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Himawari Zushi Shintoshin

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1-15-3 Nishishinjuku, Shinjuku 160-0023, Tokyo Prefecture
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+81 3-3344-3576
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Very friendly, warm, and welcoming. We don't speak japanese, but they were helpful, accommodating and anticipated what we might want or not want (ie they asked if my girlfriend would wasabi. I would think that would be a default ingredient, so it was very nice of them to check and make sure. Sure enough, my girlfriend doesn't like wasabi). I... More 

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1 Thank Edward W
Melbourne, Australia
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18 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We came to this restaurant because of reviews and were very disappointed. Clearly these reviewers have never eaten half decent sushi. Very average. Enough said ...

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Melbourne, Australia
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9 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Friendly service (host spoken english), good quality food for a hood price. It is a Sushi Train restaurant so its quick and easy.

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Utrecht
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016

We went twice and had the menu of ¥ 900 and concluded that this is a very good price for a plate of 12 very fresh and tasty sushi. Service is very friendly and you get thea and a delicious fishsoup to it for this price. I tasted the three kinds of cold sake for ¥ 680 and was not... More 

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1 Thank Ad W
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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12 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2016 via mobile

After reading all the stellar reviews concerning the quality of their food and their warm service, I can't help but feel somewhat shortchanged with my outing there. Sushi was quite average though I suppose decent value for the YEN900 set which I ordered. Also, felt that the service was somewhat cold after the staff found out that I don't speak... More 

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Thank Jason L
Aveiro, Portugal
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2016 via mobile

Average sushi. We had a nice time. The rice was a bit blend and a lot of fish had already sold out at 8pm, so there wasn't a lot of variety. Nevertheless I had shotoro and Otoro and they didn't taste as good as on other places. Overall I don't think this place is amongst the best in shinjuku. But... More 

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Geneva, Switzerland
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101 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2016 via mobile

Sushi trains is already a sign of average but by tasting you'll find this even worse although we directly ordered to the chefs. I have never tried such below average sushis in my 10 times travel to Japan... To avoid. For instance the rice was not at the right temperature (still too warm) and didn't feel the little taste of... More 

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2 Thank M D
Gaithersburg, Maryland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2016

We enjoyed our visit to Himawari Zushi so much we went back for a second night. Along with the great selection on the conveyor belt, an English menu is available. If you are nervous about how to politely call your order to the chefs, one of the servers will do it for you. This restaurant had the best service in... More 

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Mentakab, Pahang, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2016 via mobile

When we walk in to the restaurant, staff show us where to put our baby stroller, I feel very helpful, not much staff able to speak English but no worry English menu available, all the price is reasonable, you can tell the chef what kind of sushi you want don't be shy, 3 person we only spend less then 3000yens

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Rehovot, Israel
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2016 via mobile

We came on a weekday and had no reservation, they kindly found a place for us to seat. It's a squared bar where you have a sushi train and you can choose a plate and pay by it's color (ranged from 100 to 500 yen) or you can order sushi from one of the great waiters that are there all... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Dining on a budget
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1-15-3 Nishishinjuku, Shinjuku 160-0023, Tokyo Prefecture
  • Location: Asia  >  Japan  >  Kanto  >  Tokyo Prefecture  >  Tokyo  >  Shinjuku>  > Shinjuku
  • Neighborhood: Shinjuku
  • Phone Number: +81 3-3344-3576

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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Shinjuku is the commuting capital of Tokyo, and contains the busiest train station in the world. To the west, there's an office district with the Tokyo Metropolitan Government Office at its center. To the east, there’s a district with long-established department stores, cinemas and theaters. Shinjuku Gyoen is a park originally built as the garden for the Imperial Household. It is quite famous as a venue for cherry-blossom viewing in March and April. In Shinjuku, many restaurants operate all night, and districts such as Omoide Yokocho (Memory Lane) or Shinjuku Golden Machi have back streets filled with tiny restaurants and bars that reflect each owner’s unique taste and style.
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