After a handful of delays spanning several months, the Parkland location of Trapper’s Sushi will open May 3.
The sushi restaurant is the ninth for the South Sound-based sushi emporium that opened its first location in Bonney Lake in 2004. It also operates a sushi burrito and poke bowl restaurant called Trapurito’s in Bonney Lake.
The restaurant will have around 100 seats and will be inside Garfield Station, the retail-residential-academic complex near Pacific Lutheran University.
It will have a menu similar to the other Trapper’s locations, with a full cocktail menu in addition to beer and wine. The menu’s mostly sushi with a handful of other Japanese favorites, such as tempura, teriyaki and tonkatsu.
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The sushi restaurant is known for its accessible sushi rolls featuring myriad ingredients and toppings stacked high. It’s an Americanized style of sushi with flavorful sauces and colorful presentations, a contrast from the more simple Japanese aesthetic found at Tacoma’s Fujiya or Sushi Tama.
The restaurant is also known for its focus on kid-friendly sushi with fully cooked ingredients. The children’s menu features four kinds of cooked sushi rolls, plus teriyaki and a few other entrees.
Parkland location: 323 Garfield St. S., Tacoma.