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Chiso

3520 Fremont Ave N, Seattle, WA 98103 (Fremont)
(206) 632-3430
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Ranked #723 of 3,427 restaurants in Seattle
Price range: $21 - $30
Cuisines: Sushi, Japanese
Neighborhood: Fremont
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Neighborhood: Fremont
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English first
Seattle, Washington
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

I have been to Chiso in Freemont over many years and i have always had good food.. the salads are wonderful.. the sushi fresh and well prepared..one of the best Sushi restaurants in Seattle.

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Seattle
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55 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2014

The first thing you will notice about Chiso is that, like its surrounding Fremont neighborhood, it is decidedly unpretentious. The crowded basement space is minimally adorned, with family-sized tables and a bigger than average sushi bar. By contrast, the food is brilliantly prepared and elegantly presented. Start with the miso soup. Here, it's much more than a floury broth with... More

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Tulsa
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39 reviews 39 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2013

We were visiting Seattle for the first time and spent five nights exploring the various areas. Fremon is known for some unique landmarks and within a block of Chiso is the famous Lenin Statue that was brought originally to Seattle for smelting and somehow found its way here. Also less than two blocks away is the famous Troll Under the... More

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Seattle, Washington
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88 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2013

Tues 4/23/13, 1:15: Chiso Restaurant/Seattle, Wa: Tried it on a expiring Groupon. Easy 2hr free street parking. Seating a long shape with good lighting, very nice roomy sushi bar, though waiter service a bit rushing, not experience. I counted 3. My selections: miso soup: gave a great start, nicely seasoned with tofu still somewhat crunchy, nicely touch with the added... More

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Seattle
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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2013

Chiso is a wonderful neighborhood restaurant that also happens to serve excellent sushi and other Japanese food. The ikura nigiri is an example of how fresh their fish is; I am often disappointed at other sushi restaurants because I'm comparing with Chiso's, which is succulent and never squashed. Their hamachi kama is a yummy cooked dish for those who don't... More

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Seattle, USA
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54 reviews 54 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2013

If you love Japanese food, this is the place to come! It has a very large menu with some unusual dishes and sushi chefs at the back even at lunch. We always have a hard time deciding what to have. Everything is tasty but I have to go back for the black cod.

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Seattle
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6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2013

One of the best sushi places in the city. The hamachi is great and the chirasi bowls are wonderful. Service is excellent. Go before 7:00 PM or you may have to wait.

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South West U.S.
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14 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2012

Don't get me wrong, I love seafood, especially raw seafood, which is one of the reasons I come to the northwest each fall, to eat fresh seafood. Don't get me wrong, the raw, fresh seafood we ate at Chiso was excellent. But isn't that the case of any sushi restaurant I would choose to go to? Right? Do your research,... More

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Seattle
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33 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2012

My wife & I had the house omakase dinner at Chiso last nite - superb. From a wonderful crab miso soup, asparagus-green bean-spinach plate, delicious salmon tartare with salmon roe, "sashimi duck", extraordinarily fresh sushi plate. All very nicely paced and delicious.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2012

Along with the best, freshest ingredients and traditional sushi offerings, Chiso has an array of dishes which tempt your taste buds. Stand outs are the spinach and avocado salad and shiso mojito. Their happy hour is unrivaled. Unagi and avocado, spicy tuna, and more.

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