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“Adventurous sushi”
4 of 5 bubbles Review of Natsumi

Natsumi
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Ranked #231 of 13,552 Restaurants in New York City
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $31 - $50
Cuisines: Japanese, Sushi, Asian
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Restaurant details
Good for: Business meetings, Special occasions, Romantic
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Dinner, Delivery, Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Neighborhood: Midtown
Cross street: Broadway + 8th Avenue
Transit: Subways: C E, 1, B D F V
Santa Fe, New Mexico
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560 reviews
314 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 324 helpful votes
“Adventurous sushi”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 10, 2014

This restaurant proved to be the perfect pre-theater stop. It's located within a few blocks of all the major venues, and both the chefs and wait staff are expert at making sure orders arrive promptly. We never felt rushed, and had ample time to enjoy both the modernist Asian atmosphere and the cuisine. The sushi here is a cut above the norm, and the menu is creative, often incorporating fruit into the tasty rolls. My signature matsuri roll contained small slices of apple, and came decorated with sprinkles of gold leaf. Delicious! The pom-glazed tilapia entree is also recommended for its flavorful sauce. Be aware that in addition to the Mai restaurant, which can get plenty noisy in peak times, there is also a bar which serves the full menu in a more relaxed setting.

  • Visited March 2014
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Phoenixville, Pennsylvania
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434 reviews
355 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 235 helpful votes
“Great bar scene”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 26, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Sushi is delicious. And bartender even better. Some of the best sushi rolls ever. Always packed. Reasonably priced.

Visited December 2013
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Hartford, Connecticut
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Delicious sushi and miso soup!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 20, 2014 via mobile

We ate dinner at this chic japanese restaurant and my husband and I were blown away by how tasty their food was. I had salmon and my husband ordered sushi. Both plates were nicely decorated and the flavors were to die for. We also got miso soup since it was cold outside and it was just delicious. Their manager Tony is such a gentleman. We will definitely drop by Natsumi during our next trip to the city!

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Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“Amazing food”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 1, 2014 via mobile

We staying at Amsterdam court hotel, so with this place being in building would be crazy not to try it , couldn't, ask for better food or service , 10 out 10 for sure :-)

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Atlanta, Georgia
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81 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
“Great sushi meal before the theater”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 29, 2014

I went with a friend before seeing Wicked- we really enjoyed the food and the service was very nice. We were looking for a sushi place when we were down near Chelsea market, and found list place via a few searches on my iphone. I made a reservation for 5:30 a couple of hours before the seating time based on seeing people's recommendations, but this was on a Sunday. The food was very good, and we enjoyed the meal. They don't have the descriptions for the "normal" rolls, so that was a bit intimidating for a fairly new sushi eater. My friend had a combo plate and I ordered three rolls, and we had plenty of food and didn't feel rushed at all. I would definitely go back here. :)

  • Visited January 2014
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