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2454 Lafayette Rd, Portsmouth, NH 03801-5619
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good16%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“sushi” (131 reviews)
“bento box” (13 reviews)
“miso soup” (8 reviews)
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Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
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2454 Lafayette Rd, Portsmouth, NH 03801-5619
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Reviewed 5 June 2014

This is the best place for sushi that I've seen in the area for a 50 mile radius The seafood just melts in your mouth. Have a great selection of Japanese raw and cooked foods, truly superb!!!

Thank Scott T
Reviewed 25 May 2014 via mobile

The WORST service & food is nasty!!!! If anyone knows sushi, will know that this is all FROZEN & IMITATION SUSHI!! Stay away & save your $$!!

Thank maimodel
Reviewed 20 May 2014

A favorite place to eat for our family. Service is always excellent. Food excellent as well! Fresh sushi! Staff is very helpful with a gluten allergy in a member of our family. Highly recommended.

Thank Mary L
Reviewed 14 May 2014

We went here on recommendations from Yelp, and we weren't disappointed. The food was fantastic as were the drinks! Coming from California, we've tasted a lot of sushi and Japanese food, and this was one pf the best we've had. They even had sectioned-off spaces...More

Thank Steve B
Reviewed 27 April 2014 via mobile

Having lived in Japan, this is some very authentic sushi. Get yourself a combo fried rice, Alaskan Roll, and one of their specialty rolls and you got yourself a good meal.

Thank Octoberfresh
Reviewed 22 April 2014

No doubt this restaurant serves excellent japanese food quality. The restaurant is not fancy, but sushi and tempura were a great choice to enjoy an amazing dinner with my husband while we were visiting Portsmouth. For sure we'll be back in our next visit to...More

Thank Gaby N
Reviewed 19 April 2014 via mobile

The special rolls were so nice compared to the normal sushi rolls which were OK. Service was not that great. The LahLah roll and the special K rolls were the best. The Waitress seemed to be in a bit of a hurry and unfriendly but...More

Thank Dunu
Reviewed 17 April 2014

This was by far some of the best sushi I have ever had, and I've tried it all. It has plenty of seating options, from a regular table, to traditional Japanese style on-the-floor with low tables and pillows. It's a hidden gem in a shopping...More

Thank matticulousme
Reviewed 16 April 2014

First, we did not eat sushi here, and might try that another time. This review is only about the yakitori and other small plates, often called izakaya-style in Japan. Most of the food on Shio's menu is izakaya, or bar food. We started with edamame,...More

3  Thank merlinslap
Reviewed 3 April 2014

Good selection of sushi and entrée options, but the yellowtail was tough. Tofu was best ever: light batter, silken tofu, and balanced broth with delicate touches of bonito and nori. Could eat this weekly if I lived nearby. Very nice staff as well.

Thank ukester
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids
Open Hours
2:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
4:30 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
4:30 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
4:30 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
4:30 PM - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
4:30 PM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2454 Lafayette Rd, Portsmouth, NH 03801-5619
  • Location: United States  >  New Hampshire (NH)  >  Portsmouth
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