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Aya Sushi

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1070 Holly St, San Carlos, CA 94070-2536
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Dining options: Takeout

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fancy sushi place.

they served ramen and sushi. Alcohol was good with sake or draft Asahi beer. Affordable restaurant with big number of tables. Service was great.

5 of 5 starsReviewed October 31, 2015
San Francisco, California
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San Francisco, California
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41 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2015

they served ramen and sushi. Alcohol was good with sake or draft Asahi beer. Affordable restaurant with big number of tables. Service was great.

Thank CaptAmerika
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2015 via mobile

I have been a fan of Aya Sushi for 15+ yrs. I appreciate Peter and his delicious sushi rolls, including the Lion queen, Red Dragon, Sexy Ban and Giants roll, they are packed with flavor. There are also some great lunch specials too.

Thank Shadylex1
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

High quality sushi!! Love the food and the staff. The San Carlos roll is one of my favorites. If you can sit at the sushi bar. The chefs will let you try all sorts of new things.

Thank Dawn G
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

We went here because Ganko was closed. Service was poor, food was disappointing, how could this possibly be 5 star?! We will NOT be back.

Thank Mara D
San Carlos, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Four meals here and it just gets better. Peter the owner and Sushi Chef is a fantastic host and his dishes are outstanding. The fish is always fresh. his hand rolls are the best I've had!

Thank TheNickDaGreek
Milton Keynes
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2013

Called in mid week and was fairly quiet. The service and the food was great, surprisingly filling as well. Large selection to choose from, was really spoilt for choice. Good draft beer to round off an enjoyable evening. Easy to get to and easy parking. Really good value.

Thank 1968ajs
San Jose, CA
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45 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2013

I was in Redwood Shores for a meeting and wanted sushi for lunch. I picked Aya Sushi simply because it was the closest and I am glad I did. The diningroom is quiet and pleasant. The food is good and the price is nice. I just got a bento box and everything was above average including the nigiri. I noticed... More 

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San Carlos
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2013

I love Aya sushi for lunch! they have a wide-variety lunch special menu and on budget. Their service people is kind and fast. Bento box is an excellent choice

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2007

Not cheap, but generous nigiri and great rolls! Super friendly owner and staff.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1070 Holly St, San Carlos, CA 94070-2536
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Carlos
  • Phone Number: 650-654-1212

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 25 - 50
  • Cuisine: Japanese, Sushi

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children

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