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Best uni pasta in Tokyo?

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toktoktok Dec 4, 2013 10:49 PM

I know there are some previous posts on this topic but unfortunately the places listed are either closed/only offer uni pasta as part of a course dinner.

I was wondering if anyone could recommend somewhere which does a great uni pasta (quality of uni more important than the price!) and serves as part of an a la carte menu? I know L'Aterlier de Joel Robuchon in Roppongi Hills does one but does anyone have any other suggestions?

Thanks in advance

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    Ninisix RE: toktoktok Dec 5, 2013 12:36 AM

    Ristorante Honda at Aoyama, tomato base linguine
    Photo :
    http://tabelog.com/tokyo/A1306/A13060...
    Link :
    http://tabelog.com/tokyo/A1306/A13060...

    Or Ristorante Da Nino at Nogizaka, simple linguine, a touch of acidity, very good..
    Photo :
    http://tabelog.com/tokyo/A1307/A13070...
    Link
    http://tabelog.com/tokyo/A1306/A13060...

    Both are very small portion, 90gr max ! The price 'a la carte' depends of the day market price, usually between 4600 to 5500.-yens. Reservation in advance is necessary, specify your demand of 'uni pasta' !

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      toktoktok RE: Ninisix Dec 5, 2013 01:27 PM

      Hi Ninisix - thanks a lot for you recommendation but I was wondering if you know of any places where it can be ordered simply as an a la carte option rather than places which appear to only serve course meals - that way it would maybe be possible to get a bigger portion!

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        Ninisix RE: toktoktok Dec 5, 2013 03:51 PM

        These prices are for 'a la carte'. I loove sushi, so for me, the uni needs to be of same grade, good, high quality, creamy, sweet.. If you're interested to try one of these restaurant, you'd better include such dish in a menu at lunch, it will be around 7-8000yens.

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          Ninisix RE: Ninisix Dec 8, 2013 04:15 PM

          As a complement to my last post, I have had confirmation that Ristorante Da Nino serves 'uni linguine' at around 3500yens, the portion will be very different than the menu, more copious. If you go, please come up with a review.

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