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Agua Dulce 305, Tampico 89110, Mexico
833 2138617
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1:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 1:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Dinner, Delivery

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  • 23
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  • 24
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  • 7
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  • 2
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  • 3
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
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Been there twice, am not into sushi but tried 1 piece and don't like it - but that just me. The buffet was good with plenty of choices, while I was sitting there everything was kept fresh and old stuff was thrown away. Continiously fresh food appeared from the kitchen. 1 Advice, start where the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 10, 2014
Mario M
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Montrose, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

After visiting countless Japanese restaurants around the world (that are, presumably, too, only adaptations of "real" Japanese cuisine), on can only wonder how Kurai can call itself a sushi place or an Asian restaurant at all. From putting cream cheese in virtually every roll and throwing in random pieces of meat and chicken into rice rolls that are always falling... More 

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Heidenheim, Germany
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

The best fried sushi on this planet. I came from Germany and spend a lot of month in asia. but this mexican fried sushi is the best food i've ever tried! Not kidding! Try it moreover its incredible cheap!

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Montrose, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

Been there twice, am not into sushi but tried 1 piece and don't like it - but that just me. The buffet was good with plenty of choices, while I was sitting there everything was kept fresh and old stuff was thrown away. Continiously fresh food appeared from the kitchen. 1 Advice, start where the soups are and make your... More 

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Puebla, Mexico
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

Kurai is a nice sushi place in Tampico ! The new decoration puts you in a nice atmosphere for tasting the sushi buffet. There are also other chinese specialties to taste. A nice place to go in Tampico.

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Mexico City, Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2013

This is a great place to eat sushi. It is a buffet so you want to work out an appetite before going there. Food is always fresh and very well prepared, and they always have a vast variety of things to choose from, not only sushi, but also some Chinese dishes. Staff is very friendly and service-oriented, so you will... More 

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Tampico
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2011

Kurai takes the credit for making sushi popular in Tampico. Their key was simple: make sushi cheap and spicy. They nailed it. They started with one day a week sushi roll buffet a few years ago and it soon became all week long. If you are a sushi purist, this is the last place you want to visit. For one... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2008

sushii (:

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Agua Dulce 305, Tampico 89110, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Northern Mexico  >  Tamaulipas  >  Tampico
  • Phone Number: 833 2138617

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 15
  • Cuisine: Sushi
Open Hours
Sunday
1:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday
1:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
1:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
1:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
1:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
1:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
1:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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