yummy in the tummy!.
Ohhh...where to start. Ariake is friendly, polite, and most importantly, tasty! They have the biggest California Rolls you've ever seen; the nigiri is fresh; the tempura is hot; the ambiance is fun. They have sushi boats too. This particular location is a little on the crowded side, but seating usually doesn't take longer than 10-15 minutes. If you are looking for a cost effective sushi meal, this is the place!
ariake? - anytime!.
I've been going to ariake for over 4 years; both locations. The food is good. Not out of this world. But Good. And that works just fine for me. Their prices are reasonable (get absolutely STUFFED on sushi alone for <$25). Sushi is fine. Their other dishes (terriyaki, Udon, Tempura) are average. But their rolls are just great. Not authentic by any means, but tasty (with funny names like the Clinton and Lewinsky rolls) throughout the huge variety. They have all the favorites like rainbow and spider rolls. And they have unique ones like the Sunrise roll: two massive california rolls wrapped with salmon and maguro, topped with Tobiko (flying fish roe) and crowned with a raw quail egg yolk. One of the most savory bites of sushi I've ever had.