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Matuba Japanese Restaurant

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2930 Mckinley Ave, South Bend, IN 46615
574-251-0674
Today
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 2:00 pm

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  • 8
    Excellent
  • 6
    Very good
  • 0
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  • 0
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  • 1
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Amazing Food!

We have been looking for a good place for sushi around here and finally found it! Don't be discouraged by what the place looks like - the food is wonderful! We had an amazing server who helped us pick out different sushi to try (their menu is quite extensive!) and was incredibly helpful in figuring... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed January 24, 2015
NikiMarie
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Mishawaka, Indiana
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2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

Pleasant staff. Decor was dated and horrific. If you know sushi, pass on this place! Globs of spicy mayo on the rolls, when it should have been a light drizzle. Oh and yes...waited over an hour for three terrible rolls.

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Mishawaka, Indiana
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72 reviews 72 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

We have been looking for a good place for sushi around here and finally found it! Don't be discouraged by what the place looks like - the food is wonderful! We had an amazing server who helped us pick out different sushi to try (their menu is quite extensive!) and was incredibly helpful in figuring out what we wanted. The... More 

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South Bend
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17 reviews 17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

I am a big fan of sushi and was thrilled to find Matuba in South Bend. Robert, the sushi chef and owner, is very personable and masterful at his art. Robert has created over 50 plus different sushi rolls to tempt the palate of everyone that comes in through the door. I keep on saying that I am going to... More 

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South Bend, Indiana
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2014

Matuba is the best sushi place in town. Their sushi is great, I've been going to Matuba for years and have never had a bad experience. Go to Matuba once and Robert (the sushi chef and owner) will remember you. He is very friendly, makes great sushi, and is a very hard working local business owner (I have not been... More 

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Noblesville, Indiana
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2013

The meal was good and competitively priced. The restaurant has a little age. The service was great. I was the only customer in the restaurant.

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26 reviews 26 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2013 via mobile

No atmosphere but best around!! Don't know how Robert remembers everyone's name but it's nice to walk in and be greeted by name!! Puts everywhere else to shame!!

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Indiana
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35 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2013 via mobile

The wife and I love sushi but hate what some local places are charging for it, so we tried Matuba on learning from it on T.A. . We loved the sushi quality and prices, the miso soup broth was strong and good, edemamme was a little over cooked. Not as fancy as other spots in town, but true sushi-files won't... More 

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South Bend, Indiana
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2013

We picked the matuba for its excellent Sushi , A party of 7 no problem service was excellent well versed and helpful with a sense of humor. The prices were very reasonable, we brought a b-day cake no problem cut and distributed for us. I enjoy quiet as well so as to talk while enjoying your meal and found this

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2013 via mobile

If you are looking for not only amazing quilty sushi but also an amazing verity of sushi well this is the place. The owner/chef and his wife make you feel really appreciated, they make you feel like a friend. Never been treated so nicely dinning at a restaurant. I love sushi, eat it on a regular basis, and have tried... More 

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Pagosa Springs, Colorado
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2012

This was quite a find! We eat here 2 times a month, without a doubt our favorite place for date night. Interior design NOT fancy, but sushi is AMAZING. Fresh, generous portions, creative rolls with lots of fish. Friendly waitstaff and owner is sushi chef who always remembers us and greets us warmly. Casual and comfortable. Food is worth the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2930 Mckinley Ave, South Bend, IN 46615
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  South Bend
  • Phone Number: 574-251-0674

Price and Cuisine

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

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