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dkp8181 Sep 29, 2008 10:03 AM

Hello! I will be visiting Tokyo alone for a week in mid-November. It will be my first trip to Japan. This board has been very helpful for getting restaurant recommendations and information. Since I do not read and speak Japanese, I really appreciated the discussion threads that addressed my concerns about ordering in a restaurant or finding one. Yet, I am still concerned about making reservations over the phone. Would I find it difficult to make a reservation in English?

Unfortunately, I do not have any contacts in Japan or friends who speak Japanese well. Also, my hotel does not offer any concierge services. So I will have to make the calls on my own.

I am especially interested in making reservations for Sushi Kanesaka, Sushi Saito, Sekihotei, and Mikawa.

I would appreciate any tips or advice. Thank you!

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    rft Oct 4, 2008 07:57 AM

    You might try some of these places http://www.englishok.jp/

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