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May's Sushi & Grill

1800 Soquel Ave, Santa Cruz, CA 95062-1333
+1 831-427-0201
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good23%
  • Average14%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible9%
1 Aug 2018
“Birthday lunch with co-worker”
22 Jun 2018
“Fab sushi ”
Open Now
4:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. Hours
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
$$ - $$$
1800 Soquel Ave, Santa Cruz, CA 95062-1333
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Reviewed August 1, 2018

We went here to celebrate a my co-workers' birthday. This was my first time there. Although the staff was nice, the food was sub par. The chicken was gristley, the egg rolls were way too deep fried and the lettuce was limp.. I doubt that...More

Thank Dahlia Ruiz G
Reviewed June 22, 2018 via mobile

Really liked this place , we are Brits travelling down from Seattle to San Diego so eating out a lot and found this place and really enjoyed the Sushi and Sashimi. Friendly and helpful staff , had to wait a bit for some food ,...More

Thank ChristinaW2963
Reviewed August 2, 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 April 10, 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 January 15, 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 September 5, 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 August 11, 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 July 3, 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 April 12, 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 April 11, 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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
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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