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Samurai Blue Sushi & Sake Bar

) #114 of 1,904 Restaurants in Tampa €€ - €€€ Japanese, Sushi, Asian
1600 E 8th Ave Ste C208, Tampa, FL 33605-3740
+1 813-242-6688
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good27%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“sushi” (79 reviews)
“yellowtail” (5 reviews)
“miso soup” (6 reviews)
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Japanese, Sushi, Asian
€€ - €€€
1600 E 8th Ave Ste C208, Tampa, FL 33605-3740
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Samurai Blue is a Sushi and Sake Bar located in the heart of Ybor City. It is located on the second floor at city center and is situated inside what resembles an older warehouse. The atmosphere is quaint with an open main floor with clear...More

Thank Ivy-CorporalHicks
Reviewed 3 days ago

Samurai Blue is in a gorgeous location on the second floor in Ybor City. Great sushi menu, but main course fell short. Atmosphere: Beautiful location with high ceilings. It is the perfect venue at Ybor City to fully indulge in Ybor’s charm. Seating is open,...More

Thank Ivy-Ripley
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Located in ybor city, a great old area of Tampa. Excellent service. Food was one of the best sushi we had ever had. We had the spicy roll, Key West tool, blue moon roll and Tokyo rock/rock. All were outstanding!

Thank Chris G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

First off, the restaurant is in an old building, total historic Ybor! We loved it! I don't know what these rolls were called, but they were delicious! We also had the Vegetable Tempura and then Fried Ice cream for dessert. AMAZING! Our waitress was fantastic....More

Thank Maggie B
Reviewed 17 June 2017 via mobile

Went with my wife and another couple and we had a very good time. The food and drinks were not memorable but still good (I would rate it 8 out of 10) and prices are decent. The place is a former tobacco factory with tall...More

Thank elopezvi
Reviewed 4 June 2017 via mobile

The food is delicious, great menu, with plenty of options. The service is good, and the environment is awesome. Good experience!

Thank Lah_Ssantos
Reviewed 12 April 2017

Not your typical Sushi restaurant, different 4 story look inside, with bar and sushi bar. Food was good and service was excellent . Drinks were good too.

Thank Ann M
Reviewed 26 March 2017

Trendy loft complete with brick interior invites you into very comfortable atmosphere. Friendly, competent staff will interact and suggest dishes if asked. Fresh, delicious food presented nicely.

Thank Stephen A
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

I sat at the sushi bar at Samurai which is right in the middle of the Ybor action. It was a lively scene for a Friday night so reservations are recommended. I dined at the sushi bar and had miso soup, a delicious yellowtail/jalapeño/citrus roll...More

Thank angseig
Reviewed 2 March 2017

This was not my first visit to Samurai Blue and likely not my last. Service at the sushi counter is much better than a booth or table. On my last visit on March 1st, my party of two was seated and then an uncomfortable long...More

Thank Angel R
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$21 - US$30
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Child-friendly
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
11:30 - 14:00
11:30 - 14:00
11:30 - 14:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1600 E 8th Ave Ste C208, Tampa, FL 33605-3740
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Tampa>  > Historic Ybor
  • Neighbourhood: Historic Ybor
  • Phone Number: +1 813-242-6688
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