We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Kamakura Japanese Restaurant

Is this your business?
135 N Santa Cruz Ave, Los Gatos, CA 95030-5918
+1 408-395-6650
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent41%
  • Very good35%
  • Average16%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible8%
Travelers talk about
“lunch” (6 reviews)
“spider roll” (3 reviews)
“sushi” (13 reviews)
Closed Now
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
$$ - $$$
135 N Santa Cruz Ave, Los Gatos, CA 95030-5918
All Details
Write a ReviewReviews (37)
Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 33 reviews

Reviewed April 30, 2018

the food is great as is the ambience and service. we tend to get the same few items but whenever we try something new, it's typically great.

Thank madonia
Reviewed March 10, 2018 via mobile

We celebrated grandma’s birthday today. Love the food here. It’s authentic and always constantly of excellent quality. The service is also always on point. I highly recommend Kamakura

Thank Elizabeth S
Reviewed February 16, 2018

Stopped here for lunch and was a bit disappointed. Even the basic roll (California Roll) was very dry and tasteless ... not sure why. Just really blah.

Thank cabearcat
Reviewed February 7, 2018

We've been going to this sushi place in Los Gatos for many many years. It is always reliably good; we have never had bad food or a bad experience. It can get busy on the weekends, so you should go early or get a reservation....More

Thank ClaireWilson36
Reviewed January 9, 2018 via mobile

We always ask for real crab. The rolls are absolutely fantastic: spider roll, Yummi roll, unagi nigiri and the CA roll with baked scallops, tobiko roll...very fresh and abundant!

Thank swimmerlosgatos
Reviewed June 29, 2017

We eat take out from here almost every week. The fish quality is very good and consistent, the best sushi in the area. However, the last couple times the rice was a mess, and falls apart when you pick up the sushi pieces. This is...More

Thank Mark G
Reviewed April 18, 2017

I went there with my son and some friends. The bento boxes were really good with lots of food. We ordered some extra rolls a bit overpriced).

Thank Eloy R
Reviewed January 28, 2017

We eat here almost every week, but usually do takeout since the restaurant itself is dated, and they like to rush you out. But the food is excellent.

Thank Mark G
Reviewed October 19, 2016

Our family stopped in here for a late lunch on a Saturday with another family (10 people total). The place was nearly empty, so the service was very responsive. The decor seems a bit odd, not particularly appealing (but not ugly, either). You get the...More

Thank Charles A
Reviewed October 10, 2016

My wife and I had a delightful bento lunch at Kamakura. The place is very nicely decorated and the staff is quite attentive. Standard fair Japanese menu althought it looked like they had a nice selection of sushi rolls.

Thank ColonelLarrySanJose
Nearby HotelsSee all 6 hotels in Los Gatos
Toll House Hotel
1,309 reviews
.33 miles away
Garden Inn Hotel
65 reviews
.35 miles away
Hotel Los Gatos - A Greystone Hotel
632 reviews
.45 miles away
Los Gatos Lodge
245 reviews
.54 miles away
Nearby Restaurants
Forbes Mill Steakhouse
171 reviews
.05 miles away
Manresa Bread
36 reviews
.14 miles away
Dolce Spazio Dessert Cafe
33 reviews
.08 miles away
35 reviews
.00 miles away
Nearby Attractions
Vasona Lake County Park
182 reviews
.84 miles away
111 reviews
.83 miles away
New Museum of Los Gatos
9 reviews
.36 miles away
Tommy John’s
17 reviews
.33 miles away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Kamakura Japanese Restaurant staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 135 N Santa Cruz Ave, Los Gatos, CA 95030-5918
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Los Gatos
  • Phone Number: +1 408-395-6650
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing