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Cuisine: American, Japanese Price: Expensive

  • Hours: Daily from 7-11am; Mon-Fri from 11am-2:30pm; Sun-Wed from 5:30-10:30pm; Thu-Sat from 5:30-11pm; Sat and Sun from 11am-3pm
  • Public Transit and Parking: 4, 5, 6, 7 to Grand Central Terminal Street parking - Hopstop
  • Reservations: Recommended - Make an Online Reservation
  • Payment Options: Diners Club, MasterCard, Visa, American Express
  • Dress: Business Casual
  • Noise: Moderate
  • Seats: 110
  • Key People: Executive Chef - Jimmy Lappalainen; Owners - Marcus Samuelsson, Hakan Swahn
  • Year Opened: 2004

Critic Reviews

The conventional sushi, like yellowtail and fluke, is excellent but it is impossible to pass up selections like tuna foie gras, smoked char and rice-puff-crusted shrimp. - Amanda Hesser

Curiously, given Samuelsson's genius with fish, the meat dishes, like beef short ribs and an inventive rib-eye carpaccio, are much better. - Adam Platt

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Kimberli M.
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American-Japanese fusion! Start with a drink in the lounge while you wait for your party. The Tuna Tartare was yummy! The Trio of Lamb (chop, shank and skewer) was RAVED about! Tasty drinks too -- I liked the Aqua Cosmo(white cranberry aquavit, citrus, white cranberry juice)...yummy. The staff was fun and attentive. I'll go back.