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Vegas Sushi/Great seafood. Break the bank?

zippyzop Feb 17, 2007 08:42 PM

I am heading to Vegas next weekend with my wife for a much needed break from the kids. We want a really good sushi/seafood meal (and I'll pay up to $100/head). I am currently booked at Nobu, but getting cold feet. Steer this Portlander right, o chowhounds!

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  1. Larry RE: zippyzop Feb 17, 2007 09:07 PM

    I didn't think much of the sushi at Nobu. Far better is Okada (at Wynn). It's a full service restaurant, and includes an excellent sushi bar. There's a wide variety of top quality fish, the chefs are personable, and the atmosphere is great. For $100/head, you can eat very well. For more details, see my review at http://home.comcast.net/~lasvegasvaca... .

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      zippyzop RE: Larry Feb 18, 2007 11:46 AM

      Thanks Larry... that looks great and is an extensive review. Better at the sushi bar or a table?

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        Larry RE: zippyzop Feb 18, 2007 12:03 PM

        For sushi, I have a strong preference for the sushi bar. This allows me to order one item at a time. I also really like the sushi chefs at Okada. After I've ordered a couple of items (to show them the kind of stuff I like), I'll ask for recommendations. It's a lot of fun.

        If you're looking for more balance in your meal, the tables are certainly nice, and many of the tables have a great view of Wynn's mountain and water features. Other than sushi, I really enjoyed robatayaki (charcoal grilled items); the baby lamb chop is excellent, and someone else said the spare ribs are equally good.

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      suebro RE: zippyzop Feb 18, 2007 04:06 AM

      I am not a sushi expert by any means, but I have been to Sushi Roku twice and thought it was great both times. It's in the newer section of Caesars Forum Shoppes.

      The last time I was there I was sitting by a local couple at the sushi bar, and they did say that they thought Nobu was the best, but that it was very,very expensive.

      1. dbug31 RE: zippyzop Feb 18, 2007 01:48 PM

        I've been to Okada twice, but we've never sat at the sushi bar...

        Both times we have been very satisfied & happy.

        We had a chef's choice sashimi on one visit & that was excellent.

        Also the tuna cones were tasty, but I'd personally stick with the basics.


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