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Niu Japanese Fusion Lounge

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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2018 Winner
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Menu

CHILL APPETIZER‏
$5.00
edamame
soy bean, chilled and salted
$8.00
vegetarian rice paper spring rolls
avocado, asparagus, bean sprouts, cucumber, beets, wrapped with lettuce and rice paper, served with plum sauce
$13.00
ono carpaccio
escolar, lemon zest, radish sprout, caviar, and ponzu dressing
$9.00
crouching tiger
spicy tuna, avocado, and tempura shrimp wrapped with lettuce and rice paper, topped with wasabi cream sauce
$10.00
spicy tuna chips
spicy tuna tartare, mango, shallot, served on thin wonton crisps
$12.00
ceviche flight
asian pear and asparagus wrapped in a trio of five-spice seared tuna, hamachi. and salmon. topped with sprouts and jalapeno wasabi drizzle
$6.00
oyster shooter
oyster and ponzu vinaigrette
$6.00
uni shooter
sea urchin and ponzu vinaigrette
$11.00
honeymoon shooter
oyster, sea urchin, ikura salmon roe, caviar and ponzu vinaigrette, topped with shiny gold flakes
HOT APPETIZER
$22.00
genki's kani
grilled alaskan king crab leg with buttery uni sauce
$10.00
golden seafood crepes
crab, shrimp, scallops, bell peppers, mango, wrapped and pan-tried in crispy tofu paper, drizzled with spicy coconut sauce
$12.00
soft shell crab appetizer
fried crispy soft shell crab with edamame, avocado, and ponzu sauce
$12.00
beef tataki
thinly sliced seared angus beef drizzled with chopped mango and korean spicy sauce
$7
chicken
vegetable
gyoza
pan fried or steamed dumpling
$12.00
sea bass
miso broiled sea bass over black shitake mushroom
$8.00
shrimp spring roll
filled with shrimp, scallions, and cream cheese
$10.00
sesame crispy calamari
crispy coated calamari pan tossed with jalapeno and spice
$8.00
agedashi tofu
fried tofu cubes with tempura sauce and bonito flakes
$8.00
fried vegetarian spring rolls
cabbage, edamame, carrots, mushroom, onion, tofu, sweet chilli sauce
SOUP‏
$3.00
miso
miso broth with seaweed, scallion and tofu
chicken $6.00
tofu $6.00
shrimp $8.00
tom yum
spicy thai chill broth with straw mushrooms, lemon grass, chilli pepper, and lime leaves
seafood - with shrimp, scallop, crabmeat, tofu, and black truffle $8.00
wild mushroom - with shitake mushroom, straw mushroom, eggs, and tofu $6.00
hot and sour soup
$10.00
lobster coconut
creamy coconut broth with chopped lobster tail, citrus leaves, cherry tomato, and straw mushrooms
SALADS
$5.00
green by ginger
mixed greens with house ginger dressing
$7.00
seaweed
marinated seaweed with mixed greens
$5.00
goma'ae
boiled fresh spinach with sesame soy dressing
$12.00
ocean salad
seaweed with assorted sashimi and shellfish slices, topped with wasabi cream dressing
$8.00
toasted norway salmon salad
toasted crispy salmon skin, salmon roe, mixed greens, ponzu sauce, and bonito flakes
$10.00
seared albacore salad
albacore, avocado, caviar, garlic ponzu sauce, and wasabi cream dressing
king crab $10.00
octopus $8.00
sunomono
seafood with sweet vinegar sauce on a bed of greens and cucumber
SPECIALTY ROLLS‏
cut in 10 pieces
$14.00
aloha albacore
alaskan shredded crab, spicy tuna, cucumber, radish sprout, topped with albacore, bonito flakes, chives, garlic ponzu sauce, and wasabi cream sauce
$14.00
salmon delight
fresh scallop, alaskan shredded crab, cucumber, radish sprouts, topped with fresh norwegian salmon, avocado, and thinly sliced lemon
$14.00
diablo
shrimp tempura, cucumber, radish sprouts, gobo, topped with baked scallop. alaskan shredded crab, tobiko and eel sauce
$14.00
t.g.i.s.
spicy tuna, escolar, green apple, cucumber, and jalapeno. topped with seared big eye tuna, green apple puree, sprouts, togarashi, and green apple ponzu
$12.00
sexy mexican
shrimp, spicy alaskan shredded crab, jalapeno, topped with avocado and sriracha
$14.00
pepper salmon
alaskan shredded crab, spicy tuna, cucumber, radish sprouts, topped with seared pepper salmon, chives, ponzu and wasabi cream sauce
$14.00
pink lady
salmon tempura. avocado, plum mayo, wrapped in pink soy paper
$15.00
white angel
spicy tuna, cream cheese, avocado, wrapped with soy paper, topped with premium hawaiian escolar, caviar, and lemon zest
$13.00
dragon
shrimp tempura, alaskan shredded crab, cream choose, topped with eel and avocado
CLASSIC MAKI
cut in 8 pieces, hand roll also available
$7.00
california
alaskan shredded crab, avocado, and cucumber
$6.00
spicy maki (pick one below)
with house spicy sauce tuna/ yellowtail / salmon and cucumber /scallop and cucumber / octopus and cucumber
$6.00
shake
fresh norwegian salmon with cucumber
$6.00
zen
cucumber, avocado, japanese mountain carrots, radish sprouts, daikon and asparagus
$9.00
crunchy
shrimp tempura, alaskan shredded crab, cucumber, radish sprouts an japanese mountain carrots, wrapped with tempura crunch and eel sauce
$9.00
spider
soft-shell crab, shredded crab, cucumber, radish sprouts and mountain carrots topped with fish eggs and eel sauce
$7.00
bagel
smoked salmon, cream cheese and avocado
$6.00
sake skin
toasted crisp salmon skin, cucumber, radish sprouts, and eel sauce
$6.00
tekka
simply tuna
SET‏
$22.00
niu sushi set
6 pieces of chefs choice nigiri with one california roll
$28.00
sushi supreme
9 pieces of chefs choice nigiri with one choice of classic maki above
tuna $22.00
salmon $22.00
combination $28.00
sashimi supreme
$24.00
chirashi
assorted sashimi over sushi rice
$25.00
unagi don
broiled unagi sashimi over sushi rice
$30.00
moriawase
4 pieces‏ of sushi and 6 pieces of sashimi with one choice of classic, maki above
$2.00
side of fresh wasabi
NIGIRI / SASHIMI
by the piece
$3.00
maguro
big eye tuna
$10.00
o toro
premium fatty tuna
$5.00
ono
premium hawaiian escolar
$4.00
seared albacore
$3.00
sake
fresh norwegian salmon
$4.00
sake toro
norwegian fatty salmon
$4.00
pepper salmon
seared fresh salmon with citrus pepper spicy
$3.00
smoked salmon
$4.00
hamachi
yellowtail
FUSION SASHIMI DINNER‏
brown rice available with all nigir pieces 0.50
$18.00
brown rice $+.50
tuna picante
seared and sliced big eye tuna topped with sliced jalapeno. ground green apple, and ponzu dressing
$18.00
brown rice $+.50
pepper salmon sashimi
seared and seasoned fresh norwegian salmon with chive and garlic ponzu sauce
$17.00
brown rice $+.50
albacore tataki sashimi
herb butter seared albacore topped with fried shallot
$18.00
brown rice $+.50
hamachi picante
yellowtail topped with jalapeno. cilantro. grape seed oil. and ponzu sauce
served with white or brown rice
asparagus
asparagus, mushroom, and bell pepper all stir-fried in a sweet teriyaki glaze
honey sesame
crispy rich‏ coated with honey sesame sauce, garnished with steamed broccoli and peapod
chicken $15.00
shrimp $18.00
mango
stir-fried in fresh mango puree with bell pepper and onion
spicy kung pao
classic spicy dish with onion, peapod. mushroom, bok choy, and sprinkled peanuts
RICE AND NOODLE
$16.00
seafood udon soup
udon noodle soup with shrimp, scallop, red snapper
$14.00
tempura udon
tempura shrimp and vegetable with udon noodle soup
chicken $12.00
shrimp $14.00
tofu $12.00
pad thai
classic thai noodle dish garnished with lime and crushed peanuts
tofu $12.00
chicken $12.00
beef $14.00
shrimp $14.00
yakisoba
japanese stir-fried egg noodle with scallions, onion and bok choy
tofu $12.00
chicken $12.00
beef $12.00
thai rice noodle
flat rice noodle stir-fried with sweet soy and mixed vegetables
japanese fried rice
japanese style fried rice with edamame. peapod, zucchini, carrot, onion, scallion, and lettuce
PRICE RANGE
US$20
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
CUISINES
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
FEATURES
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
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Reviewed today

We ate here relatively early on a Friday night before heading off to a show. Friendly servers. The food was not gourmet Japanese but perfectly fresh and well presented. I would eat here again.

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank denverista
Reviewed 30 January 2019 via mobile

Ordered them off of door dash and this food was super yummy with huge portions. We ordered the dragon roll, the flamer & the red snapper fillets with green beans & hot and sour soup. Although the sushi was very good, the clear winner was...More

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank AnDeCrMa
Reviewed 11 January 2019

There are so many different opinions and things each one of us can share about a place, a restaurant, a person. That is why I like to keep my review short & sweet. I tried some good food and the service was great. Will go...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank Journey823331
Reviewed 6 January 2019 via mobile

We started visiting the Streeterville area near navy pier and we were looking for a good sushi spot in the neighborhood. We found Niu on trip advisor and the sushi was quite fresh and tasty. We’ve returned several times and have never been disappointed! Consistently...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank JDOxman92
Reviewed 5 January 2019 via mobile

Great Asian fusion food. Something for everyone, Ramen, Dim Sum, sushi, noodles and much much more. Great vibe and service. Food and presentation excellent.

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank JamiShel
Reviewed 2 January 2019

Atmosphere is great. Spacious and the sashimi portion is generous besides fresh. The fresh ginger is a great sort of appetizer to stir up your appetite. Would be back for sure as service and food were both fantastic at reasonable prices given that it's downtown...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank Patrick C
Reviewed 29 December 2018 via mobile

We have been to a lot of Japanese restaurants and this is one of our favourites. The sushi was delicious, melts in your mouth. We had the third last one of the specialty rolls... forgot what it was called but had sliced mango on the...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Hil H
Reviewed 12 December 2018

We ordered carry-out over the phone and had some excellent classic sushi rolls and fried rice. Staff was very friendly.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Emma H
Reviewed 10 December 2018 via mobile

Came for a late lunch on a Sunday with a Japanese exchange student. She saw pictures on their website and deemed it worthy of a try. We, and she, we're not disappointed. Classy, comforting decor and good service. Specialty cocktail menu is nice, and sake...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank B8809XCwilliamb
Reviewed 12 November 2018

Our group had a variety of rolls, sushi, soups, Udon, etc. Everything was very good, as expected in a higher scale Japanese restaurant. I just was not overwhelmed or surprised by anything I saw. The price is medium, and slightly on a higher end, but...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank JLlovetravel
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