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“Best sushi ever!” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Alex Sushi

Alex Sushi
Cort Adelers Gate 2, Oslo 0254, Norway
+4722439999
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Ranked #11 of 1,031 Restaurants in Oslo
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $72 - $72
Cuisines: Sushi
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Good for: Entertaining clients, Doing business, Special occasions, Romantic
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Delivery, Late Night, Reservations
Description: Alex Sushi in Solli Plass square in Oslo is one of the city's finer sushi restaurants. The interior is modern and stylish with an open kitchen area where guests sit around an oval table, watching the mastery of the sushi chefs at work. The menu includes a fascinating number of ingredients, with some exotic highlights for the more adventurous. The service is relaxed, knowledgeable and friendly. An excellent wine list complements the food, with vintage varieties mainly from France and Italy.
Sandnes, Norway
Top Contributor
51 reviews 51 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 33 cities Reviews in 33 cities
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
“Best sushi ever!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2012

Fantastic sushi in a great atmosphere with grea service! A must to visisit, best sushi I have ever experienced!

  • Visited May 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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  • Chinese (Simplified) first
  • Danish first
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Norwegian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
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English first
Copenhagen, Denmark
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122 reviews 122 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 35 cities Reviews in 35 cities
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
“Best sushi ever”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2012

This is the best sushi I have ever had. Very high quality. Expensive but a must to go there if you like sushi.

  • Visited April 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
“Didn't live up to it's reputation”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2012

I've heard from many sources that Alex Sushi has the absolute best sushi in Oslo, so we went there for a special-occasion dinner. We ordered the White Menu, which started of well with a nice sashimi of salmon with a really good sauce. This was followed by 5 pieces of Nigiri Sushi with very unfresh and crumbly rice. The fish choice was ok, but nothing very exciting (shrimp, salmon etc). For the last serving we got maki rolls and some more sashimi, and this was by far the most disappointing serving. The maki was all salmon, and a very chewy and stringy one I must add, kept sticking in teeth. The sashimi was terrible, the cuts were almost two cms thick, and there was no sauce. And again, heavy on the salmon.

On the service side, when we arrived for our reservation our table wasn't ready (though there were other free tables in the restaurant), so we had to wait in the lounge for a while. No one came to take a drink order for the waiting. After we were seated the service was pretty good.

All in all I was pretty disappointed. The sushi wasn't very exciting, and some of it was pretty bad. There are plenty of small takeaway restaurants in Oslo with better sushi at better prices, Nori Sushi on St. Hanshaugen for example. The service and experience wasn't good enough to justify the prices.

  • Visited June 2012
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 2 of 5 stars Food
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Oslo, Norway
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
“The BEST sushi in Oslo!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2012

This is the absolutely best sushi in Oslo. They have a special sauce to dip the sushi in that is so good. I recommend you order one of the set color menus to be able to taste a variety of different bites. Make sure to make a reservation in advance.

Visited August 2011
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Oslo, Norway
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5 restaurant reviews
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
“A little disappointing”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2012

We visited Alex Sushi early saturday evening, with only a couple of other guests. Our waiter answered my question "is this Grüner Veltliner nice with our food" with "Yes, it is perfect". It was a terrible choice, and did not match our food at all. We had to wait a long time between our courses, even though our "fresh" sushi was prepared 40 minutes ago and was standing right in front of us. We were never asked if the wood or wine was good, and we did not bother commenting to the waiter. Some of the dishes was really good, some did not impress. We paid almost 2500 for two, including one bottle of wine (not a very expensive one) and two glasses of Champagne. Will not visit again.

  • Visited July 2012
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 2 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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