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Kuma Ani Japanese Restaurant

287 New Scotland Ave, Albany, NY 12242
+1 518-487-4752
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  • Excellent82%
  • Very good11%
  • Average7%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“sushi” (20 reviews)
“bento box” (2 reviews)
“chicken katsu” (2 reviews)
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Japanese, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
287 New Scotland Ave, Albany, NY 12242
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We ventured there for lunch & even though their "all you can eat" Sushi lunch is touted, we opted for other selections. My husband is a Sashimi eater, not Sushi. I had the Negamaki which was very flavorful & my husband had a 9pc. Sashimi...More

Thank Aud542
Reviewed 31 July 2017

On a trip from the New York City area to the Adirondacks, this restaurant seemed like a good halfway stop for lunch. The "Any 3 rolls for $11" for lunch for my wife (Eel and Cucumber, Spicy Salmon, and Peanut Avocado), and my $9.95 Bento...More

Thank Andrew K
Reviewed 22 July 2017

I went here once for lunch with a friend. I had the Udon Noodles (great) and she had the sushi. I tried some and was underwhelmed. It was good, but I've had better elsewhere.

Thank globaltraveller44
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

When I think of all you can eat sushi, I generally think lower quality. Not so at Kuma Ani! The sushi is fresh, tasty, beautifully presented and generous. Good salads too!

Thank Deborah F
Reviewed 4 June 2017

On a recent trip to Albany, I ate at their food court and food, service and quality were abundantly there. I chose one of my Asian favorites. I'd walked around the food court, and headed towards the sushi. Too often, some restaurants local to me...More

Thank John K
Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

Friendly staff people, good atmosphere and good fish. They could definitely do without the colored LED lights decorating some of the dishes, however. It makes things seem a bit tacky. Liked the long wooden benches with little throw pillows. Very good shrimp tempura, and yellowtail....More

Thank Randy S
Reviewed 19 March 2017

We recently met friends at Kuma Ani for dinner and had another wonderful meal. The $21 sushi special is really a good deal. This is as good as anything you will find in New York City. The staff is very friendly and we always love...More

Thank Bourlingueur60
Reviewed 4 February 2017

This is one of our favorite Albany restaurants. The cooks and servers are professional and very nice. We are regulars and the wait staff have our favorites memorized so it feels very homey to visit. Child-friendly and foodie-friendly. What more can you want!

Thank Avi W
Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

First time here....had the $15 all you can eat sushi lunch sitting at the bar. Excellent quality (and of course quantity). For the price they excluded some of the more expensive fish, such as yellowtail, which is understandable. A good selection of non-sushi appetizers such...More

Thank Traveler65
Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

So happy we found this place. My husband and I love to try new foods and sushi can be pricey. The food is always fresh and delicious.

Thank Italianvacation2014
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Restaurant Details

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Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
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Open Hours
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 287 New Scotland Ave, Albany, NY 12242
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Albany
  • Phone Number: +1 518-487-4752
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