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“Same as last 2 times don't honor reservations and are downright rude about it.”
Review of Sushi In The Raw

Sushi In The Raw
Ranked #13 of 60 Restaurants in Nevada City
Cuisines: Japanese
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
Reviewed 16 August 2018

Last 2 times we reserved, had to wait 1/2 an hour. This time called twice to get specific table back left for 2 for wedding anniversary, had to be guaranteed. No problem they said.
Got there, at least 15 minutes same as last time.
The reserved table was loaded with rolls, so we knew another 1/2 hour wait absolute minimum.
Can we sit somewhere while wait, being in a 3' corridor with weak bladdered Sapporo drinkers and overloaded waitresses?
Of course SIR, you can try and find somewhere to sit outside in 80 degree weather and 90% humidity.
This not good I said, happened last twice we were here. Is it policy to treat customers like this?
Then a frumpy lady turns up and asks what's the problem (no communication with staff) I say we have a 7.30 reservation, and podium lady says > 15 minutes, which is obviously not true pointing to our reserved table loaded with rolls..
She then says it's only 7.28, and table will be ready in 2 minutes, but some other large table in the midst of the mindless noise that Sake induces. then starts screaming at us that I'M THE OWNER I'M THE OWNER, I'M THE OWNER, and suggested we didn't deserve to be in her little restaurant.
So we went to Sushi Q where we got seated in < 2 minutes despite a full restaurant, the SushiQ owner quietly makes brilliant sushi behind the counter, instead of grandstanding with ex customers.
If you want sushi in Nevada City, don't waste your time at S in the R. Go to SushiQ.
That is unless you have more time than you can use, in which case eat there every night, and you're Bay Area pension will soon be exhausted.

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Reviewed 30 July 2018 via mobile

This was one of the best meals I’ve ever had, and definitely the best sushi ever! I didn’t even have to put any soy sauce or wasabi on anything because the flavors are so amazing. We ordered add bunch of food between the two of us and it only came to $80. That’s a bargain for a good sushi

We ordered the following based on recommendations, and we loved it all!
Salmon ribs
Seared salmon salad
Sweetheart roll
Susan roll
Truffle sashimi
Trout Shooter

We could have done without one of the rolls only because we were so full!

You need to make reservations for a few weeks in advance if you want a table. Otherwise get there at around 5 PM to put your name on the list. They have nine seats at the bar upfront on a first come first serve basis. We got there at 5:15, and they told us we would be in the second seating. They see the second seating between 7 and 8 PM and call you when it’s time.

Worth the wait

Thank Stacey B
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Reviewed 12 July 2018

I don't think we ordered. They just brought us one delicate little delight after the other. We were instructed to tell them when we were almost done, so they had a moment to wind the experience down and finish it right. It's great.

Thank sitaramdas
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Reviewed 14 September 2017

Make reservations. Do not expect to go in and get a table. It is smaller, but nice. Plan this visit weeks in advance. They serve all kinds of different sushi.

Thank Jim A
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Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

That's a big claim, but I stand behind it. This is a quaint spot and often hard to get a table. But well worth trying.

Thank mes227
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