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May 9, 2008 05:40 PM

Urasawa - any bad experiences?

I've read and seen the amazing reviews... but, as I'm contemplating taking the leap and shelling out the cash (which is now $300/pp) for the BF's bday, I'm wondering what bad experiences people may have had at Urasawa....


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  1. Bad experiences? With Hiroyuki-san ??
    Shame on you, Oracle, for that wicked wicked thought!

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    1. re: RicRios

      I know, I know... I'm committing all sorts of 'hound blasphemy with this question...

    2. Q: I'm wondering what bad experiences people may have had at Urasawa

      A: Paying for it.

      I'm sure that's the end of the list.

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      1. re: ns1

        my friend who went recently said the only part he didn't enjoy is eating the top ramen he ate for a week or two after to compensate for the big bucks he shelled out.

      2. Never have I heard a discouraging word.

          1. Not a bad experience, but I definitely wasn't floored by it.

            Thought the whole meal was too long. Every single dish was well executed and generally very pleasing, but nothing that was completely unforgettable.

            Still, I have no regrets going. I think if you appreciate good food and a fine dining experience, you owe it to yourself to go at least once.

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            1. re: ipsedixit

              quick question. Will Urasawa account for allergies. I love sushi, but am allergic to shellfish. I don't want to lay out the bucks if they won't work around without grumbling...

              1. re: lawdog262

                just let them know about your allergies when you call for your reservation. They will absolutely work around them.