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14025 Manchester Rd, Ballwin, MO 63011-4513
+1 636-386-8999
17:00 - 21:00
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Sun 17:00 - 21:00
Tue - Thu 17:00 - 21:30
Tue - Fri 11:30 - 14:30
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 22:00
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Ballwin, Missouri
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591 reviews
449 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 195 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I have dined in here many times and all of my dining in experiences have been superb, really good sushi no matter which one I ordered. And I am really picky about sushi, so I would say without hesitation, that for those reluctant to eat sushi out of concern that it may not be fresh enough not being on a... More 

Thank John E
Saint Louis, Missouri
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94 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It had sadly been too long since we enjoyed the great food at Nippon Tei. This week my wife and I joined some co-workers for dinner and had a great time with great food. We enjoyed: - Edamame - Miso soup - Incredibly good Goyza / dumplings; served with a tip from the waitress on how to get the dumplings... More 

Thank Michael V
Florissant, Missouri
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24 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

I met with some friends for an early Sunday dinner here. There were 11 of us in all, so we all got to share and taste several different dishes. All of the sushi I tasted was amazing. I think my favorite was the simple, yet elegant, White Tuna Nigiri. It melted in my mouth. The octopus salad, miso soup and... More 

Thank Chad M B
Maplewood, Missouri
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

I had a carry out order, which was my 1st time here. I ordered the Pad Thai Chicken, which is delicious!! Was packaged nicely, with small containers of crushed red pepper, and another of chopped peanuts for my dish. Loaded with white chicken! It came with a small salad & cup of soup. The edamame was also very good! Wonderful... More 

Thank Linda S
St. Louis, MO
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258 reviews
172 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

Quiet, clean, and delicious food. Sushi special is perfect. They have teriyaki chicken and salmon for those who aren't sushi fans. Have been coming here for years and have never been disappointed!

Thank Januarybride01
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20 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

Good food and a nice quiet table makes for an excellent business lunch. My associate enjoyed the shrimp pad thai. I had the breaded pork cutlet. Sauces and salads and soups were all excellent.

Thank David M
St Louis
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111 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016

Nippon Tei doesn't look like much from the outside, it is in a strip mall. Definitely go inside for really good sushi. We liked it better when they had the bar next door. That was our favorite place to eat, but the dining room works. Order the red dragon sushi. It is delicious.

Thank TravellerStLouis
Saint Louis, Missouri
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571 reviews
287 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 141 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

We keep saying that we ought to go more. Service was great last night and the food is always fantastic. The Chirashi is WONDERFUL. Great sushi -- all great.

Thank Bobby44881
Clarksville, Tennessee
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23 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2016

My friends and I ordered 2 riceless rolls and 4 regular rolls. They were all amazing and huge! The service was good...it just took a little extra time to make those awesome sushi rolls. It was a little more pricey than we are accustomed to but it was worth it. I can't speak for my friends but I would most... More 

Thank camich
Saint Louis, Missouri
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201 reviews
149 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 July 2016 via mobile

Nippon Tei, although in a strip mall, offers excellent dishes in a clean, well run and often busy Restaraunt. Sushi offerings are extensive. With your water comes a small complimentary dish of edamame-nice touch! Tsukemono salad superb. Also offers large plates of items other than sushi. Saw swift carryout while dining too! It is now connected to a Ramen noodle... More 

Thank Pam P

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$15 - US$15
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Business meetings
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 14025 Manchester Rd, Ballwin, MO 63011-4513
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Ballwin
  • Phone Number: +1 636-386-8999

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?