Will do spider and dragon rolls, but more for the purist. Fresh fish, expertly cut. A la carte menu runs down orange clams, horse mackerel, amberjack, glorious uni. Chef’s choice always a goo... read more
TEMPORARILY CLOSED. Japanese seen through the looking glass. Tartare apps are like buttah, and the chicken Kinoko is stuffed with more exotic fungi than your average high school locker room. Lychee... read more
Past the nondescript, empty dining room lies a modern sushi-bar Babylon with the freshest fishies this side of the harbor. Spicy tuna handroll is swimmingly good. Forget the menu, let the chef hook... read more
Slick, glowing tunnel of incredible sushi courtesy of those Lambs again. Bamboo-lined walls and golden light in teeny-tiny space live up to jewel box name. Stunningly fresh fish in 50-plus varietie... read more
Tucked inside a quaint townhouse, creative Japanese with flair. Minimal digs, exposed brick walls, whatever—you're here for the food. Name implies autumn, but seasonal menu takes on a unique Jamaic... read more
Purple vinyl booths and a dingy lily pond might have you doubting, but sushi at this Midtown fave is right up there with Nobu. Master chef Matsu is famous for his spicy toro carpaccio crunch: fatty... read more
Nobu's hot little sister is still our favorite sushi in the Triangle. Essentially the same food from the Ginzu-slinging masters at Nobu Senior, only lower prices and a hipper crowd, so it's not lik... read more
Decadent, creative takes on raw fish in a minimalist bento box brimming with BP's. Blond wood balances more NYC-friendly blacks and grays, soot and ashes fully cleared away from ought-seven fire. E... read more
UES's best sushi. Chef Gari-san stays ahead of the curve, getting avant-garde with top-rate fish. Bluefin and ponzu mousse, tuna with tofu, squid and shiso flowers. Ummm, flowers. Don't miss sig... read more
Reliable if rushed; Sun Tzu-quoting biz-boy types like to show off their Japanese pronunciation at this blond-wood haven. Hefty slabs of maki and tako perpetually pack the place with faithful regul... read more
Nocturnal, superb, high-impact zen dining inside subterranean, minimal space. Tongue fatty tuna and spider rolls in a sakeholic daze. Ideal spot to take your high-maintenance, Fendi-rocking, half-J... read more
Though nearby Megu gives Nobu a run for its bling, Matsuhisa-san still brings the culinary ruckus. South American-inflected Japanese cuisine that's incredibly varied, inventive, and delicious. Hype... read more
Oishi means delicious. Yasui means cheap. Kuweenuzu means Queens. Come on, it's really not that far. A Sunnyside staple for 20+ years, Ariyoshi's simple, spacious digs, friendly service, and famil... read more
Sushi may be as all-American as an inside-out avocado dragon roll, but this place keeps it real with dark miso, melty toro, and reverential quiet. Regulars keep coming back for spicy tuna, chirasi,... read more
If you love long queues of guide-book toting trendsters and raw fish snobs who think sushi-scarfing is a fine and joyless art, then Tomoe is your mecca. The fish is decent, but then after all that ... read more
Modest midtown building looks like your average hole in the wall, but Toshihiro Uezu's kitchen serves some of the best fish on the island. Say the magic word -- "omakase" -- and let Uezu-san presen... read more
Chinese and sushi restaurant boasting an extensive selection of gluten-free items. Oversized portions make it easy to overdose, but if you must, try the cold sesame noodles. read more
Feel like having one of those posh, exclusive, Manhattan lounge experiences, but lack the motivation to make it out of Queens? Then head to this pioneering restaurant/club, which has been doing its... read more
Uptown favorite for family-style dining. Known for fresh sushi and an extensive menu, featuring the Japanese tradition of shabu-shabu cooking. Prime-cut beef is the way to go, if you're a carnivore... read more
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