I do suggest the AvoCu as a palet cleanser between eating different rolls & sampleing different sashimi. :)

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Truckee, California
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38 reviews 38 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2012

my husband and I ate at Sensei last week and loved it! The chef prepared fresh sashimi and created rolls according to our favorite fish. Highly recommend.

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North Richland Hills, Texas
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66 reviews 66 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2012

We were in between lunch and dinner and just wanted something small to eat. I had the Sashimi appetizer (they let you mix it so I had hamachi and maguro). The fish was extremely fresh and tasty! My husband had the Crunch roll (which was 1/2 price for lunch). It was also delicious with a spicy sauce on the side.... More 

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Additional Information about Sensei Sushi Japanese Restaurant

Address: 2878 Zinfandel Dr, Suite B, Rancho Cordova, CA 95670-5668
Phone Number: 916-638-8030
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Rancho Cordova
Open Hours:
Monday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisine: Japanese

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