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Shima Restaurant - CLOSED

188 2nd Ave, New York City, NY 10003-5733
+1 212-260-6303
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good51%
  • Average7%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
13 Jan 2015
“great sushi”
18 Oct 2013
“Great surprise!”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Japanese, Sushi
188 2nd Ave, New York City, NY 10003-5733
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Reviewed 13 January 2015

A great sushi place in NY. Affordable, and friendly staff. Try the smoked eel. The specials are also very good. Went there many times. Always satisfied.

Thank sallemjazz
Reviewed 18 October 2013

We were looking for a place to eat on Saturday night at the village. All the places we checked were full so eventually we ended at a small family restaurant with no expectations. However the dishes were excellent! I had the best ceviche ever!!! My...More

Thank Sakana2013
Reviewed 2 October 2013

Eating at Shima has always been delightful. Every time I visit New York, I head to Shima for delicious, authentic Japanese food with graceful, authentic Japanese service. You might want to come early for dinner as the place gets packed quickly ... or make reservations....More

Thank Martin_and_Maria
Reviewed 4 September 2013 via mobile

We spotted this as we passed one evening, went back another day for dinner. We loved everything about it: from the authentic Japanese food and presentation to the reasonable prices. Thoroughly recommended!

Thank dleemurray
Reviewed 11 June 2013

We stopped for lunch at Shima, and we were very pleased. We are big sushi and sashimi fans, and we understand the value of fresh sea product. Shima produced! I like the "fatter" fish...tuna, etc. and with a couple of toro sushi's, I also thought...More

Thank Eugene E
Reviewed 29 May 2013

I was brough to this place by my firend few years ago. He moved from NYC by now but still comes to Shima while he is in town. So we decided to check it out this time. Place is absolutely wonderful. Prices are fair. Service...More

Thank Magus M
Reviewed 1 March 2012

Visiting Japanese restaurants is always an experience for me. There are so many dishes to try, but its difficult sometimes to try new foods when they are expensive and one may ended up throwing them away if one doesn't like them. But at Shima you...More

Thank Hardealer
Reviewed 29 July 2011

We've eaten at Shima regularly for several years, and have always enjoyed both the meal and being there. It is the kind of restaurant - regardless of type of cuisine - that is less and less found in Manhattan. Good food, consistency, courteous service, quiet...More

Thank asg42
Reviewed 16 June 2011

We went to Shima by serendipity: planned to go to a nearby Japanese place, but found that one disappointing by its look, smell, and cleanliness. Shima was a perfect place: a little casual, but with excellent food. We tried miso soup, different rolls, sushi plate,...More

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Reviewed 31 January 2010

Their lunch menu is good value.

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  • Address: 188 2nd Ave, New York City, NY 10003-5733
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > East Village
  • Neighbourhood: East Village
  • Phone Number: +1 212-260-6303
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