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Samurai Restaurant

2588 Lake Tahoe Blvd. (Reno Ave.) Send to Phone
530-542-0300 | Menu
Samurai serves classical preparations, but also modern rolls, Asian small plates and a solid saké selection.


Cuisine

Open
Dinner nightly
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Samurai Restaurant Restaurant Review

: Samurai is decorated so that the dining room appears to be the courtyard in a Japanese home (albeit a courtyard with a très-Tahoe circular fire pit). A classically trained sushi chef, a hot commodity in the Tahoe Basin, presides over the sushi bar; he sends out pristine sashimi that showcases how proper slicing enhances fish texture and flavor. The restaurant’s “Asian Bistro” menu includes simmered catfish, prawns atop a tangy snarl of glass noodles and tender orange roughy lacquered with sweet-spicy chili-garlic sauce. Samurai also offers a good selection of chilled sakés.





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