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“Good cooked Japanese food”
Review of Sun-Chan

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Ranked #4,893 of 14,025 Restaurants in New York City
Price range: US$20 - US$30
Cuisines: Japanese
Neighbourhood: Upper West Side
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Neighbourhood: Upper West Side
Reviewed 18 June 2012

This is a real Japanese restaurant, with Japanese cooks etc. Cooked food is very good and in winter you find here Japanese dishes that are hard to find in other places. Yakitory and other grilled dishes are very good too, albeit sometimes a little expensive. Sushi is ok but one realizes that this is not a real sushi restaurant. The choice is somewhat limited in the sushi department.
The service is friendly but the interiors are not very inviting, a little haphazard.

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Reviewed 4 January 2010

I keep going back to this place for years.
My favorite dishes are Chicken wing Nagoya Style, Burdock chips with spicy cod mayo, Beef liver sashimi, Yellowtail collar entree, and so on.
Food is always flesh, people are friendly, the price is that cheap, but it's worthy to spend.

The credit card problem as mentioned previous, it's not the restaurant's fault, I'm sure.
I heard that credit card company takes 15% -20% of the amount whatever you spent at restaurants, until the settlement would be completed, which is around 3- 4days.
The meaning of the settlement completed is when the card company receives the data of how much you paid tips, after the restaurant send the data to the card company. It always takes a little time.
Technically card companies take that much money from your account as insurance for restaurants. So there is nothing to do with us and restaurants...Crazy.

You shouldn't look up your bank account right after you finish paying with your card. Most of the time, you'll be confused and upset what is going on.

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Reviewed 2 December 2008

What a place for a present Japanese Food!! Well, food there
were very, well sort of good, but the eating environment was
very bad, The space between each table and chair was very
close that you could hear any people around you whispers.

However, the most biggest problem with the restaurant is that
they over charged on credit card for food. Even if our table paid
cash tips little more that 20% of the total receipt, the owner
charged about 30% of the total receipt to one of our member
credit card. Moreover, she called them for reimburse the money
which charged more, SUN CHAN RESTAURANT said that they
have not chraged any money more than total amount due and
they pass their responsiblility to my credit card company.

Therefore, there could be more possibility that if any of reviewer
for this restaurant, please try not to go the place because psychollogically, there could be more probability that the owner
could jack your money.

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Reviewed 16 July 2008

Nice Japanese dump. Great selection. It does feel like a very authentic japanese small restaurant, and the food is just great. Try many small dishes, and be adventurous. Don't go for the sushi and the usual stuff. Great prices on sake.

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