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Shoyou Sushi

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1504 Light St, None, Baltimore, MD 21230-4517
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:30
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Sun 15:00 - 21:30
Mon - Wed 17:00 - 22:15
Mon - Sat 12:00 - 15:00
Thu - Sat 17:00 - 22:30
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107 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

This place is a hidden gem. They only accept cash and there are only about five or six small tables in this hidden little row home on Light Street that's always packed. I suggest getting it to go and it usually takes 30-45 minutes because it's so busy, but it's definitely worth it. The Japanese Burrito is the most popular... More 

Thank s17young
Baltimore, Maryland
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29 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 June 2016 via mobile

I love this place. It's small, so prepare to wait if you go on a weekend. The sushi is fresh and made with care and the service is awesome.

Thank lizkas
Baltimore, Maryland
1 review
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 April 2016

Around us were tables full of enthusiastic happy diners being served elaborate creations - so they knew what they were coming for, and appreciated the kind of sushi that Sushi Bruce creates. I can understand how the crowd that frequents this neat little restaurant is impressed with the fried and embellished sushi - drizzled with dressings, avocado and garlic chips,... More 

Thank prcfood
Birmingham, Alabama
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 April 2016 via mobile

I've been here every time I've stopped in Baltimore. I found it through TripAdvisor and I've seriously been hooked ever since. The rolls are really big as are the salads, so beware when initially ordering! You can always order more. We've tried nearly every roll on the menu and every one has been delicious - the waiters are also really... More 

Thank jccoon333
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 April 2016 via mobile

Bruce and his team consistently make great sushi. My favorite here is the Japanese burrito, which has shrimp, crab, tuna, and avocado all wrapped up. It's just one of the unique creations they have on the menu here. Keep in mind, it's BYPB and cash only, which does cut down on convenience. No worry though, because I'll go out of... More 

Thank Michael S
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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27 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 March 2016 via mobile

Small spot and kind of hidden in the middle of fed hill. I give a high rating for how amazing the food was, and cheap for what you get! Garlic Edamame appetizer is a must, and of course the sushi burrito. I'm still dreaming about it. No alcohol is offered, so bring your own!

Thank Ana V
New York City, New York
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87 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2015

Nice and clean place. Menu is quite good. I was just passing by and I am glad we stopped here. Excellent sushi, friendly staff.

Thank Praveen C
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29 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 May 2015

The place might be small, grungy, and a little slow due to one chef (Sushi Bruce), but the sushi is incredible. The rolls and asian dishes are all huge portions, at reasonable prices, and put other sushi places to shame. The asian burrito is amazing, as are any of the speciality rolls, which are worth the price. It's also BYOB

1 Thank acmd844
Baltimore, Maryland
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 January 2015

Sushi Bruce makes the best sushi I've ever had. If you're looking for great decor, wide elbow room, and a 5 minute wait then go somewhere else. If you're looking for great quality sushi and huge rolls at a reasonable price, you'll love it. Their specialty rolls are huge and have so much flavor. You really can't go wrong. The... More 

Thank ihavejamhands
Baltimore, Maryland
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19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2014

When walking into this small townhouse restaurant first impressions aren't great. The decor is very plain, its kind of cramped, and there's not a lot of tables. However, when overhearing some of the diners, they all talked about how they visit this sushi joint at least once a week. Now I know why. This sushi is seriously unlike any other... More 

Thank Emily S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff
Open Hours
15:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:15
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:15
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:15
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1504 Light St, None, Baltimore, MD 21230-4517
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Baltimore

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