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Morimoto

88 10th Ave, New York City, NY 10011-4721 (Chelsea)
212-989-8883
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Ranked #137 of 11,618 restaurants in New York City
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $41 - $80
Cuisines: Sushi, Japanese
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Good for: Bar scene, Large groups, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Fine Dining
Neighborhood: Chelsea
Cross street: 16th Street
Transit: A, C, E at 14th Street. L at 8th Ave.
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English first
Atlanta, Georgia, United States
Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

They had a great raw bar set up for our business event (which they constantly and happily refilled. Also a hot buffet bar and they passed around heavy hors d'œuvres. The staff was excellent and was able to bring out additional seating while we were there for those of us who needed to sit.The quality of the food was very... More

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jcbexleyoh
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55 reviews 55 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014 NEW

Arriving at 10 pm one still felt the place has a fun vibe and considerate service. My dining companion and I were able to talk amiably, no shouting, sitting at the sushi bar. The waiter explained the menu which we did not need but felt was appropriate since some people are intimidated by sushi. The food was delicious, the wine... More

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Toronto, Canada
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

This is the type of place you would plan the day around...be prepared to spend some $$$$, be adventurous, wear some nice clothes, if you want a quiet intimate dinner reserve earlier in the evening...we went on a Saturday at 6:30 and found it pretty quiet and relaxing. The server was outstanding and timed out our courses with attentiveness and... More

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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

I went with my Husband we had a great time, the place is clean and nice, Service and food was excellent, Every dish was delicious!

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New York City, New York
Top Contributor
68 reviews 68 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

My husband and I went to Morimoto for our second anniversary,and had such a great time that we went back for our fifth. We were not disappointed. Eating at Morimoto is a pleasure, the entire experience, from the hostess station to the waitstaff to the way the busboys clear your table is designed to be comfortable and lovely. Not to... More

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Rome, Italy
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56 reviews 56 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

An experience to have: dinner at the sushi bar, with the Omakase tasting menu and a very good Californian Soleil Chardonnay. Food excellent. Every dish was well presented. I particularly liked the toro tartare and the surf&turf waggu filet with lobster in garam masala. Service professional and efficient. As for the atmosphere, maybe because it was Saturday (July 5) night,... More

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London, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

We went for lunch today and had a delicious bento box and dessert for $25. Black Cod, salad, miso soup, sushi (was a bit small), and 3 pieces of a tuna roll, tempura with a sauce (tasted like it could have blue cheese in it), The black cod was cooked perfectly. Surprisingly the sushi was what I liked the least.The... More

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New York City, New York
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44 reviews 44 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

Have been here multiple times and loved every moment of it! The crispy shrimp as a started is the best, the sushi is also incredibly fresh. This is pretty expensive but you get what you pay for!

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Santa Teresa, Costa Rica
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

This past trip to NYC was specifically designed around food. I went to other NYC restaurants, unfortunately I found Morimoto to be just OK. I asked for the sushi selection at lunch and although the plating and execution of the sushi was flawless, the fish was not the freshest. I live in the pacific coast in Costa Rica and when... More

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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18 reviews 18 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

It was recommended by friends. We started with a cocktail which was to die for. It's what you expect when you know your going to pay, brilliant, very different. Appetiser and mains were great, presentation, taste and ingredients. Desert was to die for, honestly. One thing is annoying. We sat upstairs and as the interior is very modern (glass, concrete,... More

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