Enter Sushi Neko in Oklahoma City, and you might hear a robust "Irasshai!" That's just the sushi master welcoming you in. Located along Western Avenue, this family-friendly restaurant serves Japanese cuisine, sashimi, a vast variety of sushi and much more.
While perusing Sushi Neko's extensive menu, start with appetizers like tempura shrimp, lobster coquettes or fried Szechwan calamari. Sushi Neko also offers light soups and salads like miso soup, seared tuna salad or a grilled chicken salad with fingerling potatoes.
Sushi Neko's entrees feature a hearty sampling of Japanese cuisine. For lunch, try the udon rice noodles, with chicken, spinach, shiitake mushrooms and crab meat in Japanese broth and served with two tempura shrimp. Order the crispy chicken breast with edamame, carmelized carrots and teriyaki, or salmon with baby bok choy, honey soy and spicy miso glaze.
Dinner entrees at Sushi Neko continue to ramp up the flavor. Sink your teeth into an assortment of fresh seafood like the sauteed jumbo shrimp with summer vegetables or a seared tuna steak with warm pickled vegetables, red wine reduction and plum wine gelee. Neko-style pommes frites and cabernet sauce are scrumptious additions to any main course.
A dining experience at Sushi Neko would be incomplete without sampling the creative and colorful sushi. From simple rolls like the Philadelphia Roll with avocado and salmon to specialty rolls like the Red Canyon Roll, there's something for everyone. Order several different rolls to get a taste of all the flavor combinations. Enjoy fresh sashimi choices including crab sticks, fatty tuna, halibut, mackerel, sea urchin, squid and yellowtail tuna.