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925 El Camino Real, Menlo Park, CA 94025-4809
+1 650-325-0444
17:00 - 22:00
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Mon - Fri 11:30 - 14:00
Mon - Sat 17:00 - 22:00
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88 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017

The SF Peninsula is crammed with numerous sushi spots all competing to be the latest trendy hot spot. Akasaka is not one of them. They have been serving reliably fresh sushi and other Japanese favorites for years. The food is consistently average aimed at a very knowledgeable cliental that sometimes just want a solid meal and not a high toot... More 

Thank Calistoga Grower
Boulder, Colorado
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163 reviews
145 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 February 2017

I wasn't sure what to expect of this place when I walked in. I went for lunch and had the deluxe sushi plate and a bowl of seaweed salad. The sushi was pretty good, a few little harder chewy bits on a piece or two. Sushi rice was fine. Seaweed salad was all right, maybe needed some more seasoning. Overall... More 

Thank Virgil_Boulder
Menlo Park, California
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137 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 245 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 November 2016

We ate at Akasaka in Nov 2016 on a Friday evening, around 7:30pm. The restaurant wasn't crowded. It is reasonably-priced and ideal for small groups. The sushi was very fresh, we had maki, salmon and unagi rolls, shrimp tempura (from the appetizer menu) and saba shioyaki - all were excellent. The Agedashi tofu was so-so. The waitstaff were very friendly... More 

Thank EvanL
London, United Kingdom
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156 reviews
130 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

Of course the meat dishes are very good as expected of Korean owners, but the sushi is very nice and very fresh. The chefs seem passionate about their job and very welcoming. Not Zuma. Not Tokyo. But also not expensive. Given the proximity to Stanford there are, as might be expected, all the main Japanese beers in large format.

Thank Dane94306
Benicia, California
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36 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 July 2016

Excellent sushi, amazing staff (they are full bore at all times) reasonable pricing and nice atmosphere!

Thank pdrdirector
Redwood City, California
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21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 July 2016 via mobile

Beautiful food comfortable atmosphere. Staff was warm and helpful. I had a sashimi salad and miso soup. Delicious and an excellent portion for lunch.

Thank betsyaroo
San Francisco, California
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167 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 June 2016 via mobile

Alaska is small with limited staff. But we had lunch here and I would recommend it. The Bento Box I ordered came with green tea, Miso Soup. The box itself had a nice cold crisp salad and the salmon teriyaki was moist and adequate size. The sashimi was 4 pieces. We also ordered a sashimi platter with 12 pieces and... More 

Thank Samosababa
San Francisco Bay Area
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106 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 June 2016

A local's favorite sushi bar and restaurant. I know a family that goes there every Tuesday night - EVERY Tuesday night. It's pretty darn good.

Thank Elizabeth247
San Francisco, California
1 review
Reviewed 3 December 2015 via mobile

Not amazing, but definitely good. Friendly service. No complaints. A little on the expensive side of things, for lunch.

Thank flegtrip
Cupertino, California
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21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 April 2015

Fresh fish, wonderful hospitality and the green tea ice cream is a must! A relaxed comfortable atmosphere with friendly service. I eat here often bringing family and friends- a go to frequent restaurant on my list of favorites. Love their Dynamite roll!

Thank SageTraveler1

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Reservations, Waitstaff
Good for
Open Hours
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 925 El Camino Real, Menlo Park, CA 94025-4809
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Menlo Park
  • Phone Number: +1 650-325-0444

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