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Gintei

235 El Camino Real, San Bruno, CA 94066-4838
+1 650-636-4135
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Overview
  • Excellent53%
  • Very good20%
  • Average24%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“omakase” (5 reviews)
“sashimi” (6 reviews)
“truffle” (2 reviews)
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CUISINES
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
PRICE
€€ - €€€
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LOCATION
235 El Camino Real, San Bruno, CA 94066-4838
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1 - 10 of 27 reviews

Reviewed 17 August 2018 via mobile

Tried $50 Omakase, half a dozen fresh oysters and a bottle of Kyoto beer and absolutley loved it!! This place will be my routine dinner place before catching my late night flight

Thank Jihnwoo K
Reviewed 11 August 2018 via mobile

Wonderful, authentic sushi. A warm, welcoming staff and small, meticulous space. (Not great parking but el Camino will do). Excellent sushi, wonderful hamachi Kama and chicken karage and tempura. Great wakame salad and edamame. It’s a very special place. Pricey but totally worth it.

Thank emc8760
Reviewed 23 July 2018 via mobile

We discovered this Japanese restaurant by accident when staying closeby overnight. What a happy accident! It was busy, with almost all Japanese American customers but they found space for us. Food and service were excellent, certainly as good as in Japan. Excellent value and very...More

Thank Dorothy J
Reviewed 31 May 2018

We just went to Gintei for dinner. We ordered Hamachi Sushi, Sake Sushi, Agi Sushi, Unagi Sushi & Saba Shio. The sushi were well presented and fresh. The Saba Shio was tasteless, believe the chef has forgotten to put in salt. A bit pricey.

Thank freddietsang
Reviewed 14 May 2018

I must say the worst restaurant I've ever been to. The manager, Asian guy with dyed blonde hair, is the rudest most incompetent and inappropriate person I've ever come across . After insulting my wife and kids on Mother's Day for being 10 minutes late...More

Thank royster367
Reviewed 24 January 2018 via mobile

Lovely little place, filled with Japanese! It was delicious and reasonably priced. Great service, tasty.

Thank Maria V
Reviewed 21 December 2017 via mobile

Fish is flown in from Japan and around the world. We didn’t go for the omakase but had a flight of salmon and hamachi, excellent! I also had a roll which was full of crab and fresh sashimi on top. The tempura was so crisp...More

Thank JBR888
Reviewed 12 May 2017

My family went here to celebrate a friends birthday. The place was pretty full but it still was a nice quiet atmosphere. Very kid friendly as well. You can watch the Sushi Chef's create the food right in front of you. The fish is extremely...More

Thank myab672016
Reviewed 7 April 2017

Family sushi dinner at a new spot. Very beautifully presented sashimi and rolls. Beer and a wider selection of sake and specials on the board. Very nice decor and service was impeccable. Sashimi was so fresh and so tasty. Rainbow rolls and roll topped with...More

Thank travelagentreplies
Reviewed 29 March 2017 via mobile

We had lunch at Gintei and enjoyed omakase sashimi and truffle grilled wagyu beef. Good service. Fish was perfectly prepared and high quality. Wagyu had no hint of truffle and was just ok. Prices however were quite high considering its location/ambiance and the competition.

Thank JVDZ7
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Monday
17:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 22:00
Thursday
17:00 - 23:00
Friday
17:00 - 23:00
Saturday
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 235 El Camino Real, San Bruno, CA 94066-4838
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Bruno
  • Phone Number: +1 650-636-4135
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