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Saki Tumi Grill & Sushi Bar

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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2017 Winner
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GRILL - STARTERS
$6.0
Edamame
soy beans steamed with a pink hawaiian sea salt
$7.0
Add Zest To Your Edamame:
Sautéed in a tasty blend of soy sauce, garlic and butter OR Sautéed in sweet thai sauce with a touch of sriracha.
$3.0
Miso Soup
hon-dashi style; tofu, scallions and shiitake mushrooms
$3.0
Ginger Salad
mixed greens with a toasted sesame dressing
$7.0
Seaweed Salad
green seaweed with sesame seeds
$8.0
Crab/Avocado Salad
Osaki crab tossed in our toasted sesame dressing, served with fresh avocado slices and spinkled with sesame seeds.
$12.0
Beef Tataki
Lightly seared beef tenderloin, sliced thin, hand-flattened and wrapped around asparagus, served with our homemade ponzu sauce.
GRILL - TAPAS GRILL
$8.0
Toasted Goat Cheese
with wonton chips and a pinch of tomato bruschetta
$9.0
Saki-mari
calamari dipped in buttermilk, rolled in seasoned flour and crispy fried. served with a sweet asian sauce for dipping
$12.0
Drunken Shrimp
beer battered shrimp, fried and tossed in a captain morgan spiced curry sauce. one of our best selling plates
$10.0
Lettuce Wraps
Chicken stir fried with mixed vegetables and sesame seeds. Served with iceberg lettuce leaves and a side of our Asian dipping sauce.
$14.0
Lobster Wontons
wontons filled with lobster and boursin cheese. flash fried and served with thai chili sauce and wasabi aioli
$8.0
Chicken Gyoza
Chicken, water chestnuts, cabbage and carrots in a crispy wrap, flash fried and served with an Asian inspired dipping sauce. Order them flash fried or steamed.
GRILL - SUMO GRILL
$22.0
Add slices of avocado & jalapeno $2.0
Seared Ahi Tuna
our pride and joy. fresh cut #1 tuna, spiced, pan seared and placed on a bed of seaweed and mixed greens. garnished with wasabi aioli and ponzu sauce.
Chicken $10.0
Beef $12.0
Shrimp $12.0
Fresh diced Tuna $12.0
Tacos! (2)
Your choice of protein placed on two soft taco shells with tomato bruschetta, avocado, mixed greens, tempura flakes and parmesan cheese. Served with ginger sauce and seafood sauce.
$14.0
Add Gorgonzola, Buffalo Mozzarella Or Boursin Cheese $1.0
Add Kimchi & Korean BBQ sauce $1.0
Kobe Burger
1/2 lb Kobe ground beef on grilled flatbread with lettuce and tomato. served with fresh lotus root chips dusted with togarashi spice
With Chicken $16.0
With Beef Tenderloin $18.0
With Shrimp $17.0
All Three $20.0
Stir-crazy Hibachi
one of our best sellers. stir-fried rice with egg, zucchini, squash, mushrooms and green onions
$16.0
Saki Salmon
Sushi grade salmon, topped with sun dried tomato tapenade, cooked medium rare and served on a bed of olive pesto pasta. Drizzled with balsamic glaze.
SUSHI - CLASSICS
soy paper may be substituted on any roll for an additional $1.00
$6.0
Cali Roll
osaki crab, avocado and cucumber
$7.0
Philly Roll
smoked salmon, cream cheese and green onion
$7.0
Veggie Futomaki Roll
mixed greens, red bell pepper, green onion, cucumber, avocado, and shiitake mushrooms
$7.0
Shrimp Tempura Roll
shrimp, cream cheese, green onion, spicy mayo and eel sauce
$7.0
Salmon Crunch Roll
salmon, tempura flakes, green onion, spicy mayo and togarashi spice
$8.0
Spicy Tuna Roll
fresh 1 tuna, green onion, togarashi spice and japanese mayo
SUSHI - NIGIRI / SASHIMI
nigiri: 1 piece with rice, sashimi: 4 pieces no rice
Nigiri $7.0
Sashimi $12.0
Maguro (tuna)
Nigiri: 2 pieces with rice Sashimi: 4 pieces no rice
Nigiri $6.0
Sashimi $11.0
Sake (salmon)
Nigiri: 2 pieces with rice Sashimi: 4 pieces no rice
Nigiri $6.0
Sashimi $11.0
Butterfish (escolar)
Nigiri: 2 pieces with rice Sashimi: 4 pieces no rice
Nigiri $6.0
Sashimi $11.0
Hamachi (yellowtail)
Nigiri: 2 pieces with rice Sashimi: 4 pieces no rice
Nigiri $6.0
Sashimi $11.0
Tako (octopus)
Nigiri: 2 pieces with rice Sashimi: 4 pieces no rice
Nigiri $6.0
Sashimi $11.0
Unagi (eel)
Nigiri: 2 pieces with rice Sashimi: 4 pieces no rice
Nigiri $4.0
Ebi (shrimp)
Nigiri: 2 pieces with rice
$20.0
Sashimi Sampler
Chef's choice of assorted sashimi.
SUSHI - SAKITUMI SPECIALTIES
$11.0
Shrimp & Grits Roll!
Columbia's own Adluh grits, prepared with bacon and tabasco, wrapped around tempura fried shrimp in soy paper. A sakitumi original!
$10.0
Dynamite Roll
osaki crab, avocado and cucumber with crab salad topping, lightly dusted with togarashi spice and covered with tempura flakes
$13.0
King Kong Roll
Large roll with crab salad mix, diced jalapenos cucumber, green onion, tempura fried and drizzled with japanese mayo
$15.0
Spicy Tuna Tar Tar
fresh diced tuna with our own citrus tar tar mix. presented with wonton chips and wasabi aioli
$10.0
Add Beef Tataki On Top For $5.0
Kazimoto Roll
tuna and cream cheese, flash fried and drizzled with spicy ponzu sauce
$13.0
Sunset Blvd Roll [soy paper]
Crab, avocado, cucumber and temp flakes on the inside, wrapped in soy paper with alternating tuna and shrimp on top. Drizzled with a sweet Thai sauce.
$12.0
Hellfire Roll
white tuna, green onion, spicy mayo and sriracha. Rice outside with Togarashi spice and topped with a diced jalapeno/cherry pepper/mango mix.
$14.0
Fire Island Soy Roll (soy Paper)
tempura shrimp and avocado topped with diced tuna pieces mixed with sriracha, japanese mayo and tempura flakes
$13.0
The Naked Roll
fresh tuna slices outside, with rice, crab, togarashi, cream cheese and green onion on the inside. garnished with tempura crumbs and ponzu sauce. no seaweed; hence the word "naked."
$16.0
Rainbow Roll
inside: crab, cucumber and green onion. outside: salmon, tuna, eel, shrimp, avocado
DESSERTS
$5.0
Mochi Ice Cream balls
Ice cream wrapped in rice paper and served with cinnamon wonton chips. Comes in a variety of flavors.
Dessert Special
Ask your server for additional dessert specials that can change weekly.
BEVERAGES
$1.95
Ice Tea (sweet Or Unsweet)
$1.95
Coke
$1.95
Diet Coke
$1.95
Sprite
$1.95
Ginger Ale
$1.95
Lemonade
$2.5
Fiji Bottled Water
$3.5
Red Bull Energy Drink / Red Bull Sugarfree
SAKE - COLD SAKÉ
Small $7.0
Large $16.0
Hot Gekkeikan Saké
add a flavor: apple, blue-raspberry or pomegranate ($1.00 small, $2.00 large)
250ml Bottle $14.0
Zipang Sparkling Saké
naturally carbonated, sweet, refreshing flavor
300ml Bottle $14.0
Gekkeikan Nigori
unfiltered and milky in color and preserves richness of wine
750ml Bottle $32.0
Gekkeikan Black & Gold
sweet and smooth, complements sushi well
375ml Bottle $16.0
Hannah Peach Saké
Amazing flavor and sweetness with a clean saké finish.
375ml Bottle $16.0
Hannah Apple Saké
Amazing flavor and sweetness with a clean saké finish.
$14.0
Moonstone Plum Saké
Plum infused sake.
$18.0
G joy saké
Silky texture with notes of nectarine, grape & pear.
SAKITUMI'S CREATIVE COCKTAILS
$8.0
Sakitumi's Pomegranate/Ginger Mule
Wild Turkey Bourbon, muddled ginger, pomegranate syrup, fresh lime juice and splash of Gosling's ginger beer.
$8.5
Ecstasy Martini
Absolut vanilla with Pama Pomegranate Vodka and a touch of peach schnapps with cranberry juice and a splash of pineapple. served in a chocolate rimmed martini glass
$9.0
Pear/Jalapeno Margarita
Espolon Blanco Tequila, fresh jalapenos, pear puree, fresh squeezed limes, splash of O3 Orange Liqueur and agave nectar, served with a salt rim.
$8.5
Blueberry Mojito
Skyy Infusions Pacific Blueberry Vodka, fresh blueberries and mint leaves muddled with lime juice, splash of simple syrup and soda water.
$8.0
Japanese Blossom
Skyy Infusions Tropical Mango Vodka, Campari, strawberry shrub and a splash of sparkling wine.
$11.0
The Derby
Russell's Reserve 10 yr Bourbon, Genepy, fresh basil, lime juice and a dash of celery bitters.
$9.0
Falkor
Skyy Infusions Pineapple Vodka, Gekkikan sake, splash of pineapple juice, aleppo pepper syrup and fresh lime juice.
$8.0
Cucumber Lime-Aid
Effen Cucumber Vodka and elderflower liqueur with fresh cucumber and lime slices, splash of soda, Sprite and agave nectar.
$8.0
Horseshoe Alley
Wild Turkey 101 Bourbon, sweet vermouth, Pama Pomegranate Liqueur an a dash of Aztec chocolate bitters.
$8.5
Plum Crazy
Espolon Blanco Tequila, Moonstone Plum infused sake, dash of simple syrup and dash of plum bitters.
About
Columbia's most progressive restaurant invites you to step out of normal and step into SakiTumi. Flavorful grill and incredible sushi with fresh fish delivered DAILY. Creative cocktails from our full service bar and great service in a casual atmosphere bursting with energy and great music. You'll have to remind yourself you're still in Columbia. Get fresh with us for dinner and drinks anytime.
PRICE RANGE
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Meals
Dinner, Late Night
CUISINES
American, International, Japanese, Sushi, Asian
FEATURES
Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This restaurant is in a great location. It is a short walk to the Colonial performance center, and to the Hilton Hotel. The staff are very welcoming and attentive. The interior is attractive, and casual. Our calamari was good, but needed some lemon to squeeze...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Aikenfans
Reviewed March 17, 2019

My customer invited me in this place. We had fantastic Sushi. Smart and professional staff in a great location. Very good !!

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank gmz63
Reviewed March 3, 2019 via mobile

Usually my favorite place but tonight was really bad. I don't know if it was because it was a Sunday night or not. The food is usually delicious but tonight everything was bad. We ordered edamame which was great. I ordered the shrimp tempura roll...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank juliehiggs2019
Reviewed February 26, 2019

Our family enjoyed amazing sushi and great service at this beautiful, cozy restaurant! The night we went it was crazy busy due to Fleetwood Mac being in town. Even though service was a little slow- understandably-- the server was pleasant and efficient. We will definitely...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank jodibrowne
Reviewed October 19, 2018 via mobile

Our dinner at Saki Tumi was nothing special. The sushi was ok (not great) and overpriced compared to competitors. Portions were pretty small even for a sushi restaurant. There are better options for sushi in the Vista.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Q3360RYerinm
Reviewed September 19, 2018

Had a wonderful dinner of rolls and sashimi, The service was attentive, and the food came out quickly, per our request, (we were hungry). Great "fast casual" dining, or you can hang out.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank David H
Reviewed February 17, 2018 via mobile

The food was sub par but what really made the experience horrible was the service. He forgot an appetizer and then messed up an entree. From there the waters we ordered were never brought in addition to the other beverage orders. I will not recommend...More

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank allisonm538
Reviewed January 20, 2018 via mobile

I was in Columbia for a work thing and wanted to reconnect with an old childhood friend who had recently moved to Columbia; someone I hadn’t seen in years. We wanted a place that where we could sit comfortably without it being noisy so we...More

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank AAXXX247
Reviewed August 16, 2017

I hate to write a poor review, but I am always honest about what I see and how it goes. I moved away from Columbia for the last 5 years. I use to love going to Sake Tumi. Now that I moved back I was...More

Date of visit: August 2017
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Reviewed July 15, 2017 via mobile

Our first time in Columbia and what a find!! sushi, hibachi, appetizers to die for!!!! And flavored saki on top!!! Wow

Date of visit: July 2017
Thank 938pamr
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