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Shumi

S Doughty Ave, Somerville, NJ
+1 908-526-8596
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Overview
  • Excellent64%
  • Very good20%
  • Average8%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“ramen” (4 reviews)
“omakase” (4 reviews)
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CUISINES
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
PRICE
€€ - €€€
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Food
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LOCATION
S Doughty Ave, Somerville, NJ
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1 - 10 of 48 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

I've been eating here more than 25 years. I can't add much to what Zagat and the New York Times have said about this place. This is the best sushi in central Jersey. It should be better known, but is tucked away on a side...More

Thank Richard E
Reviewed 14 September 2018 via mobile

A i Sushi, formerly Shumi, offers outstanding sushi & sashimi to lovers of Japanese cuisine. The fish is very fresh with many varieties, and the rolls are uniquely and creatively presented. We often order what we think we be a complete dinner, and wind up...More

Thank Trish77256
Reviewed 12 April 2018 via mobile

last weekend , we decided to check out this highly reviewed restaurant. I had really high hopes for this restaurant and I was excited to try because this is close to home. My review is based on three dishes which I had multiple times. We...More

1  Thank Tia S
Reviewed 9 April 2018

The title says it all. We read about this little place and heard it was very good. Ike is an excellent sushi chef and really knows what he's doing. Because of the location, and limited clientele, there is a very limited assortment of fish. He...More

Thank Sockster
Reviewed 19 November 2017 via mobile

This is two restaurants. Sit at a table and order from the menu, it is a better than average Japanese restaurant. Sit at the bar, ask for Omakase, or ask what is special, order that, and it is the best Sushi bar in NJ, and...More

1  Thank Grant P
Reviewed 5 April 2017

This is a high quality traditional Sushi restaurant, here in the same place since the late '80's, one owner. I have been coming to this restaurant since 1990, for comparison I have eaten in many many other Japanese places in NJ, NYC, and across the...More

1  Thank Grant P
Reviewed 14 February 2017

This is a modest facility in a hidden corner of Somerville that serves the very best sushi, sashimi and other Japanese dishes. An overlooked treasure, and very highly recommended.

1  Thank danmatyola
Reviewed 6 February 2017

thanks all you reviewers, otherwise we never ever never would have found this place. hidden inside a professional building. the sushi was fresh and the service was pleasant. avoid the lines of that other place and head here.

1  Thank gg99
Reviewed 13 January 2017 via mobile

The sushi at this restaurant is excellent. They servide the most amazing dishes . The chef keeps delivering interesting combination of the freshest seafood and beyond to his customers.

2  Thank Pamela M
Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

I really enjoyed this restaurant. I took a friend there after reading positive reviews. The only issue really is the actually finding the restaurant and parking. The restaurant is inside a larger building. The parking lot is also shared with other local businesses and can...More

2  Thank sunandfun420
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MICHJOHN2
10 June 2016|
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Response from MsVonda | Reviewed this property |
I believe you can but it is always possible they changed their terms so best to call and ask. It is really very good and it is a BYOB. They will store a bottle of sake or plum wine for you if you would like...
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$25
Cuisine
Meals
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
Saturday
17:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: S Doughty Ave, Somerville, NJ
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Somerville
  • Phone Number: +1 908-526-8596
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