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Niwa Restaurant

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1 Camino Sobrante Ste 6, Orinda, CA 94563-2317
+1 925-254-1606
12:00 - 22:00
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Mon - Thu 16:30 - 21:30
Mon - Fri 11:00 - 14:30
Fri 16:30 - 22:00
Sat 12:00 - 22:00
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San Francisco, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 March 2017

This actually has good Chinese food too but the sushi is always good. It doesn't have a lot of atmosphere which makes it good for families.

Thank Linda M
Orinda, California
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71 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 May 2016

Took my son out to sushi here. Others are correct there is no real ambiance inside or out (located between a Great Clips and Starbucks). The fish was fresh but the sushi was average/uninspired. One of the sushi rolls we ordered the chef forgot the seaweed so the roll (rice rolled around crab) fell apart when you tried to eat... More 

Thank nametaken5
Wichita, Kansas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 January 2014 via mobile

If you want good sushi in Orinda, head to Niwa. The restaurant is lacking ambiance, but the food quality, taste and presentation is better than Serika or Yu Sushi. Moderately priced and family friendly.

1 Thank beza316
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Reviewed 23 August 2008

Strange but true, this little Chinese restaurant has a fabulous sushi bar with some of the best sushi I've ever had, and relatively inexpensive too.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    2 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    2 of 5 bubbles
Open Hours
11:00 - 14:30
16:30 - 21:30
11:00 - 14:30
16:30 - 21:30
11:00 - 14:30
16:30 - 21:30
11:00 - 14:30
16:30 - 21:30
11:00 - 14:30
16:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Camino Sobrante Ste 6, Orinda, CA 94563-2317
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orinda
  • Phone Number: +1 925-254-1606

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?