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15 East

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15 E 15th Street, New York City, NY (5th Avenue)
L, N, Q, R, W, 4, 5 & 6 trains to Union Square - 14th Street and F & V trains to 6th Avenue.
212-647-0015
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12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Sat 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Reservations

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  • 27
    Very good
  • 15
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  • 2
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Spectacular sushi at top prices

I don't know too many excellent Japanese restaurants that won't empty your wallet. Masa in NY, for one, is the most expensive restaurant in a city with many already onerous world class venues. So I expect to spend a pretty penny for day-fresh sushi, and another for the chef's take on what usually... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 8, 2015
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New York City, New York
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Paris, France
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32 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

The best japanese restaurant I have been. All dishes are delicious, quality of the fishes are amazing . Prices is not cheap but ot worth ! I have been for dinner and back for lunch ! The tuna tartare with caviar sauce is great !

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 via mobile

i ended in this restaurant as it was recommended bz a friend who is living in NYC he actually joined me there i want to be brief:26 pieces of the highest quality ever. well, after that night i haven't visit any other sushi in all the cities that my job brings me to visit. i made a decision: i will... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

This place is amazing. The sushi is fresh and served in an authentic and simple way. The manager ended up being our server and he was very knowledgeable and gave wonderfully attentive service. The soba noodles are amazing (try then hot with duck) and the pork belly appetizer is amazing!! Don't be scared away by price; this place is amazing.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

The food is tasty and good. Wine matched was superb too. But the waiter kept pressuring us to finish up the plate while my family was enjoying the chatting time. In the end the head waiter even came back to ask for an increase in gratuity from my original 9.5% based on the amount before tax to 20% based on... More 

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Vevey
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

Booked restaurant in advance hoping to get a table at the sushi bar, but those seats were booked out weeks in advance. We still managed to get a nice table in the main dining room. We were hungry, so we went for the sushi & sashimi combo, plus special order unagi from 3 different parts of the world. Simply the... More 

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

I don't know too many excellent Japanese restaurants that won't empty your wallet. Masa in NY, for one, is the most expensive restaurant in a city with many already onerous world class venues. So I expect to spend a pretty penny for day-fresh sushi, and another for the chef's take on what usually consists of lackluster, if delicious, bites. 15... More 

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Kailua, Hawaii
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

My daughter chose this place by web surfing. Wasn't sure what to expect but Charles, THE BEST waiter I've ever met came and just blew us away. The food was excellent in every way. I have absolutely nothing negative to say about this place AT ALL. I will definitely visit again and again when in NY!

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

We were curious to try this place whilst visiting NYC as we had heard positive comments about the sushi. To keep costs down we came at lunch and tried the set menu which consists of a starter a main and dessert. The meal was fine, decent sushi for the main. There just wasn't really enough food (we weren't that hungry... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

Had an early dinner here on Friday night (6 pm sitting) with my wife, and 3 year old son. I am very respectful of a restaurant's atmosphere, and what is appropriate and these guys were just wonderful, period. This is not a kiddie restaurant, this is not high chairs, but they were very accommodating to a couple with a well... More 

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Mumbai
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

This is most definitely a Tier One sushi establishment. It’s upscale, it’s expensive, and it’s good enough for me to consider earning a criminal record for. Why is it worth all that? Well to start, the fish is incredibly good. Everything is fresh and authentic, and will make you realize why people freak out over things like fresh uni and... More 

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Additional Information about 15 East

Address: 15 E 15th Street, New York City, NY
Phone Number: 212-647-0015
Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Flatiron District
Open Hours:
Monday 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm  6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Tuesday 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm  6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Wednesday 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm  6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Thursday 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm  6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Friday 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm  6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm  6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 50 - 50
Cuisine: Japanese, Seafood, Noodle, Sushi, Asian

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 15 E 15th Street, New York City, NY
    (5th Avenue)
  • Public Transportation: L, N, Q, R, W, 4, 5 & 6 trains to Union Square - 14th Street and F & V trains to 6th Avenue.
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Flatiron District
  • Neighborhood: Flatiron District
  • Phone Number: 212-647-0015

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 50 - 50
  • Cuisine: Japanese, Seafood, Noodle, Sushi, Asian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Good for: Doing business
Open Hours
Monday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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Flatiron District
Offering many of the city’s best restaurants and shops set amid classic New York architecture, the Flatiron District is no longer under the tourist radar. At 23rd Street is the famous triangular Flatiron Building, which makes a good picture no matter what angle you photograph it from. Be sure to look up at the elegant architecture as you stroll the streets - much of this neighborhood is part of a historic district that was home to many of the city’s most famous department stores at the turn of the century. At the northern end of the neighborhood, Madison Square Park is best known for being home to a famous burger shack, but it can also be a quiet refuge to spend an afternoon, and it frequently hosts interesting public art exhibits. In the lower part of the Flatiron District you'll find Union Square, a bustling crossroads at all times of day and night.
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