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Cool Sushi
MAKIMONO​
6.95
Spicy Tuna (8)
Diced fresh tuna w/ avocado, chili oil mayo, masago, & smelt eggs
5.45
California (8)
Cucumber, avocado, & kana crab w/ masago outside
7.45
Crunchy Spicy Tuna (8)
Spicy​ tuna & avocado w/ tempura crumb outside
6.25
Alaskan (8)
Fresh salmon, avocado, & crab tick w/ black tobikko outside
5.95
Philly (8)
Smoked salmon & cream cheese
7.25
Tempura Shrimp (8)
Shrimp tempura mayo, & masago, topped w/ a marinated sweet soy sauce
5.50
Salmon-Avocado (8)
Fresh salmon sashimi & avocado
6.25
Unagi-cucumber (8)
Grilled eel w/ cucumber topped w/ a marinated sweet soy sauce
6.25
Tuna-Avocado (8)
Fresh tuna sashimi & avocado
6.75
Super White Creamy (8)
Super white tuna, avocado, mayo nad masago
VEGETABLE MAKI​
3.95
Cucumber Maki (6)
Made w/ slice of cucumber. A beginner's favorite
3.95
Avocado Maki (6)
Made w/ slices of avocado
4.95
Sweet Potato Tempura Maki (6)
Sweet potato tempura, mayo, & topped w/ a marinated sweet soy sauce
4.25
Asparagus Tempura Maki (6)
Made w/ asparagus tempura mayo
SIGNATURE ROLLS​
13.95
The Confusion (8)
Asparagus & sweet potato tempura folded in a maki topped w/ an array of diced super white tuna, salmon, tuna in a mandarin orange aioli & sweet soy sauce
12.95
Souh of The Border (8)
Shrimp tempura, kana crab, jalapeno topped w/ Unagi & tobiko lightly coated w/ a special seared mole mayo sauce & zest of lime
13.95
Obama-Nami (10)
The Obama-nami roll is made w/ a diverse group of ingredients which includes unagi, avocado, & cream cheese w/ a hint of green pepper, smoke salmon, & spicy mayo rolled in sushi rice & covered w/ red tobiko
13.95
Fukudome
Jumbo Roll: shrimp tempura, mayo, masago, avocados, chili sauce, tobiko, cream cheese, & scallions w/ a tempura crub outside & topped w/ wasabi mayo & a sweet soy sauce
10.25
Mega Vega (Hearty Vegetarain ) (10)
Jumbo Roll: The mega is packed w/ tempura sweet potato & broccoli which gives it a slight nutty flavor. It also includes beet & thinly sliced cucumbers which gives more texture. Thinly sliced avocados on top drizzled w/ wasabi mayo & sweet soy sauce
11.95
Oceano (8)
Fresh octopus rolled in cilantro, avocado, & jalapenos topped w/ nicely seared white tuna & served w/ spicy mayo & lime garnish
12.95
Akira (10)
Jumbo Roll: Tuna, salmon, Super white tuna, spicy mayo, masago, ginger, avocado, & cucumber w/ tempura crumbs & sweet soy sauce
12.95
Harajuku (10)
Jumbo Roll: Yellowtail tuna, jalapenos, avocado, & cilantro w/ a red & black tobiko outer covering
10.45
Dragon (8)
Shrimp tempura, mayo, masago, avocado, & Unagi topped w/ a marinated sweet soy sauce
11.25
Rainbow (8)
Similar to the California maki, but so much more. This California is also topped w/ tuna, salmon, yellowtail, & masago
SUSHI COMBINATIONS​
Served w/ miso soup
20.95
Avocado
California Maki
Spicy Salmon
Salmon Avocado Maki
Spicy Tuna +1.00
Sushi Gold
8 pieces sushi (2 tuna, 2 salmon, 1 yellowtail, 1 tako, 1 shrimp, & 1 fresh water eel) w/ choice of avocado, California maki, spicy salmon, or salmon avocado maki.
15.95
Avocado
California Maki
Spicy Salmon
Salmon Avocado Maki
Spicy Tuna +1.00
Sushi Silver
5 pieces sushi (1 tuna, 1 salmon, 1 yellow tail, 1 shrimp, & 1 fresh water eel) w/ choice of avocado, California maki, spicy salmon or salmon avocado maki.
SASHIMI​
19.95
Sashimi Gold Platter
12​ pieces of assorted seafood Chef's selection
16.95
Sashimi Silver Platter
9 pieces of assorted seafood Chef's selection
12.95
Sashimi Platter (Tuna or Salmon)
14.95
Sashimi Platter (Yellowtail)
SASHIMI OR SUSHI (A LA CARTE)​
By the piece
2.75
Maguro
Tuna
2.50
Hamachi
Yellow tail
2.25
Namasake
Fresh salmon
2.25
Sake
Smoked salmon
2.25
Escolar
Super white tuna
2.25
Seared White Tuna
2.50
Ungagi
Fresh water eel
1.95
Ebi
Cooked shrimp
1.95
Tako
Octopus
BENTO BOXES​
Our bento boxes are served w/ vegetable tempura, 6 pieces of California maki, & your choice of one of the following teriyaki dishes. Asian coleslaw made w/ miso dressing, & rice also accompany your meal
11.95
Chicken Teriyaki Box
With mushroom, asparagus
12.95
Beef Teriyaki Bento Box
With mushroom
13.95
Salmon Teriyaki Bento Box
With mushroom
DESSERTS​
5.95
Lemon Mascarpone Cake
5.95
Mango Mousse Cake
5.95
Chocolate Cake Tart
3.95
Mango Pudding (House Specialty)
A delicately pudding w/ a rich & creamy texture in made w/ real mangoes
DRINKS​
1.75
Soft Drinks
Coke, Diet Coke Sprite
1.75
Hot Tea
Green tea or jasmine tea
2.50
Thai Ice Coffee
Sweet iced coffee w/ sweet cream
2.50
Thai Iced Tea
Thai ice tea w/ sweet cream
2.75
Raspberry Jasmine
Fragrant jasmine ice tea combined w/ fruity raspberry
PRICE RANGE
$20 - $30
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
CUISINES
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Thai
FEATURES
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Table Service, Reservations
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Really good sushi! Best miso soup I’ve had in a long time. Everything came out super quick and tasted great. Service was excellent! I had the pineapple shandy, which was really tasty!

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank Hazlanomi
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice reasonably priced Asian restaurant across from Millenium Park. We had Japanese. Sushi was very good -- as was the yakisoba.

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank Greg C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very nice place, good sushi quality, nice service and wonderful ingredients.extremely suggested! Third time in three years and nothing is changed. Complete choice of beers and drinks.I’m so happy!

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank kaleav
Reviewed May 7, 2019 via mobile

Decent food and service, nothing great but nothing wrong with it Had the Pad Thai which was good Lots of sushi being bought around us, should have maybe given this a try. They also do take away.

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Ian C
Reviewed April 13, 2019

This quaint spot is so great! I have not dined in but rather got to-go sushi and ate it at Millennium Park. The rooms were very well made and had awesome flavor. It was hard to decide which rolls to get since so many of...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Lexa D
Reviewed April 8, 2019

Dropped in on Saturday night for dinner, and the staff were welcoming, the menu was varied and interesting and we enjoyed it all. Good sushi, a nice Pad Thai with an unusual sweetness to it and enjoyable all round. Despite being right by the park,...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank 751simonn
Reviewed April 8, 2019

I ordered a sushi sampler plate, asking for a substitution to make it gluten-free. The chef obliged, replacing the unagi by shrimp. I was given a bottle of gluten-free soy sauce. My sushi was fresh and delicious, and not too large. My husband had the...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank GFtraveller1
Reviewed March 19, 2019

Great miso soup. Great sushi. I have eaten here on three separate visits to Chicago--it's my go-to after a long day sight-seeing. Excellent food and efficiently, friendly staff.

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Heliodorus
Reviewed February 13, 2019

This is a favorite restaurant of my son and grandkids. The service was okay, and the food tasty and well presented. This is a small family chain of restaurants with a modern edge to asian food which is very competitive in Chicago.Will be back next...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank flsouri
Reviewed February 11, 2019

This is a nice place. it was really packed when we got in but they managed to get us a table. We had the sushi and what impressed me was the sushi my friend ordered, it was 'mega vega' or something like that. It was...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank CalypsoQueen211
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Alexis Z
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Response from Quiltmama0901 | Reviewed this property |
Idk. Sorry.
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December 21, 2017|
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Response from Miki O | Reviewed this property |
Ok here I go Maki are rolls with ingredients rolled in nori and seasoned rice. Sashimi is just raw slices of fish Nigiri is slices of fish placed on top of vingarrf rice.
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