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500 N Elm St, Denton, TX 76201-4114
+1 940-382-7505
17:30 - 21:30
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Tue - Sat 17:30 - 21:30
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Lewisville, Texas
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987 reviews
656 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 326 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

This restaurant is so popular, one has to make reservations far in advance, which we did. It is a relatively small but well-appointed restaurant and sushi bar. The owner/chef is a master sushi chef, and the quality and presentation are top-notch. All four of us had an excellent time. Just beware it is an expensive restaurant. My wife and I... More 

Thank Mohsman
Columbus, United States
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 March 2017

"World Class" food served right here in Denton. Best Blue Fin Tune ever by Chef Keiichi. By reservation only, small, intimate setting...Be sure to ask the chef for his recommendation. I've heard of folks flying in from surrounding states to eat here...

Thank Mike A
Dallas, Texas
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86 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 131 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 March 2017

First but not last time to visit Keiichi. Everything was perfect, from the sashimi appetizer to the rolls to the Japanese style spare ribs. All cut perfectly, tender enough to melt in your mouth. There's a surprising amount of sushi places in Denton County but I may never go back to any of them as none can measure up. Small... More 

Thank RobR
Dallas, Texas
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

I'm a big foodie. I own several national food and wine events and manage several chefs. I had wanted to eat here for ages but am always traveling. I took a wild chance and called to see if there was a cancellation or if I could squeeze in. The host answering the phone told me I actually could come there... More 

9 Thank claireparr
Dallas, Texas
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

This guy knows sushi and how to do it right! Only problem is once you've had his sushi you'll never like other sushi the same. This is the only place I trust eating raw fish..

Thank Erik S
Argyle, Texas
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14 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

Best sushi ever. Nothing else compares. You will need a reservation, walk-ins very limited as it is a small restaurant.

Thank mike2smith
Dallas, Texas
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

The food and ambience was amazing! Chef Keiichi was great! We had the beef tataki and spinach, beef and jalapeño cream cheese sushi, sashimi platter and for dessert, the green tea tiramisu. Everything was so well prepared and delicious and everyone was so friendly. It felt like we were sitting in someone's home enjoying a meal together. Cons, place is... More 

Thank Cocochanellie
Krum, Texas, United States
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78 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 July 2016

Can't even begin to review. Website/Yelp said they were open at 7:30 pm on a Tuesday night. Showed up and they were locked up tighter than a drum. Might be nice to be open when advertised. No signs or hours posted anywhere I could see either.

1 Thank Jim B
Malibu, California
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71 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 June 2016

Five years been passing this place. First it looked out of business. Closed. Sign was old and falling apart. Weeds in the parking lot. Finally there was a new sign. I read so many rave reviews of the chef and his sushi, had to give it a shot. But like everyone else, had to make reservations weeks in advance. Save... More 

Thank ozbu
Denton, Texas
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21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 April 2016 via mobile

I have to say I was impressed. Small little restaurant but big taste! My beef, jalapeño, cream cheese roll was to die for!! Can't wait to go back!

Thank Jarsmith1

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 20 - USD 25
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
17:30 - 21:30
17:30 - 21:30
17:30 - 21:30
17:30 - 21:30
17:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 500 N Elm St, Denton, TX 76201-4114
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Denton
  • Phone Number: +1 940-382-7505

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