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About KUU Restaurant
Former Nobu London Chef Adison Lee brings his imagination to life with his restaurant KUU in Houston. Chef Adison Lee uses unique flavor combinations to take you on a journey of culinary excellence. Features a seasonal menu and responsibly fished seafood from local fishermen and the world famous Tsukiji Fish Market in Japan. KUU is committed to serving small, sharable plates with stimulating flavors and plating. Our devotion to responsibly sourcing our products shows through the ever evolving seasonal menu. KUU will be offering an extensive list of imported sakes and wines along with our hand crafted cocktail menu by our mixologist.
Houston, TX 77024
Hours of Operation:
Lunch: Monday - Friday: 11:00am - 2:00pm
Dinner: Monday - Thursday: 4:30pm - 10:00pm, Friday - Saturday: 4:30pm - 11:00pm, Sunday: 12:00pm- 9:00 pm
$31 to $50
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
We have both valet and an attached garage
Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Wine
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KUU Restaurant Ratings and Reviews
I went here last night for date night and we sat outside. They have a great patio. It was decorated nice and very romantic. The food was so delicious. We tried the garlic edamame and three different rolls. Good wine and mixed drinks too! Our waiter was very attentive and overall the experience was great. We will come back to Kuu for sure.
The food was good , the service was really bad. The waiter we had was not trained and could have cared less, it was a special event , and I let them know when I made the reservation nothing was done to make it special. The food was pushed out so fast that at one time we had 3 different dishes on the table and they were trying to bring another and this was after we ask them to slow it down and let us dine. The portions were for 2 people instead of 4, one dish that was served was scolops and sautéed mushrooms , it came with one scolp for 4 people and then the alcohol pairings really bad, the waiter could not tell us about the different wines and soky , and where some of the fish and dishes originated because he did not know; at one point he said I just bring what the chef makes. This was their food and alcohol pairings at 180 a person was not cheap and I expected more. I was embarrassed in front of the guest I took there because I had bragged to them about this place . I will not recommend this place again and probably want be back. I tried contacting the restaurant before I wrote this review , but never got a response, so l guess they don't care.
I've been wanting to try this place and I'm so glad I finally had a chance to. It was amazing, everything was fresh and delicious and our waitress was very knowledgeable and helpful. And if you get nothing else get the bacon wrapped scallops... my God. 10 of 10
This was our first experience with KUU, but will not be our last! We try to find new and exciting dining opportunities in west Houston that take a reservation, have easy parking and outside seating. KUU met the criteria. Warm and friendly greeting, modern decor, prompt service, knowledgeable staff, extensive and interesting menu. Our server, Joel, did an excellent job of describing and taking us through the menu since it was our first visit. The tapas style menu (I don't know the Japanese word for tapas) gave us an opportunity to try many different items (raw, cold, hot, tempura - all were delicious). The mouth watering aromas and presentation prompted us to order more dishes than our initial order.
Kuu has been one of our favorites since it opened. We ate here at least once a week. The past few times we have been here we have noticed that the management has changed which has caused service to go down. We always sit at the sushi bar and love all the chefs. They always take such good care of us. The waitstaff however needs work. There are a couple of waiters who are very good but the rest just aren't attentive enough. The last time we we were there they had two new young managers. We sat at the sushi bar and proceeded to wait for a waiter. The sushi chef had to get the manager to come over. The manager got us a waitress but never came back to check on us. The sushi quality also is not what it used to be. They used to change up the menu but lately it has remained the same. I think they have given up quality for making sure the tables are filled. I should have known when they introduced a frequent diner club that things were going downhill. We are very saddened as this was our favorite sushi restaurants but after our last experience we will not be back.
The food was incredible. Fresh and delicious! It was art on each plate. The portions are tiny so you are ordering 3-4 bites per plate so it is quite pricey. Our server was extremely knowledgeable about each item and was very attentive. We stayed for 3 hours, had 4 people in our party, and our tab was $460 plus tip. If you have a special occasion, this is definitely some of the best sushi in Houston!
Food was super expensive. Almost all their dishes where over sauced, and rolls were mushy. For $10 a piece for o-toro, we expected buttery, melt-in-your mouth tuna. Instead we got chewy pieces. Can't even come close to Uchi and MF Sushi and yet we paid over $200 for 2 people. Not worth it!
After listening to the waiter's description of the evening's Tsukiji selection, I ordered a selection for myself - nigiri - and it cam out doubled sashimi style. Annoying and expensive but also a few pieces of the fish were much too cold - bordering on frozen. Rather unimpressive.
Kuu is our go to sushi spot on the west side. Don't waste your time/money with other sushi spots, Kuu is the place. Always fresh, always consistently good. Service is outstanding. Tip: try the lunch menu for a taste of their much pricier dinner menu - you can spend $15 pp for lunch. At dinner, expect to spend $100 for 2 before drinks/tip to do it right.
This the best place I've found in Houston for high end and creative Japanese dining. Although not for the faint of wallet, the food is delicious, the presentation elegant, and the service attentive. KUU is sushi at a higher level as well as a number of hot plates served tapas style.
My wife & I found this accidentally when we wanted sushi for lunch. We enjoyed it enough to go back for dinner, and were just as impressed. Personal tip - order the crispy duck.
Kuu is always satisfying. Very busy evening, and the staff did their best. No complaints there. The food was not up to par. The sushi not the expected excellent quality, and not really sure why. It was great, just a notch below what we are used to. Still - great food, and great place.
Found this restaurant on OpenTable and tried it on my girlfriend's birthday. Our server was very attentive and professional. Although some dishes were not available due to lack of ingredient (President's day), server informed us ahead and gave us a plentiful time to consider before ordering the food. Not to mention, every food was on point. They are delicious, could be pricey, but my money was not wasted. I would definitely come back and also liked to recommend this restaurant to my friends.
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