No frills and the price is right. The owner is Japanese (Noriko) as are many of the masseurs. Think old school 70s Japan Ma & Pa shop... no zen theme luxury decorator touches. A Roncesvalles staple for at least 15 years or more.
But who care when you are being pulverized into blissful oblivion? This is real shiatsu, no gentle touch in sight. That being said, the sounds of snoring are regularly... more
I've been frequenting this place for years. For me, shiatsu is hands down my massage of choice. Expect a very basic no frills set up. One large room, with tables seperated by a curtain.
Expect broken English, which is a plus as conversation is kept to a minimum, and non-existent during the massage. I've often had my massage go over my scheduled time by up to 15 minutes during an hour session... more
Though this place is not fancy (read: far from spa-like), I am a huge fan! Prices are reasonable a 60 minute shiatsu massage is in the ballpark of $70 including taxes in and a $10 tip. The masseurs are well-trained and have helped me de-stress time and time again. Found that there was a bit of a language barrier at times but it's never been a major issue. Also, it's not terribly difficult to... more