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

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adorno Feb 26, 2009 01:44 PM

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

Thanks!

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    silencespeak RE: adorno Feb 26, 2009 02:49 PM

    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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      foodwhisperer RE: silencespeak Feb 26, 2009 04:49 PM

      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.

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      small h RE: adorno Feb 26, 2009 06:55 PM

      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.

      http://www.menchankotei.com/

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        cimui RE: adorno Feb 26, 2009 08:50 PM

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

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