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Sushi Sam's Edomata



Tomorrow5:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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Central San Mateo, Downtown San Mateo
Sushi Bars, Japanese Restaurants, Asian Restaurants, Take Out Restaurants, Restaurants

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great food

They are really great and the food is good here too. I really like the agedashi tofu here as well. Sometimes they get busy though and the service takes a little extra time, but they try hard to keep up with the busy schedule they have on Friday and Saturday nights.

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best sushi south of SF

They have the freshest sushi, great rice, and a huge selection of sushi that run of the mill sushi places will not provide. \r Reservations are very important. It is casual but you will wait without a rsvp

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Not for single diners, this restaurant discriminates

I went to Sushi Sam's Edomata in San Mateo for dinner on Friday, Oct. 17th, 2008. \r The restaurant was busy, and I could see there were no tables available. When I requested seating for 1, the host asked me 4 times ""Single?"" because he seemed to have trouble understanding I was dining alone. \r \r I thought it'd be great to sit at the sushi bar and watch the preparations. There were 2 seats available at the sus... view more

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Simply the best

I travel all over the country for work and I try and find the best sushi restaurants wherever I go. A colleague recommended Sushi Sam's and I have to say that it is by far one of the best (if not THE best) sushi I have ever had. Most places just serve the nigiri by itself and you have the choice of dipping it into your soy sauce and wasabi mix or eating it plain. At Sam's, each piece has it's own sauce already on ... view more

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Long time local favorite

I have been going to sushi sam's for over 12 yrs......too long to remember exactly how long ago. Anyways, it has always been a local favorite. I am not sure why other people think it has gone down hill. I have to admit you can spend a lot of money to get full if your mostly eating sushi but it is well worth it. The sushi is always fresh and delicious. \r \r Knowing what to order is key to loving Sushi Sam's. First ... view more

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Don't eat here

This is my sushi restaurant, and I'd rather you went somewhere else.\r There are plenty of other sushi places in San Mateo you can try.\r Thanks

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Sushi 101 - Don't Bother with Sushi Sam's

This place has really gone downhill. Not only is the prices not worth the portions but the sushi looked like it was rolled by a blind child. The nigiri sushi was extremely small and sloppy, while the rolls, which I hoped would be better, were falling apart without even touching them. I still can't get over how much they think they can charge for their portions... A shame, maybe Sam should close temporarily, go back t... view more

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It used to be my favorite, not anymore!

I fell in love with this restaurant 10 years ago when I first went there, and I had been a very loyal customer for a good few years. They had generous portion of sushi and sashimi, seafood was fresh, and atmosphere was above average. The staff behind the sushi bar was nice, and I really enjoyed the food they served. A great variety of seafood was available and they were ""fresh"" (see I used this word twice in this p... view more

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They have expanded so more seatings but still have to wait on busy nights - worth it. Their California Special is one of my favorites. The spicy tuna handroll is tasty too. If you don't like sushi, their sukiyaki is one of the best in the Bay Area. Last but not least, their lunch box special with the udon noodle is a must have. \r

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Best sushi and my favorite restaurant in the world

I have been hesitant to tell anyone about this restaurant because it is so good. The sushi is absolutely the best I've had anywhere in the world, including in Japan. The best thing to do is to order the ""Omakase"", which is the chef's tasting menu. You can specify how many pieces you want, and then you get one piece each of some very exotic fish you otherwise might never eat - flathead, butterfish, beltfish, alfo... view more

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