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Camon Japanese Restaurant

1332 Assembly St, Columbia, SC 29201-3124
+1 803-254-5400
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Overview
  • Excellent60%
  • Very good26%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“nigiri” (3 reviews)
“sushi roll” (2 reviews)
“screen doors” (2 reviews)
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Japanese, Sushi, Asian
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LOCATION
1332 Assembly St, Columbia, SC 29201-3124
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1 - 10 of 25 reviews

Reviewed 3 May 2017

Absolute fave in Columbia Asian fare!!! For atmosphere, sushi and great Asian beer, this is the only place. Very dependable, clean and always aiming to wow you!!

Thank Tamra T
Reviewed 8 February 2017 via mobile

The food takes a while to get to you and the prices seem high with an average of about $10 per roll. However, my 5 star ranking is not a typo. This is hands down some of the best sushi I have ever had and...More

Thank JamesAWOL
Reviewed 14 December 2016 via mobile

First let me tell you that I worked for Miyos in college and I can attest that food is super fresh and super good. Until yesterday, Miyos was was my go to for sushi. Camon has stolen my heart! I loved the warm , casual...More

Thank Austine B
Reviewed 10 September 2016

This was one of the original sushi restaurants before the sushi craze. Its authentic and the owner is very nice man. I still love Camon after 20 years

Thank Panic1522
Reviewed 25 June 2016 via mobile

While on a weekend trip with my boyfriend, we stopped by Camon on a Saturday night for some sushi. We are regular sushi eaters in our hometown, as well as when we visit other towns, so we were excited to try Camon. From the location,...More

Thank Christine W
Reviewed 2 December 2015 via mobile

A little surprised that this restaurant has such good reviews. Fair to middling sushi at very expensive prices. Maybe Columbia's best sushi but not great in a broader context. $60 (inc tip) for a beer and a one-person sushi meal seems excessive for sushi that...More

Thank Chris P
Reviewed 25 April 2015 via mobile

I came here to celebrate my friend's birthday during an anime convention. When I got there, I was kinda worried since they weren't busy, and I'd figure during an anime convention, any Japanese restaurant within walking distance would be packed. The place is easy to...More

Thank Andi B
Reviewed 28 February 2015 via mobile

My wife and I have been coming here for 5 years now and it's always great... we used to come 1-2 times a week when we lived close but still come from Blythewood almost every week. We learned to eat sushi here starting with the...More

Thank usmcscar
Reviewed 11 January 2015

This place is reminiscent of the authentic Japanese Sushi bars you hear about from Japan- less about decoration and all about food. Open for 30 years, the chef has it down. He opened and has kept going in the same place ever since. We sat...More

Thank sctraveler03
Reviewed 27 December 2014

Wanted to spare the cooks from another day over the stove and also have something a bit lighter for dinner after a very heavy meal on Christmas Day. Camon did not disappoint. As I said in a previous review, Camon is not the first Japanese...More

Thank David R
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
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Cuisine
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Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Reservations, Waitstaff
Open Hours
Tuesday
17:00 - 21:15
Wednesday
17:00 - 21:15
Thursday
17:00 - 21:15
Friday
17:00 - 21:15
Saturday
17:00 - 21:15
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1332 Assembly St, Columbia, SC 29201-3124
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Columbia
  • Phone Number: +1 803-254-5400
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