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Harusame Japanese Cuisine

63 Academy St, South Orange, NJ 07079-1919
+1 973-762-4988
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good44%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible11%
12 Oct 2016
“Best sushi around”
5 Aug 2016
“A Nice Lunch”
Open Now
11:30 - 21:30All hours
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
$$ - $$$
63 Academy St, South Orange, NJ 07079-1919
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Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

Sushi is always fresh. The service is always friendly. Alaska roll and shrimp/avocado roll...... Yum!!!

Thank haymrsc
Reviewed 5 August 2016

we had a variety of dishes. edamame, teriyaki chicken, ribs, green tea ice cream. it all tasted pretty good. service was good. atmosphere relaxed. recommended.

Thank BuddhistNYC
Reviewed 27 April 2016

Our family loves sushi, and since Harusame is nearby, we often choose this nice little restaurant for our sushi dinners. Good quality for the reasonable prices, pleasant atmosphere and service.

Thank Mimmom24
Reviewed 20 April 2016

Great for lunch or a quiet dinner. Food is excellent, sushi is really fresh and cooked dishes are tasty. Atmosphere is really quiet though, but service is good and servers are helpful.

Thank Njbel
Reviewed 11 December 2015

This place is a long time staple in South Orange, though its' ownership has changed hands at least once. The decor is dark and dated. The sushi is fresh and reliably good. All you can eat option is available as well.

Thank Jim D
Reviewed 20 October 2015

I love the Combination Box, I get the Katsu and Salmon Teriyaki, and it comes with Miso Soup, a salad, and rice, as well as a California roll. For a dollar, upgrade the roll to a Spicy Tuna roll and you are set! never ate...More

Thank T H
Reviewed 8 September 2015

This is a gem of a restaurant in South Orange. It is nondescript, and hidden along a small strip mall on Academy St. We have been coming to this restaurant for the last 14 years, and have always found the food fresh and excellent. The...More

Thank billandzeny
Reviewed 1 June 2015

My family and I love Harusame for its fresh seafood, the quality ingredients, homemade sauces (I asked the staff about that), lovely plating, and especially the great service. We always feel welcome and are treated like special guests when we go there. One reviewer seemed...More

Thank LynnM137
Reviewed 17 January 2014

The restaurant has what we refer to as Groupon remorse. When you show up with a Groupon they treat you differently than other customers and limit what you can order. We have never seen it so bad as it was a Haruasme. When we told...More

1  Thank Brianccc
Reviewed 8 January 2014

Haru was bought or did some sort of switch and changed it's name to Harusame. Things are similar to how Haru was run and similar menu. A few things are better and the rolls have changed a bit. I liked it before and love it...More

Thank NancyC-VW
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Buffet, Wheelchair Accessible
Open Hours
15:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 22:30
12:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 63 Academy St, South Orange, NJ 07079-1919
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  South Orange
  • Phone Number: +1 973-762-4988
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