11203 West Ave, San Antonio, TX | Directions 7821329.541503 -98.513829
Neighborhoods: Greater Harmony Hils
One of the best restaurants in the city – The longhorn roll at Godai has to be one the best things I have ever tasted. This is a fantastic casual restaurant, try to go at off hours, because it does get crowded.
You Must Come Here – I am an avid sushi consumer and it is hard to find a great place that is consistent. The food is amazing! I highly recommend the Alaskan Roll; it melts in your mouth. It is also hard to find a sushi place that offers you miso soup and cucumber salad that is free (most places make you pay for each). The best seat in the house is at the bar. I dont recommend that you come late on a Fri or Sat, they usually get really busy. However, I think it is worth it to wait in line if you do come in late! Goro is amazing and friendly and if you come there often enough he starts to know your order. Great Service and good food.
Bad Service, Mediocre Sushi. – Sushi is mediocre and too expensive for what you get. I will pay for good sushi, but that is not what you will find at this establishment. Service is extreamly slow, it took over 45min to just get a refill on our drinks. I have been several times with the hopes that the last time I went was just a fluke. Nope, same bad service and mediocre sushi.
GO TO SAKE! – Sushi was awful. Fish was not fresh. No ambiance-looks like a barbeque joint. Took forever to get pur food. Too expensive ~$40 for one person!
Best sushi in town – For sushi alone, this is the BEST place in San Antonio. The menu was extensive, the server knowledgeable, the specials interesting. And the fish! Oh, the fish! Tender, moist, fresh. The sushi was absolutely perfect. If you are in town and looking for sushi, this is the place. They even have (gasp!) cloth napkins. Sounds trivial, but every other place just had paper. I live for my little luxuries, and Godai is it.
The best Sushi in San antonio – Being from Miami , living on the ocean, and having a close intimate knowledge of most things japanese... I have to say that this is THE BEST sushi in San Antonio! I wish he had Conch... but I'd probably be one of a very few eating it anyway! :) The price is very affordable and it's a very fun atmosphere...I eat there when ever I get a chance!
Not All It's "Rolled" Up to Be – I have been searching all over San Antonio for more outstanding sushi restaurants. After hearing about Goro and his sushi, I must admit I was very disappointed in Godai. The sushi lacked imagination and the gyoza was extremely lack luster. I will not be returning to this establishment and I love sushi.
THE Place for Sushi in San Antonio – It's not much on ambience (being in an old garden center), but the food is fantastic. If you're alone or just with one friend, sit at the sushi bar and you'll be guaranteed to be entertained. Goro's numerous roles are creative, but maintain ties to traditional fare and his sauces are incredible.
If you really want to jump into sushi, attend one of Goro's classes held through Central Market.
Best place to get sushi – Goro delivers very high quality sushi. The seafood always tastes fresh & they never fall apart on me (which means Goro knows how to roll his rolls!) I love the fact that he knows everyone by their first names and no matter how busy the place gets, he always has time to leave the counter and at least give you a hug or say hi to you. The service is wonderful as well. As soon as you get situated, the waiter always comes out with a bowl of miso soup and salad. I love the mushroom touch on his miso soup - gives it more flavor! After a few minutes of waiting (& waiting time can vary because it does get pack in Godai), you get to eat your sushi rolls! I highly recommend the lobster roll & Squid Enchilada roll! Oh so yummy! You definitely need to visit Godai!
Big Goro~! – I tried Goro's sushi for the first time October 2002. It's close to my three year anniversary. I am going to pay him a visit tonight. The look and feel is contemporary. The taste is extraordinary. Goro has my heart or rather my taste buds in his hands. He knows his customers and what they like. Godai is a unique Japanese restaurant nestled in this lil ol growing city. I highly recommend taking your friends, heck even your co-workers for a great meal at a great price.
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