Ginger Sushi

We’d tried to check out Ginger Sushi a few months ago but they were randomly closed. They’re a Korean run Japanese sushi spot next door to Tandoori Palace.

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Sign outside.

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Hours.

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We dropped in on a Friday evening (around 7:30pm) and it was busy. There’s only 6 tables inside so it’s a tight squeeze. Service was friendly and our tea was refilled several times.

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The menu is massive; appetizers, salad & soup, tempura, sashimi, nigiri, noodles, teriyaki, donburi, rolls, combos, bento boxes and party trays. Some of their combo options are ridiculously cheap. $8.50 for 22 pieces is crazy.

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Click here to see the menu (1, 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6).

Chopped scallop roll ($4.00)
DSC06014A little too much rice but the scallop was good and worth the price.

Nigiri combo A ($11.00)
DSC06026Salmon, tuna, ebi, hokkigai, tamago, inari, avocado and scallop. Most of the nigiri was unmemorable.

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Again, way too much rice and the slices of fish oddly didn’t even stick to the rice. The only enjoyable ones were the tamago and scallop.

Nigiri combo B ($14.00)
DSC06021Aburi salmon belly, hamachi, saba, tai, BBQ unagi and spicy ebi. They really don’t do aburi well here. The best piece was the spicy ebi.

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The rest were either not torched enough or torched too much. You’re better off eating at Green Leaf Sushi for aburi.

Aburi hamachi oshi sushi ($11.00)
DSC06017Hamachi, garlic and ginger with soybean sauce. This very well may be one of the worst pressed sushi’s I’ve had in my life. The hamachi was beyond dry; we were stumped how it could have been so bad. The slices of garlic were also an odd topping choice. So bad we didn’t even want to finish them. Terrible.

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Don’t bother with any of GS’s aburi or oshi options.

Ginger Sushi
https://gingersushimenu.blogspot.com/
1437 Commercial Drive
Vancouver, BC
(604) 255-5220

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