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Shiso BYOB Japanese Restaurant and Sushi Bar

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Near North Side
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449 W North Ave, Chicago, IL 60610-1127
+1 312-649-1234
11:00 - 23:00
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Sun 11:00 - 22:30
Mon - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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90 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 June 2016

Nice quaint sushi restaurant on North Ave. VERY small space, but was cozy instead of cramped. Very friendly and attentive staff. The sushi was above average and better than what I was expecting. We ordered the fried calamari, miso soup, seaweed salad, a few rolls and sashimi. The fried calamari was great, crisp on the outside and tender on the... More 

Thank Leo S
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Reviewed 20 July 2015 via mobile

Very nice spot, definitely try the Sears tower maki and the house saki if you don't byob, which we forgot on this trip!! Definitely try it!

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Chicago, Illinois
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17 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 March 2014 via mobile

Service is good, location is good but the sushi just isn't good at all and it's too expensive. Tastes like sushi that you buy at the grocery store that's pre made. Sushi para is a better choice.

Thank Jushooks99
Chicago, Illinois
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39 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 January 2013 via mobile

This is good everyday sushi. No thrills or frills. Keep it simple and order the 'regular' items (spicy tuna roll, spider roll, pieces of hamachi). Good food fast at a reasonable price.

Thank Matthew B
Chicago, Illinois
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19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 July 2012

While this place is not in a strip mall, that's what I would equate it to. We've been here a few times as it is in our hood and due to it being BYOB but it's just not good quality sushi. The only roll that is worth mentioning is the volcano roll. Tasty! Every other roll that we've ordered there... More 

Thank schwetz73
Chicago, Illinois
1 review
Reviewed 28 November 2010

Modern deco BYOB Japanese Restaurant and Sushi Bar with a fun unique maki presentation served daily in the heart Chicago's Old Town Neighborhood. SkyScraper Maki. Sushi Chefs build famous buildings and landmark Chicago skyscrapers right on the platter.

Thank garwoodpr
Southampton, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 November 2010

We decided on a whim to try this little chinese restaurant/takeaway as it was really near our hotel, and we're very happy we did. The place looks a little cheap from the outside, but once we got inside the staff were really friendly and helpful. There was a good selection of authentic chinese dishes, it all tasted very good and... More 

Thank teafour2
winnetka, illinois
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39 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 March 2010

This was our second time at this restaurant and both times the food was excellent! Crunchy spicy tuna roll, red dragon roll, crazy crumb roll and King California roll were all great!! The banana tempora with ice cream for dessert was excellent! Best of all, it's a BYOB and that's a MUST for us!! The second time we went it... More 

Thank kpycsy
Chicago, IL
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127 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 154 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 January 2008

my fav chinese take-out in my old neighborhood

Thank ChiGalLauren

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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
US$ 25
Sushi, Japanese
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 449 W North Ave, Chicago, IL 60610-1127
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago>  > Near North Side
  • Neighbourhood: Near North Side
  • Phone Number: +1 312-649-1234

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?