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ISE Japanese Restaurant

58 W 56th St Ste 1, New York City, NY 10019-3820
+1 212-707-8702
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good32%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible6%
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“gyoza” (9 reviews)
“rice” (9 reviews)
“ramens” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Japanese, Asian
$$ - $$$
58 W 56th St Ste 1, New York City, NY 10019-3820
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Reviewed 19 August 2017

We arrived at the ISE restaurant soaking wet through after a day cycling around Central Park in the rain. The staff immediately welcomed us with smiles and gave us towels to dry ourselves off. We were served straight away and our food did not disappoint....More

Thank Dwarfina
Reviewed 12 July 2017

I think this place is known for ramen, but I always order rice bowls, especially Katsu-don. You can get pork or chicken, the portion is very generous, and it tastes so fresh. Katsu-don can be soggy at many restaurants because they seem to leave the...More

Thank Isolde5
Reviewed 26 June 2017

We sat down and ordered some beers, they took over 15 minutes to get there because the server at the bar was just joking around with some other customers, she forgot so we had to tell her twice. Like about 30 minutes into our wait...More

Thank josyz
Reviewed 19 June 2017 via mobile

Great and tasty ramen. The place is quite low key but service is good, choice, quality is at it's best and prices very reasonable

Thank bsanzredrado
Reviewed 7 June 2017

ISE is a small place, tucked upstairs from the hustle and bustle. ISE seems to specialize in ramen and domburi dishes. Nice for a quick and filling meal. I had the domburi, and it was nicely prepared. Service is excellent, atmosphere is cozy and warm.

Thank isdn4u
Reviewed 19 April 2017

I had spicy miso ramen at this restaurant the other day and had an excellent time with friends due to the prompt service, quality food, and inexpensive price point. I'll definitely by coming back again.

Thank Matthew N
Reviewed 31 March 2017 via mobile

Everything here taste so good. They taste fresh. And that, I think is the first step in good food. We ordered a number of thing. First, the skewers - chicken and chicken skin. Chicken was juicy and the chicken skin is crispy and soft. It...More

1  Thank Dawn L
Reviewed 23 March 2017

i was looking for Menkui Tei... ahhhh, they hid it behind the ISE!! we hope that was the only change made to this place... we came years ago for their "rich porkbelly ramen!" after turning down the poke' spot, we trekked to menkui tei....(walking from...More

Thank Andrew K
Reviewed 12 March 2017

So tasty, beautiful and clean inside the restaurant. There is various type of lunch menu. When I arrived and stopped at the entrance, the staff came to me quickly with warm smile.

Thank tsuchinoo
Reviewed 24 November 2016 via mobile

Perfect place for a cold day. Go for the Ramen, huge portions and really well prepared. I could eat there every day, and I sometimes do....

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 58 W 56th St Ste 1, New York City, NY 10019-3820
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighbourhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 212-707-8702
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