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Samurai Sushi Japanese Cuisine
11351 Big Bend Rd, Riverview, FL 33579
Wifey and I discovered this spot a couple years back when visiting family. The first time we went we were quite impressed with the quality of the food in what looks like a hole in the wall sushi bar. The management has since changed and now I'm writing a new review. I was a bit apprehensive when I spotted "krab" (big red flag for me) on the menu on almost every roll. I really think krab is disgusting and always feel like calling its presence on the menu a blemish is being overly kind.

So we ordered from the somewhat limited menu of non-krab rolls and I can say we're still happy to drive past 2 or 3 other sushi joints to make it to Samurai. The sashimi we ordered was sliced perfectly, tasted fresh and delicious. The rolls we ordered (names escape me) were a bit too busy with the ingredients. But that's the point of specialty rolls. Combine a lot of stuff and see what happens.

I cannot describe how fun the staff is at Samurai. We went to grab dinner around 4 in during the work week (just how it worked out) and the head chef, James Lee, chatted with us at the sushi bar and told us some fun stories. I also managed to convince the younger fellow to do some one arm pushups for fun. Can't wait to go back next time we're in the state.
Food Very GoodDecor GoodService Excellent
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Here's the hailstorm.  It sounded like people were dropping bricks on the roof, and most of the people at Overflow Cafe were quite worried for a second what with all the construction going on.
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Wifey and I discovered this spot a couple years back when visiting family. The first time we went we were quite impressed with the quality of the food in what looks like a hole in the wall sushi bar. The management has since changed and now I'm writing a new review. I was a bit apprehensive when I spotted "krab" (big red flag for me) on the menu on almost every roll. I really think krab is disgusting and always feel like calling its presence on the menu a blemish is being overly kind. So we ordered from the somewhat limited menu of non-krab rolls and I can say we're still happy to drive past 2 or 3 other sushi joints to make it to Samurai. The sashimi we ordered was sliced perfectly, tasted fresh and delicious. The rolls we ordered (names escape me) were a bit too busy with the ingredients. But that's the point of specialty rolls. Combine a lot of stuff and see what happens. I cannot describe how fun the staff is at Samurai. We went to grab dinner around 4 in during the work week (just how it worked out) and the head chef, James Lee, chatted with us at the sushi bar and told us some fun stories. I also managed to convince the younger fellow to do some one arm pushups for fun. Can't wait to go back next time we're in the state.
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Food: Very goodDecor: GoodService: Excellent
Public - a year ago
reviewed a year ago
Great coffee shop that I frequented while attending MCTC. A little slow but the environment is laid back. It really is a hipster's paradise (I am not a hipster). Very fun place.
Public - 2 years ago
reviewed 2 years ago
Just insane how good this place is. Everything I've eaten here is superb. The location is across from the river and you can see the skyline from the patio. You must experience the patio.
Public - 2 years ago
reviewed 2 years ago
From the outside it doesn't really look like much but when you walk in the door you see a school transformed into a church. The music was very well done and they managed to get solid acoustics inside of a gymnasium. I thought the church might have been all about presentation, or just trying to be hip, but they actually were interested in me and my family. When I was invited back I didn't feel like they were inviting my pocketbook. They actually wanted to see me again. I can't say enough how good it feels to have someone care about ME and not what I can do for them.
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Public - 2 years ago
reviewed 2 years ago
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Service was okay but the food was awful. We tried the wings for an app, and for $11 you'd expect something that can top Buffalo Wild Wings in flavor (they don't). A few different nagiri cuts. Perhaps it was a bad day for sushi but the yellow tail and the salmon were both rubbery, and the eel tasted like it had been soaked in a hot water bath for a few hours. Having no luck with that we split the Spicy Lamb Meatballs. After deciding that they couldn't be lamb we sent them back and asked for the check. Two stars because the server was very kind and attentive.
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Public - 2 years ago
reviewed 2 years ago
My wife and I made the decision to buy a new home when we found out we were expecting a child. Our place just wasn't right for a newborn. You can imagine the stress involved here. Our town home just wasn't going to sell, so we tried out Renter's Warehouse. They were able to find a great tenant within a week to rent our townhome. Their management has proven to be very good. They communicate in a timely fashion and always offer us multiple solutions to any tenant requests that arise. In short, we don't have to worry about anything working with Renter's Warehouse.
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Public - 2 years ago
reviewed 2 years ago
Overflow has a great atmosphere, normal prices, and some good food. Where they shine is espresso. These guys know how to make it. Unlike the chains with their mechanical consistent low-quality machines, Overflow's espresso is perfect (or very nearly) every time they brew it.
Public - 3 years ago
reviewed 3 years ago