suggestions for jack-of-all-trades Japanese
Looking for a good Japanese place that will serve a variety of dishes both seafood and non-seafood, and even a bit of sashimi. I have a group of people where some people won't touch any fish, and some people who are pescatarians so I need to accommodate everyone. An Izakaya would fit the bill nicely, as they generally have a grilled fish collar and some sashmi, but doesn't have to be a drinking establishment.
I've been to a few Japanese generalist restaurants that serve everything, sushi, teriyaki, rice dishes and noodles, but I've noticed that they are usually owned and run by non-Japanese, and the quality of the food is not very high. I'd like to avoid those types of places.
You might take a look at Zama. They have a small entree section in addition to the standard sushi, sashimi and maki. The entree section includes a pork chop, chicken breast and a steak.
Morimoto would also fit the bill but at a much higher price point.
In Chestnut Hill, Osaka has the hibachi tables in addition to sushi.