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Kaiten Sushi on 3rd.

jjsawrey | Aug 6, 2006 06:02 AM

Kaiten Sushi on 3rd is crap. Both my husband and I love the conveyer belt concept (and have seen it successfully done at Yo! Sushi and Genki Sushi), but Kaiten is just bad. Most of the items in rotation seemed to have an odd pepper/smoky seasoning on them. And even the pieces on which I could not spot the seasoning seemed to taste like smoked meats. All of the meat in the rolls was diced up and smooshed together in an unappealing bologna way. I'm not sure how you mess up something as basic as a spicy tuna roll, but they sure did. The fish did not seem fresh and variety was limited.

As far as service, our two waitresses seemed nice enough, but when it came time to pay, they miscalculated the cost. We had a $15 off coupon for a bill of $40. We had estimated our cost at around $42. They told us we needed to get more food to make it to $40...which didn't make us that happy since we were very dissatisfied with the food. But, we ordered dessert (which wasn't bad....tapioca and green tea icecream float)... and magically the bill multiplied to over $50. Hmmmm... If the dessert costs $3, wouldn't our bill have been over $40? Such trickery made me mad enough to voice my dissatisfation over the food. I would say you are better off with grocery store sushi, but I love grocery store sushi. I honestly can't think of a comparison, Kaiten is that blah.

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