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“BEST SUSHI IN TOWN”
Review of Shino

Shino
Ranked #590 of 4,960 Restaurants in San Diego
Cuisines: Sushi
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
Reviewed July 15, 2014

I think it is the best sushi restaurant in San Diego.
The food is prepared mostly by the owner. Excellent service. The food is pricy but you have never had such a big and fresh pices.
Downtown San Diego. It's really worth to go.

1  Thank JMareyna
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Reviewed July 11, 2014 via mobile

This location had very fresh sushi/rolls. The location is perfect if staying near the bay. Service was great. They event have tips on some unknown San Diego places to visit. Will definitely go again.

2  Thank Janine W
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Reviewed July 5, 2014

Having lived in Kobe, Japan and having experienced what sushi is to the culture that invented and perfected it to the art that it has become, I would highly recommend Shino. They will absolutely make you the kind of amazing stuff you'd expect in Japan - or at least with 97% accuracy. The chefs are the real deal, hands down.

My advice: stick to the nigiri and sashimi menu. Forgo the rolls. They'll happily make them for you, as any SD sushi place will, but they're not the stars of the show. As far as I can tell, they have the best aji in town, which I tend to use as a barometer of quality and authenticity. And the chawanmushi is as good or better than I've had in Osaka (and that blew me away). The fact that they even have that is a testament to them being the real deal too.

It's a bit pricy; however, if you think it's overpriced, then you simply may not be familiar with high quality Japanese foods, which, even in Japan, does not come cheap. This is not strip-mall sushi; it's the good stuff! It's the real deal! Enjoy!

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2  Thank devilfishsd
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Reviewed June 6, 2014

Had lunch there. Ordered a chirashi and seaweed salad. Very fresh and good sashimi. The staff is very friendly and nice. Price is very reasonable for that quality of food. Would recommend it.

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Thank bobster30
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Reviewed May 29, 2014

Checked out this place based on the reviews on tripadvisor and the proximity to our hotel. Fantastic sushi!! Sat at the sushi bar and did 'omakase' sushi - meaning chef's decision. It was great - would definitely recommend it. Tried sushi that I never would have ordered for myself, and everything was excellent and super delicious. The chef and staff were great- accommodating and attentive. Would definitely go again!

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1  Thank julie h
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