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Little Sumo's Sushi Shack

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1513 Long Beach Blvd, Surf City, Long Beach Island, NJ 08008-6456
+1 609-494-3223
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Reading, Pennsylvania
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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 17, 2016

We have been going to Little Sumos for several years. Have gotten take out for the 4 of us as family as well as platters for guests. Gotta try the bay scallop Sushumi. Always fresh, always creatively presented. We could eat their food every day of the week.

Thank DLL_11
United States
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70 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 28, 2016

I really enjoyed their sushi 3 years ago when I had it but this year it was awful.. tasted like ammonia including the ginger. Seemed like the rice had vinegar in it.. the pork dumplings were good but the rolls were not appealing. It seemed like the fish was fresh but the rice around was off... sorry to say but... More 

Thank Angela J
Management response:

Ooch!! I'm sorry that the rolls were not appealing.However tasting like ammonia?That's a new one and I will look into it. But I hope you understand that sushi rice is prepared with rice vinegar. At any rate, I hope you try us again Angela J. More 

United States
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36 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 7, 2016 via mobile

My husband and I followed the recommendation of a local to go to Little Sumo's. Awesome ! The sushi was fresh and excellent. Loved it. Staff is cheerful. Family run. We were there at the end of the off season, so sitting at the sushi bar was no problem. I would imagine it would be very crowded in season. Well... More 

Thank Sydney1015
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58 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 17, 2016 via mobile

Super food and friendly service. Family run business and it shows. Awesome menu, great variety. Super prices.

Thank Ric W
scotch plains nj
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 24, 2015

great personal attention. special rolls his specialty. my son comes to lbi twice a year and comes here twice

Thank leonardreg
Montville, Connecticut
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108 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 17, 2015 via mobile

Stopped by this little place for some take out. They have a decent selection and was pleased with what I got. Service was quick and prices were very good.

Thank Cindy M
New York
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60 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 2, 2014

We were directed to Little Sumo's by some friends who said it was good. The strip mall it is in does not give one the greatest sense of comfort that the sushi will be good... but when you go inside and see how clean it is and how terrific the fish looks, plus some of the orders that are waiting... More 

Thank NCtoNY
new york
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142 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 5, 2014

Good sushi for a vacation spot. Kind of expensive, no lunch specials... Only a sushi bar to sit at, so we had to do take-out.

Thank casalnewyork
Magnolia, New Jersey, United States
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38 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 2, 2014 via mobile

Walked in at 8:10 with a party of four. Three employees and the sushi chef watched as we sat down and got comfortable. A server started walking towards us with menus, when the chef stopped her and said something. She then walked over and said "we only do takeout after 8". So we got up and walked out. The one... More 

Thank J D
Kinnelon, nj
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 21, 2014

If you're on LBI in the middle of May, you won't have a lot of restaurant choices available to you. If you have a taste for sushi, you're in worse luck........unless you go to the Little Sumo Sushi shack. Open now weekdays and weekends, a diamond in the rough. Yes shack, no, not a restaurant, but the best/freshest sushi EVER

Thank FrancisKNJ

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1513 Long Beach Blvd, Surf City, Long Beach Island, NJ 08008-6456
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Long Beach Island  >  Surf City
  • Phone Number: +1 609-494-3223

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