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“Amazing!!” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Shino

Shino
838 W Ash Street, San Diego, CA
619-255-2527
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Ranked #230 of 3,753 Restaurants in San Diego
Cuisines: Japanese, Sushi
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
1 review
“Amazing!!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2013 via mobile

This was a place we chose for my wife's birthday, we were not disappointed. The chef Keith and the quality of food were second to none. I am fairly new to sushi but my wife has been into it for some time now and we both could not believe how good everything was. This a great place for any sushi lover, a must try. Great job Shino's!!

    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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English first
Chicago, Illinois
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18 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“Excellent Dining Experience”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2013

An excellent sushi option in San Diego if you're staying in downtown. Both the meal and service were great. Do yourself a favor and sit at the sushi bar........and order the omakase if you're adventurous and able to splurge on yourself. Shino offers typical sushi you can find at other joints, but the quality is superior. As well, you can get other items that you can only find at more authentic Japanese restaurants (eg. cod milt). Good sushi doesn't come without a price. My omakase meal, which included just about everything Keith (the sushi chef) could find in his case, was $85........a little on the pricier side but well worth it!

Visited January 2013
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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2,261 reviews
877 restaurant reviews
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“Excellent”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2013 via mobile

Pros: authentic Japanese food, fresh ingredients, delicious, helpful staff

We had a sashimi platter, a sushi platter and a rainbow roll. Everything was terrific! The sushi platter includes some delicatessen as sea urchin.
I highly recommend this place.

    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Charlotte, North Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
“Excellent sushi and service”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2012

Its easy to walk by, but don't. The fish is fresh and ingredients like crab are real. The albacore roll was great as was the sashimi. Service was excellent and prompt - lots of interesting combinations and quite a few daily specials that all looked great.

  • Visited October 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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San Diego, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
“THE BEST!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2012

Family run; fresh; authentic; friendly; we have been sushi fans for 30 years eaten at the best in Japan, LA, NYC; and this is up there with the very best. Make sure Robert serves you and just let him serve you what he recommends.

  • Visited October 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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