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Gajyumaru Japanese Restaurant - CLOSED

1659 1st Ave, New York City, NY 10028-4764
+1 212-860-8857
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  • Average10%
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21 Jan 2016
“It's really a Chinese restaurant”
24 Apr 2014
Restaurant Hours Closed
Japanese, Sushi
££ - £££
1659 1st Ave, New York City, NY 10028-4764
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Reviewed 21 January 2016

This location is nothing more than a Chinese restaurant serving Japanese cuisine. They changed hands and now has a new business name of GreenBay Sushi (it's printed on their receipts). The staff is all Chinese and speak a northern dialect but understand standard Mandarin. They...More

Thank KKua
Reviewed 24 April 2014 via mobile

Not the best sushi I have ever ate. However it was better than average with decent prices and friendly service.

Thank Korvyn
Reviewed 3 June 2013

We used to eat there everyday - either by ordering delivery or going to their restaurant. The last two times we went, we could not believe how terrible the food quality was. Then, we discovered that the owners have gone back to Japan. Now, the...More

Thank hohoho300
Reviewed 15 March 2013 via mobile

Sweetest servers and glorious food! We love the sushi, oyakodon, gyoza, and best salad dressing ever! Feels like visiting Japan without the 13 hour flight :)

Thank beegeeNyc
Reviewed 11 February 2012

You can't go wrong here, but you had better reserve, because it's small. First-class sushi and a lot of seafood concoctions that I'd never heard of before. But I'm not Japanese, so maybe that's not important information. The staff are speedy and friendly, and the...More

Thank Jack37
Reviewed 13 March 2011

Best local sushi. Kitchen food is not bad either.

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Reviewed 25 July 2008

Nice little restaurant.

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Reviewed 28 March 2008

Best local sushi.

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Reviewed 18 December 2007

For the UES, this is one of the few "authentic" japanese restaurants, serving soba and homestyled meals. Worth a peek.

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Reviewed 28 November 2007

This is the best Japanese neighborhood restaurant. The sushi is always fresh. Feels very authentic.

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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$31 - US$40
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1659 1st Ave, New York City, NY 10028-4764
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Upper East Side
  • Neighbourhood: Upper East Side
  • Phone Number: +1 212-860-8857
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