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Nippon Tei

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14025 Manchester Rd, Ballwin, MO 63011-4513
Sun 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tue - Thu 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Tue - Fri 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Maplewood, Missouri
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had a carry out order, which was my 1st time here. I ordered the Pad Thai Chicken, which is delicious!! Was packaged nicely, with small containers of crushed red pepper, and another of chopped peanuts for my dish. Loaded with white chicken! It came with a small salad & cup of soup. The edamame was also very good! Wonderful... More 

Thank Linda S
St. Louis, MO
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258 reviews
172 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Quiet, clean, and delicious food. Sushi special is perfect. They have teriyaki chicken and salmon for those who aren't sushi fans. Have been coming here for years and have never been disappointed!

Thank Januarybride01
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20 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Good food and a nice quiet table makes for an excellent business lunch. My associate enjoyed the shrimp pad thai. I had the breaded pork cutlet. Sauces and salads and soups were all excellent.

Thank David M
St Louis
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109 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 10, 2016

Nippon Tei doesn't look like much from the outside, it is in a strip mall. Definitely go inside for really good sushi. We liked it better when they had the bar next door. That was our favorite place to eat, but the dining room works. Order the red dragon sushi. It is delicious.

Thank TravellerStLouis
Saint Louis, Missouri
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559 reviews
276 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 139 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 10, 2016 via mobile

We keep saying that we ought to go more. Service was great last night and the food is always fantastic. The Chirashi is WONDERFUL. Great sushi -- all great.

Thank Bobby44881
Clarksville, Tennessee
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23 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 7, 2016

My friends and I ordered 2 riceless rolls and 4 regular rolls. They were all amazing and huge! The service was good...it just took a little extra time to make those awesome sushi rolls. It was a little more pricey than we are accustomed to but it was worth it. I can't speak for my friends but I would most... More 

Thank camich
Saint Louis, Missouri
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191 reviews
142 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 12, 2016 via mobile

Nippon Tei, although in a strip mall, offers excellent dishes in a clean, well run and often busy Restaraunt. Sushi offerings are extensive. With your water comes a small complimentary dish of edamame-nice touch! Tsukemono salad superb. Also offers large plates of items other than sushi. Saw swift carryout while dining too! It is now connected to a Ramen noodle... More 

Thank Pam P
Saint Louis, Missouri
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33 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 8, 2016

went there for lunch and ordered the dragon roll, spicy crab, spicy scallop and the zen roll. way too much food. on a scale of 1-10 the spicy scallop was a 12. the spicy crab was a close second. and because they were so good they made the dragon and the zen look bad. the zen roll was much larger... More 

Thank rsnelladay
Kirkwood, Missouri
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62 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 5, 2016 via mobile

We've been twice now. Both times the teen got sushi and I tried other things. The teen loved the white dragon roll and got it both times. I tried the dumplings and tom kha kai the first time. The dumplings were good, but didn't seem any better than the frozen kind. The soup was so spicy I could not eat... More 

Thank pickysally
Jefferson City, Missouri, United States
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27 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 16, 2016

Our first visit there. We were visiting family in Ballwin and on the way back home we just searched our car's GPS for the nearest restaurant and the Nippon Tei came up as one of the choices. As we are fans of Asian food, it was worth trying. We were not disappointed. Very nice atmosphere and good menu selections. Always... More 

Thank Kris N

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$15 - $15
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Business meetings
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 14025 Manchester Rd, Ballwin, MO 63011-4513
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Ballwin
  • Phone Number: 636-386-8999

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