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1000 N River St, Ste 123, Rochester, NY 14612-2178
585-271-8920
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5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Mon - Thu 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tue - Fri 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Fri 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Sat 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Rochester, NY
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688 reviews
400 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 247 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We grabbed a nice outdoor table with a view of the new marina for an early dinner. It was the first time we dined at this location since we usually go to the more conveniently located spot at Village Gate. The waitresses were all very helpful and we did not encounter the usual spotty service and long waits for a... More 

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Thank Fondue4two
Rochester
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016

The sushi is good and fresh. The restaurant needs better air filtration. The fish smell is a bit overwhelming

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Thank Mommyd0863
Rochester, New York
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2016 via mobile

I used to come here to eat several times a year but haven't been here for about 8 months. We ordered 9 rolls and drinks specifically telling the server that one of our guests was gluten free and we ordered 4 rolls that she could have. When they brought the order out the first thing we noticed was that they... More 

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Thank travmom1
Rochester, New York
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59 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2016

I thought I'd give this restaurant another try since I'd given it such a harsh review last time....I thought maybe they just had a really bad night or something. Well, I stand by my first review. This isn't Sushi. This is just really bad food. The rice is dried out and vegetables are old. Fish seems slimey. I will not... More 

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Thank TheDarkAngelofLove
Rochester, New York
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59 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

I am always hesitant to write to write bad reviews. However, after our recent trip to California Rollin I must write a review of our experience. We called ahead and ordered take out and picked it up at the time specified. We walked to the end of the pier and ate. If it can be possible, this sushi was worse... More 

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Thank TheDarkAngelofLove
Rochester, New York
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100 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015 via mobile

I'll premise this by pointing to the disclaimer at the bottom of their menu that says orders will take 30-60 minutes. However, the essential serving functions such as checking back on a table two minutes after food is set, were nonexistent and it wasn't clear who our server was. The sushi was heavy on the rice and little on the... More 

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Thank madtv261
Rochester, NY
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33 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

The people are young and always friendly, and the food is such fun. Some very standard sushi offerings, but some very innovative food also. I LOVE the $13.99 in a bowl.... Chef's choice of items on top of a mound of rice, always different, always great. AND, they accept special requests for MY favorites...

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Thank acejosie
Rochester, New York
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46 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2013

Me and my dad went here on a Saturday to try it out because we've heard that the food was good. We sat down on the deck and waited about ten minutes for the waitress to bring us the paper to put our food order in. Then we waited another fifteen in order to for her to return. Another ten... More 

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Thank athonest
Rochester
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2013

While some like the diversity of the sushi, I like to be able to order something and get it the same way twice. Rarely happens here. A 10.50 bowl could be great one day and horrible the next. They have few standards and the rolls are small and sometimes so loosely wrapped they fall apart. One waitress with take your... More 

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Thank DebInRochester
rochester, ny
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56 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2013

Had my first try at sushi here and I'm hooked!! The prices are excellent and the sushi is delicious. The service really depends on the server, but overall its been okay. The atmosphere is great! This is a Rochester must try!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    2.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Sushi, Asian, Japanese
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Seating
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1000 N River St, Ste 123, Rochester, NY 14612-2178
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Rochester
  • Phone Number: 585-271-8920

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?