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Umi Star Asian Food Bar

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N Campbell Ave, Tucson, AZ 85719
520-777-4465
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12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Tucson
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199 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 152 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2014

My friend Robin & I decided to try Umi Star after I had noted several people I know said they had amazing Asian tacos and some different spins on sushi. The restaurant itself is really nice inside--sleek, contemporary and modern. I had to inquire about the signs for every parking space in the strip mall noting "15 minute parking--car will... More 

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1 Thank DixieJ
Tucson, Arizona
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2013

Just discovered this little place. Great fit-out on the inside. Sushi is fresh and yummy. They also serve tacos! Will have to try those next time!

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Thank SwishyA
Indianapolis, Indiana
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403 reviews
299 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2013

Again, I wish I could only write positive reviews, but in the spirit of fair and unbiased journalism - I'll offer up as much positive as I can muster without compromising the fact I just did not have a good experience during my visit to Umi Star. I had to circle the building twice to find a parking spot, which... More 

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2 Thank Rhonda B
tucson
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74 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2013

This title certainly covers what Umi Star has to offer. Love this place for it's uniqueness. We've been here a couple of times and always the same great service and creative menu items. The mixologist really knows his stuff. I've had a couple of their drinks and enjoyed them all. Yesterday was a nice surprise day. Cinco de Mayo was... More 

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1 Thank cindy635
Tucson, Arizona
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72 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2013

I have been to this amazing restaurant often because I crave the tastes and flavors they blend together. the salmon with the meyer lemon and fried caper...YUM! The Tater Todd, which is a baked whitefish with a special sauce and rice all rolled into what looks like a tater tot...AMAZING! So many of their dishes are memorable. That says a... More 

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Thank karencallan
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2013

Creative flare to Asian cuisine! We stumbled upon this restaurant in a fit of hunger and could not have been more pleased! The cocktails, edamame, sushi, rolls, and dessert each had their own unique notes and design. Complementary almond ice cream with candied basil, and chocolate ice cream with a smokey, candied bacon left us dreaming of our next encounter... More 

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Taipei, Taiwan
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132 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 168 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2012

We went here in a small group of people. The servers were all attentive and friendly and the n behind the bar was happy to answer any questions we had about drinks and the menu. While I will say this place is a bit overpriced, I do think you pay for what you get. The presentation is amazing and they... More 

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1 Thank phoenixwan
Tucson, AZ
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2012

Four of us went there (for the first time) and decided to order one of everything on the happy hour menu. WE LOVED IT. Everything was fresh with great presentation. They had some unique things to try. The drinks the server suggested were great. It was worth every penny. We can't wait to go back.

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Thank Niloofar72
Tucson, Arizona
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2012

No California roll you say? Are you sure? Then what is a "Cali Roll (with Crab, Cucumber, Avocado, and Rice)"? Sounds awfully like a California roll to me. Look, I don't know who have been writing raving reviews for this place, but in truth, it is pretentiously overpriced for everyday food. $7 for an "Asian-styled" hotdog and $6 for two... More 

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1 Thank yumemono
Tucson, Arizona
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72 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2012

This restaurant is special! From the thoughtfully designed and carefully placed flavors to the comfortable and warm atomosphere, Umi has really set the bar high on favorite restaurants in Tucson.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Waitstaff
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: N Campbell Ave, Tucson, AZ 85719
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Tucson
  • Phone Number: 520-777-4465

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