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Bluefin

754 The Alameda, San Jose, CA 95126
+1 408-931-6875
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Overview
  • Excellent40%
  • Very good48%
  • Average3%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“edamame” (4 reviews)
“sushi” (18 reviews)
“black cod” (2 reviews)
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CUISINES
Japanese, Sushi, Seafood
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
754 The Alameda, San Jose, CA 95126
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Reviewed 19 October 2017 via mobile

I haven’t had Japanese food for a long time. I was looking for Japanese style Black cod that I can only find at Bluefin in town. Finally I ordered Chutoro, buri and uni sushi. The sushi were fresh and big in sizes. I also order...More

Thank Karen A
Reviewed 25 August 2017

I brought my daughter her for her 21st birthday. The owner was extremely nice and bought her a drink. However, the food was... not up to par. Tonight I visited by myself at the bar. The Hamachi shooter was essentially salt in a glass -...More

1  Thank CaWineGuy
Reviewed 23 December 2016

Great sushi. Try the Mango Unagi roll, delicious. Also love the little shark bite and the big shark bite. The jalapeño edemame with garlic is so tasty. I have been there three times in the past few months. Sevice is consistently great. Full on SAP...More

Thank Terry A
Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

Some of the best sushi in San Jose. Man I love this place. And the oysters are very fresh. Nothing ground breaking. Just well prepared food that's always fresh. What more do you need.

Thank biadhbeatha
Reviewed 6 October 2016

I have visited the restaurant with a friend. We had a nice dinner at the bar and had a great chat with the bar keeper. The food was fantastic it is not just sushi it also consider more Japanese meals. The cocktails fresh prepared in...More

Thank AufDerFlucht
Reviewed 12 August 2016 via mobile

The sushis were awesome. The fish is incredible. Honestly, everything was perfect. I particularly like the shooters. But it expensive

Thank Cyril P
Reviewed 27 June 2016

A bit of business and social talk in a quiet, professionally appointed restaurant. I loved the quality of the nigiri, sushi, and maki rolls. The service was prompt and not overbearing. Go here for local sushi - especially on someone else's expense account:)

Thank EJS2015a
Reviewed 20 June 2016

Bluefin is just across the street, and I love it! Both their Sushi and non-sushi food are excellent - sometimes, you just want a bowl of chicken Katsu-don.

Thank JamillaCamel
Reviewed 12 May 2016

Had the pleasure of eating here with my son and five year old granddaughter. Hip environment with excellent service and even better food. I love a beautiful presentation almost as much as I enjoy the food. Past my expectations in both areas.

Thank DianaKingsley
Reviewed 24 March 2016

When it comes to sushi I think this is a little more on the high scale part. The food was ok but not the greatest I have had and a little on the pricey side.

Thank willowezra
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$20 - US$30
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings
Open Hours
Monday
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Tuesday
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Wednesday
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Thursday
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Friday
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Saturday
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 754 The Alameda, San Jose, CA 95126
    (Bush)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Jose
  • Phone Number: +1 408-931-6875
  • E-mail
Description
Personally hand crafted and made from unique spices and sauces with the freshest grades of sustainable fish or shellfish and served over, around or in freshly made rice. Most of our fish is served raw to preserve the true flavors while others are cooked to add variety, texture, and different flavors to the sushi. In today's world wide market place where fish can be served fresh daily - even after being caught several thousands of miles away - Bluefin's long history and relationships allow the chefs to select only the highest grades of fish available at that time. This is our true differentiation in San Jose, similar to the premium steak houses where beef is graded into 11 categories from Prime+ to Standard-. Though farm raised fish have become commonplace in our diets today, we avoid farm raised fish - which have come to be known to contain antibiotics or hormones - and in addition, specifically strive to select the best quality, locally sourced fish. For those true connoisseurs of sushi, Bluefin regularly imports unique fish from Japan selected at their peak of taste and flavor based on the season and micro-climate of the area. Enjoy and taste the difference true quality can bring to sushi.
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