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415 N Water St, Corpus Christi, TX 78401-2532
361-882-8885
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5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Mon - Thu 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Dining options: Reservations
Good for:
Reservations

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Visitor rating
  • 11
    Excellent
  • 7
    Very good
  • 4
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Great experience!

Visited here as I pretty much always have an urge to eat sushi and the reviews were good. Very friendly service from all staff and the sushi was very good. I had the sashimi platter with extra tuna and yellowtail sashimi. It was all very good. I enjoyed the hot saki and had red bean ice cream for... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 26, 2015
Snoopyhead
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Houston
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26 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Houston
Senior Contributor
48 reviews 48 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015 NEW

Visited here as I pretty much always have an urge to eat sushi and the reviews were good. Very friendly service from all staff and the sushi was very good. I had the sashimi platter with extra tuna and yellowtail sashimi. It was all very good. I enjoyed the hot saki and had red bean ice cream for dessert. Very... More 

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Corpus Christi, Texas
Top Contributor
123 reviews 123 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2014

I eat lunch here regularly, and have found the sushi to be the best in Corpus Christi. Their specials are always creative and well-prepared. They also have several dishes for the non-sushi eaters in a group such as bento boxes and Yaki Soba. Their Spicy Garlic Edamame is delicious! I ordered their one Korean dish today which comes in a... More 

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Bocas del Toro Province, Panama
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19 reviews 19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

Very nice atmosphere,very good sushi,sake,service and prices.I think that says it all. Well not for trip advisor.Annoyingly they insist on 50 characters. To be succinct -A great sushi place

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Bergheim, Texas
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2013

The sushi is always fresh at downtown location. Boyd comes up with very creative rolls and appetizers that aren't found elsewhere. We enjoy sitting at the sushi bar and chatting with him.

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vacationfamily3
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47 reviews 47 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2012

We were greeted with a nice staff, our waiter was nice. Our sushi came quickly after we ordered. It was tasty but wasn't a tight roll, loose. Hibachi time...Our Hibachi cook was white and wasn't entertaining except, when he did say something he used an Asian accent. Lol Mu husbands steak had 8 pieces of fat, you know how the... More 

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Lafayette, Louisiana
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15 reviews 15 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2012

This place was the highlight of my trip to Corpus. I'm not a connoisseur or anything but I eat it regularly and this was some of the best.

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Austin TX
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143 reviews 143 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
213 helpful votes 213 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2012

Living in Austin, Vegetarian Sushi is a known concept. Aka, has 3 vegetarian rolls on the menu, which are not at all great The noodle dish we ordered was with Tofu but kind of smelled like fish (fish oil). The Service is average. I liked the location and the ambiance. Good Saki.

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Corpus Christi, Texas
Senior Contributor
36 reviews 36 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2012

Have been here several times. 90% of the time the sushi is excellent, fresh and delicious! There have been a couple of times, however that the sushi was terrible, warm and slimy. Pretty disgusting. Must have been an off day.... it was excellent before so I gave them another chance. Bento box for lunch is very good and filling.

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Houston, Texas
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2012

My husband and I with our two kids ( ages 3 and 1) went to this location for an evening of hibachi. The chef was boring didn't hold a conversation with us, during the presentation another hibachi chef came to tell him another table was waiting on him- which clearly upset our hibachi chef and he didn't talk the rest... More 

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Contributor
17 reviews 17 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2012

Fresh, tasty, good service. Nice selections with great happy hour on weekdays. No waiting. Best service in Corpus.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 415 N Water St, Corpus Christi, TX 78401-2532
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Corpus Christi
  • Phone Number: 361-882-8885

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Japanese
Open Hours
Monday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?