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Jo Sho

120 Cedar Grove Ln, Somerset, NJ 08873-6462
+1 732-469-8969
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good34%
  • Average11%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible5%
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“chirashi” (4 reviews)
“sashimi” (6 reviews)
“bento box” (2 reviews)
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Japanese, Sushi, Asian
$$ - $$$
120 Cedar Grove Ln, Somerset, NJ 08873-6462
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Reviewed 13 August 2017

Authentic sushi and sashimi, tucked away in a central jersey strip mall. Food - Great sushi and sashimi, very fresh and presented well, portions are not large so you may need to order an extra item or two depending on your party size. I still...More

Thank Ramon A
Reviewed 12 July 2017

This is as real deal as it gets around here. They have really good traditional sushi, usually have a wide selection, and do things rarely seen. (Kohada, Battera, others) They are an all-purpose Japanese restaurant, it is all pretty good. Again, have things not seen...More

Thank Grant P
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

Every time I make it to Somerset I have to visit this place. This time I took 3 guys with me and the too loved it. The fish is fresh and the rolls creatively prepared.. like many places in Jersey it is a BYOB. Good...More

Thank Billy C
Reviewed 10 February 2017

It is a great place to pop in for lunch, they serve authentic sushi, sashimi and their chirashi are to die for! Note I tried their hot entry for lunch once but wasn't impressed, I think you need to know what to order specifically. They...More

Thank ProudCat
Reviewed 9 November 2016

These guys are the real deal. There are allot of Japanese restaurants that say they are Japanese but they are not Japanese trained. It really makes a difference in the way the food is prepared. Freshness is the key. The fish is always fresh and...More

Thank ogura98
Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

Quality of food is great - authentic too! It's easy to overlook this place in the strip mall. I've eaten once or twice before and came back ... Delicious! I totally enjoyed the tempura and chicken teriyaki lunch dish while my family member enjoyed his...More

Thank Jay V
Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

This JAPANESE family owned and operated restaurant is by far the best Japanese food in State of New Jersey!!! I grew up in Somerset and had privelege to eat there for over 15 years. Yoshi and his family are Japanese NOT Korean, Chinese or Thai...More

Thank Amit P
Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

The food here is authentic and delicious. The staff are friendly and enthusiastic. It was a real treat to enjoy great food made with a lot of care. The portions are perfect, you will not leave hungry. We will be sure to visit next time...More

Thank Lee8683
Reviewed 7 July 2016

I've discovered this place only recently and it seems to be truly authentic. Delicious sushi and sashimi. Their chirashi dish is super yummy. Noodle soups are tasty as well. Not cheap but reasonable. Definitely recommended!

Thank ProudCat
Reviewed 15 May 2016

The best sushi around, maybe one of the best in New Jersey. Chirashi for lunch, Omikasa for dinner!!

Thank Kim C
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Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
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Open Hours
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 120 Cedar Grove Ln, Somerset, NJ 08873-6462
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Somerset
  • Phone Number: +1 732-469-8969
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