Thankfully I'm dining alone so I was able to get confirmed for Sawada, my alternative to Saito. Still going to try and get into Saito when I arrive at my hotel, though. :) Also going to try and walk into 7chome Kyoboshi and see if they'll seat me even though I'm alone.
And with that, my list for Japan is complete!
Next up is research on ramen and bars. If anyone has any recommendations for me I'd love to hear them.
Thanks, I'll definitely see about having the hotel call again once I arrive.
It's not so much that there aren't a ton of other options that will be just as good, I know there are. My desperation stems from the fact that I specifically chose to dine at Saito after much research for this trip and because of elements out of my control I was unable to secure a reservation. It's just a little bit of a bummer, that's all. :)
Due to lag time and language barrier issues with the concierge at my hotel, I was unable to get confirmed for a reservation at Sushi Saito during my trip in a few weeks. Huge bummer since I was able to get into every other place I wanted with the exception of 7chome Kyoboshi (which apparently does not accept reservations for solo diners). So... I'm desperate right now.
Does anyone know whether Sushi Saito has a wait list, and if so what my odds may be on getting in? Also, would I have any luck trying to walk in for a seat at lunch time during the week/weekend? I'm operating on the assumption that no one will cancel dinner reservations so lunch would be my best option to try and get in.