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251 W 55th St, New York City, NY 10019 (Manhattan)
212 245 4555
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Ranked #657 of 11,692 Restaurants in New York City
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $15 - $20
Hours:
Sun 5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Sat 5:30 pm - 1:00 am
Cuisines: Asian, Japanese
Neighborhood: Manhattan
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
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English first
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014 NEW

This was my first visit to the Yakitori Totto . Having visited several Yakitori restaurants in Japan and Paris, I was extremely impressed with YT. Our total tab including 8 items , two beers, tax and tip was $100.00 dollars. All items where well prepared and beautifully presented. The chicken meatballs soup and the skirt stake skewers were excellent. We... More

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New York City, New York
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24 reviews 24 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014 NEW

I absolutely love this place, but I hesitate to even tell you about it because it would seem from the lines that it has truly been discovered. Very hard to get a table, though they do take reservations if you make them early enough. Delicious, affordable, not fussy. It's a small dining room, but you can also eat at the... More

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Regensburg, Germany
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

One cannot really go wrong with ordering any item on the menu ... they are all worth a try, however if you arrive early some of the special selected parts of chicken like the chicken oyster are worth a special mention for their quality

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Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

small restaurent, very crowded but super tasty. We had monkfish lever, eggplant, top beef, chicken gril. fast service, very reasonable price. Only thing is that we needed to finish within one hour...so a bit of fast eating.

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Zurich, Switzerland
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17 reviews 17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

My husband and I went to this restaurant twice for dinner. The first time, we had to sit at the bar as there was no table free. The second time too. The food was really good, so we decided to go there a second time. We particularly liked the Kaisou Salad, Jidori Karaage, Tori Dango, and the choices of grilled... More

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New York City, New York
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46 reviews 46 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

The food is great. It's Sakagura light with Japanese kebobs. We ordered 5-6 appetizers and a couple skewers a piece. 4 beers and 200 bucks later the overall experience was good. This place should be really cheaper although food is good.

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Chicago, Illinois
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55 reviews 55 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

Ive had better yakitori in other japanese restos that dont just specialize in yakitori like totto. Lively and cozy atmosphere, friendly service, hit or miss yakitori items. The best thing ive tried was the fried chicken wings. Sadly, it was not a yakitori item. Im glad ive tried it. I probably wont be back

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Senior Contributor
34 reviews 34 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

I can't visit NYC without at least one visit there. The food is delicious and prices are OK. Service is average and finding a table can be nearly impossible, BUT you still need to go.

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Richmond, Virginia
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

Intimate, authentic Japanese restaurant, wonderful food! We loved it. Not cheap. Family of 4 was $100 plus tip. Those tasty little chicken skewers are smaller than expected. But very good. Steak was our favorite.

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New York City, New York
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22 reviews 22 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

Still as good as been for several years. Authentic service which is a typical for same type of the restaurant in Japan. Sometimes you have a nice knowledgeable guy og girl and sometimes not so. The only problem that occurred more and more often they start to have "not available' for all the specialty items. For example Soft knee bonds... More

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Additional Information about Yakitori Totto

Address: 251 W 55th St, New York City, NY 10019
Phone Number: 212 245 4555
Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Manhattan
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Thursday 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Friday 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Saturday 5:30 pm - 1:00 am
Average Prices: USD 15 - 20
Cuisine: Asian, Japanese

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