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Japanese markets in East Bay?

unagisuki Sep 17, 2006 07:13 PM

I recently moved to Berkeley and am looking for a Japanese supermarket/food market in the East Bay -- preferably something akin to the Mitsuwa chain in Southern California and New Jersey. Any suggestions?

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    kc72 RE: unagisuki Sep 17, 2006 08:21 PM

    Tokyo Fish Market -- Berkeley -- San Pablo Ave. near Gilman

    Yaoya-San -- El Cerrito -- San Pablo Ave. and Moeser Lane

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      ML8000 RE: unagisuki Sep 17, 2006 08:28 PM


      Yaoya-san in El Cerrito : www.yaoyasan.com/

      There's Toyko Fish Market (on San Pablo, just north of Gilman).

      1. Robert Lauriston RE: unagisuki Sep 17, 2006 08:41 PM

        Tokyo Fish is great. They expanded a year or so back, much bigger space. Not supermarket-sized but a big selection.

        Berkeley Bowl's owned by a Japanese-American family and has a big Japanese section including probably the best Japanese produce in the area.

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