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“Best in the city.”
Review of Shema Sushi

Shema Sushi
Ranked #427 of 1,280 Restaurants in Rochester
Cuisines: Sushi
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Rochester, New York
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42 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Best in the city.”
Reviewed March 30, 2014

Shema is the best sushi in Rochestet. Very fresh, nice presentation, great service and reasonably priced. Try the Dragon Roll, or one of the specials. The owner is always there and she often is the sushi chef as well. No need to go anywhere else, Shema is the go to spot!

  • Visited March 2014
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Webster, New York
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99 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
“Sushi and Great Service”
Reviewed November 22, 2013

Having enjoyed sushi at Shema's for years in Webster, I followed along when they moved to downtown. The staff is superb, the fish is the freshest you can get without really catching it, the preparation makes it difficult to eat(would you really eat a masterpiece) and the ambiance of the new is as good as the old. If you are searching for the very best sushi, served by the nicest staff around, then this is the place to go.

  • Visited November 2013
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Rochester, New York
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42 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Best Sushi in Town”
Reviewed September 7, 2013 via mobile

This is my go to place for Sushi in Rochester. If people tell you otherwise then they just don't know Sushi. Very fresh and priced reasonably with a nice comfy atmosphere. Try the specials for something different, great Japanese and Korean dishes change daily. The staff is most often friendly and chatty and always open to give you advice on the food. Try the green tea ice cream for desert, it is awesome!

  • Visited September 2013
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Thank oystersrmyworld
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Rochester, New York
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
“So good!”
Reviewed August 2, 2013 via mobile

My first visit. Hostess,server,and sushi chefs all very friendly and personable. Chicken dumplings(fried)were very good. I had two different sushi rolls. Both were excellent. Very clean and comfortable atmosphere. Will definitely go there again!

  • Visited August 2013
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Thank tina d
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Rochester, New York
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“Try the Tempura!”
Reviewed May 10, 2013

Tried the new sushi place on Alexander - next to Old Toad - last week. I had the Ika Tempura appetizer -- wow! Figured there was no way the meal could get better than that. It was crispy, tender, seasoned perfectly. Mouth watering delight.

Then shared a couple of wonderfully named sushi rolls -- Snow White and New York New York. Couldn't believe they were even topping the Tempura.

Then the green tea sundae.

Can't wait to go back!

  • Visited May 2013
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Thank Jammy J
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