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“Good, Hole in the wall, Japanese”

Kuniko's Teriyaki Grill
Ranked #80 of 284 Restaurants in Grand Junction
Cuisines: Japanese
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Reviewed January 17, 2012

We really like going here to enjoy the food without the distractions of theme restaurants. The food is really good for the price. They have a small staff so can get overwhelmed at times. Try the sukiyaki. I'd never had it before, anywhere, but now I'm hooked.

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Reviewed June 23, 2011

Located in a small shopping center, almost indiscernible from all the other small stores nearby, Kuniko’s is a rare find for those who enjoy Japanese cuisine. Going in, one would think they are in a typical takeout joint, and they do a good amount of takeout business, but there are tables to sit at. So don’t let this little “hole in the wall” place fool you, the food out does the décor; as it should. Kuniko’s serves Japanese cuisine; none of the Fusion cuisine that has become a fad in many Asian influenced restaurants.

For the appetizer, we tried the Tempura Shrimp and Vegetables; very lightly battered, shrimp and vegetables cooked well, only slightly greasy; and a flavorful sauce for dipping.

We shared a main entrée of Salmon Teriyaki; a nicely cooked, large salmon filet upon a layer of slivered onions; the teriyaki sauce was delectable. It was served with rice and a small lettuce salad with ginger dressing.

Then came the sushi rolls; expertly rolled, cut perfectly and delicious. Tempura Shrimp roll – the tempura shrimp was cooked well, just as it had been with the appetizer. Samurai roll - crunchy breaded cutlet and cheese with a deliciously sweet and spicy miso paste. Tokyo roll -
crab meat and cucumber on the inside with avocado and tuna on the outside; a decadent pleasure for the mouth.

When it comes to Kuniko’s, don’t judge a book by its cover; judge it by the quality and flavor.

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