X

Please be advised some restaurants may have modified hours or temporarily closed. Please call the restaurant before you go to verify their safety guidelines and status.

Superior sushi soars above the rest

A La Carte

November 22, 2020

Story By: Paige Takeya | Photos by: LAWRENCE TABUDLO

Salmon Cream Cheese Roll, Rainbow Roll, Mix Don, Dragon Roll and Dynamite Roll (prices and serving sizes vary)

In a world dominated by chain kaiten (conveyor belt) sushi restaurants, Sushi Bay stands alone.

No one, for example, comes close to matching the Mix Don ($10.95) — a heaping bowl of rice loaded with ahi poke, spicy ahi, a few huge slabs of ahi and salmon sashimi, and white and green onions. It is in a league of its own — a little bit of everything that Sushi Bay does best at a price everyone can afford. (A miniature version, without the sashimi, also is available at a lower price.)

Those who prefer more traditional rolls, of course, have their pick between the Dragon Roll (unagi atop a California roll), Dynamite Roll (spicy ahi on a tempura roll) and Rainbow Roll (avocado, ahi and salmon atop a California roll).

In classic Sushi Bay style, they are gigantic, generous with the fish and more than worth your money — in this case, $6.25.

Ilima Awards
Hawaii's Best