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Sumo Japanese Hibachi Sushi

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2309 N Triphammer Rd, Ithaca, NY 14850-1060
+1 607-257-7777
11:30 - 15:30
16:30 - 22:00
Closed now
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Sun 12:30 - 22:00
Mon - Tue 16:30 - 22:00
Mon - Sat 11:30 - 15:30
Wed 16:30 - 10:00
Thu - Fri 16:30 - 22:00
Sat 16:30 - 23:00
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Newark Valley, New York
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016

Loved the Sushi! Sat at the Hibachi since 10 out of 12 were interested in Hibachi. Staff was pretty attentive, though a few errors were made. Waitress was extremely busy and seemed to be handling all the hibachi tables with two assistants that apparently needed to be told what to do. My husband & I both enjoyed the sushi and... More 

Thank 2ofus2016
finger lakes NY
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269 reviews
198 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 119 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016

We were in Ithaca for something else, and it was after noon, and suddenly we were hungry. We were heading towards the Triphammer shopping district anyway, so SUMO seemed like a place to go. (I'd seen signs on Rt 13 advertising it, figured it was worth a try). She ordered a salad and chirashi, I ordered miso soup and Yaki... More 

Thank chasinUpstateNewYork
New York
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152 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016

Don't get turned off by the mall location--once inside this place is actually kind of groovy. Service is excellent and bartender knows what she is doing. Reservations a good idea if on a busy weekend. Best thing is the sushi--I am very picky about my sushi/sashimi and I can say this was top notch fresh and well-cut fish. We shared... More 

Thank Knohanz
Hodge, Louisiana
1 review
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

If you like hibachi, you may give this a higher rating. I am not crazy about it, thus the rating of 3.

Thank Robin H
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17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

The décor was nice and it was clean. We were a little early for dinner... 4ish. There was only one other group in the place. We were seated and waited on in record time. Sushi was on the table in about 5 minutes. (4 rolls) Prices were average for sushi only we found the rolls a little bigger than normal... More 

Thank duke7911
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

I recently went here with friends and was sat somewhat quickly. There was few people dinning but the service was soo slow. The waiter hardly came to the table and most of the dinner someone's drink was out for quite a while. Although it took a really long time our group had very mixed feelings on all the sushi rolls... More 

Thank Melissa O
Cortland, New York
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30 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 June 2016

We made reservations for 8 people well in advance but waited 10 minutes to be seated...not a big deal but then we waited over 20 minutes just for a server to take a drink order. We tried to order our food at the same time we ordered the drinks but the server wouldn't let us. We all would have liked... More 

Thank larissatrueplumlee
Ithaca, New York, United States
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115 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 June 2016

We eat here often. My wife has ordered a variety of dishes, including sushi, and is usually quite pleased with what she orders. I always order the Chicken Katsu, as I am not a sushi person. The Chicken Katsu is quite tasty, and the portion size is reasonably large. It comes with a choice of soup or salad, and is... More 

Thank Andrew W
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 May 2016

We stumbled on this very nice Hibachi bar restaurant quite unexpected. This place is an excellent value and a show with the food. Very modern and contemporary, it is a great change of pace.

Thank Coffee4Paint
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128 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 March 2016 via mobile

We were looking for something different to eat and saw this restaurant was close to our hotel. We were first thinking about sushi or teriyaki, but did the hibachi dinner instead. It was very good - show and food as good as Benihana, had noodles in addition to fried rice, and was less expensive. Was a little hidden, but a... More 

Thank M K

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 15:30
16:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 15:30
16:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 15:30
16:30 - 10:00
11:30 - 15:30
16:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 15:30
16:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 15:30
16:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2309 N Triphammer Rd, Ithaca, NY 14850-1060
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Ithaca
  • Phone Number: +1 607-257-7777

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?