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Ultra Posh Matsuhisa Cherry Creek Rocks at a Hefty Price

See what the online community is saying about Cherry Creek's newest Japanese hotspot

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Matsuhisa Denver
Matsuhisa Denver
Adam Larkey

The Creativity News: Online reviewers seem receptive to Chef Nobu's innovative dishes and signature style. As one Yelp reviewer aptly phrased it," [o]pen your mind and try the the fusion dishes. Never tried a dish I did not like." [Yelp]

The Ambiance News: Reviewers across Denver are impressed with the high-end decor of the Nobu's third Colorado venture. Lori Midson at Zagat praised the restaurant's sleek and modern aesthetic: "[t]he sophisticated decor makes an impact with reclaimed teak, earth-toned tile, locally sourced stone accents and ornate Japanese cut-out screens." [Zagat]

The Impressive News: Matsuhisa wows critics from Westword with its attention to detail throughout the restaurant. In a nearly 30 item slideshow, Westword highlights the small, thoughtful aspects of the restaurant. One photo focuses on the house chopsticks, noting "[e]ven the chopsticks have been specially designed for the restaurant" while a simple shot of a plate setting raves "[e]very detail is perfect." [Westword]

The Denver Food Scene News: The Denver Post celebrates the arrival of the long-awaited Cherry Creek location. Citing Denver's fast-rising food scene, the owners put "considerable thought into Denver's character" while building the restaurant. Tailoring to Denver and Cherry Creek's unique scene, co-owner Michael Goldberg explains that Matsushisa aims "to create an experience that starts from the time you get out of the car." [The Denver Post]

The Pricey Quality News: Cherry Creek restaurant goers celebrate the quality of both the ingredients and combination of flavors at Matsushisa. According to one reviewer, the price tag can break the penny-pincher soul "For the price tag, I expected the plates to be a lot bigger than what they were." But those seeking a blowout top notch experience will likely be pleased: "Matsuhisa Cherry Creek is the crème de la crème. You like top-notch Japanese food? Sushi? This is your place." [Yelp]

Matsuhisa Denver

3222 E 1st Ave, Denver, CO 80206, USA

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