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141 W 41st St New York, NY 10036, New York City, NY 10036
+1 212-704-0833
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good40%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“lunch” (20 reviews)
“egg custard” (12 reviews)
“miso soup” (11 reviews)
Open Now
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM Hours
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
141 W 41st St New York, NY 10036, New York City, NY 10036
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Same good food/menu as the other locations. Service is impeccable, orders come out relatively quickly. The only downside is that Times Square is busier than the other locations, so waits should be expected.

Thank Tunaidi
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Delicious selection of meals. It is also a surprisingly large (seems like a small restaurant based on the entrance, but it is rather large and spans a bit). Service was great. Presentation of dishes was also wonderful. And, the taste of dishes was great. I...More

Thank Eman R
Reviewed 9 April 2018

I've been to Ootoya twice and both times the food was excellent. The menu is not what you would find at a typical Japanese restaurant, and is considered "comfort food." The waitstaff is excellent and really get you in and out of there, so it...More

Thank JacksBee
Reviewed 7 April 2018 via mobile

The only ingredient that was any good wax the Sashimi, all other articles were nearly tasteless. A big disappointment. Of all Japanese restaurants i have visited, this was the worst.

Thank מייק ט
Reviewed 8 March 2018

Ootoya is home to Japanese comfort food of very good quality at fair prices. Their set lunches and dinners are particularly good buys. Most recently my husband and I enjoyed set meals that included soup, chawanmushi, and in his case, salad and pickles. He ordered...More

Thank Marylis S
Reviewed 6 March 2018

My boyfriend and I just walked in here last weekend for lunch. They were very busy but the atmosphere was very vibrant with all the staff screaming "Irasshaimase!" every time a customer came in. I noticed there were a lot of solo diners as well....More

Thank Jenna L
Reviewed 5 March 2018

Authentic Japanese food restaurant. (No sushi or Kobe beef here though) Soba and misu soup are excellent.. There are definitely long lines at peak times and weekends.. Awesome food,great service, it is not cheap, but worth it…

Thank Emel Y
Reviewed 24 February 2018

Firstly I have lived in Japan and in homes with Japanese people for several years and this is one of the most authentic flavours I've found in a restaurant outside Japan. It was a bit of a wait and that's a pain. "30-35" was 50...More

Thank Paul H
Reviewed 19 February 2018

A New Yorker friend took us to her favorite Japanese restaurant and I am glad she did. Living in a small mid-Western town, our choice of Japanese restaurtants is quite limited and they all serve the same type of westernized Japanese food, So I was...More

Thank Domrcpl
Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

Ootoya is a cute small Japanese resto. Expect to wait for lunch. Their homemade tofu is a must. They have different bowls with a variety of delicious raw fish. It is pricey yet great Japanese quality

Thank kcanavan2010
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the Chrysler Building and Empire State Building,
iconic public buildings like Grand Central Terminal
and the New York Public Library, and the non-stop
hustle and bustle of the city streets. Fifth Avenue is
a shopper's heaven where you can find every kind of
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
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Open Hours
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
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5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
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5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
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5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 141 W 41st St New York, NY 10036, New York City, NY 10036
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighbourhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 212-704-0833
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