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Kodama Japanese Restaurant

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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301 W 45th St, New York City, NY 10036-3822
+1 212-582-8065
12:00 - 23:30
Closed now
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Sun 17:00 - 22:30
Mon - Sat 12:00 - 23:30
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fresh, smooth, creative, delightful sushis and a great place to enjoy a good meal for a reasonable price. Nothing fancy, great service, all is in the food!!! right off Times Square. Strongly recommand.

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Springboro, Ohio
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129 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

Absolutely LOVED this place - outstanding Sushi - the Spicy Dragon (different variants) were all amazing. The kinky roll was great too! - We sampled at least 6 different rolls and loved them all!

Thank crowley45066
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London, United Kingdom
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79 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I've been lucky to have some amazing sushi in Japan, as well as visit great places in New York like Momoya. Kodama was recommended by a friend and didn't disappoint - sat at the bar with a great view of the sushi chefs at work. True masters of their craft, amazing speed and knifework, and then oh the food itself...delicious.... More 

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Cambridge, Massachusetts
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633 reviews
283 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 139 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This small restaurant is absolutely a gem! Great food and service! Some organic and super fresh options. Kid friendly. They have delicious sushi and black rice! Super cheap compared to other places. We paid less then $30 for two great meals and drinks. The woman at the cashier was very nice to my kid and offered a small ginger chocolate... More 

Thank Danuza
Ayr, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2017

The staff in this restaurant were really attentive. The food was excellent and really good value for money.

Thank Potcharmed
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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49 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2017 via mobile

Some very unique options based on the ongoing Broadway shows. Disappointed the all of the Black Special rolls (made with natural black rice with the highest level of antioxidants) were made without tempura or spice. I opted for the Sophie's Decision,made with tuna, salmon & yellow tail. Although fresh and good, it was spicier than anticipated. I also got the... More 

Thank Elen C
Seville, Spain
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259 reviews
213 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 164 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2017

What was a discover by chance, turned to be an outstanding japanese restaurant. It is run by japanese management and the cooks show proudly the fresh fish and the way they cut the pieces. We ordered a noodles dish, not a big deal... and some sushi rolls... A California maki roll, other one made of avocado and eel and the... More 

Thank Geena C
New York City, New York
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167 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 December 2016

We went for dinner and we liked it. Sushis were good and service was fast and attentive. We also liked the fried ice cream. Overall it was a nice and positive experience. The restaurant is located close to most Broadway shows so it is a place to consider if you have to go to a Broadway show.

Thank 367PierreA
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23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 December 2016 via mobile

Everytime we come to nyc we visit your restaurant, its great! The sushis are really tasty, thank you and go ahead!

Thank Joel D
San Diego, California
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79 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2016

This is 2nd time having dinner here, and it never disappoints! Menu/food selection is great with wonderful service too.

Thank Stephen B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 301 W 45th St, New York City, NY 10036-3822
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighbourhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 212-582-8065

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