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Sea Shai

747 Aquidneck Ave Ste 6, Middletown, RI 02842-7253
(401) 849-5180
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Ranked #32 of 85 restaurants in Middletown
Cuisines: Japanese
Most recent review
- Jul 18, 2014
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81% Recommend
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English first
Middletown, Rhode Island
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014 NEW

First time here, was recommended by a coworker and I'm so glad that I came here, this place is tucked away from the touristy spots, but I had a wonderful experience and great food, pretty reasonably priced and really good reasonable priced cocktails, if you like Japanese cuisine this place is a must!

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New York City, New York
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2013

Wonderful in every way: service, food, ambiance! Has both Korean and Japanese options. Have had Korean pancakes, which were fine. But mostly have had the Japanese options, including the excellent miso soup, and the sushi and sashimi. Also, the steamed dumplings, which were truly outstanding. We had the pork dumplings. Their selection of wines is fine, including some excellent New... More

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Newport, Rhode Island
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41 reviews 41 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2013 via mobile

It was so bad we are never going to give it a second chance. The whole experience took about 2hrs 15min to finish. We had 2 three year olds with us and 2 of us had to leave even before the meal came. We were a party of 6 with 2 kids who didn't order food, the whole back area... More

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Newport, Rhode Island
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2013

Authentic and delicious food!! I understand the restaurant is under new ownership which in my opinion is way better than it was before! The wait was slightly longer which I was informed because of the numerous sushi orders that went it, plus it was visually busy...But the food was definitely worth the wait! The sushi rolls are un-thought of combinations... More

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Miller Place, New York
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49 reviews 49 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2012

SPICY, fresh, delicious rolls at average cost for comparable restaurants. Nice menu - excellent variety and great service. The ambience is nothing special and it was quiet for a Saturday night but we really enjoyed our meal. Off the beaten track and away from the traveler madness of downtown Newport.

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Newport, Rhode Island
16 reviews 16 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2012

We had an amazing meal at Sea Shai, definitely the finest sushi of all the Aquidneck Island sushi places. The restaurant was quiet when we were there (6:45 on a Sat. night), but I think that has more to do with the location (in a business center). The staff are very helpful and incredibly polite; the restaurant is spotless and... More

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Rhode Island
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27 reviews 27 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2012 via mobile

it's been a while since we dined here and think they are under new ownership or management. Either way the food is as good as before and defintely will return

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2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2011 via mobile

My friend and I love this restaurant with the best sushi around extremly sweet and helpful staff I have never had a bad meal! Definitly reccommend!!

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Charlestown, Rhode Island
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2010

Two hours to get the meal. The two orders of Tempura were cold. The rice with two meals never arrived. Two appetizers never arrived and were finally cancelled. One side order with a meal only arrived after two requests. The Bento Box was cold. The waiter was pleasant but completely inexperienced and incompetent. There seemed to be no communication between... More

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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2008

This is the best Japanese / Korean restaurant on the island. You will find a great selection of delicious cuisine, with good service, and moderate prices (and free parking). If you like sushi, this is your place – a great selection. Far enough off the beaten path, you will find few tourists here, which is too bad since they will... More

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