Sushi Tei

K April 17, 2012
 
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Quality Japanese Food
Overall rating 
 
4.5
Ambience 
 
4.0
Service 
 
4.0
Value 
 
4.0
Overall Score 
 
4.5
Sushi Tei is one of the most popular Japanese restaurants in Singapore that is known to serve quality food in a great ambience. The setting of the restaurant has quite a Japanese influence, with wooden tables and seats and decorations that add to the entire Japanese feel of the place.

Staff are usually very attentive and efficient and even though most of the times that I visited Sushi Tei were during peak hours, our orders came very quickly and new orders that we made while dining also arrived quite fast.

The presentation and taste of the food is more authentic than most casual Japanese diners. Because of this higher quality, you will also notice that the prices at Sushi Tei are slightly higher than other more casual Japanese restaurants (for example Sakae Sushi). However, you pay for what you get and at a slightly higher price, you get food and service of higher quality.

I would suggest dining at Sushi Tei during off peak hours if possible. The queue can get quite long during peak hours and you can expect to wait up to 25 minutes for an available table. Also note that they do not take reservations. One thing you can do is to request for the menu while queueing and decide what to eat so that when you are finally seated, you can order right away.

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Best Part:
Chicken Karaage, Spicy ramen, Salmon salad
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Standard
Overall Score 
 
4.5
When we talk about Sushi Tei, my friends and I would always like to joke about how we always order our standard food items everytime without fail. Not because we don't like trying new things or we dont like the other stuff at Sushi Tei but its just that some things are just too good that even after eating it time and again we still do crave it. It all started when we started working and every time we could contemplate on what to treat ourselves with after work, as we are always craving for good food and due to convenience purposes, we always end up at Sushi Tei.

The fresh sashimi at Sushi Tei is always a must have that is for sure because despite the many restaurants that I have been to it still serves one of the best quality sashimis at a reasonable price. There are also many selections of food in the menu, from the various kinds of bento sets, to the different collections of sushi, and even the "hotpot" selection. A personal favourite would be the chawamushi which is the soft steamed japanese egg. It is tasty, enough and not too much and always good as a side dish or appetizer.

The price at Sushi Tei is reasonable for the quality food that it is serving. Although it is not the best around but it is one of the better ones to go for for just a meal and still be able to step out feeling all very satisfied. There are also buffet options for the big-eaters, who would definitely eat their fill and money's worth given the spread.
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Best sushi place!
(Updated: May 08, 2012)
Overall rating 
 
4.5
Food / Beverage 
 
4.5
Ambience 
 
5.0
Service 
 
3.5
Value 
 
4.0
Overall Score 
 
4.5
Sushi tei is one of my favourite places to go to to enjoy authentic tasting Japanese cuisine even though most of the cooks there are not Japanese. I frequent the outlets at east coast park and raffles city and I have to say that I love the ambience there. The dull brown décor and dimmed lights just makes the entire dining experience so much more tranquil and even slightly romantic. The sushi served there are really fresh. I prefer to order the sushi rather than grab them off the conveyor belt as it would be fresher. I would ALWAYS order the beef kaminabe with miso soup base.

Filled with a generous amount of golden mushrooms, toufu and cabbage, I just realized that I could ask for a refill for the miso soup too! Beef slices are cut to the right thickness too and are really tender. I usualy go for their dons. Chicken katsu don is awesome! They are always generous in their toppings such as onions and sauce. For dessert, I love the pinos, which is a plate of 6 little chocolate balls with ice cream in it. If that’s too little for you, the ice cream waffle is awesome too! Will always prefer sushi tei to sakae sushi!

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Average Spent Per Person:
20
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Quality Sushi in Singapore
Overall rating 
 
4.5
Ambience 
 
5.0
Value 
 
4.5
Overall Score 
 
4.5
Sushi Tei evokes fond memories from my JC days. I love the Japanese styled decoration in the restaurant. It has a very traditional vibe to it, making it a very pleasant place to dine in. I especially love the semi-private 'rooms' with partitions on the 2nd level in the Serangoon Garden branch. Not only is it ideal for a cozy gathering, it also allows us a little privacy away from the crowd.

The sushis served at Sushi Tei are superbly fresh and delectable. Not only that, they are all of a generous portion. It would be good to visit as a group as it would be impossible to savour the wide variety of sushis they have to offer unless you share them with friends. My favourite sushi dish from Sushi Tei is the Phoenix Roll - sushi topped with unagi and avocado. There was also another dish we tried of which I forgot the name, but it had mango on it and surprisingly, the mango and sushi went delightfully well together! For those who are keen on more fulling meals, Sushi Tei offers a wide array of ramen and bentos as well.

Sushi Tei is a popular and known restaurant in Singapore, and despite its numerous branches, it is often full-house on weeknights and public holidays, so it would definitely be wise to call and make reservations prior to going.

Also, prices can run pretty steep, but it is a great value for money in my opinion. If you are craving for quality sushi, Sushi Tei will be sure to satisfy you like a king.

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Branch Location:
Serangoon Garden
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One of my favourites
Overall Score 
 
4.5
If I were questioned about my favourite Japanese restaurant (mainstream, of course), I would say Sushi Tei in a heartbeat. Price of Sushi Tei is slightly more expensive than the other Japanese chain restaurants in Singapore, but a few more dollars for quality food will always be worth it.

Sashimi that Sushi Tei offers is undoubtedly fresh, and serving is rather generous. I would wolf down a couple plates of salmon sushi before I start on my favourite dish — the Udon (Niku, Tempura, plain, whatever!). Don’t be deceived by the unimpressive clear broth of the dish, the soup is extremely palatable and sweet. The soup of Niku Udon tends to be oilier, so order the plain one to indulge in.

Friends have nothing negative to say about their beef hotpots. I’ve tried it personally but I still prefer my bowl of udon. The ramen, however, is mediocre but as I’m a fan of udon through and through, this doesn’t bother me the slightest bit.

Queues at Sushi Tei get ridiculously long at dinnertime, especially the town outlets. Even the Holland Village outlet is packed at dinnertime. This is expected so it would be good to have late lunch or early dinner to avoid waiting.
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