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emu02 Jan 12, 2007 09:19 PM

I'm looking for high quality sushi places with omakase under $75. I don't care about decor or service -- just excellent fish. Any suggestions?

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    Papaya RE: emu02 Jan 12, 2007 09:34 PM

    Ushiwaka Maru...had the $70 omakase again the other night and it was just the most creative and top notch I've had at that price.

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      dbird RE: emu02 Jan 13, 2007 03:13 AM

      You can easily do this as Yasuda, assuming you aren't drinking, or not drinking much. So why bother anywhere else?

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        djwackfriz RE: dbird Jan 13, 2007 01:38 PM

        Because "anywhere else" might be just as good or better! :)

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          dbird RE: djwackfriz Jan 13, 2007 10:42 PM

          Welcome your suggestions. I haven't had seen anything to improve upon at Yasuda. Well, maybe sake selection. But Sakagura is across the street.

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        foodiesusie RE: emu02 Apr 12, 2007 07:34 AM

        Inase has an awesome one for $50. Very traditional Japanese. Very high quality fish. I have had the freshest sushi in Asia and definitely know what good sushi is. The sushi chefs speak little English. Drink warm sake with it. They have some nice ones.

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          CDB RE: emu02 Apr 12, 2007 01:47 PM

          The best omakase bang for the buck, IMHO, is Shimizu (51st bet 8th and 9th)

          Its not fancy, but the fish there is great. Very fresh and a great variety.

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            roze RE: emu02 Apr 12, 2007 02:07 PM

            Go to Le Miu on avenue A. The chef's tasting menu is $50 and it is fresh, inventie and delicious!

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