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240 Castro St, Mountain View, CA 94041-1204
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
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Sun 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tue - Thu 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tue - Sat 11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Fri - Sat 6:00 pm - 11:00 am
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016 via mobile

Was here today for dinner to celebrate Father's Day. The menu was extensive with wide selection of seafood and some vegetarian too. Food was very light with good portion size, but brought authentic Japanese flavors on your plate. The avocado and dried plum rolls were melt in the mouth. Had a second serving of these Maki rolls. Seaweed salad was... More 

Thank Poonam B
Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2016

This is my regular lunch place. I love their set lunch. They offer varieties of japanese food, ie. sushi, beef, noodle, pork chop... You name it, they have it. The service is pretty good as well. Dinner menu is more complete with some tapas. It is a great plane for family as well as for friends to hang out.

Thank Oenbb
New York City, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2015

The first time we went we were unable to make a reservation by phone but got there early enough on a saturday evening to get one of the last available tables. The service was attentive but at a restaurant of that level I would welcome a hot towel. We ordered a variety of small dishes to share and everything was... More 

Thank claudia r
Campbell, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2015

I lived in Mountain View for 7+ years so will finally write some reviews for our go to spots. This is not a sushi restaurant. Although sushi is available (which is great), the menu has many types of different Japanese dishes. I have never been disappointed in any meal I have had here. If you are a sushi "connoisseur" who... More 

Thank omeeda
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125 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015 via mobile

If you like sushi and sashimi, this is your place. However if you also want authentic Japanese (and teriyaki doesn't count), you will discover a whole new world to tantalize your palette. The sea weed is a must-have starter. After that, it is advisable to order different dishes (the portions are small). We had the prawn tempura, duck mango and... More 

Thank Dotts0908
San Francisco, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015 via mobile

My husband and i went in this unassuming restaurant three years ago and has been hooked. The fish are fresh, the cooking is authentic. The ambiance is relaxed and the price is reasonable. My husband loves their grilled black bass with miso, i had the sashimi salad, equally good. The deep fried chicken and calamari are also very good. My... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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28 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

We went on a Friday night the place is packed. We ordered the chef special sushi and the fish was wonderfully delicious and delightfully presented. The service is very good. It is one of the best restaurant for sushi.

Thank David P
San Jose, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014 via mobile

This is a great place for business lunch or dinner for 2-4 people. Firstly, the tables are spread out comfortably, and the ambiance is rather calm and upscale. Next, they have a great menu of unique Kyoto style specialty dishes. Food is delicious and lots of good sake selections. All add up to a fabulous, not your usual bustling Japanese... More 

Thank IntrepidFeline
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014 via mobile

I went to the restaurant with my family and we all had a great service and delicious food. I will recommend this restaurant to anyone!

Thank Jessica R
Paris, France
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56 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

This is my preferred japanise restaurant around Stanford, I visited it already 4 times. I travel often to Japan, and I am picky on this. The yuba, skin tofu, is my preferred: this time was served mixed with sea urchin, just delicious. Also the grilled fish jaw: do not miss it. Anyway everything I tasted there is good. The monk... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Japanese, Asian, Sushi
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Reservations, Waitstaff
Open Hours
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 am
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 240 Castro St, Mountain View, CA 94041-1204
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Mountain View
  • Phone Number: 650-964-6990

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