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Nobu Next Door

105 Hudson St, New York City, NY 10013-2331 (Manhattan)
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Ranked #1,079 of 11,652 Restaurants in New York City
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Price range: $25 - $80
Cuisines: Sushi, Japanese
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Good for: Romance, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Neighborhood: Manhattan
Cross street: Franklin St.
Transit: 1 to Franklin St. Station
Description: Nobu New York, the flagship restaurant of Chef Nobu Matsuhisa, has been a pioneer for Japanese cuisine since its opening in 1994. Nobu partnered with restaurateur Drew Nieporent and Oscar-winning actor Robert De Niro to bring his modern Japanese to Tribeca. Nobu draws upon his classical training at sushi bars in Tokyo and his life abroad in Peru, Argentina, and around the world to create a whole new trend in Japanese cuisine. The resulting dishes, including Yellowtail with Jalapeno, Tiradito Nobu Style, Lobster with Wasabi Pepper Sauce, and Black Cod with Miso, make Nobu the innovator of new style Japanese food. The restaurant received three stars from the New York Times and a Michelin star. Nobu New York's design by architect David Rockwell evokes the beauty of the Japanese countryside with its natural textures, birch trees, wood floors and a wall made of river stones. Energy and excitement pulse through the room, creating a surreal effect.
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79% Recommend
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Como, Italy
Top Contributor
140 reviews 140 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

The menu is not your typical Nobu menu. The main part was an American Brunch type menu served saturdays and sundays. Interesting and unexpected.

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Top Contributor
173 reviews 173 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
112 helpful votes 112 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

My partner and I enjoyed a lovely meal at this excellent restaurant. We booked a table in advance and took advantage of the Restaurant Week menu, which is fantastic value at 38 dollars for 3 courses. The restaurant is stylish and the service and staff very good. I had Sushmini salad to start, followed by Beef in a teriyaki sauce... More

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Milan, Italy
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51 reviews 51 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

Still a good place (even though was easyer and better) with tremendous quality food. Service is ok. Very expensive and small portions.

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Naples, Italy
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99 reviews 99 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

One of the best Japanese restaurant I tried in my life. Nice place, nice location, nice service and great food. I tried a Grilled Salmon with rice. Excellent. I hope to come back in New York to still try this restaurant.

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New York City, New York
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

My first date with my wife was at this restuarant back in 2003. Came back recently with my cousin from out of town. Still delicious. New Style Sashimi, Rock Shrimp Tempura in Creamy Spicy Sauce and Eggplant with Miso were good. The Creamy Spicy Crab seemed different and was less tasty than I remembered.

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Livingston, New Jersey
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48 reviews 48 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

I have been to Nobu but never "next door". Went with another couple on a Saturday night. We were seated immediately. Food was really good and a definite notch and a half above your typical Japanese restaurant. Saki was outstanding. Would go again and again.

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Top Contributor
87 reviews 87 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014

I could not get reservations at Nobu so I ended up taking colleagues to Nobu Next Door which was perfect. They were visiting from Chicago. I got my normal the black cod while they selected appetizers and cocktails. I recall that we had edamame and another appetizer. I didn't take photos since it was a work meeting. Everything was wonderful,... More

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Santa Fe, New Mexico
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014

We went for lunch on Sunday. They had a brunch menu with interesting takes on common American brunch ingredients, but we stuck with their every day menu. The sashimi was perhaps the highest quality I've had - delicious big eye tuna. Even the salmon, which I normally find the least interesting, was excellent. They obviously take great care with their... More

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Vancouver, Canada
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2014

My husband and I were simply blown away by their food! Their famous dish black cod miso certainly lived up to the expectations and hype! We also ordered a whole mix of dishes based on the server's recommendations and they were all very tasty!

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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30 reviews 30 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2014

Ordered several things and shared with friends. Everything we ordered was awesome. Service was prompt and friendly. Staff was very helpful with recommendations and descriptions.

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