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Umi Sushi

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Calle Buenos Aires, Mal Pais, Costa Rica
+506 2640 0968
23:30 - 22:00
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

The place is so nice, we sat upstairs on the couch and really enjoyed the atmosphere. the cocktails were amazing and the sushi was delicious! i felt the fish was super fresh. we ordered the coral roll and the poke' tuna wich was really tasty!! loved the place! best sushi ever.

Thank Amarel r
San Jose, Costa Rica
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The dishes of tuna poke and tofu ramen has good size and taste! To finish your dinner try cold sake. The waitress was so kind and friendly.

Thank Roreo G
Santa Teresa, Costa Rica
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

love all the rolls , very fresh and tasty, it s located in the center of playa carmen which makes it very easy to find

Thank LuciaFesta
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Ate here tonight and both of us had the tuna poki. So fresh and delicious, the sushi also looked good, service was excellent

Thank radman99
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

The best sushi in santa! Always fresh and with the best service. Real Japanese food that respects the origin. Best fishes in the area . Must visit!

Thank Omer A
Portland, Oregon
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017

From what we learned this restaurant was originally owned by an Isreali making middle eastern food, the sushi bar was added later. Sushi was very fresh, we had carpaccio mahi mahi which was very fresh and flavorful. Spicy tuna roll was a bit expensive and lacked the spicy flavor. The calamari was very small portion, only average flavor and over... More 

Thank dgeftraveler
Salisbury, Maryland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016

This place is a touch of the city at the beach in Costa Rica. The menu is versatile and full of delicious seafood. The outdoor seating is really nice and laid back. Everyone enjoyed the spicy tuna hand rolls which seemed to be a favorite.Overall this is a great place to eat.

Thank timothyf855
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Sushi is really good, the best we had in Costa rica. We highly recommend this place to Sushi lovers.

Thank Oded R
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

We took the fried rice and the sesame chicken. The fried rice lacked vegetables and the chicken was hard and overcooked. The whole plate only tasted like soy sauce. The sesame chicken was good but the vegetable side dish wasn't impressive. The price of the plates were similar to what you would find in Canada. Furthemore, when we asked for... More 

Thank Arianne G
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

This place was so good! So happy we stopped. Got vegetable ramen and it was amazing, we will definitely be coming again before we head home...

Thank shellstar4

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$40
Sushi, Asian, Japanese, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Delivery, Reservations
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
23:30 - 22:00
23:30 - 22:00
23:30 - 22:00
23:30 - 22:00
23:30 - 22:00
23:30 - 22:00
23:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Buenos Aires, Mal Pais, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Puntarenas  >  Mal Pais
  • Phone Number: +506 2640 0968
Umi meaning ocean, bringing the freshest experience to your table.
Our restaurant blends highest virtue of service anda honor,with Japanese rich culinary and cultural heritage.
Take pleasure in the finest Japanese cuisine, atmosphere and tradition.
Our honor is to serve you.

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