Sushi in NYC

Old May 4th, 2009, 08:25 PM
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Sushi in NYC

Heading to NYC next week. Need a recc for sushi - I know here it's inherently expensive, but any ideas for something not too expensive? Doesn't matter what part of the city.
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Old May 5th, 2009, 10:22 AM
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Poke on the UES (residential area) is very good and moderate compared to other places of the same quality. No reservations, no credit cards, byob

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343 East 85th (2nd & 3rd)
212-249-0569
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Old May 5th, 2009, 10:32 AM
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I'm particularly fond of Japonica on University Place. It's medium-expensive and quite good. But no reservations, and I believe they take only Amex.

But there are myriad sushi restaurants in NYC, both good and quite appallingly bad. If you want to find a place in the neighborhood where you are staying, there's probably a really good place within walking distance. It's not necessary to travel for good sushi in NYC.
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Old May 5th, 2009, 10:38 AM
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Takahachi | 145 Duane St, New York - (212) 571-1830
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Old May 5th, 2009, 10:40 AM
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Funny, I was also going to reco Japonica! Food very good. Just be careful of wine prices. You can look at other options on menupages.com
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Old May 5th, 2009, 10:51 AM
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A very nice Japanese restaurant is Hatsuhana at 48th and Madison. Their sushi is quite expensive, but they also have an interesting dish called, "box of dreams" for around $40. Not cheap but very high quality ingredients with a nice presentation in a great setting. Check out the food gallery on their website for a picture of this dish, http://www.hatsuhana.com/ , something to consider in NYC.
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Old May 5th, 2009, 04:41 PM
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I love this place called Avenue A sushi in the East Village. It's on Avenue A betwen 6th and 7th Street on the west side. They have disco balls inside and a 2 for 1 happy hour till 7 PM. It is totally not expensive and DELICIOUS!!! Best sushi ever.
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