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Tsunami Sushi

412 Jefferson St, Lafayette, LA 70501-7014
+1 337-234-3474
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good15%
  • Average5%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“sea bass” (6 reviews)
“sushi” (37 reviews)
“squid salad” (2 reviews)
All hours
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
$$ - $$$
412 Jefferson St, Lafayette, LA 70501-7014
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Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

My wife and I have been here a few times. We have eaten sushi all over the US and this one is up at the top for us. Great staff and amazing fresh fish. Try the fresh Wasabi. You will not be disappointed dining here...More

Thank Kyle M
Reviewed 3 April 2017

Every time I'm in Lafayette I stop here for lunch. They always have great, fresh sushi and have a wide selection.

Thank MD S S
Reviewed 30 November 2016 via mobile

Three of us had a fantastic lunch here last week. The service was outstanding the the sushi was incredible. I loved sitting at the sushi bar and was super impressed when the sushi chef was able to provide me with some Gluten free soya sauce....More

Thank Kathryn-and-Rob
Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

Craving sushi while on business in Lafayette, I found Tsunami on TripAdvisor. Located in downtown, it is a nice area for dinner. My friend and I chose to sit at the preparation table to see the food being prepared. It added to the fun. Really...More

Thank Christiana A
Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

Went the night of a UL game and the restaurant was quite pleasant!! :) Service was good, food was excellent as usual! A friend had the sumo steak, which was a master piece!!

Thank l r
Reviewed 21 September 2016

For the combination, quantity, flavor, and price, the Transbestbite will not leave you disappointed!!

Thank Robyn H
Reviewed 18 August 2016

This place has the best sushi! Some rolls are on the high end- but once you taste them you know why. I only eat cooked and Dakota likes cooked and raw sushi so we had a good variety. Everything was delicious. And like I said...we...More

Thank vickibme1960
Reviewed 9 July 2016

The only reason that I ever even tried eating sushi is because my dentist gave me a gift certificate to Tsunami Sushi in appreciation for a referral that I’d made. I reluctantly tried it, and immediately fell in love with the place. I love the...More

1  Thank StMartinDave
Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

This is the first place I ever tried sushi and hands down the best! I've eaten at many others around town and out of town still love Tsunami the best. Some of my faves are the Pimp Salad, the Sea Bass entree is excellent if...More

Thank lodo95
Reviewed 14 June 2016

The quality of the sushi astounded me, as I did not expect the freshness and creativity of the sushi in a relatively small town. The server was lovely, the location, right downtown, is convenient, with parking on the street, the ambiance is casual, but elegant...More

Thank minnesotanice49
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$40
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 412 Jefferson St, Lafayette, LA 70501-7014
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  Lafayette Parish  >  Lafayette
  • Phone Number: +1 337-234-3474
  • E-mail
Tsunami is Lafayette's culinary escape. It opened in 2000 in the historic downtown arts and entertainment district. It fancies itself as the hippest eatery in the 337. LA flare with southern care!