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Yakiniku Gen

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250 E 52nd St, New York City, NY 10022-6201
+1 212-602-1129
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good37%
  • Average12%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Apr 27, 2018
“Amazing Japanese BBQ”
3 weeks ago
“Average place”
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$$ - $$$
250 E 52nd St, New York City, NY 10022-6201
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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

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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. :-)

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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

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Reviewed January 31, 2010

Good quality Japanese BBQ.

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New York City, New York
Reviewed September 25, 2009

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

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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
$25 - $100
Lunch, Dinner
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Open Hours
5:30 PM - 12:30 AM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 3:00 AM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 3:00 AM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
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11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 3:00 AM
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6:00 PM - 3:00 AM
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
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