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Tsunami - Annapolis
Tsunami - Annapolis

Tsunami - Annapolis Details

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.kapowgroup.com/tsunami
  • Email: info@tsunamiannapolis.com
  • Phone: (410) 990-9868
  • Hours of Operation: Lunch: Monday - Friday: 11:30am - 3:00pm; Dinner: Nightly: 5:30pm - 11:00pm, sushi bar until 1:00am (If interested in requesting BOOTH dinner seating, please note that booths are generally only available at 6 / 6:30pm or 8 / 8:30pm. Otherwise we will do our best to accomodate your request.)
  • Payment Options: AMEX, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: Sushi, Pan-Asian
  • Executive Chef: Bobby Massa and Jonathan Hsu
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cafe, Dancing, Entertainment, Full Bar, Late Night, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Private Room, Smoking Area (bar only), Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Private Party Facilities: Private party room available for up to 22 people. Special, customized menus available. Room Fees or Guest Minimums apply for private events held Thursday through Saturday.
  • Private Party Contact: Any Manager (410) 990-9868
  • Entertainment: DJ (alt rock) many nights after 10pm. Individually scheduled theme parties, art shows, release parties and fundraising events.

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Calvert/Cathedral
  • Parking: Public Lot
  • Parking Details: Best spot is Gott's Public Parking Garage located on Calvert St. between Northwest St. and West St. Once parked, exit garage near ticket dispenser and pass through small walkway and you will be right across the street from Tsunami.
A word from Tsunami - Annapolis
From fresh sushi to chef prepared steaks and seafood, Tsunami caters to all appetites. Surrounded in a modern, intimate, and lively atmosphere Tsunami welcomes all to enjoy anything from a creative drink, to a quick snack to a night of dinner and dancing.
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Awards voted by OpenTable diners
  • Diners' Choice WinnerFit for Foodies
  • Diners' Choice WinnerGood for Groups
  • Diners' Choice WinnerHot Spot
Diner Reviews
  • "I have dined their many times. I had a reservation, they seemed to be rushing the food out. Usually they provide a bottle of water, this time they didn't, don' t know why this time was different. The place was about 20% full! many tables were available. I was seated in the back. Very, very disappointed. The waiter did not bring out all that was ordered, had to remind him. The one thing that is good is the food. I will start using carry out."
    Dined on 4/12/2014
  • "I ordered the scappols and only got 4 of them. My plate was like a childs portion."
    Dined on 3/1/2014
  • "Able to have a great convo while enjoying excellent food. Coctail was perfect."
    Dined on 2/15/2014
  • "The seating was very tight but the food and drinks were great. The restaurant has a nice ambiance."
    Dined on 2/8/2014
  • "This was my first (and last) visit here. Other reviewers have noted that it no longer lived up to its prior glories. I found the Asian "fusion" menu very limited and usually a fusion of elements that left me shaking my head in wonder. The dish I had was bland and somewhat odd; it would have been perfectly acceptable acceptable in a Chinese carry-out, but not in a place whose prices promise, but do not deliver, much more. Perhaps it has become a tourist spot, where diners do mot return because they were just visiting. I live here and will not eat there again. The only bright spots were the wines by the glass, which were good, and the service, which was attentive."
    Dined on 1/28/2014
  • "This is my go to restaurant in Annapolis. The food is fresh and wonderful. The bourbon drinks are creative and awesome ."
    Dined on 1/26/2014
  • "I've been to Tsunami a few times before and had an amazing time. Last night, I was less than impressed with the food quality. We ordered a few rolls and and some apps. The rice seemed either old or under cooked, because it was hard and very dry."
    Dined on 1/20/2014
  • "At Tsunami we tend to make a small plate meal out of sushi and starters. The sushi -- very fresh. A spinach salad -- delicious. Kobe sliders -- my wife, the beef-eater, loved them. The mussels were okay -- not the best in Annapolis. But the curry soup just didn't live up to expectations -- not the hearty, warming dish we envisioned for a cold and windy night. The noise level -- they should turn down the volume just a bit."
    Dined on 1/16/2014
  • "Just a fabulous, interesting, enticing menu. Bison short rib with sirachi mac and cheese and braised brussel sprouts with bacon is delicious. Tandoori salmon is a clear winner. Cocktail menu is fun. Best Manhattan (357) in town to be honest. They did not have it this time but they made one just as special. Sushi menu is a twist from what you see elsewhere. Just a happening place. Get the Living Social deal when it comes around, you won't be disappointed."
    Dined on 1/19/2014
  • "Love this place! Food is always awesome. Stay away from the brussel sprouts though. I love brussel sprouts, but these were a big, soggy, stinky swing and a miss. The sushi is top rate though!"
    Dined on 1/19/2014
  • "Though not a family restaurant, we took our kids and we all loved it. Food was excellent. Noisy and small, but we had a good time."
    Dined on 1/18/2014
  • "The food(sushi) was great as always and we also had a good bottle if chilled sake. I made reservations for 5 people and they squeezed us onto a table for four by adding a chair. Meanwhile a boot just across from us stayed empty for most of the time we were there. 2nd time that has happened to us!"
    Dined on 1/17/2014
  • "Food, service, ambience were all excellent. Can't wait to go back."
    Dined on 1/16/2014
  • "The music selections and noise level chosen by the restaurant overpowered the food which was quite tasty. I would return again to give the restaurant another try. The couple seated beside us were also unimpressed with the music choice and volume. They assured us it wasn't usually like this."
    Dined on 1/16/2014
  • "Just a great place to enjoy awesome food. The booths are the best place for less noise and traffic."
    Dined on 9/24/2013
  • "We had a wonderful time at Tsunami. The sushi was beyond expectations and our server, Brian, did a wonderful job. A must see whether you live here or are just visiting."
    Dined on 1/10/2014
  • "We shared the Neopolitan Brownie with coconut icecream. Highly recommended"
    Dined on 1/8/2014
  • "Each time I go here, I leave having had great food and excellent service. Everyone working there shares the responsibility of ensuring their guests are being taken care of. Kudos to the Scott, Matt and Josh."
    Dined on 12/31/2013
  • "Food was great but noise level was way over the top. Turn it down. Will not return."
    Dined on 12/31/2013
  • "We had dinner on NYE. The food was great, the service was very good but the music was way too loud! We couldn't carry a conversation at our table without yelling at each other. It was our first time there, so I don't know if it's always that loud or whether it was because of it being New Years Eve. Overall it was a good experience and I'd go back again."
    Dined on 12/31/2013
  • "Having lived in Annapolis for 20 years it still surprises me how few good restaurant options we have. Tsunami's is one of the good ones -- although it depends on what you order. They have a grilled Chilean sea bass which is great - every time I order something else I regret it. Their soups, including the coconut curry one on the menu are usually very good. The sushi -- not so much. But this place has some energy, some very good and innovative dishes and they are nice and accommodating. And it's in a good location downtown on the edge of the historic district."
    Dined on 12/22/2013
  • "My wife & I had a great evening at Tsunami. The service and ambiance were perfect for us. I had the miso glazed sea bass & my wife had the bison short ribs.....both meals were very tasty & wonderfully presented. The atmosphere was fairly loud/noisy so if you're looking or a quiet, romantic evening, then this restaurant may not be for you. Overall, however, we enjoyed our night & experience."
    Dined on 12/20/2013
  • "Tsunami is a cozy place with great food. Great for all occasions!"
    Dined on 12/19/2013
  • "Tsunami is small, tables are very close together, it's noisy, but...the atmosphere is cool and the food is amazing! We had several small plates: lobster and scallop potstickers, edamame with chili and garlic, tuna sashimi, Tsunami roll, cauliflower, spinach and chick peas (veggie side), and beef tataki. Plenty of food for 2 people. The sashimi and the roll were really fresh and delicious. The edamame was the best I've ever had. And the potstickers were awesome. Really, everything was good. They have a good drink menu, but we opted for hot sake. Service was very good. This is our second time at Tsunami and we look forward to returning."
    Dined on 11/23/2013
  • "Tsunami is fabulous and never fails to impress! The sushi is amazing, and so are the special drinks and entrees. The West Street Cocktail is not to be missed. We started with some edamame (splurge on the chili & garlic, they are amazing!) and two very fresh, yummy rolls. Highly recommend the avocado salad, mussels(!), the salmon entree as well as the scallop entree. The entire night was topped off by excellent waitstaff. We had a waiter who clearly had half the dining room area, and still managed to stay on top of our drinks, plates and food. We'll be back soon ;)"
    Dined on 11/11/2013
  • "I love this place! The food is fresh and fabulous! This was the first time I took my Husband. He have compliments to the chef while we were there. The drinks were great! I recommend this to anyone that wants to go to a hip spot!"
    Dined on 10/19/2013
  • "Love the sushi here - especially the Garden Roll. It is the best! Although the sushi list is smaller than going to a typical sushi restaurant everything is great. Never had a bad meal. We called ahead of time to have a bottle of champagne at the table when we arrived (suprise for a friends birthday). When we arrived it was on ice at our table and someone was there to pop it immediately. The gentleman who served the champagne was super friendly (maybe he is the manager?) and has been this way everytime I have dined here."
    Dined on 10/18/2013
  • "Not sure we would return. We dine out frequently in Annapolis and decided to try Tsunami for our 17th anniversary. We were seated in a dark corner behind the bar. Very disappointed. My husband was facing a wall so in the end he sat next to me kind of made conversation a little more difficult. The food was good. Service was fair."
    Dined on 10/18/2013
  • "Outstanding Sushi! So good I wanted to go back the next night"
    Dined on 10/15/2013
  • "Went there for dinner with the hubby using a Livingsocial coupon. The entire time we were eating the sushi, we commented on how bad the rice was. I don't know how they cooked it but it definitely lacked water or was a few day-old rice because it was so hard we could barely chew it. The sea urchin nigiri didn't taste fresh either. The avocado salad with sweet miso dressing was overly sweet that it tasted like syrup. The only saving grace was the chef's sashimi 9 piece. The salmon was very fresh and melted in our mouths. The vibe of the restaurant was pretty cool though. A good place for a date night or dinner with friends. Too bad the food is not that great."
    Dined on 10/11/2013
  • "We smelled like fried food when we left. There is not adequate ventilation in the restaurant. Our clothing smelled terrible."
    Dined on 10/12/2013
  • "The edemame with old bay is tasty and the MET fires are great. We had sushi and it was delicious.."
    Dined on 10/11/2013
  • "We got together to go out to dinner. First we had a 7:30 reservation, we were able to call and move our reservation to a later time and they were very flexible for us. We arrived and were seated right away. We ordered from the sushi menu and some appetizers which were all very delicious. I had the Bison short ribs with the macaroni & cheese and brussell sprouts (sidenote - I hate brussell sprouts but these were very delicious). My other friend had the scallops and they were delicious as well. The cocktails were good but I would have like to see some traditional cocktail choices. After all the food we ate, we shared a warm brownie and that was ending of a great evening. The place is rather noisy and bustling. We would go back."
    Dined on 7/26/2013