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Sep 19, 2008 06:15 AM

Hampton Roads sushi quest

Hey guys,

What are some of your favorite places in Hampton Roads (Norfolk, Virginia Beach, Hampton, Newport News, Williamsburg, etc.) for sushi?

Also, do you have a favorite sushi roll at any of these places?

I have heard very good things about Sushi Aka in Suffolk, and will be trying some of their food at the upcoming March of Dimes Signature Chef Auction on 12 October.

How about the rest of you Hampton Roadsters?


Patrick C=:-)

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  1. My fav for sushi is Kotobuki on 21st St. in Norfolk. Small place but good food. Very fresh ingredients and good service too. If you're driving to it be careful, you might drive right by it, again very small. No rolls for me though, if they're included in a sampler or part of the dish I ordered then fine. Happy hunting.

    1. Hi, I love Nara Sushi on Haygood and my favorite roll is th e mayor roll (apples, boston lettuce and shrim tempura) and the tropical apetizer shouldnt be missed...delish as well. I also love kyushu. My favorite roll there is the mermaid roll (think they got 2nd in the area during the pilot'ssushi taste test) Kyushu is on Newtown in Virginia Beach

      1. Daikichi in Chesapeake on Battlefield Blvd.

        1. Domo on Granby (273 Granby) in Norfolk is reliable, they had 50% off all sushi (not rolls or sashimi, just sushi) last night, not sure how long that will continue. The big score was 2 huge pieces of Uni for $4... Generous hunks of fish, above average for the area. Also, 10% off for military....

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          1. re: flightsurg

            was it good? discounted sushi always scares me a little!
            I have only been to Domo once and wasn't impressed however, that was about 4 years ago...things may have changed since then. Have you been to Kyushu in Va beach? Nara is also an awesome place for great sushi!

            1. re: bythebayov

              Domo's sushi (and this was no exception, better or worse) has always been basic and reliable. Certainly, I would never rave about it being the best ever, but it is somewhere between strip mall sushi and what I'd expect from an average New York/LA/San Francisco sushi restaurant. Kyushu is the best I've found in the region, thanks for the tip. I find it too hard to get out there very often, though. I live blocks from Domo, so that's a factor.

              Domo is a good lunch sushi spot, if Kyushu is the dinner choice...

              Haven't been to Nara, need to try it. Again, thanks for the heads up.

          2. My absolute favorite sushi joint is Daikichi in Chesapeake (

            I lived in Japan for a year, where I fell in love with sushi. Daikichi's sushi is always fresh and of excellent quality. Lots of other menu items, too. The udon noodles are my oldest daughter's favorite.

            We've been going regularly for years and we've never been disappointed by a meal there. Their take-out is good, too!