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Sam's Sushi

) #63 of 92 Restaurants in La Quinta ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ Japanese, Sushi, Asian
79485 Highway 111 Ste 5, La Quinta, CA 92253-2005
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good31%
  • Average18%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible0%
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“miso soup” (4 reviews)
“sushi” (18 reviews)
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Japanese, Sushi, Asian
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79485 Highway 111 Ste 5, La Quinta, CA 92253-2005
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Reviews (32)
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1 - 10 of 32 reviews

Reviewed 10 April 2017

I love Japanese food and am rarely disappointed even though they are all a bit different. No exception here...a great Japanese dinner. I had the typical teriyaki chicken with assorted tempura dinner. Also some spicy tuna roll. All perfectly done and presented. Price about right...More

Thank TheCookieLady
Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

we had a great time - not fancy, rather relaxed atmosphere. Good service and most importantly EXCELLENT SUSHI!!

Thank Cynthia S
Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

The staff is friendly and attentive, the food is consistently good but not great. The prices are very reasonable. The bentos are a nice option for a quick lunch or dinner, and they do a very good job with their Hamachi Kama. I also really...More

Thank DuckFan
Reviewed 27 April 2016

Several creative rolls and many old standbys. Good lunch specials. If you are not into sushi the also have tempura and teriyaki dishes. Service is very good.

Thank boatdrinks011
Reviewed 22 April 2016

Love this place! Great atmosphere, excellent food, sushi, fabulous selections of rolls, nice beers....sushi bar or table dining. I have not ever had a bad food or experience at Sam's. SO GLAD THEY CAME TO LA QUINTA!!

Thank Shelby022010
Reviewed 21 December 2015

Have eaten here in the past and it wasn't bad. But, stopped there a few weeks ago, later in the evening & the experience will keep me away for a while. First, the place was very, very noisy. Second, the place was dirty. The booth...More

1  Thank CrazyforTravel55
Reviewed 7 December 2015

We're always on the look out for good Japanese food in the desert but this place wouldn't be my first pick. Had the lunch special which comes with miso soup, salad and rice then you pick 3 items of your choice from a list of...More

Thank TravelBug021
Reviewed 22 November 2015 via mobile

We love coming here. There isn't great ambience but if you want the freshest most creative sushi in the desert, this is the place. I would give excellent but the ambience is sort of sports bar ish.

Thank Napagrl
Reviewed 6 September 2015

The family went out tonight for a birthday dinner - we wanted to return to nearby Zen Sushi, but for some reason they were closed. Instead we came to Sam's, willing to try a different place. The ambiance was ok, and the service was good....More

Thank LMicheleS
Reviewed 15 February 2015

We had heard about Sam's Sushi in La Quinta and a friend gave us a 30 dollar gift card so we had to check it out. First impressions were that the place looked and felt like a fancy MacDonald's ambience wise. A big, square room...More

Thank Dwayne F
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 79485 Highway 111 Ste 5, La Quinta, CA 92253-2005
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  California Desert  >  La Quinta