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Cuisine: Japanese Price: Expensive

  • Hours: Mon-Thu, noon-2:30pm and 6-midnight; Fri, noon-2:30pm and 6-1am; Sat, 6pm-1am; Sun, 6pm-11pm
  • Reservations: Recommended - Make an Online Reservation
  • Payment Options: Discover, MasterCard, Visa, American Express
  • Dress: Business Casual
  • Noise: Moderate
  • Seats: 86 including 16 at the bar
  • Key People: Executive Chef - Akinobu Suzuki; Owners - Bon Yagi
  • Year Opened: 1997

Critic Reviews

The New York Times Critic's Pick 06/21/06

The best dishes on the menu are unique to Sakagura, at least among Japanese restaurants in New York. One is a cold soup called onsen tamago. - Peter Meehan

Although the booths are reserved for diners (mostly sedate Midtown suits and their clients), the elevated bar is inviting enough for an after-work drink. - Andrew Yamato

Sleek yet low-key, this hard-to-find restaurant (in the basement of a nondescript midtown office building) is a virtual university of Japanese rice wine and the food...

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dan k.
205 Reviews

Food Rating star star star star
Service Rating star star star star Posted on 01/27/09
one of those solid restaurants that makes midtown stand a notch above east vill for japanese cuisine though kyo ya is still better for small delicate dishes. great sake selection but you also pay for it.