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Agua Dulce 305, Tampico 89110, Mexico
+52 833 213 8617
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1:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 1:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Tampico, Mexico
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 20, 2016 via mobile

This is a mexican style sushi. Not japanese authentic but with really good taste. My favorite all you can eat buffet in town. Offers takeouts and home delivery but can take a while. Dont recommend to go on tuesdays because they have pay 1 get 2 promo in rolls and they are very busy

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Zacatecas, Mexico
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43 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 3, 2016

este sushi es el mejor de Tampico, This sushi is the best from this city the flavor with tropical fruits is the best i had ever taste. i do recommend for shushi Lovers.

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Heidenheim, Germany
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78 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 13, 2016

For me, the best restaurant to enjoy Sushi! After the opening of yöko however it is only number two in tampico. Tuesday is 2x1.

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Madrid
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266 reviews
247 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 127 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 5, 2016

After visiting countless Japanese restaurants around the world (that are, presumably, too, only adaptations of "real" Japanese cuisine), on can only wonder how Kurai can call itself a sushi place or an Asian restaurant at all. From putting cream cheese in virtually every roll and throwing in random pieces of meat and chicken into rice rolls that are always falling... More 

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Heidenheim, Germany
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78 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 23, 2015

The best fried sushi on this planet. I came from Germany and spend a lot of month in asia. but this mexican fried sushi is the best food i've ever tried! Not kidding! Try it moreover its incredible cheap!

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Montrose, United Kingdom
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39 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 10, 2014

Been there twice, am not into sushi but tried 1 piece and don't like it - but that just me. The buffet was good with plenty of choices, while I was sitting there everything was kept fresh and old stuff was thrown away. Continiously fresh food appeared from the kitchen. 1 Advice, start where the soups are and make your... More 

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Puebla, Mexico
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 6, 2014

Kurai is a nice sushi place in Tampico ! The new decoration puts you in a nice atmosphere for tasting the sushi buffet. There are also other chinese specialties to taste. A nice place to go in Tampico.

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Mexico City, Mexico
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 11, 2013

This is a great place to eat sushi. It is a buffet so you want to work out an appetite before going there. Food is always fresh and very well prepared, and they always have a vast variety of things to choose from, not only sushi, but also some Chinese dishes. Staff is very friendly and service-oriented, so you will... More 

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Tampico
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35 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 20, 2011

Kurai takes the credit for making sushi popular in Tampico. Their key was simple: make sushi cheap and spicy. They nailed it. They started with one day a week sushi roll buffet a few years ago and it soon became all week long. If you are a sushi purist, this is the last place you want to visit. For one... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 16, 2008

sushii (:

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$10 - $15
Cuisine
Sushi, Chinese
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Delivery
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
1:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday
1:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
1:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
1:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
1:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
1:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
1:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Agua Dulce 305, Tampico 89110, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Northern Mexico  >  Tamaulipas  >  Tampico
  • Phone Number: +52 833 213 8617

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?