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Monster Sushi

22 W. 46th St., New York, NY 10036 40.75627 -73.979728
nr. Fifth Ave.  See Map | Subway Directions Hopstop Popup
212-398-7707 Send to Phone
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  • Cuisine: Japanese/Sushi
  • Price Range: $$

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Official Website

monstersushi.com

Hours

Daily, 10:30am-10:30pm

Nearby Subway Stops

B, D, F, M at 47th-50th Sts.-Rockefeller Center

Prices

$13.25-$21.75

Payment Methods

American Express, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Special Features

  • Delivery
  • Take-Out
  • Online Ordering

Alcohol

  • Sake and Soju
  • Full Bar

Reservations

Accepted/Not Necessary

Delivery Area

35th St. to 57th St., Fifth Ave. to Ninth Ave.

Profile

There's no doubt that many of the sushi rolls at Monster Sushi are gargantuan. The restaurant's namesake roll, one of the restaurant's "special" roll offerings, is a combination of eel, shrimp, avocado, asparagus, mushroom, flying fish roe, and spinach, and measures almost a foot long. But to the sushi aficionado, it's not the size that matters but the delicacy and freshness of the ingredients within. These sushi traditionalists might also be repelled by the number of items stuffed into the rolls; the dinosaur roll, another of the "special" roles includes tuna, salmon, yellowtail, mock crabmeat, avocado, cucumber, asparagus, and flying fish roe; so many ingredients it's difficult to distinguish one from the other. Yet Monster Sushi, despite the excess, prepares these rolls expertly; and within those super-sized creations you will find decent-quality fish. The familiar maki sushi rolls, on the other hand, do not fare as well. Monster Sushi's non-sushi offerings are surprisingly good. The gyoza, steamed shrimp dumplings, are perfectly prepared; salmon teriyaki is cooked buttery soft in a not-overly sweet sauce; and cold soba noodles are firm and refreshing.

Recommended Dishes

Gyoza, $6.50; Monster roll, $16.50

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