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3130 E Madison St, Ste 106, Seattle, WA 98112-4221 (Broadway / Capitol Hill)
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Ranked #114 of 3,487 Restaurants in Seattle
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $31 - $40
Sun 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Mon - Sat 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Sushi, Japanese, Seafood
Neighborhood: Broadway / Capitol Hill
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Good for: Large groups, Outdoor seating
Dining options: Reservations
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English first
Belo Horizonte, MG
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37 reviews 37 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

I have been to Japanaese restaurantes all over the world, including Japan, so every time I try to find the best in the town I am at the moment. I chose to go to this restaurant because I had read the reviews. Well, I cannot compare it to the others in town, so the only thing I can say that... More 

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Stanwood, Washington
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

The food was excellent and the service was nearly flawless. My wife and I had the omakase for the first time. Each course was innovative and very tasty. I will probably chose more conventional sushi and sashimi in the future because that is really our favorite and the omakase was pretty spendy. Be sure to get there early on weekends... More 

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Bethesda, Maryland
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75 reviews 75 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

I read sushi was very big in Seattle so wanted to try it one night during my visit. I then saw a WSJ review and Zagat score of 29 for this place and wanted to try it. When we got there we sat at the sushi bar and was told the owner and helmed chef Tatsu Nishino was working that... More 

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Mercer Island, Washington
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Setting is good. A good place to entertain. Food and wine are excellent. Desserts are good too. The waitresses are very knowledgeable on the menu details

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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143 reviews 143 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

The sushi was very good and it is a very family oriented restaurant with lots of kids. Interesting specials that are worth trying. The seaweed salad has three kinds of seaweed and three different sauces. It was great. The seared albacore with foie gras was also excellent and a different way of thinking about sushi. Tempura with seafood was another... More 

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Senior Contributor
35 reviews 35 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

We found this place from reviews online and it did not disappoint! It was a 10 min cabride from the Renaissance but worth the trip. It is a small place, make a reservation .. and it's loud, not romantic. There are about 20 seats At the sushi bar and about maybe 15 tables. The food was excellent, the highlights being... More 

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Kent, Washington
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137 reviews 137 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

WAY too much salt in both the miso soup and the kale salad. But the maguro sushi was probably the best maguro I've ever had. The rolls were excellently prepared with not too much rice, as is so common. I had the egg-crepe wrapped roll, which was both novel and excellent. The other rolls were quite good, as well. Service... More 

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80 reviews 80 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
94 helpful votes 94 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Our battle plan to deal with a miniscule parking and traffic down to Madison Valley is to eat right when they open on the weekend. Always make a reservation here to avoid disappointment! We usually go at 5:30 pm and even so, parking can be tough and people have been turned away without a res. We've gone here for years... More 

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New York City, New York
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67 reviews 67 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Nishino is on par with Shiro's and the two restaurants are arguably the best sushi spots in Seattle. Great sushi - if you have the opportunity, sitting at the bar is a must. The omakase is more than generous in terms of portion, size and quality. Fatty toro and uni were the standouts.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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26 reviews 26 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2014

It's a little off the beaten tourist path, and that's a good thing. It's a little dated, but it still feels appropriate. And the food is just outstanding. Whether you have the sushi or another dish (my wife had a miso glazed black cod that was divine), you can't go wrong. It is said that Ichiro Suzuki used to patronize... More 

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Additional Information about Nishino

Address: 3130 E Madison St, Ste 106, Seattle, WA 98112-4221
Phone Number: 206-322-5800
Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Seattle>  > Broadway / Capitol Hill
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Monday 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 31 - 40
Cuisine: Sushi, Japanese, Seafood

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