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“Great Sushi & Hibachi” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Shogun Palace

Shogun Palace
Ranked #885 of 1,262 Restaurants in Rochester
Cuisines: Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Restaurant details
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Irondequoit, New York
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26 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
“Great Sushi & Hibachi”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 25, 2013

My wife and I have been to Shogun Palace numerous times since it opened and have never been disappointed. The sushi is fresh and delicious, and the menu has lots of choices including hibachi, tempura and “Chinese” classics such as General Tso. There is something for everyone. They offer numerous special rolls, and can tailor any dish to your custom order. We like to take friends and family when they visit from out of town. There is a koi pond in the middle of the main dining room with a footbridge over it, a favorite with the kids. Defiantly recommend to anyone looking for great sushi, hibachi or Chinese.

  • Visited December 2012
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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English first
Western New York
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161 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
“Great find!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 1, 2012

Friendly staff, great selection of entrees and sauces. Generous portions! An overall good experience, we will definitely return!

  • Visited April 2012
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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Thank GRLZHD
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Indianapolis, Indiana
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62 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
“The best Hibachi restaurant I've ever been to!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 21, 2012

I've personally visited over 20 Hibachi grills across the world, and this is definitely the best tasting food I've had at any of them! How? It's all in the sauces!

At most Hibachi restaurants, you get 2 tiny bowls of sauce, most often a mustard-based and a ginger-based sauce (white/yellow and red/brown respectively). At Shogun, we received 2 sauces to begin with, and then our chef made 2 additional sauces. All 4 were absolutely incredible! They're custom-made here, so they don't really have names, but the one that really stands out is the spicy sauce. I don't know what's in it, but I bought a quart of it to take home (a true bargain at only $10!), it was that good! Don't be scared of the term "spicy", it's not that spicy, but has a little kick. Just right and very tasty!

Like most Hibachi places, it is a little loud with all the knife clanging and people applauding as the chefs perform some trick. And of course the grill fans are right there in front of you, and they are very loud.

Our chef was very entertaining. He did all the typical Hibachi knife twirling, the onion volcano (but with a unique twist of pouring sauce inside, which then spouted out like lava. Never seen that before!). The food he cooked for us was very good, though no different from most good Hibachi places. But those sauces... Amazing!! Really made the night!

I'm not sure if the sauces are his personal creation or standard at the restaurant, but they were all incredible. I'll be stopping in every so often to buy more to take home.

I highly recommend this place!

  • Visited February 2012
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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