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Kawa Sushi Japanese Restaurant

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2180 3rd St, Livermore, CA 94550-4529
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Fri 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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Jacksonville, Florida
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134 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This restaurant has a big menu which is not always a good thing however this was a nice place and served very good sushi. It's expensive but the portions are large and fresh. They present the food well, have a great staff and a big variety of cooked and uncooked food.

Thank Paul C
Livermore, California
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194 reviews
123 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2016

this place is Fantastic! the food is fresh and great quality. The service is good although they can be a little too attentive, overall they are great. Love the Bento boxes and tempura.

Thank asweet81
San Francisco, California
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32 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015 via mobile

Was very surprised about the food. Very large selection of sushi rolls. We were a group of 5 and we got a booth area. Brought out own wine with a corkage fee of $.10.00 which is ok. The bento boxes have plenty of food too. From the time we ordered, the food delivery from kitchen to table was terrific. Quick,... More 

Thank Chich68
New Mexico
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185 reviews
120 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015 via mobile

I just had dinner at this restaurant. The service was prompt. The portion sizes of sushi were on the large size. Everything tasted fine, as expected. The price was fine for the quantity and quality of the food.

Thank ABitSpoiled
Pleasanton, California
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27 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

This is great place to get a bite. The food so far has been very good and service is fast. The important part is that the food taste fresh! And that is how it's been.

Thank Talk2fabian
Fremont, California
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373 reviews
184 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 144 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2014

Business colleagues and I ate here for lunch. We found the food to be very good and the service to be very good. The restaurant is very clean and bright. We all had bento boxes and found the food to be very tasty and good portions. We will definitely eat here again.

Thank Shaymur
Livermore, California
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94 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

I have had many meals at Kawa Sushi over the past 15 years, both lunches and dinners, alone and with others. In the early days, it was the only Japanese place in town and they did a pretty good business. However, as other Japanese restaurants have open-up in town, Kawa Sushi has let their quality in both food and service... More 

Thank David D
Vancouver, Canada
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78 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2013

Service was slow, food was a joke. Parking was difficult too. The waitresses seem to forget what we ordered. Food was expensive too, and tiny. aWorst they charged us with a 20% service fee coz we were 6. After we left I realized it did said party of more than 6 will be charged. But we were not more than... More 

Thank mcmina
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192 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2013

The sushi at this place is pretty good, but the service is incredibly slow ... like having to flag down the waitress over and over slow.

Thank Pat909
Livermore, CA
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108 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2013

Livermore has become a hotspot for eating and fun. And with that success have come many new and interesting restaurants. In spite of that competition Kawa Sushi is still the best. They have the little private dining booths with privacy screens for intimate eating, regular tables, bar as well as the theatrical Teppan style. We have tried them all, and... More 

Thank fgwbita

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2180 3rd St, Livermore, CA 94550-4529
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Livermore
  • Phone Number: 925.606.7222

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