Mio Sushi

September 24 2010, 10:00pm

Restaurant: Mio SushiLocation: 2735 N Killingsworth St, Portland, OR 97217Date: September 24th, 2010Ordered: Combination Rolls, Tamago, Philadelphia Rolls, and a couple other rolls. Cost: $36.65There aren't that many places in North Portland to get sushi, so Mio Sushi is a pleasant surprise inasmuch as it keeps the bar nice and high. Fresh-made sushi awaits those who order there, and it's delicious. The restaurant is small but not cramped, it's clean, and well-kept. On being seated, we were handed a menu and proceeded to order almost everything that sounded good.In the end, we ended up with food for four. It was all delicious, but the danger in ordering sushi is everything is bite-sized and there's no real concept of how much food you're getting when you order four or five items. The only problem I have is with the menu. It's not intuitive when it comes to order and getting an idea of what the food is going to be; a few brief words, if you get even that, doesn't really cover it. Furthermore, there's the menu with the food and there's the menu where you mark down what you want to order; the two don't line up at all. It's frustrating. Does the menu really prevent me from enjoying Mio Sushi? Of course not. The food is great, the service is friendly, and the atmosphere is pleasant without being stuffy. So what's the verdict on Mio Sushi? Definitely worth checking out, and a great restaurant to have in North Portland.

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