Honest Opinion: The Best Sushi In New Orleans – Cristy Cali

Honest Opinion: The Best Sushi In New Orleans

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Last week the Foo Fighters came in town to perform at the Filmore downtown. They sold out two nights in a row! I knew this concert was going to be epic. 

Before the show, my husband and I wanted to hit up our favorite sushi restaurant in town. Feel free to disagree with me and leave a comment, but it is more than the quality of the sushi and the beautiful ambiance that keeps us coming back. 

 

Tsunami on the corner of Poydras and St. Charles Ave has been our go-to sushi spot for the past two years. Due to our regularity, we've become well acquainted with the staff and some of the chefs behind the masterpieces. 

One beautiful soul we've developed a friendship with is Hannah Elizabeth, a fellow Gemini air-sign and a jewelry designer herself! She's a breath of fresh air and always takes amazing care of us. You could be having a gloomy day and she'll shine the light right over you. If you decide to check it out, please ask for her and let her know Jack & Cristy sent ya 😉

 

 

Ordering Suggestions

*Highly recommended!

 

Appetizers

*Luscious Lemonfish - lemonfish sashimi, slices of lemon & jalapeño with ponzu

*Yummy Yellowtail - yellowtail, jalapeno, cilantro and ponzu

Gyoza - pork dumplins topped with fresh cilantro

 

Sushi Rolls

*Hung Lo - temp shrimp, cream cheese, cucumber, jalapeno, top w/ seared tuna, snow crab, and crispy onions

Don Tuan - tuna, crunchy shrimp, cream cheese, cucumber, snow crab, avocado, graham cracker, Kazan, and Sriracha sauces

Green Monster - coconut shrimp, snow crab, cream cheese, cucumber, kiwi, avocado, strawberry, coconut flakes & plum sauce

Caterpillar - grilled eel, asparagus, cucumber, top w/ avocado & Tsunami sauce

Sea Bass Roll - panko fried seabass, cucumber, green onions, & tsurai sauce

Ragin Cajun Roll - panko alligator, avocado, masago, & Tsunami sauce

 

Leave Room for Dessert!

Tsinful Chocolate Tsunami 
Photo credit MyHanh N

Images Below Courtesy of Tsunami New Orleans

2 comments

  • Christine Charles: May 23, 2019

    I love Hana Sushi off St. Charles near Camelia Grill. My home town sushi spot whenever I come home.

  • Amy Jett: May 23, 2019

    Personally, I love love love Sushi Brothers on St Charles, and Mikimoto on Carrolton (their drive through pick up is so convenient)! Both always have very fresh fish and many delightful menu options.
    I’ll try Tsunami soon to compare!

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