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“Home made Japanese food in the heart of Mexico”
Review of Nagaoka

Nagaoka
Ranked #136 of 4,785 Restaurants in Mexico City
Certificate of Excellence
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
Reviewed March 11, 2013

Only seldom can you try home made Japanese food as if you where in Tokyo, and that`s Nagaoka in the heart of Mexico City. Mr. Nagaoka is always in kitchen watching every small detail to make the best tekkadon (tuna sashimi with rice), onigiri (rice balls covered by sweed with sour japanese apricot in the middle) that remind me of my school day in Yokohama, gyoza like the ones served every day in a Japanese home and Chikara Udon (fat noodles with melted rice cakes) that resemble the soup we ate in New Years. All with perfectly brewed green tea. Thats why have of the tables are always taken by the local Japanese residents.

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Reviewed January 8, 2013

I've eaten in both the Nagaoka close to the WTC and the one further South on Insurgentes, most times with first or second (nisei)-generation Japanese. They swear it's the best for the buck (or peso) in Mexico City. Had none of the problems with reservations (went at 4:30 on a Sunday) or sushi/sashimi mix-ups from other reviewers. Like any restaurant on Sunday, go at hours NOT usual for the crowds. They staff seemed well-versed on the food and drink, so not much to criticise. I had a cold Ozeki sake, gyoza, ocha, shabu shabu, green-tea ice cream...all quite decent at a reasonable price. The WTC one is a bit more traditional decor, while the Insurgentes one is modern. I guess if you're more demanding (underbelly of bluefin?), you probably have enough money to to to Japan...otherwise, be content we even have places like this and can broaden our palates...I remember when there weren't...

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1  Thank Glenn R G
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Reviewed November 11, 2012

This is a simple, traditional Japanese restaurant but the food is good quality and it is definitely worth a visit.

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Reviewed September 23, 2012

This restaurant has long been a family favourite. The quality of the food is superb, the service was fast and the restaurant itself is quite pleasant. The only thing that I didn't love was the sushi (too much rice!) But other than that, would definitely recommend.

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Reviewed August 15, 2011

Nagaoka san, thank you for an awesome experience.
Agedashi is simply the best one.
TekkaDon and Chirashi sushi should be immortalized.
thank you for adding the extra parking space.

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