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Jin Sho

454 S California Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94306-1605
+1 650-321-3454
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good40%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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“sashimi” (7 reviews)
“sushi dinner” (2 reviews)
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454 S California Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94306-1605
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Reviewed 1 week ago

...today I'd say it's an overrated second class sushi place. One of the basics in sushi cooking is cosmetics - should look good on your plate. Second good service - well this was moderate. Food at best a 3. On top of all this very...More

Thank Rolf H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was highly recommended to try this one, but poor service, tough beef and outrageous price for what you get. Stay away...

Thank Jean-Paul88
Reviewed 20 December 2017

The set menus and the Chef's menu are excellent and good values. It is great to go to a restaurant where you can tell them what your preferences are and they will modify a set menu to your taste. Highly recommended.

Thank Coastman3
Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

Family and friends visit. The food was excellent. We had the sachimi dinner and the the sushi dinner. Both had a very generous portions. Prices were really reasonable. The restaurant is kid friendly. The service was adequate and could be improved in term of attention...More

1  Thank yourith O
Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

Even though the service wasn't the quickest and the waiters did not seem to be as attentive (maybe also because we sat outside and the place was full inside) we enjoyed our stay a lot! I had sushi which was really, really delicious. I would...More

Thank People_of_Russia
Reviewed 19 May 2017

Go with one of the set dinners; those are the best value for money. You can taste most of their specials that way too.

Thank RF2303
Reviewed 4 May 2017

Had a very delicious dinner here. Very nice twist to sashimi with the Yellow Tail w/ Jalapéno. Enjoyed the Black Cod With Miso & Corn Tempura very much. Will certainly come back to try the rest of the foods.

Thank Cheesebeer
Reviewed 22 April 2017

I came here for lunch on my own and was sat at a sushi bar facing the kitchen. They have what looks like a good lunch special offer from a well balanced list for $16.50, but as I knew I would only be here once...More

Thank Matt M
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

This place is a gem in South Bay Area: best sushi I could find here (I've had better ones in LA, Hong Kong, [and of course] Japan). Price is surprisingly good too if you order carefully.

Thank cnhhhhhh
Reviewed 31 March 2017

I was in town with my daughter visiting Stanford and after walking campus checked Trip Advisor for sushi ideas. Found Jin Sho and enjoyed it thoroughly. It's endorsement was suopported by the clientel, from the looks of them, stufdents and faculty of the school our...More

1  Thank Frankenmary C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 20 - US$ 25
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Open Hours
11:45 AM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
11:45 AM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
11:45 AM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
11:45 AM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
11:45 AM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 454 S California Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94306-1605
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Palo Alto
  • Phone Number: +1 650-321-3454
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