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THIS RESTAURANT IS CLOSED Tokyo 21

901 W. Weed St. (Fremont St.) Send to Phone
312-337-2001
This isn’t your grandma’s sushi bar---and there’s nothing Zen about it.

Cuisine
Open
Dinner Tues.-Sun.
Open late
Features
  • Valet parking
  • Dress code: Casual
  • Full bar
  • Reservations suggested

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THIS RESTAURANT IS CLOSED Tokyo 21 Restaurant Review

: Creative, new Japanese---including blocks of Osaka-style sushi---benchmarks this bold restaurant, which comes from the folks behind Kamehachi and nightlife guru Marc Bortz (Sangria Restaurant & Tapas Lounge, Jet Vodka Lounge, Cabaret). The first thing that will stand out is the blink and cha-ching of pachinko machines at the entrance, but you’ll hardly notice once the decadent zuke maguro arrives. These nori-less, bite-size rectangles cuddle tempura crunch and are topped with velvety tuna, chunks of avocado, a white Japanese veggie and flecks of gold. Skip the shrimp trio---it’s not so fresh---and instead opt for international dishes like the three types of mini tacos: shredded chicken topped with feisty Asian guacamole and mandarin orange; flaky, deep-fried cod with sweet pineapple salsa and orange tobiko; and Kobe beef topped with crisp Fiji apple and micro greens.
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