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AMBER (Japanese, sushi)

1406 3rd Ave, New York City, NY 10021 (Manhattan)
(212) 249-5020
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Ranked #5,187 of 11,673 Restaurants in New York City
Price range: $21 - $30
Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Sat - Sun 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: Sushi, Japanese
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
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 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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68 reviews 68 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 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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260 reviews 260 reviews
148 restaurant reviews
79 helpful votes 79 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
11 reviews 11 reviews
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
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 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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41 reviews 41 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 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
4 reviews 4 reviews
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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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2013 via mobile

Went there with friends for good sushi and we were not disappointed. The fish was fresh, well cut and the portion size was good. The service was fast and friendly. The prices are a little high.

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New York City, New York
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2013

Please Please Please do not eat here! This place defines the kind of place that Yelp reviews can fool you into eating at. It is like eating at a militaristic restaurant with millions of rules. Most of the sushi is not included in the "all you can eat" menu and all things extra are charged-spicy mayo, special rolls. The drinks... More

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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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