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Samurai Blue Sushi & Sake Bar

) #115 of 1,906 Restaurants in Tampa $$ - $$$ Japanese, Sushi, Asian
1600 E 8th Ave Ste C208, Tampa, FL 33605-3740
+1 813-242-6688
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good27%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“sushi” (79 reviews)
“yellowtail” (5 reviews)
“miso soup” (6 reviews)
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Japanese, Sushi, Asian
$$ - $$$
1600 E 8th Ave Ste C208, Tampa, FL 33605-3740
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1 - 10 of 141 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

First off, the restaurant is in an old building, total historic Ybor! We loved it! I don't know what these rolls were called, but they were delicious! We also had the Vegetable Tempura and then Fried Ice cream for dessert. AMAZING! Our waitress was fantastic....More

Thank Maggie B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went with my wife and another couple and we had a very good time. The food and drinks were not memorable but still good (I would rate it 8 out of 10) and prices are decent. The place is a former tobacco factory with tall...More

Thank elopezvi
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The food is delicious, great menu, with plenty of options. The service is good, and the environment is awesome. Good experience!

Thank Lah_Ssantos
Reviewed 12 April 2017

Not your typical Sushi restaurant, different 4 story look inside, with bar and sushi bar. Food was good and service was excellent . Drinks were good too.

Thank Ann M
Reviewed 26 March 2017

Trendy loft complete with brick interior invites you into very comfortable atmosphere. Friendly, competent staff will interact and suggest dishes if asked. Fresh, delicious food presented nicely.

Thank Stephen A
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

I sat at the sushi bar at Samurai which is right in the middle of the Ybor action. It was a lively scene for a Friday night so reservations are recommended. I dined at the sushi bar and had miso soup, a delicious yellowtail/jalapeño/citrus roll...More

Thank angseig
Reviewed 2 March 2017

This was not my first visit to Samurai Blue and likely not my last. Service at the sushi counter is much better than a booth or table. On my last visit on March 1st, my party of two was seated and then an uncomfortable long...More

Thank Angel R
Reviewed 22 February 2017 via mobile

When I walked into this place I was immediately blown away by the high ceilings and architectural details. The service was decent and the food was a nice surprise as well. I will definitely return!

Thank Ingrida619
Reviewed 14 February 2017

We really enjoyed our dinner here while in town. The sushi was very fresh, the service was really good and just loved the atmosphere of this (at least) 3 story high restaurant. The ceilings went on forever!

Thank skoeper
Reviewed 12 February 2017

One of my favorite Sushi Restaurants in Tampa Bay - especially now because I can walk to it for lunch. It's simple order (for 2): Wakame Salad - Summer of Love Roll - Spontaneous Combustion Roll - Crunchy Spicy Tuna Roll - Tsubugai and your...More

Thank Luvzog
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$21 - US$30
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
11:30 - 14:00
11:30 - 14:00
11:30 - 14:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1600 E 8th Ave Ste C208, Tampa, FL 33605-3740
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Tampa>  > Historic Ybor
  • Neighbourhood: Historic Ybor
  • Phone Number: +1 813-242-6688
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