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Sushi Matsuri Japanese Restaurant

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3418 SW Archer Road, Gainesville, FL 32608-2409
+1 352-335-1875
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17:00 - 21:30
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Hours:
Sun 17:00 - 21:30
Tue - Thu 11:30 - 13:30
17:00 - 21:30
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 22:30
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30 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016

Sushi Matsuri is the best sushi restaurant in Gainesville and it didn't disappoint on this visit. While some people may prefer Dragonfly with it's more modern decor and fancy presentations, my wife and I prefer Matsuri for a normal lunch or dinner of sushi. The place is small and the atmosphere reminds us a lot of sushi restaurants in Japan.... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

Good food. Need reservations on weekends. We got there at 5:30 p.m. on a Saturday evening and had to wait about 20-minutes. Service and staff was so-so.

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Thank SoGa H
Gainesville, Florida
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

By far my favorite sushi restaurant. Quite, cheap, delicious. Preferred date night for my girlfriend and me.

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Gainesville, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016

Make sure you get to another one of my favorite places for a quick lunch. They close at 2:00 after lunch they shut it down for awhile, Dinner is great too I have eaten there numerous times. The wait staff is fantastic in everyway so pleasant and nice!!!! The sushi is fresh fresh and the beer is cold. Stop it... More 

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Thank hospitalityand
Navarre, Florida
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112 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2016 via mobile

Everything you want in good sushi. Fresh, tasty, good presentation, nice portions, friendly chefs and servers. Good beer and sake. I will be back.

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Thank bill s
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 June 2016 via mobile

Brought daughter to UF and the rest of the family was in the mood for sushi. Found this restaurant in shopping center and decided to try. Sushi was very fresh, all enjoyed. Dumplings, delicious. Good experience, I would return on my next trip to Gainesville.

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Thank dedeau
gville fl.
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 April 2016 via mobile

Short of being in Tokyo Matsuri probably has the most authentic Sushi anywhere in Gainesville Fl. The other day I had the best sashimi I think I ever had and their sushi in general is just a step above everyone else. Now if they would only be more consistent in their serving and maybe smile once in a while I'd... More 

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Starke, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 March 2016

Nice hole-in-the-wall sushi restaurant that's never too busy. They have really great fresh sushi options and the staff are always friendly. 2 for 1 beers! The only con I would note is their seating to the right of the restaurant is a little cramped and you occasionally feel like you're joining the party next to you! Opt for a booth.... More 

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Thank Shari S
Gainesville, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2015

This is my favorite sushi place in Gainesville. I usually get take out because I prefer to go home and have my own Sake or sparkling wine with my sushi without worrying about driving (cabbing it in my home town is not an easy option ;-) They renovated the interior about a year ago to make it more open by... More 

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Thank Pedro M
Gainesville, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2015 via mobile

We have been eating sushi at Matsuri for years and it is still the best in town. I highly recommend it to anyone looking for something new.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 21:30
Tuesday
11:30 - 13:30
17:00 - 21:30
Wednesday
11:30 - 13:30
17:00 - 21:30
Thursday
11:30 - 13:30
17:00 - 21:30
Friday
17:00 - 22:30
Saturday
17:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3418 SW Archer Road, Gainesville, FL 32608-2409
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Gainesville
  • Phone Number: +1 352-335-1875

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