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Sushi You

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246 East 51st Street, New York City, NY 10022
+1 212-752-2987
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Today
17:30 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:30
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Sun - Sat 17:30 - 22:30
Mon - Fri 12:00 - 14:30
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69 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 December 2016 via mobile

This little sushi place a few steps down from the street was one of my favorite NY finds this year. Great helpful staff with a limited menu of which all That I have sampled has been very good. Don't miss the Toro when it's available. Great for a quick lunch. Always friendly folks.

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Thank Fred M
Austin, Texas
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188 reviews
157 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

We sat at the sushi bar and it was a treat. The more we ordered, the more the sushi chef gave us exotic taste portions of fish and creative rolls. The sea urchin was the best I can recall in the US, and was reminiscent of Tokyo standards. The place was crowded, with many Japanese patrons. Unusual location and access... More 

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Thank chinesesun
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

My husband chose this after reading reviews and the family all love sushi. We walked from our hotel (Broadway) passed many other sushi restaurants to get to this one. What a find!!! My husband and I had Omakase which is the chef's tasting menu. The kids had sushi and sashimi platters which came with salad & miso soup as a... More 

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Thank RRhona R
Moscow, Moscow City, Russia
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32 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 May 2016 via mobile

A small basement level place, which is not so easy to find. Still you'd better reserve a table in advance. This restaurant is really popular. I was alone so I sat at the bar and ordered Omakase - a chief's special set when sushi are served one by one. Chef told me a lot about the fish, how each sushi... More 

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Thank Artem R
Seattle
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22 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 February 2016 via mobile

It might be the best sushi I have ever had. My basis for comparison ranges from eating at many sushi places in Japan, LA, and SF to working at sea in North Pacific for over ten years with Japanese wholesale buyers for Japanese fish markets. Sit at the bar if you can. The chef's choice omakase is a must.

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Thank RME57
California
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4 reviews
Reviewed 21 October 2015

it is a normal sushi, service is good and fast, and the food you can eat whitout problems, well located

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Thank Alex R
Belchertown, Massachusetts
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 13 October 2015

All I can say is wow! Some of the best sushi we have ever had! When we entered the tiny restaurant, all the tables but one were filled with Japanese people. Turns out they keep a reserved sign on a table to vet the clients. They explain that you have to spend $25 per person (no problem for us) and... More 

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Thank Mary M
New South Wales, Australia
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 October 2015

Although on the pricier side, Sushi You is an amazing little place hidden away from the streets of New York. It's small and cosy with extremely friendly and attentive staff. We ordered the 4 course meal each! It was quite good. If you like a bit of sweetness and something with a kick to it, order the plum wine for... More 

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Thank Leigh H
Virginia
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272 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 129 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 August 2015

Omakase here is just to die for. I had the time of my life enjoying the $90 omakase,it was a mixed of sushi and sashimi. I was first served the sashimi on a wooden piece of drift wood. Beautifully arranged.The highlight was the monk fish liver and generous slices of raw fish. The next course was the different sushi served... More 

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Stamford, Connecticut
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 August 2015

This is my go to sushi place in Midtown East. The omakase is outstanding! Reserve a seat at the small sushi bar and marvel at the chef/owner's speed and agility in getting all the food out. For the sushi omakase, he makes and gives you one piece at a time to devour. Each piece is a work of art and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$25 - US$50
Cuisine
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Open Hours
Sunday
17:30 - 22:30
Monday
17:30 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:30
Tuesday
17:30 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:30
Wednesday
17:30 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:30
Thursday
17:30 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:30
Friday
17:30 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:30
Saturday
17:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 246 East 51st Street, New York City, NY 10022
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighbourhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 212-752-2987

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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