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40 W 40th St, Bryant Park Hotel, New York City, NY 10018-2602 (Between 5th and 6th Avenue)
(212) 921-3330
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
11:45 am - 2:30 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Mon - Fri 11:45 am - 2:30 pm
Fri - Sat 5:30 pm - 12:00 am
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New York City, New York
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134 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

It was the ideal place for a business meeting. We were not at all rushed and were given a nice quiet booth once requested. It might have been because it was Sun night and appeared very very slow. The salmon sashimi with truffle oil was exceptional but the crab was soggy and the roll with shrimp was tasteless and the... More 

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Tarrytown, New York
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69 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Ive eaten twice here. The decor is stunning. Service has been good. It's too bad that the food is so average. Tonight we had Kobe beef potstickers which were buttery and excellent. The hamachi ponzu was not fresh although the presentation was nice. The spicy calamari salad was aggressively overbearingly hot and cauterize my taste buds. The sparkling rose was... More 

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Guatemala City, Guatemala
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73 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

we were 3 guests and had 5 different appetizers to share....all were very good. The vegetable tempura was like a cloud! the oriental salad was an amazing combination of flavors.

Thank ebollmann1
London, United Kingdom
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226 reviews
143 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely restaurant, just across Bryant park, serving excellent sushi. The place has a nice atmosphere and makes you feel welcome. The service was implacable, quick, warm and professional, not trying to push you to order more.The fish were fresh and the sushi and sashimi were tasteful, although not cheap. Since the food was good and fresh we ate a lot... More 

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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230 reviews
144 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 15, 2016

Koi is a beautiful restaurant with a great vibe. We didn't have reservations, but had no problem getting a table on a weeknight. We enjoyed everything we had. The miso soup was good and the potstickers too. The calamari salad was okay. The tiger prawns were sensational and the sunfire roll was great. Service was good, but we did have... More 

Thank ScottandJanelle
Marblehead, Massachusetts, United States
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 15, 2016

the atmosphere in this Koi is pure kinetic energy. The energy can be felt in the food, the customers , the employees and even in the drinks. I left feeling like I wanted to go and do something constructive, not because of a high intake of calories but from a high intake of energy.

Thank Paul T
Saratoga, California
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107 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016

We were able to get a last minute late dinner reservation at Koi after flying in from the West Coast that night. The interior is trendy and modern. We liked the flexibility in the menu since you can either share a number of small plates or order your own entree, or both. The sushi was very fresh and the offerings... More 

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Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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73 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 8, 2016

The food and service are great in the this busy Japanese restaurant and the atmosphere gives it a lively buzz. The menu is varied and the beer and wine list were also good. I would definitely come back when I am in town next.

Thank Andrew P
New York City, New York
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23 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2016

We have been to Koi several times before and enjoyed the experience every time except for this latest visit. The menu had changed and it was less vegetarian friendly but still a varied Japanese inspired selection. Problem was the quality of the food has dropped. The edamame was bland and served without salt. We added salt just to perk it... More 

Thank Robert T
Denver, Colorado, United States
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46 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 5, 2016

It's hard to rate between three and four stars because this is a very nice restaurant. It is beautiful and the food is delicious, it was a real life saver at the end of our travel day to be able to be quickly seated and get great food quickly. The prices are high, but the rolls are fairly large. Our... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$31 - $80
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Bar scene, Romantic, Large groups, Special occasions, Business meetings
Open Hours
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:45 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
11:45 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
11:45 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
11:45 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
11:45 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 12:00 am
5:30 pm - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 40 W 40th St, Bryant Park Hotel, New York City, NY 10018-2602
    (Between 5th and 6th Avenue)
  • Public Transportation: B,V,D,F to 42nd Street; 4,5,6 to 42nd/Grand Central Station.
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighborhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: (212) 921-3330
  • This restaurant is at The Bryant Park Hotel
Rich earth tones of orange, red and brown impart warmth to the cool and tranquil space. Thin tapestries of translucent rose fabric are embellished with flame motifs and suspended from the ceiling, creating a separate seating area perfect for a light bite near the large front windows. Famous for its unique and mouth-watering interpretation of Japanese cuisine. Upscale Japanese fare is given a jolt of new life through an innovative use of ingredients, resulting in refreshing and exciting flavor combinations. Crispy Rice with Spice Tuna, an addictive version of the classic spicy tuna roll, featuring warm grilled rice topped with a thick layer of cool, savory tuna. Baked Crab Roll, for which succulent fresh crab meat is wrapped in a thin rice paper dotted with sesame seeds and baked to perfection. Hamachi Fusion with Soy-Citrus and Truffle Essence all artfully plated by Koi’s skilled culinary team.

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