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3401 Kirby Dr.
Houston, Texas 77098
713-528-8998
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...very above-average in every category with the exception of price. They have a lot of variety to choose from, great charismatic staff, an attentive manager that makes sure the restaurant runs smoothly on all cylinders...

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...let's not get carried away, Sushi King is decent but it's not something I'd smile home about. Don't come here if you're in a hurry or if you want geniune servers who care a lot about you...

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Restaurants like Sushi King makes me glad that we have review sites like Chopstix Houston! Forget Kata Robata, Azuma, Aka and Zake...Sushi King may not stand out much nor does it have the overrated rep, but it's strangely undermentioned as the best overall sushi restaurant in this area. And let's face it, this is the only area that matters in Houston. It's Kirby! I wish Sushi King didn't have the plain appearance, really you see it, but it's deceiving to how great it is. The layout is a little weird, like Soma in the Heights area, the door is waaaay on the side. One look at the outdoor patio has me thinking "you know, it's actually quite pretty". Then you walk in and it's as good looking as any sushi restaurant in the area (a notch below Zake in layout, but on part with Kata Robata and Azuma. Better than Aka by a mile). Sushi King's staff is exceptionally friendly, especially their waitstaff. Even upon busy hours, they found a way to make some conversation and make you feel at home. We had a waitress named Tiffany who was really friendly and we felt like we've known her forever. That's a good professional! Their manager also comes and checks up on you. They seemed very knowledgable about their specials, what's on the menu, they even ask what you're possibly allergic to. This restaurant absolutely covers all the bases when it comes to service and decor.

Onward with the food! Their prices are sushi restaurant high, appropriate for the area too. They're a geniune restaurant, no DJ gimmicks or club atmosphere. It's a place to eat. I like that! I hate going to a sushi restaurant on the same night they may happen to have a club promotion. I can't stand music blaring in my ears in what would be a good evening out. Not everyone wants that immature club life (take that, Zake!). Well, for their food, I can't tell you how much they emphasize sushi as ART. Case in point, there is a particular soup called dobin mushi that is the coolest thing ever. I'm not sure if this is a Sushi King invention (probably not), but they make the soup in a teapot and you pour the soup in a little cup as if you are drinking tea. It's the cutest, most interesting thing ever! Order this for the novelty, the soup itself is really delicious! I was also very pleased with their selection of specialty and hand rolls. The menu was very descriptive, and again, our waitress Tiffany really knew what she was talking about. We made a very informed decision, which is rare because usually sushi restaurants either don't tell you what's in their rolls or they force you to order quickly with a pushy and ignorant staff. Not at Sushi King, though. So that resulted in picking rolls we actually liked. For me, that was the Golden Gate Bridge roll (I love mayo with salmon!), Hot Mama and the Poseidon. What's great about all their rolls is that they come packed with different assortment of seafood. It got to the point where it didn't seem like sushi rolls, but super sushi rolls. I heard great compliments about their Wild Essence and Hamachi Reef too, though my friends ordered those and I liked mine more.

Since we went there for dinner, but they still retained their lunch menu for us to look at. I noticed really affordable Bento Boxes for $14! Wish I could comment more about their drinks. I do notice that the overwhelming customers that come here were either couples going out on a one-on-one date or small families (no little children, just grown kids). Their bar wasn't occupied at all and there didn't seem to be a dancing area...although the part by the glassy veil could be used as such, I suppose. The strip center it's in is a bit ugly, which was probably why I didn't try here sooner. On the outside, it doesn't stand out comparing to the others. Parking space is a bit so-so, but mostly safe. Anyway, I will be returning again and again just for the dobin mushi soup alone. Just kidding! The overall experience here is wonderful. I love sushi restaurants that are just restaurants. Sushi King is packed, but never too packed. It's beautiful without looking pretentious. It's pricey, but you get a lot of good quality sushi and presentation. I think it's one of the best sushi restaurants in Houston!



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