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Sushi Yasuda - Going Alone?

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JAL777 Mar 1, 2009 07:12 PM

Has anyone been to Sushi Yasuda by themselves? I'd like to go but my friends are all cheapsaktes. I'd like to make a reservation for 1 at the bar... will they frown upon such a thing?

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    UES Mayor Mar 2, 2009 02:46 AM

    Absolutely they will NOT frown upon you. In fact Yasuda is the perfect place for dining alone on the sushi bar. The very zen like atmosphere and quietness will be perfect for your sushi bar enjoyment. I would never feel uncomfortable dining anywhere alone-ever!

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      david sprague Mar 2, 2009 03:41 AM

      i'm often uncomfortable eating alone at a "high-end" place, but not at yasuda. the sushi bar is conducive to that in the first place, but Yasuda-san in partidular engages customers so well it's a pleasure.

    2. thew Mar 2, 2009 04:23 AM

      why would they frown upon it?

      go. enjoy.

      (this advice is not limited to sushi or yasuda)

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        silencespeak Mar 2, 2009 05:55 AM

        has not been a problem for me in the past. plenty of people go solo there.

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          bearmi Mar 2, 2009 07:05 AM

          I agree with the others. You can certainly go by yourself. I was there a few months ago with friends and noticed quite a lot of people sitting at the bar by themselves. Just remember to show up on time because I think they are booked all the time.

          1. PegS Mar 2, 2009 07:20 AM

            Yep, last time I was there I saw a few single diners at the bar, including one who was obviously a regular solo diner.

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              foodwhisperer Mar 2, 2009 04:33 PM

              You can go to Yasuda or any other sushi place solo. I actually find it best to go alone as you can relate and converse with the sushi chef with no distraction. Sushi is the best food to dine alone with. As a matter of fact, i'm going to go to Bouley Upstairs now for sushi and kaiseki style food all by my lonesome.

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