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Sugiyama

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251 W 55th Street, New York City, NY 10019-5202
(212) 956-0670
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11:45 pm - 5:30 pm
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Mon - Thu 11:45 pm - 5:30 pm

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  • 27
    Excellent
  • 13
    Very good
  • 5
    Average
  • 1
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  • 0
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
AUTHENTIC!!

Authentic Japanese cuisine. I am pretty sure that eating here is like dining in Tokyo. Located in midtown this cozy restaurant has a pre-fix menu that will awaken your tastebuds. Great service and the freshest sashimi. A real hidden gem!

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 22, 2015
Pipsy05
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New York
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46 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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New York
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61 reviews 61 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015 NEW

Authentic Japanese cuisine. I am pretty sure that eating here is like dining in Tokyo. Located in midtown this cozy restaurant has a pre-fix menu that will awaken your tastebuds. Great service and the freshest sashimi. A real hidden gem!

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Melville, New York
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36 reviews 36 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015 via mobile

This quaint restaurant had excellent food and service. The entire staff from the owner and chef to the wait staff were super friendly and catered to our every need. I cannot say enough about this hidden gem in Manhattan. A must go to any person who enjoys excellent food and service.

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newyork
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

We have been going to Sugiyama for years. It is so nice to see the same chef, the same staff and the same high level of food and service maintained over so many years. It is not at all expensive for what you get at Sugiyama compared to many watered down quasi Japanese restaurants in the city.

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West Palm Beach, Florida
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167 reviews 167 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
83 helpful votes 83 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

Exceptional quality Japanese food delivered in multiple small plates. It's pretty, exceptionally tasty and considering its New York not bad value. No California I'll here and that's good in my book.

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Chicago, Illinois
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83 reviews 83 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Food was very good and creative. Ordered 5 course meal. Everything was very creative and tasty. Portions very small. This is a unique place to go for dinner after having a huge lunch. Not sure it was worth price even for NYC

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Austin, Texas
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208 reviews 208 reviews
126 restaurant reviews
124 helpful votes 124 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

My mother and I decided to have two different meal courses. I had the $65 authentic 6 course dinner, and she had the $98 6 course kaiseki meal. There was a little overlap, but I definitely understand why her meal cost so much more. At the same time, I definitely enjoyed my meal. Both run through the range of cooking... More 

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East Brunswick, New Jersey
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

This is not your average Japanese restaurant. The quality of the food, preparation and service sets this place apart. Yes, it is a bit pricey, but you will feel like an honored guest at a lavish banquet, and this makes it a great choice for a relaxed meal with family and friends, to celebrate special occasions. Do not expect a... More 

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Franklin, Tennessee
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65 reviews 65 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

We came here based on Zagat reviews and we were not disappointed. The service was friendly and attentive. The dining experience was fun and adventurous. Everything was top notch especially the wagyu beef.

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Senior Contributor
30 reviews 30 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

very authentic style. but not cheap. When we were there, we saw some very senior japans business men so believe the food rather good. enough to eat but small portion.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

Authentic Japaneese Restaurant. Fixed menu 5-6 courses delicious Sushi. Nice corteo us service and reasonable price.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 251 W 55th Street, New York City, NY 10019-5202
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighborhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: (212) 956-0670

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 41 - 80
  • Cuisine: Japanese, Seafood, Sushi
Open Hours
Monday
11:45 pm - 5:30 pm
Tuesday
11:45 pm - 5:30 pm
Wednesday
11:45 pm - 5:30 pm
Thursday
11:45 pm - 5:30 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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