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Sumo Japanese Steak House & Sushi

) #94 of 129 Restaurants in Hoover ££ - £££ Japanese, Sushi, Asian
151 Main St, Hoover, AL 35244-5060
+1 205-444-1515
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good19%
  • Average30%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible7%
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“sushi” (14 reviews)
“noodles” (4 reviews)
“scallops” (2 reviews)
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Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Steakhouse
££ - £££
151 Main St, Hoover, AL 35244-5060
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Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

I frequently eat Japanese steak house so I have several to compare this one too as I am traveling through the area. This one certainly did not disappoint! The waiter and chef were excellent! Really enjoyed how he prepared our food. The steak was tender,...More

Thank Natalie H
Reviewed 6 March 2017

The sushi is what you would expect from a decent sushi restaurant. The pricing is in line with the average. I wasn't disappointed. As for the to-go order of teriyaki beef, it was not appealing in presentation or technique but tasted good.

Thank CulinaryKop
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

Got Sumo for take-out. I always expect it to be warm or cool when I take food home, but the food was very plain. I was pretty disappointed in the flavor of everything in both meals. The noodles, rice, veggies, and steak/scallops were rather flavorless....More

Thank Allie W
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

We have visited this restaurant several times and the food and experience all depend on which chef you get. Some are very social, some not so much. I have never had bad food here--some nights are just better than others.

Thank luvtotravel0330
Reviewed 27 November 2016

The atmosphere was pleasant, service was timely, and the food was great. The birthday song and pineapple boat celebration could have been faster...we were actually getting up to leave before they came.

Thank Gayland S
Reviewed 18 May 2016

We took a big group (12) and were in the sushi dining room. We ordered sushi, noodles and regular dinner entree's. Everything was outstanding and the staff did a great job. The sushi was on par with other good sushi places I have eaten. The...More

Thank depthvader
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Reviewed 1 March 2016 via mobile

I was here at lunchtime. Service was slow,food was mediocre,and the bathroom was dirty....no toilet tissue,There was NO SOAP in any of the soap dispensers!!??? I'm assuming that since customers were unable to properly wash their hands, that the employees didn't either. If I had...More

1  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 19 December 2015

Stopped in last night to get some sushi and a couple of other appetizers before going to the movies. Ordered the Super Crunch sushi roll, the Goyza dumplings, crab claws and Tuna Tatiki. To begin with we had to send back a cup that was...More

1  Thank rposey6844
Reviewed 5 October 2015 via mobile

Deciding we wanted Japanese one Saturday evening we decided to visit Sumo. This is a place that we have ate at many times in the past and the food and service have been good. We usually end up sitting in the sushi bar area where...More

Thank Stix4848
Reviewed 4 October 2015

very similar to other hibachi restaurants. Pricey for dinner, but overall the food is good. Sushi is decent. My family prefers Stix, another local Hibachi restaurant

Thank Minh H
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Open Hours
11:30 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:00
16:30 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:00
16:30 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:00
16:30 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:00
16:30 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:00
16:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 151 Main St, Hoover, AL 35244-5060
  • Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Hoover
  • Phone Number: +1 205-444-1515
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