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Going to Sushi of Gari: How do I set the omakase price politely?

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Going to Sushi of Gari: How do I set the omakase price politely?

Darwin | Jan 6, 2004 04:20 PM

I am planning on going to Gari this week for omakase at the sushi bar...when I asked the hostess on the phone about the omakase pricing, she gave me a vague answer about the customer setting a price. She implied that the price would be whatever the chef decides, which could be too expensive for me (my budget is $80 per person).

Is it rude/impolite to eat at the bar and tell the chef or server that I want omakase but can only spend $80 per person? How can I do this?

What is the proper way to request omakase - to a waiter or directly to the chef?

Thanks. I'm new to this process, since I've always had table service a la carte.

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