One of our favorites. High qullaity food and excellent service.
Awesome food and service
Our server Khalil was outstanding! Really went above and beyond to make the night fantastic !
Another great experience all around, from cocktails & wine to the food complimented by the energetic atmosphere. Staff was very gracious & knowledgeable in helping us decide between specific options which were perfect to our tastes. Thank you! ~ Jessica
Shinsei is our go to restaurant for Asian fusion. Always consistently terrific in every way. We love these guys and have been frequent patrons for the past seven years.
We had the chef’s pairings and each new dish was better than the last. We were honestly satisfied after the first round but could Not stop eating as everything was so perfect and delicious! Impeccable service and beautiful restaurant. We both said, we need to eat here more!
Due to my usual last minute planning had not been able to get a weekend reservation to Shinsei on several tries over last couple of years. Decided to use mid-week birthday dinner as an opportunity to try again. Made reservation on Monday night for a 7:45 pm (earliest available) Wednesday night slot. Restaurant was completely packed on arrival, however, our table for two was being cleared and cleaned as we arrived--so no wait. Service is a little bit confusing in that waiter seems to only take order and bring bar drinks. Runners bring food and fill water/tea. Somewhere in that mix, our appetizer edamame never arrived--at least not before all of our main course sushi had arrived and we were half way through it. That was also first time waiter checked on us at which point we decided it was too late for edamame and asked him to take it off the bill, which he did with no problems and an apology. The sushi was spectacular--some of the best quality we've tasted in Dallas. Tried out the premium sake tasting flight at $25. Waiter identified each one by name, but other than that--no information on them or suggestion on the order to try them. The sakes were fine--but maybe not worth the price without some sizzle to go along with it; we might as well have just ordered a couple full sized glasses. We did not order any other food besides sushi, but based on the taste of the sushi alone, we would recommend and come back.
I love mackerel and the presentation was simply amazing! Wish I had remembered to take a photo. Everything ordered was fresh and delicious. We made reservations but decided to eat at the sushi bar for a change and will do that in the future because we were able to see food prep up close. I recommend this restaurant for any occasion. Call or use Opentable for reservations. Plan on valet parking.
Our favorite sushi restaurant! Everything was excellent!
We've been going here for years and it never disappoints. Be sure and try the short rib dumplings, amazing!
Good pot stickers
Great food, we always have the best service.
Food is great and good overall. But manager were not friendly and did not accommodate requests
The food was terrific and waiter knowledgeable. Particularly liked the tuna tartare on rice cake, cured fennel salmon, wild mushrooms and broccolini. Only ho hum one was Chilean sea bass. Not crispy/caramelized enough.
Food was outstanding. It was loud and crowded at 6:30/7:00. We didn't know it was half-price bottle of wine night so that surely contributed. Waiter was very good under the super busy circumstances. Valet guys were awesome.
Shinsei is a fine restaurant without the pretention. Great for drinks or dinner. Service and food are always the best!
Service and dinner were both excellent as usual. There were six of us and we ordered all plates to share for the table. The restaurant was really busy when we got there at 6:30 and it never let up. That definitely added to the very loud noise level
Loved our waitress! Food was exceptional. Unique dishes prepared with detail to perfection! In my opinion one of the best restaurants in Dallas.
Clearly, if you are not one of the young , beautiful people, you relegated to upstairs! The tempura was soggy but the sushi/sashimi is very tasty.
Everything we ordered was great. My husband said the fried rice was the best he has had since he was stationed in Asia 40 years ago.
Neighborhood gem. we have been coming for years and the service by the staff from top to bottom is awesome. the food is wonderful. always fresh. the wine list is great. half price wine on Monday's is a big hit.
the kids love it too!
Excellent food. Excellent experience. As usual.
Sublime food and experience- between the tartare and shrimp dumplings, we couldn’t get enough. The server was right - they have the best brussel sprouts ever. We enjoyed our dining experience very much and can’t wait to get back.
This was the third year in a row that I brought my husband here for his birthday. Everything was delicious! My husband loved everything and was super excited that the sweet shrimp was gluten free! I had the steamed halibut dish (I’m not a sushi eater) and it was great! Thank you Shinsei! We’ll be back!
We had a fabulous time for my mom’s birthday!!!
The food was outstanding and the service was great. Can't wait to go try the entrées and more sushi rolls!
Great! Great service and good!
I’ve visited this restaurant many times over the years and have always had a good dining experience. Unfortunately, they’ve brought in bussers who run around and grab plates of food off the table without asking the customer if they were done. Plates should stay on the table until all portions are finished or the customer asks for the food to be taken away. For the price I expected more.
I cant tell if this is the fault of Shinsei or becoming a trend with OpenTable bookings the past year or so, but the tables that seem to be reserved through OpenTable are always the worst seat in the house. This experience was no different with a half full restaurant as we were seated about as far away from anyone except the kitchen behind a wall I didn't know existed from our many previous visits. I am seeing this trend with OpenTable bookings. Usually a restaurant can make it up with the quality of food, but not this night. It was really not very good, which is so disappointing based on how much it cost. I used to frequent Shinsei quite often, but haven been back in a year or so. Too many better options out there to go back now. In fairness, our server was very good and he bailed out an otherwise very mediocre experience. Pretty bummed.
My husband and I always love going to Shinsei! The ambiance is energetic. Great people watching! The service is always tops!
It's the best sushi in Dallas!
Amazing sushi... the best in Dallas!
The service was great, the food was delish, and the location is perfect...for me ;)
Shinsei is my all-time favorite restaurant. The food is always delicious and the restaurant is lively.
great dinner with friends
Very excellent food and atmosphere. Abby is the best server around!! Her recommendations were spot on made a perfect night even better.
Great food and wonderful service. The noise level was the only distraction - we really could not carry on a conversation.
Next time - we will go on a weekday.
Great 18th birthday dinner for my son! He was blown away with all the sushi rolls & we especially love the Hawaiian & Salmon speciality sashimi dishes! Waiter was amazing & all 8 of us could visit on our large square table! A+ dinning experience!
The food was amazing. I love everything about this restaurant.