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Radial Santa Ana, Santa Ana 10901, Costa Rica
25822392
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San Jose, Costa Rica
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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 May 2016 via mobile

The sushi is amazing. Some of the best in San Jose. Always super fresh, innovative, great variety and good blend of local ingredients. The issue is mostly service. Took our group almost 2 hours to do lunch, and most people asked for the executive lunch service. Very, very slow. Perhaps it's more worthy of a visit if grabbing sushi to... More 

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Thank snowweisz
Manitou Springs, Colorado
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20 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2015

I've eaten here several times and the service is consistently lousy. This is the only place I've been to in CR where the people aren't very friendly. The Yakijama in Escazu is much better and the staff is more attentive. For the price, it's worth the drive to get the same food with better service.

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Thank Iamkay
Costa Rica
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131 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2015 via mobile

My years old son favorite restaurant! My ordered 300 pieces of sushi for my birthday party and we fall in love with this restaurant, they have a great customer service and great prices!

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Thank Jlizanox
brooklyn, NY
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102 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2015

We got a special of what was supposed to be 36 pieces of sushi - they gave us 40. They were tasty, but nothing special. My wife, who is more into sushi, thought they were some of the best she's had in Costa Rica. She liked the miso soup. Their all-you-can-eat buffet for 10,000 colones seems very pricey - and... More 

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Thank aspen89
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 March 2015 via mobile

Been here four times. Review is considering them all. Interesting flavors and combinations. Attention was nice. Menu is wide and all options I've tried have been delicious. Sangría beverage is remarkable. Parking lot available in front. They have love music on some weekend days. Some people criticize roll's names, but I think focus shouldn't be this one. When you go... More 

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Thank LuisCa V
Seattle, Washington
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40 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2015 via mobile

We were looking for a sushi place in Lindora and decided to try Yakijama, monday night 2x1. It was a good and funny surprise. It is not your traditional sushi. Everything has a tico twist, even the name of the rolls. Overall a good experience.

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Thank Daisy0879
San José, San Jose, Costa Rica
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25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2014

PROs - Nice environment - Good service - Good sushi menu - good Security and in front parking CONs - Rules>you can not share, you can not leave a single roll on the table or you get charged the full dish - It may take a while between orders FOOD - small sushi with below than average quality. Avoid Tuna... More 

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Costa Rica
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25 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2014

Its advertised as all you can eat, of course this is only with selected rolls and does not include drinks. They also offer a cheap buffet, and is cheap in every way, in price, in flavor and in quantity. Not really worth it, the chicken was cooked to death, the offering is not really Japanese food, its simple food but... More 

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Thank ale4_campos
Santa Ana, Costa Rica
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232 reviews
159 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2014

The prices were outrageous.. $22 for a small fillet of chicken... $22 for 6 tempura fried shrimp that were halved with rice... Really??? Not where I eat...

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Thank islandjerr
San Jose, Costa Rica
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67 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2014

We went there only once and it was because we were looking for another sushi place that used to be in its place. They try to do sushi with Costa Rican taste. Well... didn't do it for me. I have had better sushi and frankly don' t mind if pay a little bit more and get the right stuff. Service... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Japanese, Asian, Sushi
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Radial Santa Ana, Santa Ana 10901, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of San Jose  >  San Jose Metro  >  Santa Ana
  • Phone Number: 25822392

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