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“Great food and service”
Review of Izakaya MEW

Izakaya MEW
Ranked #58 of 13,759 Restaurants in New York City
Price range: $30 - $40
Cuisines: Sushi, Japanese, Seafood
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Dining options: Late Night
Neighborhood: Midtown
Reviewed May 5, 2019

We just checked in to the hotel next door and were looking for a Japanese restaurant for dinner. Luckily we came across Izakaya Mew! It's easy to miss, as it is in a basement. We got there at 5:30pm and were seated right away. We ordered 2 different sushi rolls, tempura set, and the kushi yaki. Our server suggested we get one more item and recommended the omu soba. We also ordered a Sapporo (it was happy hour) and a sakura cocktail (really good). All of the food was delicious, especially. the omu soba, we are so glad he recommended it! Wish we lived closer so we could go back, but I guess it will have to wait until our next NYC visit.

Date of visit: May 2019
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Reviewed May 5, 2019 via mobile

Love sushi and this place delivers. Its tucked away from the main street so you have to really look for it.

Great, chill atmosphere and quality sashimi.

Date of visit: May 2019
2  Thank andrewjcrook
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Reviewed May 4, 2019

very interesting place. they don't take reservations but getting on a wait list thru Yelp is definitely a way to go to avoid a half hour wait. Just put yourself on the list about 30 minutes prior you ETA.
lot of very interesting things on the menu. Kimachi cream udon with shimp is a must!
this is definately a place to explore and try new things as your usual sushi iteams are limitted and not as good as in your high-end sushi restaurant. its more of an Asian Japaneese/Korean modern style tapas then a sushi place.
Overall, a great value, great service,hip atmosphere and delicious food.

Date of visit: April 2019
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1  Thank MightyPetrusha
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Reviewed May 3, 2019 via mobile

This is clearly a busy and popular place but comparing to UK the food was disappointing. Queues to wait are long. The atmosphere is very good and friendly staff. Food arrived quickly don’t expect to linger here it’s quick turn around.

Date of visit: May 2019
1  Thank marko531
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Reviewed April 28, 2019

There's a long wait so leave your name at the door well ahead of time. Very laidback setting in a basement. Value for money is amazing, especially given the location. Tasty sushi and well fried tempura. There's an additional array of cooked dishes which we haven't tried yet

Date of visit: April 2019
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1  Thank London_foodies
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