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Shinbashi

7 East 48th Street, New York City, NY 10017 (Manhattan)
212.813.1009
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Ranked #6,238 of 11,623 restaurants in New York City
Price range: $35 - $50
Cuisines: Sushi, Japanese
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Good for: Romance
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Neighborhood: Manhattan
Cross street: Between 5th & Madison Avenue
Transit: 6- 51st Street at Lexington B/D/F/V- 47-50 Streets Rockefeller Center N/R/W- 49th Street at 7th Avenue
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  • English first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
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English first
New York
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2014

What a great sushi spot midtown! They recently had a management change (end of 2013) but I was never here under the old management so I can't compare anything. I just know I loved it tonight :) I just got back in the country last week after almost two months abroad and couldn't WAIT for some amazing sushi... I asked... More

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San Francisco, CA
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83 reviews 83 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2013 via mobile

The poor service issue is systemic, not the servers. Bad process and or training. The food was just OK - I would pass. The outside seating is casual. I normally look for good in every review. Tough to find here.

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London, United Kingdom
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86 reviews 86 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2013

For only the 2nd time in my life, I walked out without ordering because the service was so atrociously bad. I waited 5 minutes to be seated (I was seen, but ignored by the staff). I was then seated (in an empty dining room) with no apologies and a couple of dirty menus were thrown at me. There were flies... More

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New York City, New York
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84 reviews 84 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2012

We went to Shinbashi b/c it was rated high by Tripadvisor. We had lunch sushi which came with miso soup and salad that was not so fresh. The quality of sushi was excellent, and knowing the same set at Hatsuhana is $ 22, $ 17.25 was reasonable. This place reminds me of sushi restaurants in Ginza - fashionable and attentive... More

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Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2012

Our hotel concierge recommended this restaurant to us. We almost turned around after entering because it was so empty on a Saturday night. I'm so glad we didn't. The food and service were excellent. I went there with my husband, kids, and mom (who, by the way was born and raised in Japan). We all loved it. Hiroko was an... More

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Cleveland, Ohio
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82 reviews 82 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2012

I know we were in NYC, so everything was expensive. We ate good quality of seafood and also got good services, but I felt a little more expensive than we expected.

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São Paulo
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86 reviews 86 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2012

We went here for a business lunch and were not disappointed. The lunch specials are very good value, and the restaurant convinced us with friendly and efficient service. We asked for a couple extra items, which came very well prepared with fresh ingredients.

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Washington,DC
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47 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2011 via mobile

Husband and I popped in at 6:15 on a Friday night. Wasn't v crowded. Service was fantastic. Had miso soup and some rolls. All was fresh and well prepared. We were thoroughly satisfied and would definitely recommend to others. Also, it had just about the cleanest restaurant bathroom I've ever used.

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Denton, Texas
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10 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2010

Great food and the service was wonderful. Our waiter , ED, from Bali was patient explaining the menu to us. We had the tempura meal called Tendon Goshen and it was an awesome meal with good friendly service. I wish there was one in Dallas or Ft. Worth.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2009

Good for lunch due to its pricing but suitable for quiet conversation. Authentic Japanese food.

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