I hadn’t been to Sushi Lounge in years—unfortunately it’s just not as good as it used to be. The waitstaff are very nice and helpful. And the drinks are good too! But the food is just okay. Thankfully, everything else made up for the lackluster food.
Honestly, I never leave reviews for these things—what I think generally maps onto what others have said before me. But this place was downright awful. First off, our waitress was being trained as she waited on us, which is ordinarily fine; but whoever was training her neglected to remember that she was, in fact, actually waiting on people, and consequently her back was turned to us the entire time as we tried to flag her for drink refills, napkins, etc.
And the food—in Hoboken girl parlance, I can't. I've had better sushi from Shop Rite. There were two tiny pieces of fish in each slice of the roll; the rice wasn't at all sticky, if there was any in there; I literally couldn't even tell you what the sauces were (two of the three were supposed to be on the roll, and one on the side; all three were served on the side, and one tasted weirdly like salsa); and my friend, who ordered the tofu, was greeted with four literal bricks of the stuff, fresh out of the package and fried as-is.
The ambience was insanely bro-ey, and at one point, the music was so loud that, even though it was early-bird hour on a Wednesday night, and there were only four other parties in the restaurant, I literally had to shout across the table.
Do yourself a favor, and go get Indian food at Matt & Meera. Somebody needs to smack a 'do not resuscitate' order on this place.
Always great food!
Again Sushi Lounge did not disappoint!!! Panned GYoza, specialty rolls, special martinis .... perfection of an evening .... a relaxing friends get together with amaaaazing service and food!!!
Be back soon!!!
We sat at the sushi bar and the service was quick & great!
Service ruined the night and the food didn't make up for it.
Great food and drinks! The pepper steak egg rolls and sushi were particularly delicious, but the chicken teriyaki was good too. Awesome cocktail selection with unique options. The atmosphere was very lively and energetic but classy at the same time. Service was a bit sub-par but nothing too bad. It was a great experience overall, and we will definitely be returning!
Great sushi! Fun atmosphere!
Spectacular! I was dying for sushi, remembered how often I used to go to Sushi Lounge, realized how much I missed it, and was soooooooo pleasantly surprised it was happy hour when we arrived!!!
First, I LOVE that everything made daily fresh! 2nd, THE BEST gyoza in town, or out!!! (So great, we ordered 2 orders!!). The special rolls are so terrific!!!!!! And happy hour gave me the opportunity to try additional rolls I would have otherwise waited on! A special martini with Blood orange juice topped off a fab meal!!
So now that you know the food and drink are excellent a so is the service !! We love Kim!!!! She was helpful providing recommendations based on our taste, she was super pleasant, and just sooo lovely!!!
Run to Sushi Lounge!!!!
I know I’ll be running back pronto !!!!!
Amazing staff and food! Great place to go before heading to the bar or stay here for your night out!
Specialty rolls were very creative but the sushi was not as good as expected. A few rolls had been refrigerated. Others seemed not so fresh. I will probably try it again but might wait until dinner.
I went here for NYE dinner before going out on the town. The service was great and food was very tasty.
I have been coming to this location for years it is one favorite places to eat while visiting Hoboken. The sushi is great and the service is excellent!!!!!!
Ladies night on Wednesday night with my friend and we had delicious food, drinks and phenomenal service for a great price. One of the only sushi places we in town that had a bar and the drinks are fun!
Excellent as always! Kaci and the whole staff are just the nicest friendliest people, the food is always delicious and excellent music.
A bit loud but food was great! Enjoyed the music as well. -Tight seating but overall nice meal.
Food was good; Sea bass roll especially. Kani salad also very tasty!
Service was almost non existent.
Very noisy...loud music.
Always love their sushi and they have great service.
Food n service was horrible. The glass of water that I was served was not clean and you know believe had lipstick marks (Two of them) on the glass rim. Never again!!! so gross, check your plates n glasses before you start eating!! plzz
Stumbled upon the happy hour deals which could not be beat! SPECIAL ROLLES ARE UNIQUE AND DELICIOUS! we had a great time
Super friendly wait staff - order the Hoboken roll!
GNO Aka girls night out thanks!!!!!
Food and specialty drinks were not that great for the price.
nice presentation of food but sushi taste left a lot to be desired. taste not up to par with other area restaurants.
Very good food, great service.
This is the best sushi that I have ever had. The food is so fresh. The hibachi is great and the vegetable fried rice is my personal favorite. The fried ice cream is to die for. The service is wonderful.
While the wait time for the food was long the food was absolutely amazing. This is now my go to place for sushi.
The food was good. The service was mediocre. We felt like our waitress was rushing us out the whole time. She would ask to take the plates away before we were even finished eating.
Awesome especially the DJ!!!!
It was so loud we couldn't speak to each other. Our waitress lowered the music for us 3 times but we couldn't tell. I had to take headache medicine.
Dinner was delicious, especially the fried chocolate ice-cream that we had for dessert! :)
We were seating promptly at time of Reservation. Asked 1 or 2 questions about different appetizers than we usually order . The Peking duck was tough and chewy, wouldn't recommend and the taquitis sounded good but fell apart . If you just order sushi items ( lesson learned), the sushi is very good. We especially liked the Chilean sea bass. Good drink menu . Busy atmosphere but fun
The spicy scallop roll was great! I paired it with the kim chee potato hash and loved it! The service was on prompt and friendly. The music was a bit loud and it definitely had a lounge/bar vibe.
Completely amazing start To end. So delicious! Definitely making this a staple in the restaurant repertoire!
Had an amazing dinner at Sushi Lounge. Love this place and definitely will continue to come back!!! Great location, food and service.
The food was excellent except for the super toro. The super toro did not taste as fresh as it usually does-- it was disappointing for the price you usually pay.
Food is great, but it is really loud. Hard to enjoy conversation.
This place is the best! Food and drinks are always so good. It has only gotten better over the years.
Great spot. Great sushi and excellent service. Always so nice there. Seating can be a bit crowded but the food more than makes up for it. We were seated at an upstairs table but under a huge vent. I was with two women, it is winter and the vent was blowing out cold air. Three times we had them turn off the cold air and three times it went back on. Besides that it was a good experience.
Hostess needs Dale Carnegie Training. The food was poor compared to the excellent food at the Morristown location. The seafood soup was so different compared to Morristown, Hoboken should be ashamed. Never again!