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Yakitori Totto

251 W 55th St, New York City, NY 10019-5202
+1 212-245-4555
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good39%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“skewers” (35 reviews)
“yakitori” (68 reviews)
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CUISINES
Japanese, Asian, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
251 W 55th St, New York City, NY 10019-5202
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1 - 10 of 188 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

Love this place. It's a great find, however, you'd have to really know about to actually find it. Located off of 8th Avenue, this small little Japanese restaurant serves mostly skewers, of almost everything. The menu includes among other things: chicken, pork, beef, lamb, seafood...More

Thank Nanci C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great place! i love everything about it, specially the food. I visited it with 2 friends last August and they loved it too. the food is amazing and the price is right. I will come back every time than I visit NYC. We ordered 11...More

Thank Carlos M
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The feeling in this joint was very Japanese. The prices were much higher than similar items in Tokyo, and the flavor of the food was not anything to write home about. I enjoyed the atmosphere, but was not impressed with how the food tasted. We...More

1  Thank Kevin R
Reviewed 17 August 2017

This upstairs Japanese is authentic and always busy. The food is very good but crowded and hectic. Negi Tori Don chicken was great $14. Tori dango steamed rice so so.

Thank JNWSuisse
Reviewed 17 August 2017

I've been meaning to try this place since a famous three star Michelin chef told me I had to check it out whenever I was in Mid Town, so I went yesterday and enjoyed it very much. The lunch bowl prices are very reasonable (from...More

Thank Adrian M
Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

This was my first experience with yakitori. Went to Yakitori Toto following the recommendation of local foodie. The place itself is tiny (like many in Manhattan) and very pleasant. Cozy atmosphere. As I was alone, ate on the bar, have to mention, unlike in many...More

Thank not_displayed
Reviewed 8 June 2017

After watching a play at the Manhattan Theater Club, we were passing by Yakitori Totto when we decided to give it a try. It was a weeknight and the restaurant was still buzzing with people but at 10 PM, it didn't take long for us...More

1  Thank luv2trvl09NY
Reviewed 25 May 2017

Dozens of visits; zero disappointment. The food is so good that I don't mind sitting in the cramped bar. Only downside is that the restaurant is really small and fills up really fast during dinner times.

1  Thank Ge Q
Reviewed 23 May 2017

absolutely the best and most authentic yakitori in NYC, NYS, and so far east coast. Staff is extremely friendly and the food is prepared with exceptional skill and consistency. I've dined here at least a dozen times this year alone ... and expect to be...More

Thank JGK316
Reviewed 2 April 2017

A bit pricey but truly the best yakitori I've ever had. Keep going back once a while. Same as most Japanes restaurants in NYC, it won't be very romantic as there's not many space from table to table. And might be a bit noisy. Must...More

Thank Snow Y
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carol m
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Response from dontcallmeNeena | Reviewed this property |
What do you mean by accessible? Wheelchair? I would say no at first thought, there was a steep set of stairs and the dining room is close and tight- however to have absolute correct knowledge it always best to call and ask
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 15 - USD 20
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Open Hours
Monday
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 00:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 00:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 00:00
Thursday
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 00:00
Friday
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 01:00
Saturday
17:30 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 251 W 55th St, New York City, NY 10019-5202
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighbourhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 212-245-4555
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