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Hot Woks Cool Sushi - Pulaski


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#2,443 of 8,162 Restaurants in Chicago


US$ 29 - US$ 31
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Chinese
Lunch, Dinner

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Untraditional Egg Rolls (2)
Many asian countries lay claim to a variety of egg roll style. more than 50 years ago, the only egg roll you could easily order was the cantonese style egg roll that was found in many chinese restaurant. ours is a bit untraditional. we incorporate asian spices, peanut sauce, and an Italian sausage, cabbage, carrot, and caramelized onion stuffing, which is served with sweet and sour sauce and hot mustard
Petite Egg Roll (8)
The small bite sized egg rolls originate from Thailand and contain chicken, shrimp, and bean thread noodles. we serve it with sweet sauce
Chicken Satay (4)
Seared chicken breast marinated in Thai spices is served with a peanut dipping sauce and balanced with a cool cucumber salad
Spring Roll (12)
Our vegetable spring rolls are made with avocados, bean sprouts, cream cheese, and eggs lightly seasoned with our own tamarind vinaigrette and rolled in rice paper. So good, you will forget it's good for you. Served with a rich tamarind sauce
Crab Rangoon (5)
A deep‏‏ fried dumpling containing diced crab meat, chives and cream cheese. Served with sweet and sour sauce
Gyoza (5)
Delicate japanese pork dumplings lightly steamed and then pan-fried for added flavor. Served in our own sesame chili sauce
Edamame soybean pods harvested right before the beans begin to harden are lightly boiled and seasoned with sea salt
Tempura Appetizer
Two tempura battered deep-fried shrimp and an assortment of tempura vegetables served with a sweet mirin dipping sauce
Spicy Chicken Wings
Six pieces of chicken wings fried in a spicy coating served with wasabi mayo and a sweet and sour chili sauce
Cucumber Salad
Sliced cucumbers and red onions dressed in a sweet and sour vinaigrette, which is served as a salad but can also make a refreshing side dish as well
Salmon Bacon Salad
Mixed greens‏‏ salmon bacon, red onions, cranberries and red tobbiko served with a honey dill dressing. Salmon bacon tastes like crisp smoked salmon, similar to bacon but better for you
Spicy Chicken Salad
Lightly ground chicken breast sauteed with onions, hot peppers, carrots, and a lime dressing served on a bed of lettuce
Seaweed Salad
A salad made of six different types of seaweed and tossed in light rice wine and sesame oil vinaigrette
Tuna Avocado Salad
Sliced tuna sashimi served over a bed of tossed avocado and mixed green vegetables with a creamy spicy soy dressing
Miso Soup
A japanese soup consisting of a stock called "dashi", which is mixed with softened miso, scallions, seaweed, and tofu
Tom Yum Soup
the Thai version of hot and sour soup with chicken breast, white mushrooms, tomatoes, bell peppers, lemon grass, kaffir lime leaves, and lime juice
Vegetable Tofu Soup
An asian style vegetable soup made with tofu, assorted vegetables, and noodles simmered in a clear broth
Chicken Chow Mein (Cantonese Style)
Delightful blend of chicken breast sauteed with shitake mushroom, pea pods, green onions and bean sprouts served over a bed of pan-fried chinese egg noodles
pad Thai
A stir-fry noodle dish made with chicken combined with fresh thin rice noodles, eggs, bean sprouts, and scallions tossed in a sweet and tangy sauce topped with crushed peanuts and green onions
Pad See Ewe
A popular Thai stir-fry made with large flat rice noodles, eggs, beef and broccoli finished in a rich garlic and oyster sauce
Pad Kee Mao
Stir-fried wide rice noodles with chicken, shrimp, basil leaves, carrots, tomatoes, baby corn, jalapeno pepper and bell peppers.
Hot Woks Noodles
Indulge yourself with a combination stir-fry containing chicken, shrimp, green spinach noodles, and mixed vegetables in a sweet and tangy sauce. Includes jalapeno peppers. A house specialty
Panang Noodles
Chicken tossed with carrots and bell peppers simmered in a rich and creamy panang curry sauce with a hint of basil served over pan-fried rice noodles. (Note: one of the ingredients in the panang curry is peanuts)
Yakisoba means "fried noodles" in japanese. Our dish is made with chicken, mushrooms, and seasoned cabbage in a japanese worcester sauce garnished with a sprinkle of shredded seaweed and sesame seeds
Tempura Udon
Popular shrimp and vegetable tempura served on the side with noodle soup made with hearty udon noodles
Served with rice
Tofu Steak
Lightly fried‏‏ tofu steak smothered with a shiitake mushrooms in a savory garlic sauce prepared in a similar manner to hong kong steak. Served with tempura onion rings and broccoli
Xoxo Beef Satay
Slices of beef lightly coated and stir-fried to perfection dressed in a mildy spicy xoxo sauce garnished with broccoli
Tuna Tataki
Lightly seared fresh tuna encrusted with black sesame. Served with a side seaweed salad and our own ginger ponzu sauce
General Tao Chicken
Breast of chicken deep fried in a light batter, stir-fried with broccoli, bell peppers, carrots and onions. A favorite among chinese food lovers
Pepper Steak
A hearty dish made with beef sauteed with bell peppers, baby corn and onions in a rich black bean garlic sauce
Spicy Basil
One of the more well-known spicy Thai dishes is made with Thai sweet basil, chicken, bell peppers, mushrooms, onions and jalapeno peppers
Cashew Chicken
A spicy‏‏ Thai dish made with roasted cashew nuts, combined with hearty bell peppers, white mushrooms, onions, pineapples, and peapods
Chardonnay Garlic Chicken
Flavorful chicken breast blended with baby corn, carrots and ginger in a devouring chardonnay garlic sauce, garnished with steamed broccoli
Beef and Broccoli
Slices of tender beef and ginger with broccoli prepared by in a special delicate sauce
Our bento boxes are served with vegetable tempura, 6 pieces of california maki, and your choice of one of the following teriyaki dishes. Asian coleslaw made with miso dressing and rice also accompany your meal.
Chicken Teriyaki Bento Box
Beef Teriyaki Bento Box
Salmon Teriyaki Bento Box
Mochi Ice Cream
Favorite japanese dessert made of ice cream enclosed in a sweet rice pocket, mango, green tea or chocolate
Raspberry Cheesecake
Mango Pudding (House Specialty)
A delicate pudding with a rich and creamy texture is made with real mangoes
Chocolate Tart Cake
Soft Drinks
Coke, diet coke, sprite
Hot Tea
Green tea or jasmine tea
Thai iced coffee
Sweet iced‏‏ coffee with sweet cream
Thai iced tea
Thai iced tea with sweet cream
Raspberry Jasmine
Fragnant jasmine iced tea combined with fruity raspberry
Brown Rice
Jasmine Rice
Sushi Rice
Shrimp Substitutions
Beef Substitutions
Noodles Choice of Thin or Wide
Peanut Sauce
Extra Sauces
Served with miso soup
Sushi Gold
8 pcs sushi (2 tuna, 1 yellowtail, 1 tako, 1 shrimp, and 1 fresh water eel) with choice of spicy salmon maki, spicy tuna maki, or california maki.
Sushi Silver
5 pcs sushi (1 tuna, 1 yellow tail, 1 shrimp, and 1 fresh water eel) with choice of spicy salmon maki, spicy tuna maki, or california maki.
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Dinner here was good, good food, good service, and good visuals. Watching the chefs whip out the sushi, quick and effortless. The pad thai was a little sweet but yummy. The art work and galleries- ideals was amazing- allowing for eclectic artists to be displayed....More

Date of visit: February 2019
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Reviewed 19 January 2019 via mobile

Friday night at 7:00 and it was quite empty yet the kitchen was busy cooking for take out. The service was poor. Took a long time to get food since they were clearly focused on to go orders. First appetizer we tried to order ....we...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Cynthia R
Reviewed 28 May 2018 via mobile

Many of the dishes are good: the chicken wings appetizer, Sushi rolls, noodle soups... but I find their Sashimi very disappointing. The pieces are tiny and they count that weird triangular egg thing as one of the pieces of sashimi. In the description it says...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank chijsky
Reviewed 23 May 2017

My brother is a huge fan of Sushi, he took his dream vacation to Kyoto, Japan this past October. We have been going to Hot Woks...for over a decade and whenever his birthday rolls around it is my go-to takeout birthday dinner. Their sushi is...More

Date of visit: May 2017
Thank amtj2008
Reviewed 2 March 2017 via mobile

Fun, not fancy, cafeteria style eatery specializing in Japanese sushi and Chinese wok cooking. Pick sushi by the piece or in assortment platters; or put your own, personally cooked Wok dish together. Prepared while you wait, then you are seated.Everything is fresh and tasty and...More

Date of visit: December 2016
Thank T4934YHandrewh
Reviewed 21 January 2017 via mobile

A little expensive but damn good. Everytime i come or order the food is outstanding. Service is ok food is great.

Date of visit: January 2017
Thank Juan M
Reviewed 6 August 2016

This is a small restaurant that offers Chinese and Thai dishes as well as Japanese. I was there for lunch with another couple and we ordered the lunch maki as well as their salads. The tuna and salmon salads were terrific and the maki rolls...More

Date of visit: August 2016
Thank KelloggTraveler
Reviewed 27 April 2016 via mobile

The sushi was pretty good the first time I ordered from here but I was very disappointed this last time. I ordered $89 worth of specialty rolls that I ended up tossin in the garbage. All of the rolls tasted the same, nasty! They used...More

Date of visit: March 2016
Thank daovienm
Reviewed 3 November 2015

Our sushi was pretty fresh and just average flavor-wise. But what was impressive was how the waitresses handled a loud, possibly mentally imbalanced customer. What could have easily become confrontational was adroitly finessed. Hats off to them!

Date of visit: November 2015
Thank BrianTravelholic
Reviewed 1 September 2015

We mostly order family take-out meals from here, been doing so for a long time. Fresh, not overly salty, can get sauce on the side to avoid sogginess. The test is: the rice is decently cooked, not to hard and not too soft. A good...More

Date of visit: August 2015
Thank kimibar
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