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Masamoto

Map1810 Wilmington-West Chester Pike
Chadds Ford, PA
610-358-5538
    Categories:
  • Food and Drink
  • 2012: Best Sushi 2012: Best Japanese Restaurant 2011: Best Sushi 2010: Best Sushi

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California roll? Yawn. Spicy tuna? So five minutes ago. Masamoto and chef Johnny Cai push Asian standards into delicious new territory.

From 2012:

We’ve told you before, Masamoto Gourmet Sushi & Asian Grill takes sushi to another
level. And with choices like sea urchin, Japanese horse mackerel and roe of flying fish, you know these folks are serious.

Masamoto Gourmet Sushi & Asian Grill bedazzles its customers with its creative sashimi and sushi dishes. Did you know “Masamoto” is the name of a famous Japanese sushi knife manufacturer?

From 2010:

Very few items among the fresh, creative pan-Asian menu at Masamoto aren’t excellent. From fluke sashimi to tuna belly, it’s hard to go wrong. But it’s chef-owner Johnny Cai’s original rolls and the way he plays with texture and color that put Masamoto sushi leagues beyond most in the region. A Vietnamese Roll sprinkles tempura flakes over kani, avocado and spicy tuna, mixes in a little spring salad, then wraps everything in rice paper. It’s a mouthful, but it’s so, so worth it.

Best of Delaware History

2012 Best Sushi, Editors, Over the Line 
2012 Best Japanese Restaurant, Editors, Over the Line  
2010 Best Sushi, Over the Line, Critics

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From the Delaware Today Archive: http://www.delawaretoday.com/Delaware...

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