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Sushi Yasuda

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204 E 43rd St, New York City, NY 10017-4713
212-972-1001
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12:00 am - 2:15 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 12:00 am - 2:15 pm
Sat 6:00 pm - 10:15 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations

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  • 262
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  • 74
    Very good
  • 31
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  • 10
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  • 14
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Lunch

Superb sushi if a little pricey but worth the treat-had lunch and will return with my daughter for a special lunch. Had chefs choice and was excellent

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 22, 2015
John F
Good for:
  • Doing business
  • Special occasions
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

Superb sushi if a little pricey but worth the treat-had lunch and will return with my daughter for a special lunch. Had chefs choice and was excellent

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Point Pleasant Beach, New Jersey
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

An old boyfriend continually mentioned how much he loved Yasuda, so naturally we headed there one evening. The food was just phenom! We ordered in stages and had a nice long dinner, continually trying new items, as I was a bit of a sushi prude at the time. The bf ordered one of his favorites, which he lovingly named, Bacon... More 

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West Nyack, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

this place is a dining experience for a special occasion. the place was real nice but the food was definitely a cut above- the best, freshest sushi I have had BUT was it that much better, fresher that it was worth 3 or 4 times what the bill normally is? let me get back to you on that......

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South Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015 via mobile

Have not been to Yasuda in a few years. The quality of the fish and the understated, elegant presentation is unmatched. service was professional and very attentive. Will be back next time I'm in NYC!

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Los Angeles, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

Having heard all of the wonderful things about Yasuda in NY, I was expecting a true Japanese sushi experience. Unfortunately, it was good but not great. The meal was typical sushi with soft fish and rice, the usual suspects, with nothing unique or wonderful about it. It was more "American" style than Japanese style, and was no better than dozens... More 

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015 via mobile

I went to Yasuda for the first time in May for a solo dinner... I enjoyed it so much that I came back the next day with friends for lunch. I had the omakase for dinner and the chef's selections were amazing. I ended up paying 140$ but it was worth it. A couple of weeks later I went to... More 

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Edenton, North Carolina
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

Our reservation was at 9:15 . We were seated by 9:30 and got Omakase. The fish was delicious but the service so rushed we couldn't enjoy it. They close promptly at 10:30 and they were done with us at 10:25. No tipping but the cost for three people was just south of $500.

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Arecibo, Puerto Rico
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

After going to Naomichi Yasuda's place in Tokyo I was worried that the NY location might not be up to standards since Yasuda's in Tokyo is outstanding! Taking my girlfriend for a date night I can really say that it was a nice experience. They kept Japanese customs meaning good service, great quality food and no need for tipping. We... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

I have been to every sushi restaurant in an NYC's Top 10 list. None can hold a candle to Yasuda. From the simplicity of the setting, the quality of the rice, it cannot be matched. While other places have cost 20% more, Yasuda does not break the bank. Considering how good everything is, they could easily charge more than they... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

The service staff was very attentive but not but not so much to be intrusive. We had omakase and were treated to some excellent cuts of fish. I would recommend this place and would like to return.

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Additional Information about Sushi Yasuda

Address: 204 E 43rd St, New York City, NY 10017-4713
Phone Number: 212-972-1001
Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
Open Hours:
Monday 12:00 am - 2:15 pm
Tuesday 12:00 am - 2:15 pm
Wednesday 12:00 am - 2:15 pm
Thursday 12:00 am - 2:15 pm
Friday 12:00 am - 2:15 pm
Saturday 6:00 pm - 10:15 pm
Average Prices: USD 41 - 80
Cuisine: Japanese, Sushi

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 204 E 43rd St, New York City, NY 10017-4713
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighborhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: 212-972-1001

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 41 - 80
  • Cuisine: Japanese, Sushi

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Doing business, Special occasions
Open Hours
Monday
12:00 am - 2:15 pm
Tuesday
12:00 am - 2:15 pm
Wednesday
12:00 am - 2:15 pm
Thursday
12:00 am - 2:15 pm
Friday
12:00 am - 2:15 pm
Saturday
6:00 pm - 10:15 pm

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