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Sushi Sam's Edomata


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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2017 Winner


$5 - $20
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Lunch, Dinner

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Vegetable Tempura
Chicken Teriyaki
Beef Teriyaki
Pork Cutlet
Chicken Karaage
Salmon Teriyaki
BBQ Beef
Saba Shioyaki
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Reviewed January 27, 2019

Congratulations to Sam. I have known him for 30 years back when he worked at Isobune (boat place) in Burlingame. Known for his hot dog or spicy tuna role, that is reasonably priced and the best around, Sam has earned a reputation for being the...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Ron K
Reviewed November 8, 2018

Solid Sushi - very clean/authentic flavors. The staff has always been super friendly when I visited. The vibe inside is very casual and family friendly. It is a smaller restaurant and the wait times can be long if you go during peak hours. It is...More

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank lizzyc1986
Reviewed August 14, 2018 via mobile

Have been here several times over the years and they have been consistently consistent with their style and what they do. It may not be conventional but it is effectively good. Food - 4 If you are looking for a traditional sushi joint, this is...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank anywheredoor
Reviewed June 24, 2018 via mobile

My wife and I make it a point to come here for lunch every time we land in SF. The food is fresh and delicious and the chef is hilarious. I always have a great time and there’s no better place to do some “day...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank FoodieMoos
Reviewed May 13, 2018 via mobile

This place has been around forever. They have many flowers. You have to get there early or you will be waiting in line for awhile. High quality sushi, one of the best in San Mateo. You won’t be disappointed.

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank pbsuchikul
Reviewed May 13, 2018 via mobile

This is not as good as it once was. Some of the sushi and sashimi was excellent, some mediocre and even a tad fishy sometimes Crowded space, rushed service - not quite the special occasion restaurant it once was.

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank Satarupa B
Reviewed April 29, 2018

Top of line sushi located in downtown San Mateo. Sitting at counter is best, where you can talk directly with Sam and see daily specials posted on the wall. Always very busy, so reservations are recommended. Always keep track of your orders, if you make...More

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank DKFunTravels
Reviewed April 21, 2018 via mobile

We arrived before 5pm and there was a line waiting for the restaurant to open. We were seated quickly and served with a pot of tea. The deco was simple and the staff friendly. We had eel sushi, hand rolls, spider roll, spinach and grilled...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank MayL2012
Reviewed April 19, 2018 via mobile

Fatty tuna, order it and experience sushi like nowhere else. Actually order any item and enjoy it. Master chef Sam himself at the counter makes sure you have the best experience in the field sushi dinning ever. One whom has had sushi in many places,...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank vailwood
Reviewed April 12, 2018

This was my second attempt to eat at Sushi Sam's and it was worth the wait. I got there prior to the restaurant opening up and the line was about twenty deep. I was fortunate enough to get the last seat at the sushi bar...More

Date of visit: April 2018
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