Sushi WOW

Date Visited: November 29 2014
Address: 8273 Granville St Vancouver BC
Type of Restaurant: Japanese, Sushi, Fusion
Price Range: $
Ambiance (out of five)/Setting/Design/service: 4/5 – service was prompt, very small space (not recommended for large groups)
Overall: 7/10
(1-4: will never come back, 5: pass (I’m okay with a tinier morsel), 6: acceptable, 7: okay, 8: good, 9: Wow! Please enlarge my morsel. 10: Perfection. I could eat a morsel of this every day!)
Will come back? Maybe for a cheap snack
What I ate:
Box A – salad, prawn, yam and 2 green bean tempura, 2 gyoza, beef teriyaki rice
  • 6.5/10
  • The salad was drenched in an orange kind of sauce and was on the more sour side
  • The tempura breading was on the thicker side but it was fairly crunchy
  • The teriyaki beef was way too sweet and was over cooked
  • The gyoza was crunchy on to top bits but on the bottom it was soggy
Marpole Roll (8 pieces) – prawn tempura, cucumber and avocado w/ “Chopped scallop and Masago” on top (Spicy Mayo and Teriyaki sauce)
  • 7.5/10
  • The prawn tempura added a nice textural component overall and did not get soggy from the sauce
  • There was a good amount of chopped scallops on top
  • Luckily there wasn’t too much teriyaki sauce and spicy mayo sauce so as to be drenched
Black-Orange Roll ( 8 pieces) – California roll with unagi and salmon on top w/ spicy mayo sauce
  • 7.5/10
  • Couldn’t really taste the unagi and salmon on top
  • But it did have a nice smoky flavour to it
  • The California roll could have used more avocado
Tonkotsu ramen with salmon roll combo
  • 6/10
  • The ramen was way over cooked
  • The broth tasted like it was out of a package
  • The pork was dry and not well marbled
  • The salmon roll was okay – good ratio of salmon to rice
Things to Improve on: Box A and technicalities
Summary: They have some really cheap deals here. Although the place is small, the service was nice. The food was mediocre.
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