Tenei makes the best ramen in South Lake Union. It’s a great place to go if you work in the neighborhood and want to have a fun lunch with your coworkers where you only need to talk about work for a couple minutes. We’re big fans of the miso ramen, which is creamy, a little spicy, and full of chewy housemade noodles - and you can even get your soup as a lunch combo alongside a few pieces of nigiri.
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Meat & Bread
Meat & Bread is a great option for interesting and upscale takeout sandwiches in South Lake Union.
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Shiro’s in Belltown will serve you some seriously great sushi - with no pretense, and no distractions.
Kiriba Sushi is a Japanese restaurant inside of a little house in Shoreline that serves reasonably-priced nigiri and maki rolls.
Sushi Kanpai is in the bottom of an apartment in First Hill, but don’t let that stop you from going. The sushi makes for a good weeknight dinner.
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Maneki in the International District is one of the oldest restaurants in Seattle. Come here to eat sushi and other Japanese plates in a tatami room.
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