Urban Sushi Japanese Cuisine

This review is a little over due, but better late than never right? Nicole and I caught up on a cold, rainy day after work downtown. We were shopping nearby and thought we’d pop into Urban Sushi for a super late lunch.

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We ordered some rolls to share including Salmon Avocado ($4.65), Negitoro ($3.10) and Salmon ($2.75). The rolls were a good size and were decent. They offer brown rice sushi here too, which is always a plus.

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Up next was our Tuna and Salmon sashimi ($8). Pretty standard, smaller than most places as well. The salmon had a thicker, more rigid texture to it – unlike most places that are fairly buttery. I’m assuming it’s because the way it was cut that it had this consistency. The tuna was average, a little on the fishy side and dotted with red clots. They didn’t affect the taste though.

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Nicole ordered miso soup to warm up and our last roll came -the Alaska Roll ($4.50). This version of Alaska is salmon, imitation crabmeat and fish roe.

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Pretty standard and nothing too amazing. I think my favourite incarnation of the Alaska Roll is still Sushi Garden‘s version.
There are many great sushi spots downtown, but I can see why this is popular – it is probably a quick trip for many of the office towers nearby. However as a destination restaurant, I could think of a couple more places I’d rather go to that are closeby.

Food: mini2andahalfforks

Service: mini3forks

Value: mini2andahalfforks

Ambiance: mini3forks

OVERALL: 2andahalfforks

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Inspired by her father’s cooking savvy and impeccable taste and her love of trying out new places, Dee decided to pursue her love of food. Although she much prefers eating at a local restaurant, she has also taken up cooking as a novice who has lots to learn and many recipes to try. Join her quest to rise from cooking mediocrity and fine tune her palate at different restaurants!