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Aburiya Kinnosuke

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$$ - $$$
Neighbourhood:
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213 E 45th St, Frnt 1, New York City, NY 10017-3309
+1 212-867-5454
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11:30 - 23:00
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Hours:
Sun 17:30 - 22:30
Mon - Fri 11:30 - 23:00
Sat 17:30 - 23:00
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Austin
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319 reviews
294 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Excellent experience with memories of our visit in Tokyo. We enjoyed the hamachi sashimi, grilled bamboo shoots, warm tofu, flavored rice from a basket or pot, and the grilled oysters (large but seasoned well). Overall I would suggest the sashimi and grilled fish. The sake is quite good, perhaps a drier choice from the monthly features. The meal is spaced... More 

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Metro DC
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52 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My brother and I send at the counter and observed all of the action, all of the oishi action. Grilled veggies, fish, chicken - all very good. Tako tempura : great; ei (sea skate wing) : great; black cod : very good. Good selection of Japanese beer (from Japan, not just the Japanese brands made in US and Canada) A... More 

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Brussels, Belgium
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76 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2017

Being a fan of japanese cooking, this is a place to visit; Excellent variety of orginal japanese dishes, high quality food and excellent service. of course this kind of place has a price, but it really is an experience you cannot miss.

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54 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

Aburiya Kinnosuke is one of our favorites in NYC. But you have to go into it with a bit of an open mind. The concept is different. You don't just order one dish and it's so much you can't finish it. This is not the Cheesecake Factory! This is authentic Japanese food. Okinawan, to be precise (although they seem to... More 

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Sèvres, Ile-de-France, France
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20 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 February 2017

I went there with a couple and the wife is Japanese so I let her select the food, and we all shared, the Japanese way. I ate food I never thought I would be able to eat (like cod sperm) but the ambiance, the quality of the presentation and ... the sake made everything easy and smooth ! You can... More 

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Thank Philippe D
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240 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

Tiny portions, exorbitant prices, that pretty much sums up our dinner experience in Abariya. All portions were lilliputian, the size of small appetizers. The grilled vegetables were tasteless, and the sirloin beef chewy and unseasoned. The shrimp was the only moderately enjoyable dish. There was no brown rice to be had, only white. There was grilled salmon filet either, only... More 

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Hove
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20 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

You're not going to stumble across Aburiya Kinnisuke: it is hidden behind a very low-key entrance between large buildings off Third Avenue. Yet, inside, there is what I can only assume is a taste and experience of Japan itself. It is of a calibre that consumers of the growing fast-food sushi market (myself included) can only dream, and with atmosphere... More 

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New York
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280 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 511 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 January 2017 via mobile

Very unassuming from the outside, a decent space opens up inside. Make a reservation. We were seated on time, at the counter. At reservation we were told we would have the seats for 2 hours. Pretty large menu. So we went for the Omakase. They will give you options on the price and your food preferences are taken down. The... More 

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Santiago Metropolitan Region, Chile
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214 reviews
129 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 December 2016

I went for a business lunch to this place and I really enjoyed the food and atmosphere. The service was friendly and fast and the food delicious. I had the ramen noodles and they were great. The only down side was that it was a bit loud. Otherwise, I enjoyed my experience and recommend this place.

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singapore
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40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 December 2016 via mobile

Visited Aburiya few years ago and so glad that we went back tonight for dinner. It was snowing lightly and it was cold. Entering a warm and familiar restaurant was very comforting. Service as usual was excellent. Met Hiro-san, the manager. Food ranged from sashimi to sukiyaki for winter and many more delicious treats. Sake list was very extensive and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$21 - US$100
Cuisine
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Private Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
17:30 - 22:30
Monday
11:30 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 23:00
Thursday
11:30 - 23:00
Friday
11:30 - 23:00
Saturday
17:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 213 E 45th St, Frnt 1, New York City, NY 10017-3309
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighbourhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 212-867-5454

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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