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Megu

62 Thomas St, New York City, NY 10013 (Manhattan)
212-964-7777
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Ranked #1,533 of 11,623 restaurants in New York City
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $50 - $50
Cuisines: Sushi, Japanese
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Good for: Bar scene, Large groups, Doing business, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Fine Dining
Neighborhood: Manhattan
Cross street: Church and West Broadway
Transit: 2,3,A,C,E trains. Closest station: Chambers St.
Description: Rated by the New York Daily News as the most stunning restaurant in New York, Megu takes each diner on a sensual journey through the culinary delights of Japan! The finest organic ingredients from across the globe arrive in our kitchen daily. Dishes are brought to your table as an array of dazzling culinary creations. Enjoy delicacies like our premium sushi & sashimi & Kobe Beef, cooked slowly using our unique Bincho-Tan Charcoal Grill. You'll be in ecstasy as flavors mingle to tease & tantalize, ending in a taste bud climax that releases UMAMI, the intensely satisfying flavor concealed within. Our elegantly appointed dining room is the perfect backdrop for dinner, with a wine list featuring over 400 selections, and 50 Sakes by the glass!
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English first
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014 via mobile

Wonderful service, great surprises in 7 course dinner! If you like me cannot choose a dessert you get them all!

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NY
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53 reviews 53 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

had a delicious dinner at megu where everything was enjoyed by our group. we had about six assorted hand rolls as well as a few different appetizers. it wasn't the best sushi ever, but it was really good. the shrimp appetizer was really tasty. the goat cheese appetizer was good too but a bit of an odd flavor combination with... More

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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154 restaurant reviews
302 helpful votes 302 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

Ok the place is nicely decorated and clean but the over priced Kobe and sushi not worth it. I guess that is what you pay for ..the ice sculpture. The service was not that great either. The place was empty at 9pm on a Friday Night.... Did we miss the memo.......I wish I could say more. Jerry Ehrlich from the... More

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New York City, New York
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13 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014 via mobile

My boyfriend took me here for my birthday, and it certainly was a memorable experience. When you first come downstairs, the first thing you notice is exceptional design. There's an ice Buddha sculpture in the center of the dining room "floating" in water and rose petals— it's absolutely beautiful. The food can be described as modern Japanese cuisine offering sushi,... More

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East Brunswick, New Jersey
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

Was taken to this restaurant by someone who provides services to our company. It was VERY overpriced!! The 6 oz steak $98 (Kobe beef) but absolutely outrageous. The wine list was very pricey and the entire place was not comfortable to be at. Very pretentious! We arrived at 6:30 p.m. on a Tuesday night and the bar was empty-no one... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

The food was great as was the atmosphere. However we had a waiter, presumably a manager as he was wearing a suit. IT seemed like he really didn't want to be there and he was not happy to serve us. Thus one felt like we couldn't really ask him for what we wanted.

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New York City, New York
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73 restaurant reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

Exquisite decor, great bartender making lychee coladas, and charming servers. A gilt city coupon allowed us a three course dinner for two with fantastic choices. The food was heavenly and artfully prepared.will definitely return even without coupon.

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New York City, New York
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31 reviews 31 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

I visited Megu using a voucher I purchased from either Groupon, LivingSocial, TravelZoo...you all know the kind. This voucher claimed to be worth a particular value but at almost half the price, that is could not have been true as the menu for voucher patrons was completely different from those willing to pay full price. I was shocked that Megu... More

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NYC
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72 reviews 72 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014

Thought I'd try Megu after many years of eating at Nobu. Got the $150 tasting menu. The ambiance is wonderful, with just the right level of background music and a gradually melting Buddha ice sculpture next to our table. Service was excellent. Arrival time of the food over the course of the evening was well thought out. The meal was,... More

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EU
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36 reviews 36 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

Megu 62nd Thomas Street (Tribeca) Cuisine: Japanese Megu looks very nice. It has a unique and interesting design, from the impressive sushi counter and the fancy floor lamps to the cool mirrors in the restrooms area. Still, it was almost empty at 9pm on a monday evening. We ordered a nigiri mix, the maguro/chutoro/otoro set was not comparable to other... More

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