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Sushi Yasaka

251 W 72nd St, Between broadway & Westend Ave, New York City, NY 10023-2736
+1 212-496-8460
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good32%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“omakase” (19 reviews)
“tempura” (21 reviews)
“sushi” (112 reviews)
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Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
251 W 72nd St, Between broadway & Westend Ave, New York City, NY 10023-2736
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Reviewed 4 November 2018

This is an excellent choice for dinner when you're in the mood for sushi. We made a reservation based on on line recommendations. We noticed quite a few Japanese customers. Definitely a good decision as the place was packed. We were taken to our table...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank PhillyDoc
Reviewed 4 November 2018 via mobile

A proper sushi restaurant, as witnessed by the 4 sushi chefs preparing it in front of you, and the many Japanese patrons eating there. We loved it. A very wide selection of sushi, sashimi and other Japanese food. Our teenage son said it was his...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Peaslake-Family-of-4
Reviewed 10 October 2018

Sushi restaurants don't come more successful than Yasaka, a place that is full almost around the clock. And with good reason: the sushi, sashimi, and maki are fresh and sparkling. There is a lot of happy diners and the place can get a bit noisy,...More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank EANYC
Reviewed 26 September 2018 via mobile

My husband and I stopped here during lunch. We made a reservation earlier in the morning because I read that it could be pretty busy. I’m glad we did or else we probably would’ve had at least a 15 minute wait (not so bad, but...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Alana L
Reviewed 24 August 2018

I had an incredible sushi lunch special here for the last meal of my trip before trekking to the airport. I enjoyed a trio of rolls to accompany the soup and salad. Service was rapid and efficient as this is a bustling lunch spot on...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank orange-u-tall
Reviewed 13 August 2018 via mobile

Went here when I was craving sushi but didn’t want to travel outside the neighborhood. I was a little skeptical since I never heard of it, but was so glad I went. The sushi here is incredible and very reasonably priced. Make sure you make...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank NMO941
Reviewed 11 August 2018 via mobile

My late friends daughter whom I was helping out said this was her favorite sushi place when ever she came to visit her grandpa in NY It was late about 9.45 when we arrived at the place completely full and lucky to get the last...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank edwinb629
Reviewed 23 July 2018

High-quality sushi served in a busy place. The service is efficient and pleasant. Prices are moderate. Of the many starters we ordered none disappointed.

Date of visit: July 2018
1  Thank MAP67traveller
Reviewed 22 July 2018 via mobile

Fantastic! Must book as it’s a small place. Great food and service. Highly recommended. Try the tempura!

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Local_lass20
Reviewed 11 July 2018

Looks just like any other sushi restaurant on the surrounding streets or avenues. But incredibly good. In my top five sushi restaurants in NYC. And I eat a lot of sushi. This is sort of a magnet for Japanese people on the upper west side....More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Mlleron
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 251 W 72nd St, Between broadway & Westend Ave, New York City, NY 10023-2736
    (West End and Broadway)
  • Public Transportation: 72 St (1, 2, 3) 79 St (1, 2) 66 St - Lincoln Center (1, 2)
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Lincoln Square
  • Neighbourhood: Lincoln Square
  • Phone Number: +1 212-496-8460
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