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Sushi Yasaka

  • 251 W. 72nd St., New York, 10024, United States
  • 25 - 60 USD • Japanese, American
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MICHELIN Guide United States

Sushi Yasaka

  • 251 W. 72nd St., New York, 10024, United States
  • 25 - 60 USD • Japanese, American
MICHELIN Guide’s Point Of View

There are no decorative distractions at this efficient if spare sushi-ya located a few steps below street level. The simple space offers three rows of tables, unadorned white walls, a well-lit counter in the rear and is warmed-up by enthusiastic servers. Devoted customers know the draw here is not atmosphere, but the quality and excellent value food.

Fish can be surprisingly luscious, especially the salmon, which has a remarkably clean finish and great salty note. The medium fatty tuna needs nothing more than a kiss of soy sauce. A 12-course "omakase" might also include giant clam, uni, sea eel, fluke, smelt roe, and for dessert, tamago. The kanto soba is excellent too, with a rich soy-bonito broth brimming with scallions, seaweed and a fish cake.

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  • The MICHELIN Plate: Good cooking
  • ó Comfortable restaurant

Facilities & Services

  • T Air conditioning
  • Booking essential
  • Counter dining
  • Credit card / Debit card accepted
  • E Non-smoking restaurant
  • r Outside dining available
  • Take away

Information

+1 212-496-8460

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