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Seto Japanese Cuisine

Japanese, Asian, Sushi, Vegan
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511 Borregas Ave, Sunnyvale, CA 94085-3611
408-735-8280
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Today
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Mon - Sat 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff

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  • 7
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  • 16
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  • 6
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Very good sushi, a little overpriced

I ordered pieces a-la-carte off the menu, and was pretty happy with the quality of the fish and presentation. It is my own fault that I wasn't paying too close attention to the prices as I ordered. By the time I was full, I had racked up a $50 bill. That's not as bad as it sounds. I have been... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 6 days ago
bithead2k
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Irving, Texas
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Irving, Texas
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28 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I ordered pieces a-la-carte off the menu, and was pretty happy with the quality of the fish and presentation. It is my own fault that I wasn't paying too close attention to the prices as I ordered. By the time I was full, I had racked up a $50 bill. That's not as bad as it sounds. I have been... More 

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Berlin, Germany
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53 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2015

I am visiting this place since almost 25 years on a regular basis during my business trips to the area. I haven't been in the area for nearly six years. So I was really looking forward to revisit Seto with my family (wife and two 3.5 and 5.5 years old sons) and meet some of my old contacts. Unfortunately all... More 

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Thank rudik2011
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2015 via mobile

I went there a couple of times with my staff for lunch. They offer bento boxes with 2 and 3 items. I chose the tempura, sashimi and beef teriyaki! Everything was perfect! Great location with great quality food.

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Thank stinsonbeach13
Sunnyvale, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2015

We had not been to Seto for the past five years or so, but after our favorite sushi place in Sunnyvale closed end of last year, we had been testing quite a few sushi restaurants in Sunnyvale, and finally went back to Seto. We found Seto be a little quieter (early on a Wednesday night) than what we were used... More 

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Thank Raoulsch
Boston
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23 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 via mobile

Went with another couple last night. They were very familiar with this place . . . could advise us what's hot and what's not. I don't do sashimi. But the guys said it was outstanding. I had steak teriyaki. Steak was cooked perfectly. Sauce . . . Unremarkable. Never saw accompanying soup or salad. Veg tempura tasty, crisp, not greasy.... More 

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Thank lildoc01
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

Seto Restaurant is definitely one of those places where you would totally miss it if you didn't look close enough. But once you get inside, it is a COMPLETELY different environment. The overall setting of the restaurant is aimed to be authentically Japanese, from the typical sitting style on pillows and low tables to the waitresses in kimonos. We sat... More 

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Thank fatalbert71
Sunnyvale, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

Just like the title says...we had to wait several minutes to be seated although there was no line, but we were able to pick a more private (less noisy) place to sit. The food was delicious and the lack of canned music allowed us to freely converse with each other. Great experience, will return again!

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Thank Tres W
Mountain View, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 115 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

Our first time here, recommended by friends. Quality and size of portions were very good, sushi chef was 4 stars +. Our server was a downer. Pleasant enough, he seemed to disappear for long stretches - like after we ordered a 2nd round of drinks... We didn't think they were 25 minutes away, or we'd have ordered earlier. We didn't... More 

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Thank David P
Minneapolis, MN
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35 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015 via mobile

Decent food and variety. Definitely not upscale- perfect for a business lunch though. Quick service. Beto boxes allow you to try 2-3 different dishes for a low price, and you won't feel hungover for the afternoon from eating too much!!

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Thank PipersMom29
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17 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

I went to Seto because it was the highest ranked Sushi restaurant in Sunnyvale on Tripadvisor and it did not disappoint. It's not much to look at from the outside, and the interior is not very exciting either, but the sushi was very good and the staff was among the friendliest I've ever met. The seaweed salad was one of... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 511 Borregas Ave, Sunnyvale, CA 94085-3611
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Sunnyvale
  • Phone Number: 408-735-8280

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Japanese, Asian, Sushi, Vegan
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Saturday
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?