Sushi in Albany, Berkeley, or El Cerrito
Hi, we just moved to Albany and we're craving sushi. I know that Kirala is good in Berkeley but it's a bit above our price range. Would you recommend a good sushi place that has reasonable prices? BTW, we would bring our 2 year old so it has to be somewhat family friendly. Thanks!
Yusan rules sushi. Big slice of fish. Very fresh. Yusan-san is so serious about his sushi that he does not serve the ends (he throws them away). After you try Yusan, you will never eat in another place.
Service is slow because only Yusan-san and his son (Kaz) behind the sushi bar. Everything is good there.
Located across from HomeDepot.
I like Sushi Sho on Solano a lot. When we were there a while back, another customer said that that's where the area chefs come for a late-night meal when their kitchens close--no clue if that's so. It's a very peaceful place--not sure how it would work w/ a toddler. And there's Kirala on Shattuck, near the Berkeley Bowl, which has very good sushi as well--long lines, no reservations is the only down-side.
I like Banzai Sushi, 1019 Camelia St. near 10th (behind REI) in Berkeley. Family-run, friendly.