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May 16, 2010 01:06 PM

Sushi With Outdoor Seating?

Are there any places in the city with outdoor sushi?
Good sushi. And not Sushi Samba's roof

Could be in BK too if worth the trip & has fresh fish.

SushiSamba 7
87 Seventh Avenue South, New York, NY 10014

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  1. Good sushi is served at a sushi bar. And they are not outside.

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    1. Haru on Park Ave. South has outdoor seats

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      1. re: taboo

        Haru is not good. It's overpriced and mediocre. Choshi on Irving Place is a bit better (and cheaper, certainly), and it does have outdoor seating.

      2. One of the best in NYC: Shinbashi on 48th between 5th and Madison.

        7 East 48th Street, New York, NY 10017

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        1. re: sushiman

          Oh I forgot about their sidewalk seating!!!

          1. re: gutsofsteel

            Guts, have you been to Shinbashi?

            7 East 48th Street, New York, NY 10017

            1. re: uwsister

              Not yet, but have walked by many times and seen the outdoor tables and I trust sushiman's sushi cred with 100% certainty and I understand the chef's experience.

              Planning to go very soon - just a very busy time of year for me. (sushiman pls email me from my profile)

              I will reserve a seat at the bar with Mr. Nakajima, and plan to spend plenty of time and money.

        2. I believe Sachiko's on Clinton has a garden. I personally have not been there, but other people on this board have mentioned it. Some people like their sushi, others do not. Maybe they're a little inconsistent.

          Sachiko's on Clinton
          25 Clinton Street, New York, NY 10002

          1. Okay thanks for the recs. I do know and love quality sushi and 90% of my sushi visits are at the counter, but there are these occasional moments that I know will come up in the summer where myself or a friend says "don't you wish we knew a good spot for sushi outside?" so that's why I want to know.

            Will def check Shinbasi & Sachiko.
            Heard good things about Sachiko here and there.

            And yes, Haru doesn't count. Overpriced, annoying scene and nothing special about the fish or sourcing at all.