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Kumo Japanese Restaurant LLC

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218 Skiff St, Hamden, CT 06517-1004
+1 203-281-3166
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun 12:00 - 22:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Stonington, Connecticut
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Granted, Saturday night. Food was good, not brilliant, shrimp tasted old (like so many Japanese restaurants in or near New Haven), pan fried Gyoza just mush....service was brisk, inattentive, not really friendly. Why do we bother. It could actually be nice.

Thank Chudsy9
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17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016

Staff very knowledgeable about gluten free dining which is hard in an Asian restaurant. Waiter put other members of our parties food on the table and told my daughter, who is gluten free, you can't eat that. Very impressive

1 Thank TraceLF
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016 via mobile

Won't be back. Our waitress was extremely rude. I ordered an avocado salad. When it arrived there was roe on top (not described on the menu). I cannot eat fish so I nicely told the waitress. They just rinsed it off (I saw pieces of roe on the lettuce when it was brought back). Sushi rolls tasted average. I got... More 

Thank Krista D
Bethel, Maine, United States
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3 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

Great food. Very well prepared. I took my daughter to eat over Parents weekend at QU and we were pleasantly surprised.

Thank Tracyh71
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112 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2016

I wasn't particularly impressed. We went on a visit with family who live in Hamden and I expected to be wowed.

Thank thumper1
Milford, Connecticut
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32 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 July 2016

Looking from the outside, Kumo does not have great curb appeal. However, this is one of THE BEST hibachi / sushi locations I have been too!! Their rolls are fresh and hibachi is entertaining, while at the same time a nice enjoyable atmosphere for families, couples etc. I recommend Kumo to my family when they come to visit me! Keep... More 

Thank Elizabeth K
east coast
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102 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 March 2016 via mobile

I ordered a quick sushi bento box and additional roll. The rolls were good and the bento box was what I would expect. I think that the habachi might be a better bet. I did get a chance to look over the fish selection at the sushi bar. Everything appeared clean and fresh but the selection was pretty basic.

Thank climberchica
Key West, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 March 2016 via mobile

We have been traveling to Hamden and New Haven for business for a month now and Kumo is hands down the best spot we have found. Great food. Great service. Money well spent.

Thank Paul S
North Haven, Connecticut
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49 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 February 2016

We generally do the hibachi @ Kumo for special occasions and it never disappoints! My nephew loves the atmosphere and the fun he has with the chef who plays "food tricks" with him. Tonight we all ordered something different and everything was just perfect. Filet, chicken, shrimp and salmon, not to mention the fried rice and vegetables, perfectly grilled. None... More 

Thank Joanne B
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2016

I stopped by Kumo for a quick dinner. Co-workers had told me about the place, so I thought I would check it out. It was an early Monday evening, so it was quiet as I entered. I chose to sit at the sushi bar. The place is quite large with plenty of tables along with several hibachi dining areas. I... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Japanese, Asian, Sushi
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 218 Skiff St, Hamden, CT 06517-1004
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Hamden
  • Phone Number: +1 203-281-3166

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