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Available 2 private dining rooms with Karaoke system and old bank vault room.
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- Surfaces sanitized between seatings
- Common areas deep cleaned daily
- Clean menu provided to every guest
- Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
- Sealed or wrapped utensils used
- Limited number of seated diners
- Distancing maintained in common areas
- Extra space between tables
- Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
- Waitstaff wear masks
Best sushi we’ve had since moving to Lexington. Everything was perfectly prepared. We will definitely be going back
I want to like this place, but it just ain't makin' it. It seemed that no one was in charge, it took a long time for our food to arrive and we had to ask for side plates to eat off of - twice! The table next to ours waited for nearly 15 minutes just to get some water. Finally a wait-staff arrived, but they had already left. I don't blame them! The food was good once we got it, but the poor service ruined our dinner. Too bad.
Not good sushi. And prices are very high. I ordered 3 pieces of fatty tuna and it was not good. The fish was just off. It was slimy—not fresh at all. Prices are consistent with a very high-end sushi house, so I’d recommend just going there instead.
We all enjoyed the authentic Japanese lunch. It’s such a cozy restaurant with the new furniture and nice music on.
It’s fantastic dinner and great hospitality. I’ll come up again soon. Thanks
They put new chairs in. They look nice and are comfortable. The food is so good that we do not mind the 20-minute drive to the restaurant.
Overall, it’s a great place to grab dinner with friends. It’s a little too bright inside for my liking but the food lore than makes up for it. The service was a little slow but I think our server was trying to take care of more tables than she could handle. Everyone was friendly and the Ahi roll is highly recommended.
Lunch was fabulous as usual. The waitstaff was very friendly.
We discovered School Sushi a few weeks ago. It immediately became our favorite Japanese place. Don't let the name fool you. In addition to sushi, there is a large menu of appetizers and entrees. But, you'll definitely want to try the sushi. The School Beauty roll is sublime.
My husband and I loved all the food we ordered! Especially, the Beef Tongue Roast was delicious and the Sushi was fabulous!
We had a special lunch pre-ordered. (I'm not sure if you can always do it.) They did a great job! We loved it!
My colleague and I both had a set of noodles and chirashi sushi. It was very reasonable and tasted great!!!
Very good food and service. Recommend it.
We had the Makunouchi Bento for lunch and loved it. It came with tempura, sashimi, chicken teriyaki and miso soup and was only $15! That's a great deal!
We were hungry for authentic Japanese food, so we picked School Sushi. Lunch was fantastic as usual!!!
There are some other Japanese restaurants in the Lexington area, but School Sushi is the best by far. Food is fabulous, and the staff is friendly.
Lunch was fantastic as usual.
We visited for Restaurant Week and ordered the Chef Special.
Unlike other restaurants where you feel that you get an excellent treat for a great price during Restaurant Week, we felt the food at School was definitely below average.
We got the Chef Special and were disappointed at how basic it was. All the nigiri pieces were basically 8 different fish slices, all placed over the same rice with a small amount amount of wasabi. Every Chef Special at any other sushi restaurant has always been an extraordinary experience where each nigiri piece is unique not only in the type of fish served but also the different treatments of the rice and the extra topping pairings. We were so disappointed that we will probably never go back.
Lunch was as fabulous as usual. The curry rice is sooo good.
We just love the authentic Japanese restaurat❤️Tomoka, the owner of the restaurant is the greatest!
We had another delightful experience at School Sushi! The entire staff was friendly, efficient and professional, and the dishes were impeccably prepared. At School you get unusual, fresh fish flown in from Japan, and a master sushi chef to take you on your culinary journey. Hot dishes from kitchen were also perfect! School is our favorite Japanese restaurant in Lexington!
We had a great lunch as usual. They have a new chef who used to work at a very popular restaurant in Japan and has recently moved to Lexington to join School. We heard they are going to have new menu items, so we are very excited!
Tonight was an impromptu celebration between my partner and I. After our reason to celebrate occurred, he immediately offered School (I’ve bragged about this place to him so much). As per usual.....
EVERYTHING. was. great.
Our food, our server who thoroughly accommodated my partner’s dietary needs(vegetarian), the food, and the environment... there was nothing to complain about, which is consistent with the two times I have been, before.
The restaurant is chic and modern, but still very personal. I can’t say enough good things about it. It’s only been a few hours, but I can’t wait to go again.
I like restaurants unique design. Service was good, fast, responsive, but waiter did not know much about served food. One minus (reason for 4 stars) - limited parking, had to circle area 5 times to find parking spot on a street (on Friday).
We all had the Chef Special - Chirashi and noodles. It was not only delicious but filling as well.
Lunch was delicious as usual. The staff was very friendly.
My 7 year old daughter loves sushi, so I brought her here before a UK basketball game. We had a reservation 90 minutes prior to the game. We showed up 5 minutes early, and were told we’d have to wait because they weren’t expecting us (?), and they’d have to open up a table in the back. This delayed us for 5-10 minutes- generally no big deal. We ordered immediately, and settled in for a 60 minute wait for food that never came. We were told several times that our order would be out soon and so forth. Nope. We ultimately left 15 minutes before the game started and had to grab pizza at halftime for dinner instead.
This was by far one of my worst dining experiences. We were promptly seated for a 6:30 reservation; someone took a drink order and then we waited 10-15 minutes more; a server started taking an order for the table next to us who sat down 5-10 minutes after us; I interrupted her and said that we needed to order (we had about 1 hour 15 minutes and then had to leave for a basketball game). She said "I'm not assigned to your table" but graciously took our order which was nice. I ordered a sashimi dinner and my companion ordered a salad and hot dish. Our assigned waitress showed up to take our order about 10 minutes after we had already ordered and I told her we had already ordered. They brought my soup and salad very rapidly (they came with my dinner) but my friend didn't get any of her food until I was long done with my appetizer; I then got my edamame appetizer which I ordered, and she finally got her salad; her hot dish then came and I still didn't get my dinner. After over an hour I asked someone else to check on my sashimi (our waitress was noticeably absent the entire meal); the original waitress finally brought me a plate over an hour after we had sat down and it was the wrong thing, a sushi combo instead of sashimi and I can't eat rice. They whisked it away to fix it, but after another 15 minutes we had to leave; I didn't get charged for the dinner and they gave it to me in a box as we were headed out the door; literally none of our food came together, we got everything separately which doesn't make for a relaxing dining experience; plus I never got my dinner. They were busy but clearly there is not enough waitstaff for a busy saturday night and there is no coordination between the kitchen and the small sushi bar. I will never return and will advise my friends not to go there.
We had a great time at School. There are only two chefs so when it gets busy you have to be patient. It’s well worth the wait.
Only one parking space for this restaurant was available when we got there and we were the first customer,so parking might be a problem if you book later time, there were about five spaces for the restaurant. I wonder who parked there. But the food and service were great.
I had the Makunouchi, and it was very good. We also ordered the Okonomiyaki and shared it. It was delicious!
I had my favorite dish, Katsu Curry, so did my colleagues. We all loved it.
Lunch was great as always!
Lunch was fabulous as usual. The price was very reasonable, too.
My favorite sushi place in Lex! We sat at the counter and let the chef have fun with several different sashimi selections, it was delicious! Can't wait to go back soon.
We had the lunch special. The Udon noodles were cooked just right and tasted so good.
As usual the lunch was great!
The daily lunch special is very reasonable as well.
Food very good and service was good. Wish the ambiance was a little less modern (tables and chairs). Great to have parking too. Would be nice to have a little more choice on wines by the glass altho I had the Chardonay and my daughter had the new Pinot Nor and both were fine. We will be back.
Food, service, hospitality very good. Will put this restaurant on my regular visit list.
School Sushi does offer delivery in partnership with Uber Eats. School Sushi also offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (859) 368-0660.
School Sushi is rated 4.4 stars by 102 OpenTable diners.
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