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Kisaku Sushi

Sushi Restaurant, Japanese Restaurant, and Asian Restaurant$$$$
Wallingford, Green Lake
  • Has a stamp of approval from Eater and The Seattle Times
    • Eater
    • The Seattle Times
  • Ron M.
    "... still my favorite (for Omakase at the sushi bar)"(2 Tips)
    Carey S.
    "caterpiller, greenlake, kisaku rolls are all awesome"(2 Tips)
    Sam K.
    "Order the sweet shrimp sushi and ask for the heads fried"(2 Tips)
    Franck C.
    "Order the "Mark" roll, not on the menu (spicy tuna, avocado...)"(3 Tips)
42 Tips and reviews
  • sushi
  • greenlake
  • omakase
  • off-menu items
  • sweet shrimp
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  • Eater
    EaterJuly 28, 2011
    A great place to enjoy fresh nigiri and straightforward rolls, or put yourself in Ryuichi Nakano's capable hands and let him guide you to whatever's especially good that day. [Eater 38 Member] Read more
  • Ron M.
    Ron MartinsenApril 20, 2014
    Very good but I Love Sushi on Lake Bellevue is still my favorite (for Omakase at the sushi bar)
  • Micah S.
    Micah SpielerJuly 4, 2015
    Great neighborhood spot to grab sushi. Not the best in town but you won't be disappointed. Get anything with Salmon on it.
  • Jeremy P.
    Jeremy PerontoFebruary 13, 2016
    Been here 5+ times
    Sitting at the sushi bar here is one of my favorite dining experiences in the city. Simple, fresh, and delicious.
  • Jie Z.
    Jie ZhangJune 24, 2014
    Definitely save some space for the black sesame mousse cake!
  • Taylor L.
    Taylor LehmanDecember 3, 2012
    Try the shinmi #2 (secret menu item) and the Wallingford roll (along with your choice of yummy nigiri!).
  • The Seattle Times
    The Seattle TimesMay 21, 2010
    Every year sushi fanatics anoint Seattle's best hidden sushi joint, and every year Kisaku seems to win that title. The place is always packed. How secret, really, can this place be? Read more
  • I-Wen L.
    I-Wen LaiDecember 9, 2013
    If you want good omakase, sit at the sushi bar with the head chef, Nakano-San.
  • minniemon
    minniemonOctober 9, 2015
    try: Seasonal specials like ankimo, shirako, and firefly squid
  • Alice H.
    Alice HuangFebruary 5, 2016
    Fresh, yummy sushi - everything is good! Cute neighborhood.
  • Sherveen S.
    Sherveen ShinguApril 6, 2013
    The spicy tuna role is actually spicy which is definitely a plus!
  • Ari K.
    Ari KohnJune 29, 2015
    Everything!! Love this restaurant! Very much a favorite of mine!
  • Genki U.
    Genki U.February 25, 2015
    Been here 10+ times
    Personally, it's my favorite sushi joint. And I live in Japan.
  • Ly L.
    Ly LeDecember 15, 2016
    Omasake is a fun experience beside of Futomaki and Green Lake roll
  • Cheryl R.
    Cheryl RichmondJune 19, 2010
    Been here 5+ times
    One of my Top 3 favorite sushi bars in Seattle. Traditional Japanese style/presentation, awesome fish, lovely neighborhood.
  • Mindy D.
    Mindy DiehmJune 19, 2011
    The Copper River Salmon (cheek) special is not to be missed. So delicious!
  • SouthernBeets
    SouthernBeetsJanuary 2, 2015
    Try the sweet shrimp and ask for the head to be fried!
  • Sharon
    SharonJuly 17, 2012
    If u want chinese stir fry, get chicken yakiniku...and paid $10 buck for 3 pieces of chicken....
  • Susan M.
    Susan MyersMay 13, 2013
    Sit at the sushi bar! Get the chirashi!
  • Dreamiurg
    DreamiurgFebruary 9, 2014
    Comfortable place with excellent sushi.
  • Joanna L.
    Joanna LimDecember 18, 2014
    I'd come here just for the sesame dessert
  • Richard L.
    Richard LiMay 31, 2016
    Super fresh sushi. Uni, aji
  • Ron M.
    Ron MartinsenNovember 15, 2014
    Overpriced but good quality at the bar
  • Chefs Feed
    Chefs FeedAugust 22, 2014
    Holly Smith, chef of Cafe Juanita, eats here on her nights off. She loves the Kelp-cured scallops. Read more
  • DishOnIt
    DishOnItMay 11, 2012
    Found Sesame Mousse Cakes as Yum Yum. Try it and dish on it at Read more
  • Javier L.
    Javier Lozano JrMay 30, 2010
    Reservations only on the weekends. But the service is great.
  • Jon T.
    Jon TinterFebruary 4, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    Try the Spicy Tuna Handroll
  • DishOnIt
    DishOnItMay 11, 2012
    Found Panna Cotta as Yum Yum. Try it and dish on it at Read more
  • Sam K.
    Sam KimFebruary 19, 2010
    Order the sweet shrimp sushi and ask for the heads fried
  • Franck C.
    Franck CurierSeptember 7, 2009
    Been here 10+ times
    Order the "Mark" roll, not on the menu (spicy tuna, avocado...)
  • Carey S.
    Carey SpenceApril 22, 2010
    caterpiller, greenlake, kisaku rolls are all awesome
  • Tammy M.
    Decent fish
  • Yasmine E.
    Yasmine El TabibJanuary 9, 2012
    Super fresh!
  • Ivan S.
    Ivan StorckJuly 9, 2010
    Been here 5+ times
    $9.99 bento box lunch - yummers!
  • Lacie D.
    Lacie DomanApril 16, 2010
    Try the Greenlake Roll...deeelish! Read more
  • Forest K.
    Forest KeyAugust 16, 2010
    Best sushi I've had in Seattle...
  • Sarah F.
    Sarah FernandesOctober 8, 2010
    ask for the roll shimi #2
  • Tomo K.
    Tomo KazeApril 16, 2010
    Been here 100+ times
    reservations... some days are just busy.
  • Mike C.
    Mike ChungMay 1, 2011
    I just don't understand why so many good reviews for Kisaku.. Food is just okay, and people are not nice...
  • Jennifer R.
    Jennifer RoersJanuary 9, 2010
    Gotta try the mushroom salad!
  • George B.
    George BrumderMarch 25, 2010
    Based only on this one visit, this is the slowest place EVER!
  • Jill B.
    Jill BMarch 20, 2011
    Overrated. Try obason in queen Anne
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