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Kuruma Zushi for Saturday lunch?

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I've never been to Kuruma Zushi and am thinking of lunch there tomorrow with two sushi fans-not-experts.

a) if we order the omakase, will we be looking at a mortgage payment for a bill?
b) if we don't order the omakase, is it still worth it?
c) any thoughts on great sushi values in the midtown area that are open for Sat. lunch?

Thanks for your help.

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Kurumazushi
7 E 47th St, New York, NY 10017

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  1. Kurumazushi is the most expensive Japanese restaurant in NYC outside of Masa, and the most expensive sushi restaurant. For dinner, I'm pretty sure their omakase starts at $250 and can skyrocket depending on fish selection; I'm not sure if the lunch omakase is the same price. There are set menus that range widely in prices, from $60 to $150 at dinner, as well as less expensive lunch sets ($20-30). You may be able to set a budget for the omakase, but I think it'll still be very expensive. It should still be worth going even if you don't choose the omakase as the fish quality is absolutely top-notch there.

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    Masa's
    89 E 42nd St, New York, NY 10017