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100 University Pl., New York, NY 10003 40.734021 -73.992716
at 12th St.  See Map | Subway Directions Hopstop Popup
212-243-7752 Send to Phone

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

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  • Reader Rating:

    5 out of 10


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Photo by Carmen E. Lopez and AJ Wilhelm

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Nearby Subway Stops

4, 5, 6, L, N, Q, R at 14th St.-Union Sq.



Payment Methods

American Express, MasterCard, Visa

Special Features

  • Good for Groups
  • Lunch
  • Private Dining/Party Space
  • Take-Out


  • Full Bar


Not Accepted

Delivery Area

4th St. to 17th St., Third Ave. to Seventh Ave.


Temporarily closed.

Its waiting area is sadistic. Unless you come at six or just before closing, you're probably going to have to hover along that zigzagging ramp. Why do so many bother? Because Japonica's high standards, skilled masters, and huge turnover mean some of the freshest and most varied selection of sushi to be found downtown.

Recommended Dishes

House Special (appetizer, soup or salad and a super sushi/sashimi combo), $110 for two

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