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The Blue Fish on Washington

) #633 of 7,319 Restaurants in Houston ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ Japanese, Sushi, Asian
5820 Washington Ave, Houston, TX 77007-5139
+1 713-862-3474
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Overview
  • Excellent55%
  • Very good35%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“sashimi” (6 reviews)
“lobster roll” (4 reviews)
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CUISINES
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
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LOCATION
5820 Washington Ave, Houston, TX 77007-5139
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I had a reservation for a Monday night just because I'd never been before and wasn't sure if that would be necessary. FYI it isn't necessary. And don't worry about what you wear- it's casual. We had to valet the car, which was a little...More

Thank StephOliver17
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Amazing sushi and drinks, great place to spend a night in Washington St. Staff is nice and always ready to help. I loved sashimi and Lobster sushi...tuna tower is great as well. Enjoy.More

Thank Nic0Mari
MrJasonPark, Guest Relations Manager at The Blue Fish on Washington, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

My name is Mr. Park and I am the Guest Relations Manager for The Blue Fish Japanese Restaurants. I want to personally thank you for sharing your experience with us. At The Blue Fish, we strive every day to provide the highest quality food and...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Pretty good sushi and food all around. Nothing to write home about. Bartenders were attentive with fast and friendly customer service.More

Thank CarmenBanks
MrJasonPark, Guest Relations Manager at The Blue Fish on Washington, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

My name is Mr. Park and I am the Guest Relations Manager for The Blue Fish Japanese Restaurants. I want to personally thank you for sharing your experience with us. At The Blue Fish, we strive every day to provide the highest quality food and...More

Reviewed 18 July 2017 via mobile

We had a great lunch the ahi tuna tower is excellent and the tuna fresh in fact all the sushi was great with attentive service.More

Thank Charles V
MrVFish, Guest Relations Manager at The Blue Fish on Washington, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

My name is Mr. Fish and I am an Area Manager for The Blue Fish Japanese Restaurants. I want to personally thank you for sharing your experience with us. At The Blue Fish, we strive every day to provide the highest quality food and excellent...More

Reviewed 21 April 2017

The restaurant has good food, but today they screwed up a 143.00 to go order of sushi and the manager, Kalani Broussard, offered to give 6 people a 10.00 gift certificate for a 143.00 wasted order. WOW Thanks Kalani! He sucks as a manager! Warning:...More

Thank Melissa K
Reviewed 17 March 2017

I've only been for Happy hour, but it was really tasty, fresh food. Great value happy hour club as well.

Thank CathP111
Reviewed 14 February 2017

I had the Hawaiian rolls. The rolls were made of salmon, cream cheese, avocado, cucumber and pineapple topped with coconut flakes. they were perfect! my grandma had the Tempura Combination and it was great as well. The staff was very attentive as well.

Thank Kimmvel
Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

Miso Soup, Shrimp Tempura, Stuffed Jalapeños, Tuna sashimi, and the rainforest roll... all were absolutely amazing!

Thank Mindy S
Reviewed 16 November 2016

The tempura I ordered was outstanding. The texture, the sauce – perfect. Many Asian restaurants don't seem to understand iced tea and how to serve it, but the tea was not only delicious, but quickly refilled the whole time I was there. I hadn't learned...More

Thank Christopher L
Reviewed 12 October 2016

I met a friend for an early dinner in which we ordred a sushi roll and beverages. The sushi was good and the people watching even better! Along with bumping into a friend I had not seen in awhile.....This place seems to be a local...More

Thank 2fridad
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 25 - US$ 35
Meals
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Valet Parking, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 22:30
Monday
17:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 14:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 14:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 14:00
Thursday
17:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 14:00
Friday
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 00:00
Saturday
17:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5820 Washington Ave, Houston, TX 77007-5139
    (Birdsall St)
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Houston
  • Phone Number: +1 713-862-3474
Description
...The opposite of a quiet, intimate sushi bar, the Blue Fish is enormous, loud, stylish and good. Where else can you find a signature roll called El Cubano ($9.50)? It's spicy pork, jalapeno, cilantro, Jalapeno pepper and carrots, with a sweet and spicy sauce. What's most refreshing here is that the menu is all Japanese -- no Thai food to confuse the palate. And to be honest, sushi purists will find plenty to keep them interested. Live specials such as Spanish mackarel, Sea Urchin, Live Hottate(scallop), Black Bass, mirugai (giant clam) and much more.Order the Ahi Tower to see just how well the kitchen can plate. It's tuna tartar and sesame oil over snow crab and avocado salad on a bed of wasabi infused rice. It's almost tragic to watch the server destroy this architectural marvel table-side to make it easier to eat. The "cake" portion of spicy tuna on crispy rice cakes in uzu and garlic sauce. It's delicious...
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