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Dec 3, 2007 01:02 PM

Sushi all you can eat?

I'm interested in knowing of a good sushi all you can eat or buffet restaurant in Chicago.

any good suggestions?

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  1. House of Sushi and Noodles is all you can eat.

    And Todai sushi in the suburbs.

    House of Sushi & Noodles
    1610 W Belmont Ave, Chicago, IL 60657

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    1. re: rubinow

      Agreed re: chicgail's post below. But, for what it's worth, I've had great experiences at House of Sushi and Noodles -- I know very little about sushi but it's clear they're not even attempting anything authentic. No BYOB either. But the fish is fresh, plentiful, and I believe under $15 (forget the exact number). They also bring out some tempura veggies and miso soup (if I remember correctly) to take up valuable stomach space while you wait.

      Lots of college kids (I'm one of them) and no reservations, but they'll take your cell number and call when your table's ready. There are some bars in the area for a drink while you wait...

    2. Putting together the concepts of "good sushi" and "all you can eat" occur for me as an oxymoron -- kind of like a Old Country Buffet maki. You can either get a lot of mediocre sushi that's been sitting around or have good sushi. If there a place that actually has both, I'd love to know about it, but I'm pretty skeptical.

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      1. re: chicgail

        True - I can talk to Todai in Schaumburg - the turn over is pretty quick so the Sushi stays relatively fresh - but you do not go to these places for the top sushi in the city-

        5 Woodfield Mall, Schaumburg, IL 60173

        1. re: weinstein5

          I've been to Todai. If you want variety and all-you-can-eat, its the place to go. The food didn't blow me away, however.

      2. I've not been to any all you can shi places recently, but I have a co-worker who absolutely SCREAMS about Sushi Para in Palatine being way good for an all you can shi place.
        Sushi Para
        1268 E Dundee Rd
        Palatine, IL 60074
        (847) 202-9922

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        1. re: gordeaux

          yeah, i am gonna second this. of course, the service can be a little off-putting, but the sushi and other stuff is good.

        2. There is a Sushi Para II off of Clark in Lincoln Park. You have to pay for the sushi you ordered and cannot finish.

          Pros- BYOB
          Cons- not too many great rolls or a huge selection, I don't think they use whole fish pieces on some rolls which is skeptical. It looked like ground salmon or something.

          1. I ate at Ringo a while back, which had all you can eat sushi on Monday for $19.95. I see a coupon on their website for this deal, which may mean it's offered more frequently now.

            It's not a buffet, so you order off the menu and there's less risk that rolls have been made and sitting out for a while. It's also BYOB, but I don't believe they took reservations. Not sure if they charge for uneaten rolls, but again, I don't exactly have that problem with sushi!