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Dec 20, 2012 04:43 PM

Nishimura on Melrose --- Why hasn't anyone talked about this joint recently ?

Is it just that everywhere else that has opened in the early 2000s and on, has just blown it away ?

Has anyone visited recently ?

What are your thouights ?

I'm pretty sure, though correct me if I am absolutely wrong on this one, that no one has posted on this sushi bar for years.

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  1. Pricey, rude, outclassed by Mori and Shunji.

    No desire to return after a couple of visits over 5 years ago.

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    1. re: Porthos

      I ate there about a year ago. Yes, it was pricey, very pricey, but I did not encounter any rudeness, and the sushi was extremely fresh and absolutely delicious.

      1. re: whatsfordinner

        Lucky you. I had a couple of rude encounters with the hostess. JGold wrote about his "minimal courtesy" experience a few years ago.

    2. Nishimura is to sushi what Rolex watches are to people who don't really know what high-end timepieces actually are.

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      1. re: ipsedixit

        That's giving Nishimura a lot of credit.

        1. re: Porthos

          Not really.

          For anyone that understands and appreciates timepieces, Rolexes are not only severely overrated from a technical standpoint, but also grossly overpriced.

          I would say the same is true for Nishimura.