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Kamakura Japanese Restaurant

135 N Santa Cruz Ave, Los Gatos, CA 95030-5918
+1 408-395-6650
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good35%
  • Average16%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible8%
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“lunch” (6 reviews)
“spider roll” (3 reviews)
“sushi” (13 reviews)
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Japanese, Sushi, Asian
$$ - $$$
135 N Santa Cruz Ave, Los Gatos, CA 95030-5918
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

the food is great as is the ambience and service. we tend to get the same few items but whenever we try something new, it's typically great.

Thank madonia
Reviewed 11 March 2018 via mobile

We celebrated grandma’s birthday today. Love the food here. It’s authentic and always constantly of excellent quality. The service is also always on point. I highly recommend Kamakura

Thank Elizabeth S
Reviewed 17 February 2018

Stopped here for lunch and was a bit disappointed. Even the basic roll (California Roll) was very dry and tasteless ... not sure why. Just really blah.

Thank cabearcat
Reviewed 7 February 2018

We've been going to this sushi place in Los Gatos for many many years. It is always reliably good; we have never had bad food or a bad experience. It can get busy on the weekends, so you should go early or get a reservation....More

Thank ClaireWilson36
Reviewed 10 January 2018 via mobile

We always ask for real crab. The rolls are absolutely fantastic: spider roll, Yummi roll, unagi nigiri and the CA roll with baked scallops, tobiko roll...very fresh and abundant!

Thank swimmerlosgatos
Reviewed 30 June 2017

We eat take out from here almost every week. The fish quality is very good and consistent, the best sushi in the area. However, the last couple times the rice was a mess, and falls apart when you pick up the sushi pieces. This is...More

Thank Mark G
Reviewed 19 April 2017

I went there with my son and some friends. The bento boxes were really good with lots of food. We ordered some extra rolls a bit overpriced).

Thank Eloy R
Reviewed 29 January 2017

We eat here almost every week, but usually do takeout since the restaurant itself is dated, and they like to rush you out. But the food is excellent.

Thank Mark G
Reviewed 19 October 2016

Our family stopped in here for a late lunch on a Saturday with another family (10 people total). The place was nearly empty, so the service was very responsive. The decor seems a bit odd, not particularly appealing (but not ugly, either). You get the...More

Thank Charles A
Reviewed 11 October 2016

My wife and I had a delightful bento lunch at Kamakura. The place is very nicely decorated and the staff is quite attentive. Standard fair Japanese menu althought it looked like they had a nice selection of sushi rolls.

Thank ColonelLarrySanJose
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 135 N Santa Cruz Ave, Los Gatos, CA 95030-5918
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Los Gatos
  • Phone Number: +1 408-395-6650
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