Chef Soon Contemporary Sushi

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APPETIZERS

FROM THE SUSHI BAR

 

 Seven Spiced Ahi                                                                                                                           $12                                                                                                                 

Chopped bigeye tuna marinated with seven spices, stacked on buttered crispy rice, garnished with thin slices of jalapeños   

Oven Baked Sake Roulade                                                                                                       $9

Chopped scallop, crabmeat, shrimp and scallion mixed with spiced mayo, rolled up with slices of fresh salmon, oven baked topped with chili tobiko served with house made unagi sauce

 

Unagi Spring Roll                                                                                                                      $10

Fresh water eel, asparagus, cucumber, avocado and fresh spring greens wrapped in mamenori and rice paper served with sesame dressing

 

Maui Tartare                                                                                                                               $10

Tartare of fresh tuna and yellowtail mixed with chives, minced garlic, black and orange tobiko served in citrus seven spiced aioli sauce

 

Hirame and Sea Urchin Roulade                                                                                       $12

Sea urchin rolled up with thin slices of fluke served with chives, chili daikon radish and splashed with citrus soy

 

Filo Wrapped Ahi                                                                                                                       $9

Spicy tuna and cream cheese with avocado wrapped with filo dough and deep fried, served with creamy wasabi and unagi sauce

 

Sunomono

Your choice wrapped with cucumber sheet  and served in sweet mirin vinaigrette

Octopus                 

$9

Shrimp                      

$9

KingCrab              

$13

Combination          

$15

    
    

 

Oyster Shooter                                                                                                                              $5

Fresh oyster in sake ponzu sauce served with quail egg and a hint of chili and chives

 

Uni Shooter                                                                                                                                    $7

Fresh sea urchin in sparkling wine served with quail egg and a slice of lemon

 

Tuna Sampler                                                                                                                               $15

Samples of all the different fresh tuna available served as sashimi

 

Dynamite                                                                                                                                        $9

Sushi rice wrapped with fresh salmon, oba and mamenori topped with chopped seven spice seasoned fresh scallop, shrimp and crabmeat, served in house ponzu sauce

 

Spring Spider                                                                                                                              $12

Deep fried soft-shell crab, asparagus and mixed greens wrapped with mamenori and cucumber sheet, served with citrus soy

 

Spring Blossom                                                                                                                          $12

Tuna, salmon S.W. tuna, asparagus and oba wrapped with mamenori served with sweet citrus vinaigrette

 

 

FROM KITCHEN

 

Soft-Shell Crab                                                                                                                           $11

Lightly floured & fried soft-shell crab served with ponzu sauce dipping sauce

 

Gyoza                                                                                                                                                $6

Pan fried pork dumpling served with spicy soy dipping sauce

 

Shumai                                                                                                                                            $6

Steamed shrimp dumpling served with citrus soy dipping sauce

 

Edamame                                                                                                                                        $4

Steamed soybeans in a pod

 

SALADS

 

House Salad                                                                                                                                   $7

Fresh spring greens served with a creamy ginger dressing

 

Wakame Salad                                                                                                                             $6

Marinated seaweed and cucumbers served with sweet mirin vinaigrette

 

Cucumber & Japanese Mint Salad                                                                                       $7

Thin slices of cucumber and Japanese mint leaves served with a creamy ginger dressing

 

Citrus Tuna and Avocado Salad                                                                                          $14

Diced fresh bigeye tuna and avocado with mixed greens served with a citrus garlic olive vinaigrette and garnished with shredded red radish

 

A  LA CARTE

 

 

Fatty Tuna                (Otoro)

M.P.

Fresh Scallop         

(Hotate)

$3.50

Blue Fin Tuna         

(Kuromaguro)

M.P.

Squid                     

(Ika)

$2.50

Tuna                         

(Maguro)

$3.50

Octopus                

(Tako)

$3.00

Albacore Tuna        

(Binnega Maguro)

$2.50

Tiger Shrimp            

(Ebi)

$2.50

Super White Tuna

(Shiro Maguro)

$3

Sweet Shrimp        

(Ama-ebi)

$4.50

Salmon                     

(Namasake)

$3

King Crab             

(Kani)

$4.50

Smoked Salmon     

(Smoked Sake)

$3

Surf Clam              

(Hokkigai)

$2.50

Red Snapper           

(Madai)

$3.50

Sea Urchin            

(Uni)

$5.00

Fluke                         

(Hirame)

$3.00

Oyster                    

(Kaki)

$3

Fresh Yellow Tail    

(Hamachi)

$3.50

Salmon Roe            

(Ikura)

$3.5

Fatty Yellow Tail

(Buri Toro)

$3.75

Smelt Roe               

(Masago)

$2.50

Fresh Water Eel      

(Unagi)

$3.5

Black Tobiko          

(Black flying fish roe)

$3.00

Sea Eel                    

(Anago)

$3.50

Wasabi Tobiko      

(Wasabi flavored flying fish roe)

$3.00

Mackerel               

(Saba)

$3.00

Chili Tobiko           

(Chili flavored flying fish roe)

$3.00

Sweet Egg              

(Tamago)

$2

Citrus Tobiko          

(Citrus flavored  flying fish roe)

$3

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SIGNATURE NIGIRI

**All served with chef’s special soy sauce**

 

 

Big Eye Tuna                                                                                                                            $3.75

Served with shitake mushrooms sautéed in butter and soy

 

Seared Tuna                                                                                                                            $3.75

Tuna marinated in garlic olive oil and seared

 

Zuke Salmon                                                                                                                           $3.95

Seared salmon marinated in house special sauce and served with enoki mushroom sautéed in white truffle oil

 

Yellowtail                                                                                                                                 $3.75

Served with banana peppers sautéed in butter

 

Madai                                                                                                                                         $3.75

Fresh Red Snapper from Japan served with chili daikon radish, chives and citrus soy

 

Mackerel                                                                                                                                         $3.50

Served with pickled red onion, grated ginger, chives and marinated white seaweed

 

Sweet Shrimp                                                                                                                          $4.75

Served with chives and garlic sautéed in butter


Seared Ika                                                                                                                                $4.50

Seared squid served over sea urchin with house soy

 

Kani                                                                                                                                             $4.95

King Crab served with butter lemon

 

 

CLASSIC MAKI

 

California

$6

Tuna & Avocado

$9

Big Eye Tuna

$7

Yellow Tail & Scallion

$7

Fatty Tuna & Scallion

M.P.

Spicy Tuna

$8

Shrimp Tempura

$6

Spicy Salmon

$7

Philadelphia

$8

Soft-shell Crab

$10

Fresh Water Eel

$8

Crunch Salmon

$8

Spicy Octopus

$8

Calamari Tempura

$6

Spicy Blue Crab

$8

Spicy Crunch Roll

$9

Salmon Skin Maki

$6

Spicy Scallop

$8

Choice of Vegetable Maki  $4.5

(Cucumber, avocado, shitake mushroom, oshinko or kampyo)

 

 

 

 

SPECIALTY MAKI

 

 

 

White Dragon                                                                                                                             $13

Super white tuna over shrimp tempura

 

Black Dragon                                                                                                                               $14

Eel over spicy scallop and topped with black tobiko

 

Red Dragon                                                                                                                                   $15

Fresh tuna over soft-shell crab

 

Atlantic                                                                                                                                         $13

Spicy salmon over snow crab

 

Dragon                                                                                                                                           $13

Eel over shrimp tempura and topped with chili tobiko

 

Alaskan                                                                                                                                         $17

Spicy blue crab over king crab

 

Kamikaze                                                                                                                                      $15

Fresh tuna over spicy tuna

 

Octo                                                                                                                                                 $14

Spicy salmon over spicy octopus

 

Rainbow                                                                                                                                        $13

Assorted fish over California

 

Caterpillar                                                                                                                                   $14

Avocado over snow crab meat and shrimp tempura topped with black and red tobiko

 

Tataki Tuna                                                                                                                                $15

Seared spicy tuna over spicy tuna

 

Totoro Kani                                                                                                                                 $16

Spicy tuna over king crab meat

 

Smoky Bear                                                                                                                                  $13

Seared smoked salmon over shrimp tempura and cream cheese served with unagi sauce

 

California Sunset                                                                                                                      $14

Fresh salmon and salmon roe over snow crab meat served with sweet miso sauce

 

 

CHEF SOON’S SIGNATURE MAKI

 

 

 

Blu Coral Maki                                                                                                                            $16

Lightly battered spicy tuna and cream cheese with avocado, asparagus shrimp, wasabi tobiko and tempura cruncwrapped with mamenori, drizzled with creamy wasabi and unagi sauce

 

Salmon Obsession                                                                                                                     $17

Lightly battered spicy salmon and cream cheese with cucumber, avocado, crabmeat topped with fresh salmon and chili tobiko, drizzled with chili sauce

 

Ocean Drive                                                                                                                                 $18

Tuna, yellowtail, avocado, green bell peppers, cilantro and spicy masago mayo wrapped with mamenori, drizzled with chili oil and fresh lime juice

 

Millenium Maki                                                                                                                         $16

Shrimp tempura with cream cheese, cucumber, masago, avocado and spicy chili sauce rolled in crunch, drizzled with creamy wasabi and unagi sauce

 

Green Turtle                                                                                                                               $16

Fresh water eel, avocado and tempura crunch topped with shrimp and wasabi tobiko decorated with creamy wasabi and unagi sauce

 

Dragon Fest                                                                                                                                 $18

Whole jumbo soft-shell crab, scallion, cucumber, avocado and spicy mayo topped with fresh water eel and red tobiko, drizzled with chili oil and unagi sauce

 

Spicy Tataki                                                                                                                                $18

Whole jumbo soft-shell crab, scallion, cucumber, avocado and spicy mayo topped with seared spicy tuna and red tobiko, drizzled with chili oil and unagi sauce

 

Mackerel Madness                                                                                                                    $18

Half mackerel covered with marinated white seaweed, chopped cucumber and oba on top of chef’s specialty seasoned vinaigrette rice then splashed with special sweet sauce

 

Rainbow Dragon                                                                                                                        $17

Lightly battered spicy tuna, cream cheese, cucumber, avocado and crabmeat topped with assorted fish and citrus tobiko, drizzled with citrus mayo sauce

 

Golden Lobster                                                                                                                          $18

Eel over lobster tempura, avocado, cucumber and spicy mayo topped with citrus tobiko, drizzled with unagi sauce

 

Crunchy Melt                                                                                                                              $16

Melted mozzarella cheese over shrimp tempura, tempura crunch and cream cheese, drizzled with unagi sauce

 

Seven Bridges                                                                                                                             $17                                                                                                                           

Shrimp tempura topped with mixed scallop, crabmeat, shrimp and chili tobiko, drizzled with unagi sauce

 

Fire Ball                                                                                                                                        $18

Spicy tuna, cucumber, avocado and spicy masago mayo wrapped with thin slices of jalapeno and fluke, topped with tobiko and dried kiku flower, drizzled with wasabi mayo and chili sauce 

 

King Kong                                                                                                                                     $16

Deep fired roll with spicy tuna, snowcrab meat, shrimp tempura, cucumber and avocado, drizzled with spicy masago mayo and unagi sauce

 

Summer                                                                                                                                         $18

Mixed scallop, crabmeat, shrimp, cucumber and avocado wrapped with salmon and thin slices of lemon topped with pico de gallo and citrus vinaigrette

 

White Sox                                                                                                                                     $18

Seared super white tuna over spicy tuna and shrimp tempura topped with black tobiko, drizzled with citrus olive garlic sauce

 Fire Cracker

 Spicy tuna with cucumber and avocado, deep fried and topped off with spicy mayo and unagi sauce    $15

 

Tropical Island                                                               $18

Fresh tuna with mixture of scallop, crab meat, and shrimp, and mango wrapped with mamenori and topped off with a hint of citrus vinaigrette and drizzled with citrus mayo and chili sauce

 

Fiesta                                                                                                        $17

Seared spicy tuna topped off with mixture of pica de gallo and guacamole and drizzled with citrus, chili sauce and shredded potato chips                         

 

Dragon Breath                                                               $15

Mixture of bread crumbs, fresh garlic over shrimp tempura baked in the oven and topped off with spicy mayo, chili sauce and chili tobiko

 

 

SUSHI ENTRÉES

FROM SUSHI BAR

**Entrées served with miso soup and salad**

 

 

 

Assorted Sushi                                                                                                                           $24

Chef’s choice of 9 pieces of sushi

 

Assorted Sashimi                                                                       

Chef’s choice of assorted cuts of fresh fish

 

9 pieces…..$24

12 pieces…..$29

15 pieces…..$35

 

Sushi Combo                                                                                                                               $23

4 pcs Chef’s choice of nigiri sushi, shrimp tempura roll and spicy salmon roll

 

Chef’s Supreme                                                                                                                          $43

6 pcs Chef’s choice of nigiri sushi, 6 pcs of sashimi and caterpillar maki

 

Maki Mono “Rolled Sushi”                                                                                                    $20

California roll, spicy tuna roll and crunch salmon roll

 

Chirashi                                                                                                                                        $26

Assorted fresh cuts of fish over sushi rice and  served with Japanese picked veggie

 

Tekka-Don                                                                                                                                   $28

Fresh cuts of tuna over sushi rice served with Japanese pickled veggies

 

Una-Ju                                                                                                                                           $23

Sweet broiled fresh water eel over rice served with Japanese pickled veggie

 

LUNCH SPECIALS

AVAILABLE M-F 11AM-2:30PM

NOT AVAILABLE ON WEEKENDS AND HOLIDAYS

**Entrées served with miso soup and salad**

 

 

 

 

Sushi Combo                                                                                                                                $14

3 pieces Chef’s choiceof  nigiri, 3 pieces of California maki and 2 pieces of oven baked sake roulade

 

Sushi & Sashimi Combo                                                                                                          $14

5 pieces Chef’s choice of sashimi, 3 pieces Chef’s choice of  nigiri and 3 pieces of California maki

 

Sushi Lunch                                                                                                                                $14

5 pieces Chef’s choice of nigiri and any 1 choice of maki listed below

 

Maki Lunch                                                                                                                                  $14

Any choices of 3 makis listed below

 

California

Tuna & Avocado

Yellow Fin Tuna

Yellow Tail & Scallion

Shrimp Tempura

Spicy Tuna

Fresh Water Eel

Spicy Salmon

Salmon & Avocado

Spicy Crunch Salmon

Crunch Roll

Calamari Tempura

Philadelphia

Salmon Skin

Mini blu Coral 

Choice of Vegetable Maki

(Cucumber, avocado, shitake mushroom, oshinko or kampyo)