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85 Avenue a, New York City, NY 10009-6500
+1 212-505-6524
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good31%
  • Average16%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
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“fresh sushi” (3 reviews)
“maki” (2 reviews)
“dumplings” (2 reviews)
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Japanese, Sushi, Asian
$$ - $$$
85 Avenue a, New York City, NY 10009-6500
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Reviewed 4 April 2018 via mobile

The dumplings were great, very juicy and tasty. The special roles, which vary weekly, are big and offer a nice variation from the standard maki roles. They were however a bit pricy.

Thank schlipa
Reviewed 20 February 2018

I would have never found this place on my own, but I went with some locals. It was a little daunting waiting outside in the winter for a table inside, but once we obtained a table, I understood why this place was so popular. The...More

Thank benzslkgirl
Reviewed 21 December 2017

A friend and I stumbled upon Takahachi when looking for a place to get dinner. We split edamame, peppers, and we both got a roll. Everything was fresh, and the quality of the sushi was exceptional. However, the rolls are a little pricy in comparison...More

Thank Katie A
Reviewed 5 October 2017

Four of us went to see a show and were looking or dinner afterward. We walked over to Takahachi and got a table within a few minutes. Sushi was fresh and prices were reasonable. Would highly recommend if you are in the neighborhood and looking...More

Thank misopiso88
Reviewed 7 September 2017

My favorite sushi place of all-time (aside from that place in Tribeca that is super pricey and where I once ate roe with gold slivers). The rolls are great. The chirashi is bountiful.

Thank monsieur-hibou
Reviewed 25 August 2017

Friendly, attentive service. Solid sushi (although some bites are a bit on the large size for my mouth) with a few unique twists. It's a local favorite and is usually buzzing throughout the week.

Thank mike_e_pl
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Reviewed 31 July 2017 via mobile

We ate great sushi and sashimi. Greatly recommended. We sat a the bar and seeing the cooks work is amazing

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

Casual place, but super delicious. Be prepared to wait for a table, but it's worth it! Spicy tuna tartare was incredible.

Thank JacqConn
Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

The quality of the sushi here is very good. The sushi is so fresh and the price is reasonable. With the exception of the price it reminded me of eating sushi in Japan.

Thank MBenzinger
Reviewed 16 August 2016 via mobile

I came here thanks to a friend living locally. Apparently good and fresh sushi can be much more expensive in NY, so I take that $90, including 20% tips is a good deal. Waiting time without reservation on Friday night was 10 minutes. The food...More

Thank ChiaraCamerada
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
US$21 - US$30
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
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Open Hours
5:00 PM - 12:00 AM
5:00 PM - 12:00 AM
5:00 PM - 12:00 AM
5:00 PM - 12:00 AM
5:00 PM - 12:00 AM
5:00 PM - 12:30 AM
5:00 PM - 12:30 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 85 Avenue a, New York City, NY 10009-6500
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > East Village
  • Neighbourhood: East Village
  • Phone Number: +1 212-505-6524
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