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The General

199 Bowery, New York, NY 10002 40.721138 -73.993373
nr. Spring St.  See Map | Subway Directions Hopstop Popup
212-271-7101 Send to Phone

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

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Official Website

emmgrp.com

Hours

Daily, 5:30 p.m.-1 a.m.

Nearby Subway Stops

6 at Spring St.; J, Z at Bowery; B, D at Grand St.

Prices

$12-$31

Payment Methods

American Express, MasterCard, Visa

Special Features

  • Bar Scene
  • Business Lunch
  • Celeb-Spotting
  • Classic NY
  • Dine at the Bar
  • Good for Groups
  • Hot Spot
  • Late-Night Dining
  • Lunch
  • Notable Chef
  • Outdoor Dining
  • Private Dining/Party Space
  • Romantic
  • Singles Scene
  • Take-Out
  • Special Occasion
  • Online Reservation

Alcohol

  • Full Bar

Reservations

Recommended

Profile

This self-proclaimed "trendy casual" restaurant on the Bowery has an "unce unce" fee. But though you'll have to wait a while for your table (despite having a reservation), Catch chef Hung Huynh's modern Asian cuisine is good enough that you'll look past the smoke and mirrors. The Cinderella rice, a play on risotto with mushrooms, squash, and truffled xo sauce, is warm and comforting, and though you've probably tasted miso-glazed sea bass before, this version's as good as any. The menu also includes large-format dishes such as the Peking duck, so this restaurant's a great place to take a group for a birthday or a night out on the town. Don't ignore the sushi here: It's spiced up with ingredients like wasabi honey, wasabi avocado mousse, and jalapeño salt. The Sticky Coconut Cake, which comes with coconut water sorbet, is a perfect dessert to end a meal—it's light, refreshing, and palate-cleansing. But you should probably embrace the glitzy atmosphere and stick around for a few more cocktails.

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