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500 N Elm St, Denton, TX 76201-4114
+1 940-382-7505
Tue - Sat 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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Dallas, Texas
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 12, 2016 via mobile

I'm a big foodie. I own several national food and wine events and manage several chefs. I had wanted to eat here for ages but am always traveling. I took a wild chance and called to see if there was a cancellation or if I could squeeze in. The host answering the phone told me I actually could come there... More 

4 Thank claireparr
Dallas, Texas
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016 via mobile

This guy knows sushi and how to do it right! Only problem is once you've had his sushi you'll never like other sushi the same. This is the only place I trust eating raw fish..

Thank Erik S
Argyle, Texas
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14 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 25, 2016 via mobile

Best sushi ever. Nothing else compares. You will need a reservation, walk-ins very limited as it is a small restaurant.

Thank mike2smith
Dallas, Texas
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 24, 2016 via mobile

The food and ambience was amazing! Chef Keiichi was great! We had the beef tataki and spinach, beef and jalapeño cream cheese sushi, sashimi platter and for dessert, the green tea tiramisu. Everything was so well prepared and delicious and everyone was so friendly. It felt like we were sitting in someone's home enjoying a meal together. Cons, place is... More 

Thank Cocochanellie
Krum, Texas, United States
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72 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 27, 2016

Can't even begin to review. Website/Yelp said they were open at 7:30 pm on a Tuesday night. Showed up and they were locked up tighter than a drum. Might be nice to be open when advertised. No signs or hours posted anywhere I could see either.

Thank Jim B
Malibu, California
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70 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 18, 2016

Five years been passing this place. First it looked out of business. Closed. Sign was old and falling apart. Weeds in the parking lot. Finally there was a new sign. I read so many rave reviews of the chef and his sushi, had to give it a shot. But like everyone else, had to make reservations weeks in advance. Save... More 

Thank ozbu
Denton, Texas
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20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 25, 2016 via mobile

I have to say I was impressed. Small little restaurant but big taste! My beef, jalapeño, cream cheese roll was to die for!! Can't wait to go back!

Thank Jarsmith1
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 4, 2016

This was one of the best restaurants for sushi that I have ever visited. Atmosphere is minimal, but the food more than makes up for it. It is a very small place, so be sure to make reservations.

Thank MNNMichigan
Lantana, tx
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37 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 26, 2016

If you are looking for a dining experience, Keiichi is your best bet. It is not much to look at on the outside, because they get most of their business by word of mouth, not by flashy decorations. The chef has a unique story, which is reflected in the style of food he prepares in front of you. Very wonderful... More 

Thank Anon1452
Denton, Texas
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 24, 2016

Keiichi is an total gem. I can not recommend this place enough. It is more than just a restaurant, it's an experience. The chef is a true Japanese trained sushi chef, and has also trained in Italian cuisine, so his dessert menu includes an dreamy authentic tiramisu. He prepares your food like a zen master while you sit at the... More 

Thank Anina I

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$20 - $25
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Special occasions
Open Hours
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 500 N Elm St, Denton, TX 76201-4114
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Denton
  • Phone Number: +1 940-382-7505

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