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Shimogamo

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2051 W Warner Rd Ste 14, Chandler, AZ 85224-8700 (N Dobson Rd)
+1 480-899-7191
Today
17:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 17:00 - 21:00
Fri 11:30 - 14:00
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 22:00
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arizona
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2016 via mobile

We go there often and it is the best place in Phoenix. Call ahead and get a reservation, it's a small place but you can get in. They get their fish fresh a few times a week. My wife and I have tried many other places around the city and this is the best. Yoshi, his wife, Zack, and Al... More 

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Thank wandering44
Phoenix, Arizona
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67 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016

We like several sushi places, but our destination for a very special meal is Shimogamo. The atmosphere is lovely, the food is incredible, and the staff is very nice and efficient but not cloying. The tsunami roll, pictured above, is gorgeous and delicious. Prices are fair but a bit higher than at other places so the trick is to go... More 

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Thank DanaD.
New York
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25 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

I went solo on a business trip. I sat at the sushi bar, and didn't feel out of place. The owner and his wife both were ingratiating and friendly. The sushi chef was friendly and conversant, and prepared an excellent sushi platter. There was yellowtail, salmon, tuna, sweet shrimp, Eel, octupus, and more. There were many other restauranteurs there, and... More 

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Thank HowdyDoConsumption
Tempe, Arizona
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192 reviews
183 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

Friendly and good service in a cozy small place. They change a little the happy hour tataky salad that still good, but personally I was preferring the previous version.were the jicama was not present and were a little better dressing and more pieces of albacore were used with less greens. What made the dinner a very positive experience was the... More 

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Thank ferdipet
Prescott, Arizona
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48 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

Finally, we have found a wonderful Japanese restaurant in the Chandler / Phoenix area. Located in a small place in the South/West corner of Dobson and Warner Road. The several items we tried were simply wonderful. Japanese cuisine is best described as simple, straightforward, fresh, colorful, balanced, and artful. Shinogamo executes on all of these. From the appetizers, sushi, sashimi,... More 

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Thank Larioja1994
Pennsylvania
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47 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

Having read previous reviews and being a devotee of sushi, I had high hopes for Shimogamo. Sadly, the food, for the most part was simply average. The highlight of the meal was the fried Gyoza. The fried oysters were over breaded and the sushi was not particularly fresh, attractive or tasty. The service was attentive and friendly, but we would... More 

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Thank teacherNEPA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

I found this little restaurant to be very friendly and it was frequented by a lot of locals that were visiting regularly. A bit of the "Cheers" of sushi restaurants. The quality of the food was excellent as was the rice to fish ratio.

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Thank AlexanderNoels
Gilbert, Arizona
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57 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

I love this place. It's quaint and the food is excellent. It's my favorite sushi place in the southeast valley. They usually have toro and Uni.

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Thank tcw423
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252 reviews
210 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016

I love having my go to Japanese Restaurant Shimogamo, where the fish is always fresh, quality excellent and the prices are reasonable for Arizona (remember we live in the desert). The Service and Sushi Chefs are always on top of their game. We frequent here at least once a week whether for Friday lunch or weekend dinner. always to note:... More 

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Thank akdeepdiver
Manchester, United Kingdom
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134 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016

Ate here based on a recommendation whilst working in the area. Restaurant is quite small but with a good atmosphere. Had a mix of happy hour dishes as well as others from the main menu. Could not fault any of the dishes. Loved the sashimi and sushi as flavours were excellent. We also managed a couple of interesting ice cream... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Cuisine
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 21:00
Monday
17:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 21:00
Thursday
17:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
Saturday
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2051 W Warner Rd Ste 14, Chandler, AZ 85224-8700
    (N Dobson Rd)
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Central Arizona  >  Chandler
  • Phone Number: +1 480-899-7191

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