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“Great Japanese fast food”

Wasabi Sushi & Bento
Ranked #1,023 of 15,868 Restaurants in New York City
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$5 - US$15
Cuisines: Sushi, Japanese
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Neighbourhood: Midtown
Description: Wasabi is New York's first fast-casual, grab-and-go traditional Japanese sushi and bento dining destination specializing in individually wrapped sushi, sushi sets, hot and cold Japanese bento, chirashi sushi, noodle soups, salads, Japanese tea, and traditional beverages. Wasabi was founded in 2003 in London by Dong Hyun Kim. Since opening his first location, Mr. Kim has expanded the Wasabi brand to 40 locations throughout the UK. 561 7Th Avenue will be Wasabi's first US location, but not its last.
Reviewed September 30, 2016 via mobile

These guys have nailed it with affordable Japanese options of a high quality. All the sushi is terrific and they also sell soups and hot dishes. The teriyaki chicken was so good.

Thank Nick H
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Reviewed September 19, 2016

It's a convenient standby in Times Square, super fast with fresh ingredients, reasonable variety and everything prepackaged. Better than most of the delis and other take-out quick sushi options. Won't be as good as at a good sushi bar that makes orders individually on request.

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Thank ThreeInAPod
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Reviewed September 11, 2016

This place is AWESOME! First the place has got it down to a science. The food is fresh, tasty, well prepared and there's so much variety for reasonable prices. Yes it's located in the Times Square area where tourists, locals, workers, Broadway actors/actresses all need to find yummy food that won't break their wallet/purses. You pick what you want already freshly prepared and you just go pay for it! It's that easy. They even have ice cream and tasty sweets to tempt you after your satisfying meal. Here are some of my picks! Get the rice bowls either Salmon Terriyaki or their Pork Katsu(with curry or not , it's your choice...if you ask me- get the curry!) rice bowls...all under $10 each. Their sushi bento boxes of assorted salmon also a winner or their salmon poke bowls with seaweed salad and veggies on top of rice. Many different drinks to choose from like their sweet drinks green teas with tapioca pearls(often called bubble tea) to my pick unsweetend iced green tea-quite refreshing with your savory dishes. To my suprise they even have doriyaki's which are lite sponge little cakes filled with either green or red beans. For $2.95 they are so addictive. If you like go next door to Paris Baquette and get some hot coffee or lattes since I didn't see any coffee on the menu here at Wasabi Sushi & Bento. Sorry guys, had to reveal my secret to get some java for my afternoon lull. This place is clean, the food is fresh-tasty-and well prepared. Dipping sauces and currys all taste great...just a well manged franchise from England! Yes England not Japan! Who cares if their sushi and food taste great:)haha Anywhere it comes from who cares if it comes well made to Times Square. This place has the feel of an airport terminal food vendor since it's run so well with happy tourist/travelers amongst all the local hotels in the area. Happy Eating and I'll see ya around the plexiglass tables and funky colored stools. Check out my pictures and you'll see what I mean!

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Thank Lejaceman
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Reviewed August 27, 2016 via mobile

Really easy comfort and friendly place in the WORLD !
Fresh sushi, salads,hot plates every thinks we really want and need during our trip!

Thank Shira S
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Reviewed August 25, 2016

The place is a self-serviced sushi place. It provides a variety of meals, including already packed meals and the possibility to fill your tray with anything you want. Perfect for travelers as you can pick-up and go quickly and it doesn't brake the bank.

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Thank Kasparas P
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