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Yama - CLOSED

40 Carmine St, New York City, NY 10014-4432
+1 212-989-9330
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good44%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
Mar 11, 2014
“Sophistication at resonable prices”
Mar 4, 2014
“Excellent Sushi for a great price- unfortunately they're closed now”
Restaurant Hours Closed
CUISINES
Sushi, Asian, Japanese
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$$ - $$$
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40 Carmine St, New York City, NY 10014-4432
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11 - 20 of 66 reviews

Reviewed January 30, 2012

I've been to Yama on a number of occasions, and I'll continue to go back because the fish is great and the price is reasonable. Look beyond the dive-y decor and out-of-place carpet, and you'll find a solid restaurant with great sashimi and nigiri, and...More

Thank Dan S
Reviewed January 13, 2012

I normally go to their Irving Place location, but overall the sushi at this place is one of the freshest you can get in the city without breaking the bank. My friend and I especially LOVE the spicy mayo. At the end of our meals,...More

1  Thank mikitruax
Reviewed December 28, 2011

Travelers know that the number of locals in a restaurant typically indicates how good it is. Well, this is the place New Yorkers go when they want the freshest sushi without pomp and circumstance. When I lived in NY, Yama was a staple on my...More

1  Thank Lcny2001
Reviewed December 4, 2011

Lovely fresh shashimi and sushi. Interesting bento boxes. Also serve some cooked food eg tempura. High quality.

Thank AJCG
Reviewed November 29, 2011

Great spicy tuna...the spicy sauce is great! Good sushi, nothing special. Lively and crowded.

Thank SiriusSkier23
Reviewed November 20, 2011

We have been going to Yama Carmine for years. Unfortunately, not often enough:-) While the venue does not look like anything fancy, the food and service are amazing. Their fish is the freshest, portions - large, and spicy mayo - out of this world! Their...More

1  Thank Leo Y
Reviewed September 25, 2011

for tuna fans this is one of the best in NYC, if not the best. I've never had a spicy tuna anywhere thats better than yama and the size of the pieces can't be beat. The one on Carmine street is definitely the best as...More

1  Thank born2ctheglobe
Reviewed July 20, 2011

My wife and I were looking for a different Sushi Restaurant within walking distance from our apartment.. We stumbled upon Yama on east 49st.. It was pretty busy so we walked in. It was a very clean and modern looking restaurant with a large Sushi...More

Thank max135
Reviewed January 30, 2011

Was introduced to Yama by a friend and we had excellent quality sushi there. Interesting rolls and the maki sushi were delicious. High quality and very fresh fish! Tiny place and very crowded but that's only because it's so good.

Thank KaneoheBoy
Reviewed December 22, 2010

I lived in New York for 10 years and only discovered Yama Sushi in the last 2 years of my stay. If I could eat sushi every day...this is the place for me. The Maitre-D is friendly enough, and the staff...well they are simply there...More

Thank Jessy8971
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 40 Carmine St, New York City, NY 10014-4432
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > West Village
  • Neighborhood: West Village
  • Phone Number: +1 212-989-9330
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