We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Yakiniku Gen

Is this your business?
250 E 52nd St, New York City, NY 10022-6201
+1 212-602-1129
Website
Share
Save
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Neighborhoods
Neighborhoods
Overview
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good37%
  • Average12%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Apr 27, 2018
“Amazing Japanese BBQ”
3 weeks ago
“Average place”
Closed Now
Hours
CUISINES
Japanese
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
250 E 52nd St, New York City, NY 10022-6201
All Details
Write a ReviewReviews (16)
Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Language

1 - 10 of 12 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There are a few Japanese Yakiniku places in the city, and I'd say Yakiniku Gen is simply average. Nothing special, nothing terrible. Just no frills and pretty standard. The service is also a little shoddy, and you'll have difficulty flagging someone down to change out...More

Thank Tunaidi
Reviewed April 27, 2018 via mobile

Extraordinary. The best Japanese BBQ we’ve had so far. Awesome service. It was packed when we came in on a Thursday night. We waited for almost an hour. Make sure to get a reservation. We’re already planning when to come back. :-)

Thank nesza00000
Reviewed March 12, 2017

I think this restaurant stopped to open at lunch time, but whenever I go, I saw a lot of people laughing ,smiling with each other ,that is a little bit rare in N.Y. A safe place.

Thank tsuchinoo
Reviewed December 26, 2016

We were looking for a bowl of Ramen but the place we were originally looking for only took cash so we ended up next door at this Gen restaurant. What a find though. Customers cook their own meat/seafood/vegetables using the grill in the middle of...More

Thank j0e_75
Reviewed December 4, 2016 via mobile

One of the guys that worked at our hotel raved about this place. I could tell he genuinely loved it, so we went. We concur, the people are very friendly, and the food was great. Authentic Japanese BBQ that you cook yourself at your table....More

Thank Alltix12
Reviewed February 25, 2016 via mobile

WOW is this place good!!!!! Prices are great, you order and cook your meats table side. Come here if you want to have a good time with friends and not feel hurried by staff! You won't regret it!!

Thank Pengylove
Reviewed June 19, 2012

They have very good Japanese food at a reasonable prices.

Thank ArtPawn
Reviewed April 24, 2012

Broaden your palate of Japanese food treats to include excellent cooked meats and fish dishes; traditional fare of exotic vegetables and sauces. Huge menu with many curious selections, like a multi-layered shredded pork, cabbage, miso sauce and cheese, and odd treats like Hot Dogs and...More

Thank danielf1818
A TripAdvisor reviewer on Facebook
Saitama, Japan
Reviewed January 31, 2010

Good quality Japanese BBQ.

Thank A TripAdvisor reviewer on Facebook
A TripAdvisor reviewer on Facebook
New York City, New York
51
Reviewed September 25, 2009

Authentic Japanese BBQ. Relatively quiet, cozy and good for casual get-together.

Thank A TripAdvisor reviewer on Facebook
Nearby
Midtown
This is the iconic New York that so many visitors
imagine before they visit - spectacular skyscrapers
like the Chrysler Building and Empire State Building,
iconic public buildings like Grand Central Terminal
and the New York Public Library, and the non-stop
hustle and bustle of the city streets. Fifth Avenue is
a shopper's paradise where you can find every kind of
store imaginable, with fashion brands ranging from the
...More
Nearby HotelsSee all 479 hotels in New York City
Pod 51 Hotel
5,228 reviews
.06 miles away
Hilton Garden Inn New York/Manhattan-Midtown East
1,424 reviews
.07 miles away
Courtyard New York Manhattan/Midtown East
2,462 reviews
.12 miles away
Fifty Hotel & Suites by Affinia
1,645 reviews
.16 miles away
Nearby Restaurants
Le Bateau Ivre
238 reviews
.05 miles away
Amma
382 reviews
.05 miles away
The Smith
916 reviews
.03 miles away
Hide-Chan Ramen
155 reviews
.01 miles away
Nearby Attractions
Club Bonafide
23 reviews
.07 miles away
Cigar Inn
19 reviews
.10 miles away
Le Bateau Ivre
14 reviews
.06 miles away
Tomi Jazz
37 reviews
.06 miles away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Yakiniku Gen staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Submit
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$25 - $100
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations
Open Hours
Sunday
5:30 PM - 12:30 AM
Monday
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 3:00 AM
Tuesday
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 3:00 AM
Wednesday
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 3:00 AM
Thursday
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 3:00 AM
Friday
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 3:00 AM
Saturday
6:00 PM - 3:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 250 E 52nd St, New York City, NY 10022-6201
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighborhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 212-602-1129
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing