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Tomodachi Sushi Bistro

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24123 Hesperian Blvd, Hayward, CA 94545-1524
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
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Sun - Thu 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Mon - Sat 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Berkeley, California
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 30, 2016

Found a METAL NAIL in chicken and TERRIBLE attitude by servers. Went for a family dinner on 05/30 night, and my father found a small metal NAIL stuck in his chicken teriyaki. Horrifying! Not only is it a huge health hazard, as someone may have choked or suffered from severe consequences by swallowing the nail, but it also shows just... More 

Thank jlcwh58
Oakland, California
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38 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 5, 2016 via mobile

We came on a weeknight ( Thursday) and was seated promptly. The restaurant service had a very good flow. We did not have to wait long for the food and drinks at all. This is around 6:45pm in the evening. We ordered the pork chop ramen, walnut shrimp sushi roll, lion king roll ( no mayo on top), 10 piece... More 

Thank Winni L
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 21, 2016

After visiting the hayward Japanes gadens, we decided to stop by Tomodachi Sushis Nice place and friendly staff. We all loved our sushis . The tempuras are also very good. The chicken skewers are tasty and not salty at all like in other restaurant. the super dynamite is spicy and so good The fire & Ice is super good. Well... More 

Thank arnese13
San Jose, California
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 5, 2015

Tomodachi is a decent place to get a wide variety of rolls at decent prices. However, their Katsu and Udon are not quite as good as other places. That said, it is a sushi place first and their fish is generously cut, and the sauces they use are tasty.

Thank Brix510
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 19, 2015

I fancied some sushi & the restaurant's authentic fancy signature name on the front dared me to enter. Well, the smoked tea that they served us was AWESOME! The dishes that we ordered were over the top & surprising, as I truly did not expect this caliber of sushi in Hayward---yet, it is across from the Hayward Airport and I... More 

Thank LatinaGlobeTrotter
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 16, 2014 via mobile

Place can't be beat, tried several sushi spots in Hayward, union city, San leandro. None come close to Tomodachi place is large but fills up fast recommend getting there early or sit at sushi bar, Benny is the man there

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Paris, Île-de-France, France
2 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 3, 2014

Sushi and Sashimi was extremely fresh and beautifully presented. The servers were attentive, but didn't hover. The room is beautifully decorated and restrooms very clean. I've always had exceptional meals at Tomodachi.

Thank Stephanie H
Hayward, California
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 22, 2014

When you walk in, you see the oyster bar. We were seated in a booth by the window overlooking the sidewalk. Wait staff appeared impatient when we took too long to decide. Menu items on the pricey side. We ordered the Salmon Teriyaki Bento Box and Unagi Donburi. Then, it took forever to get the check. Probably not a place... More 

Thank Flounder B
Santa Cruz, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 8, 2014

Been here before. I liked it then. Two of us went for lunch today and we were not disappointed. We had the bento-lunch (miso soup, sushi and spicy tuna roll), along with a dragon roll. Although the bento and dragon roll were delicious, the miso was pretty watery and tasteless. Service was great again. We'll be back!

Thank Danny_OI812
Menifee, California
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 24, 2014

First, my diet Coke arrived in a lipstick smeared dirty glass. The second diet Coke tasted funny; the third was ok. I ordered the Sea Bass...yuck. Strong fishy taste and smell. So happy I didn't order sushi. Server asked if I wanted something in its place..decided on chicken. She asked if I wanted to eat it there or take it... More 

Thank Linda L

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Waitstaff, Takeout, Seating
Open Hours
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 24123 Hesperian Blvd, Hayward, CA 94545-1524
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Hayward
  • Phone Number: 510-940-3800

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?