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“Excellent food and service !”
Review of The Sit Down

The Sit Down
Ranked #1,137 of 9,608 Restaurants in Chicago
Price range: $30 - $30
Cuisines: Sushi
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Restaurant details
Good for: Business meetings
Dining options: Reservations
Dining style: Casual Dining
Neighborhood: Hyde Park
Cross street: Kimbark
Description: It is both a sushi and pizza place. http://www.thesitdown53.com/
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7 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Excellent food and service !”
Reviewed September 23, 2013

I recently moved to Hyde Park, we are sushi fanatics... To our pleasant surprise we found this incredible place in Hyde Park that not only has superb sushi, reasonable priced, but also excellent service. We have been in this restaurant 15 + times and more to come !

  • Visited September 2013
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English first
Portland, Oregon
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“many gluten-free options”
Reviewed August 15, 2013

It is so hard to find restaurants who are serious about food allergies. The owner is very willing to discuss your needs and accommodate. They have a nice assortment of sushi, sandwiches, salads, juices, desserts. Some sidewalk seating. Discount for U of C students. The food's good! Servers are friendly and efficient.

Visited August 2013
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Chicago, Illinois
2 reviews
“Best sushi in Chicago”
Reviewed August 11, 2013

The Sit Down sushi is the best in Chicago, bar none. If you're a regular sushi eater, you know that every now and then you might get a piece that's a little fleshy or a little flabby. That never happens at The Sit Down. It is always superbly fresh and deliciously recipied. Try, particularly, the sake nigira with a top hat, that's a piece of salmon over rice with a small touch of onion and mayonnaise, as the top hat. Try the fire crab, which is a delicious roll of crab and just the right amount of hot seasoning. The uni, sea urchin, is cold and tasty and available! And you might also try a glass of plum wine with a shot of vodka. The food is superb, including the Italian pizza. The service is personable, friendly, and efficient. And it's the greatest restaurant on the south side of Chicago.

  • Visited August 2013
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Thank Jim M
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San Francisco, California
Level 5 Contributor
84 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
“Interesting Fusion”
Reviewed July 30, 2013

We got this Cafe as a recommendation from a University of Chicago student, and it was as tasty as she said it was. The odd combination of Italian and Japanese (mainly sushi) was interesting, but it gave me no problems. The staff was friendly and quick and we had a good dinner here. The food was a good portion size and very fresh.

  • Visited July 2013
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Jerusalem
Level 5 Contributor
85 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
“One of Hyde Park's great eateries”
Reviewed July 30, 2013

The Sit Down Cafe has much more than coffee. Their sushi is excellent and they serve many other dishes. It's centrally and conveniently located on 53rd St. and you can pop in even around 10 pm. We enjoyed late dinners (mostly sushi), with a relaxed atmosphere, good service and the place always reminded us of our good old student days. Highly recommended.

Visited June 2013
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