Pier Sushi's expert sushi chef coils up 23 specialty rolls and an assemblage of Asian entrees, festooning plates with artistic arrays. With no MSG, masago, peanuts, or peanut oil in any of its platters, Pier's menu offerings draw instead upon sesame and soybean oils. Sake and Japanese beers complement meals, cooling down throats more effectively than bowties sculpted from ice.
The chefs at Toki Sushi and Teriyaki Cuisine work hard in the kitchen, crafting delicate Japanese meals of gyoza and udon. Sushi chefs with up to 18 years of experience carve tasty slices of tuna, salmon, and halibut at the open sushi bar as diners sip wine and beer and share laughs over gosomi crackers. The d?cor surrounds diners with bamboo-print screens, round paper lanterns, and banners decorated with lucky cats, transporting a piece of Japan to America while city planners still bicker over digging a tunnel beneath the Pacific Ocean.
For fresh maki, Portland's Teriyaki Express has got you covered. Come prepared to feast at Teriyaki Express — with no low-fat options, any diets will need to be put aside for the moment. Big crowds can spread out in comfort at Teriyaki Express, which specializes in hosting large groups and gatherings. Volume at this restaurant can reach upper decibels, so come prepared to raise your voice to be heard.
It doesn't get much more laid-back than Teriyaki Express, so dress for comfort when you come. Feed the gang at your next get-together with catering from Teriyaki Express as well. If you need to get somewhere fast, the restaurant also serves up grub to go.
For convenience, diners can park in a neighboring lot.
Save your pennies for a rainy day — with prices generally under $15, you'll have plenty left over even after dining at Teriyaki Express. Head on over to Teriyaki Express first thing in the morning or last thing in the evening — Teriyaki Express is open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.
At Umi Sushi Japanese Restaurant, chefs busy chopsticks with 14 specialty sushi rolls and a menu of traditional Japanese dishes. Servers stroll through the placid dining room, rescuing empty plates from the clutches of Olympic-discus hopefuls and dotting the yellow tablecloths with appetizers, such as the taco su's octopus, cucumber, and seaweed salad ($7.50). Behind the sushi bar, fresh ingredients merge together to create raw and cooked nigiri sushi ($3.50+), vegetarian maki ($3.50+), and specialty maki, including the dragon roll with eel ($8.95 for seven pieces). The Umi special sauce marinates thin strips of short-cut ribs ($11.95–$13.95), and the Tanshin bento box ($12.50 for a large) partitions teriyaki flavors into culinary cubbyholes. Diners can augment meals with scoops of green-tea ice cream ($3.95) or signal their departure by gurgling imported beer, wine, or sake.
Sushi Kata Japanese Restaurant offers the freshest and finest grade of sushi and sashimi. Plan to indulge a bit at Sushi Kata Japanese Restaurant, though, because they don't offer any low-fat fare. Parents appreciate Sushi Kata Japanese Restaurant's kid-friendly attitude, and little ones are often seen dining out with the adults.
The sushi spot has catering services as well. If you're strapped for time, take out food from Sushi Kata Japanese Restaurant.
Expect to spend less than $15 per person at Sushi Kata Japanese Restaurant.
A quartet of tatami welcomes guests into a traditional Japanese dining experience, replete with short-legged tables and floor mats to sit on. To help diners become one with the culturally distinctive surrounds, servers dispense and occasionally spoon-feed classic entrees that include broiled salmon covered in teriyaki sauce, korean barbecue ribs, and deep-fried chicken katsu. Patrons can also dine at American-style tables in the main dining room or sidle up to the sushi bar to ponder 20 nigiri and 21 specialty rolls with names such as Salmon Killer and I Love Shrimp.:m]]