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Yakitori Totto

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251 W 55th St, New York City, NY 10019
212 245 4555
5:30 pm - 1:00 am
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Mon - Thu 5:30 pm - 12:00 am
Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:30 pm - 1:00 am
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Kingston Parish, Jamaica
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72 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Super efficient use of time and space.The entrance is a very steep stairway which does not put you in a good mood. The lunch menu is limited; however there is a dish for every eater- conservative to experimental. Prices are expensive when the portion size is taken into account. Get there before the lunchtime crowd. After 12:00 noon gets very... More 

Thank eatafood
Mexico City, Mexico
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Dont miss asparragus and bacon skewers. You would never forget the flavor. Edamames, croquettes and beef skewers ara amazing. Small and busy place, so be patient.

Thank GabyUMexico City
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I am very saddened to write this review. I have been going to this restaurant for over 10 years and when I first went it was amazing. The quality of the food items were top notch. Tonight after having not visited in awhile, I return to find that so much has changed. The most obvious was the clientele which were... More 

Thank Genopixel
St. Thomas
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44 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I came a long way to check this place out and it was worth the travel. It is a small place. Three of us went on a sunday night. There was about a 15 minute wait. Don't be turned off by the stairs to the second floor. The staff was excellent. The food even better. No chicken livers available was... More 

Thank 1dartman
New York City, New York
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18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2016

This place has been around for a long time and it is still hard to get a reservation unless you book well in advance. We have been here numerous times and were never disappointed. One of the best yakitori joints in NYC and the prices are very reasonable. They also have an extensive menu and most of the items are... More 

Thank Miumiu88
Nicosia, Cyprus
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51 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2016 via mobile

Very good pricing!!! Don't order too much of one thing try everything or as much as you can handle. The Kobe beef on skewer was awesome!!!! Great atmosphere great sushi even though limited choice but everything else makes a very nice Asian meze. Will be coming back again for sure.

Thank alkam
Auckland, New Zealand
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103 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2016 via mobile

Really extensive menu... Friendly professional staff... Efficient service The food was delicious & could have kept eating!!! Tight dining settings, but as can be expected in New York....

Thank lovenest30
Cincinnati, Ohio
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19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

I met up with a friend that happened to be in NYC at the same time I was. He was jazzed up for some Japanese so we walked a few blocks over to Yakitori Totto. I thoroughly enjoyed everything! I wanted to order the whole menu... Had some fresh and tasty yellowfin, red snapper and octopus on the sushi side.... More 

Thank Tim B
New Jersey
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32 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016

Amazing little spot in the city if you wanted food that's topnotch! We didn't have a reservation so we were just so lucky that night that we got in. (Though they told us we had to leave at a certain time because somebody was reserved in our table. Which was fine since we eat fast anyway. Lol) Just try everything... More 

Thank nesza00000
Boston, Massachusetts
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016 via mobile

Back again at Yakitori Toto and will have to upgrade my last review. The food is amazing. The chicken liver and heart is exquisite. I will be back

Thank nomadicSwede

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$15 - $20
Japanese, Asian
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Open Hours
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 12:00 am
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 12:00 am
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 12:00 am
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 12:00 am
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 1:00 am
5:30 pm - 1:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 251 W 55th St, New York City, NY 10019
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighborhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: 212 245 4555

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