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Omakase at Sushi Central, a short list

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Butter Fight Feb 4, 2014 05:30 PM

Took my friends out to a birthday dinner at Sushi Central, we went on Saturday around 6 and had the bar to ourselves for about two hours before other people started to show up. That let us have a leisurely, intimate, meal.

I mostly just wrote down what Phillip said, so I apologize for switching languages.

Tuna Sashimi
Golden Eye Snapper
Barracuda
Black Sea Bream
Shima Aji
Salmon Belly
Yellowtail Belly
Aji
Ono
European Seabass
Sea Snail
Ika
Saba
Scallop
Ankimo
Blue Crab Handroll
San Diego Uni

Highlights were the Ono, which is grazed lightly with a creme brulee torch before being served, the buttery Blue Crab Handroll (served warm, unlike Shunji's) and the sweet, briney, creamy, Uni.

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    Xan7hos Feb 4, 2014 05:49 PM

    How much was it a head?

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      Butter Fight Feb 4, 2014 06:25 PM

      $90, before tip.

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        kevin Feb 4, 2014 07:23 PM

        Per person or total ????

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          Butter Fight Feb 4, 2014 08:03 PM

          Per person, Kevin.

    2. westsidegal Feb 4, 2014 06:50 PM

      sushi central is a gem.
      thoroughly enjoyed my meal there.

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        Butter Fight Feb 4, 2014 07:54 PM

        Glad you enjoyed it!

        I was wondering if you ever made it.

        I feel like it doesn't get any love around here, and I can understand it getting overshadowed by some of the more expensive places, but I'm glad that it is there.

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        kevin Feb 9, 2014 04:57 PM

        What do you major ballers on the sushi scene think of Sushi Central ?????

        for some reason, you guys never mentioned it ??????

        Btw, do they serve beer and wines at Sushi Central ?

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          Butter Fight Feb 9, 2014 06:05 PM

          It's BYOB.

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          tastycakes Feb 12, 2014 03:54 PM

          i was there recently as well for omakase and had a delightful meal as usual. i agree that it is a hidden gem for the quality and variety of the fish. the rice is always the perfect temperature as well. we had similar offerings but no belly was served and we had amaebi four ways - the liver served in a ponzu "shot", nigiri, the shells cooked in miso broth, and the fried heads. i agree the ono is a standout.

          it was empty until almost 7pm on a Saturday except for a few walk-ins for takeout. go 'hounds and keep the place open!

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