Since my last review of the restaurant in 2008, I returned to see how much it has improved because the place is packed at Happy Hour every time I walk by Sudachi. Understandably the best value in the area is their happy hour menu for drinks. The sushi bar itself can now be seen in the front window. It's dimly lit in there; there's a big screen projection behind the sushi bar for the most popular sports event.
I ordered a couple of nigiri options (note: the menu calls these items "Small", but if you want "Sashimi" choose the "Large" option). The fish slices were generous and the rice didn't fall apart when it was handled. I ordered one avocado roll and it was quite substantial and the fresh avocado was ripe.
Staying with the simple items is advised. You get a heaping bowl of edamame for a side order. If you want something extravagant because that's just how you roll, you'll find that the menu has new items including the burrito item. This is a phenomenon that I haven't really tried, but has become popular. There's a place in the area of the Sheraton Palace Hotel called Sushirrito where the line is usually 20 people long out the door every day at lunch. Sudachi serves 9 different types of sushi burritos, plus 8 different types of quesadilla items.
They've also added 10 different burgers, all topped with American cheese. It seems like an odd combination to put American cheese on a tuna burger.
The frilly sushi rolls continue to sound annoying. For $19.50 you get a Crazy Roll with way too much mayo and over 7 fish items. It sounds way too sloppy to eat it. Each piece is the size of a tea sandwich.
Wait staff on a Thursday evening seemed efficient and on point. My order wasn't very complicated; I was ready to order when they came to me. The person answered honestly when I asked if ordering food to be delivered is a popular thing. Indeed, it is, but it takes a while. The person recommended pick-up for take out.