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Higuma Japanese Restaurant

540 El Camino Real, Redwood City, CA 94063
(650) 369-3240 · $$ · Japanese
Rating: 3.5 out of 5"352 Yelp reviews ·


  • Mon5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  • Tue - Thu11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
  • 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  • Fri11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
  • 5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
  • Sat5:00 PM - 9:00 PM


The Ussuri brown bear (Ursus arctos lasiotus), also known as the black grizzly is a subspecies of the brown bear found in the Ussuri krai, Sakhalin, the Amur Oblast, northward to the Shantar Islands, Iturup Island, northeastern China, the Korean peninsula, Hokkaid?, Japan and on Kunashiri Island. This subspecies is Morethought to be the ancestor of the North American grizzly bear. Ussuri brown bears crossed to Alaska 100,000 years ago, though they did not move south until 13,000 years ago.

Good for

Lunch · Dinner

Popular menu items

Tempura · Try · Spicy Tuna · California · Gyoza

General info




Latest reviews

  • Rating: 5.0 out of 5"by Christina W. at Yelp User Review4/8/2014This is the tiniest little sushi place. I think it's in an old house? right on El Camino.. Blink and you'll miss it. But you'll be sorry you did.. Prices are great, sushi is fresh, ramen is delicious. I was a little wary of ramen AND sushi as other places I've been to with both tend to only do one well. I was pleasantly … More
  • Rating: 5.0 out of 5"by Liza W. at Yelp User Review4/2/2014Yum. Its cute and cozy inside, good service, really fresh food, especially the sushi.Its quite small inside but if you are ok with that, it adds to the quaintness.Their prices are good too. Love this place. More
  • Rating: 3.0 out of 5"by Alexandra I. at Yelp User Review3/25/2014Higuma is pretty good. My dad thinks he has gotten sick from here a couple times actually, yet he still comes back because the food tastes good, haha.I don't really like their gyoza... but I got a crunchy salmon roll the other day and it was really good! We order to-go and they had us take a seat and gave us water while we waited, nice service. More
  • Rating: 4.0 out of 5"by Erin G. at Yelp User Review3/17/2014I found this place close to my workand tried the chicken terriyaki combo with tempura. It was good. service is fast. Place pretty small and quite. More
  • Rating: 5.0 out of 5"by Joel M. at Yelp User Review3/12/2014The best time to dine here is at around 6 on weekdays as we sometimes do to let traffic die down. During that time this rather small restaurant has more open seats and parking. I love this place. The food tastes fresh and light, the service is good, and it's a bit quieter in the evening. Everything we have had has been good. More