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Aburiya Kinnosuke

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213 E 45th St, Frnt 1, New York City, NY 10017-3309
+1 212-867-5454
11:30 - 23:00
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Sun 17:30 - 22:30
Mon - Fri 11:30 - 23:00
Sat 17:30 - 23:00
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Brussels, Belgium
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66 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Being a fan of japanese cooking, this is a place to visit; Excellent variety of orginal japanese dishes, high quality food and excellent service. of course this kind of place has a price, but it really is an experience you cannot miss.

Thank JLV1959
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49 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Aburiya Kinnosuke is one of our favorites in NYC. But you have to go into it with a bit of an open mind. The concept is different. You don't just order one dish and it's so much you can't finish it. This is not the Cheesecake Factory! This is authentic Japanese food. Okinawan, to be precise (although they seem to... More 

Thank T R
Sèvres, Ile-de-France, France
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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I went there with a couple and the wife is Japanese so I let her select the food, and we all shared, the Japanese way. I ate food I never thought I would be able to eat (like cod sperm) but the ambiance, the quality of the presentation and ... the sake made everything easy and smooth ! You can... More 

Thank Philippe D
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237 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

Tiny portions, exorbitant prices, that pretty much sums up our dinner experience in Abariya. All portions were lilliputian, the size of small appetizers. The grilled vegetables were tasteless, and the sirloin beef chewy and unseasoned. The shrimp was the only moderately enjoyable dish. There was no brown rice to be had, only white. There was grilled salmon filet either, only... More 

Thank Antigoniesq
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16 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

You're not going to stumble across Aburiya Kinnisuke: it is hidden behind a very low-key entrance between large buildings off Third Avenue. Yet, inside, there is what I can only assume is a taste and experience of Japan itself. It is of a calibre that consumers of the growing fast-food sushi market (myself included) can only dream, and with atmosphere... More 

Thank Sonofpalacefan
New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017 via mobile

Very unassuming from the outside, a decent space opens up inside. Make a reservation. We were seated on time, at the counter. At reservation we were told we would have the seats for 2 hours. Pretty large menu. So we went for the Omakase. They will give you options on the price and your food preferences are taken down. The... More 

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Santiago Metropolitan Region, Chile
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214 reviews
129 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2016

I went for a business lunch to this place and I really enjoyed the food and atmosphere. The service was friendly and fast and the food delicious. I had the ramen noodles and they were great. The only down side was that it was a bit loud. Otherwise, I enjoyed my experience and recommend this place.

Thank mariaortiz
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40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016 via mobile

Visited Aburiya few years ago and so glad that we went back tonight for dinner. It was snowing lightly and it was cold. Entering a warm and familiar restaurant was very comforting. Service as usual was excellent. Met Hiro-san, the manager. Food ranged from sashimi to sukiyaki for winter and many more delicious treats. Sake list was very extensive and... More 

Thank SunMoonShine
Scarsdale, New York
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132 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

As long as you know what you are coming for, they do a great job. Lots of food at lunch, not cheap, but good quality.

Thank BDR0se
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22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

We are familiar with sushi but not real Japanese food.. This was a really good introduction for us, not cheap but a great experience nonetheless.. On reflection, maybe, we should have gone with the selection for three rather than individual menu items but we did like our selections chosen with the excellent waiter.. Sake selection overwhelming, selected house one was... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 21 - USD 100
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Private Dining
Open Hours
17:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
17:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 213 E 45th St, Frnt 1, New York City, NY 10017-3309
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighbourhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 212-867-5454

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

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