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theperfectcookie Apr 18, 2010 08:34 AM

Hi all, my tastebuds are dying for some good old fashioned japanese dining and fresh sashimi, and I really can't care to wait till I make a trip to Tokyo for some good japanese food.

Could anyone give some recommendations on Japanese restaurants in Shanghai they really liked? I heard Shintori is really popular, but I haven't ever been there. Is it any good?

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    EstherLin Apr 29, 2010 08:27 AM

    Shoka is overated.

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      sugarednspiced Feb 6, 2011 05:05 PM

      Shintori is good but not very authentic, it's more like fusion style Japanese food. Try their foie gras with turnip and the stone pot rice. Both fantastic. (http://www.sugarednspiced.com/shintori/

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      For fresh tuna, try Tenya. Reasonably priced and very good quality, straight from Japan.

      If you want a more intimate experience, try the 14-seat Sushi Oyama. Sit at the sushi bar and watch the chef prepare the food right in front of your eyes. (http://www.sugarednspiced.com/sushi-oyama/

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      For Japanese yoshoku (western style), definitely go to Dan Cafe. They serve the best Japanese comfort food and excellent coffee in a cozy little cafe. (http://www.sugarednspiced.com/cafe-dan/)

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        evechen Feb 6, 2011 10:07 PM

        I heard Oyama is really good - though I've never been there personally. I've only visited a handful of Continental restaurants in Shanghai.

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