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    Sushi

    Still pretty new to central Iowa. Can anyone offer up their opinion on the best places for sushi in Des Moines or West Des Moines?

    Arigato.



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    Re: Sushi

    Quote Originally Posted by Gonzo View Post
    Still pretty new to central Iowa. Can anyone offer up their opinion on the best places for sushi in Des Moines or West Des Moines?

    Arigato.
    Several great places in DM I would rank my favorites:

    1. Miyabi 9
    2. Sakari
    3. Mandarin
    4. Waterfront
    5. Hoshi


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    Waterfront.



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    Miyabi 9 is the best in town by a large margin.


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    Re: Sushi

    Quote Originally Posted by The_Architect View Post
    Miyabi 9 is the best in town by a large margin.
    Agreed


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    IIRC, Miyabi 9 has a chef that's allowed to cut pufferfish and is one of only a handful in the country with that skill.


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    Re: Sushi

    Miyabi 9, Waterfront, and Taki are my favorites.


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    Samurai on Mills Civic !



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    Re: Sushi

    I like Miyabi 9 a lot too.


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    Re: Sushi

    Thanks much for all the suggestions. Does Miyabi have anything besides sashimi and rolls? One person who'll be with us isn't into sushi or rolls.

    Thanks again.



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    Re: Sushi

    Quote Originally Posted by Gonzo View Post
    Thanks much for all the suggestions. Does Miyabi have anything besides sashimi and rolls? One person who'll be with us isn't into sushi or rolls.

    Thanks again.
    Get the uni (sea urchin roe), he always has fresh uni, best in town!


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    Quote Originally Posted by cysqu1rr31 View Post
    Get the uni (sea urchin roe), he always has fresh uni, best in town!
    I'll never do uni again. Had it in Denver a few years ago and still don't think my stomach has fully forgiven me. Was awful. After I tried it I noticed its color was gray instead of yellow, which would have been good to know before the first bite. Still, can't do it again. Felt like I was green for two days after.



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    Re: Sushi

    Quote Originally Posted by AArnaud4 View Post
    Samurai on Mills Civic !
    Ive heard this is good! I haven't tried it yet though.


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    Re: Sushi

    1. Miyabi 9
    2. Samarai
    3. Tokyo (Ankeny)

    Have not been to Taki but have heard great things.

    Appare is pretty decent as well. Waterfront I've had good and not so good, but it has a pretty stellar reputation (seems like WDM location trumps Ankeny quality-wise). Mandarin and Junko are the two worst I've had in town.



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