Japanese Cuisine, NYC

Japanese dining in general is very efficient and minimalistic. If you are intimidated by raw fish, don't be! All is explained in our sushi guide.

For a listing of 80+ Sushi restaurants in New York City, visit http://www.sushi.to/rest/na_usa_newyork_newyorkcity.htm.

Try any of these recommended restaurants:

Avenue A ($18-$35)
103 Avenue A (btw. 6th Ave. & 7th Ave.), 982-8109
M-Su 5pm-2am
Disco sushi mobbed with pre-nightclubbers.

Benihana of Tokyo ($30 avg.)
120 E. 56th St. (btw. Park Ave & Lexington Ave.), 593-1627
M-Th 12pm-11pm, F 12pm-11:30pm, Sa 1pm-11:30pm, Su 1pm-10pm

Blue Ribbon Sushi ($35 & under)
119 Sullivan St. (btw. Prince St. & Spring St.), 343-0404
T-Su 4pm-2am

Fujiyama Mama ($30 avg.)
467 Columbus Ave. (btw. 82nd St. & 83rd St.), 769-1144
Su-Th 6pm-12am, F & Sa 6pm-1am
Reservations recommended.

Waldorf-Astoria, 111 East 49th Street, (212) 355-0440
Monday-Friday from Noon to 2:00 p.m. and Daily from 5:30 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
Inagiku was midtown Manhattan's first Japanese fine dining establishment. Reservations recommended.

Japonica ($31 avg.)
100 University Pl. (@12th St.), 243-7752
Su-Th 12pm-10pm, F & Sa 12pm-11pm

Kang Suh Restaurant ($16.95 & under)
1250 Broadway (@ 32nd St.), 564-6845
M-Su 24hrs
Along with its full bar, this popular establishment sports tables equipped with BBQ grills built into the center.