Happy Sumo Gateway Shopping Plaza

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The Happy Sumo

153 S. Rio Grande St. (500 West) Send to Phone
801-456-7866 | Menu
Japanese food, simple nigiri sushi and inventive specialty rolls at this Gateway Shopping Plaza restaurant.


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Open
Lunch & Dinner daily
Open late Fri.-Sat.
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The Happy Sumo, Salt Lake City, UT


Operations may be disrupted due to COVID-19. Be sure to contact the restaurant to find out its current status and offerings.


The Happy Sumo Restaurant Review

: How could you not immediately warm to a place with a name like The Happy Sumo? It instantly brings to mind benevolent, Buddha-shaped men and bountiful tables of Japanese food. Both fantasies are quickly realized inside the restaurant, though the sumos themselves are confined to two-dimensional wall art. Menu offerings range from simple nigiri sushi to an entire page of wildly inventive specialty rolls to teriyaki and tempura. It's quite fresh and often looks like edible, three-dimensional art. Lunch specials, whether from the sushi bar or the kitchen, are a good bargain.





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