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85 Avenue a, New York City, NY 10009-6500
+1 212-505-6524
17:00 - 00:00
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154 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Casual place, but super delicious. Be prepared to wait for a table, but it's worth it! Spicy tuna tartare was incredible.

Thank JacqConn
New York City, New York
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134 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

The quality of the sushi here is very good. The sushi is so fresh and the price is reasonable. With the exception of the price it reminded me of eating sushi in Japan.

Thank MBenzinger
London, United Kingdom
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82 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 August 2016 via mobile

I came here thanks to a friend living locally. Apparently good and fresh sushi can be much more expensive in NY, so I take that $90, including 20% tips is a good deal. Waiting time without reservation on Friday night was 10 minutes. The food was abundant and delicious. Very fresh and tasty fish. Staff was reasonably kind and attentive... More 

Thank ChiaraCamerada
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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42 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

It's always a good sign when a restaurant is heaving with locals. Takahachi on Avenue A in LES just north of East Houston is such a place. Couples, hipsters, families mix comfortably. The atmosphere is noisy and buzzing with action as the chefs prepare sushi, sashimi and home cooked popular Jspanese basics. The menu is limited but they do it... More 

Thank Quigcentral
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 April 2016 via mobile

My husband and I ate at this restaurant last week and had an excellent experience. We sat at the bar and received excellent service throughout. The food was very good and great value. The head chef was very chatty which really made our evening. We would highly recommend a visit!

Thank robyn h
New York City, New York
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64 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 March 2016

Loved it! Try the Dragon roll. Another must try is the tuna sushi with jalapeno. We had the hot and cold sake with our meal (yes! we love Sake!). Just about everything on the menu is good - can't really go wrong with any choice. The staff is courteous and the service is prompt.

Thank nm2149
New York City, New York
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29 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 February 2016

I enjoyed my visit to Takahachi this week. My dinner partner who is more of a sushi aficionado than I gave Takahachi her seal of approval. The food was fresh and the staff was welcoming & attentive. We arrived around 6:00pm. Only three tables were taken in the small location, although it was packed around the time that we left... More 

Thank AkosiaNYC
New York City, New York
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70 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 January 2016

This is my favorite Japanese Restaurant in Manhattan. I've had the sushi and cooked food here. The prices are reasonable and they do take out. Every time I go they are busy but service is very good. The Una Don is my fav. The sushi is fresh and prepared beautifully.

Thank LifesShort99
New York City, New York
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44 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 December 2015

Cute little Japanese joint in the east village, its been there forever and its really a classic. The food is yummy and is traditional Japanese cuisine.

Thank Griffin u
New York City, New York
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17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 November 2015

It was my first time at this restaurant and I was impressed by the quality of the food. We had a mix of sushi and sashimi, the fish was so fresh we ended up ordering a few more (yellowtail was the best)! We also had crab shumai and mushrooms for starters, they were delicious and light. The staff is very... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 21 - USD 30
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Open Hours
17:00 - 00:00
17:00 - 00:00
17:00 - 00:00
17:00 - 00:00
17:00 - 00:00
17:00 - 00:30
17:00 - 00:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 85 Avenue a, New York City, NY 10009-6500
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > East Village
  • Neighbourhood: East Village
  • Phone Number: +1 212-505-6524

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Typical questions asked:
  • 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
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