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185 7th Ave, New York City, NY 10011-1804
+1 212-989-4466
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
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69 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Great food fresh nicely served. Simple flavours very tasty excellent service. A great Japanese restaurant.

Thank Lindanavot
Ann Arbor, Michigan
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This popular Chelsea neighborhood spot is worth a visit if you are looking for fresh, expertly made sushi. For dinner, try to arrive before 7 pm otherwise you may be facing a long wait for a table. Our waiter was efficient and unobtrusive. Decor is unremarkable, modern, clean and uncluttered. We started with the delicious wakame (seaweed) and cucumber salad.... More 

Thank TravelFan48105
New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Once again the crispy rice role was amazing. I could easily get addicted. Good selection of fish on the sushi sashimi combo. Always fresh.

Thank martynsnook
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 13, 2017 via mobile

As a sushi lover, this was a great find. Tasty sushi and sashimi & the staff was very nice! We couldn't make a reservation, but we put our name on the list. Result: when we came back after 30 minutes, we got a table almost instantly, despite the long queue! Loved that night :)

Thank LeidsHertje
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 26, 2017

Great meal. one of my new favorites. We did the tasting menu and were able to modify 10 pieces to 5, 2 of each. Everything was amazing. I have to say my favorite was the Crispy rice and the tuna belly. I already can't wait to go back.

Thank nlibra777
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 29, 2016 via mobile

I feel like the best experience I had at Momoya was alone, went I sat at the counter to see the chefs preparing sushi in front of you. Such an art and they make it look so easy. The food is stunning and extremely fresh. My favourites are the crispy lobster roll and the black sesame ice cream and the... More 

Thank LaurentGuinci
New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 28, 2016 via mobile

Fresh creative sushi. Crispy rice roll a must. Very minimalist space, small but good vibe. Servers are professional, friendly and sincere. Quick service but not rushed. There's always a line at the door for good reason. Don't miss. Bring your wallet because you'll need it

Thank Allan L
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 14, 2016

They don't take reservations but it's well worth the wait. Definitely get the Crispy Rice Rolls and Black Dynamite Rolls. Soooo yummy! Order as a hot appetizer the Edamame. Amazing venue. Amazing service. Incredible food!! My favorite Japanese place in NYC. Highly recommended. Open hours every day 12:00-14:30 & 17:30-22:30

Thank thereshegoesnow
London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 11, 2016

I was looking for a place to eat and I noticed how packed this restaurant was: a good sign that the food is good. I propped myself up at the bar and ordered the 8 piece sushi platter with 6 tuna rolls. It was ever so fresh and tasty I left a very happy customer.

Thank k747
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 9, 2016 via mobile

Particularly loved the Risotto that a single dish was the food highlight of our week in New York. The busy hum of this place surrounded by fantastic contemporary modern decor and very attentive staff combined with the wonderfully fresh and beautifully presented food to make this a great evening out for us. The best part was that we just walked... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$31 - $40
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Special occasions, Families with children
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 185 7th Ave, New York City, NY 10011-1804
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Chelsea
  • Neighborhood: Chelsea
  • Phone Number: +1 212-989-4466

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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