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Shima Japanese Steakhouse & Sushi Bar

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Certificate of Excellence2017 - 2018 Winner
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Look forward to an authentic Japanese experience as your dinner is artfully prepared right before your eyes. Shima offers award-winning teppanyaki and sushi expertly crafted and orchestrated to delight the senses. Shima has been voted Best Sushi, Best Steak and Best Chef on Sanibel & Captiva Islands! Visit Shima Grab N Go sushi market for fresh sushi to go. For reservations, menus and online Grab N Go ordering visit shimasushisteak.com. Reservations are strongly suggested.
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner
CUISINES
Japanese, Sushi
FEATURES
Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Free Off-Street Parking, Free Wifi
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Reviewed yesterday

Our family had a fun time at this small hibachi restaurant in Sundial. We are typically not huge fans of hibachi but this was by far the best food we've had at a hibachi restaurant anywhere. The chef was fun and the food cooked to...More

Date of visit: April 2019
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FrederickHamilton, Manager at Shima Japanese Steakhouse & Sushi Bar, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you so much for your review! We're so pleased to hear that you enjoyed your time at Shima and took advantage of grab-n-go as well! We look forward to having you back to dine with us the next time you're visiting the island!

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I am an 11 y/o girl named Sophia and I am reviewing Shima. This was a great restaurant in every way. Our chef was funny and very entertaining. He set fire to an onion, caught eggs in his hat, and even let me and my...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank LikesNicePlaces
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The chefs do a great job, both on the food and entertainment. They make it interactive, especially with kids, and very fun for all. The food is good and reasonably priced, and the service is also very good. The room itself is on the smaller...More

Date of visit: March 2019
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FrederickHamilton, Manager at Shima Japanese Steakhouse & Sushi Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you so much for the feedback! We're glad you enjoyed your visit and hope to have you back again!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My family loves Japanese steakhouses. There is our favorite back home in Maryland (Ziki's) that go to at least once a month. Shima is better. The quality of food is the best I have seen. The salad is a real salad and not the iceberg...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank rene20874
FrederickHamilton, Manager at Shima Japanese Steakhouse & Sushi Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your review, Rene! We're so glad that you and your family enjoyed your visit to Shima and we look forward to the next time you're on the island visiting!

Reviewed March 7, 2019

Food is excellent. Very high quality and and generous amount. Soup,salad, rice and vegetables along with main course. Chefs are very entertaining. Children are amazed at the show the chef puts on.

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank zeke777789
FrederickHamilton, Manager at Shima Japanese Steakhouse & Sushi Bar, responded to this reviewResponded March 11, 2019

Thank you for your wonderful review, Zeke! We're so pleased you enjoyed your visit to Shima and hope to have you back again soon!

Reviewed March 6, 2019 via mobile

Great food - filet was wonderful, scallops scrumtious. Service was attentive and timely! Will definitely return!

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank PC6210
FrederickHamilton, Manager at Shima Japanese Steakhouse & Sushi Bar, responded to this reviewResponded March 11, 2019

Thank you, PC! We're so glad you enjoyed your visit and look forward to having you dine with us again!

Reviewed February 27, 2019

Wow.....this place was great! Our meal was prepared in front of us. The chef Sam, was wonderful. Sam was funny and made the whole experience better. The food was delicious, we got steak, shrimp and chicken and it was cooked to perfection. They were great...More

Date of visit: February 2019
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Reviewed February 27, 2019 via mobile

Located inside a hotel, but don’t let it deter you if you are in the mood for sushi. They also have a full “traditional” type American menu if someone has a veto vote. The outside patio is right over the beach with a beautiful ocean...More

Date of visit: February 2019
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Reviewed February 18, 2019

the food was delicious. we had salmon , tuna, tofu and vegetables. all grilled iin front of us by the chef, Sam. sam was entertaining and including us around the table as he prepared our dinner. There were adults and children and we were all...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank irv g
Reviewed February 16, 2019 via mobile

We enjoy going to Japanese steak houses on vacation. Shima did not disappoint. One of the best. The chef was personable, involved everyone at the table and put on an excellent show. Food was properly cooked and well seasoned. Space was intimate, a restaurant within...More

Date of visit: February 2019
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