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Tomokazu Japanese Cuisine

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1101 Howard Ave, Burlingame, CA 94010-4214
+1 650-340-8766
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Burlingame, California
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016

We recently moved from Chicago to the Bay area and Tomokazu quickly became our favorite sushi restaurants in Burlingame. Complimentary edamame at the bar, delicious sushi, affordable prices and fast and friendly service. They also offer take out options and meal is usually ready within 10-15 of calling. Definitely recommend it.

Thank nikkik712
Tucson, Arizona
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42 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 13, 2016 via mobile

This place always has reasonably priced good Japanese food. The lunch special has combinations of sushi and a main course or sashimi and a main course,served with soup and salad. Awesome meal !

Thank Maria S
San Francisco, California
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15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 19, 2016

BIG disappointment. This place has gone downhill. Service was bad from hostess, waitress & kitchen staffs. They looked busy because they didn't want to look after the customer's needs. Goyoza was cold ( the meat inside) and the vegetables in the beef sukiyaki was rotten & sour. Its also not a very clean restaurant anymore. No reason to return or... More 

Thank Soup138
San Francisco, California
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26 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 29, 2016

Their lunch specials are tasty and well-priced. Lots of locals at this place. Evening the waitresses wear kimonos and the prices increase but it's still a good deal. You can get a combo with sashimi and tempura for less than $10. Service is decent, on street parking pretty available and it's a casual atmosphere. They have things like live uni... More 

Thank Terry A
Gordon, Australia
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127 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 28, 2016 via mobile

I know this is an airport food outlet but it is dressed up as a restaurant and as such expected some similarities. Food was not very good and staff were not pleasant. Space is cramped, but this is understandable considering location. Waitress took the order incorrectly but fixed it up when delivered incorrectly. While not the best probably similar to... More 

Thank cannotenteraname
San Mateo, California
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426 reviews
155 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 296 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 19, 2016 via mobile

Visited this restaurant with family and friends. We had a reservation and were seated in the party room. We had ordered steamed crab, assorted sashimi, tempura, grilled lamb chops, yaki onigiri, veggi tempura, lobster tails. Toro and aji were fresh. Crab was tasty. Food quality was consistent. Friendly and attentive service. Would come again.

Thank singinggigi
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 8, 2016

We ordered flavorful and tender lamb chop appetizer, ginger rice, variety of tasty bento boxes, best ever Miso Soup and Seafood Udon then finished our meal with different ice creams (sesame, jasmine and mango flavors) - yum. Service was excellent and atmosphere was pleasant. Looking forward to dining again at Tomokazu

Thank Marco_Polo_42
DFW, Texas
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31 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 24, 2016 via mobile

Tempura was disgusting; must have been years since they changed the oil. Sushi wasn't terrible, but just, eh; despite the fact that the seem to run out each night. So they just buy bad quality.. waitress was rude, it's an airport so it's fine that they serve the bill early, but the way they forcibly clean the table while you're... More 

Thank ksigpaul
Northern Cal
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62 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2015

It is a Japanese restaurant owned by Chinese. There are lots of things on the menu. The waiter and waitresses are very attentive and keep coming to ask us how's our food. The wait staff are multiculture and speak Chinese and Japanese. The food was fresh and tasty. Portion is good. Although a little expensive. But worth the value.

Thank happyglobaltraveler
ptld, or
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27 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 28, 2015

She red haired Asian women was rude and didn't want to serve us. She wanted the owner to have a sign which says wait to be seated. Even if you stand their sushi chef and waitress acted like we weren't there. Very rude

Thank travelerPtld

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
Japanese, Asian, Sushi
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1101 Howard Ave, Burlingame, CA 94010-4214
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Burlingame
  • Phone Number: +1 650-340-8766

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