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845 UN Plaza, Trump World Tower, New York City, NY 10017 (Manhattan)
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Ranked #4,698 of 11,875 Restaurants in New York City
Price range: $50 - $60
Hours:
Mon - Tue 5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Wed 5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Thu - Fri 5:30 pm - 12:00 am
Sat 5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Cuisines: Japanese
Neighborhood:
Midtown
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Restaurant details
Good for: Romance
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: First Avenue at 47th Street
Transit: Near the 6, V, E trains 53rd / Lexington Avenue Stop. M15 bus stop near 50th.
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English first
New York City, New York
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

A concierge recommended this restaurant to my boyfriend and I. It was horrible. If we're paying a lot of money, we expect amazing food quality and excellent service. This restaurant was unable to deliver that. The food quality was subpar. The servers were less than happy we showed up at 9:30PM for a table. They pulled our entrees before we... More 

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10 reviews 10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

Decided on a ladies night @ Megu during restaurant week and boy were we not disappointed! I started out with a pretty glass of watermelon champagne that was very refreshing. Next was a tasty side of tuna tartare & perfectly sauteed shrimp. The entree I chose was their famous Kobe Filet Flame. It was brought out in a wooden box... More 

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New York City, New York
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44 reviews 44 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

Enjoyed a lovely meal here. The staff were very attentive and friendly throughout the meal service. The food was excellent - I had the tuna tartare and kobe sirloin, both were nicely done, not overpowering in taste or spices, superb in texture and very pleasing to the palate. Yuzu Creme Brule was very light and not too sweet. a gentle... More 

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New York City, New York
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31 reviews 31 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

To start off, I'm a native New Yorker born and raised and continue to live and work in this great city. I never really think of writing a review on Tripadvisor for anything NY related for the obvious reasons... I'm not on a trip! I stick to the local reviews. However, I was so appalled by this restaurant I had... More 

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Mexico City, Mexico
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125 reviews 125 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

Megu is trying to stay cool, but maybe the location is not helping, and the competence. Located in the 1st avenue near the United Nations Headquarters, it is located in the Trump Tower. The entrance is nice, with long stairs. The problem is that with so many options regarding Japanese cuisine, Megu stays behind. We ate on a friday night,... More 

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Bangkok, Thailand
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91 reviews 91 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

Amazing place with refined atmosphere for one of those really special meals. The crusted asparagus was a delightful surprise, the uni -- divine, the presentation all spectacular and the Kobe grilled beef...out of this world. Wonderful selection of good sake and great help in selecting. Alas...but understandable given location and refinement....prices to match.

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Menlo Park, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2013

Very nice. one of the best japanese restaurants that I went. Environment is very comfortable. Went there during the restaurant week with my friends and we all like it.

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New York
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46 reviews 46 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2013

This was our second visit to Megu during retaurant week and both times were equally outstanding. My 7 year old , who thinks Burger King serves the best beef, was blown away by the Kobe beef entree. His only complaint was that his portion was too small. He made up for it with the chocolate cake. Unfortunately, he is cultivating... More 

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Toronto
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81 reviews 81 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
102 helpful votes 102 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2013

Not sure why this place gets a lot of fuss. It's fine, but we wouldn't go back. It's waaaaay out of the way and although the service was excellent, the food was just okay. The sushi, after such a detailed explanation of quality, was really flavourless and no big deal. Having to cook your own meat on a hot stone... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2013 via mobile

I heard about Megu a few years ago from a group of friends and they highly recommended to me. Just last year, the restaurant earned the coveted International Six-Stars Diamond Awards, and IMO they deserve it. The food is exquisite, the details, the interiors, the ambiance. I lived in Japan for three years and I can say, that Megu is... More 

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Additional Information about Megu - Midtown

Address: 845 UN Plaza, Trump World Tower, New York City, NY 10017
Phone Number: 2129647777
Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Manhattan
Open Hours:
Monday 5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Tuesday 5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Wednesday 5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday 5:30 pm - 12:00 am
Friday 5:30 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday 5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 50 - 60
Cuisine: Japanese

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