Sumo Japanese, San Antonio

8342 W Interstate 10, San Antonio, TX 78230 Directions

About Sumo Japanese

  • Cuisine
    Steak, Japanese, Sushi, Asian
  • Meals
    Lunch, Dinner
  • Price
    $30-$50
  • Attire
    Casual
  • Alcohol
    Available
  • Parking
    Lot
  • Delivery
    No
  • Takeout
    Yes
  • Reservations
    Yes
  • Gluten Free Options
    Yes

About this Business

Twelve chefs clad in black uniforms and red hats stand at attention over tableside hibachis. All eyes on them, they start to play with their food: the culinary wizards wave lobster tails at guests, set onions aflame, and flip shrimp high in the air to land in their tall hats. “It is not just about the food, it’s about the show,” says Sumo Japanese Steakhouse owner Brad Meltzer. “The show brings you in and the food brings you back.”

Prior to landing on the hibachi grill, beef is butchered in-house and dressed in its Sunday best. Filet mignon shares grilling space with salmon, chicken, tuna, and scallops dipped in house-made ginger sauce. Meltzer and a small army of trained sushi chefs designed their menu of more than two dozen nigiri and sashimi rolls to please even the prickliest taste buds. Meltzer himself favors the 210 roll, a cyclone of scallops, shrimp, and crab slathered in sweet-and-spicy sauce and topped with crabstick, eel sauce, spicy mayo, and a snowfall of tempura flakes.

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Sun
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
Mon-Thu
4:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Fri
4:30 PM - 11:00 PM
Sat
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM