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Morio's Sushi Bistro

1160 S. King St. (Piikoi St.) Send to Phone
808-596-2288
Fresh fish and an entertaining owner/chef make your meal a memorable experience.
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Local Deals: 120 * 90

Cuisine
Open
Dinner Mon.-Sat.
Features
  • Parking lot
  • Dress code: Casual
  • Reservations required

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Morio's Sushi Bistro Restaurant Review

: Owner/chef Morio Arime moved from a hole in the wall in Waikiki to a more accessible spot in metro Honolulu with ample parking, making his sushi restaurant a hit with a larger audience than his former cult following. The sashimi and sushi plates are made with the freshest fish and assorted seafood available; cooked items like ahi shoulder, garlic chicken, and assorted tempura are highly recommended to round out the meal. One of Arime's signature nigiri is the unagi with shredded yamaimo (Japanese mountain yam). You have to pop the whole thing in your mouth, which can be very indelicate, but that way you get layers of unique flavors and textures. Note that no dessert is served, and since the place is BYOB, Arime appreciates it when you share your beer or saké with him. He is already boisterous and gregarious, which makes dining a fun as well as tasty experience.

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