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“Good Sushi”
Review of Haiku - CLOSED

Haiku
Price range: $21 - $30
Cuisines: Sushi, Chinese, Japanese
Dining options: Outdoor Seating, Reservations
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Dining options: Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Reviewed November 11, 2012

This isn't my favorite place in Columbus, OH for sushi but it is a good a one. If your in the Short North district or anywhere downtown and don't want to make a long drive to Kobe this place is for you. Its rather trendy and some of the waiters act that way, while some are rather nice also. The fish is good usually but the portions are small and the price is high. There's a great sake selection amongst other high end beverages. I do like this place but would only go here if Kobe is absolutely out of the question.

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Thank treyhey
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Reviewed November 3, 2012

Just had dinner with the family at Haiku. While the service was good the sushi really was nothing to rave about. There are many sushi restaurants in Columbus that are far better. The sushi rolls really did not stand out, they were actually very bland. Similar in quality to grocery store sushi which usually is prepared with Frozen fish. Freezing fish tends to take much of the fresh flavor away and that is what this seemed like.

Lastly, be aware of the high prices for alcohol. My wife and i each ordered a glass of Mark West pinot noir wine. The charge was $8 per glass which is reasonable however, i have never been served such a SMALL glass of red wine at a restaurant before.

Therefore my rating for Haiku was average, and it just barely made an average rating.

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Thank PWolfson
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Reviewed November 1, 2012

Have been to Haiku sushi several times because every visit is amazing! First time we sat at the bar taking it all in and happened to sit beside the owner. We were fortunate to sample tenderloin terryaki, a dish he created to see how it would do. OMG it was a savory splendor to the tongue!! Every dish I've ever had has exceeded expectations! For an appetizer I highly recommend the spicy calamari!!! It may not be on the menu, but is always expected to be ordered, for a reason!
I love that Haiku isn't a chain, and does sushi well! Will not disappoint!!

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Thank Helen B
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Reviewed October 31, 2012

When we moved to Columbus 2 years ago some friends brought us here for dinner. What a great experience. They have outstanding sushi and the staff goes out of their way. This is a great spot to start the gallery hop with dinner and drinks. We have been back several times and will continue to dine here.

Thank LaddM
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Reviewed October 14, 2012

Haiku strives to prepare and present Japanese food in a city that has been blessed with a now long-lived excellent Japanese dining tradition. I have been there and have had a great sushi dinner from time to time, but usually the food is pny average with dull shashmi and sushi nigri that is only ho-hum. The service seems spotty as well. They are mcuh better than SUshi ROck if you want to eat sushi and stay in the SHort North.

Thank Joseph43206
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