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Moderately Priced Sushi in NY

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edrucker Apr 29, 2007 12:39 PM

We are coming to NYC in June for a few days. We are looking for a Sushi place that is reasonably priced, yet still good. Most of the places on the board a very expensive. Thanks,
Eric

  1. foodmonk Apr 29, 2007 06:37 PM

    I had a good meal at Kitaya a month or so ago. Bill was surprisingly modest, restaurant is said to be owned and operated by a Japanese family. Waiter and waitress were college-aged Japanese American kids, very congenial. Only other table was Japanese folks.

    1. noot Apr 29, 2007 01:06 PM

      cube 63 has good sushi and is very reasonably priced. Its also BYO which lowers your total bill if you plan on drinking. Make a reservation in advance if you want to go on a weekend.

      1. Miss Needle Apr 29, 2007 12:56 PM

        Please clarify what you mean by expensive. Yesterday, we went to Shimizu and did the omakase. They start at $40/person (which is incredibly cheap in New York). We did the one at $80/person. We left incredibly full and satisfied. We had a variety of different items including amberjack, baby sea eels, uni, seared tuna, yellowtail, toro, raw octopus, raw shrimp, deep-fried shrimp head and several other items I just can't recall at this time. They also serve sushi a la carte and have the sushi/sashimi/roll platter which is generally cheaper.

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          G3B Apr 29, 2007 02:57 PM

          I second Shimizu. It is one of my favorite Japanese restaurants. Was there for lunch yesterday and we had chirashi $18 and sushi/sashimi combo $20. We were incredibly full and the sushi was very fresh. I almost always end up there when I want sushi and am in the the theater district.

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