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2223 Pacific Ave, Tacoma, WA 98402-3005
+1 253-272-1544
10:30 - 22:00
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Sun 12:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 10:30 - 21:30
Fri - Sat 10:30 - 22:00
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42 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Would not send anyone here! They have gotten my food wrong twice. Then charged me extra to fix it. Don't bother trying to call there nasty on the phone usually put you on hold twice I've waited on the phone for over 5 minutes!! Food is fair... Not terrible but over priced even for downtown.

Thank Daniel K
Seattle, Washington
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84 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

Service was awesome, walked in and sat down. Right away, someone came to bring a menu. They brought miso soup, which was delicious. I ordered the chicken teriyaki. I had a lot of food left over so I asked for a box to go. I'll be back, thank you!

Thank cadygaspar
Lakewood, Washington, USA
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283 reviews
185 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 241 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

This eatery has the best hot and spicy chicken around. It's consistently good with just the right amount of heat and not too much sauce. I always take two orders to go after we eat in and use them for lunches. My husband had a bento box and whoofed the whole thing. Friendly and attentive service puts the experience over... More 

Thank Surfpinky
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20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

Local recommended the place and I love it. Mariner roll is a keeper. Small place but they will send you on your way with a to go order. If you like sushi and ambiance is optional, this place is BOSS!!!

Thank David H
Tacoma, Washington
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18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2016

The California rolls are only $5 and will fill you up for a nice lunch or light dinner side. The place is always crowded because the food is wonderful.

Thank Lorelei O
Marysville, Washington
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31 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 July 2016

I wanted teriyaki for dinner and found this place close to my hotel. There was enough to eat for two meals, which saved me money for the next evening's dinner. There was an amazing number of options on their menu! I had a hard time selecting, and wished I lived closer so I could try other items. I would definitely... More 

Thank M P
Tacoma, Washington, United States
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37 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 June 2016

No frills location and atmosphere. Limited seating. But perfect for takeout and eating for a delicious and quick teriyaki lunch.

Thank Cameron F
Bonney Lake, Washington, United States
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20 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2016

One of the best Teriyaki shops in Tacoma. Wonderful staff always friendly to everyone that comes in. And the food is hot and fresh every time.

Thank John H
Seattle, Washington
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164 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2015

I LOVE this place. I visit every time I am back in Tacoma. Not only is the teriyaki outstanding, but the sushi is really good as well. And ... the service is outstanding - some of the nicest people I interact with in Tacoma restaurants, no question about it. HIGHLY recommend.

Thank wwstraveler
Tacoma, Washington
Level Contributor
39 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2015

I LOVE this restaurant eating in but delivery was disappointing. The Delivery man was nice, it came quickly but the order was not so good. I ordered 2 orders of Chicken Yakisoba, Spring Rolls and the 69 Sushi Roll. The sushi was not the one I ordered, this one was very fishy smelling, had way too much mayonnaise and a... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Japanese, Asian, Chinese, Sushi, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Delivery
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:30
10:30 - 21:30
10:30 - 21:30
10:30 - 21:30
10:30 - 22:00
10:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2223 Pacific Ave, Tacoma, WA 98402-3005
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Tacoma
  • Phone Number: +1 253-272-1544

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?