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The 8 Best Sushi Restaurants Near San Carlos

Updated: October 6, 2021

If you’re longing for sushi in San Carlos, this list of sensational sushi spots is just for you. We analyzed the top blogs, restaurant review sites, and food publications to find the best sushi in San Carlos. Wash down California and rainbow rolls with a fresh Asian beer at our favorite restaurants below.

Find the perfect restaurant

Seiya Japanese Restaurant

Japanese, $$$, San CarlosJapanese, $$$San Carlos
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0
  • Thrillist

    The Peninsula's 31 Best Restaurants

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Aya Sushi

Japanese, $$, San CarlosJapanese, $$San Carlos
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 3.5

Shiki Bistro

Japanese, $$, San CarlosJapanese, $$San Carlos
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 3.5

Sakura Teppanyaki and Sushi - San Carlos

Japanese, $$, San CarlosJapanese, $$San Carlos
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 3.5

If you travel further

Dozo Izakaya

Japanese, $$, Foster CityJapanese, $$Foster City, Pilgrim-Triton
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0

Kaori Sushi & Sake Bar

Japanese, $$, San MateoJapanese, $$San Mateo, Twenty-Fifth Ave
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 3.5

Kyosho

Japanese, $$$, Menlo ParkJapanese, $$$Menlo Park, Downtown Menlo Park
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.0

Ryoshin Sushi

Japanese, $$, BelmontJapanese, $$Belmont
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0

Why these restaurants?

Selecting the right restaurant can be really difficult, especially when you would like to find a new one. We used our boam magic powers to analyze 3104661 local restaurant reviews, Google and Yelp ratings for 28808 restaurants, and 1901 lists and articles from top sources like Thrillist. The spots that made the cut have been featured in Thrillist - The Peninsula's 31 Best Restaurants. We automatically update restaurants’ availability and services, so you can find a great meal no matter what. Our site gets no money for featuring restaurants in this list – everyone’s earned their place. Don’t sleep on the restaurants in this list.

Drink pairing tips

  • Vinho Verde Rose with your tempura prawn handroll

    When considering how to best enjoy your tempura prawn handroll, we would highlight how well a glass of Vinho Verde Rose complements the dish as it the carbonation will cut through heavier flavors of the batter.


  • The perfect match for your salmon nigiri

    Experts recommend pairing a salmon nigiri with a glass of Pinot Grigio, a popular white wine.

  • Pair Gruner Veltliner with rainbow roll

    Gruner Veltliner from Austria should be paired with some rainbow roll for a tasty experience. This white wine complements the food wonderfully.

Interesting facts

  • History lesson

    Do you like sushi? It was invented during 1700s in beautiful Japan.

  • Worth every penny?

    Chef Angelito Araneta Jr. made anigiri in 2010 that sold for p$1,978.

  • A day for sushi-lovers

    If it’s June 18, then you best not forget to grab a little sushi for International Sushi Day.

Parking info

Nobody likes to circle around the block looking for parking, especially if you’re hungry or in a rush. Finding parking doesn’t have to be a hassle any longer. Our partners at SpotHero offer a great digital parking reservation service, so you getting a parking spot is quick and easy.

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