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Ninja Restaurant

Postby Musouka » Wed Sep 09, 2009 3:25 pm

Just opposite train station Akasaka is the culinary temple for Tokyo’s hungry ninja fans. Specially dressed ninja waiters lead diners through an underground fantasy world with built-in obstacles. A drawbridge to the main dining room opens only after a holler from the head ninja. On the menu are hundreds of differently decorated ninja dishes. Careful with the exploding snail dish, while serving, the ninja waiter lets a jet of fire shoot across the dish. Also recommended is the bonsai dessert. The mix of green tea, chocolate, ice-cream, bananas and strawberry really looks like a miniature tree. After the meal a ninja magician presents some convincing tricks at your table.

Watch here:

http://www.metacafe.com/watch/bg-301608 ... estaurant/

Learn more:

http://www.patrickgardiner.com/2007/01/ ... -in-tokyo/

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There is also one in New York:

http://www.ninjanewyork.com/ninjacastle.html

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Re: Ninja Restaurant

Postby Quemaqua » Wed Sep 09, 2009 9:12 pm

Haha, that's as brilliant as it is stupid. I'd totally go to have a magic ninja serve me beer and set my wallet on fire. How could you be disappointed with that?
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Re: Ninja Restaurant

Postby cynsny » Thu Sep 10, 2009 12:32 am

Hmmm, I'm going to Tokyo next week. I don't think I will be near there though. Maybe when hubby gets back. I was curious where it was.
Uh Oh...My kids think they need to go too. I have one looking over my shoulder. Is it appropriate for tweens?
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Re: Ninja Restaurant

Postby Musouka » Thu Sep 10, 2009 1:22 am

Hmm, whatever happened to embedded videos... they stopped working. Help, George!
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Re: Ninja Restaurant

Postby Kinzokusei no Inu » Thu Sep 10, 2009 1:52 am

Already brought it up Musouka.....in the MM thread .....unfortunately it was met with only the deafening sound of silence..........


hopefully you'll have better luck
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Re: Ninja Restaurant

Postby Musouka » Thu Sep 10, 2009 4:04 am

Hmm, I guess it might be a bit "extreme" for people. I cannot imagine it being cheap as well.
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Re: Ninja Restaurant

Postby Quemaqua » Thu Sep 10, 2009 7:03 pm

It does look a bit on the pricey side. Especially if they screw up the trick and melt your credit cards.

It would be nice to get an answer on the embedded videos. Not because I care about embedding any, but because in threads with once-embedded videos, we now get a nice mash of BB code to sift through.
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Re: Ninja Restaurant

Postby Prometheus_Yoshiro » Sat Nov 21, 2009 1:53 am

funny, I'm thinking that if the place is a ninja restaurant, did they make some unnecessary sounds while taking your order?

Lol, just thinking. :lol:
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Re: Ninja Restaurant

Postby cynsny » Sat Nov 21, 2009 10:08 pm

My friends went there last night, it seems they had a great time. Though VERY pricey. They a had a fire dish and a fog dish amongst other things.
The waitress walked them out, did a flip and then unrolled a scroll that said "Thank you, come again".
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Re: Ninja Restaurant

Postby Mrgantys11 » Sun Nov 22, 2009 3:34 pm

Out of curiousity, what is the average price per person, say for a moderate meal and maybe an alcoholic beverage or two? I was thinking of bringing some friends, but don't want them to feel oblidged to spend alot of money.
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Re: Ninja Restaurant

Postby cynsny » Wed Nov 25, 2009 1:29 pm

Ok... I asked my friend yesterday. Are you sitting down? :shuriken: :shuriken: :shuriken:


She said her dinner was about $75 + drinks. :shock: She said to figure about $100 a person.to be on the safe side.
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Re: Ninja Restaurant

Postby Quemaqua » Wed Nov 25, 2009 7:40 pm

Well, at least they prove that they're truly ninjas. They certainly know how to ninja your cash away from you.
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Re: Ninja Restaurant

Postby Musouka » Sun Nov 29, 2009 3:18 am

That doesn't sound overly expensive. I pay around $40-60 a person in 2nd grade Japanese restaurants around here. Paying only double is not that big of a deal especially if it provides a unique experience :)
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Re: Ninja Restaurant

Postby Mrgantys11 » Sun Nov 29, 2009 3:50 pm

cynsny wrote:Ok... I asked my friend yesterday. Are you sitting down? :shuriken: :shuriken: :shuriken:


She said her dinner was about $75 + drinks. :shock: She said to figure about $100 a person.to be on the safe side.


Hehe, it is pretty steep. I'll probably go once while I'm here.
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Re: Ninja Restaurant

Postby Quemaqua » Sun Nov 29, 2009 5:44 pm

Jeez, $40 to $60? You must be eating at better places than I am. It's usually around $20 where I'm at. The nicest place we have is probably closer to $30, and of course drinks add to that really quick (I generally don't drink much at dinner), but... damn.
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