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The Happy Sumo

153 S Rio Grande St, Salt Lake City, UT 84101-1181
+1 801-456-7866
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good38%
  • Average16%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
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“sushi” (47 reviews)
“warm sake” (2 reviews)
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Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Seafood
$$ - $$$
153 S Rio Grande St, Salt Lake City, UT 84101-1181
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Reviewed 4 April 2018 via mobile

Sat at the sushi bar and got my rainbow roll in under 5 mins. To be fair it’s not that busy in here. Maybe half full at max. The dishes at the table were a bit dirty with tempura crunch or at least that’s what...More

Thank Scott K
Reviewed 12 March 2018 via mobile

We went on a Sunday evening, when many Utah restaurants are closed. We walked in and got the last table. From the time we ordered it was over 30 minutes before we received our first bite to eat. I tried to order the sake tasting...More

Thank Outdoorpartner
Reviewed 10 February 2018

Unfortunately Happy Sumo isn't as good as it used to be. I went back last month for the first time in 3 or 4 years, and the service was terrible. It took 10 minutes for our server to greet us, another 7 minutes for her...More

Thank Blair F
Reviewed 27 December 2017 via mobile

This is the one of our customers, so we decided to be one of theirs! Excellent choice! Fresh, super tasty, good service, nice location makes for a super experience. Now we've been there, we'll be back!

Thank cmrdan
Reviewed 27 November 2017 via mobile

The first time I ever tried midi soup was at Happy sumo. It is one of my favorite miso soups in the salt lake valley. Their sushi is decent and other dishes are tasty. I especially like their bento boxes for lunch.

Thank LadyGourmande
Reviewed 7 September 2017

This is not just an ordinary sushi bar. When you see it packed with people most of the time - that speaks volumes. I live in Oregon where fresh fish is de rigueur. It always amazes me to get that same freshness in Salt Lake...More

Thank rmps_philomath
Reviewed 24 August 2017 via mobile

Food was OK, service was fine. You won't be disappointed but it's nothing to die for either. The sushi was fresh and tasted good. The appetizers were good to I especially like the tempura veggies although they needed a bit of salt.

Thank MDK1964
Reviewed 21 August 2017

We were in Salt Lake City for just an overnight and our hotel front desk recommended that we head to Happy Sumo. Very friendly staff and excellent food. Great with/for kids. The Side Order of Noodles was a great way to supplement the sushi.

Thank Chip M
Reviewed 4 July 2017

One of several restaurants to choose from when visiting the Shops at Riverwoods in Provo. Stopped in on a Saturday afternoon and had a very pleasant lunch. Not crowded and service was very friendly and responsive. Food was tasty (we did not have the sushi)...More

Thank KMRadz
Reviewed 20 May 2017

I had sashimi for lunch once last November at Happy Sumo in Cottonwood Heights, about 15 minutes drive from downtown SLC. I was staying at the Marriott Downtown at City Creek, and decided to try this Happy Sumo location. I ended up eating dinner here...More

Thank JerryR10
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 153 S Rio Grande St, Salt Lake City, UT 84101-1181
  • Location: United States  >  Utah (UT)  >  Salt Lake City
  • Phone Number: +1 801-456-7866
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