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About Shimogamo Restaurant
Shimogamo presents the best of Japanese dining experience to Chandler. We feature a full sushi bar and dining area for both families and couples. Our sushi menu is filled with engaging, creative items, fined-tuned for those who are looking for unique and sophisticated fine Japanese dining. Our forté is not just sushi, but also the authentic yet approachable Izakaya-style small dishes that have been crafted by Executive Chef Sanae Otomo. Over the past decade, Shimogamo has been serving our guests with a passion to deliver true Japanese flavors.
Chandler, AZ 85224
Hours of Operation:
Lunch: Friday: 11:30am - 2:00pm.
Dinner: Monday - Thursday: 5:00pm - 9:30pm, Friday - Saturday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm. Sunday:5:00pm-9:00pm
N Dobson Rd
$30 and under
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa
Banquet, Beer, Counter Seating, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Wine
Shimogamo Restaurant Ratings and Reviews
Shimogamo is definitely the best Japanese food I've ever had in Arizona. This restaurant cares about the quality of the food and wants to make sure you have the best experience possible. I went on a date with my fiance to celebrate her birthday. She and I asked the waiter for his recommendations from each portion of the menu. He recommended various rolls, nigiri, small plates, and shareable plates. He also recommended a bottle of sake that paired very well with our meal. At no point were we rushed or felt like the food was coming out too fast to be considered fresh. This place is the real deal for anyone who likes to try new things or top-notch Japanese cuisine. You will definitely need a reservation and I recommended reaching out at least two weeks in advance to ensure you get your first choice of time.
Very nice. We went to dinner here on a Wednesday night. We arrived about 15 minutes early for our 7pm reservation. The casual Sushi bar area had lots of customers enjoying their happy hour specials. We were seated in the dining room which was empty, nicely decorated and very quiet. Service was excellent. We had edamame and seaweed salad as an appetizer, both very good. For dinner we tried the Chirashi and the Sushi dinner. Both were excellent, the Chirashi especially. Rice was very good. All the fish were delicious, fresh, lots of variety and adequately sized. We also had dessert which was good. Overall, a very good value and we would definitely eat here again if we find ourselves in the Chandler area. 4.5 stars overall.
Love this tiny sushi restaurant!! Happy hour from 5-7 is a smoking deal!! Great selection and have never had a bad roll. The two of us were “starving “ and had 5! Rolls including the Shimagamo roll( just a hint of lemon), the Las Vegas roll, Big and Spicy and my favorite caterpillar roll. With two large Asahi and tip total was just over 70$. We eat here when in town and if lived in town would be there atleast weekly.
Love this place, excellent sushi, great value. The staff is excellent. Have to visit for a meal whenever in town town. However must pre plan and make reservations as always a busy place! Last visit was a Monday and not as packed as went early but quickly seemed to fill up. Shimagamo roll probably my favorite with just a hint of lemon but have never had a bad roll here. Did I say love this place?!
We have eaten at many sushi restaurants that were good and original. If you want really great sushi in a cozy family owned restaurant, this is the spot. This was a a hidden gem in Chandler that serves authentic sushi with the best and freshest ingredients. Great happy hour bargains and a superb wait staff who can tell you anything you need to know about the menu. Specials change each night. Not to be missed!
This cozy place in a strip mall on the SW corner of Dobson and Warner is a favorite. We try to stop by atleast once when we are in town--just need to plan ahead and make reservations as it is always busy. The staff is friendly, the food is excellent and inexpensive at baseline but even a better bargain during their happy hours. Love the Shimagamo roll, the big and spicy roll--in fact have not been disappointed with any of our choices. Worth the drive.
Our second dinner here this week. Never disappoints!! Had our favorite rolls and tried a spicy one with smoked jalapeños ( unfortunately don't recall the name of the roll)... amazing! Will be back soon..planning for next visit already. The happy hour includes a wide selection of rolls and alcohol options making early dinner even a bigger bargain. ( and more importantly the food is delicious)
This little neighborhood gem tucked away in a strip mall has rapidly become our favorite sushi place. The rolls are delicious,some unique especially the shimagamo roll with that light touch of lemon. We visit for at least one meal when in town.....provided I plan ahead. Always packed so reservations typically a good idea.
It was ok, not good or great. Fried pork gyozas were very good, as was the accompanying sauce. O-Toro sashimi - smelled too fishy, sliced too thick & not worth $32 price tag for 4 pieces. Rolls were ho-hum...have had better selection & quality at Dozo Izakaya. Server never asked if my partner wanted a 2nd glass of wine, anything else or if we wanted desert.
Shimogamo, is by far one of the best places for sushi n Phoenix. My husband and I have been here a few times it's been consistently good. He had the crazy roll and Las Vegas roll, both were really good, I had some of his crazy roll and loved it! I would definitely order it for myself when we go back. They also offer wonderful entrées, I had the grilled blackened snapper it was excellent ! Shimogamo also has chicken, pork and beef on their menu for those who do not like seafood. They are hidden in a strip mall, one of those hidden gems. I look forward to our next visit!
Probably the most authentic Japanese food you can find here in the Valley. Top notch sushi, sashimi, seafood and fish dishes, good tempura and salads. Haven't try the udon yet or sake. They have a wide selection of sake, server will help you pair sake with food. Portions are quite small, enough though if you're not starving. Overall, good dining experience, good service and atmosphere. Will definitely come back.
Shimo is simply the best authentic Japanese restaurant in the valley. The food, service and ambiance are without comparison. The sushi is ridiculously fresh and the taste is out of this world. Zach and his team behind the sushi counter deliver gourmet dishes that will knock your socks off. Don't come here for California rolls. Go to Safeway for those. Get the uni, monkfish liver or the buttery escolar. Thanks to Mr Yoshi and Mama San for another amazing meal.
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