We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
The latest reviews. The lowest prices. The perfect place to shop for hotels.

Blowfish Sushi to Die For

$$ - $$$
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
San Jose, CA (Stevens Creek & Winchester)
17:00 - 22:30
11:30 - 14:30
Closed now
See all hours
Sun 11:30 - 22:30
Mon - Thu 17:00 - 22:30
Mon - Fri 11:30 - 14:30
Fri 17:00 - 00:00
Sat 11:30 - 00:00
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review

20 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Showing 19: English reviews
Nashville, Tennessee, United States
Level Contributor
27 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2014

This is a seriously good restaurant despite coming off like a Hard Rock. At first glance the waitstaff may seem to belong in a Hooters rather than a serious sushi place but they know their stuff and are friendly and nice. Our waitress was really exceptional. Oh, and the sushi is sublime. As a resident of a land-locked locale I... More 

Thank LizzieHeff
Palo Alto, CA
Level Contributor
102 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 May 2014

Great Sushi in a hip atmosphere on Santana Row. Great ambiance & greater prices for cutting edge sushi. Delicious, fun & pricey. Par for the course at Santana Row.

Thank janisw
San Jose, California
Level Contributor
69 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 May 2014

The food is exceptional, but the BAR has very unique drinks and the service at the Bar, (ask for Carlos!) is bar none to excellence! Sake is a must when visiting Blowfish. The music keeps you in step with the beat at the Row.

Thank Graciela G
Los Angeles, California
Level Contributor
57 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 February 2014 via mobile

We love blowfish in SF. While this restaurant may share name and concept it's not the same. Good food but if you want great go to SF location.

Thank jvabalos50
Santa Clara, California, United States
Level Contributor
95 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 July 2013

Haven't eaten here but the choice of interesting drinks makes it a fun place to take your visitors. Ambiance quite good.

Thank James68_13
San Jose
Level Contributor
5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 February 2013

Blowfish Sushi.. has a quite pleasant atmosphere.. you are not rished.. you feel special and somewhat private.. the staff is more than cordial.. the menu... if you want Sushi OF any kind,, it's here.. presented in a very inviting manner.. Enjoy.. the low dimmed dining room is reministant of a truly fine dining establishment.. make yourself and your dinner partner... More 

Thank LuSicilianu
Level Contributor
37 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2012

Great sushi, very busy even for a Tuesday nite. Very dark inside. Ordere 3 rolls to share with 3 of us and that was plenty.

Thank foofoome
Level Contributor
65 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2012

The ambience and good food make this a great place to hang out with friends. Try the hot sake, it is good! Ask the waiters about the Blowfish history.

Thank BFK15
San Jose, California
Level Contributor
150 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2012

The bar is a nice place to drop by for a Sake Bomb. The restaurant is, like others say, noisy with rave and house music pumping all day/night and ti is pricey. The decoration is modern, dark, black with Anime art and the menu is interesting. The problem: the food has gotten iffy over the years. It used to be... More 

Thank CaliforniaBrad
Austin, Texas
Level Contributor
70 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2012

Any time you walk into a Sushi place and it smells fishy, that's a bad sign. In general this place is way over priced, produces mediocre sushi, can be sketchy from a service standpoint and generally has little to offer other than proximity to the Hotel Valencia.

Thank Ted P

Travellers who viewed Blowfish Sushi to Die For also viewed


Been to Blowfish Sushi to Die For? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$30 - US$50
Japanese, Sushi, Seafood, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Business meetings
Open Hours
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:30
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:30
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:30
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:30
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: San Jose, CA
    (Stevens Creek & Winchester)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Jose

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Blowfish Sushi to Die For staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?