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Red Tuna Sushi at Tacoma Mall closes, but the restaurant says it plans to reopen

It’s unusual for a 200-seat restaurant to open, then close three months later. So what gives with Tacoma Mall’s Red Tuna Sushi locking its doors? I’m still trying to figure that out, but as of yesterday, the back door at the Tacoma Mall restaurant was padlocked and there was no activity inside. Diners have reported that the restaurant has appeared closed since Friday. Read more »


First bite: Red Tuna Sushi is open at Tacoma Mall

Red Tuna, Tacoma's newest conveyor belt sushi restaurant, opened Saturday.

Red Tuna, Tacoma’s newest conveyor belt sushi restaurant, opened Saturday at Tacoma Mall. Red Tuna will be a combination sushi-on-a-belt restaurant and a restaurant serving robatayaki, a rustic style of Japanese grilling. While sushi was circulating the belt this weekend,  Red Tuna has not yet started its robatayaki menu. Watch for that in another week or so. Read more »


Update: Tacoma’s Red Tuna opening delayed

I’ve had a few calls and emails asking about Red Tuna, the combination kaiten sushi and robatayaki restaurant that had expected to open at the Tacoma Mall in January. I spoke with owner James Kwak briefly yesterday and he didn’t have much more to report other than to say that construction delays were slowing the opening. Read more »