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3912 N Oracle Rd Ste 100, Tucson, AZ 85705-3271
+1 520-293-1963
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
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Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Sat 11:30 am - 8:00 pm
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25 reviews
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Reviewed March 17, 2017 via mobile

Friendly and fresh! Volcano tuna is great. Very affordable and fast service. The portions are generous

Thank D M
New York City, New York
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48 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed December 28, 2016

Samurai is our go-to place for great spicy tuna salad ("Volcano" Salad with brown rice, cucumbers, tempura bits and sauce); good stir-frys (Udon or soba). We go there on average once a week. Always fresh and tasty and the spicy tuna has some bite - not like other places I've had it. Comes with Miso soup to start. The tempura... More 

Thank A_Winter_12
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18 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed October 26, 2016 via mobile

I have to come several times a month to get my fix. Awesome Yaki soba, Ramen and sushi! And hey they even have potato salad!

Thank Travis R
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47 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed April 28, 2016 via mobile

At first I was nervous, because the dining room was empty (as a traveler, an empty restaurant can sometimes be a warning) but it turns out I was just 30 minutes early for a dinner rush. I ordered a couple sushi rolls, and found a seat. Food was out pretty quickly, but took long enough to know that they had... More 

Thank Joseph J
Houston, Texas
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed March 8, 2016 via mobile

Small shop in a strip mall on Oracle Rd. Casual, friendly, not expensive($21 before tax). I got the Special and Alaska roll, with two sodas. Teriyaki chicken over noodles w/rice and potato salad. Alaska roll was a California roll topped with salmon, green onions, and spices mayo. Very good. Not huge portions, but less expensive. Don't expect the Ritz, but... More 

Thank leylax1
Seattle, Washington
1 review
Reviewed January 29, 2016

Awesome authentic Japanese food in a casual atmosphere. Beats any other Japanese food in the area - hands down.

Thank jgalloway7
Globe, Arizona
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27 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed January 4, 2016 via mobile

This is a small place but the steady stream of customers shows how popular it is and for good reason. The food was excellent. Very fresh. Will come again

Thank Griffons
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512 reviews
320 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 335 helpful votes
Reviewed November 27, 2015

I eat here more than almost any place in town. The sushi is very limited, but generous and fresh. The Japanese dishes are always delicious and very well-prepared. And the service and prices are great. What else could you ask for a restaurant?

1 Thank BuffCrone
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29 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed October 13, 2015 via mobile

This place has excellent spicy tuna bowls, it's fresh, delicious and the portions are big. I'm a picky sushi eater and this place is excellent.

Thank Ksulia
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Reviewed January 31, 2015 via mobile

Noticed no recent review, well let me tell you this place is AWESOME! For such a small shop the menu is huge! And for the relatively cheap prices they have the food is FANTASTIC even compared to pricy Japanese restaurants!

Thank My Info J

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Fast Food
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Open Hours
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
11:30 am - 8:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3912 N Oracle Rd Ste 100, Tucson, AZ 85705-3271
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Tucson
  • Phone Number: +1 520-293-1963

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