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Sushi Wabi

View Map842 W. Randolph St., Chicago
Tel: (312) 563-1224
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Editorial Review of Sushi Wabi

In Japanese, "wabi" implies refined simplicity, and the streamlined decor certainly fulfills this expectation. But this restaurant is also a happening scene that jumps with energy.

If you intend to dine here, reservations are essential. Without them, you'll wait for a considerable amount of time and end up sitting at the counter (the upside is that those are some of the best seats in the house, as you get to watch the sushi masters exercise their skills). Be daring when ordering maki: The godzilla roll, ecuador roll and fire roll all have their fans.

This is also a fabulous place to grab drinks before dining elsewhere. If you have any desire at all to swill some sake (or try a modern variation like a saketini or sake bomber), you won't find a better place to partake than Sushi Wabi.

The bartenders are very accommodating, and will fill your martini glass with extra ginger-stuffed olives if you ask nicely.

Average cost: $21-$30

Centerstage Reviewer: Kate Schwartz

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Hours

11:30 a.m.-11 p.m. Monday-Tuesday; 11:30 a.m.-midnight Wednesday-Friday; 5 p.m.-midnight Saturday; 5-11 p.m. Sunday

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