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152 W 49th St, New York City, NY 10019 (Manhattan)
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Ranked #564 of 11,765 Restaurants in New York City
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $10 - $15
Sun - Sat 5:00 pm - 2:00 am
Cuisines: Japanese
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Good for: Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Late Night
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Date | Rating
  • Chinese (Traditional) first
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Portuguese first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
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English first
New York, United States
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29 reviews 29 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

Tight and cozy quarters in the basement. If you have massive baggage of the material kind, you may be hard pressed to fit into your seating. Needs an overhaul when it comes to finishes, but more importantly, if you've come for the food then you won't be disappointed. Very good food that isn't entirely authentic but pretty close and delicious... More 

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Sundbyberg, Sweden
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67 reviews 67 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

Ate a great dinner at this place, several things on the menu to combine with friends. Everything we had was really tasty! Best plate of food was the fried chicken with lemon, and the baked eggplant, yum! Will definitely come again, like the atmosphere.

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New York City, New York
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48 reviews 48 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

Totally stumbled into this place after a screening of a film. There were lots of people on the wait list but since I was alone, they let me right in. Its basement setting and "casual and more like real Japan" I can see how the owner tried when he opened, but it's very dated in unimpressive way while felt dirty.... More 

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Stafford, Virginia
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154 reviews 154 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
93 helpful votes 93 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

We come here every time we are in the city. We love it here. I enjoy the okanomiyaki, a calpis sake and anything they make on a stick. It is very authentic and takes me back to when I lived in Japan. The beer and food is amazingly priced for NYC.

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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

A small place no reservation possible. But once you're seated you have Time to choose between delicious gyoza, sashimi and japanese drinks. Il is just perfect I loved everything about this restaurant. The cooks and waiters are japanese and you feel like you're in a special place. Sashimi just melted on the tongue. A must go

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Carlsbad, California, United States
13 reviews 13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

I really enjoyed feeling like I had stumbled upon (ok, with the help of Yelp) this little lower level Sake house -- most of the patrons were New Yorkers and it was obviously not their first visit. Small line on a week night. Everything I had, especially the specials like spicy fried chicken were great. Service and atmosphere is young... More 

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Austin, Texas
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197 reviews 197 reviews
116 restaurant reviews
118 helpful votes 118 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

Who would have thought I'd find a nice izakaya in the theater district? Well, it's here. However, if you want a seat, don't come too late. I showed up at 6:30 once and got the last seat in the place (at the bar) because I was by myself. The bartender was great though, and I loved the various yakitori goodies... More 

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puerto rico
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85 reviews 85 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

After eating pizza and all the other regular foods typical from this city we were all so glad and enjoyed our huge dinner..even though the wait was long it was worthwhile. The salads, fresh tasty good tuna an yellow fin...rice and tempura nice as well superb the wasabi dumplings. Beer by pitcher...all in all great place great price! Will come... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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23 reviews 23 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

Downstairs and into a modest space jammed with eager eaters! Service was quick and efficient at 6pm. Perfect pre-dinner show~ We ordered fried oysters, Hamachi yama, hamachi/ and tuna sashimi. All fresh and fragrant. Worth the wait if there is a line.

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New York City, New York
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185 reviews 185 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
184 helpful votes 184 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

I'm a New York City tour guide who spends a lot of time in Times Square. I think Sake Hagi Bar is one of the gems of the neighborhood. Sake Bar Hagi is located downstairs in a basement on the south side of W 49th St between 6th and 7th Ave just a few steps east of 7th Ave. Above... More 

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Additional Information about Sake Bar Hagi

Address: 152 W 49th St, New York City, NY 10019
Phone Number: (212)764-8549
Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Manhattan
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
Average Prices: USD 10 - 15
Cuisine: Japanese

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