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Mr. Robata

1674 Broadway, New York City, NY 10019 (Manhattan)
2127571030
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Ranked #4,446 of 11,642 Restaurants in New York City
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Price range: $31 - $50
Hours:
Sun 4:00 pm - 12:00 am
Mon - Sat 12:00 pm - 3:00 am
Cuisines: Japanese
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Dining options: Reservations, Takeout, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Neighborhood: Manhattan
Cross street: 52nd & 53rd St.
Transit: #1, #9 , B , D , E Trains available.
Description: Right in the heart of Broadway, New York's entertainment district, Mr. Robata offers the finest contemporary Japanese cuisine in the city. Our expert chefs personify New York boldness, mixing daring inspiration with a fine dining atmosphere. Our dynamic menu will delight you with a variety of the highest grade sushi, robata, and chef's specials. Join us and share in an ageless tradition of indulgence. Robata: A Rustic Japanese grilling technique originating from the country farmhouses of Japan; our chefs attentively grill over charcoal to maintain precise temperatures, constantly tending the grill to achieve perfection-Robata embodies what authentic Japanese food is all about. Achieving perfection! Like New York nightlife, Mr. Robata mixes fine ingredients with expert technique. Our chef gracefully integrates the theory of Japanese Kaiseki with his French restaurant experience, imbuing each dish with the subtlety of Japan and the bold sauces of storied French cuisine.
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Banff, Canada
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136 reviews 136 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
101 helpful votes 101 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014 NEW

This is a modern restaurant and the atmosphere was very good. We came here with a bunch of friends to celebrate, the night before their wedding. The food was great, although the portions were not the biggest, but we appreciated the service and enjoyed the drinks and Japanese beer. We left a little late, and pretty much closed the restaurant,... More

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Luanda, Angola
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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014

I have been to Mr Robata a few days ago and enjoyed the experience. The plus of my experience was definitely the very professional and friendly service received. The food was also very good but ridiculously small portions. Even my girlfriend who doesn't usually eat that much thought the portion was small. Overall, I would definitely recommend this restaurant.

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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2014

I was there with colleagues and enjoyed the food. I had the Tuna Carpaccio which was awesome. The atmosphere is nice, the staff friendly and the food was great.

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Colleyville
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148 reviews 148 reviews
135 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2014

We went for the happy hour specials and the good selection of drinks. We got high priced drinks with limited food selections at happy hour prices. Sushi was average and priced between $4-$5 per piece. Too high for what you get. The happy hour consisted mostly of rolls which were mostly rice and "filler".

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Clearwater, United States
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2014

The atmosphere in this small sushi grill was very comfortable. My favorite part of my meal, which included their New York New York sushi roll (yummy) was the delectable grilled artichoke! If I had had any idea how good that was going to be, I probably would have skipped the sushi roll. I will eat there when I return to... More

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New York City, New York
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73 reviews 73 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014

I took my sister here because we remembered a restaurant of the same name on the upper east side, minus the Mr. We ordered sushi and were impressed with the modern presentation. Overall, the décor could use some classing up, and the service was a bit wan, but the food and wine, although pricey, was fabulous!

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Sarasota, Florida
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59 reviews 59 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2013

We took a chance at Mr Robata after the Letterman taping and we were pleasantly surprised. Sushi was top notch and the service matched the food. Service staff was friendly and attentive. Worth a visit if your in the area.

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140 reviews 140 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
91 helpful votes 91 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2013 via mobile

Was looking for Gallagher's Steakhouse which recently closed and found this place nearby, the filet mignon was done perfectly rare the way I ordered it and my wife's seabass was fresh and delicious. I also ordered sashimi sea urchin which was also very fresh and good. Great service as well. I would definitely recommend this place.

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Sarasota, Florida
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82 reviews 82 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2013

Mr. Robata Sushi Wow! I was totally impressed and was not expecting such a fabulous meal so close to Times Square and the turn em and burn em tourist traps. I saw that one of my discerning New York friends had checked in here a few times on foursquare so I figured I would try it out and took four... More

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Florida
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173 reviews 173 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2013 via mobile

Went to this restaurant before a play. Found it through hotel guide. Nice presentation of dishes, but the sushi was average. Nothing special. Edamame was steamed with salt, no herbs. Service was ok. Had to ask for waiter to come back. Miso soup rather salty.

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