Thursday, March 17, 2011

Rate-A-Restaurant #243: Sushi Fuji

Restaurant: Sushi Fuji

Location: 208 E Palm Ave (Burbank)

Type of restaurant: Sushi

We stipulated: Always on the lookout for decent cheap sushi, we decided to give Sushi Fuji a try during one stop in Burbank (likely after an Ikea run).

They stipulated: "Food that takes things to a different level, food that tantalizes the taste buds, food that excites and is a bit on the exotic side." Um, what?

What we ordered: Our standards: Spicy tuna roll, shrimp tempura roll, california roll (for the Blogger Kid), eel roll, shrimp/veggie tempura (also for the kid... and us)

High point: We don't ask much for our cheap sushi, just that it taste, well, like decent sushi. And this was just fine.

Low point: The TVs. Everywhere. There wasn't a seat in the house where you didn't have a TV blaring right at you. Not the most pleasant dining experience. Also: The shrimp/veggie tempura was more veggie than shrimp (it came with just one piece).

Overall impression: Like I said, we're always on the lookout for decent cheap sushi. This qualified... but the dining experience was an absolute turnoff, especially with young kids.

Chance we'll go back: Probably not, as there are plenty of other cheap sushi places to try. Your picks are welcome in the comments.

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