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35 Main St, Poughkeepsie, NY 12601-2935
12:00 - 23:00
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Sun 12:30 - 22:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri 11:00 - 23:00
Sat 12:00 - 23:00
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Poughkeepsie, New York
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14 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2016 via mobile

This is where I go for sushi in Poughkeepsie. I've never had a bad experience here when I've taken out or eaten there. I'll continue to go here. Staff is friendly, would recommend to any sushi lover. It's right by the train so it's good before you head out or for meeting up with someone.

Thank Sean C
Cold Spring, New York
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46 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2016

Stopped here for supper. Vegetable tempura consisted of large chunks of food--not at all bite size. More white potato than anything else. Coating was way too thick and doughy--had to peel it off. Partner's fish on sushi was mushy. Prices are fairly low, so maybe you get what you pay for--but when you can't eat it...?

Thank LAEwen
New Britain, Pennsylvania
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24 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2015 via mobile

We went here with some CIA students that were in the mood for sushi. It was very comfortable for a storefront location, you don't feel that it's a storefront once you're inside. The staff was pleasant and knowledgeable about the menu.We had a wonderful time and will definitely be back!!!!

Thank Momma-Trish
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 May 2015 via mobile

Fresh sushi...big selection of different rolls. Friendly staff. Favorite sushi place...worth the 40 minute drive. Try the honey miso salad. Right across from train.

Thank Patty H
New York
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 March 2015

My favorite roll is a shrimp tempura + avocado inside with spicy tuna on top and Akari's Finasa Roll is the best yet!! I love stopping by Akari or ordering delivery. Their non-sushi items are great too I recommend the Yakitori chicken skewers

Thank Marykate C
Hudson River Valley, New York
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164 reviews
125 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2015

If sushi is not your thing, Akari still has a good selection of hibachi items. I usually go with family that knows good sushi and they enjoy it here. I tried some and it was fresh and flavorful. Be careful not to park in Metro-North spots during the commuting day or they will ticket you. Polite service. Give it a... More 

Thank millbrook2012
LaGrangeville, New York
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178 reviews
162 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2014 via mobile

The worse service and food ever ! I have gone twice and both times the ruined it. The first time the messed up the order completely, brought out the wrong order ! I complained and was only given a future credit ! That should been the by first clue but we tried it again. The same service and again screwed... More 

Thank Junior148
Poughkeepsie, New York
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17 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2014

I wanted to recommend this little gem of a Japanese restaurant which is conveniently located right at the Metro North train station. It used to be just one room with a small sushi bar and if you walked in, you would never expect the fantastic quality of food. Of course, it got so popular, it had to expand and now... More 

Thank wildsparrow
New York, NY
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61 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 June 2013

After reading reviews, we had high expectations for this restaurant. We were disappointed. Claiming to have never gotten sick after eating there isn't exactly a ringing endorsement, and I am not sure this is the best sushi restaurant in Poughkeepsie. Certainly isn't best in Hudson Valley. Dishes were not bad, just nothing memorable, and service was perfunctory at best. You... More 

Thank TheNorsk
Poughkeepsie, New York
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31 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 May 2013

Fish on menu sounded good, plate came out and it was NOT the same fish as on menu though the waiter/owner tried to tell us it was.. we're fish proprietors! Then chef came out and said they ran out. No one told us this before the order went in! Terrible!!! This was the last straw with them. We've had bad... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff
Open Hours
12:30 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 35 Main St, Poughkeepsie, NY 12601-2935
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Poughkeepsie

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