Fontana Sushi

534 E. Alameda Ave.
Denver, CO 80209
303-778-8818
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  • Monday through Thursday 11 a.m. to 10 p.m.; Friday 11 a.m. to 11 p.m.; Saturday noon to 11 p.m.; Sunday 4 p.m. to 10 p.m.
  • $, $$
  • Wheelchair accessible, Catering, Delivery, Order Online, Prix Fixe, Takeout
  • Lunch, Dinner
  • Full bar
  • Street Parking
  • Reservations Accepted, Online Reservations Available
The original Fontana Sushi is all about quiet pleasures. The menu offers tempura and gyoza, donburi plates and soba noodles in a subtle, restrained setting that evokes the peace and calm of a Japanese garden. The sushi cooks work flavors with classical appeal, too: For the green roll, each piece of avocado is shaved with robotic precision, and the spicy tuna inside is more nuanced and flavorful than most sushi joints around.

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