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The 9 Best Sushi Restaurants Near San Mateo

Updated: May 2, 2022

Do you love sashimi and temaki? Then you’ll love our picks for the best sushi spots in San Mateo. We analyzed the top blogs, restaurant review sites, and food publications to find the best sushi in San Mateo. Treat yourself to an omakase experience or grab a takeout of nigiri from these featured restaurants.

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Kaori Sushi & Sake Bar

Asian, $$, San MateoAsian, $$San Mateo, Twenty-Fifth Ave
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 3.5

DASH Japanese Tapas & Sushi

Japanese, $$, San MateoJapanese, $$San Mateo, Central Business District
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0

Furagu Sushi

Japanese, $$, San MateoJapanese, $$San Mateo, Twenty-Fifth Ave
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0

Fuji Sukiyaki

Asian, $$, San MateoAsian, $$San Mateo, Central Business District
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 4.0

Inshou Japanese Cuisine

Japanese, $$, San MateoJapanese, $$San Mateo, Los Prados
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 3.5

Shiki Japanese Restaurant

Japanese, $$, San MateoJapanese, $$San Mateo, Bay Meadows
Google: 4.0
Yelp: 3.0

If you travel further

Seiya Japanese Restaurant

Japanese, $$$, San CarlosJapanese, $$$San Carlos
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0
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Dozo Izakaya

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

Bashamichi Sushi

Japanese, $$, MillbraeJapanese, $$Millbrae
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5

How did we curate this list?

Selecting the right restaurant can be really difficult, especially when you would like to find a new one. We pored over ratings for 28808 restaurants on Yelp and Google, 3104661 restaurant reviews in San Mateo and 1901 top lists and articles. We paid extra attention to what Thrillist had to say, and applied our boam magic sauce. These spots 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 payment from the restaurants we show, so you can trust what you see. Don’t sleep on the restaurants in this list.

Most common questions

Wakuriya, Sushi Yoshizumi, and Sushi Sam's Edomata are the highest-rated sushi spots to get a quick lunch in San Mateo.

Sushi Sam's Edomata, Sushi Maruyama, and Kaori Sushi & Sake Bar are the highest-rated sushi spots for take-out in San Mateo.

There are 24 sushi spots in San Mateo.

Sushi Maruyama, Kaori Sushi & Sake Bar, and Truffle Butter Poke Bar are the highest-rated spots for sushi delivery in San Mateo.

Wakuriya, Sushi Yoshizumi, and DASH Japanese Tapas & Sushi are the highest-rated sushi spots that are good for a date night in San Mateo.

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