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Kanoyama

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East Village
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175 2nd Ave, New York City, NY 10003-5786
+1 212-777-5266
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17:30 - 00:00
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Hours:
Sun 17:00 - 23:00
Mon - Thu 17:30 - 23:00
Fri - Sat 17:30 - 00:00
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New York City, New York
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

There is one over-riding reason to go, the special omakase, served only at the omakase bar in the side room. Reservations are required for this, which is a dining experience. It is not cheap, expect to spend in the area of $200 per person with sake and tip, but is well worth it. If you don't want to pay the... More 

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Hunter , Ny
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12 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

I'm sure we e been here 75 times over the last 10 years. This is the best triple-threat (sushi/kitchen food/service) I know of. Great value, friendly, knowledgeable staff, and an utter lack of pretension--all are welcome. Kudos, Kanoyama! Keep it up! Guy Chirico

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9 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

Went with friends and had a great evening. Amazzzzzzzing sushi. Not cheap but not over pricy. The sushi was fresh and beautifully presented. Highly recommended..

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Thank Inbal P
San Francisco, California
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95 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2016

I enjoyed the food and the atmosphere. This restaurant offers a variety of fresh fish. The focus is on the quality of the sashimi and not on the maki rolls. Most of the rolls are standard, with nothing particularly creative. We didn't really like the seaweed salad, but everything else was great. Overall good, but overpriced for what it offered.

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Thank Beth P
New York City, New York, USA
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30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 June 2016

i have been at Kanoyama many times. this time I did not enjoy ourselves. I felt that the food was thrown at us like in a diner rather than being served as a high end restaurant.

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New Haven, Connecticut
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303 reviews
219 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 March 2016 via mobile

Really really great sushi - can't go wrong . This place has some of the best sushi and aways some unusual items... We had the omikase chefs choice and it was GOOD..👍👍👍👍🍴🍴🍴🍴 Some baby octopus, arch clam, Spanish mackerel -if you never had this kind of mackerel you dont know what your missing - it's like one of the best... More 

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NYC
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 February 2016 via mobile

Seated immediately, but we ate early. We had great service- anyone walking by our table seemed aware and willing to help us - instead of having to wait for our designated server. This makes sense if you want to turn your tables over, but we didn't feel rushed. We had our usual sashimi order, which was excellent.

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Thank Barb B
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2016

Yummy! Got the Sushi and Sashimi and was in heaven! Too bad I had to share with 3 others! My daughter is adventurous and got the uni with quail egg - she liked it! We shared oysters on the half shell and they were fresh and delicious. Service was attentive and polite. Excellent dinner, wonderful evening.

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Thank Sabra B
Mexico City, Mexico
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38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 December 2015

Absolutely great. Excellent and very decently priced sushi, everyone in the restaurant seems to be happy and for good reason, we had mixed sashimi and sushi that were fresh and extremely tastey, all served with charm and respectfulness. Splendid.

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Thank Borr66
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60 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2015 via mobile

This is with no doubt The best sushi I ever had. I have high standards, especially when it comes to the quality of the fish, but this was great.

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Thank Jeanette L

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$40
Cuisine
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Reservations, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 23:00
Monday
17:30 - 23:00
Tuesday
17:30 - 23:00
Wednesday
17:30 - 23:00
Thursday
17:30 - 23:00
Friday
17:30 - 00:00
Saturday
17:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 175 2nd Ave, New York City, NY 10003-5786
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > East Village
  • Neighbourhood: East Village
  • Phone Number: +1 212-777-5266

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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East Village
There’s still an independent vibe to the East Village, which offers plenty of unique small businesses catering to longtime New Yorkers and area college students alike. The East Village retains a bit of the old-time neighbourhood feel that you can still experience today thanks to a mix of locally-owned shops, cozy restaurants, and lively bars. The scale of the residential blocks makes this a wonderful place to wander up and down the streets searching for the newest hip spot, or an old-school favorite. In the center of the neighbourhood, Tompkins Square Park serves as a gathering point for the New Yorkers that call the East Village home. The people-watching here is hard to beat.
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