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Mar 1, 2009 07:12 PM

Sushi Yasuda - Going Alone?

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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  1. 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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    1. re: UES Mayor

      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. why would they frown upon it?

      go. enjoy.

      (this advice is not limited to sushi or yasuda)

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

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