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4704 Veterans Blvd. Suite 101
Metairie, LA 70006
Phone. (504)885-6125

The owners of the Little Tokyo restaurants in New Orleans brand the location on Vets, between Clearview and Transcontinental in #themetrys as catering to “young crowds”. If the posters of Mario and Naruto on the walls aren’t a giveaway, the menu will certainly tip their hand. This isn’t your typical suburban sushi joint, but rather a place that offers a broad range of Japanese dishes.

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Sushi, of course! Mrs. YatPundit had chicken and fried rice from the teppan grill, but also wanted a little sushi. She’s not terribly adventurous, so a crunchy roll filled the bill. Notice that the roll is sliced into eight pieces rather than six. Thinner, and stretches a bit further when sharing, which are things important to a younger crowd.

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I was in a noodle mood, so Chicken Yakisoba for me. Hot off the grill, tasty, and a HUGE portion. Our server, a charming young lady, even brought a little condiment dish with Sriracha sauce, always good for a dish with a lot of veggies.

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I’m a beer person with Japanese food more so than a sake person (unless others prefer sake, then bring it!), so I had a Sapporo Black Label Draft. Or two. 🙂

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We go to Little Tokyo more than any other sushi place around. Don’t get me wrong, I like a number of other places, but this one has an atmosphere I love, lighting that’s just right, and food that’s wonderful. I’d never noticed this sign by the register, though. They’re open until 2am! That’s awesome.

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