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Sam's Sushi

) #2,497 of 3,254 Restaurants in Seattle $$ - $$$ Japanese, Sushi, Asian
5506 22nd Ave NW, Seattle, WA 98107-3116
+1 206-783-2262
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Overview
  • Excellent33%
  • Very good49%
  • Average4%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible0%
28 May 2017
“I like their sushi not much on service personality”
20 Nov 2016
“Service was below average”
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CUISINES
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
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LOCATION
5506 22nd Ave NW, Seattle, WA 98107-3116
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1 - 10 of 21 reviews

Reviewed 28 May 2017

Of all the sushi places I have eaten, here in Seattle, and easy to get to I like this place. I know there are a lot of other good sushi places but for me to get quick and stress free sushi this is my go...More

Thank BigIsKwan
Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

The food was just average. I'm from the Midwest and can say I've had better sushi here nearly 2000 miles from the coast. The rolls are cut huge. The crab mushroom was served so hot it was nearly untouchable for 10 minutes. Daughter's teriyaki was...More

Thank Surubu
Reviewed 28 March 2016

The service here is excellent and the people lovely. However, the rice is not the usual thickness and is spread thin. The nigiri is somewhat fishy, and the unagi is overcooked to the point of crispness. There's got to be better sushi elsewhere.

Thank Ruhu61
Reviewed 19 August 2015

A half block from our hotel just off Market St. this cozy Japanese restaurant hit the Sashimi and Sushi bullseye. The ambiance is nothing special, yet the prompt friendly greeting you as you walk and seated to the server who took our drink request within...More

3  Thank FoodSnobsFL
Reviewed 26 July 2015

Went to Sam's Sushi after seeing it for years during our jaunts in Ballard. It happened to be one of the only restaurants open for lunch on the weekend. Was a little concerned because it seemed to be commercialized, but it turned out to be...More

Thank Travelersfr0mSeattle
Reviewed 18 April 2015

Visited this place a few times while working in the area. Loved it. Excellent tempura, bento box was also excellent. Good Service, and a fair value for your $ for Sushi in Seattle which at times can break the bank. Parking can be an issue...More

Thank AKRockyTop
Reviewed 12 January 2015

Fri 1/2/15 6:30pm: Sam’s Sushi Bar & Grill in Ballard/Wa. I’ve decided to only critic the bad experience, in order to help the business improves, and keep the good experience/business to ourselves so they don’t get greedy, expands and ruin our favorite dinning places ....More

Thank Travel2Food
Reviewed 27 June 2014

I went to Sam's twice. The first time, I met some friends for dinner after I had already eaten, so I didn't order anything. Their orders for nigiri came out almost immediately, while rolls took some time. My friend who used to work in a...More

Thank Nick O
Reviewed 13 May 2014

This Ballard sushi joint is a wonderful spot. Warm and inviting, you will feel at home. The food is delicious. This may sound strange, but they have the best ginger salad dressing; it's worth getting the "ordinary" salad, just for the dressing! The salmon roll...More

Thank Julie H
Reviewed 15 August 2013

Love Sam's Sushi. I'm not a fan of conveyor belt or buffet-style sushi. This seems like authentic sushi with great service. It's rarely crowded but don't let that fool you. It's a low key place to go. I also discovered they do take-out. And I...More

Thank Life1is2short
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$20
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations
Open Hours
Sunday
16:30 - 21:00
Monday
11:00 - 15:00
16:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 15:00
16:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 15:00
16:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 15:00
16:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 15:00
16:00 - 22:00
Saturday
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5506 22nd Ave NW, Seattle, WA 98107-3116
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Seattle
  • Phone Number: +1 206-783-2262
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