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SanSai Japanese Grill

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350 S Lake Ave, Pasadena, CA 91101-3530
+1 626-683-0900
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11:00 - 21:30
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Mon - Fri 11:00 - 21:30
Sat - Sun 11:00 - 21:00
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Pasadena, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2015

Recently went with a small group and ordered a few dishes to share. Everything was delicious. Will go back soon and try more entrées.

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San Dimas, California
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 June 2015

Great service and great food. Visit every week for lunch. The salmon salad and spicy sashimi salad is excellent.

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So Cal
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2014

this is the place my "non-foodie" parents like to eat. The food is reasonable, and its teriyaki and other Japanese foods that people like. The food is here OK, nothing to write home about. I would preferably go somewhere else. I've been here several times, but last night was just another one that I never bothered to mention because there... More 

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Pasadena, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2013

We often visit the SanSai Japanese Grill restaurant on S. Lake Blvd, which is pretty close to our home. The chicken, steak, shrimp plates are nice and cheap.

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Pasadena, CA
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136 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2012

We've been stopping here for lunch or dinner for many years now. It is far more than a fast food restaurant as the menu selection is very large with a wide variety of rolls and other dishes. The prices are very reasonable. Always pay the extra dollar for the Sumi salad and/or the miso soup with your meal -- and... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2011

I often eat here or get take-out. The salads are very fresh and delicious, so are their sushi rolls. My favorite are the combination plate....everything from teriyaki chicken, beef, chicken, shrimp, to Udon soup, to noodle dishes. LOVE this place! Never had a bad experience here! There's plenty of seating and a huge parking lot is right outside. (Hint: you... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2008

healthy work-lunch place

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2008

Bad food

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Los Angeles, California
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2008

gross

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Pasadena
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 June 2007

I used to love this place for fast, healthy take-out with efficient and polite cashiers. But, they recently raised their prices. Ouch! Considering the food is not quite as good as it used to be, I'm looking for a new healhty fast-food place.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20
Cuisine
Sushi, Japanese
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:00 - 21:30
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:30
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:30
Thursday
11:00 - 21:30
Friday
11:00 - 21:30
Saturday
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 350 S Lake Ave, Pasadena, CA 91101-3530
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Pasadena
  • Phone Number: +1 626-683-0900

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