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AMBER (Japanese, sushi)

1406 3rd Ave, New York City, NY 10021 (Manhattan)
(212) 249-5020
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Ranked #5,265 of 11,845 Restaurants in New York City
Price range: $21 - $30
Hours:
Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Sat - Sun 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: Sushi, Japanese
Neighborhood:
Upper East Side
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Good for: Large groups
Dining options: Reservations, Delivery
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: Corner of 80th Street
Description: Amber Asian Bistro is located in the Upper East Side. We serve Asian and Japanese cuisine.
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English first
New York City, New York
Top Contributor
286 reviews 286 reviews
171 restaurant reviews
95 helpful votes 95 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

We use Amber as our go to for sushi take out, and just recently we decided to dine in for a change, choosing different options from the menu. The raw seafood options - the tuna, the hamachi, the sashimi - were all incredibly fresh and melt in your mouth soft. The sushi options were fresh as always.

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nyc
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224 reviews 224 reviews
197 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

This review is for Amber on Columbus (not 3rd Ave). Net; we both thought the food was average. Nothing special. Granted neither of us had sushi, but the various fish & chicken dishes we had did not 'stand out'. The best part of our meal was the street-view (so; suggest that you sit by the window), and the friendly and... More 

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Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

Regardless of which you choose, lunch or dinner, the food is always absolutely delicious and fresh. during the day I would suggest eating at the bar where they have frozen green tea margaritas, and a nice view through the windows. After 7 p.m. Or so it turns into a more crowded fun scene with the sound of sake bombs all... More 

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North Aurora, Illinois
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57 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

We scouted the neighborhood to find a good spectator spot for my daughter's marathon and since we never in this city , we just asked a local person on the street. It is a very clean, good ambiance, and large portion specialty dishes and fresh tasting sushi. Friendly servers and prompt service. I would go back.

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New York City, New York
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286 reviews 286 reviews
171 restaurant reviews
95 helpful votes 95 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

We walked past Amber one Sunday and decided to give it a go for Sunday Brunch. They have several brunch specials on offer, but we were just after sushi. The true test for me is always in the sashimi, and the salmon sashimi we had that day was spot on - melt in your mouth soft and fresh. We had... More 

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New York City, New York
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

I used to be a regular. At least twice a week. Last night I ordered a sashimi de lux. I was charged $4 for another bowl of rice. When confronted, the manager could not be more confrontational. Last time there.

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Bucharest, Romania
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6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

... but other dishes are great too, as well as the ambiance and the service. I don't know about the Japanese beer, but one of my friends appreciates it. We loved the place, give it a try.

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New York City, New York
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

We live in the neighborhood and frequently dined here … until today's awful experience. As "regulars," we had an Amber card that accrued dining points. When we presented it today, the waiter told us that the restaurant no longer offers this promotion. I asked to speak to the manager; each time the waiter left us to speak to someone, came... More 

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New York
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50 reviews 50 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2013

I frequent this place quite often with my family and friends. Food is presented nicely and pretty good. Drinks are presented nicely too, but a bit weak. The Duck main course was tasty, overfried, and a bit sparce of Duck; a bit disappointing. One time I went, the waiter forgot to returna friend's credit card to the table and not... More 

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Mount Pleasant, South Carolina
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3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2013

We stopped in before late night shopping. The sushi was delicious! The service was efficient, but helpful. Very welcoming and inviting ambiance! There was one in the group of four who did not order sushi. She ordered a noodle dish instead and thoroughly enjoyed it. We would definitely visit again!

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Additional Information about AMBER (Japanese, sushi)

Address: 1406 3rd Ave, New York City, NY 10021
Phone Number: (212) 249-5020
Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Manhattan
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 21 - 30
Cuisine: Sushi, Japanese

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