Sushi California (Broadway)

I knew coming in that Sushi California wouldn’t be the greatest. It’s all about the quantity over quality here. It’s located beside Heritage Asian Eatery.

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We dropped in on a Friday evening (around 6:15pm) and it was packed. Make sure your whole party is there otherwise they won’t seat you. Service is friendly and they came by multiple times to refill our tea.

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The menu is huge; appetizer & salad, tempura, udon & donburi, a la carte, temaki, nigiri, maki, aburi special, combinations and party trays.

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Tuna gomae ($5.95)
DSC00387Spinach salad with peanut, sesame paste and chunks of tuna. Sauce was bland and boring. Chunks of tuna did not have an enjoyable texture.

Cream curry udon ($8.95)
DSC00389This was actually better than expected. Mashed potato on top with a light curry broth. Noodles had a good bite.

Chopped roll ($4.75)
DSC00392Scallop and masago mixed with mayo. All their rolls were mediocre. Too much rice and it’s too soft.

Unagi roll ($5.50)
DSC00391Grilled eel and cucumber. Again, can’t get over how bad the rice is packed.

Negitoro roll ($3.75) and negihama roll ($3.75)
DSC00393Negitoro was bland. Skip it. Negihama was the better of the two. Hamachi tasted a bit fresher and green onion added some lightness.

Aburi pizza ($6.95)
DSC00395Salmon, tuna, deep fried rice and special sauce. This was the best out of all the rolls we ordered. Slightly torched with a tasty sauce. The deep fried rice was their attempt at mimicking a pizza crust; it worked.

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No plans to come back anytime soon to Sushi California.

Sushi California (Broadway)
https://www.facebook.com/pages/Sushi-California/
388 W Broadway
Vancouver, BC
(604) 873-8284

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