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Sushi Sam's

218 E 3rd Ave, San Mateo, CA 94401
(650) 344-0888 · $$$ · Asian, Sushi, Japanese
Rating: 4.0 out of 5"1349 Yelp reviews ·


  • Tue - Sat11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
  • 5:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Good for

Sushi · Lunch · Dinner

Popular menu items

Tempura · Green Tea Tiramisu · Chicken Teriyaki · Rainbow Roll · Caterpillar Roll

General info

Casual · Family Friendly



Latest reviews

  • Rating: 4.0 out of 5"by Noriko M. at Yelp User Review4/8/2014An excellent Omakase course! I don't know about regular menu, but the Omakase at the counter was wonderful, and I highly recommend the counter experience when eating Sushi. The owner/Sushi chef, Osamu san is so fun to talk to, and very knowledgeable about food. The fish is fresh, and they do … More
  • Rating: 2.0 out of 5"by K C. at Yelp User Review4/5/2014Overrated! So 1000+ reviewers averaging 4 stars you would wonder that you can't go wrong right? WRONG! Came here on a Saturday evening for dinner with the wife and my toddler son. This is my first time trying Sushi Sam. We got seated to a tiny 2 persons table with my chair sticking out in the sale. People … More
  • Rating: 2.0 out of 5"by adam b. at Yelp User Review4/3/2014Perhaps the worst sushi I have had in a long time.Nothing was enjoyable... Miso soup was not fresh and the rice is of low quality.Left fish uneaten.If you really know fish, stay away. More
  • Rating: 5.0 out of 5"by Duy N. at Yelp User Review4/3/2014Sushi Sam's has a full menu of Japanese food, but its pointless ordering most of it.What they are known for and what they do perfectly is fresh nigiri sushi. Sit at the sushi bar if you can so you can watch them making your sushi and everyone else's.Just watching the knifework and care they put into each … More
  • Rating: 4.0 out of 5"by Francois H. at Yelp User Review4/3/2014good price and good food, More