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14025 Manchester Rd, Ballwin, MO 63011-4513
636-386-8999
Today
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
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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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW 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.

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Thank David M
St Louis
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4 of 5 stars 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.

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Thank TravellerStLouis
Saint Louis, Missouri
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 132 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars 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.

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Thank Bobby44881
Clarksville, Tennessee
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars 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 

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Thank camich
Saint Louis, Missouri
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134 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars 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 

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Thank Pam P
Saint Louis, Missouri
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17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars 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 

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Thank rsnelladay
Kirkwood, Missouri
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3 of 5 stars 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 

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Thank pickysally
Jefferson City, Missouri, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars 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 

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Thank Kris N
Punta Gorda, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2016 via mobile

We were disappointed that the adjoined lounge area had been replaced by a Ramen restaurant. Business was quite brisk in both restaurants. We had 3 couples in our group and tried a variety of dishes. Shrimp pad Thai was very good as was all the sushi. Another person did all the ordering so I don't know the names. All dishes... More 

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Thank MelissaScott7613
Ballwin, Missouri
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2016

There is a saying that one bad experience can ruin all the good ones. That is the situation here. Earlier this fall, after a number of very good dine-in experiences, we did a take-out order. The minute I opened it after arriving home I knew there was a problem. The Hamachi nigiri sushi in the box didn't look anything like... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$15 - $15
Cuisine
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
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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