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108 W 44th St, New York City, NY 10036-4011 (Manhattan)
(212) 302-0707
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Ranked #1,648 of 11,845 Restaurants in New York City
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $12 - $80
Hours:
Mon - Fri 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Sushi, Japanese
Neighborhood:
Midtown
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Good for: Romance, Doing business, Outdoor seating
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Lerici, Italy
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27 reviews 27 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

We were very happy to pay the little bit extra. We had very fresh sashimi and sushi, good service and nice presentation of food.

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london
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69 reviews 69 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

I have been to Zen a number of times, recently in November. It is a fairly small, busy restaurant. Staff are fine, if a little distant. The array of sushi is really good, but does get expensive. This really is a sushi/sashimi restaurant in the sense that there is not a huge selection of hot dishes. Plenty of soup, and... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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177 reviews 177 reviews
169 restaurant reviews
85 helpful votes 85 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014 via mobile

It is a bit pricey but worth it. The sushi is fresh, the varieties wide, and the service is traditional Japanese, with lots of "thank yous"and "Arigatos". SIt at the bar to see the CHefs work, that is like the price of admission to a show where you actually eat what they prepare so meticulously.

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3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

Nice atmosphere. Expect to pay at least 50.00 a person. The sushi is quality. Our waiter was very nice.

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New York City, New York
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181 reviews 181 reviews
119 restaurant reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

It is always packed and there isn't much room between tables so don't go for very private conversations. The staff is friendly but can be hectic when all tables are full and the small Sushi menu is quite comprehensive and good. A good midtown place if you are into sushi

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London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

Top sushi. Not cheap. But great atmosphere. Good selection of top quality sake. Selection of fish was excellent. And very fresh. Only flown in from Japan. They do 4 flights a week. All Japanese staff which is always the mark of a top place. I am not saying others can't so sushi. I am just saying I have never been... More 

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Delray Beach, Florida
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49 reviews 49 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

The Sushi and Sashimi are very fresh, and the taste outstanding. I only get to New York twice a year, and always include this restaurant if I can. Prices are somewhat steep by my standards ($35-50 per entre) but worth it. One of my favorites. 44thStreet just off 6th Ave, a reservation is strongly suggested at dinner time.

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Ny
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

I've enjoyed my meals here in the past, especially when Shin was still around. The nigiri is excellent if a tad pricy. A lunch omakase has typically run 140-170 pre tax and tip. The number of pieces are usually about the same, somewhere in the mid 20's, sometimes closer to thirty. I don't specify a price limit because I've had... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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70 reviews 70 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

Forgot to review this one, so I'm writing now! I had a special lunch course a few months ago at a lunch meeting. The course included salad, tempura, sushi & dessert. Sushi quality was such mediocre and disappointing:( As for the types of fish, they offered too many white fish (just for my preference, would rather have more variety). However,... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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47 reviews 47 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

I felt as if I was in Japan both the high quality food & service It was an experience like that of the move Juro, I would tell anyone to go & experience

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Additional Information about Sushi Zen

Address: 108 W 44th St, New York City, NY 10036-4011
Phone Number: (212) 302-0707
Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Manhattan
Open Hours:
Monday 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm  5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm  5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm  5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm  5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm  5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 12 - 80
Cuisine: Sushi, Japanese

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