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The Flying Fish

245 3rd Street, Elko, NV 89801
+1 775-777-7509
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Ranked #9 of 71 Restaurants in Elko
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $10 - $15
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Cuisines: Sushi, Italian, Japanese, Asian fusion
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Good for: Families with children, Outdoor seating, Special occasions
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
Description: The Flinging Fish provides a comfortable environment, with an outdoor patio, a bar and lounge. Catering, a conference room for business meetings that can accommodate up to 20 people. The Fish will only use the best products on the market, and you can tell the minute you bite into our food. With a full service bar that has many hand craft beers and a lounge to relax in.
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English first
Top Contributor
54 reviews 54 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

The Flying Fish is under relatively new ownership since I last patronized the place. I'd heard rumblings of an over-hall in the areas of service and food, so I decided to give them a shot. I wasn't disappointed. The first thing I noticed was that the staff was hustling. There wasn't an idle employee hand in the place - as... More 

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Elko, Nevada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

We live here in Elko for almost 5 mos now and we finally give this place a try. This place's parking is scarce. We were greeted by the hostess as soon as we get inside and seated promptly. It took a while for them to get out drink order. We ordered Seared Ahi as our appetizer and it was ok... More 

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Golden, Colorado, United States
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22 reviews 22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Good Sushi and Japanese food in Elko, great atmosphere. The place has been around for 5 - 6 years and keeps growing in size.

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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

We went for dinner we wanted sushi so we looked at the menu my husband noticed how expensive it was we each ordered a roll they were both good. As we were sitting there we were watching one of the waitresses her hair was not tied up and she was constantly playing with it gross. Same with the bartender I... More 

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dingusmcghee, Owner at The Flying Fish, responded to this review

Thank you for coming in and glad you like the food and you are correct no ones hair should be down we will look into this matter and address it accordingly. More 

Elko, Nevada
Top Contributor
53 reviews 53 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

I have probably eaten at the Flying Fish at least 100 times easily. Sometimes I get sushi...sometimes I get Italian. The staff is wonderful and parking is easy. Yes...even in "downtown" Elko there are sometimes parking issues. During the summer they have outdoor seating.

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4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

Based on reviews we read we were a little worried to try The Flying Fish but we were happily surprised. Service was good, even with some large graduation tables there at the same time. I had sushi in a Bento Box and it was well prepared and delicious. My boyfriend doesn't do sushi but instead went with pork and it... More 

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West Valley City, Utah, Usa
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60 reviews 60 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

i have been to the old location but the new one is much nicer, good atmosphere and great food, especially in the little town of elko

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Truckee, California
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2014

Who would have thought you could find great sushi in the middle of NV. Torre, our sushi chef, was so nice, knowledgeable and knew exactly what we wanted. The spicy scallop handroll he made was just the right amount of heat and really fresh. The Unagi long roll was so tasty. You won't be disappointed.

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Langley, Washington
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75 reviews 75 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2014

A wonderful establishment with a huge variety of excellent sushi and wonderful Italian dishes. (Not the usual combination, I know). It was soooo good we ate twice during one long weekend. The service was professional and friendly and they all hustled to serve the crowds. I recommend the bento box. gnocchi and vodka pappardelli.I ate breakfast here last year and... More 

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Top Contributor
376 reviews 376 reviews
205 restaurant reviews
371 helpful votes 371 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2014

We had 3 meals at the Flying Fish this week. Breakfast had great coffee, but was a total mess. I ordered the veggie Benedict which is poached eggs on a corn cake, portabella and spinach. It came and was a sprinkle of spinach with poached eggs - no corn cake or portabella making it a significantly smaller dish. When I... More 

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Additional Information about The Flying Fish

Address: 245 3rd Street, Elko, NV 89801
Phone Number: +1 775-777-7509
Location: United States  >  Nevada (NV)  >  Elko
Open Hours:
Monday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 10 - 15
Cuisine: Sushi, Italian, Japanese, Asian fusion

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