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Shiki Bistro

825 Laurel St, San Carlos, CA 94070 · Downtown San Carlos
(650) 593-2275 · $$$ · Sushi, Japanese
Rating: 3.5 out of 5"209 Yelp reviews ·


  • Mon - Thu11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
  • 4:30 PM - 9:30 PM
  • Fri11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
  • 4:30 PM - 10:00 PM
  • Sat12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
  • Sun12:00 PM - 9:00 PM


Irasshaimase!! Welcome to Shiki Bistro in San Carlos!! With its downtown San Carlos location, Shiki Bistro has quickly become a customer favorite by integrating a full bar into its metro modern Japanese atmosphere. Not satisfied to rest on prior achievements, Shiki strives to push the limits of what people have Morecome to expect from a restaurant by sending traditional Japanese cuisine into altogether new territory. Stay on the cusp of fine dining with our Chef's Specials menu, constantly refined and revised by customer responses and our chef's newest brilliant creations. Nestled in the friendly Laurel Street shopping area, Shiki Bistro is proud to host the community's business meetings, celebrations, and daily dining.

Good for

Sushi · Lunch · Dinner

Popular menu items

Tuna · Rice · Salmon · Chicken Teriyaki · Unagi

General info

Business Casual · Casual · Elegant · Family Friendly · Stylish · Credit: Discover, MasterCard, Visa



Latest reviews

  • Rating: 5.0 out of 5"Jul 15, 2014 · by Mike C. from YelpFavorite Sushi place in town and around !!! fresh and delicious food. Great Service. Recommend Honey Crunch Shrimp Roll. Full review
  • Rating: 4.0 out of 5"Jun 27, 2014 · by Vn101212 N. from YelpFresh, great apps, full bar, decent service. Nice feel and usually packed with all types of sushi lovas. New apps and specials all the time. Good price. Worth the trip. Full review
  • Rating: 4.0 out of 5"Jun 17, 2014 · by Barbara T. from YelpBeautiful place, affordable.Everything that we ordered was great. From the sushi to the dessert. The service was good. The food tasted wonderful and I felt so full after leaving! I recommend the honey walnut shrimp and mochi ice cream! Full review
  • Rating: 1.0 out of 5"May 28, 2014 · by Chris J. from YelpIt wasn't the first time I have been to Shiki Bistro in the past three years. On Monday, I had a bunto box for lunch and three hours later, my stomach started to hurt. I got food poisoning and I had to spend a full day in bed. Sorry but you won't see me again! Full review
  • Rating: 3.0 out of 5"May 13, 2014 · by Pele N. from YelpFood is average at best.Love the big booths and the location.Staff is really slow and very robotic. Full review
  • Rating: 4.0 out of 5"May 09, 2014 · by Luke S. from YelpGreat happy hour, super yummy lychee martini's.Great crowd an girl/guy ratio.The staff is great here. I came in here an not long after did I have a bunch of people I was hanging out with that I didn't know before.This place is great. Full review
  • Rating: 5.0 out of 5"May 05, 2014 · by Sabrina C. from YelpThis is our favorite restaurant for all special occasions.Fantastic!!! Full review
  • Rating: 2.0 out of 5"Apr 26, 2014 · by K T. from YelpNot very good unfortunately :/. Nice decor but it's all for show .Does not taste traditional and very priceless for non-fresh fish.From the dishes and rolls I have, I can only assume that the owner must not be Japanese Full review
  • Rating: 2.0 out of 5"Apr 19, 2014 · by Gabriel B. from YelpThe ambiance is its chief attribute.The rolls are pretty good.But I Like sashimi, and there is better fish to be had (Ryu for one, but that has zero ambiance).It is an acceptable choice where you want some atmosphere.If fish is foremost, not so much. Full review
  • Rating: 1.0 out of 5"Mar 28, 2014 · by Huntting B. from YelpYou could grow old and die on a friday night here before they bother to check and realize the food you asked for multiple times was not "coming out soon."While the sushi is pretty good they are incapable of plating food reasonably. The entire party finished their food before the tempura Udon came out. So we … Full review
  • Rating: 4.0 out of 5"Mar 17, 2014 · by Pam S. from YelpI didn't realize how nice this place was from accross the street.My kids wanted sushi so we found our way in here.We did get the ebi and rolls but it was the lamb chops (yes, at a sushi place) that stole the show.My son ordered them and at one bite, told us he won't be sharing.It was that good.He ordered … Full review