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“Yummy!”

Musashi Japanese Restaurant
Ranked #31 of 49 Restaurants in Santa Elena
Cuisines: Japanese
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Reviewed June 5, 2016

We had dinner here one night when we wanted something light to eat. Had the Miso soup, which was very tasty, as well as some sushi and sashimi. It was all made right there. The fresh drinks (jamaica tea, lemonade with mint) were very good.
Service was good.
The only down part was that the floor was being mopped with some kind of cleaner that was VERY strong and caustic smelling, almost to the point you couldn't stand it even though the door was open.

Thank Mari2U
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Reviewed May 22, 2016

We were the only ones in the restaurant this night, so the fact that only one guy was working there, taking orders and making the food - worked out okay, but I can imagine it can be a problem with more people.
The sushi was good. Not amazing but quite okay.
A little on the pricy side.

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Thank StineMilla
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Reviewed April 13, 2016

We enjoyed our lunch, a bit pricey. needs a happy hour with sushi pricing to get more business. Very polite. Happy hour would really help and keep it simple. Tidy pleasant place needs some boost of energy:)

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Thank rspar9000
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Reviewed March 22, 2016

Expensive place with a well read menu but unfortunately the food does not come up to standard. The temaki handrolls poorly put together, gyozas taste horrible and ramen soup just a joke full of fried pork cauliflower ,carrots and broccoli and overdose of sesame-true Japanese chefs would be committing hari kari if served this stuff!!

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2  Thank BurySt_EdmundsTrevor
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Reviewed January 13, 2016

The waiter was also the cook apparently, so everything took ages, (taking orders, bringing drinks, bringing meals etc), luckily it wasn't busy that night. The gyozas were horrible, but the salmon skin and avocado roll was fantastic. The tempura was overly battered and took ages to arrive. And the portions were US-standard huge. And although the menu was totally in English, the waiter/cook stated he didn't speak English, not so important but a little odd. All in all a frustrating but just passable dining experience. The best question - why the hell is he on his own??

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Thank DaveKelshaw
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