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  • Chinese (Traditional) first
  • English first
  • Japanese first
  • Spanish first
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English first
Toronto, Canada
Top Contributor
66 reviews 66 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

The lunch here will set you back $8 USD and even if that were not case it would be worth visiting. There are 4 types of sardines on offer, we sampled the pan and deep fried options. Both were incredible. Dishes are served with rice, miso soup, and various accoutrements. Everything was wonderful. Put the work in to find the... More 

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Warsaw, Poland
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

Nakajima is easy to find and is not - at the same time. It's located close to Shinjuku station, in a small side street, and it's in the basement. If you're new to Tokyo, use Google Maps to lead you there. I was there for lunch, around 13:00, and the place was packed, so a small queue formed outside, but... More 

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Antigua
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

Really great restaurant, Magical experience, wonderful hosts. very entertaining. Definatly worthy of a michelin star.

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Hong Kong, China
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32 reviews 32 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

There are 4 lunch sets. All are sardines. We have the hot plate set and sashimi set. We prefer the sashimi set because this is the first time we eat sardine in that way and it taste good. The set includes rice, pickle, miso soup. You can have a 2nd bowl of rice free of charge. If you need the... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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18 reviews 18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2014

It was our first time to try fresh sardines out of the tin. The lunch menu only have 4 options of sardines, sashimi, hot plate sardines, fried sardines and another type which i don't remember what is it as we were only given the menu in japanese. Luckily we did a few read from bloggers to recognize to order the... More 

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Austin, TX
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24 reviews 24 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
87 helpful votes 87 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2014

Encouraged by the prior reviews, we decided to stop in here for lunch (and it is NOT easy to find, so make sure you have directions). It looked like a decent place so we sat down and were handed a menu with four different set choices. The menu had no English, and we couldn't tell what the photos were showing.... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2014

one michelin star. get here early for lunch, lines get long after 12pm. we didn't speak any japanese but the hostess was pretty fluent and provided us with an english menu with pictures. for 800 yen (less than $10), we ordered the set lunch which comes with green tea, rice and miso soup. would definitely recommend this place for a... More 

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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2013 via mobile

This 1-star prised (MICHELIN) Japanese Restaurant is one of my favorite in Shinjuku. I wish you make reservation for this restaurant, and try one of course menus "KAISEKI". You may be deeply impressed by the harmony of seasonal tastes, originally arranged by chef. OPEN:11:30-14:00, 17:30-22:00, Mon-Sat ADD :新宿区新宿3-32-5, 日原ビルB1    Shinjuku-ku, Shinjuku 3-32-5, Nippara-Bldg. B1 TEL :03-3356-4534 http://www.shinjyuku-nakajima.com/eigyou.html#main

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Additional Information about Shinjukukappo Nakajima

Address: 3 32-5 Shinjuku, Shinjuku, Tokyo Prefecture 160-0022, Japan
Phone Number: +81 3-3356-4534
Location: Asia  >  Japan  >  Kanto  >  Tokyo Prefecture  >  Tokyo  >  Shinjuku
Average Prices: USD 7 - 9
Cuisine: Japanese

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