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30 Hudson St, New York City, NY 10013
+1 212-791-3771
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good30%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“tasting menu” (32 reviews)
“rice” (18 reviews)
“sushi” (33 reviews)
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Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
30 Hudson St, New York City, NY 10013
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Reviewed 6 days ago

For Valentine's Day today, my boyfriend surprised me with a dinner here at Brushstroke. We've actually been here a few years back but haven't had the time to revisit it more often as we would've liked...until today. Since it was Valentine's Day, Brushstroke served their...More

Thank Kiki L
Reviewed 27 December 2017

The 5 course dinner was outstanding, well selected and high quality. We even went for the wagyu beef (at a $35 surcharge), which was good but almost amazingly small. Each course was painstakingly presented and explained, and the quiet/meditative atmosphere of the restaurant made this...More

Thank ordinarymind
Reviewed 14 December 2017

What a wonderful find! Food is creative and delicious, staff are friendly, atmosphere was relaxing. Would highly recommend Brushstrokes. The only negative comment is that the outside is so understated my friend who lives next door didn't even realize it existed.

Thank Hilary W
Reviewed 5 November 2017

The Brushstroke is an oriental restaurant of the group of chef David Bouley (the Brushstroke is commanded by chef Isao Yamada.) The restaurant is nice, with modern and simple decor. There is a three-course lunch to choose from menu. The wine and sake list is...More

1  Thank OYamamoto
Reviewed 25 October 2017 via mobile

Date night special! Wonderful food and service with close attention to our eating and questions. We had the tasting menu. It was fabulous. There was a delay between the 5th and 6th courses (out of 8!) so we had an extra course of wagu beef...More

1  Thank hidden-mountain
Reviewed 27 August 2017

After visits to other Japanese restaurants around the world we thought we would try out Brushstroke. Although this restaurant is rated 1200 of over 9000 in NYC many of the positive reviews are indeed highly complimentary of the food, service, etc. We made reservations for...More

1  Thank alanrA2387IL
Reviewed 22 August 2017 via mobile

We had the summer kaiseki menu which consisted of: chilled vegetable soup, sweet corn, oyster with vegetables, shiitake mushrooms with chicken broth, sashimi selection with salad, sushi in a masu box, langotern with hearts of palm and miso, sea bass tempura with soba noodles, lobster...More

Thank jonathb5
Reviewed 21 August 2017

Brushstroke is an unusual but great choice for a business dinner where you want some quiet, great wine/drink selection and spectacularly presented Japanese food. They cater to oddball guests (like me as I eat no meat) and make sure you get as many courses they...More

Thank dkeshu
Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

I ate at brushstroke for lunch today and was very impressed with both the food and the presentation. The tasting menu was quite elaborate and the atmosphere was serene. If you know anything about tea, make sure to order from the tea menu. The restaurant...More

Thank sgannot23
Reviewed 20 July 2017

After 22 years living in Japan, we are sometimes disappointed with the quality and ambience of Japanese restaurants in the U.S. and Australia. Not so with Brushstroke. Due to travel commitments, we only had time for the set menu lunch, but it did not disappoint...More

Thank Peter C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
USD 50
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Business meetings
Open Hours
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 30 Hudson St, New York City, NY 10013
    (Duane and Reade Streets)
  • Public Transportation: 1,2,3, A and C trains to Chambers St. E train to World Trade Center. 4,5 and 6 trains to Brooklyn Bridge/City Hall.
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > TriBeCa
  • Neighbourhood: TriBeCa
  • Phone Number: +1 212-791-3771
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A collaborative effort of Chef David Bouley and Japan’s Tsuji Culinary Institute, Brushstroke presents an inspired modern adaptation of Kyoto's kaiseki cuisine: seasonally focused tasting menus that change throughout the year. Kaiseki menus in the main dining room showcase a wide range of Japanese cuisine, from delicate use of vegetables to sashimi, rice and wagyu. Options include the chef’s artisanal kaiseki menu ($135), the shorter tasting menu ($85) and the fully vegetarian tasting menu ($85). Please note that we do not offer a la carte. Sushi is offered exclusively in a separate area, where Chef Eiji Ichimura presents omakase ($160+) sushi dining. Reservations for sushi are not available online.
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