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Sushi Yasuda

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$$$$
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Midtown
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204 E 43rd St, New York City, NY 10017-4713
+1 212-972-1001
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Sunday
Closed
Hours:
Mon - Fri 12:00 pm - 2:15 pm
Sat 6:00 pm - 10:15 pm
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New York
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26 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The restaurant is beautiful, simple and modern. Service was very deliberate and persistent with small plates and chopstick holders being choreographed repeatedly through the meal. Loved having my tea replaced with a fresh hot cup a few times. Sushi/sashimi in the fluke and sea bass family was more tender than anywhere I've had sushi before. The food was very fresh... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My craving for uni (sea urchin) finally reached a fever pitch so I googled sushi restaurants with uni near Grand Central station. With only 30 minutes until closing time, I ran and was immediately seated. Within 5 minutes the most delicious uni met my lips. They had just run out of uni from Japan, but their selection from Maine was... More 

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New York
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59 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have never been to a Japanese restaurant outside of Japan that can bean Sushi Yasuda. They are absolutely terrific and their sushi and sashimi are the best in business I have ever tired. The setting is very "Scandinavian" , somewhat minimalist, which makes you focus on their artfully prepared food even more. The service is great and they made... More 

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Lusby, Maryland
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62 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The dining room is minimalist but warm and not loud. We sat at the sushi bar (made reservations 3 weeks ahead) and had omakase, two types of saki served in charming metal pots. The sea bass appetizer was delectable and the most memorable of the three we tried. The sushi - I don't what to say, it was the most... More 

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Thank jadedtravelista
Tel Aviv, Israel
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11 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place is awesome! Fresh and delicious ingredients. Attentive service. Nice ambience. Highly recommended!

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Thank Anna_Guri
New York City, New York
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 18, 2017

I booked for my birthday on January 9, 2017 at 9:30 pm with my girlfriend that was traveling from overseas. I was running late so i called and informed them and they insisted i come before 10 in which i did. As soon as i sat down the waitress told me about 5 times within 2 minutes that the kitchen... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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25 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 111 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 9, 2017

Dined recently at Shushi Yasuda. Big reputation, but left disappointed. Ordered Omakase. Of about 15 pieces only a couple were particularly interesting or note worthy. Most were standard fare like you would get in a typical sushi assortment. Fish was of varying quality. Uni had a very strong iodine taste along the lines that you would find at a lesser... More 

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5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 30, 2016 via mobile

Don't go late at evening: the product they use is fresh and delicious, and probably that's why some of the items on the list are not longer available after certain hour. It's very simple, but you notice you're eating really good fish. Around 100$ per couple (minimum). With no drinks. But it's worthy.

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Thank Manel L
New York City, New York
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17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 28, 2016

we have been going here for many years - need to plan ahead make reservations you get a number and you cannot hang around more than the time given to you as they have two lunch sittings - its worth the process - the food fresh - delicious and the presentation impeccable

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New York
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11 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 21, 2016

Sushi is everywhere now, from super-expensive formal dining to inedible supermarket offerings and a host of numbingly mediocre places in between. Sushi Yasuda is the best sushi experience this side of Tokyo. Simple elegance in the dining space decorated tastefully with light bambo. Superb rice and delicious fish. Just marvelous. Make sure to try this one when you are looking... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$41 - $80
Cuisine
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Meals
Dinner, Lunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special occasions, Business meetings
Open Hours
Monday
12:00 pm - 2:15 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 2:15 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 2:15 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 2:15 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 2:15 pm
Saturday
6:00 pm - 10:15 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 204 E 43rd St, New York City, NY 10017-4713
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighborhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 212-972-1001

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