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Masa

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Time Warner Center
10 Columbus Cir., 4th fl., New York, NY 10019 40.767708 -73.982284
nr. Eighth Ave.  See Map | Subway Directions Hopstop Popup
212-823-9800 Send to Phone

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

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  • Reader Rating:

    7 out of 10

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Official Website

masanyc.com

Hours

Mon-Sat, 6pm-9:30pm; Lunch upon request, Tue-Fri; Sun, closed

Nearby Subway Stops

1, A, B, C, D at 59th St.-Columbus Circle

Prices

$595 prix-fixe

Payment Methods

American Express, MasterCard, Visa

Special Features

  • Celeb-Spotting
  • Hot Spot
  • Notable Chef
  • Prix-Fixe
  • Special Occasion

Alcohol

  • Sake and Soju
  • Full Bar

Reservations

Required

Profile

The great man is not always behind the bar these days (his ambitious restaurant empire is ever-expanding), and thanks to a variety of factors (climate change, vanishing fish, etc.) the unique range of his sushi offerings is not what it used to be. But if you happen to have $1,000 ($595 for the most basic dinner, plus tax and the inevitable flutes of Champagne) burning a hole in your pocket, this great omakase temple is still worth visiting, provided you sit at the bar, not the dreary tables.

Note

Reservations are taken a month in advance—the only seats that matter are those at the bar in front of the chef. The dinner tasting menu costs a minimum of $595 per person and does not include tax, tip, or drinks. Or you can try Bar Masa next door, which has a no-reservation policy and far gentler pricing.

Recommended Dishes

Prix-fixe, $595.

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