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Shumi

S Doughty Ave, Somerville, NJ
+1 908-526-8596
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Overview
  • Excellent66%
  • Very good20%
  • Average6%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“sashimi” (8 reviews)
“omakase” (2 reviews)
“salad” (2 reviews)
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CUISINES
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
PRICE
££ - £££
RATINGS
Service
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Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
S Doughty Ave, Somerville, NJ
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1 - 10 of 43 reviews

Reviewed 5 April 2017

This is a high quality traditional Sushi restaurant, here in the same place since the late '80's, one owner. I have been coming to this restaurant since 1990, for comparison I have eaten in many many other Japanese places in NJ, NYC, and across the...More

Thank Grant P
Reviewed 14 February 2017

This is a modest facility in a hidden corner of Somerville that serves the very best sushi, sashimi and other Japanese dishes. An overlooked treasure, and very highly recommended.

Thank danmatyola
Reviewed 6 February 2017

thanks all you reviewers, otherwise we never ever never would have found this place. hidden inside a professional building. the sushi was fresh and the service was pleasant. avoid the lines of that other place and head here.

Thank gg99
Reviewed 13 January 2017 via mobile

The sushi at this restaurant is excellent. They servide the most amazing dishes . The chef keeps delivering interesting combination of the freshest seafood and beyond to his customers.

Thank Pamela M
Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

I really enjoyed this restaurant. I took a friend there after reading positive reviews. The only issue really is the actually finding the restaurant and parking. The restaurant is inside a larger building. The parking lot is also shared with other local businesses and can...More

1  Thank sunandfun420
Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

Located off the main road in Somerville, this Japanese sushi restaurant is truly a hidden gem. Service was wonderful and attentive, the sushi chef was super friendly and willing to chat with you, and the food was absolutely delicious. Sushi and sashimi were perfectly made...More

1  Thank rbrown1123
Reviewed 11 June 2016

After having read many 5 star reviews, my husband and I decided to give this place a try last night. We were very much anticipating an excellent/FRESH meal based on so many outstanding comments written on yelp and tripadvisor. Unfortunately, we were let down. We...More

1  Thank MICHJOHN2
Reviewed 6 June 2016

I am certainly not a connoisseur of sushi, but have had my fair share. This place has the freshest tasting sushi i think i have ever had. They don't do a lot of american style sushi, it's more traditional, but boy is it good. I...More

Thank barry88
Reviewed 8 March 2016

If you go sit at the Sushi Bar and let Chef Ike do his thing. Great combos, interesting fish you won't see locally. BYOB.

Thank AndyRinPA
Reviewed 2 March 2016

The sushi here is always fresh, prepared by an expert sushi chef, portions are good, and price is fair given the high quality. I have been to Japan on numerous occasions and this is truly authentic. The flavors of the meso soup, and ginger salad...More

Thank MiataMan96
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MICHJOHN2
10 June 2016|
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Response from MsVonda | Reviewed this property |
I believe you can but it is always possible they changed their terms so best to call and ask. It is really very good and it is a BYOB. They will store a bottle of sake or plum wine for you if you would like...
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$25
Cuisine
Meals
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
Saturday
17:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: S Doughty Ave, Somerville, NJ
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Somerville
  • Phone Number: +1 908-526-8596
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