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Sushi You

246 E. 51st St., Ste. 1, New York, NY 10022 40.755632 -73.968622
nr. Second Ave.  See Map | Subway Directions Hopstop Popup
212-752-2987 Send to Phone

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

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Official Website

sushi-you.com

Hours

Daily, noon-1:30pm and 5:30pm-10pm

Nearby Subway Stops

E, M at Lexington Ave.-53rd St.; 6 at 51st St.

Prices

$7-$15

Payment Methods

MasterCard, Visa

Special Features

  • Dine at the Bar
  • Lunch
  • Take-Out
  • Reservations Not Required

Alcohol

  • Beer and Wine Only
  • Sake and Soju

Reservations

Accepted/Not Necessary

Profile

The most appealing aspect of this down-the-stairs midtown joint is the authentic Japanese vibe, which sometimes involves actual salarymen getting rowdy over bottles of beer or sake. Yet the sushi isn’t as reliable as you’d hope: Uni and scallop were fresh and clean-tasting on a recent visit, but other fish less so, including a rubbery surf clam that seemed past its prime; and the per-piece pricing can add up. Non-purists might have better luck with the rolls bearing names like Destiny Lover and Emerald Dragon. The kitchen part of the menu doesn’t redeem things either: Tempura is fine for a fried craving, and a fish-stock-infused miso soup would be fine, if it were served piping hot instead of merely warm.

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