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401 E 73rd St, New York City, NY 10021-3873
+1 212-249-8583
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good19%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“omakase” (21 reviews)
“sushi” (37 reviews)
“rice” (8 reviews)
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Japanese, Sushi, Asian
401 E 73rd St, New York City, NY 10021-3873
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Reviewed 26 October 2017 via mobile

This is my favorite sushi place in NYC!! The omakase is really really good. Fresh fish, excellent flavors and very filling. Highly recommend this place to everyone!

Thank sarita b
Reviewed 26 September 2017 via mobile

I hate to write a bad review for a well-meaning place. But. I walked in and was hit by stale air. Then, the shabby, if non existent decor. And yes, also, the service is too fast. And if I am spending up to 24 dollars...More

Thank Ritz1165
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

My husband & I visited here on a Friday night in August with 8p reservations. Let me clearly state that the sushi is exceptionally good. Very similar to what we experienced in Japan. The restaurant ambiance is definitely lacking but I really didn't care about...More

Thank roanth
Reviewed 19 July 2017

This place was highly recommended by a friend. He said it would be the best in NY! I guess that hype played into my experience; good to very good, but best in NY? Probably not. Still a great experience though. The Omakase was good, catered...More

Thank Wilson L
Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

This place is amazing! This is the real Japanese experience! And the freshness, friendliness, and the tastiest! It is a must if you love sushi!

Thank Daniela J
Reviewed 11 June 2017

I had lunch at Sasabune last week, intrigued by the plain sign on the door and the idea that the chef would decide what I would have to eat. The decor is minimalist; the service is superb; cleanliness is impeccable; and the food was outstanding....More

Thank robcurtross
Reviewed 18 May 2017

The outside is unassuming, to put it kindly. There's not much of a sign, except the big letters on the door: "No Spicy Tuna. No California Roll. TRUST ME" Inside, Sasabune is also pretty modest, with no fancy decor. But if you put yourself in...More

Thank Margaret L
Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

I have eaten here on and off for many years and was looking forward to another outing. Either overall standards have improved elsewhere or the pixie dust hasn't settled on this place for a while. On this visit the place was just tired. I really...More

Thank Nick S
Reviewed 4 January 2017

i liked that it was an older japanese chef who served us the sushi, and we made our own saki tasting. all you get is top quality sushi and i'm a big eater, even I was full by the end of my tasting. it is...More

Thank tmldp3
Reviewed 16 December 2016

What a disappointment and ripoff! At $140 person one expected the heights, not the bums rush. This may have been a very off night but the rushed service, pedestrian presentation and total lack of originality was a perfect storm. In all the 200+ restaurants I...More

Thank Unbongout
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Average prices
USD 100
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 401 E 73rd St, New York City, NY 10021-3873
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Upper East Side
  • Neighbourhood: Upper East Side
  • Phone Number: +1 212-249-8583
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