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Seto Japanese Cuisine

Japanese, Sushi, Vegan
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511 Borregas Ave, Sunnyvale, CA 94085-3611
408-735-8280
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11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Mon - Sat 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner

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  • 14
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  • 6
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Seto . . . I don't think so

Went with another couple last night. They were very familiar with this place . . . could advise us what's hot and what's not. I don't do sashimi. But the guys said it was outstanding. I had steak teriyaki. Steak was cooked perfectly. Sauce . . . Unremarkable. Never saw accompanying soup or... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 24, 2015
lildoc01
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Boston
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Boston
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

Went with another couple last night. They were very familiar with this place . . . could advise us what's hot and what's not. I don't do sashimi. But the guys said it was outstanding. I had steak teriyaki. Steak was cooked perfectly. Sauce . . . Unremarkable. Never saw accompanying soup or salad. Veg tempura tasty, crisp, not greasy.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

Seto Restaurant is definitely one of those places where you would totally miss it if you didn't look close enough. But once you get inside, it is a COMPLETELY different environment. The overall setting of the restaurant is aimed to be authentically Japanese, from the typical sitting style on pillows and low tables to the waitresses in kimonos. We sat... More 

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Sunnyvale, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

Just like the title says...we had to wait several minutes to be seated although there was no line, but we were able to pick a more private (less noisy) place to sit. The food was delicious and the lack of canned music allowed us to freely converse with each other. Great experience, will return again!

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Mountain View, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

Our first time here, recommended by friends. Quality and size of portions were very good, sushi chef was 4 stars +. Our server was a downer. Pleasant enough, he seemed to disappear for long stretches - like after we ordered a 2nd round of drinks... We didn't think they were 25 minutes away, or we'd have ordered earlier. We didn't... More 

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Minneapolis, MN
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

Decent food and variety. Definitely not upscale- perfect for a business lunch though. Quick service. Beto boxes allow you to try 2-3 different dishes for a low price, and you won't feel hungover for the afternoon from eating too much!!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

I went to Seto because it was the highest ranked Sushi restaurant in Sunnyvale on Tripadvisor and it did not disappoint. It's not much to look at from the outside, and the interior is not very exciting either, but the sushi was very good and the staff was among the friendliest I've ever met. The seaweed salad was one of... More 

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Boise, Idaho
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

This place reminds me of a good neighborhood local restaurant you can find on a lot of street corners in Japan. Of course, they also sell all of the American-style maki sushi rolls. And, I was happy to see Hand Rolls on the menu! They have Japan style private rooms (with the sliding paper door) for business meetings.

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San Jose
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

Being from a city where we can get a wide variety of Japanese food, Seto Japanese Cuisine was a lovely surprise for unique cuisine. The ambience is basic unless you are in a booth. The service more than makes up for that. They are very attentive even when it is busy. The food was fresh and flavorful with unique combinations... More 

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Michigan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014

I go here with a Japanese friend and always let him order for us. My favorite is the dragon roll. They have a huge selection of food at a good price. Service is good. I've come for lunch and dinner and have never been disappointed.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2014

Three of us came in here for Dinner as we were staying locally on a Business trip. Overall its a very pleasant place to come and we were guided through the menu making appropriate choices as a result However the whole evening was made - food and sake aside - by the most charming waitresses/hostess. You may want to try... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 511 Borregas Ave, Sunnyvale, CA 94085-3611
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Sunnyvale
  • Phone Number: 408-735-8280

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Japanese, Sushi, Vegan
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Saturday
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm

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