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Shogun Japanese Cuisine

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216 Main St, Salinas, CA 93901-2704
+1 831-757-6105
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Boca Raton, Florida
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32 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place was recommended by our hotel. The food was ok nothing I would write home to tell people about. Since it is a buffet you won't leave hungry. The deserts were the best part of the meal.

Thank Hal D
Salinas, California
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60 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 February 2017

This used to be one of my favorite restaurants but there are new owners a couple years ago and it has never been the same

Thank Evi_02
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 15 June 2016 via mobile

We did not intend for this restaurant to be our food destination. We planned I'm going to Patria just a few doors down. As soon as we walked through the doors of Patria at 8:05, an employee very rudely stated, "We're closed" and proceeded to lock the door behind us as we walked out flabbergasted because their stated hours are... More 

Thank Summer H
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24 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 April 2016

My husband brought home bento box dinner for me and oh did I enjoy it. Loved the miso soup with the large pieces of green nori floating about. Salad was fresh and tasty also. Tempura, chicken teriyaki and rice were all nummy. Wasn't too keen on the California roll due to the imitation crab. Overall very good dinner and filling... More 

Thank frankie57salinas
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 March 2016

I didn't know there was such good sushi in Salinas. Even my sister and nephew, who eat lots of sushi, rated it high. Hope to go again soon.

Thank reviewer2180
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27 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 January 2016

I wanted Sushi and upon my last visit had visited the one in North Salinas already so we needed to check this one out. I loved the location, décor, service and the food was excellent especially the Dynamite roll. WOW I should have ordered another roll. I will be back!! Thanks so much.

Thank Barbara F
Monterey, California
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119 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 October 2015

I have eaten at the "new" Shogun 3 times for lunch and always had the bento box. The portions are fairly large and the prices are slightly higher than previously. The restaurant is very clean and service is very good, as well. It just seems to lack some of the authenticity and neighborhood feel of the previous Shogun.

Thank Anne S
Salinas, California
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24 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 June 2015

good, consistent Japanese food; sushi rice properly cooked and prepared. fish is fresh and food delicious.

Thank Gail K
San Francisco, California
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105 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 March 2015 via mobile

I had udon soup and my wife had sushi. I had an undrinkable glass of Cabernet and a beer and my wife had saki. The bill was over $50 and the food was average at best. My wife enjoyed her sushi. My soup had some awful pressed fish even though I ordered chicken udon. My wife was served her meal... More 

1 Thank Steve N
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63 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2015

Ordered the Heart Attack appetizer and waited....and waited....and waited. 40 minutes later they said it would be ready in "five more minutes". It arrived at our table barely warm enough to eat; this is a deep-fried dish and should be served hot! What took so long? Was it sitting somewhere for that whole time and then somebody happened to find... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Japanese, Asian, Sushi
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 216 Main St, Salinas, CA 93901-2704
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Salinas
  • Phone Number: +1 831-757-6105

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