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Zenkichi

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77 N 6th St, Brooklyn, NY 11211 (Between Berry Street and Wythe Avenue)
3 blocks from the L Train Bedford Avenue Station.
+1 718-388-8985
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5:30 pm - 11:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun 5:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Mon - Sat 6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Private Dining, Reservations

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Visitor rating
  • 40
    Excellent
  • 18
    Very good
  • 6
    Average
  • 0
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Interesting concept

Arrived via cab and thought we were at the wrong address. The outside was like an old boarded up building. Inside was dark. Interesting dacor, with bamboo curtains separating each table from the aisle. Had to buzz to get the waiter's attention. Very good quality food. Not the classic sushi... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 16, 2015
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Vevey
Good for:
  • Romantic
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Vevey
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56 reviews 56 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

Arrived via cab and thought we were at the wrong address. The outside was like an old boarded up building. Inside was dark. Interesting dacor, with bamboo curtains separating each table from the aisle. Had to buzz to get the waiter's attention. Very good quality food. Not the classic sushi and sashimi, but nonetheless very good quality and fresh ingredients.... More 

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New York City, New York
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69 reviews 69 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

After a quick March trip to Japan on business, I was intrigued to find interesting cuisine in NYC. Luckily my friend's mother treated 4 of us to this well-rated 'in our back yard' place. Three of us had the multiple course seasonal tasting menu and the other ordered al a carte. The tasting menu was really special and the other... More 

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Linkoping, Sweden
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

This so-called hidden restaurant is a gem in Brooklyn. You sit in your own private 'cubicle', with the entrance covered with a curtain. The staff is amazing, very friendly, and will provide the best help. This restaurant is like a tapas restaurant, but Japanese, meaning it's best to order a couple of dishes and share with your company. We shared... More 

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Brooklyn, New York
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43 reviews 43 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

I dislike nothing! Everything about Zenkichi is perfect. Best Japanese food in NYC, really romantic atmosphere, waitstaff couldnt be more on point, and extremely tasty sake. Everything is worth the price. Ive been a regular here for about 5 years, and never had any issues.

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Newton, New Jersey
2 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

We drove to Harrison, NJ and took the PATH train to Union Square to NYC and then the L train to the restaurant to have our New Year's Eve dinner. Parking next to PATH was easy, inexpensive ($11 for 12 hours), and safe. There is plenty to browse about in Union Square and you'll be in Brooklyn in 5 minutes... More 

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New York City, New York
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74 reviews 74 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014

The ambience is amazing , every table has its own booth and it's very warm ... The music is usually jazz that I love and the stuff is very friendly ! I highly recommend it for a romantic dinner , the bamboo decoration adds to the experience . The food was fresh and good, we got the omakase( chefs choice),... More 

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Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

We came here our last night in New York and it was a great way to end our trip. The food was lovely and the atmosphere was brilliant. You eat in your own secluded booths. The sake was quite expensive so we stuck to just a couple of glasses, but you can have a different sake depending on the course.

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Brooklyn, New York
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91 reviews 91 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

you know you are in an authentic Japanese Restaurant when instead of playing kitchJapanese background music, they are playing straight-ahead Jazz. Every booth is private. The service is excellent. The sake list is comprehensive without being overwhelming. The food is sublime. And a trip to this place gives one a chance to be updated on Wiiliamsburg's renaissance ( even if... More 

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Warren, New Jersey
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54 reviews 54 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

The food is creative and delicious - and yes lots of small plates so you will spend some $$ and might leave hungry. But if you are adventurous this is one to visit. I can't even comment on the decor because it is dark and narrow and once you get to your booth you are behind a pull down shade... More 

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London, Canada
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44 reviews 44 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

4 of us had the omakase, 2 if whom are solid firemen and nobody left hungry. Recommend going with others as with any prix fixe menu, it will be a couple of hours and it's a great way to spend time. The sake menu is extensive and those I was with say it was very good. Removed a star since... More 

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Additional Information about Zenkichi

Address: 77 N 6th St, Brooklyn, NY 11211
Phone Number: +1 718-388-8985
Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Brooklyn
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Monday 6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Tuesday 6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday 6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday 6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Friday 6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday 6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Average Prices: USD 31 - 40
Cuisine: Japanese

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 77 N 6th St, Brooklyn, NY 11211
    (Between Berry Street and Wythe Avenue)
  • Public Transportation: 3 blocks from the L Train Bedford Avenue Station.
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Brooklyn
  • Phone Number: +1 718-388-8985

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 31 - 40
  • Cuisine: Japanese

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Good for: Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
5:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Monday
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Tuesday
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Friday
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday
6:00 pm - 12:00 am

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?