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“Should have known better...”
Review of Hokkaido Sushi

Hokkaido Sushi
Ranked #1,720 of 2,856 Restaurants in Ottawa
Cuisines: Sushi
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
Reviewed 28 August 2013

Joined friends who chose Hokkaido for a meal. Turns out to be yet another all-you-can-eat-sushi place run by non-Japanese (Cantonese appears to be the language the staff communicated in). Fish used in sushi and hand rolls was fresh, however the rolls were poorly constructed. Cooked dishes (soups & stir fry) were extremely salty and laden with MSG. Deep fried dishes fared the best. Service was brusque, serving dishes removed while still eating off them. Must admit that I am spoiled having spent some time in Japan and eaten well there on each visit, however that doesn't excuse the poor service and food here.

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1  Thank Lorraine K
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Reviewed 16 August 2013

First of all I need to state clearly I only tried their sushi, I don't like mixing sushi with cooked food so I never do.

Second of all I am not saying the food was bad because it was not but it was not nearly as good as some other All You Can Eat sushi places in Ottawa (Sushi Banc, etc..)

The Sashimi was very nice (fresh and well presented) however sadly the sushi rice was dry and hard (also shorter grains than we are used to). The wasabi was sharp and not as nice as we expected so our experience with nigiri dishes was not great.

The hand rolls were nice and crisp.

The wait staff was friendly and efficient and the decor was ok (but nothing special)

Overall I would not recommend this restaurant.

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Thank Peter_Bomberg
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Reviewed 15 August 2013

Good quality-price for and all you can eat sushi. 13,99$ for lunch. Lot of choices for sushi, hand rolls, makis and hot meals. However, everything was too salty.

Thank edelarosbil
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Reviewed 2 August 2013

'Summer sushi' lunch plate was visually attractive, reminiscent of the sushi plate on a Master Chef TV episode. Preceded by a bowl of average miso soup & a small lettuce salad with Caesar dressing. Six generous prawn, surf clam & salmon negiri were fresh & tasty, along with a crispy salmon skin cone, three California roll pieces and three surf clam maki pieces. Sushi were uniformly good & came with soy, wasabi & marinated ginger. Good value for 11.95 before tax & tip. I would return.

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Thank vin0tint0
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Reviewed 1 August 2013

All sushi prepared fresh you order what you want. Fresh yummy sushi and of course its all you can eat. A great selection of hot and cold dishes. Staff helpful with questions on ordering.Was there with 4 others with used an entire bottle of soy sauce. Would recommend to all.

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Thank eric23mitchell
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