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Sawa Sushi

1042 E El Camino Real, Sunnyvale, CA 94087-3754
(408) 241-7292
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English first
Charleston, South Carolina, United States
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014 NEW

Full disclosure, I have never eaten at this place, but we tried to schedule a reservation and it was a complete disaster. My wife called and made reservations for our seventh year wedding anniversary on October 19th 2014. She made reservations for 6 pm for Sunday even though the person on the phone was rude. Keep in mind that we... More

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Copenhagen
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36 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

Undoubtly the food is outstanding - and I know thats why you go - however if the Chef refuses to tell you what you're getting, what it costs and keeps pushing alcohol - its just not good enough. The food is awesome - however at a charge of 200 USD a head - you do expect some degree of service,... More

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Istanbul
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2013 via mobile

No menu, no warm welcome, not fancy at all but great experience. You sit at the bar, he asks if you have any food allergy then prepares sushi randomly based on his mood. He gives you a plate with some strange fish, you ask which fish is that? And then he goes it is 'food'. :) 'good food'. After some... More

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Herzlia, Israel
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57 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2013

I made reservation for 3 people. We came in an the owner started to shout at us that if we sit he will charge us for $100 each, and we can't order it is a 6 dishes he will choose for us. His eyes looked a bit crazy, and before he finished we left. Oh, an yes, out of 30... More

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Hong Kong, China
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73 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2012

if you love actual Japanese sashimi, or you're into raw fish. this is the place to go! Yes it isn't the typical japanese sushi restaurant you'd go to with rolls and Japanese Udon (Americanized Japanese food), because Steve only serves TOP quality sashimi. It's always Chef's meny, meaning you don't get to choose what to eat. Don't question him, I'm... More

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SF Bay Area, CA
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2008

Full disclosure: I didn't actual eat there. But I did go in one of the few times I saw it open. I was the only (potential) customer in there. I assume it was the owner behind the counter. I asked for a menu but he either didn't have one or simply didn't want to show me the menu. He basically... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2008

Good but expect it to be crazily expensive!

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2008

Foods are okay.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2008

Absolutely fabulous sushi, served with an absolutely American presentation. Not recommended for the Japanese or people who can't afford to blow $500 on dinner. Still, you can't beat the quality unless you go to Japan. Only 3 stars because of the ridiculous pricing.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2007

My favorite Japanese in bay area period. Best food, no compromise. Steve only serves the best. Sake collection is also one of the best in the area.

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Additional Information about Sawa Sushi

Address: 1042 E El Camino Real, Sunnyvale, CA 94087-3754
Phone Number: (408) 241-7292
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Sunnyvale
Cuisine: Sushi, Japanese

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