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Tanuki Sushi & Grill

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Sat, 7/20
8:00 PM

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#2,260 of 8,083 Restaurants in Chicago


Sushi, Asian, Japanese
Lunch, Dinner
Reservations, Seating

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Reviewed September 23, 2018 via mobile

Recently, we had a small group dinner at Tanuki and were pleasantly surprised by the service, sushi and atmosphere. The restaurant is not large so make reservations ahead of time. We had a bunch of sushi rolls and all of them were excellent. We highly...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Reviewed March 14, 2018

This neighborhood sushi/Thai spot is close to the Brown Line Wellington stop and Illinois Masonic Hospital. Despite this, it's not busy at lunchtime, altho I hear that at dinnertime there are lines out the door. There are some very reasonably priced lunch specials, such as...More

Date of visit: March 2018
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Reviewed October 15, 2017

We dined here in the early afternoon and only cold dishes were available (they did not have their fryers on). Too bad, some of their most attractive dishes are fried. Anyway, the sushi and sashimi were well-prepared and hit the spot. Some of their spicier...More

Date of visit: October 2017
Thank S_Chen0720
Reviewed May 1, 2017

It's not a traditional Japanese restaurant. Many of the dishes appeared to have a Thai influence - for example a Katsu Chicken Curry that was Katsu Chicken, peppers and broccoli and a sweet red Penang curry, rather than a traditional Japanese Chicken Katsu curry. Sushi...More

Date of visit: May 2017
Thank ClementWW
Reviewed June 18, 2016

Love this BYOB sushi spot in Lakeview. The restaurant is super cute, service is friendly and quick. The food is delicious!! And 10% off when you pay with cash :)

Date of visit: June 2016
Thank cassi a
Reviewed May 5, 2016

I went here with a few friends because we couldn't find anything else in the neighborhood that was available for a quick walk-in. The food here was pretty good, but nothing spectacular. The prices seemed a bit high for what was offered, but not a...More

Date of visit: June 2015
Thank bdiddyonfoot
Reviewed March 24, 2016

Sushi, atmosphere, and service are all aim to please. Nice and comfy place to enjoy with company. Been here 2 times and very consistent. Can't go wrong.

Date of visit: March 2016
Thank Mimiwq62
Reviewed November 2, 2014

In addition to the usual range of sushi and sashimi, and udon as well, Tanuki has a wonderful robata barbeque menu, with grilled meats and vegetables served on a skewer, each with its own specific sauce. There are two "sets," combining paris of three of...More

Date of visit: November 2014
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Reviewed July 12, 2013

This is our second visit to Tanuki. The first was shortly after they opened. On this visit there were four of us on a birthday outing. We sampled sushi rolls (nutty boy), robata (chicken satay, asparagus,) fried calamari, sushi (white tuna w/ truffle) and more....More

Date of visit: July 2013
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