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Best Japanese Restaurants in Little Italy

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4.7
Exceptional(3049)
Price: Very Expensive
• Japanese • NoHo
Booked 90 times today
BONDST Restaurant, located in New York City, is celebrated by a broad range of customers for its exceptional Japanese cuisine. According to numerous reviews, BONDST consistently offers high quality sushi and sashimi complemented with creatively crafted dishes that can cater to a broad range of preferences, including gluten-free and celiac-friendly options. The restaurant's approach to Japanese staples has been described as a "modern" interpretation. The ambiance is also mentioned positively, with guests noting an exquisite setting ideal for special occasions. Consistently superb service and the "top notch" staff are also celebrated. The customers concluded by highly recommending BONDST and regularly returning to the establishment.
A photo of Sake No Hana restaurant
4.6
Exceptional(481)
Price: Expensive
• Japanese • NoLita
Booked 26 times today
Sake No Hana offers an exquisite experience of Japanese cuisine, acknowledged by numerous patrons as one of the best in Manhattan. The restaurant's innovative food and exceptional service regularly earn rave reviews. Customers laud the contemporary interpretation of Japanese cuisine, with dishes like A5 Wagyu with caviar roll and wafu carbonara earning high praise. The restaurant's sake selection is also deemed impeccable. The atmosphere is modern and aesthetically pleasing, contributing to the overall unique dining experience. Patrons commend the attentive and knowledgeable staff, making visits to Sake No Hana a delightful affair. Despite being on the pricier side, customers find it worth every dollar for the quality and authenticity.
A photo of Nobu Downtown | Restaurant restaurant
4.7
Exceptional(4952)
Price: Very Expensive
• Japanese • Financial District
Booked 119 times today
Nobu Downtown stands as a testament to exquisite Japanese cuisine, hailed for its creativity, finesse, and top-notch culinary skill. From the meticulous handling of ingredients to the impeccable execution of menu items, customers have been consistently captivated by dishes such as Yellowtail Jalapeño, Crispy Tuna, and Black Cod with Miso. High praises go out to the attentive service staff led by Lisa who has been with Nobu for 12 years. Her deep understanding of the menu and the origins of the food add to the dining experience. One reviewer sealed it best – “Excellent creative Japanese cuisine, with top-notch attentive service…” Nobu Downtown truly sets the bar high, making every meal a delightful and unforgettable experience.
A photo of Blue Ribbon Sushi - Sullivan St restaurant
4.9
Exceptional(574)
Price: Moderate
• Japanese • SoHo
Booked 59 times today
Blue Ribbon Sushi - Sullivan St is renowned for its exquisite Sushi cuisine, with patrons frequently praising its fresh seafood selection and outstanding omakase. The restaurant has been garnering positive reviews for over 26 years, with customers commending its consistent quality of food and excellent service. Whether its the different types of tuna that are 'mind-blowing', the 'delicious' dumplings enjoyed by kids, or the 'fast, attentive' service even during peak hours, this restaurant never fails to impress. As one reviewer aptly remarked, "Blue Ribbon Sushi is a favorite standby and essential Sushi restaurant on my Manhattan go-to list." Another eagerly noted, "Best sushi I’ve ever had, and that’s saying something!" Thus, despite being pricey, the high quality and overall culinary experience make it 'well worth it'.
A photo of Blue Ribbon Sushi Izakaya restaurant
4.7
Exceptional(1013)
Price: Moderate
• Japanese • Lower East Side
Booked 42 times today
Blue Ribbon Sushi Izakaya is highly praised for its excellent Japanese cuisine, according to consistent reviews. This restaurant is acclaimed for its outstanding sushi, yakitori, and an extensive range of authentic dishes. Patrons rave about the world-class pork dumplings, the delicious fried rice, and the variety of options available on the special menu, including Omakase, Sushi, Sashimi, and more. The restaurant's elegantly crafted Blue Ribbon roll, topped with lobster and caviar, is a favorite amongst sushi-lovers. The establishment is also lauded for its fresh, high-quality ingredients and its knowledgeable, attentive staff who contribute to the warm, cozy atmosphere. Rest assured, every visit is sure to be memorable and delicious at Blue Ribbon Sushi Izakaya.
A photo of Lure New York restaurant
4.7
Exceptional(3541)
Price: Expensive
• Japanese • SoHo
Booked 21 times today
Located in the heart of Soho, Lure New York is highly lauded for its remarkable seafood cuisine. According to numerous reviews, the restaurant serves some of the best seafood dishes in the city, with a special mention for their light and crispy branzino, melt-in-your-mouth sushi, and unique seafood tower. The ambiance, designed to replicate the interior of a ship, further enhances the seafood dining experience. Patrons also praise the restaurant's efficient service and high-quality drinks. Despite the premium price tag, the overall dining experience at Lure New York is seen as well worth the cost, with customers frequently expressing eagerness to return.
A photo of Ivan Ramen restaurant
4.8
Exceptional(3154)
Price: Moderate
• Japanese • Lower East Side
Booked 51 times today
Ivan Ramen, known for its exceptional contemporary Asian cuisine, offers delicious and creatively adjusted traditional Japanese food. The restaurant receives immense praise from customers for their excellent service and knowledgeable staff. Many customers have lauded Ivan Ramen's unique dishes, particularly the variety of flavorful ramen bowls, which have even captivated the palates of Ramen connoisseurs. Customers repeatedly illustrate their satisfaction with phrases like "The food was delicious," "Everything we tried was absolutely delicious," and "Delicious ramen!" The innovative blend of cuisines, combined with attentive service, has elevated Ivan Ramen to a must-visit status among Asian cuisine enthusiasts.
A photo of Zutto Nolita restaurant
4.7
Exceptional(35)
Price: Moderate
• Japanese • NoLita
Booked 4 times today
Zutto Nolita is lauded for its exceptional Japanese cuisine. Highly recommended by patrons, its delicate Shoyu Ramen and Spicy Tuna roll are fan favorites, featuring well-seasoned, tender pork, and a 12-hour bone broth lauded as "absolutely on point." Also celebrated for its crispy chicken buns and excellent Sushi, Zutto Nolita's cuisine appears to repeatedly exceed expectations. Moreover, the sashimi sampler has been highlighted for its impressive quality. Reviews often characterize the food as fresh and delicious, with the Ramen singled out as tasting better than most. So, for a cozy, comfortable spot in NYC serving fresh, delicious Japanese dishes, look no further than Zutto Nolita.
A photo of Nobu Fifty Seven restaurant
4.7
Exceptional(5824)
Price: Very Expensive
• Japanese • Midtown West
Booked 155 times today
Nobu Fifty Seven stands out in New York City as exceptional Japanese cuisine. Esteemed reviews describe the food as "immaculate" and "fresh", with a "creative" spin on traditional Japanese dishes. The restaurant is praised for its unique Japanese Peruvian fusion, offering a distinct dining experience that is unmatched. The quality of ingredients, particularly the fish, is noted to be "excellent and very fresh", contributing to its title as "the best Japanese restaurant in NYC". Nobu Fifty Seven has garnered a reputation for consistency, as it "never fails" to deliver top-notch dishes. The wait staff, especially Deon, receive high commendations for their knowledge and attentiveness. This attention to detail and dedication to quality and service has positioned Nobu Fifty Seven as an unparalleled destination for remarkable Japanese cuisine.
A photo of Catch New York restaurant
4.5
Awesome(10015)
Price: Expensive
• Japanese • Meatpacking District
Booked 182 times today
Catch New York is a sensational destination for top-notch Seafood cuisine. Located in the heart of the meatpacking district, this restaurant stands out for its fresh and innovative seafood dishes. From the Seafood Tower to the exquisite Branzino, customers are constantly raving about the high quality and freshness of their food. Compliments extend to the excellent service, hip ambiance, and the restaurant's attention to dietary restrictions. Exceptional reviews describe Catch New York as "some of the best Seafood I have had in the city to date" and praise the "excellent, eclectic food in a hip setting". So if you're in the city and craving seafood, Catch New York is a definite must-visit.
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