Restaurant Review of Riptide Sushi and Teppanyaki Restaurant
You know you’re in for a good time when dining at Riptide restaurant in Mission Viejo, California, when you look at the eatery’s full name: Riptide Rockin’ Sushi and Teppan Grills. As the name suggests, Riptide focuses on fresh sushi and Teppanyaki.
Riptide Sushi Rolls and Other Menu Items
The sushi at Riptide ranges from sashimi to hand rolls to specialty rolls. For the latter, try the Burrito Roll, which puts an interesting twist on a shrimp tempura roll by adding cilantro and a spicy sauce. The Emperor’s Roll is the sushi to order for a special occasion as it’s made with Alaskan King Crab, Beluga Black Caviar, and Sicilian white truffle oil among other high-end ingredients.
In addition to specialty rolls, Riptide has a section of the menu called Reef Shark Specials, which has delicious seafood appetizers like baked green mussels, spicy tuna tostada, albacore pizza, and crab stuffed mushrooms.
Under the Teppanyaki section of the menu, diners can choose seafood or chicken and steak options. Your meal is then prepared right in front of you as an expert chef puts on an entertaining show as he slices and dices your ingredients and cooks them up on the large griddle right at your table.
Riptide has a couple specials throughout the week. Every Thursday from 8 p.m. to 11 p.m. you can take advantage of all you can eat sushi. Happy Hour is Monday through Friday from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Riptide Rockin’ Sushi and Teppan Grills Location
Riptide is located at 27741 Crown Valley Pkwy Suite 325 in Mission Viejo, California. You can reach them at 949-282-0182.
Riptide Sushi and Teppanyaki Restaurant at the Great Wine Festival
Interested in sampling some of Riptide’s cuisine? Head to the Great Wine Festival on May 31 where Riptide is a participant and will be sharing some of its culinary delights alongside other Orange County restaurants and top California wineries plus a few breweries. The event is hosted by Celebrity Cruises and raises money for a local charity organization, the Legal Aid Society of Orange County. Tickets are $100 per person ($60 for Celebrity Cruises Captain’s Club Members). The Great Wine Festival will be held at the Orange County Great Park. To stay up to date on information for the event, follow the Great Wine Festival on Facebook and Twitter.