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370 Columbus Ave, Frnt 2, New York City, NY 10024-5110 (Manhattan)
212-362-4816
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Ranked #3,269 of 11,751 Restaurants in New York City
Price range: $50 - $80
Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Mon 5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Mon - Fri 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Tue - Fri 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Sat 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: Sushi, Japanese
Neighborhood:
Upper West Side
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Good for: Doing business
Dining options: Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Between 77th and 78th Streets
Transit: 1,9 trains to W79th Street or B,C to W81st Street.
Description: phone 212 362-4816
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English first
Top Contributor
61 reviews 61 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014 via mobile

Asking for $1.5 for extra ginger - speaks for itself, we didn't like it. This is the way how to make us bitter.

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Livingston, New Jersey
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68 reviews 68 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

When I made a reservation for 4, for 5:30 on a Saturday night a credit card was required. We got there and were the only ones there. They wanted us to seat us right by the door. No other tables were occupied. Hate when they do that! Anyway, we switched. The sushi is high end, but not the highest of... More 

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Brisbane
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104 reviews 104 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

We managed to find a table here on a very wet Sunday afternoon. Just lucky to walk in when a table was being prepared after walking past a number of other very busy establishments. We were welcomed warmly and very courteously. The tables were roomy and the décor quite elegant. The menu was quite modern and the servings quite small... More 

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Madrid, Spain
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

Loved the atmosphere, the staff were great, and the food was brilliant. I'd go back in a second. The Omekase was delicious. I was surprised at the sushi's freshness and the staff's helpfulness.

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New York
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58 reviews 58 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

Lot's of great recommendations but the experience was not ... Very pricey for sushi but that could be ok if quality is delivered ! More of a neighborhood restaurant that used to be good.

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New York City, New York
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Personal service. Great food. Excellent Omekase. We are regulars. They charge NY prices, but the food and experience are worth it.

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Hong Kong
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176 reviews 176 reviews
139 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

When I arrived for lunch, I wasn't sure if the restaurant was even in operation, although I had made a reservation. It was empty on a Sunday afternoon. Granted, the food is still VERY GOOD, but for the prices (on the expensive side... $50 for a lunch set), you can go elsewhere with all the other new Japanese places that... More 

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LA
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138 reviews 138 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

Came here last year and since then the quality of lunch seems to have dropped. We had the sushi deluxe set and a tempura and it was really quite average for the price paid. The sushi wasn't really better than your average place and what was really surprising this time around was how pushy the waitresses were with maximizing your... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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89 reviews 89 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

This is the Gari's location I go to most often, but it seems to be more difficult to get a reservation here than the UES location. Sushi is slightly less well prepared than the UES location, but the space is larger and more inviting.

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washington, dc
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52 reviews 52 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

Dined last night while on a business trip to NY and wanted to try something in a more residential area. We should have stayed in Midtown. We got the omakase and several pieces were very tasty. But out of 12 pieces, maybe 4 or 5 were memorable. The problem was that there was little range of flavors. Favorites were the... More 

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Additional Information about Gari

Address: 370 Columbus Ave, Frnt 2, New York City, NY 10024-5110
Phone Number: 212-362-4816
Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Manhattan
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Monday 5:00 pm - 10:30 pm  12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Tuesday 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm  5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm  5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm  5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm  5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 50 - 80
Cuisine: Sushi, Japanese

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