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2454 Lafayette Rd, Portsmouth, NH 03801-5619
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good16%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“sushi” (124 reviews)
“bento box” (13 reviews)
“tempura” (13 reviews)
Opens in 20 min
All hours
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
2454 Lafayette Rd, Portsmouth, NH 03801-5619
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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 18 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 2 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
Reviewed 30 March 2014

My Husband and I went here last night. I'll start off by saying that I am not a big fan of sushi, but my Husband loves it. I decided to take him here based on the reviews. I am so happy I made the choice...More

Thank kris10381
Reviewed 13 March 2014

I go to Shio about every other week. It is by far my favorite place to go for sushi, and very reasonably priced. The food is great, and the staff are very attentive and friendly. It's a great place to go with family, or a...More

Thank bdervs
Reviewed 4 March 2014

I had heard that this was an excellent restaurant and it did not disappoint. We had a group of 4 for dinner on a Sunday night and everything was great. We sat at a regular table and shared a mixture of dishes between us. Everything...More

Thank Tracey G
Reviewed 15 February 2014

We just discovered this place, only 30 minutes from home. What a restaurant! Really creative sushi and everything we had was fresh and DELICIOUS. Wow! If it weren't for the embarrassing whale boat we ordered, I could have easily had more :-) We will be...More

1  Thank sci
Reviewed 2 February 2014

Best sushi I've had. Fresh and plenty of great choices. All of the food here is high quality and prepared well. They have really good "non-sushi" Japanese food too.

Thank Shawn F
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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
Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
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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