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Comment Archives: Locations: Restaurants: Sushi and Japanese

Re: “Benihana

Worth every penny!!!

Posted by latina2dmax on 02/24/2010 at 11:23 PM

Re: “Sushi Garden

This might be a good place to get cheap sushi, but not so much high quality. I'm originally from Hawaii, so I know fresh fish, and what I got here made me pause even just looking at it. Eating it did not improve my estimate.

I've been brought there a couple of times by friends that love it, so clearly it works for some people, but I will turn down any future invitations to eat there.

3 likes, 1 dislike
Posted by shady on 02/21/2010 at 10:30 PM

Re: “Fusion Wasabi

Not what it used to be!! They are now too busy for quality!

What a dissapointment. we had been going to this restautant since it opened. Tonight, Friday before Valentine Day 2010 was such a dissapointment from any other ever enjoyed there in past. We arrived around 5:10 pm, early enough to beat the crowds! After seating a partial party, then moving them because their other diners would not be there for an hour, another party of three joined our table. Finally our cook came to the table after 6:20, the grill was over heated, he put the eggs on griddle and they promptly burnt to a discusting shade of black! He scrapped away the black egg, added the rice (to a still too hot griddle) and it became crunchy and scorched to a scary grey color. Oh did I mention the flying egg shell launched from his poor attempt of a clumsy show. My chicken was blackened to a crispy unidentifiable texture. He forgot I ordered shrimp and tried to give my order to the other party. The saddest of all was when expressing our first dissapointment in our dining experience, they did not care!!! They just said "oh" I'll tell the owner later!!! So very sad, they used to be great but are now reduced to not caring about their service and worse about their food quality!!!

Mary Fallecker Native Tucsonan of over 50 years!

Posted by MaryMove on 02/12/2010 at 8:24 PM

Re: “Tatsu Sushi

If this is the DJ that performed at Armory Park for First Night down town 2009. He gets the croud jumpin. He's great!

Posted by erlsgrl on 01/27/2010 at 10:00 AM

Re: “Ra Sushi Bar Restaurant

RA is actually the best Sushi in Tucson. You get what you pay for, and none of the other Sushi restaurants can compare. Especially not Sushi Garden, YUCK! Cool atmosphere, and they really do have awesome specials during thier happy hour!

Posted by Dana Padula on 11/03/2009 at 10:43 AM

Re: “Ra Sushi Bar Restaurant

Nice atmosphere but that's were the fun stops. I mean some of the appetizers are OK, only when there're sold at happy hour prices mind you. Both times I an actual main courses they were WAY too salty and or WAY too sweet. Trust me, I like adventurous flavor but not when it's done like this. Wrong guys! The wannabes can have at it. I'll stick to Firebirds or Bluepoint when at La Encantada. Or, I can always go to AJ's, pay too much for grocery items and cook my own dinner.

Posted by Randalj09 on 09/07/2009 at 10:29 PM

Re: “Sushi Garden

Love this place. I come here with my gigantic appetite every week when I can. Their Hamachi sashimi is always fresh and their rolls are great. The workers are always down to earth and treat me and my family right.

1 like, 4 dislikes
Posted by tim on 07/23/2009 at 5:51 AM

Re: “Shogun Japanese Restaurant and Sushi Bar

The best sushi serving size in town. Fresh too. Always pleasant Pak and Aoki serve you up light conversation, too. You may walk in but, after filling up, you'll need to roll out.

5 likes, 0 dislikes
Posted by dk2son on 07/16/2009 at 8:43 AM

Re: “Shogun Japanese Restaurant and Sushi Bar

Our favorite place if we're just craving Japanese and don't feel like spending a fortune. Half off select sushi rolls every day and great lunch box menu.

3 likes, 0 dislikes
Posted by nia on 07/03/2009 at 1:41 PM

Re: “Sushi Garden

Yuck! My wife and I ate here last week... here's the rundown:

*Multiple hairs in the the tempura shrimp roll
*Dirty floors
*Sushi too warm... like it had been sitting out for a while
*Overpriced sake
*Bad lighting
*Overpriced in general

...can't really think of any positives besides the sake buzz.

3 likes, 2 dislikes
Posted by Nate on 06/03/2009 at 6:57 PM

Re: “Tatsu Sushi

Such a fun little restaurant! You would never expect how nice it is from the outside. Service was friendly and probably the best sushi I've had in Tucson so far.

Posted by blissfull on 04/29/2009 at 12:54 PM

Re: “Fusion Wasabi

The Fusion Wasabi, formerly known as the Sky Blue Wasabi, is the best sushi in Tucson - guaranteed! It features the freshest fish and a great atmosphere. I have been there well over 100 times since it opened, and only once have I gotten a piece of fish not up to par. It was Blue Fin Tuna, which they no longer serve. They have an extensive menu which is only lacking halibut, which I love. The chefs are great, as well as the waiters/waitresses. I give my personal guarantee that you will have a great experience.

Everett W. Mack

Posted by Everett2012 on 04/16/2009 at 6:02 PM

Re: “I Love Sushi

Portions are now smaller, no complimentary orange for dessert now. I have not tried the sushi, but the bento boxes and tempura are fried with cheap cooking oil that stays with you, and if your stomach is sensitive find a place that used olive oil or canola oil of a good quality. I Love Sushi was better a few years ago.

Posted by TXJesse on 04/15/2009 at 10:25 PM

Re: “Sushi Yukari

Not many know about this place -- word of mouth advertising keeps it plenty busy. Charming little sushi restaurant with a decided japanese flavor -- run by Japanese people -- so it's japanese approved. Owners are active in Tucson Japanese Association and local events. Only place we know of that gets fresh fish in daily and cuts it fresh -- not the quick, cheap dry sushi stuff at the all-you-can-stand places. You get what you pay for and this place is a nice, quiet, very great value for anyone who still believes in service without the crazy, loud crouds at other warehouse sushi scenes in Tucson!

Posted by sbtucson on 04/08/2009 at 9:15 AM

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