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May's Sushi & Grill

1800 Soquel Ave, Santa Cruz, CA 95062-1333
+1 831-427-0201
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good26%
  • Average15%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible10%
2 Aug 2017
“A gem recommended to us!”
10 Apr 2017
“Large tasty portions”
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Japanese, Sushi, Asian
$$ - $$$
1800 Soquel Ave, Santa Cruz, CA 95062-1333
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Reviewed 2 August 2017

We found May's while eating at another restaurant. We asked local students where a good sushi restaurant was, and May's was the place they liked. It's a small hole in the wall restaurant, but I think, worth the visit. It's a bit dim, but not...More

Thank SiselSandi
Reviewed 10 April 2017

Ate there for dinner and ordered too much! Good variety and good value with the Bento combinations. My daughter and I order triple combinations but had enough food if we had ordered just the double combos. Really enjoyed the spicy tuna and the crunchy roll....More

Thank BeantownBilly
Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

Loved this place, nice food, tons of sushi in the "all you can eat", nice customer service, good food in general.

Thank Dulce F
Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

Can you imagine ordering a high end scallop role and it's served dismembered with the small bay scallops just poured on top? How about ordering a Zinfandel and you get a white zin? How about a mussel app with no sauce on it? Add a...More

Thank Graham W
Reviewed 11 August 2016

I tried it before they had all you can eat sushi and thought it was only okay. The All YOU CAN EAT sushi is amazing. You get to order three times from a huge menu of soup, sushi rolls, nigiri, salad, tempura. That means you...More

Thank Anne B
Reviewed 3 July 2016

One of the best sushi places in Santa cruz always fresh, comes out quickly and the rice is cooked purfect, the miso is very very tasty,. Good selection of sake and beer we will be back!

Thank H20surf
Reviewed 12 April 2016 via mobile

Bad customer service as soon as we walked in the door. Rice falls apart, HUGE rolls!! It took them 25 mins to bring the apitizer. Not recommended won't ever return.

Thank Marina T
Reviewed 11 April 2016

There's no sushi place like May's. Unfortunately, we don't get to visit as often since we no longer live in the area. But we were in Santa Cruz on Saturday and naturally had to eat there. It's simply the best of the best of the...More

Thank cabearcat
Reviewed 13 February 2016

Although "known" for their all-you-can eat sushi, the restaurant offers a variety of other tasty foods as well. I had the bento lunch box with sushi, soup, rice, chicken teriyaki and a salad that was the perfect size and one of many assortments from which...More

Thank Alida S
Reviewed 12 December 2015

Nobody wants to eat gross, fishy, fish. Right? Right. You won't at this spot. Everything tastes fresh. May's has a beautiful, traditional restaurant and Sushi bar. The waitstaff is young and sweet. The sushi chef is a smiling yet serious fellow that creates dynamic rolls...More

Thank Monica Micah R
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
4:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
4:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
4:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
4:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
4:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
4:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1800 Soquel Ave, Santa Cruz, CA 95062-1333
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Cruz
  • Phone Number: +1 831-427-0201
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