Nishino Nishino
3130 E. Madison St.
Seattle, WA 98112
206-322-5800
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Cuisine: Japanese / Sushi
Traditional sushi and Japanese cuisine served at a Seattle stalwart.
Openings: Dinner Wed.-Sun.

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Nishino, Seattle, WA


Nishino Restaurant Review:


Just blocks from the Arboretum's Japanese garden, chef Tatsu Nishino offers Japanese dishes showcasing Northwest products and sushi. The omakase might open with a single mussel garnished with finely-chopped albacore tuna and surf clams, while squid is sautéed with asparagus and morels in saké butter. The avocado-wrapped Arboretum roll encircles hamachi and tobiko plus a fiery slice of jalapeño pepper, while toro tartare is tipped in gold leaf and served with caviar in a cut-glass bowl. Anyone not smitten with sushi may order the fragrant stir-fried lemon grass-roasted chicken with mint and papaya salad. Another option is amaebi, which are small shrimp plucked live from the display tank and presented seconds later on a bed of rice spiked with tangy vinegar. A thoughtful selection of wine and premium sakés is available.

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