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Samurai Sushi

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$$ - $$$
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Plaza Itscatzu local 112, Escazu 506, Costa Rica
+506 2288 0202
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Costa Rica
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I frequent this restaurant. The service is great and the food is good. One of the things I love about this place is how fast they dish the food up. Cozy and warm atmosphere; pleasant music. Fair value.

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Thank PabloS156
Upland, CA
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66 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 July 2016 via mobile

We were staying at the Courtyard in Escazu and looking for something within walking distance and saw this from our window. I was a little worried because reviews on this site were a mixed bag, but we decided it was worth trying. Friendly service, and delicious food! Part of our group had sushi, part had Teppanyaki and everyone thoroughly enjoyed... More 

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Thank whiningyapper
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 June 2016 via mobile

I ordered a rainbow roll for $16, I was so disgusted I pulled out a picture of a restaurant where I ate last week and showed it to the sushi chef and the waiter on how a Rainbow roll should be made . it was 99% rice and the fish they put on top was as thin as ginger and... More 

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Thank jodihartwell@sbcglobal.net
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 June 2016

Four of us visited the Teppanyaki section, overall we felt it was overpriced. One of our meals was too salty and another one too dry to eat. It was nothing memorable.

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Thank Prisci J
Chiriqui Province, Panama
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162 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 April 2016

Quite happy with the place. The food was good and the service was great. Met the owner and he was a very friendly person. enjoyed the tuna/salmon cracker appetizer the most. the sushi itself is as to be expected in Latin America. I would return.

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Thank Carltico
San Jose, Costa Rica
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2015

It is one of my favorite Japanese restaurant in town. It is divided into two sections of Teppanyaki (hibachi) and Hall (Sushi and Noodles). Although Teppanyaki was a little expensive, it was a full course from small appetizer to an amazing dessert. Roll and Sushi was great value for money. The portion was big and it was better than expected.... More 

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Costa Rica
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125 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2015 via mobile

Best teppanyaki in town! Great experience for family and friends to share a table and make your meal in front of you live!

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Thank Jlizanox
Tampa, Florida
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31 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2015

We speak little Spanish, so we often start with an English greeting. The waiter immediately signaled us to wait a moment, and got another waiter who spoke pretty much perfect English. We do not expect this when in Costa Rica, but it's a pleasure when we don't have to work very hard to make orders. We ordered steamed chicken dumplings... More 

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Thank Ryan C
San Jose, Costa Rica
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75 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2015 via mobile

I have to say, the restaurant has delicious rolls, but the service was record breaking. Only 4 tables (including ours) were occupied, the restaurant was practically empty, and it took them over 1 hour to bring us rolls. My friend had to cancel her order and they still tried to charge us her food. It was a mess. Waitresses were... More 

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San José, San Jose, Costa Rica
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23 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 July 2015 via mobile

We love Samurai, even if it is a bit expensive... The rolls are consistently delicious, clean and the service rocks. If you want fresh, tasty sushi you don't mind investing a few extra colones in, go for lunch/dinner here.

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Thank Jennifer P

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Plaza Itscatzu local 112, Escazu 506, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of San Jose  >  San Jose Metro  >  Escazu
  • Phone Number: +506 2288 0202

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