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) #47 of 141 Restaurants in Portsmouth ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ Japanese, Sushi, Asian
2454 Lafayette Rd, Portsmouth, NH 03801-5619
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good16%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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“sushi” (122 reviews)
“bento box” (13 reviews)
“tempura” (13 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 - 15:00All hours
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
2454 Lafayette Rd, Portsmouth, NH 03801-5619
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1 - 10 of 205 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This is our favorite restaurant on the seacoast!!! If you're calling for reservations make sure you do it before 4 PM they get so busy they shut their phone lines off and it is hard to get a hold of them. The sushi is always...More

Thank jessica k
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Friendly staff; the owner is a wonderful person and built the restaurant from nothing to a fantastic and satisfying destination! Their dishes are fresh and delicious! Easy to get into off season. Good luck in the summer. Worth the wait.

Thank Morey G
Reviewed 19 April 2017

Visually, textually, this place has mastered Japanese cuisine. The staff is excellent and friendly, not intrusive, understanding and accommodating. I bring friends here for any dinner that I want to impress them. The food is fantastic, "real" flavors, nothing compromised, nothing covered up. Dollar wise,...More

Thank bakerman65
Reviewed 14 March 2017

You know how when people get a stomach ache and they say they had food poisoning? That is not this case. We had to take my husband to the hospital for a saline drip because his food poisoning was so severe. I've never see anything...More

1  Thank SeacoastSmith
Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

We have had both take out and eat is sushi from Shio. Both are great. They have a big following, because of this they turn over the fish often for a fresher product. We had Benito boxes the other day. The miso soup is one...More

1  Thank kmkrnn
Reviewed 26 January 2017 via mobile

Our 10 to wanted to try sushi. Our waiter suggested an appetizer portion which was a good thing as she did not like it. She was upset thinking she wouldn't have any dinner and this server squatted down to her level and gently asked about...More

1  Thank laurelm999
Reviewed 10 January 2017 via mobile

Has many great Japanese dishes besides sushi. But sushi seems to be the main thrust of their business. They have several sushi makers to keep up with both the orders inside the restaurant and takeout. Great variety of rolls as well as substitutions in rolls....More

1  Thank Ilogjr
Reviewed 29 December 2016

We took our daughter and son-in-law for their birthdays (yes, they share the same day). Luckily we made a reservation. HIGHLY recommended, as around 6:00 PM, the place was hopping! Had to wait a bit for a table, but not too bad. Our waitress was...More

Thank mvngye
Reviewed 20 December 2016

A great place to try in Portsmouth. A large restaurant with a large menu. The sushi is fantastic, the meats are very juicy and tasty, the teas are great, staff is wonderful and it's pretty much packed especially at lunchtime for luncheon specials. I definitely...More

Reviewed 2 December 2016

This restaurant has great décor, awesome food extremely fresh and creative. perfect for first dates, families with young children and has a great bar.

Thank mdinola
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
14:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 15:00
16:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 15:00
16:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 15:00
16:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 15:00
16:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 15:00
16:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2454 Lafayette Rd, Portsmouth, NH 03801-5619
  • Location: United States  >  New Hampshire (NH)  >  Portsmouth
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