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Old Town Sushi

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100 S B St, San Mateo, CA
650-558-8969
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11:30 - 00:00
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Sun - Sat 11:30 - 00:00
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The Lunch Combination (Bento Box) offered a huge amount of food. I usually get the chicken teriyaki; you also pick which chicken teriyaki lunch combo like sushi with it or gyoza. the lunch also included soup, white rice, salad, and more. :)

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Thank angiepangie486
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58 reviews
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a heavily frequented sushi spot, especially for the Asian diners. It offers many different combinations of sushi, sashimi, and teriyaki selections. The serving size is generous and one would not leave the place still craving. It gets very busy during prime dining hours, especially on Fridays and Saturdays.

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Thank Bill F
Westport, Connecticut
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75 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Huge portions. The miso soup was delicious. My aunt loved the albacore. I had the seaweed salad, which was a huge mound for the price of a small lump.

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Thank seggerman
Sunnyvale, California
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176 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 April 2017

The Lunch Combination (Bento Box) offered a huge amount of food for $8.50 (price in April 2017). I had the chicken teriyaki. The teriyaki chicken was cooked just right and was flavorful. I liked it a lot; the lunch included soup, white rice, salad, Japanese rolls, and more. The wait staff was friendly and helpful. Old Town Sushi is located... More 

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Thank Robert H
Los Angeles, California
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35 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 March 2017

Almost a hole in the wall sushi place, authentic, no frills or froo-froo nonsense. This is not Nobu! Hungry sushi lovers will love this place. Be prepared to spend some time figuring out what you want on the large menu, but don't choose anything too exotic. Waiters are friendly, efficient, but very busy. Dinner for 2 hungry people was less... More 

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Thank johnpilot
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178 reviews
113 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

Tremendous portions can be expected here. They emphasize salmon and tuna heavily. Good reason to do. Their salmon chin appetizer grilled to perfection. Double salmon rolls yummy. The enormous number 1 rolls need two persons minimum to finish. Finally a new favorite, the mountain roll, deep fried tuna roll with spicy seaweed salad on top sends the heat !!!! You... More 

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Thank David O
Honolulu, Hawaii
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Reviewed 17 October 2016

Old Town Sushi is a very tiny restaurant, basically a hallway with tables. The food is quite good and the portions are very generous. No one in my party could finish their meal, doggie bags for everyone.

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Thank tom m
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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8 reviews
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Reviewed 22 May 2016 via mobile

Spectacular servings, too much food but I like too much!! Food was on point, yum and filling plus staff were friendly and accommodating. We had to wait for a table, they are that popular and more were waiting after us. This place gets two thumbs up from me!

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Thank Emily G
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9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 May 2016 via mobile

Went for lunch on a weekday. No queue and got seated immediately. We ordered a bento and a sushi plate. Both had generic servings. Very fresh. Found it amusing that the people manning the counter were Chinese (spoke Cantonese I believe) rather than Japanese. Overall a good place to eat Japanese food.

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Thank Ivan F
Atlanta, Georgia
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25 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 1 February 2016

The Nigiri sushi portions are generous. I had (4) 2-piece Nigiri selections as well as a San Francisco roll and a Philly roll - all good. Service was also good. My check (no alcohol) was about $40 with tip.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Japanese, Sushi
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 00:00
Monday
11:30 - 00:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 00:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 00:00
Thursday
11:30 - 00:00
Friday
11:30 - 00:00
Saturday
11:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 100 S B St, San Mateo, CA
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Mateo
  • Phone Number: 650-558-8969
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