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Ko Sushi

1329 Second Ave., New York, NY 10021 40.767468 -73.959367
at 70th St.  See Map | Subway Directions Hopstop Popup
212-439-1678 Send to Phone
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  • Cuisine: Japanese/Sushi
  • Price Range: $$$

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Official Website

newkosushi.com

Hours

Mon-Fri, 11am-3pm and 4:30pm-11pm; Sat-Sun, noon-11pm

Nearby Subway Stops

6 at 68th St.-Hunter College

Prices

$13.50-$30

Payment Methods

American Express, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Special Features

  • Delivery
  • Lunch
  • Take-Out
  • Online Ordering

Alcohol

  • Beer and Wine Only
  • Sake and Soju

Reservations

Recommended

Delivery Area

50th St. to 90th St., East End Ave. to Fifth Ave.

Profile

Ko Sushi comes across as a breezy, eager-to-please neighborhood destination. You can picture many of the customers on dinner dates at Haru several years ago; now they're pushing their strollers into Ko and humming along with the Lite FM-ish background music. The sushi chefs busily flourish their bamboo rolling mats and squeeze bottles of spicy mayo. Some of the options are decidedly untraditional, with ingredients like mango, jalapeño, pineapple, and cream cheese. The list of chef's rolls reads like a cocktail menu: the Sex on the Beach roll, shrimp tempura with tuna, avocado, and caviar; the Sweet Heart, a heart-shaped spicy tuna roll; and the Black Dragon, a tuna, salmon, and avocado roll coated in black caviar. But among these are standbys, like the crispy unagi. Among appetizers, the inky, soft shreds of hijiki seaweed stand out for its nutty flavor. Tempura fish or vegetables, steamed dumplings, and teriyaki seafood stay in heavy rotation. And a small dish of syrupy sweet lychees arrives with your check.

Recommended Dishes

Hijiki, $4.50; spicy maki combo, $16.50

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