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#331 of 3,019 Restaurants in Seattle
Certificate of Excellence
Broadway / Capitol Hill
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3130 E Madison St, Ste 106, Seattle, WA 98112-4264
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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Sun 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Mon - Sat 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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14 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Been here many times, this time for a special occasion and been disappointing. Food not inspired and fish likely not as fresh as before. Dropped $150 here easily for 2 and didn't feel that satisfied. There are other places I would go for sushi, ikazaya and ramen.

Thank Robert H
Seattle, Washington
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27 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016

We had a free night recently and realized we hadn't had good Japanese seafood in a long time. We called 24 hours in advance to reserve the exclusive Omekase (9 course). Even though the head chef was not there, it was just a dream as usual. Starting with a plate of four diverse tastes, followed by hot and cold dishes,... More 

Thank Dennis T
Seattle, Washington
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140 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2016

We've lived in the neighborhood for years but haven't eaten here together. When we walked in it was very crowded, which always bodes well, or so we thought. We sat at our reserved table, and noticed that people were very casually dressed and that suited us fine, since we like to dress casually. Some people were wearing their gym outfits... More 

Thank dkFiona
Seattle, Washington
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67 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

My husband and I always love eating at Nishino. We can't get there often enough. We decided to go last Saturday and try a few different items. Outstanding!!!! The black cod hot pot was so good. But we had to order another round of Hamachi and Toro because it just melted in our mouths.

Thank Mary D
Sammamish, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2016

This is a top place, where you will have an amazing Japanese eating experience. You will find the basic and traditional Japanese sushis and sashimis, but the chefs at Nishino provides you much more than this. Although it may be qualified for high tag prices, you will find that the more traditional dishes are reasonable priced. On the there hand... More 

Thank Lmadrid
Union City, California, United States
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37 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 29, 2016

It is famous for its omakase. The taste and varieties are excellent, except, well, the sushi dish. It is not bad per se, but comparing with the other dishes, it lacks character. Still, it should not deter you from ordering the omakase. Parking is difficult (there are a few spots on the premise, but it is easily filled), but if... More 

Thank TMMak
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35 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2016 via mobile

We've been going to Nishino for many years. Quality is pretty much consistsent. Except last week was a huge disappointment. We ordered soft shell crab and when he brought that out it was horrid looking! The crab was the size of a large spider and was over cooked. Color was off and so was in taste. The salmon carpaccio was... More 

Thank Sassyfoody
Salt Lake City, Utah
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2015 via mobile

For years we have been coming to Nishino when we visit Seattle for delicious uber fresh sushi and sashimi , which for the most part is still the case. Our disappointment can last night when we did the Exclusive Omakase , so very disappointing. This is now a mostly cooked and fried series of small dishes with a few sushi... More 

Thank SnapSter56
Las Vegas, Nevada
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2015 via mobile

The price, location, and atmosphere are the best around. I appreciate its location away from the inner city yet easy to locate. There is extra parking provided under the building reached from behind the building. They have the greatest owner who oversaw his business and customers with courteous style keeping the food and service on target. The preparation is clean,... More 

Thank nathangoeke
Seattle, Washington
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27 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

I have loved this place for a long time, but I do not recall whether I have reviewed it. You can not call it a sushi place; only one of the 7 omekase courses was sushi. Mostly excellent raw fish treated with the best sauces and accompaniments . Always a wonderful amuse bouche with several tastes, followed by a fragrant... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$31 - $40
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Seafood
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Large groups
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3130 E Madison St, Ste 106, Seattle, WA 98112-4264
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Seattle>  > Broadway / Capitol Hill
  • Neighborhood: Broadway / Capitol Hill
  • Phone Number: 206-322-5800

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