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Looking for a Wonderful Japanese Restaurant in the West or East Village

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haraliyaviner Jan 26, 2014 04:38 AM

A friend of mine - who is an artist from Germany - is visiting me this week. She is very creative and loves great food. Looking for suggestions for a wonderful Japanese restaurant for this afternoon in the Village. Yakitori, Sushi, or any other form of Japanese Cuisine would be fine. A lovely atmosphere would be nice - but is not required. Price does not matter.
Thank you for helping us with Japanese foods!

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    kathryn Jan 26, 2014 05:30 AM

    Afternoon? What time?

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      haraliyaviner Jan 26, 2014 07:18 AM

      3:00 - 4:30 pm Today [Sunday Afternoon]

      We also would be free to go for a Japanese Dinner tomorrow evening @ 6:30 pm [Monday]

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        kathryn Jan 26, 2014 07:37 AM

        If it has to be today (Sunday afternoon), try Cha-An in the East Village. It's a Japanese tea house.

        If price doesn't matter and you want a lovely atmosphere, give Kyo Ya a call as soon as you can and see if they can squeeze you in at 6:30pm Monday (tomorrow).

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          haraliyaviner Jan 31, 2014 01:58 AM

          Thank you, Kathryn, for your awesome recommendations!
          I'm booking a reservation for Kyo Ya.

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            Pookipichu Jan 31, 2014 10:15 AM

            Cha-An mochi! nom nom nom

        2. DarthEater Jan 26, 2014 07:49 AM

          Blue Ribbon Sushi Izakaya is available today at 3-4:30.

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            foodwhisperer Jan 26, 2014 07:31 PM

            I'll second Blure Ribbon Izakaya, second Kyo Ya ( try walk-on and sit at the bar)
            Robataya
            Yokocho
            Soba koh
            Kanoyama
            Bugs
            Kura

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              haraliyaviner Jan 31, 2014 01:59 AM

              Thank you!!!

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              Simon Jan 26, 2014 08:29 AM

              for the Monday dinner, consider Sobakoh in the East Village on 5th St

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                haraliyaviner Jan 31, 2014 02:00 AM

                Thank you Simon! I will definitely go to Sobakoh in the
                East Village.

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                nomadmanhattan Jan 26, 2014 05:37 PM

                Soto or Neta in W.V. Just go with the omakase.

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                  sockster Jan 30, 2014 05:23 PM

                  Sushi Dojo! Amazing!!

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                    haraliyaviner Jan 31, 2014 02:01 AM

                    Thank you! I'm excited to go to Sushi Dojo as you
                    suggested.

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                      sam1 Jan 31, 2014 09:49 AM

                      just wanted to give my 2 cents on sushi dojo...not a fan.

                      the rice isn't constructed well, the quality of fish wasn't as good as it should be given the accolades it receives and i just dont think id return.

                      im sticking with ushiwakamaru.

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