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Japonais - CLOSED

111 E 18th St, New York City, NY 10003-2107
+1 212-260-2020
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good29%
  • Average25%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible7%
Jul 6, 2013
“Lunch with family”
Apr 1, 2012
“Delicious sushi near Union Square and the Village.”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Sushi, Asian, Japanese, Spanish
111 E 18th St, New York City, NY 10003-2107
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Reviewed July 6, 2013

Have lunch with my family with two grand children 2 yrs and 1 yr. They are very attentive and caring for the young guest. We have a private area which help a lot. The food is fantastic and like always go back there.

Thank jojonyc464
Reviewed April 1, 2012

Very fresh sushi and good miso soup and salads. Seats overlooking the street is great people watching. Good service and great food.

Thank SiriusSkier23
Reviewed March 14, 2011

Japonais is just one more of those prodigious, Japanese inflected restaurants that you find all over New York City these days. You enter and know that you’ve “been there, done that”. Though the space is pretty, I didn’t feel as if it had any of...More

Thank RestaurantFairy
Reviewed September 10, 2010

WOW! Balcony type seating open on18th Street, great setting. Decor is top notch. We grazed on sushi and tapas, and split a couple entrees. You must have "The Rock." Thinly sliced beef you place on a hot rock you cook to your liking. Greta place...More

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Reviewed December 3, 2009

pseudo asian food

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Reviewed October 13, 2009

My favorite part of Japonais was the ambiance. It was terrific. I went during the night and had a great dinner. It was very noisy indeed and very popular so it's very important to make a reservation early. The door is pretty neat, it's a...More

Thank sami12yang
Reviewed October 2, 2009

It seems the menu has changed at Japonais is trying to pass off as a more refined purveyor of mainly cooked Japanese fare at reasonable prices. Unfortunately, it largely falls flat. The grilled Hawaiian Hamachi, one of their signature dishes, is bone dry and drowned...More

Reviewed September 10, 2008

I was a bit skeptical after reading other reviews. But my wife and I and 2 other couples thought the place was great. Expensive?? I thought it was in line with NYC sushi-$150 per couple (incl tip), and we drank a fair bit of sake...More

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Reviewed August 26, 2008

nice but kind of las vegas-esque

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Reviewed July 25, 2008

The service at this place is terrible, the waiters have an attitude and purposely ignores you, you practically have to beg to get some service. Terrible experience.

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Restaurant Details

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$41 - $80
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 111 E 18th St, New York City, NY 10003-2107
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Manhattan
  • Neighborhood: Manhattan
  • Phone Number: +1 212-260-2020
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