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East Japanese Restaurant

354 E. 66th St., New York, NY 10021 40.7644 -73.959863
at First Ave.  See Map | Subway Directions Hopstop Popup
212-734-5270 Send to Phone
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  • Cuisine: Japanese/Sushi
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Hours

$9.50-$18

Nearby Subway Stops

6 at 68th St.-Hunter College; F at Lexington Ave.-63rd St.

Prices

$12-$18

Payment Methods

American Express, MasterCard, Visa

Special Features

  • Delivery
  • Lunch
  • Take-Out

Alcohol

  • Beer and Wine Only
  • Sake and Soju

Reservations

Accepted/Not Necessary

Delivery Area

56th St. to 79th St., York Ave. to Fifth Ave.

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This venue is closed.

The Japanese chainlet East serves an array of sushi and appetizers like inside-out tuna maki with a mild mayonnaise sauce and scallions, glistening eel, sweet rice balls thickly spread with chestnut paste. There's edamame to munch on, plus seaweed salad, battered fish cakes, and sweet pastel-colored mochi balls. On the full menu are reliable mainstays, such as chicken yakitori, delicately sautéed vegetable gyoza, and rather heavily battered tempura served with a tangy ponzu sauce. Bento boxes, with hot and cold dishes, are popular. If you're blessed with children who love raw fish, this is a fun place for them to watch the sushi chef in action. And because prices are relatively gentle, you can keep shopping afterwards.

Note

The flagship branch of East at 366 Third Ave. has conveyer-belt service where you grab small plates from a passing belt as whimsy strikes.

Recommended Dishes

Beef negimaki, $15; vegetable gyoza, $5; salmon skin roll, $4.50

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