Originally the eatery was Blowfish; however to avoid trade name litigation with a California Company with the same name, it became "The Electric Eel..."
On a Thursday night it was busy but nowhere near full. If you plan to dine there on a Friday or Saturday, to be on the safe side, a reservation is suggested.
Happy Hour is from 3PM to 6PM. Happy Hour pricing is available anywhere you are seated; not just the bar. Their Happy Hour menu in in a "holder" on most tables; if not on your table take it from the next table or ask for it.
We didn't do Teppan, but ordered off the Happy Hour and regular menu. [Our cousins really enjoy the place; we are more into Chinese Vs. Japanese.) The tempura plate had a generous helping of lightly fried morsels; the Happy Hour Calamari was crispy fried but "thin" on the Calamari; musssels were sitting in four shells (it seemed if there were two mussels on each shell) with a spicey (good) suace; the varied "rolls" ordered were tasty (although one fell apart). Service was paced so all the goodies didn't arrive at once.
Bottom line is that if you are into "Japanese cuisine" then you want this eatery on your list of places to go.
For out-of-towners, Cave Creek is still "old West" cowboy country. Loaded with "cowboy" bars and restaurants, there are plenty of shops offering all sorts of touristy stuff. (Locals shop there too.) A visit to Cave Creek during the day is worthwhle just for the "Western" scenery. The adjacent town of Carefree (where the Boulders Resort is located) is also worth driving through. In addition to the large sundial in the "town square", [Don't expect an East Coast town square.] drive through the residental area on the West side of Tom Darlington Drive (if you were driving North on Scottsdale Road, it becomes Tom Darlington Dr...watch the speed limit there!). Lots of upscale homes nestled (almost hidden) into the giant boulders. Interesting!!
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