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Sushi House

Sushi Restaurant and Japanese Restaurant$$$$
South Shore, Alameda
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  • Ranked #2 for sushi restaurants in Alameda
  • jennifer h.
    "most of the rolls are delicious but my favorite is the island roll."(8 Tips)
    Steven M.
    "Hella hot is a must have."(3 Tips)
    Peter L.
    "The bay scallop roll, spicy tuna, crunchy roll!"(3 Tips)
    Cathy B.
    "lambada roll."(2 Tips)
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  • LeVan G.
    LeVan GreeneOctober 19, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    I love this place the Lion King and the Crunchy are my fave. Dinner and Lunch time are crowded. The menu is vast lots of choices.
  • Brian S.
    Brian StraussFebruary 22, 2015
    This is not high-end sushi. But the fish good enough, the portions are enormous and the price is right. I love it. You can have your food brought on a wooden boat if you want.
  • Alice C.
    Alice CSeptember 7, 2012
    Been here 25+ times
    If you are a fan of raw fish, definitely try the crazy monkey, orange blossom and sake rolls! Ps, you can never go wrong with the chirashi combo. They are all so delicious... !
  • David O.
    David OkuboApril 21, 2016
    Not the place to go for refined Japanese cuisine, but delicious nonetheless. Very large portions. Can get very crowded. Add your name to the clipboard at the entrance. You may need to wait a bit.
  • Alyssa B.
    Alyssa B.September 19, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    Best sushi place hands down & the price isn't too bad. I don't ever eat sushi from anywhere else! The service here isn't always a 100% but the food makes up for it.
  • Caroline B.
    Caroline BrossardOctober 8, 2015
    The special rolls are great! I love the island roll and the salmon one that's shaped like a flower. Very tasty!
  • Rose S.
    Rose SawyerSeptember 6, 2013
    Other then the wait staff being too busy at times to take your order..... the place is fabulous!
  • Cathy B.
    Cathy BApril 26, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    island roll. cruncy roll. rock and rocll. lambada roll. hella hot. lion king. their tuna salad is also good. and for dessert, vanilla and coffee mochi ice cream.
  • Alex K.
    Alex KimSeptember 24, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    Decent sushi for a decent price. I'm saying that satisfied. Don't mind a little wait for a table because of this view though.
  • George D.
    George DyFebruary 16, 2015
    A staple for Bay Area sushi goers. Not the freshest fish you'll ever eat, but great for groups and generous portions.
  • Suzi W.
    Suzi WattsNovember 8, 2013
    Lion King roll and an Alameda roll. They are fantastic and you won't find them anywhere else that are even half as good.
  • manni p.
    manni pradittJune 12, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    Walk in and immediately put your name down on the waiting list. It is cut throat here and ppl may cut you.
  • Caroline B.
    Caroline BrossardOctober 8, 2015
    The special rolls are great! I like the Island roll and the cherry blossom!
  • jennifer h.
    jennifer hanJuly 26, 2011
    most of the rolls are delicious but my favorite is the island roll. that little slice of lemon on top changes everything.
  • Aila S.
    Aila SmithMay 24, 2013
    If you dont eat seafood, the chicken teriyaki is great and so is the green tea ice cream 👍💚🍱
  • 👑AmmBurrr✨
    👑AmmBurrr✨May 16, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    Love the Power & Raiders Roll... the service, not so much. Always opt for takeout!
  • Jeremy M.
    Jeremy MillerApril 10, 2013
    Service is wanting. Best way to get napkins is to skip the waitresses and just ask the sushi chefs.
  • Gizelle Q.
    Gizelle QuintoJanuary 7, 2011
    I LOVE the house salad dressing!!! I would still ask for a it in a sidedish... If only they didn't charge for it...
  • Jana T.
    Great service, good sushi. Huge portions and reasonable prices.
  • Jonathan F.
    Jonathan FlemingFebruary 5, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    Island roll is great and the local team raiders roll, 49ers roll and A's roll are good
  • Pacific Union
    Pacific UnionOctober 2, 2012
    This place is definitely worth the wait. We love the bay scallops!
  • Christine L.
    Christine LeeFebruary 18, 2014
    Solid menu. Be prepared for wait times on the weekend
  • Kelly W.
    Kelly WongJune 17, 2014
    One of the more decent sushi places around the area for the price
  • PJ O.
    PJ OpleJanuary 29, 2010
    Been here 10+ times
    Maybe not the best quality fish but always tasty and huge rolls. Got food to go and it tipped over in the car and oh man did it smell good. -1 for to-go stacking or maybe my driving, +10 yummy sushi!
  • Peter L.
    Peter LauApril 18, 2011
    Been here 50+ times
    The bay scallop roll, spicy tuna, crunchy roll! So many great choices!
  • Vladimir B.
    Vladimir BaryshnikovFebruary 15, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    Usually we take CA Deluxe, Lion King, Orange Blossom and Cherry Blossom :)
  • Ro
    RoAugust 22, 2011
    Always great food, usually terrible service. But a fabulous view regardless of all. Read more
  • Niña 🌺
    Niña 🌺August 29, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    Come for early dinner to avoid the crowd.
  • Anna M.
    Anna MoraledaMarch 5, 2012
    They have one of the best vegetarian options in the bay!
  • Kimberly R.
    Kimberly RobertsFebruary 22, 2012
    wonderful place. the sake sampler is a good way to start!
  • Robert A.
    Robert AlquilleraOctober 17, 2010
    Island Roll is my favorite. Make sure to ask for Unagi Sauce!
  • Christy L.
    Christy LeMay 8, 2010
    Rolls here are pretty big and inexpensive. The place gets crowded really quickly so be prepared to wait!
  • Chris G.
    Chris GatApril 15, 2010
    This spot is crazy crowded in the evening and the sushi is ok. Just don't be standing around outside when it's low-tide....lol Read more
  • Vladimir B.
    Vladimir BaryshnikovFebruary 15, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    California Delux. Best of the cheapest one's.
  • Nancy L.
    Nancy LiDecember 21, 2012
    Big groups usually sit outside at the patio but at least there's a heater !
  • Jasmin L.
    Jasmin LSeptember 26, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    All the sushi rolls you get will be huge.
  • Alexalyne C.
    Alexalyne CosasApril 26, 2015
    The only place I'll order sashimi and it hasn't disappointed me ♡
  • Sheryll S.
    Lion king and island roll is the best👍
  • Tiffany Michelle L.
    Tiffany Michelle LeberJanuary 20, 2014
    They took a while to take our order when it was hardly anyone in here 15-20minutes then a while to bring the food was here 2 hours.
  • Omid S.
    Omid SediqiDecember 29, 2015
    We celebrated a birthday there was 8-9 of us and 5 of us got for poisoning.. and everyone had different meals not the same meals.. ford tasted good but didn't i wouldn't take a risk anymore
  • Peter L.
    Peter LauSeptember 11, 2011
    Been here 50+ times
    Do yourself a favor and order take out instead. Especially Friday and Saturday nights.
  • Charlie S.
    Charlie SaraspiOctober 15, 2011
    Ladies, watch your stuff when you are seated. You might end up having your cell phone stolen.
  • Mikel C.
    Mikel CalderonNovember 3, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    Nothing beats a cold Sapporo to wash down all this great sushi
  • Elaine Y.
    Elaine YiuJune 26, 2011
    Reservation or bar. Otherwise, be prepare to wait.
  • Garry T.
    Garry TanDecember 30, 2014
    Bay scallop roll. Must have.
  • Foodspotting
    FoodspottingDecember 21, 2010
    Try the Mixed Sushi And Spicy Tuna Roll
  • Jessica K.
    Jessica KinlundJanuary 18, 2010
    Delicious and always fresh! Be prepared to eat your weight in sushi.
  • Brian S.
    Brian SakhujaJuly 12, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    AT&T service is a bit spotty inside
    Upvoted Aug 10
  • EastBayLoop K.
    Sake Samplers are so good.....:)
  • T.J. P.
    T.J. PerezNovember 22, 2010
    Been here 5+ times
    Don't know what to order? Lion King Roll is a safe bet.
  • Jason L.
    Jason LiangJanuary 1, 2012
    Lion King Roll melts in your mouth!
  • Nikita R.
    Nikita ReznikOctober 25, 2013
    Great chirashi.
  • Katie M.
    Katie MillerAugust 18, 2015
    HUGE rolls. The 49er was fantastic.
  • Maria R.
    Maria RodriguezNovember 9, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    The Lambada Roll is soooooo good!!
  • lydie t.
    lydie thomasJanuary 5, 2010
    Always crowded. Try to go before 11. Lion King and Veggie out sushis are must-ordered. Read more
  • Charlie S.
    Charlie SaraspiAugust 8, 2011
    Watch your belongings while you're here. Your phone might get jacked.
  • Steven M.
    Steven McCueMarch 16, 2012
    Been here 25+ times
    Hella hot is a must have.
  • Lali B.
    Lali BearDecember 22, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    Orange blossom & lion king
  • Paul H.
    Paul HorneJune 14, 2009
    Go to Sushi House and order the hamachi app or lunch specials. Super fresh and affordable.
  • robin e.
    robin eusebioMay 11, 2013
    Terrible service, especially if you're seated in the patio. The hostess told us the inside tables are a higher priority.
  • Nino P.
    Nino PanesSeptember 2, 2015
    Lion King Roll
  • Kevin L.
    Kevin LeungMarch 13, 2010
    If you get one thing, please let it be the baked bay scallop roll.
  • Joshua B.
    Joshua BerkNovember 14, 2015
    Sake Sampler!
  • Sarah P.
    Sarah PulizzanoJune 5, 2013
    This place has the worst service ever. But the food is delicious.
  • Olivia O.
    Olivia O.January 25, 2016
    A lot of options.
  • Jane T.
    Jane TuJanuary 5, 2011
    Been here 25+ times
    Ichiban and Hella Hot. Get it.
  • Kara
    KaraAugust 15, 2012
    Don't go by yourself for lunch they will pretend you don't exist and not help you after you are served no tea refills no hows your meal. Grr
  • Vie G.
    Vie GraceMay 27
    Staffs are mean! Hostess and waitress are rude.
  • clogozm
    clogozmFebruary 13, 2011
    Prepare to be ignored if you sit in the patio area.
  • Edwin L.
    Edwin LauDecember 12, 2011
    Very fresh ... Service is okay .
  • Jason H.
    Jason HowardFebruary 11, 2011
    The Power roll is da bomb
  • Stacey W.
    Stacey WongApril 27, 2010
    Been here 25+ times
    lion king, island roll, crispy roll, crunchy roll my usual.
  • Foodspotting
    FoodspottingDecember 21, 2010
    Try the Sashimi
  • Danny N.
    Danny NguyenFebruary 7, 2011
    Get the sushi!
  • tommy c.
    tommy cuellarAugust 25, 2010
    they have real chu-hi!! :D
  • Will
    WillJuly 6, 2010
    Been here 5+ times
    Laugh at people who thinks the fish is not only subpar.
  • joanne
    joanneFebruary 8, 2010
    consistently slow, tasteless flaccid sloppily sliced fish, and even dry, hard rice. avoid unless you're a highschooler. or even if you are.
  • Sarita G.
    Sarita GabatoFebruary 14, 2011
    Horrible service every time. Food is meh. I don't know why I even bother anymore.
  • Martin B.
    Bad food, bad service, bad environment
  • Uzura S.
    Uzura SuzukiNovember 23, 2011
    いつも混んでます。日本食のファミレスといったところ。料理のアイテムは全て1.5倍の大きさ。にぎり寿司焼き鳥がとにかく大きい。また寿司定食っぽいのを頼むと驚くなかれ、寿司のほかに茶碗にご飯がやってくる。どうなってるんだアメリカ。素材は新鮮、メニューも日本人にとっては新鮮。バーベキューみたいな焼き鳥はたれが甘すぎるかな。
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