We drive on Oak pretty much everyday going to and from work, and Sushi Mura is one of the restaurants that we pass by. Finally, I suggested to S that we should check it out on our way home. The interior and menu reminds me of Sushi Garden so I have a feeling they might be owned by the same people. Even by 6pm, the place was already filled but we luckily got a seat right away.
I decided to try their Chirashi Don because it was only for a low price of $10.95. The don came with an assortment of sashimi, including regular salmon, wild salmon, tuna, toro, tuna tataki, ebi, tamago, and hokkigai.
I was surprised with the amount of sashimi I got (around 3 pieces of each). However, you can tell from the picture that the knife skills were quite poor so many of the fish did not have any clean cuts. The sashimi was surprisingly quite fresh for the price though. The rice was not very good as it was served too warm and a bit mushy. However, I can’t complain for the price.
Special Mango Roll
S got the Special Mango Roll for $6.95 which was filled with mango, cucumber, avocado and topped with slices of mango and pineapple sauce. Price was good for the portion but quality was terrible! The rice was warm and mushy and mangoes were too tart. There was no texture to this roll at all.
Chicken Teriyaki Roll
S also got the Chicken Teriyaki Roll. The rice here looked slightly better but S still said it was quite average.
Overall, we were slightly disappointed with the quality at Sushi Mura. The prices are cheap but the quality is not there. Food came out so fast it was astonishing. There were many students eating dinner here after school and I can see why it is attractive for the students with the low prices and large portions.
– Low prices and large portions
– Sashimi is pretty fresh
– Sushi rice is very poorly made
– Knife skills are poor and sushi is poorly constructed
Price Range: $10-15/person
1: Terrible 2: Poor 3: Average 4: Good 5: Excellent
Food: 2.5 Service: 2 Ambiance: 2.5 Parking: 2 Overall: 2.5
2 thoughts on “Sushi Mura”
It looks like the quality at Sushi Mura declines significantly when the restaurant is full, since I’ve consistently read many unfavourable reviews about the quality of the food. I had the luxury of visiting at a time when the restaurant was only a quarter full, and my friends and I somehow had an above-average experience. We must have been very lucky!
Is that right? My friends mentioned to me that Sushi Mura is one of their favourites to go for sushi as well so I guess I just had a bad experience. It’s unfortunate that they get sloppy during prime time, but I will need to do a revisit at a less busy time to see for myself! Thanks for the tip!