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Blowfish Sushi to Die For

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San Jose, CA (Stevens Creek & Winchester)
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11:30 am - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Sun 11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Mon - Thu 5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Fri 5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Sat 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Dining options: Seating, Waitstaff

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  • 3
    Excellent
  • 11
    Very good
  • 4
    Average
  • 1
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  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
It IS die for!

This is a seriously good restaurant despite coming off like a Hard Rock. At first glance the waitstaff may seem to belong in a Hooters rather than a serious sushi place but they know their stuff and are friendly and nice. Our waitress was really exceptional. Oh, and the sushi is sublime. As a... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 17, 2014
LizzieHeff
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Nashville, Tennessee, United States
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Nashville, Tennessee, United States
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23 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

This is a seriously good restaurant despite coming off like a Hard Rock. At first glance the waitstaff may seem to belong in a Hooters rather than a serious sushi place but they know their stuff and are friendly and nice. Our waitress was really exceptional. Oh, and the sushi is sublime. As a resident of a land-locked locale I... More 

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Thank LizzieHeff
Palo Alto, CA
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59 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Great Sushi in a hip atmosphere on Santana Row. Great ambiance & greater prices for cutting edge sushi. Delicious, fun & pricey. Par for the course at Santana Row.

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Thank janisw
San Jose, California
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62 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

The food is exceptional, but the BAR has very unique drinks and the service at the Bar, (ask for Carlos!) is bar none to excellence! Sake is a must when visiting Blowfish. The music keeps you in step with the beat at the Row.

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Thank Graciela G
Los Angeles, California
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51 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2014 via mobile

We love blowfish in SF. While this restaurant may share name and concept it's not the same. Good food but if you want great go to SF location.

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Thank jvabalos50
Santa Clara, California, United States
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55 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2013

Haven't eaten here but the choice of interesting drinks makes it a fun place to take your visitors. Ambiance quite good.

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Thank James68_13
San Jose
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2013

Blowfish Sushi.. has a quite pleasant atmosphere.. you are not rished.. you feel special and somewhat private.. the staff is more than cordial.. the menu... if you want Sushi OF any kind,, it's here.. presented in a very inviting manner.. Enjoy.. the low dimmed dining room is reministant of a truly fine dining establishment.. make yourself and your dinner partner... More 

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Thank LuSicilianu
Dallas
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31 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2012

Great sushi, very busy even for a Tuesday nite. Very dark inside. Ordere 3 rolls to share with 3 of us and that was plenty.

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Thank foofoome
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51 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2012

The ambience and good food make this a great place to hang out with friends. Try the hot sake, it is good! Ask the waiters about the Blowfish history.

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Thank BFK15
San Jose, California
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133 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2012

The bar is a nice place to drop by for a Sake Bomb. The restaurant is, like others say, noisy with rave and house music pumping all day/night and ti is pricey. The decoration is modern, dark, black with Anime art and the menu is interesting. The problem: the food has gotten iffy over the years. It used to be... More 

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Thank CaliforniaBrad
Austin, Texas
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69 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2012

Any time you walk into a Sushi place and it smells fishy, that's a bad sign. In general this place is way over priced, produces mediocre sushi, can be sketchy from a service standpoint and generally has little to offer other than proximity to the Hotel Valencia.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: San Jose, CA
    (Stevens Creek & Winchester)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Jose

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 30 - 50
  • Cuisine: Japanese, Seafood, Sushi, Asian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Good for: Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday
11:30 am - 12:00 am

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?