4

In Like Fin: Affordable Fish and Fine People-Watching

^
Keep Dallas Observer Free
I Support
  • Local
  • Community
  • Journalism
  • logo

Support the independent voice of Dallas and help keep the future of Dallas Observer free.

Happy Eating highlights restaurant happy hour food menus, keeping you informed of what deals there are out there. This week, we're in the gayborhood checking out Fin Sushi Lounge's impressive happy hour menu.

Where: Fin Sushi Lounge, 4123 Cedar Springs Road, No. 102 When: 4:30-7 p.m. Monday-Friday, 3-6 p.m. Saturday and all evening on Sunday The Scene: Our main beef with Fin is how dark and "clubby" it gets at night, but when it's still daylight out, happy hour in the bar and patio isn't so bad. It gets filled up, and it's a lively crowd of boisterous drinkers and serious happy hour eaters. The Deal: A two-page menu of sushi and appetizer options all for $6 or less. Outside of Kona Grill, we've never seen so many diners taking advantage of a happy hour menu. Items include rolls like spicy salmon and hamachi and hot items such as tempura shrimp and fried tofu. The Con: The parking garage gate at the Ilume building isn't always cooperative, which can be a nuisance. There is complimentary valet, however. Eat: The Vietnamese spring rolls. Fresh greens, sweet shrimp, sticky rice paper, and a crispy fried egg roll skin make this one of the better spring rolls found at a "fusion" spot. Skip: The $4 California roll. I'm looking at you, lady sitting next to me. Lushworthy: $2 hot sake.

The bottom line: A cheap meal and entertaining people watching makes Fin Sushi a visit-worthy happy hour.

Follow City of Ate on Twitter: @cityofate.

Keep the Dallas Observer Free... Since we started the Dallas Observer, it has been defined as the free, independent voice of Dallas, and we would like to keep it that way. Offering our readers free access to incisive coverage of local news, food and culture. Producing stories on everything from political scandals to the hottest new bands, with gutsy reporting, stylish writing, and staffers who've won everything from the Society of Professional Journalists' Sigma Delta Chi feature-writing award to the Casey Medal for Meritorious Journalism. But with local journalism's existence under siege and advertising revenue setbacks having a larger impact, it is important now more than ever for us to rally support behind funding our local journalism. You can help by participating in our "I Support" membership program, allowing us to keep covering Dallas with no paywalls.

We use cookies to collect and analyze information on site performance and usage, and to enhance and customize content and advertisements. By clicking 'X' or continuing to use the site, you agree to allow cookies to be placed. To find out more, visit our cookies policy and our privacy policy.

 

Join the Observer community and help support independent local journalism in Dallas.

 

Join the Observer community and help support independent local journalism in Dallas.