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Jin Sho Japanese Restaurant

454 S California Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94306 · College Terrace
(650) 321-3454 · $$$$ · Sushi, Japanese
Rating: 3.5 out of 5"342 Yelp reviews ·


  • Mon5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
  • Tue - Fri12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
  • 5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
  • Sat5:30 PM - 10:00 PM


Founded by two former Nobu Executive Chefs Noriomi Kaneko and Ichiro Takahashi, Jinsho brings a combination of the traditional style and a creative fusion in every dish.Each dish is prepared using the best and the freshest ingredients.

Good for

Sushi · Lunch · Dinner

Popular menu items

Sashimi · Miso Soup · Spicy Tuna · Black Cod · Tai

General info




Latest reviews

  • Rating: 1.0 out of 5"Jul 20, 2014 · by Marianna K. from YelpOne of those places where 1 star is too much! First of all, what's up with service??? Should have left right after hello! But I decided to give it a shot. I sat at the bar and was trying to place an order. I noticed that sushi chefs look a little tired.Looks like their ticketing system is a little 'off'. One of the orders was not … Full review
  • Rating: 4.0 out of 5"Jun 22, 2014 · by Minoru M. from YelpSushi and sake were good. Miso-nasu was too salty and heavy as an appetizer. Full review
  • Rating: 2.0 out of 5"Jun 19, 2014 · by Michael Y. from YelpNot very good. Would have thought a restaurant in this location would be outstanding. The rice was wrong. The fish not very fresh. Service mediocre. Not terrible. Just not good. Full review
  • Rating: 4.0 out of 5"May 22, 2014 · by Nguyen P. from YelpI used to go to Jin Sho for quick dinners because it was close to my work, otherwise I probably wouldn't go for a dinner date. First, sushi here is only 3 stars. The fish doesn't seem fresh and is definitely not worth the high prices. (Tip: Head north to Amami Sushi for $30 10-piece omakase with fresh, huge portions … Full review
  • Rating: 3.0 out of 5"May 19, 2014 · by H C. from YelpFood isn't bad, but the sushi / course options are not worth the price and I almost always leave hungry.The only thing worth getting is the daily bento box. Full review