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Shumi - CLOSED

S Doughty Ave, Somerville, NJ
+1 908-526-8596
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good19%
  • Average7%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“omakase” (5 reviews)
“ramen” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours Closed
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
€€ - €€€
S Doughty Ave, Somerville, NJ
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1 - 10 of 49 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

We went yesterday and noticed a few changes in the decor and the absence of Ike !! After (+-) 25+ years he retired and the restaurant was taken over by Joy who has worked there for 13 years. Let me reassure the familiar crowd, the...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Axel8807
Reviewed 18 October 2018

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

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank S706REricharde
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

Date of visit: September 2018
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

Date of visit: March 2018
1  Thank TiaS750
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

Date of visit: April 2018
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

Date of visit: November 2017
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

Date of visit: April 2017
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.

Date of visit: November 2016
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.

Date of visit: February 2017
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.

Date of visit: January 2017
2  Thank pamelamE5069CZ
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$25 - US$25
Good for
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
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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