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“Sushi is fine: best are fishes from Japan”
Review of Shiro's

Shiro's
Ranked #22 of 4,454 Restaurants in Seattle
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$21 - US$32
Cuisines: Sushi, Asian, Japanese, Seafood
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Dining options: Dinner, After-hours, Reservations
Neighbourhood: Belltown
Reviewed 17 December 2017

During our trip to Seattle and on Thanksgiving week, my son insisted to visit Shiro's due to high reviews from TripAdvisor. Due to the popularity of the restaurant, he had reserved a table for our family.

The place is rather small but we were properly sit, thanks to the reservation. After looking at the menu and prices, I am a bit concern because the price is expensive: $4 - $5 per piece. I was hoping that it is better be good. My wife did not like Japanese food much so only ordered: Geoduck butter and soft shell crab. My son and his girl-friend had ordered only only his standard list: fat tuna, fat salmon, etc. but also everything on the Fishes from Japan special.

The fish portion are small comparing to similar priced restaurants in San Francisco: however, the sushi rice is quite good. The rice is the focus of the sushi, not the fish according to some Sushi chefs. If that is the case, then the sushi here is quite good. The best part is that they have fishes directly from Japan and they are quite tasty. I don't think you can go wrong in this category: you either like or don't like. And all of us liked these fishes. In many sushi restaurants, you don't normally see a long list of fishes from Japan beside the standard tuna, smelts, salmon, etc.

It was a good dinner with fishes that we don't normally get in regular sushi restaurants. Oh, btw the Geoduck Butter is quite good: it kind of melted in your mouth (sort of.) The bill of over $300 will hurt me for a few days.

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Reviewed 10 December 2017

If you crave authentic, fresh, raw sushi, you'll love this crowded spot. It's hard to book a table unless you do so a week or more in advance. Everything is fresh, prepared with pride and served by the friendly waitstaff.

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Reviewed 6 December 2017

We had a meal of nigiri here (along with soup) and everything was delicious. Among other things the octopus got rave reviews. Excellent service, also. Well organized.

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Reviewed 5 December 2017 via mobile

We ordered the omakase onigiri and we ate and ate! Everything was great! A more expensive way to eat but we enjoyed every bite! We’ll go again

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Reviewed 2 December 2017 via mobile

Very relaxed younger crowd. Servers were great, nice and attentive also very helpful.
A little on the pricey side.
Fish could NOT be fresher!!!
One tip, sushi rolls are not their specialty and were average, stick with the sashimi and nigiri.

Thank jbs82259
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