Tex Wasabi’s Reopens in Santa Rosa

Guy Fieri's Sonoma County rock and roll sushi joint has reopened after a "plumbing issue" closed it for nearly a month -- for the second time.

Tex Wasabi’s in 2011.

Guy Fieri’s downtown Santa Rosa restaurant, Tex Wasabi’s (515 4th St  Santa Rosa, 707-544-8399) has reopened after a brief closure.

The celebrity chef’s “rock-n-roll sushi barbecue” joint closed unexpectedly in mid-November citing plumbing issues. Pamela Spiegel, a representative for the restaurant confirmed that “after a brief closing for repairs, the restaurant has reopened.” No further details were given.

The closure was the second since its opening in 1999. Housed in a historic block of in downtown Santa Rosa, the restaurant closed for 19 months after a ruptured sewer pipe resulted in severe water damage to the restaurant in 2009. Tex Wasabi’s reopened in 2011 with significant interior upgrades.

A second Sacramento-based Tex Wasabi’s restaurant closed in 2013. Guy Fieri operates two Johnny Garlic’s restaurants in Sonoma County, as well as restaurants in New York City, Baltimore, Atlantic City and Las Vegas.