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231 E. 9th St, New York City, NY 10003 (East Village)
212-979-9676
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Ranked #3,005 of 11,751 Restaurants in New York City
Price range: $25 - $100
Cuisines: Japanese, Seafood, Grill
Neighborhood:
East Village
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Good for: Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Dessert
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English first
New York City, New York
Senior Contributor
34 reviews 34 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014 NEW

Friendly service, everyone greeted in Japanese the minute we walked in and when we left the restaurant. It has a lively vibe. The first room, is bar seatings where you can see the chef preparing the food on the grill, the second room behind is more private with table seating. The fish are all very fresh, beautifully presented and perfectly... More 

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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014 via mobile

To have your good meal here is really entertainment. Very good service and atmosphere. Food is very good. Price is a bit high.

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Milan, Italy
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40 reviews 40 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

I was with my girlfriend in this Japanese restaurant "TRUE" for the second time, I have to go there when I'm in NYC, they are very professional and the food is absolutely perfect if you love the real sushi. Carefully prepared before your eyes, go for a truly unique experience. One thing to point out the time, the restaurant closes... More 

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New York
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26 reviews 26 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

We loved you when we could have a beautiful Japanese meal with friends in a convivial setting where we could talk and laugh and hear ourselves. Then you renovated and took out the panels separating the front and back rooms and let all the noise drown out our conversation. Worst of all, what have you done with the cooking??? The... More 

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Milan, Italy
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40 reviews 40 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

i visited this restaurant in June 2014, the location is original because you see when the chef prepare the food, the quality is very good and i love the "style" of this place. I suggest to who want a different restaurant in NYC!

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New York City, New York
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22 reviews 22 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

I been dining in many Robata Grills in Japan and when Robataya first open the door for the customers I was pleased to become a regular.Over the year off course Robata chefs come and go several times . Some of them are very good and some a bit slow.On our last dinner we have new guy and he was very... More 

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New York City, New York
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

my family and many of my friends are fans of this restaurant. we come here for dinner and lunch, especially weekend lunch(since three years ago, almost every weekend). the set lunch were one of the MUST eat on our list, plus some side orders.Food tast delicious, authentic, and reasonable price. But, after the place renovated, this place does not serve... More 

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Silver Spring MD
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36 reviews 36 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

My son and I had lunch here and it was a lot of delicious food for the money. We both had the breaded (panko) berkshire pork cutlet. It was perfect. Juicy, tender, flavorful, ample portion and it came with 2 appetizers (they have a small cart with several choices and you serve yourself). The lunch also comes with a small... More 

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New York City, New York
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

This is a nice place to go for a few snacks before going somewhere else for dinner. We had girls' night out here and the bill was about $150 each (includes sake), when all was said and done... but then I realized I could count my bites of food from the whole evening. Take your money and head to a... More 

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Bologna
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110 reviews 110 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2013

This is a very nice japanese restaurant with excellent food and a friendly atmosphere. To completely enjoy the ambient ask to be seated at the counter, from where you have a complete sight of all the food processing.

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Address: 231 E. 9th St, New York City, NY 10003
Phone Number: 212-979-9676
Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > East Village
Average Prices: USD 25 - 100
Cuisine: Japanese, Seafood, Grill

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