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Blue Ribbon Sushi Bar & Grill

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6 Columbus
308 W. 58th St., New York, NY 10019 40.76748 -73.982642
nr. Eighth Ave.   See Map | Subway Directions Hopstop Popup
212-397-0404 Send to Phone
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  • Cuisine: Asian: Southeast, Japanese/Sushi
  • Price Range: $$$

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Official Website

blueribbonrestaurants.com

Hours

Mon-Sat, 7am-2am; Sun, 7am-midnight

Prices

$19.50-$35.50

Payment Methods

American Express, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Special Features

  • Bar Scene
  • Breakfast
  • Business Lunch
  • Dine at the Bar
  • Hot Spot
  • Late-Night Dining
  • Lunch
  • Notable Wine List
  • Open Kitchens / Watch the Chef
  • Take-Out
  • Theater District

Alcohol

  • Sake and Soju
  • Full Bar

Reservations

Not Accepted

Profile

The newest outpost from downtown-centric restaurateurs Eric and Bruce Bromberg occupies a warren of rooms off the lobby of Thompson Hotels’ 6 Columbus. Like its SoHo and Park Slope siblings, this Blue Ribbon feels intimate and clubby, thanks to its warmly lit, teak-paneled, and windowless dining room. (There’s also a full bar at the entryway and a busy sushi bar at the rear.) Servers hunker down chummily to explain the specials and hosts greet new arrivals as if they recognize them from downtown. Best is the menu, made up of staples from the two other venues. Of the supremely fresh, delicately spiced sashimi and sushi choices, the blue crab roll dabbed with shiso and the appetizer of silky hamachi tataki (yellowtail topped with a quail egg) are standouts. Some modified comfort-food dishes from the Blue Ribbon Brasserie, including fried chicken dusted with paprika and a tender hanger steak with fried scallions, have also made the successful transition uptown.

Note

Reservations are only accepted for parties of two or more during lunch and for groups of five or more for dinner.

Recommended Dishes

Hijiki with mache, $14.50; hamachi tataki, $16; spicy blue crab roll, $11.75

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