Kizuna Sushi Bistro

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$30 and under
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Japanese
Hello! We are glad to introduce you our Japanese inspired Izakaya fusion. Come out and enjoy the freshest taste from Kizuna's kitchen.
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Chicago
16 reviews
Dined on October 5, 2019
Overall 3food 5service 2ambience 4

Good food but poor service. Too many people working each table so that orders get missed or messed up. Lots of staff but the place is chaotic. All the sushi was excellent.

A
1 review
Dined on September 22, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Wonderful & distinct. We were pleasantly surprised. The menu is mostly sushi rolls. Care was put into such original items—everything was delicious & different. Generous portion sizes. Looking forward to our return. Great veggie & gliten free menus.

RM
Chicago
3 reviews
Dined on August 20, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

First time here was great. Server was polite and attentive. The food was delicious, appropriate portion sizes, and priced reasonably. Will come again!

JF
Chicago
1 review
Dined on August 17, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Gino is amazing and the food is always excellent!!!

PB
Chicago
4 reviews
Dined on July 19, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Excellent food and great ambiance!

MI
Chicago
1 review
Dined on July 13, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Excellent Food. Sashimi was very fresh. Strongly recommend.

S
Chicago
32 reviews
Dined on July 13, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Five star service with inventive sushi rolls! Wonderful,thoughtful flavor combinations. You can get your traditional sushi,rolls etc but try something new! Presentation of dishes is the tops! So happy to see this restaurant is a success. Been here 4 times and it just keeps getting better!

D
New York Area
16 reviews
Dined on July 6, 2019
Overall 1food 1service 3ambience 3

Didn’t deserve the high ratings it has received! My sons order was completely wrong! I ordered Tuna roll with avocado. The tuna was mushy, very poor quality! Good tuna is firm! Very disappointed! We will not return

Kizuna Sushi Bistro
Responded on July 9, 2019

Diane, we are so sorry to hear that you're experience was less than the standard we strive for. We do our best to set the bar high and must have missed that mark with your family. If you'd ever be willing to give us another try, we'd love to do what we can to make it up to you.

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EB
Chicago
4 reviews
Dined on July 5, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Better than hokkai, not as good as sushi ukai. And the price reflects that perfectly. Very solid delicious sushi and it wont break the bank like sushi ukai.
I think you truly get what you pay for.

m
Chicago
22 reviews
Dined on June 29, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 3

big fan of this restaurant. sushi is always fresh, creative and delicious. nice beer and saki selections.

C
Chicago
9 reviews
Dined on June 29, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Incredible food and service as always. Gino and the team are putting out amazing food, in a super welcoming environment.

TS
Chicago
3 reviews
Dined on June 26, 2019
Overall 1food 1service 1ambience 3

What in the world is going on?!?! 5 stars??? Seriously?!?!
My wife and I eat out often and the no service had us leave to never come back.
There was 1 table taken and literally no one acknowledged us after 10 minutes of standing in the entrance/front door.
We left and went to glen prairie just next door and had a very nice dinner, food and service was excellent.
This is maybe a 1 star restaurant if the food is outstanding.

OT
Chicago
26 reviews
Dined on June 4, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 2

We had a very good experience, our first, at Kizuna Sushi Bistro this visit. The sushi dishes were excellent (but be careful ordering the "spicy" rolls because they aren't kidding!!), and their appearance on the plate was equally pleasing. The value was standard for what you'd expect. I thought our server was very good, too.

CE
Chicago
56 reviews
Dined on June 1, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 3

Surprisingly good sushi for a local suburb restaurant. I appreciated that the chef showed restraint in the flavoring of the sauces as I'm not a fan of dousing sushi in sweet, rich sauces as most Americanized restaurants like to do. I do wish they had more hot appetizer options and fewer rolls that use cream cheese. However, the ones we did select were very tasty and prepared well.

Service was very friendly and efficient. The space is rather cramped so don't plan on having an intimate conversation unless you want the whole restaurant to hear.

SO
Chicago
32 reviews
Dined on May 23, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Very small high quality with exceptional service!

RM
Chicago
3 reviews
Dined on May 17, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

This is my new favorite sushi place. Staff is awesome, so friendly, attentive and helpful. The sushi is fresh and inventive. Love this place.

s
Chicago
1 review
Dined on May 3, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 4

overall this restaurant wasn’t bad ... what turned us off is that we ordered our last roll AND dessert at the same time. It took from the time the roll came 45 mins to get our dessert 👎🏼 and we only had ice cream balls. I’m not sure what was going on but for us that was a huge turn off.

KK
Chicago
1 review
Dined on May 3, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

I would highly recommend Kizuna Bistro, very intimate space. Sushi is outstanding!!! Very fun restaurant. Busy, make a reservation if you can.

C
Chicago
9 reviews
Dined on May 2, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We had visited Kizuna once a few months back on a random Friday. We were very satisfied with not only the quality of the food, but also the phenomenal attention to detail. We decided to visit this week again for our anniversary, and had inquired about an Omakase offering a few days before our reservation. Upon arrival the chef had prepared a beautiful night of food for us. Every dish was as delicious as it was beautiful. We left blown away by the night we just had. Chef Cesar is a true artist. I would also like to mention Gino who was our server that night. He passion and knowledge are truly beyond anything I’ve experienced at a restaraunt before. We will 100% be back.

v
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on April 13, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 3

The food is excellent, thoughtfully prepared, and innovative. Fresh. They care about quality. The only down side would be that it's a bit pricey, and the seating area is small and a bit cramped. But the food is good.

OT
Chicago
1 review
Dined on April 12, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Love Kizuna Sushi Bistro, I love the small, charming atmosphere.
Staff is wonderful, food great!!!! Look forward to going back soon

SO
Chicago
32 reviews
Dined on April 10, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Not only is this some of the freshest, most tender fish around, but despite the very small size of the in-restaurant seating area, they don't rush you to finish your meal and leave. The service was friendly and impeccable, carefully looking out for my food allergies and making us feel welcome to relax throughout and after our meal. We got both sashimi and some specialty rolls, all of which were very fresh and extremely delicious. In fact, we opted for more sashimi pieces instead of dessert. I'm now keeping the menu in my car so that I can pick up as I'm driving past when I don't have time to eat in!

BA
Chicago
6 reviews
Dined on March 29, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Excellent service and good for a great price

MM
Chicago
2 reviews
Dined on March 26, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 3

Aside from it being really tiny (so DO make a reservation) this place is awesome! The staff was so nice and the food was amazing. I'm always looking for really good sushi and I'm so happy we found this place.

J
Chicago
12 reviews
Dined on March 9, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 4

We celebrated my sis in law’s birthday here at KIZUNA- 4 in our party. Although disappointed that they did not serve the udon soup for dinner, this was quickly replaced with satisfaction and discovery with the sushi that followed. Excellent sushi here and presentation as well as great service from Gino our server. It’s a definite return for all of us.

RP
1 review
Dined on March 9, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 3

My wife and I had a great lunch at Kizuna. Food was great and price was average food sushi, but I was shocked how small the seating area is. If ever table was taken up it may have been a little closterphobic. I hope they expand and they will be a easy 5 star.

C
Chicago
9 reviews
Dined on March 8, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Absolutely fabulous. Kizuna really lived up the the reviews / hype. This restaurant is very small (6 tables + a counter), but did not feel like it. The food itself was interesting and delicious. You can really tell the team is putting in the time and paying attention to the details. For as good as the food was, the service was even better. The front end staff were personable and welcoming. We will definitely be back.

PB
Chicago
4 reviews
Dined on February 23, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Excellent food and great service. It is a very quaint atmosphere and a very enjoyable experience.

JK
1 review
Dined on February 9, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Outstanding food and service as usual. Gino is a lively and friendly host. Caesar is an amazing chef. Sushi is fresh and nice variety of different rolls.

JT
1 review
Dined on January 29, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

This was my 3rd time there and every experience has been wonderful. The staff is so kind and helpful. The ambiance is relaxing and upscale. The food is hands down the best. The sushi is different because they use various papers rather than only seaweed wrap and they have black rice. The flavor combinations in the rolls are to die for and we have never had a roll that was mediocre. All the rolls are outstanding. The seaweed cucumber salad and the spicy miso soup are a favorite too. You can taste the true flavors of fresh ingredients in everything. They have a To Go menu for pick up or you can use delivery services as well if they are full for the evening as it is a very small place.

OT
Chicago
2 reviews
Dined on January 18, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Food and service were outstanding. Creative, well-balanced and so tasty. Can't wait to come back.

HS
Chicago
1 review
Dined on January 12, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great sushi, small restaurant with personable staff. We have been looking for a good sushi place in this area and have found it!

OT
Chicago
6 reviews
Dined on January 4, 2019
Overall 3food 4service 2ambience 1

Sumamente chico. El servicio lento, algunos sushis muy buenos otros no tantos. Creíamos que estaría mejor. Y no es así.

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PA
Chicago
12 reviews
Dined on January 3, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great sushi and great service. This place was highly recommended by friends and family. Glad we dined here. Desserts were delicious. We will be back!

m
Chicago
10 reviews
Dined on January 1, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We were delighted to try a local restaurant with delicious food and helpful, friendly service.

AF
Chicago
22 reviews
Dined on December 20, 2018
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 2

There was only 1 server, Geno....but he was very good..Small place, too bright of lights and Not decorated for The Holidays..Food was Awesome, though...Great place for Carry out Sushi...lots of peeps were picking up...That's probably what we will do next time or
We will definitely be back in the summer & sit on the patio!

OT
1 review
Dined on November 30, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Wonderful food and excellent service!

N
Chicago
19 reviews
Dined on November 27, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Excellent sushi & fantastic service! Cool music & ambiance-totally recommend!

MB
Chicago
2 reviews
Dined on November 20, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Quaint Sushi bistro with exceptional food. Try the black rice sushi roll. Everything was delicious!

OT
Los Angeles
11 reviews
Dined on November 14, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Fantastic find! Delightful, artistic sushi presentations and friendly staff!

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