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Sushi Tei Restaurant

1800 Western Ave, Cosimo's Plaza, Albany, NY 12203-4650
+1 518-218-0388
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good25%
  • Average3%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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“sushi” (35 reviews)
“clear soup” (2 reviews)
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Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
1800 Western Ave, Cosimo's Plaza, Albany, NY 12203-4650
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1 - 10 of 76 reviews

Reviewed 12 October 2017

I really enjoy Sushi Tei. The restaurant is clean, well-run, and the food is very fresh. I particularly like the Mistletoe Roll. Note that this restaurant is around the side of the strip mall building and at night the shades in the window may make...More

Thank DA8026
Reviewed 17 September 2017

Had friends visiting from Long Island this weekend and decided to try a new sushi restaurant since our old favorite seems to be getting humdrum and boring. We were in for a culinary experience with this restaurant - everything from start to finish was fantastic....More

Thank sthomas0616
Reviewed 10 September 2017

FYI, they have a special lunch menu, which currently is not advertised on their website. They even have some Bento Box lunch specials. I liked that they gave me a choice of a soup other than miso. Their clear soup was surprisingly very tasty. I...More

Thank fba5
Reviewed 10 August 2017

We were with a group of six and ordered soup three appetizers and five different Chef's Special Rolls. Their Clear soup is to die for. Be sure to try the Tuna Dumpling or the Yaki Shimp for an appetizer. All the rolls were terrific but...More

Thank Tom H
Reviewed 14 May 2017

This charming restaurant has recently expanded, while maintaining their level of food and friendly, attentive service. Kid yourself not - this is not as good as you can get in Tokyo or even New York City - but is definitely the very best sushi choice...More

Thank Alex_Tallinn
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

My fiancée and I had four rolls between the two of us thinking about our previous sushi experiences and not wanting to be left hungry. We should not have been concerned. The sushi was fantastic and in good measure. I myself had the special roll-of-the-day...More

2  Thank JJNudsMcgee
Reviewed 7 February 2017 via mobile

I am a novice to the sushi world. Stopped at this quaint little place in the strip mall as I have been told it is excellent quality. It was quiet, clean and friendly. The staff were accommodating. I thoroughly enjoyed my Hurricane Roll. My more...More

Thank Susan S
Reviewed 5 January 2017

First I would like to say, before visiting and enjoying here for my first time, I've heard NOTHING BUT GREAT THINGS about this place. How the food is ALWAYS fresh, how you can taste the TLC in the items they prepared, and how the service...More

1  Thank William O
Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

This is our go to place for sushi and everything Japanese cuisine. We do both dine in and take out. It has been a wonderful.place to take out of town guests and out whole family. Highly recommend for any and all.

Thank erinmhicks
Reviewed 7 December 2016 via mobile

Actually I went by accident coming back from the gym. The food is absolutely delicious, fresh and qualitative. The menu has a really large choice! The rolls are super refined and fresh. Service is top notch. I do recommend this place. It is worth going...More

Thank BertZH
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1800 Western Ave, Cosimo's Plaza, Albany, NY 12203-4650
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Albany
  • Phone Number: +1 518-218-0388
Sushi Tei is a traditional Japanese restaurant located in Albany, NY. We feature fresh, healthy Japanese food (eat in or take-out). Wine, sake and various imported beers are also available for your refreshment. Sushi is a small piece of raw fish or shellfish on a bed of vinegared rice. This can be eaten as is, or is often dipped into soy sauce and then eaten. Sushi is based on the belief that nature cannot be improved, and is usually very simple. Therefore, great care is put into the creation, arrangement and the many methods of preparing the food. The finished appearance is also very important because the natural beauty and taste must not be lost, but enhanced!
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