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“What a fantastic meal! Amazing sushi and huge menu!”
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 27, 2019

They don't know take reservations, so we walked in (it's easy to go by this spot) and there was a spot to put yourself on the waitlist. We were 17th in line and decided to go across the street for a drink. We were able to use the Yelp app to see our spot in line. They texted, we got our table, and the menu was HUGE. The atmosphere is busy and noisy, lots of action in a small place. We had a lot of sushi and it was all delicious. We saw a lot of other tables with a mix of food. What a great dinner. Cathy was great!

Date of visit: May 2019
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Reviewed May 21, 2019

Our first time at Izakaya Mew, but we will definitely be back when were in NYC. The food was fantastic, the service people were exceptional. Don't let the fact that it's in the basement fool you, its worth the stairs. But, best get there early otherwise it might be a long wait to get seated.

Date of visit: May 2019
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1  Thank Howard T
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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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2  Thank rlm_travelers
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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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