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Aji Sushi

519 Third Ave., New York, NY 10016 40.746179 -73.977743
nr. 35th St.  See Map | Subway Directions Hopstop Popup
212-686-2055 Send to Phone

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  • Cuisine: Japanese/Sushi
  • Price Range: $$

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Official Website

ajisushinyc.com

Hours

Mon-Fri, 11:30am-3:30pm and 5:30pm-11pm; Sat, noon-3:30pm and 5pm-11:30pm; Sun, noon-10:30pm

Nearby Subway Stops

6 at 33rd St.

Prices

$11.95-$18.95

Payment Methods

American Express, MasterCard, Visa

Special Features

  • Delivery
  • Lunch
  • Take-Out
  • Online Ordering

Alcohol

  • Beer and Wine Only
  • Sake and Soju

Reservations

Accepted/Not Necessary

Delivery Area

34th St. to 57th St., FDR Dr. to Tenth Ave.

Profile

Sushi is to Murray Hill as Szechuan once was to the Upper West Side: ubiquitous, ordinary, and of varying quality. Aji, which replaced neighborhood stalwart Okura in 2004, adds nothing new to the formula. With blond-wood accents, lacquered chairs and tables, and a rather forlorn sushi bar in back, it’s basically a generic neighborhood spot geared to answer those lazy “Where-should-we-eat?” moments. Competent appetizers, like sweet hijiki or tuna-avocado salad, arrive on beds of iceberg lettuce; sashimi quality fluctuates dramatically, with telltale iridescence making an occasional appearance on tuna and yellowtail. Like most restaurants on this busy Third Avenue strip, Aji attracts a mix of office drones and residents in their twenties attended to by brisk but friendly servers wearing body-conscious T-shirts.

Recommended Dishes

Golden dragon roll, $10.95; spicy triplets roll, $10.95; black and white roll, $12.95

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