Mediocre sushi at value-meal prices..
As someone mentioned in a review I read earlier, it's best to think of Sushi Express as fast-food sushi.
Similar to a fast food joint, Sushi Express is quick, easy and cheap. The taste is acceptable, but not anything to write home about. The sushi, although made-to-order before my eyes, did not taste fresh to me. A little rubbery, a little stale, a little off. I attribute this to ingredients that are not fresh.
When the price-value equation comes into play, this restaurant is an acceptable substitution to fast food... somewhere I'd visit alone or with old friends, not a place I would want to bring a date or my parents to.
Good sushi for the convenience and price.
Good sushi for the convenient location and the reasonable price. They usually have some pre-made sushi in coolers, but will make whatever you want fresh.
I highly recommend the the spicy tuna roll (which is probably only spicy to the Minnesota palate) and the Dynamite Roll (which to me is slightly spicy). I also like their cold octopus or squid "salads".
It's not a Saji Ya, but for the convenience and price, when you're in the Stadium Village area, it's a good option.
Sadly, since they share a parking lot with the Burger King and other stores in that area, the parking absolutely sucks.
Get your sushi on the run and on a budget.. In Short Offering fast food for sushi lovers, Sushi Express doesn't waste time with decorating details. However, the standing bar at the window overlooking Dinkytown offers great people-watching. Striving to make sushi economical and convenient, it offers miso soup for a few bucks, an 11-piece Tokyo combo for less than $10 and the popular California roll (nine or 12 pieces) for about $5--all in just minutes.
Worst Sushi in Minnesota Award!.
Dry, Rubbery, chewy, just plain bad is how I would describe this Fast Food Sushi attempt. It is recommended to AVOID this shop, buying Sushi of the cooler at Rainbow actually tastes much better!