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“Great dinner, attentive service” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Tsunami Sushi

Tsunami Sushi
Ranked #18 of 139 Restaurants in Jaco
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Japanese, Sushi, Asian
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Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Large groups
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Delivery, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff
Asheville, North Carolina
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37 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
“Great dinner, attentive service”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014 via mobile

We were greeted very nicely and given our choice of tables. We ordered a selection of cut rolls and all were very nicely prepared and delicious. We had numerous employees serving us and owner/manager came to make sure we were having a nice dinner. I didn't mind it at all but found it an interesting choice, the restaurant was playing house music. LOL, guess that's the Jaco vibe. It was a fun dinner enjoyed by all!

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Jaco
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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“Great fusion sushi, fresher than any in US, good prices, cool ambience”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

This fish has never been frozen, unlike the fish in almost all US sushi restaurants, which is typically flash frozen due to logistical reasons - caught and distributed on a scale where its impractical to get it to the consumer on the same day. Tsunami gets most of its fish from local fishing fleets through small local distributors, so it is super fresh. Reasonably priced, imaginatively prepared - i would eat here 5 times a week if I could afford it. On a budget? Shrimp tempura is a good deal. There are also a couple dishes that come with a mountain of fried rice and are cheap.

  • Visited April 2014
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Austin, Texas
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56 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
“Good choice for dinner in Jaco”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

At the risk of sounding like a sushi snob let me say that the sushi here was pretty good. I've experienced better (and a whole lot worse). Probably the highlight was having marlin for the first time. Not exactly something you can readily get in the States. The restaurant is centrally located and the interior is nice and modern. I would likely go back if I find myself back in Jaco.

  • Visited May 2014
    • 3 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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81 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 117 helpful votes
“Tastes Fresh - Nice Presentation”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

This place was a great deal on Friday - half off the sushi rolls. I think they have other deals during the week, too. Costa Rica prices seemed very high to us (same as USA), so this was right up our alley. Every role was very fresh and very well presented. The service at the bar was great, and the drinks had some kick. (We really liked the spicy edamame appetizer). The atmosphere was good (trendy club feel) and the music was good. The place filled up the later it got. The tables were full at 9pm-ish and more people were filing in - younger, stylish crowd.

  • Visited May 2014
    • 4 of 5 stars
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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“A must try in Jaćo!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014 via mobile

Loved the sushi!! We sat at the bar and both male bartenders were wonderful.. Very friendly and knowledgable. A must try while you are in Jaco!!

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