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Shema Sushi

277 Alexander St, Rochester, NY 14607-1920
+1 585-325-6555
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good29%
  • Average0%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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“sushi rolls” (3 reviews)
“dragon roll” (2 reviews)
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Japanese, Sushi, Asian
££ - £££
277 Alexander St, Rochester, NY 14607-1920
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had tried to find Shema Sushi previously but my GPS sent me a block south of its actual location. Service was prompt, my order arrived differently than what I thought I had ordered, but I wasn't needing to make a fuss. The sushi burrito...More

Thank L F
Reviewed 14 November 2017 via mobile

Good sushi. Cute place. Decent prices, between $8-15 for most plates. Green tea was pricy at $3, but you get a small teapot full and its a nice flavor. They have a saki flights available. The curry chicken udon was not great. Tasted like curry...More

Thank Amanda S
Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

Found this place by chance. Service was very attentive, quality of food excellent, and the waitress very accommodating of unusual requests (shrimp only tempura appetizer, no fish eggs on anything). A great experience and a really nice surprise!

Thank Piers V
Reviewed 15 June 2017

Chef Haeyoung my new sushi chef. she put on quite a show. While I ordered a dragon roll (smoked eel) and a spider roll (soft shell crab) both fantastic. while others ordered salmon teriyaki and a vegetable noodle soup, which I tried and it was...More

Thank Fcamp
Reviewed 26 April 2017

Stopped by for lunch while I waited for an appointment. Had the Shashimi plate - It was a tray filled with an excellent assortment of sushi ingredients that were very nicely seasoned.

Thank Wonderful-Joy
Reviewed 11 April 2017

I was here early one Saturday evening a few weeks ago. The restaurant itself is nice and clean and nicely decorated. I was seated promptly and my order was taken. I ordered something called the "Sushi Tower" which was explained to me as being sliced...More

Thank Tom M
Reviewed 8 February 2017 via mobile

Home made dressing. Home made soup. Quick and accommodating service. I have eaten a lot of sashimi in my life and I'm impressed and will return.

Thank Tim_Ingersoll
Reviewed 9 September 2016

Why? Waited an hour to get the meal Water was only refilled once and that was after meal arrived and we needed to ask for it even though glasses were empty. Bibimbop arrived in a plastic bowl. No crispy bottom at all. Not even attempted....More

1  Thank rws1ny
Reviewed 20 December 2015

Have had lunch here twice and both times the lunch was excellent and served quickly. The wait staff are very friendly and efficient.

Thank MEM581
Reviewed 26 October 2015 via mobile

This is my favorite place for sushi. The fish is always fresh, the rice perfectly made and the presentation is outstanding. The service is excellent and the owner is always friendly with an amazing memory for past orders.

Thank HeidiErika
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
16:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 277 Alexander St, Rochester, NY 14607-1920
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Rochester
  • Phone Number: +1 585-325-6555
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