Worst food, even worse service and old fish.. We tried this new Sushi and "sports Bar" tonight (Sunday) and am thouroghly unimpressed almost to the point of offense. Decided to eat at the bar and was one of 8 other people. The server, also the bartender, was slow, phony attitude, and more interested in flirting with the single guy way at the end of the bar than even brining the water we asked for. Prompt on the sake, though. The Olympics were on the four excellent plasma screens but no sound. They were playing modern pop way too loud for the nearly empty bar. I asked to turn on the sound to the swimming and volleyball contest and after 5-10 minutes she returned to say that the manager wanted to here the music instead and that they would not comply with my request. Odd decision for a "Sports Bar" especially since everyone in the bar was watching the soundless Olympic contests. I then asked to speak to the manager and she finally arrived near the end of our $75.00 meal with attitude and some lame excuse that they were unable to turn on the sound to the sports since the dining room, which now had 6 guest who by the way were also glancing at the plasmas, would also hear the announcer. Meanwhile more waiting for refills on the water, already out of sake, and the check finally arrived by the lackadaisical server. All in all, mediocre sushi with not so fresh fish, small serving of edamame (cold), run of the mill sake, and very inattentive service staff. When asked of the chefs preparing the meal, the server stated that they were Hispanic and new to the location. So many other outstanding sushi bars and sports bars out there; interesting concept, but poorly deployed and managed.
Nastiest sushi and Japanese food in Natomas. Horrible, horrible food and massively overpriced. I wouldn't recommend it to anyone. I live in Natomas, there's gotta be a better place to go for sushi!!
Shady Business. The food wasn't bad. The calamari came with only four pieces but whatever, it was half off so we paid $2.25 for it. The miso was a little over-cooked in the soup. The sushi was fantastic and my only complaint was GRATUITY of 18% was charged on our bill BEFORE the 50% discount. So basically that waitress charged us gratuity at $52 bucks instead of $26. So her tips ended up to be double of what it should've been. We payed her $9 in tips!! Her service was definitely not worth $9 or $5 for that matter. But we let it slide because it seems like the restaurant's business isn't doing so well and it's hard being a waitress living off tips. They have weird rules like cash only and no take out boxes during that special deal. Apparently they charge gratuity too. No wonder she gave bad service and still expected tips!! Soo shady. I totally believe the manager would yell at someone for not knowing the policy and would threaten to call the police on you.
Worst place for sushi and service.
I went there with friends for a Saturday lunch. The sign out front says half off sushi and beer from 11 AM- 3:30 PM. We were obviously excited about this realizing we are able to try different rolls. We were seated without water and a waiter for 10 minutes. We proceeded to reseat ourselves at the bar for faster sushi service. We ordered, had conversation and ate our meal. The service was horrible, well because, we didn't get any!!
Then I decided to order a roll for my husband for take -out. The sushi chef told me if I wanted to order take out, it would be at full price. I can understand that concept. I let him know I wouldn't be ordering take out because I would just take my leftovers home instead. He proceeded to tell me that if I took anything home, it would also be at full price. Half price sushi is only when you are able to eat everything you ordered and take nothing home.
I went to the front of the place to see if there were any signs posted anywhere regarding this issue. Nothing was available and apparently, the hostess who sat us was supposed to tell us of this policy. The manager, Ken, tried telling me time and time again that this was their policy though I noticed people who were seated after us were also not told of this unforseen policy of having to eat all of your food or paying full price. He continued to yell at me and told me I had to leave or he would call the police on me. I was also told I was not welcome back there because I insisted there was no policy in place regarding paying for my food and not being able to take it home.
IF I PAY FOR IT, I SHOULD BE ABLE TO TAKE IT HOME. THEY ARE STEALING FROM THEIR OWN CUSTOMERS. NEVER GO THERE.
Wish I could recommend but don't..
Service was feigned, presentation on rolls was poor, taste was off...even the rice did not seem fresh!
I went out with my friends and did not enjoy nor could I tell the difference between the rolls ordered. Ingredients did not seem fresh and flavors were not there.
To top it off was ill from it for a couple of days. Hope I was there on an off night but this seemed to be in line with other people's experience.
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