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“Sushi is the best.”

Kaiyo Grill & Sushi
Ranked #20 of 92 Restaurants in Islamorada
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $15 - $40
Cuisines: Sushi, Asian, Seafood
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Good for: Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic, Special occasions
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Lunch, Reservations
Description: We are a nouveau fusion restaurant, representing eclectic styles of cuisines. We source local and seasonal ingredients to compliment our ever changing menu. We have a wine list that represents 5 continents and over 120 offerings.
Tampa, Florida, United States
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19 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Sushi is the best.”
Reviewed January 21, 2013

We brought our catch of the day. Black fin tuna and some Cero Mackerel. They prepared the best tuna tataki and grilled Cero mackerel. Made the rest of the tuna into rolls. Great place after a long day of fishing.

Visited January 2013
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Thank Frank M
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TurtleTracker, Public Relations Manager at Kaiyo Grill & Sushi, responded to this review, March 11, 2013
FrankM, thank you for your review of us here at Kaiyo Grill & Sushi. Sounds like you had a great day on the water followed up by a great meal at Kaiyo. Doesn't get much better than that, does it? What a better way to enjoy your freshly caught Tuna than to have our sushi experts roll it up and send it out. You guys knew what you were doing, Kudos! Hope to serve you again when you're on your next fishing trip. Our sushi chefs are always ready to make your catch their culinary creation. Tight lines!
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Helsinki, Finland
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168 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 214 helpful votes
“American style deep fried Japanese meal!”
Reviewed January 18, 2013

Sorry to say that this was not worth the visit. The food and the servcie were reall disappointing. My wife had an eggplant chip starter . it was more like deep fried breaded newspaper and my main dish Japanese udo seafood was ok if you like chili fish soup. My Carribean taco was ok.
Expensive and low quality.

Visited January 2013
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TurtleTracker, Public Relations Manager at Kaiyo Grill & Sushi, responded to this review, March 11, 2013
Finland, Helsinki, thank you for your review of Kaiyo Grill. I'm so sorry to hear that you did not enjoy your time here with us. I hope you expressed your dissatisfaction to your server or the management. If there is something we can do to make you feel better about your experience with us, please email me directly at ocean@greenturtleinn.com.
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Florida
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21 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Excellent but noisy”
Reviewed January 14, 2013

We enjoyed our dinner at Kaiyo. The steaks were wonderful and our sushi was extremely fresh. The edamame with key lime was a terrific change. We had a great time except for the noise level. It's an intimate restaurant, so if a large or loud party is there, it can be tough if you have trouble hearing anyway. That aside, the food is worth the noise. Try The Seekers Pinot Noir!

  • Visited January 2013
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TurtleTracker, Public Relations Manager at Kaiyo Grill & Sushi, responded to this review, March 11, 2013
Thatsmyrita, thank you for your review of Kaiyo Grill. I am pleased to hear that you enjoyed your meal with us. Unfortunately, when the restaurant is busy the noise level can go up. I'm sorry if this posed any discomfort to your dining experience. I hope you will try us again. If you call ahead the manager should be able to let you know if the restaurant is expecting any large parties or heavy reservations for the night. This may help with timing your visit when the restaurant is less busy. I hope we have the opportunity to serve you again soon.
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West Jefferson, North Carolina, United States
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12 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Excellent”
Reviewed January 12, 2013

This is an excellent choice of restaurant!! The food is over priced but other then that it's amazing! I ordered a salad and what I got was a salad but it was super beautiful and you could tell a lot of time had gone into to it!

  • Visited June 2012
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Point Pleasant, New Jersey
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24 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Kaiyos didnt disappoint”
Reviewed January 10, 2013

Kind of dark and crowded tables but delicious sushi. The server was very enthusiastic as well and we definitely enjoyed our evening there.

Visited January 2013
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Thank Doxelade
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