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Asahi Japanese Restaurant

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508 Westcott St, Syracuse, NY 13210-2549
+1 315-424-8818
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11:00 - 23:00
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Mon - Wed 11:00 - 23:00
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Syracuse, New York
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34 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

I use to go to Asahi more frequently, especially for Monday half-price sushi, but they have recently increased some of their entree prices. An avid customer for their chicken teriyaki, I typically ordered this dish for lunch because it was $8.95. Now the dish itself costs about $11.50. As a college student on a budget, I would love getting the... More 

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Thank Byron D
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24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

When I entered on a Tuesday night, I wasn't confident that they were open because there was only one patron. While the staff wasn't especially friendly or outgoing, the service was efficient and the food was good. I ordered two different rolls, a miso soup and edamame. I was happy to return home, grab a beer and eat in the... More 

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Thank klorigan
Syracuse, New York
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26 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2016 via mobile

Half priced Mondays? They give you half a sushi roll so it's actually the same exact price. The quality is not as good as somewhere like koto but I like to eat local but not if the experience is horrible. Just bad service, they never come around to ask if you want anything. I bought a Groupon once I ate... More 

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Thank TrickyYoungChicky
Syracuse, New York, United States
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311 reviews
153 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 July 2015

My wife and I were looking for something light this Sunday evening and decided sushi was the way to go. We tried a couple of places on the Syracuse University Hill, but they were both closed, and then remembered that our son recommended Asahi Sushi (Asahi Japanese Restaurant) on Westcott. I saw several recent reviews that panned Asahi. But, our... More 

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Thank Warren F
Gary D, Manager at Asahi Japanese Restaurant, responded to this review

This is wonderful to hear, Warren! It sounds like the sushi and the wine were a hit. I'm already looking forward to your next visit. Until next time, Gary More 

Houston, Texas
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59 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 April 2015 via mobile

The restaurant was empty when we walked in. The waitress didn't speak much English. The food was average, nothing too spectacular. They have a conveyor belt where sushi comes around the bar. It wasn't in use since there were no customers at 6:30 PM on a Friday night, but we did walk by it. The whole time we were there,... More 

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Thank 315Cay
Utica, New York
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 June 2014

My boyfriend and I recently went there with a Groupon voucher I had bought. After standing in the entry for a few awkward moments while she scowled at us my boyfriend asked where we should sit - she waved her hand towards the seating where the conveyor belt was. My boyfriend excused himself to the bathroom, the server walked to... More 

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Thank melissa1012
Los Angeles, California
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19 reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2013

So I feel guilty writing this review, because they seemed very nice and they looked like they were trying very hard. But when I and the missus both have diarrhea the day after eating sushi, there's something wrong. Truth be told, that's just gratuitous, because they're closing anyway. They haven't announced it, they might not even know it yet, but... More 

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Thank happygwailo
Upstate NY
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55 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2013

The food is terrific! The sushi is fresh, colorful, and delicious. The conveyor presents a lovely food parade, with tempting morsels winding past. Half priced Monday is the best deal in town. On the down side, the service is not always well organized, and the wine selection is limited to some kind of white... (sometimes very good, sometimes not so... More 

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Thank Flam1ngo
Syracuse, NY
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61 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2013

Asahi is "conveyor-belt" sushi, a fast food Japanese place in Syracuse's University Hill neighborhood that offers sushi and other appetizer-style dishes (bits of tempura or salad, or sometimes Japanese-style mac&cheese!) on a rotating conveyor belt around a long sushi bar (you pay by the plate consumed), and a scattering of tables and booths for more substantial meals. While the selection... More 

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Thank timeliebe
Gary D, Manager at Asahi Japanese Restaurant, responded to this review

Sounds like you're a big fan of our Monday deal! A few years have passed since you wrote this, but it still made my day hearing that you come here any time of day for a filling meal. Hope to see you again soon! Best regards, Gary More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Sushi, Japanese
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 508 Westcott St, Syracuse, NY 13210-2549
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Syracuse
  • Phone Number: +1 315-424-8818
Description
This is Asahi Japanese Restaurant. We feed Syracuse, NY the fresh sushi rolls and Asian kitchen dishes they love.

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