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4720 Center Blvd, Long Island City, NY 11109-5619
+1 347-242-2448
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun 1:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Mon - Tue 5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Wed - Thu 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Fri 5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Sat 1:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Manhasset, New York
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 4, 2016

I planned a brunch outing for my Mother in Laws birthday and it was a nightmare. First off, I made reservations 2-3 weeks prior and explained that I wanted a seat by the window for a special occasion. When we arrived, they sat us at one of the puny tables by the front door - my husband was not having... More 

Thank L7613RUnicoles
New York City, New York
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37 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016

Who would ever think a restaurant that serves both Japanese and Chinese food could be so good? This is a hard restaurant to describe, but it's more than serviceable and the sushi as well as the Chinese dishes are excellent quality

Thank RCPNewYork
Long Island City, New York
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95 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 12, 2016

I love their lettuce wraps, sushi and broiled fish. Beautiful space looking at the New York skyline, outdoor dining, weather permitting. Active bar scene in the front of the restaurant with tv for sports.

Thank Marlene D
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 7, 2016

is great place to eat the food is delicious, you always have a great view. the wait staff is great. the guest can get a little ratchet, but it is NYC. it is bound to happen. we had a large table and everyone enjoy their food. the music is always playing at the right level not loud and just good... More 

Thank Jorge F
Brooklyn, New York
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151 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 25, 2016

went in last night for our friend birthday celebration, the place has a great ambiance, good vibes excellent food and service, plus a beautiful view of NYC specially of the Empire State Building which from our vantage point was great, also the music was good and the drinks

Thank MairE14
Zurich, Switzerland
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2016

the service is nice, at least mostly. the lady who seem to be the owner though is pushy and not particularly kind. good food, well presented and in good portions. very good green thai, sushi and a warm chocolate cake with vanilla ice that deserves a little self-indulgence. it's not cheap but good food and good quality have their price,... More 

Thank cristina r
New York, New York, United States
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43 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 2, 2016 via mobile

Had a good time at Shi. Great meals, had the Lychee Calamari (didn't taste the lychee, but was good anyhow) Seafood Rangoon 👌🏼great! Green Prawns, Pineapple Chicken Almond Fried Rice, and another Seafood (prawns ) dish. All were really great!! Can't go wrong with any of the Sushi Rolls. Attentive staff The location is perfect, you are next to the... More 

Thank Julian P
Gladstone, Missouri
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 23, 2016

Good atmosphere, good sushi, great view at night and great waiters! We try to sit in the section where the windows are.

Thank DebGeneD
Naples, Florida
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119 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 20, 2016 via mobile

Went here for happy hour and stayed longer then planned. Bar service was top notch and even entertaining (full of humor bar tender). Great app's and the beef cube entree was fantastic as well. Definitely coming back to this spot next visit.

Thank furioustraveler
Waunakee, WIsconsin
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14 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 6, 2016

My daughter and I love to get to a sushi restaurant every time we travel. We landed in LIC, NY for a 3-day turnaround and found Shi within walking distance (albeit a 20-30 minute walk) from our hotel. What a wonderful find. We were seated immediately (a July Wednesday night after the 4th at around 5:45PM). Ordered drinks and a... More 

Thank cheesychef

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$31 - $50
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Chinese, Fusion
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Delivery, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special occasions, Large groups, Romantic, Bar scene, Business meetings, Families with children
Open Hours
1:00 pm - 10:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
1:00 pm - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4720 Center Blvd, Long Island City, NY 11109-5619
  • Public Transportation: 7 train Vernon-Jackson and G train to 21st Street.
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Queens  >  Long Island City
  • Phone Number: +1 347-242-2448

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