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Blowfish Sushi to Die For

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PRICE RANGE
US$30 - US$50
CUISINES
Japanese, Sushi, Seafood, Asian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner

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Menu

UNIQUE PLATES "SOSAKU ZENZAI"​
edamame
garlic soy edamame
soy beans sautéed w/ garlic, butter soy sauce
triple mushrooms
shiitake, brown & portabello mushrooms, sautéed w/ garlic, thyme & a hint of white truffle oil
kamonnasu
sautéed japanese eggplant & grilled zucchini w/ sesame red miso sauce
simple sunomono
itazuri cucumber & wakame seaweed drizzled w/ sanbai vinegar topped w/ grapefruit, mango, & cucumber sorbet
seaweed crib
seaweed salad on top mixed greens w/ house creamy carrot dressing
fire oysters
grilled daily oysters w/ house pesto, jack cheese, tabasco, & wasabi tobiko
ritsu roll
red & white tuna, avocado & masago, lightly flash fried w/ a side of citrus ponzu & japanese dijon aioli
pyramid of tartar
with fresh tuna, salmon & avocado w/ a side of honey tartar & sweet garlic ginger soy sauce w/ house made potato chips- a house specialty!
popcorn prawns
tempura prawns served on a bed of radicchio & endive salad, topped w/ candied walnuts, spicy aioli & chili threads
NAMA-GAKI: FRESH OYSTERS​
oyster of the day
½ dz – 1 dz
shigoku
½ dz – 1 dz
marin miyagi
½ dz – 1 dz
SHUSAI: ENTRÉES​
jidori
free range chicken breast w/ skin on, marinated in buttermilk over pan fried & coated w/ a sweet ginger garlic sauce, served w/ an eggplant caponata, mashed sansho potatoes & a side of white rice
grilled skirt steak
served w/ garlic mashed potatoes, sauteed shishito peppers & a side of avocado tempura topped w/ cilantro
black cod risotto
marianted in saikyo miso on top of shimeji mushroom risotto
filet mignon
honey dijon demi gras over pan roasted wagyu filet mignon accompanied w/ wasabi mashed potatoes & asian ratatouille served w/ steamed rice
KAWARI SASHIMI: ENLIGHTENED SASHIMI​
fiery bincyo
seared albacore topped w/ spiced tempura bits, fried jalapeno slices & spicy ponzu
sashimi combination
assorted sashimi w/ maguro, hamachi, sake, katsuo tataki, shime saba, ama ebi & crispy ama ebi head
nigiri combination
assorted nigiri including our special of the day, oh toro, hamachi belly, hirame, yuburi sake, ikura, tsubugai, ama ebi & crispy ama ebi head
NIGIRI 2 PC. / SASHIMI 5 PC.​
ama ebi
blue shrimp
anago
sea​ eel
ankimo
monkfish​ liver
bincyo
albacore
aburi bincyo
seared albacore
bin toro
albacore belly
ebi
cooked shrimp
hamachi
yellowtail
hamachi toro
yellowtail belly
hirame
halibut
BLOWFISH CREATION MAKI​
futo maki
house made egg cake, cucumber, oshinko pickles, inari & spinach
potrero veggie
asparagus tempura, inari, chopped scallions, tofu, carrot & avocado
blowfish maki
yellowtail & scallion w/ masago topped w/ salmon
blowfish eye
red tuna, cucumber & curried tempura bits topped w/ wasabi tobiko
super dynamite
a tempura style roll stuffed w/ yellowtail, albacore, & salmon, topped w/ scallions, spicy chili sauce, teriyaki & sesame seeds
crunchy california
breaded​ w/ panko sprinkled w/ sesame seeds & teriyaki sauce
pacific
smoked salmon, crab, avocado, crispy potato & greens serve w/ house dressing
baked alaskan salmon
salmon, jack cheese, rich cream sauce & avocado, oven baked
breaded ebi
breaded ebi, avocado, cucmber & honey aioli
buddha
tuna, unagi, curry tempura batter & cucmber topped w/ wasabi tobiko & unagi sauce
SPECIAL ROLLS​
the emperor
spicy tuna, avocado, cream cheese inside, topped w/ the chef's choice of fish, sweet oboro fish flakes, unagi sauce, spicy mayo, sriracha, sosumi & honey tartar sauce
geisha girl
a delicious roll filled w/ avocado, spicy tuna, & unagi draped w/ bincyo & sake, topped off w/ curry bits, spicy mayo & unagi sauce
special dragon
shrimp​ tempura, cucumber, draped w/ unagi & avocado w/ spicy tuna, tobiko, wasabi tobiko, spicy mayo, green onions & chili sauce
ronin
a mix of crab, spicy salmon, shrimp tempura, avocado, cream cheese, curry bits on top & unagi w/ red onion inside rolled w/ sesame soy paper & drizzled w/ unagi sauce & spicy sosumi aioli
hamachi rock
our spicy tuna roll w/ bbq unagi inside, topped w/ hamachi & avocado w/ spicy mayo, unagi sauce, & potato chips
samurai
a mix of crab, spicy salmon, red onion, shrimp tempura, avocado, cream cheese, & unagi tempura battered & deep fried topped w/ sriracha, sosumi & unagi sauce
hip hop
hamachi,​ avocado, & unagi inside topped w/ salmon & jack cheese w/ unagi & spicy mayo sauces
KOZARA​
tako wasabi
wasabi marinated raw octopus, sorrel, red veined greens, & mustard w/ ruby streaks on top
chicken karaage
organic fried chicken w/ shishito pepper & crystal lettuce
devil fish cake
crispy octopus & vegetable cake topped w/ bbq sauce, creamy mayo, pickeled ginger, bonito flakes & agretti petite
volcano shrimp toast
tiger shrimp in "messy sauce" w/ roasted tomato, crushed pistachio, sour cream ranch, mustard & ruby streaks served on toast
hawaiian brochette
hanger steak skewers grilled w/ pineapple & green onion
DESSERT​
bon bon beignet
crispy french doughnuts w/ kuromitsu & kinako sauce served w/ vanilla bean ice cream
mochi ice cream trio
a​ trio of green tea, mango, & strawberry mochi covered ice cream
olitalian parfait
layers of creamy mascarpone, genoise cake, & crunchy bits of sable, topped off w/ fresh berries, frothy raspberry puree, & a scoop of blood orange sorbet
zen garden
kyo style green tea cheesecake served w/ green tea ice cream & matcha sauce
chocoholic
chocolate crème brûlée topped w/ dark chocolate ice cream & served w/ soy milk churros
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Reviewed 17 August 2014

This is a seriously good restaurant despite coming off like a Hard Rock. At first glance the waitstaff may seem to belong in a Hooters rather than a serious sushi place but they know their stuff and are friendly and nice. Our waitress was really...More

Date of visit: August 2014
Thank LizzieHeff
Reviewed 29 May 2014

Great Sushi in a hip atmosphere on Santana Row. Great ambiance & greater prices for cutting edge sushi. Delicious, fun & pricey. Par for the course at Santana Row.

Date of visit: September 2013
Thank janisw
Reviewed 28 May 2014

The food is exceptional, but the BAR has very unique drinks and the service at the Bar, (ask for Carlos!) is bar none to excellence! Sake is a must when visiting Blowfish. The music keeps you in step with the beat at the Row.

Date of visit: May 2014
Thank Graciela G
Reviewed 3 February 2014 via mobile

We love blowfish in SF. While this restaurant may share name and concept it's not the same. Good food but if you want great go to SF location.

Thank jvabalos50
Reviewed 10 July 2013

Haven't eaten here but the choice of interesting drinks makes it a fun place to take your visitors. Ambiance quite good.

Date of visit: March 2013
Thank James68_13
Reviewed 25 February 2013

Blowfish Sushi.. has a quite pleasant atmosphere.. you are not rished.. you feel special and somewhat private.. the staff is more than cordial.. the menu... if you want Sushi OF any kind,, it's here.. presented in a very inviting manner.. Enjoy.. the low dimmed dining...More

Date of visit: January 2013
Thank LuSicilianu
Reviewed 21 November 2012

Great sushi, very busy even for a Tuesday nite. Very dark inside. Ordere 3 rolls to share with 3 of us and that was plenty.

Date of visit: November 2012
Thank foofoome
Reviewed 5 November 2012

The ambience and good food make this a great place to hang out with friends. Try the hot sake, it is good! Ask the waiters about the Blowfish history.

Date of visit: December 2011
Thank BFK15
Reviewed 22 October 2012

The bar is a nice place to drop by for a Sake Bomb. The restaurant is, like others say, noisy with rave and house music pumping all day/night and ti is pricey. The decoration is modern, dark, black with Anime art and the menu is...More

Date of visit: May 2012
Thank CaliforniaBrad
Reviewed 16 October 2012

Any time you walk into a Sushi place and it smells fishy, that's a bad sign. In general this place is way over priced, produces mediocre sushi, can be sketchy from a service standpoint and generally has little to offer other than proximity to the...More

Date of visit: October 2012
Thank Ted P
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