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“Good solid sushi”

Umegaoka Sushi no Midori Akasaka-branch
Ranked #9 of 11,643 Restaurants in Minato
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Sushi, Japanese
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Dining options: Reservations
Neighborhood: Akasaka / Roppongi
Reviewed July 5, 2013

I came here because we are staying at a hotel 5 minutes away. Good solid sushi...I would not go overboard on heaping praises but it was fresh, cheap, and nicely prepared. The service was ok. It was a bit busy because it was lunch time. The restaurant is located on the second floor of the atrium which is adjacent to the main building.

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Reviewed June 13, 2013 via mobile

Came here after reading the very helpful reviews. Getting off at Akasaka station on the Chiyoda line leads you right into the Biz tower. Checking the restaurant board, we found the restaurant's name in Kangei/Chinese characters so we found the restaurant easily on the 2nd floor. The line outside could have told us we were at the right place though. We signed our name on the waiting list and had a short wait despite it being 1pm on a Thursday. We sat at the sushi counter and our order was taken by the sushi chef himself! We ordered two lunch specials then an order of California roll and another order of the Norway roll (total around 4,360 yen! Great deal!) Everything was fresh and the maki rolls were quite big. My boyfriend had wanted to order eight pieces of each type of maki roll, but the sushi chef wisely only made four of each. He gestured to us that we would be too full and he was right! What great service!

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Reviewed June 8, 2013

I followed rule 1 for picking a restaurant in a foreign country which is go where you see the most locals. I tried the tuna platter which came with eight large pieces of tuna sushi, miso soup, and an appetizer. The wait was about 15 minutes at 530 PM on a Saturday. It was the best sushi I've ever had. Service was excellent despite the language barrier.

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Reviewed June 6, 2013

the only sushi experience I've had that was better than Umegaoka was at the Tsukiji fish market itself -- Umegaoka is simply excellent - the sushi is freshest of the fresh, you get plenty of it and the proof is in the lines which start getting long around 7pm every night -- if you're in the Akasaka area, there's no better place to go for amazing sushi -and other dishes - they also have reasonably priced lunch specials -- it's my go-to sushi restaurant whenever possible. Highly recommend!

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Thank dr973
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Reviewed May 15, 2013

We arrived there at 7p.m. with no resarvation.We waited only 10 minutes.You have to write your name at waiting list,just in front of entrance.Otherwise nobody tells you to do .İt was quiet difficult to find it.Restaurant is on the 2th floor of Akasaka Biz Tower,follow that exit from metro.There is no English signposts outside.After all this,sushi was fresh,tasty and just perfect. It cost 35usd for 2.

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Thank haticeg
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