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Umi Sushi & Grill

819 4th St, San Rafael, CA 94901-3223
415-457-3992
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Ranked #62 of 217 Restaurants in San Rafael
Hours:
Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Mon - Sat 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Cuisines: Sushi
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Novato, California
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13 reviews 13 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

Always fresh fish. Ask for the best fish. Great home made soba and interesting rolls. Lovely music. Nice place. More costly than the place across the road, but much, much better.

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Ogden, Utah
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21 reviews 21 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

My husband and I came here with a friend after arriving in San Rafael for a wedding. We had just driven for 12 hours, were starving, this place looked good so we figured we'd give it a shot. It's a cute little place, very small, decent selection. The staff was friendly and service was quick. Overall great little place, would... More 

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Redding, California
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2013

Average food quality, limited food and beverage menus. Went here based on online reviews but found it did not live up to what we had read.

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Kaunas, Lithuania
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16 reviews 16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2013 via mobile

Very good Japanese food in San Rafael! We were choosing between few places for sushi experience in the the area. After we have finded out owner is the chef we decided to go for Umi. It was very good decision! We ordered sampling menu. Asked chef to bring the best stuff he have to share. All the dishes was very... More 

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Kaunas, Lithuania
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2013 via mobile

With all respect to all sushi places in CA, i can honestly say that this place is the only One! There is only One number One! We are traveling around CA and today we stayed in San Rafael! Occasionally we choose UMI sushi bar. We asked master to make trip to taste of sushi world! It was the best trip... More 

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San Rafael, California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2012

Yoshi is the best and the fish is super fresh n yummy, as are the apps. Go there almost every time I am in San Rafael.

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Galena, Ohio
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20 reviews 20 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2012

A colleague and I had a business trip here in the San Francisco area and stayed in San Rafael...we asked our hotel concierge for their recommendation for a good Sushi restaurant...they did not know of any in the area...so I went on Trip Advisor and saw this restaurant with 4 and 5 stars rating...so we went! Wow...what a great surprise,... More 

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Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2012

Umi is a small family owned sushi restaurant. Owner makes the sushi - always delicious and his wife makes the udon, soba, and tempura dishes. We have always been pleased with our meals - fresh sushi, homemade udon, friendly service. I would definitely recommend.

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San Francisco
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2011

This spot gets overshadowed by a later sushi place across the street. I have brought people here who have been to Japan and they rave at the authenticity of their presentation, including tea service. The owner and his wife are very sweet and personal. The food is always fresh and the"umi roll" is exquisite! Please support these folks!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2008

Best sushi hands down. Fresh, flavourful, and just lovely. Order the spicy tuna roll or the unagi. Trust me on this. You will NEVER go back to Sushi to Dai For EVER again.

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Additional Information about Umi Sushi & Grill

Address: 819 4th St, San Rafael, CA 94901-3223
Phone Number: 415-457-3992
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Marin County  >  San Rafael
Open Hours:
Monday 11:30 am - 2:30 pm  5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 2:30 pm  5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 2:30 pm  5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 2:30 pm  5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 2:30 pm  5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Saturday 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Cuisine: Sushi

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