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68 Not Terrible

A Sugarfish spinoff that pares the focus down to hand rolls and just a couple sashimi options.

15 W. 28th St., New York, NY, 10001



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The lowdown

Kazunori Nozawa’s Sugarfish chain has become famous for its relatively affordable approach to omakase, but the bar-seating-only spinoff KazuNori narrows the focus even further, offering only hand rolls and a few sashimi options. The appeal for the chain’s legions of fans is affordability: The set menus range from $13 for three rolls to $28 for six, while almost all of the individual rolls cost $5 to $6. The warm rice is famous for a reason, and the nori and fish are all high-quality, but a there’s a certain sense of sameness — both in texture and flavor profile — across all of the rolls, meaning this is a good place to stop for a quick sushi fix, but hardly a destination for any kind of blowout meal.

What you need to know

Insider Tips The already-low prices include the tip, too.

Recommended DishesBlue crab hand roll; bay scallop hand roll.

DrinksBeer, Sake/Soju

Noise LevelHushed