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Sushi in Nassau

  • g
  • Governor Mar 7, 1999 10:08 AM
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Been meaning to give this place a plug. After
lamenting on the outer boroughs board about the dearth
of good sushi in Queens, I have to praise a place on
Main Street in Port Washington called Yamaguchi's.

Caveats: Normally one of my favorite appetizers is
shu mai, avoid it here: tough and rough. An
appetizer of sea bass in a light, tangy glaze was
however, perfection.

Still, you're going here for the sushi. Fresh,
expertly cut, generously portioned pieces. A
surprising charmer is called Shrimp Sandwiches, which
by all rights should be awful, WASP sushi. Lightly
steamed, butterflied sweet shrimp sandwiched around
crabmeat with a sprinkling of herring roe, bound with
(of all things) mayo. Again, should be awful, but I'm
going to end up ordering rounds for the table on my
next visit.

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  1. My favorite Japanese restaurant on LI is Nagashima in Jericho. The sushi is wonderful and so are the items on the rest of the menu.

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    1. re: Amy D

      Nagahama in Long Beach run by Chef -Owner Hide who has about 16 years experience in the states plus several years in Hawaii.The freshest most beautifully prepared sushi .Warning: Long waits on weekends