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JAPANESE

Bizen
17 Railroad St., Great Barrington, Mass., (413) 528-4343. Gourmet Japanese restaurant featuring fresh organic produce, an extensive sushi bar and a robata bar—with charcoal-grilled Japanese tapas. Private tatami rooms; nonsmoking sake lounge features 21 Japanese estate sakes. Entrée selections include grilled pacific black cod, Chilean sea bass, giant pacific oysters and o-toro. Full bar; takeout available. Serving lunch noon-2:30 Mon-Fri, noon-3 Sat-Sun; dinner 5-9:30 Sun-Thu, 5-10 Fri-Sat. AE, D, DC, MC, V. $$$

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Ginza
551 Troy Schenectady Road, Latham, 783-7727. The menu is almost all traditional Korean and Japanese, and there’s also a sushi bar. Please call for hours. AE, D, MC, V. $$

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Hiro’s
1933 Central Ave., Colonie, 456-1180. Take a seat at a hibachi table and see the show, or sample the sushi, tempura and sukiyaki. Full bar. Takeout available. Serving dinner 5-9:30 Tue-Thu, 5-10 Fri-Sat, 5-9 Sun. Closed Mon. AE. $$

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Ichiban
338 Central Ave., Albany, 432-0358, www.ichiban.com. Japanese and Chinese dishes including donburi, noodle soups and sushi lunch specials. Sushi bar. Beer, wine, sake. Takeout and delivery available. Serving 11-10 Mon-Thu, 11-11 Fri, 11:30-11 Sat, 11:30-9:30 Sun. AE, D, MC, V. $$

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Kabuki Japanese Restaurant
1707 Route 9, Clifton Park, 373-9610. Japanese tableside cooking, called teppanyaki, is the show-stopping feature; tables for more traditional fare are available, and there’s an attractive sushi bar. Full bar, private parties. Serving lunch noon-2:30 Tue-Sun, dinner 4:30-10 daily. AE, D, MC, V. $$$

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Mari’s Japanese Cuisine
803 Saratoga Road, Burnt Hills, 384-0924. Sushi bar, tempura, sukiyaki and teriyaki are among the specials. Serving lunch 11:30-1:30 Tue-Fri, dinner 5-9 Tue-Thu, 5-9:30 Fri-Sat, 5-9 Sun. Closed Mon. Reservations suggested, especially on weekends. DC, MC, V. $$

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Miki Japanese Restaurant
236 Washington St., Saratoga Springs, 583-9175. From the former owner-chef of Arita’s Japanese, this new restaurant offers sushi, noodle dishes, organic vegetarian dishes and other authentic Japanese cuisine. Tatami room and hibachi table. Extensive sake list as well as beer and wine. On-premises catering, takeout and delivery available. Serving Mon-Sun 4:30-10. AE, MC, V. $$

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Mino Japanese Cuisine
47 Caroline St., Saratoga Springs, 580-9653. Traditional Japanese seafood, prepared in a friendly, intimate atmosphere. Menu features tempura, sukiyaki, sushi and yosenabe. Catering and takeout available. Serving lunch noon-2, dinner 5-10 Mon-Sun. AE, CB, D, DC, MC, V. $$

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Miyako
192 N. Allen St., Albany, 482-1080; fax 482-1081. Order from the sushi bar or watch your chef prepare traditional Japanese dishes at a hibachi table. Other authentic offerings are tempura, teriyaki and sukiyaki. Table service available. Beer and wine. Serving lunch 11:30-2:30 Tue-Fri; dinner 5-10 Sun-Thu, 5-11 Fri-Sat. Closed Mon. Reservations suggested on weekends. AE, D, MC, V. $$

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Saso’s Japanese Noodle House
218 Central Ave., Albany, 436-7789. Serving traditional Japanese foods, including more than 20 kinds of sushi and a variety of noodle dishes. Beer and wine. Takeout available. Serving lunch noon-1:30 Tue-Fri; dinner 5-9:30 Tue-Thu, 5-10 Fri-Sat. Closed Sun-Mon. AE, D, MC, V. $$

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Sushi House
6 New Scotland Ave., Albany, 935-2270. Fresh sushi, along with a menu of other Japanese fare (tempura, yakitori, noodles) presented in a handsome teahouse setting. Serving 11-10 Tue-Thu, 11-11 Fri-Sat, 11:30-9:30 Sun. Closed 3-4 Tue-Sun. AE, D, MC, V. $$

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Sushi Thai Garden
See listing under “Thai.”

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Ta-Ke Japanese Steak House
500 Northern Blvd., Albany, 465-5511. Hibachi dinners cooked at your table. Full bar, sushi bar, banquet room. Reservations recommended on weekends. Serving noon-10:30 daily. AE, MC, V. $$$

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Tokyo Sushi
571 Watervliet Shaker Road, Latham, 783-7838. Serving sushi; take out or dine in. Catering available. Serving lunch noon-2:30 Tue-Fri, dinner 4:30-10 Tue-Sat, 4:30-9 Sun. Closed Mon. MC, V. $

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