I travel often and eat sushi at least two times a week. I make it a point to seek out the "best" sushi restaurants everywhere in the world, which includes "hole in the wall" places to five star sushi establishments. Given I travel over a 100k miles a year I try a lot of sushi.
I have to say that Kyoto has some of the freshest sushi I have ever eaten. They have quite a large selection of rolls and the quality of the fish is some of the best I have come across anywhere. I work in the area and have introduced many of my colleagues to Kyoto - I have yet to find someone that I have recommended this place to come back disappointed.
Don't be fooled by the somewhat bland decor and the hibachi setup. Walk right past the hibachi tables (which is decent food) and get a table near the sushi bar or the back and ask for the "special menu" which is a book of over 100 unique rolls. The regular menu has some of their more popular mainstream rolls, but if you really want to try some unique items, go for the full book of rolls.
My only complaint is that the servers, while they are fast and attentive, they lack warmth and personality. When it comes to sushi restaurants, I am all about the fish and the presentation, so I give Kyoto a break on the service. "A" for sushi, "C" for decor and "B-" for service.
If you want great sushi and the some of the freshest fish in NJ, you won't be disappointed, but don't have high expectations for the decor and personality of the place.
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