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“Not so great sushi”
Review of Kenichi

Kenichi
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Ranked #39 of 168 Restaurants in Aspen
Price range: $31 - $40
Cuisines: Asian, Japanese, Contemporary
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Good for: Bar scene, Romantic, Business meetings, Special occasions, Large groups
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Hunter Street
Transit: Most local hotels and lodges offer transportation to and from Kenichi.
Description: Kenichi serves contemporary Asian cuisine and world-class sushi in a vibrant atmosphere. In 1991, Bil Rieger and Kenichi Kanada founded Kenichi Aspen, which has since become renowned for its outstanding food and hip scene. With an exceptional reputation established, Kenichi expanded to other prominent markets including Austin, Dallas and Kona. Kenichi is built on a foundation of excellence in food& service.
Reviewed March 25, 2013

Rolls were very average. We did not finish our meal. One saving grace, the saki was excellent !! Seems very popular so may be we chose the wrong food. Nice ambience and decor - vibrant scene.

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Reviewed March 18, 2013

We had a large party with kids and they took such amazing care of our group. The food was out of this world. I have had sushi at top spots in NYC, LA, SF and Kenichi is the best I've ever had. Cannot wait to comeback to Aspen....will definitely be coming back to Kenichi on our next visit.

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Thank Dan C
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Reviewed March 16, 2013

Family of five. The food was good, but for the portions. This was our most expensive meal in aspen. Keep in mind, we look for restaurants that are kid friendly. The staff was very courteous and attentive. This is a better fit for the hip, sushi cocktail crowd.

Thank smokester7306
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Reviewed March 9, 2013

8 guys who are well-experienced in the Aspen eating scene paid an annual visit here last night. Maybe it was the serendipity of orders, maybe it was the martinis and gimlets preceeding the meal, maybe it was the Matanzas Creek chard or the Sinskey Tres Amigos pinot that flowed abundently but at least 7 of our 8 saluted it as a best meal. Ubiquitous edamame to begin, followed by 6 orders of the Dynamite Shrimp appetizer (do not miss this dish!), ensuite 6 of us had the whole fish (striped bass) for two. Boy, were we glad! Perfecly lacquered, crispy, yet perfectly cooked inside. The kitchen was really on its game. It was one of those meals that you didn't want to end. We even toyed with the idea of bagging tonight's reservation to return to Kenechi...but we will let it linger in our belly memories for another trip and look forward to topping this performance. Wow.

Thank jetlagged08
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Reviewed March 4, 2013

Sushi was average. The place is nice. There's a TV at the Bar... for me its a fail. They include a 20% gratuities without asking.... Expensif

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Thank EtienneTKB
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