2012

Mitsunobu Restaurant Review, Menlo Park

Posted by Foodnut.com

Reviewer: Foodnut.com

Mitsunobu

325 Sharon Park Dr. #2A

Menlo Park, CA 94025

650-234-1084

Mitsunobu Website

Book Reservation

Why did we dine here? – Restaurant Mitsunobu is a new restaurant from Owner Chef Mitsunobu and Executive Chef Aoki. They serve “traditional Japanese cuisine inspired by California.” Kaygetsu was located here previously. This restaurant focuses on local and seasonal ingredients.

Insider Tip – Lunch is cheaper.

Cuisine – Japanese
Location – Menlo Park
Opened – 2011

Service – Mitsunobu had reasonable service at lunch time.
Verdict – Mitsunobu serves up much more accessible, and high quality Japanese cuisine in this storied location. Prices are expensive, but at least the quality is there.

Signature Dishes – Sushi and Sashimi

Mitsunobu’s Menu Consists of a prix-fixe meal and a variety of a la carte items.

Website Mitsunobu Menu

Picks:

Mitsunobu Menlo Park Sushi Tuna Roll

Sushi 8pcs & Tuna Roll ($33) was an excellent lunch, albeit an expensive one. Very fresh fish and delicate preparation.

Mitsunobu Menlo Park Luncheon Taste of Mitsunobu Tempura

Luncheon Taste of Mitsunobu ($30) Shrimp Tempura, Fish Tempura, wrapped with Seaweed, Grilled Yu-An and Glazed Salmon, Muscovy Duck Breast, BBQ Unagi was also expensive but filled with a wide variety of items. Highly recommended.

Mitsunobu Menlo Park Sashimi

Luncheon Taste of Mitsunobu ($32) Sashimi, Shrimp Tempura, Fish Tempura wrapped with Seaweed, Grilled Yu-An Glazed Salmon was also a great lunch for those that do not like duck.

Mitsunobu Menlo Park Ice Cream Sampler

Ice Cream Sampler ($8) was not exactly very Japanese, but still hit the spot.

OK: (Order if you like this dish)
None

Pans: (We would not reorder these dishes)
None

Mitsunobu on Urbanspoon

Mitsunobu Overall Rating: (Very Good 2.5)

Come Back?

Food Rating: (Very Good)
Service Rating: (Good)
Atmosphere Rating: (Good)
Value Rating: (Good)

Guide: 0 = poor, 1 = Below/Average, 2 = Good, 2.5 = Very Good, 3 = Excellent , 4 = Extraordinary

Alcohol:Beer, Wine
Attire:Casual
Parking:Street
Reservations:Yes
Posted on April 11th, 2012
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