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O-I-Shi-I Sushi at Ivy's Café

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154 W. 72nd St., New York, NY 10023 40.778031 -73.980363
nr. Broadway  See Map | Subway Directions Hopstop Popup
212-787-0165 Send to Phone

  • Cuisine: Chinese, Japanese/Sushi, Thai
  • Price Range: $$

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    4 out of 10

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Nearby Subway Stops

1, 2, 3 at 72nd St.

Prices

$12.50-$26.95

Payment Methods

American Express, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Special Features

  • Delivery
  • Lunch
  • Take-Out

Alcohol

  • Beer and Wine Only
  • Sake and Soju

Reservations

Recommended

Delivery Area

52nd St. to 92nd St., Central Park West to Riverside Dr.

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This venue is closed.

This new Japanese spot, which shares kitchen facilities with the Chinese Ivy’s Café, surpasses the other neighborhood sushi spots in quality, price, and presentation. In fact, when Chinese president Jiang Zemin and 130 of his associates checked into the Waldorf-Astoria last summer, Ivy/O-I-Shi-I delivered their meals to the hotel—3,900 in all—for ten days straight. “I personally only slept half-hour for ten days,” says owner Ivy Lin. They do a mean beef negimaki here; the sushi arrives fresh; the banana filled with red beans and fried with honey flour is amazing. And O-I-Shi-I honors special requests from both the Japanese and the Chinese menus.

 

Recommended Dishes

Unagi sushi or sashimi, $3; tuna, yellowtail or salmon (choose two) sushi dinner, $26.95

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