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Samurai Blue Sushi & Sake Bar

1600 E 8th Ave Ste C208, Tampa, FL 33605-3740
+1 813-242-6688
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good26%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“rainbow roll” (3 reviews)
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Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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1600 E 8th Ave Ste C208, Tampa, FL 33605-3740
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you visit Samurai, ask for Redren, he is the BEST waiter at Samurai. Efficient, professional, caring and he is very knowledgeable. Everything that he suggested was great! We visited Samurai for the very first time and we are looking forward to visit again. We...More

Thank Ivbp68
Reviewed 22 December 2017

Took a client for lunch and had an amazing experience. Samurai Blue offers some of the best sushi & specialty rolls that I've ever had with a cool, trendy atmosphere. Plus convenient parking nearby. I highly recommend you give them a visit if you love...More

Thank Chris K
Reviewed 6 October 2017 via mobile

Must try in Ybor City! Had the Tokyo Rock & Roll and Love Roll were the best! Great atmosphere and service! Great beer, wine, and sake list, too! We took the trolley from Marriott Tampa Waterside. Cheap fare!

Thank Chris E
Reviewed 23 September 2017

I truly hope you take the time to read this. I travel a lot for my job so eating out is something I do. However, I live in the Westchase area and my best friend, who is from out of town, was craving sushi. After...More

1  Thank Rica603
Reviewed 23 August 2017 via mobile

This is without any doubt the best Sushi Restaurant of central and west Florida!! We have been in so many Japanese restaurants and always being very frustrated at the end. But Samurai Sushi just amazed us!!

Thank danielacG7604CB
Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

We are here for an after work quick stop and we're pretty impressed. The appetizers were well prepared and came quick. The sushi was some of the best I have eaten. Service was great. Will go back!

Thank JodieBC
Reviewed 21 July 2017

Samurai Blue is a Sushi and Sake Bar located in the heart of Ybor City. It is located on the second floor at city center and is situated inside what resembles an older warehouse. The atmosphere is quaint with an open main floor with clear...More

Thank Ivy-CorporalHicks
Reviewed 21 July 2017

Samurai Blue is in a gorgeous location on the second floor in Ybor City. Great sushi menu, but main course fell short. Atmosphere: Beautiful location with high ceilings. It is the perfect venue at Ybor City to fully indulge in Ybor’s charm. Seating is open,...More

Thank Ivy-Ripley
Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

Located in ybor city, a great old area of Tampa. Excellent service. Food was one of the best sushi we had ever had. We had the spicy roll, Key West tool, blue moon roll and Tokyo rock/rock. All were outstanding!

Thank Chris G
Reviewed 23 June 2017 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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$21 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
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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