Sushi Sam's

Japanese, Sushi
$ $ $
218 E 3rd Ave (btw Ellsworth & B St)
San Mateo, CA 94401
(650) 344-0888
11:30am - 2:00pm
5:00pm - 10:00pm
11:30am - 2:00pm
5:00pm - 10:00pm
11:30am - 2:00pm
5:00pm - 10:00pm
11:30am - 2:00pm
5:00pm - 10:00pm
11:30am - 2:00pm
5:00pm - 10:00pm



  • The omakase sushi hasn't let me down yet.
  • Gotta love the service! Kelvin, Ken, Sam .... They all rock!
  • Baby Lobster from the Omakase
  • Order the omakase (chef's choice) sushi and you get a choice of the desserts with it. A nice surprise they didn't advertise.
  • try the seared toro
  • Copper River Salmon is in season... served at sushi sams!
  • Yummy yummy spicy scallop. Different. Instressing (sic).
  • Omakase sushi or sashimi. You can't go wrong with either!
  • Omakase + green tea tiramisu is the way to go
  • Try the green tea tiramisu!
  • Order off the white board cuz that's what's fresh!
  • For best experience, sit a sushi bar and ask for "omakase" service (chef's choice)!
  • Tell Sam "Sushi Sam is the best" in Japanese, and get a free nigiri of your choice on the house! I love this place!!!!
  • Omakase is one of the best I've had!!
  • Closed Sundays and Mondays!
  • sit at the bar. order the california roll & the dragon roll. YUM!
  • Asahi draft from japan now available! awesome!
  • Copper River salmon and spicy scallop nigiri were great. The Ankimo (monfish liver) and Zaru soba were also excellent!
  • sit at the bar and order the omakase!
  • Put yourself in the hands of the chef and get the omakase. Mind altering sushi experience.

Nearby places

320 2nd Ave (at Main St.)
138 Main St (btwn 1st & 2nd Ave)
255 E. 3rd Avenue, (at S B St)