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Sake Bar Hagi

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152 W 49th St, New York City, NY 10019
(212)764-8549
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5:00 pm - 2:00 am
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 5:00 pm - 2:00 am
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night

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  • 80
    Excellent
  • 66
    Very good
  • 16
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Really more like a 4.5

Went after a show, got there around 9p and waited about 10-15mins. Place is not too big, and was packed. Wife got the yellowtail salad and I got the assorted sashimi appy- good portions and we both enjoyed it. Wife got the unagi meal and I got the kimchi ramen with spicy oysters. We both... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 26, 2015
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  • Dining on a budget
  • Local cuisine
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  • Chinese (Traditional) first
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Korean first
  • Norwegian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
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English first
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

we have eaten here many times but the quality of the seafood has gone way down. Based on what we ordered last night, tuna sashimi salad the tuna wasn't fresh, tough and tasted metalic, scallop special and the scallops were tough and chewy. The noodles which were cooked inside an omelet were covered in BBQ sauce and mayo. This is... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

Went after a show, got there around 9p and waited about 10-15mins. Place is not too big, and was packed. Wife got the yellowtail salad and I got the assorted sashimi appy- good portions and we both enjoyed it. Wife got the unagi meal and I got the kimchi ramen with spicy oysters. We both enjoyed those too. Finished it... More 

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New York City, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

This place has good Izakaya - japanese style tapas. You'd think dinner would be cheap looking at the prices but after ordering 3-5 dishes per person it adds up. The food is good, the beer is plentiful and the location hidden in the basement keeps the tourists of times square away. Will be back for sure!

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Vancouver, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

Came by here b/c of my friend's recommendation and it started out great, really enjoyed the sashimi which came first (the mackerel and the spicy tuna). And then it went downhill. The hagikko ramen came next and was medicore. then the suki yaki and the seafood pancake was just terrible especially the seafood pancake (which is my favourite in hapa... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015

Really good all around, lots of choice and variety on the menu. Onigris are huge but tasty. Arrive early, it was full on a Saturday at 5:30pm but service is quick and efficient so tables turn quickly.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

It was a one hour wait, super busy and small, but worth the wait. Would definitely go back. Food was delicious and authentic snd reasonably priced.

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Memphis, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

Blink and you will miss it (and we did!) Visiting NY on family trip and this was our first dinner spot. Every bite was absolutely delicious. The staff was wonderful. Great price for NY as well.

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Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

The best place for oriental food in Manhattan...complete with authentic beverages. Nothing is watered down, thinned out...this is the real deal. I became Ramen drunk. We shared 3 dishes and left very little in the bowls. OMG just think plates of food for $6, $8...etc. Value does not mean quality. This is such good food...you will want to hide out... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

Fair price in NYC with very good japanese food in simple and small place (small door downstair). Fresh and taste sashimis, dry tempuras and delicious and hot soups as "missô shiru" and "udon". We ate combo sashimi, grilled salmon, shrimp tempura and "Ten don " and they were delicious and taste. The attendence was very nice. Around $25.00 per person... More 

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Fort Lee, New Jersey
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

Can't say enough about this place. One of my favorite places to eat in the city. Made infamous by Anthony Bourdain, this basement sake bar is where the late night crowd consists of chefs, cooks and waiters from nearby restaurants already closed for the night. Eat where the chefs eat!! Sounds like a good, logical idea, no? :) You usually... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 152 W 49th St, New York City, NY 10019
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighborhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: (212)764-8549

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 15
  • Cuisine: Japanese

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Dining on a budget, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 2:00 am
Monday
5:00 pm - 2:00 am
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 2:00 am
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 2:00 am
Thursday
5:00 pm - 2:00 am
Friday
5:00 pm - 2:00 am
Saturday
5:00 pm - 2:00 am

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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