Wasabi Sushi Restaurant & Bar’s cooks skillfully roll fresh sushi, grill up hearty teriyaki steaks, and cook elaborate Japanese noodle dishes. The kitchen adorns plates with delicate pyramids of battered tempura shrimp, artfully arranged slices of tender beef tempura, and colorful avocado rolls engraved with curator’s notes. Familiar dishes, such as yaki soba and california rolls, share table space alongside more traditional Japanese treats of sea urchin, albacore, or oshinko-garnished eel.
Harnessing seasonal, fresh ingredients, Miyako's skilled hibachi chefs delight patrons with the ancient art of tableside preparation. Watch the flash of knives as your chef performs fancy handwork such as tossing a grain of rice in the air and splitting it with a razor-sharp noodle. Miyako offers an extensive hibachi-style menu, with dishes designed to delight all five senses. Starters include the beef negimaki, which combines thin beef slices with scallions in a teriyaki sauce ($5.95), and the kani salad, featuring shredded crabmeat, cucumber, and smelt roe ($5.95). A full-course dinner is available in specials such as the sumo: a parade of starters including an appetizer, soup, salad, noodles, and rice followed by a sizzling 14 oz. filet steak and then topped off with silky ice cream ($33.95).
Looking for an intriguing and vibrant environment to enjoy traditional Asian and Japanese cuisine? Look no further than the Sake Café of Elmwood in the New Orleans area. Take pleasure in traditional favorites like Pad Thai with shrimp or chicken and Calamari with soy dipping sauce. Take an adventure when trying a special roll such as the Spice Girl Roll or the Maple Roll. Brave patrons try the Heart Attack 911 Roll with spicy tuna, snow crab, and a cream cheese and jalapeno roll topped with masago, scallion, ponzu and eel sauce. Have it all with a Bento Box Dinner, featuring your choice of soup, a garden salad, California Roll, Gyoza appetizer, fresh fruit and your choice of six main dishes. As a family restaurant, the Sake Café of Elmwood offers a Bento Box for kids, with three options for the little ones to choose from. Try it today at the Sake Café at Elmwood.
Kyoto Japanese Restaurant and Sushi Bar is New Orleans’s stop for tasteful Japanese cuisine. They are open six days a week for your dining pleasure. Get adventurous with the BBQ Squid or traditional with Miso soup. Take your pick of sushi rolls in over 20 varieties such as Salmonskin, Popeye or Snowcrab. This restaurant goes beyond the norm with a separate menu of special sushi rolls that might not be found elsewhere; be brave, and try the Desiree Roll which consists of dynamite, crawfish and crabstick rolled together to be tempura fried and served with creamy wasabi sauce. Vegetarian options are available. Though reservations are not accepted, takeout is available. Come as you are and enjoy Kyoto Japanese Restaurant and Sushi Bar.
Don’t give up on sequels just yet, because this one is packed full of some of the best Japanese fare in New Orleans. The décor is reminiscent of a nightclub with its sleek furniture and classy design, which makes this a good option to consider for a casual date night. The service you’ll receive is among the best in the city, so don’t hesitate to ask for recommendations and suggestions when ordering. Try the Po Boy Roll for a unique combination of the classic Cajun sandwich with a sushi roll which has a delicious taste you’ve probably never experienced. Trying to save some dough? Come in for happy hour, and check out the great deals available for getting your sushi fix.