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Kuni's Japanese Restaurant

511 Main St, Ste A, Evanston, IL 60202-4506
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English first
14 reviews 14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014 via mobile

We came in (a party of 4) on a slow Monday night. It took a while for anyone to approach us for a drink order; the food order took even longer. We requested a soy paper roll alternative; the response was a resounding - "We don't do that. We never heard of it!" Chicken teriyaki was bland and broccoli totally... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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58 reviews 58 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

Very tasty food. Great service. Miso soup is good. Food is fresh. We enjoyed lunch at Japanese restaurant.

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61 reviews 61 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

I have nothing against this restaurant, in fact, I find the staff to be very nice and would like to like the place more, but I really wish the food was better. It's not that it is bad, but it is far from great. Other than the miso soup, which is a very good representation of that genre, most of... More 

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Lincolnshire, Illinois
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218 reviews 218 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
95 helpful votes 95 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

Reliable food, well-prepared and with good service. A bit pricey. Located on the southside of Evanston near the L stop.

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Chicago, Illinois
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10 reviews 10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Kuni has been holding court in this location for about 20 years. Just sit at the bar and watch Kuni serve you the best traditional sushi.

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Boulder, Colorado
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255 reviews 255 reviews
229 restaurant reviews
113 helpful votes 113 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2013

On my annual trek to the Chicago area I again visited Kuni's. He has been open for almost 27 years and I have been going for 27 hears. Why? Because the quality of the fish is excellent, the presentation is better than most sushi restaurants I have been to and it is a family run restaurant. Kuni, the owner, will... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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35 reviews 35 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2013

Why isn't this place packed to the gills with people waiting, for dinner on an early Saturday night? That was the question I asked myself as my wife and I enjoyed a fantastic meal here at the sushi bar ahead of a movie last Saturday. Sure, this isn't one of the flashy, trendy, hip hop Americanized places to get sushi... More 

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32 reviews 32 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2013 via mobile

Three of us went to Kuni's for a quick dinner. My husband and I ordered teriyaki chicken, and my son ordered chicken with vegetables. We all received a nice portion of miso soup which was quite good. We also got a tossed green salad that probably came from a bag. However, it was plentiful, and the dressing was excellent. The... More 

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2013

went to dinner at Kuni Friday evening two weekends ago. I had the chef's sashimi platter which was just great.

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Evanston, Illinois
3 reviews 3 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2012

We were hoping Kuni would be a nice neighborhood joint to go for a quick sushi fix. Unfortunately, the quality of the sushi ranges from mediocre to "it'll looks fine-just eat it" level, the preparation is uninspired and tastes are for the gentrified. On top of that, the prices make a downtown sushi hotspot seem like a bargain. My gf... More 

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Additional Information about Kuni's Japanese Restaurant

Address: 511 Main St, Ste A, Evanston, IL 60202-4506
Phone Number: 847-328-2004
Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Evanston
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
Monday 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
Saturday 11:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 20 - 25
Cuisine: Sushi, Japanese

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