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Jun 5, 2007 05:40 PM

Fune in Eatontown, NJ

I just went to Fune for the first time with my husband and daughter tonight for dinner. It was awesome!!!! We ordered the bibimbap, regular size sashimi and the chicken don. Chicken don was no big deal. But, it's good for kids. They gave us korean banchan. They gave us grilled onion and mushroom, grilled salmon with panko crumbs with some spicy mayonnaise on top and also some creative maki sushi that uses cucumbers instead of nori.
The regular size sashimi is larger than a typical deluxe portion elsewhere plus the sushi chef also gave a complimentary sashimi handroll which consisted of tuna, salmon, red caviar (?), and sea legs. Service was very friendly.
I was also told that they have lunch buffet 7 days a week which consists of various maki sushi, Japanese and Korean appetizers and main courses for $11.99 Monday to Saturday from 11:30 to 2:30. Kids under 2 are free. 3-7 are discounted.

I love this place!!!!!

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    1. re: Barbarella

      Cobblestone Village on West Park Avenue in Ocean Township.

      1. re: bgut1

        thanks bqut1 must be near Picolo Italia

        1. re: Barbarella

          yes, it's the one in that same strip mall with Picolo Italia. How is Picolo Italia?

          1. re: wench31

            Its very good. Highly recommended.

            1. re: wench31

              Picolo Italia is really good. Don't miss the oysters on the appetizer menu!

      2. Is this the old Tokyo? Near the Wendy's??

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        1. re: tuxedo

          No that one was just remodeled a few months ago and is still having it's grand reopening.

        2. I have found, generally, that the better Korean restaurants around Central Jersey have better sushi/sashimi, than the better Japanese restaurants in the same areas.

          1. Glad to hear someone else had a good time at Fune! Also try their hwe dup bap (like a sashimi bibim bap). It's tasty!

            By the way, a few years back, Fune used to be Kiku.

            1. the bibimbap and korean banchan, is that on the regular menu or did you get it special for being korean (which i am assuming)?

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              1. re: judyk921

                That's on the regular menu. I'm not Korean. :)

                1. re: wench31

                  I went for the Bibimbap! I personally prefer my bibimbap not in the hot bowl but it was a pretty solid hot bibimbap. Yum!

                  And yes, the (limited) korean menu is on the regular menu.

                  1. re: joonjoon

                    Have you tried their lunch buffet yet? I've been meaning to but haven't got around to it yet. Bibimbap in a hot bowl is the only way I'll eat it and that raw egg! Yum!

                    1. re: wench31

                      I'm personally not that into buffets in general, but I've tried their buffet a few times. I'd just rather spend the same 10$ on one tasty meal (like Bibimbap or hwe dup bap) rather than stuff myself with stuff that's mediocre. But I'd say it's definitely worth a try if you're in the area.