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Shinbashi

7 E. 48th St., New York, NY 10017 40.757149 -73.977718
nr. Fifth Ave.  See Map | Subway Directions Hopstop Popup
212-813-1009 Send to Phone

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

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Official Website

shinbashinyc.com

Hours

Mon-Fri, 11:45am-2:30pm and 5:30pm-10pm; Sat, 5pm-9:30pm; Sun, closed

Nearby Subway Stops

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

Prices

$14-$30

Payment Methods

American Express, MasterCard, Visa

Special Features

  • Business Lunch
  • Delivery
  • Dine at the Bar
  • Good for Groups
  • Lunch
  • Open Kitchens / Watch the Chef
  • Outdoor Dining
  • Private Dining/Party Space
  • Take-Out
  • Theater District
  • Online Ordering
  • Catering
  • Online Reservation

Alcohol

  • Sake and Soju
  • Full Bar

Reservations

Accepted/Not Necessary

Delivery Area

43rd St. to 53rd St., Third Ave. to Seventh Ave.

Profile

In Tokyo, Shinbashi is one of the city’s first and oldest rail stations. It provides a fitting name, then, for this midtown sushi spot—one of New York’s oldest and, like its neighbor, Hatsuhana, one of the first to introduce Japanese cuisine to New Yorkers in the seventies. Tokyo’s Shinbashi was revamped a few years ago; Manhattan’s followed suit after a seven-year closure due to fire. Reopened in a lofty tri-level space, towering ceilings, a curving staircase, and a glass-paned façade lend the place a bright new look that’s trimmed with muted beige and rust tones. Cushy couches in the candlelit basement lounge and contemporary cocktails like yuzu margaritas lure in a new clientele, while onetime regulars retreat to the duplex dining room or the long sushi bar for tried-and-true favorites. They’ll be solidly satisfied with quality sushi and sashimi and well-executed entrées like non-greasy tempura; tangy beef teriyaki; and rich, miso-tinged duck broth swimming with soba noodles. Shinbashi, by the way, literally translates to “new bridge.” Here, the traditional fare connecting with modern surroundings reflects the name’s literal meaning, too.

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