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Feb 26, 2009 01:44 PM

which of the Japanese on 55th btween 5/6 ave is best?

I know there's a row of Japanese restaurants between 5th and 6th on 55, Which do you recommend?


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  1. Go to Sushi Den down the block on 49th btw 5th and 6th. It's a good sign a sushi place is authentic when 70%+ of their clientele are Japanese businessmen. I recommend it, more "New School" sushi leaning than "Old school."

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    1. re: silencespeak

      the first sushi place i went to was somewhere near there i think on 50th or 55th , Nada sushi,, they had all japanese clientele and very good sushi.

    2. I am very fond of the ramen at Menchanko Tei, where I go for lunch a few times a month. Sometimes the shrimp is a little squishy, but other than that I have nothing but good things to say about it.

      1. Go just slightly west (2 blocks) to Yakitori Toto, which is better than any of the places between 5th and 6th.