8210 Macedonia Commons Blvd Unit 12, Macedonia, OH | Directions 4405641.312213 -81.518363
Service & food quality gone way down – A few years ago my husband and I heard about Fuji Restaurant in Macedonia Ohio. We've always loved Benihana, but decided to check out this newly discovered restaurant since it was closer to our home. At first, we were impressed with our first few visits. The service was faster because it was a much smaller restaurant, the food was comparable to Benihana, and the prices were slightly less. But after a few visits, things started to change. On one visit, the chef at the adjacent table was visibly ill, and started to sweat profusely, even onto the grill. Of course the diners righfully complained and asked for a manager, but the server became very aggravated with the diners, including our table, and the rest of the evening was not as enjoyable. We gave Fuju the benefit of the doubt since we hadn't experienced any negatives up to that point. However, on the very next visit, the chef had the grill temperature up too high (so we thought), our food was burned and we complained (the manager witnessed this and did comp our meal thankfully), but then on our next and final visit the following month, the same table caught on fire...I mean smoke, Fire Department and the works! The restaurant was full, but no one apologized for the inconvenience, and the chefs and servers were still going as if there were not firefighters all over the place. Our table had not been served yet, so we excused ourselves and have never been back. Benihana has a couple of their regular customers back!
Best place around! – Dont listen to the other review! I have been going to Fugi's for almost 6 years now. It is my favorite place to eat and everyone who we bring there loves it. The people who work there also remember you even if you haven't been in for a while. The food is fresh and the place is not dirty it just isn't as modern and fancy as a sushi rock . The sushi is also very good there and it is fresh and is made on the spot. Give this place a chance because it is absolutely wonderful. Go on a Friday or Saturday and request New... he is the best chef there!!
Don't eat here – What made it unique was the prices on the menu and the dirtyness of the whole restaurant from the grill to the walls and to look in the back where the bar was it was junky, there were employees with their head down napping and some of them were eating KFC and I can see why. This restaurant needs to be inspected. Even though I told the cook to wipe the grill an extra time I still felt leary about eating and it just appeared to be a Beni hana knockoff I suggest if you want Japaneese food in a clean evironment stick to Beni Hana's. They should get the dirty plate award.
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