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Aya Sushi

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1070 Holly St, San Carlos, CA 94070-2536
+1 650-654-1212
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San Jose, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 10, 2016

This was out of our normal area, but we were sending our nephew off to college and he picked the restaurant. The food was excellent. 3 of us had had the combination dinner (1 from each column), which was a eat dish and then tempura, gyoza, rolls, sushi, or Sashimi. The College student had a large bowl Japanese stew of... More 

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San Francisco, California
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41 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 31, 2015

they served ramen and sushi. Alcohol was good with sake or draft Asahi beer. Affordable restaurant with big number of tables. Service was great.

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Thank CaptAmerika
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7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 28, 2015 via mobile

I have been a fan of Aya Sushi for 15+ yrs. I appreciate Peter and his delicious sushi rolls, including the Lion queen, Red Dragon, Sexy Ban and Giants roll, they are packed with flavor. There are also some great lunch specials too.

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Thank Shadylex1
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6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 2, 2015

High quality sushi!! Love the food and the staff. The San Carlos roll is one of my favorites. If you can sit at the sushi bar. The chefs will let you try all sorts of new things.

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 24, 2015

We went here because Ganko was closed. Service was poor, food was disappointing, how could this possibly be 5 star?! We will NOT be back.

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San Carlos, California
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14 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 3, 2014

Four meals here and it just gets better. Peter the owner and Sushi Chef is a fantastic host and his dishes are outstanding. The fish is always fresh. his hand rolls are the best I've had!

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Milton Keynes
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82 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 6, 2013

Called in mid week and was fairly quiet. The service and the food was great, surprisingly filling as well. Large selection to choose from, was really spoilt for choice. Good draft beer to round off an enjoyable evening. Easy to get to and easy parking. Really good value.

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San Jose, CA
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98 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 2, 2013

I was in Redwood Shores for a meeting and wanted sushi for lunch. I picked Aya Sushi simply because it was the closest and I am glad I did. The diningroom is quiet and pleasant. The food is good and the price is nice. I just got a bento box and everything was above average including the nigiri. I noticed... More 

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San Carlos
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 8, 2013

I love Aya sushi for lunch! they have a wide-variety lunch special menu and on budget. Their service people is kind and fast. Bento box is an excellent choice

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 6, 2007

Not cheap, but generous nigiri and great rolls! Super friendly owner and staff.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$25 - $50
Cuisine
Sushi, Japanese
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1070 Holly St, San Carlos, CA 94070-2536
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Carlos
  • Phone Number: +1 650-654-1212

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