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113 Thompson St, New York City, NY 10012-3714
+1 212-925-8923
Today
18:00 - 00:00
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Sun - Sat 18:00 - 00:00
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Ottawa, Canada
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77 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I always look forward to a meal at Omen. It's just a wonderful atmosphere and while the portions are small, the variety and preparation is out of the ordinary. For a consistently authentic experience, price really doesn't matter. Although the high price knocks me star off the otherwise 5 star rating I give this place.

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Thank Michael P
Level Contributor
31 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

Had a great 👍 Japanese dishes in this original cozy restaurant. It's a bit noisy and the tables could be larger, considering the several plates to be served altogether, they take away all the space on it! ...But the quality and great taste of dishes make you to forget all the (very few) downs of this restaurant. Considering the repetitiveness... More 

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Thank Carlo C
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22 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

Omen has always been a favorite, and one of the reasons I love it is that it hasn't changed in the 20 years I have been going there. In an age of big and flashy restaurants Omen is still small and understated. I've always found the food to be fantastic. It's fairly traditional and that might not be what everyone... More 

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Glarus, Switzerland
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22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

This japanese gem was recommended to us, and when we were looking for it in a dark autumn night, the sign suddenly lit up in a warm orange like a glimpse of a promise. and yes: omen est nomen. the food was authentic from recipe, to ingredients, presentation and taste. the clientele very new yoorkian - we even spied that... More 

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Thank Janine K
Lake Worth, Florida
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 May 2016

Worth the price. Whenever I'm in NYC, I have to stop here for dinner. EVERY trip. I always order the black miso cod. To die for. The ONLY down side is they only take cash and Amex.

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Thank talyacreates
New York City, New York
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38 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 February 2016

Perhaps ordering a tasting menu was not a good idea and i hope that their food is better than what I had but what I had was truly awful. I cant recall the last time I had such bland tasteless food at such exorbitant price and served at such glacial pace. What did me in was a 20 minute wait... More 

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Thank markymark10022
North Carolina
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19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 January 2016

Omen is one of the most authentic Japanese restaurants in the city. The restaurant itself is sparsely decorated and quite dark, and the service is quite attentive. The food however, is what makes Omen special. Don't go to Omen expecting spicy tuna rolls or cucumber rolls. Here, you'll find fresh sashimi, perfectly seasoned Japanese noodles and small sized traditional delicacies.

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Thank Nourriture
Bridgend, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2015

Came recommended, however was kept waiting 20mins before being seated even though we reserved a table. 35 minutes after ordering was informed that the selected rice dish wasn't available. 8 minutes later was informed kitchen was busy and food would be another 20 minutes and it was ! Decided not to stay for dessert requested the bill only to find... More 

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Thank ilovesalsa599
London, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2015 via mobile

A beautiful meal - fresh and tasty in nice surrounds. Except for the crepe, which really didn't know what it was trying to be. Crisp, bland, not great. And the tempura had a massive piece of onion and a pile of grated carrot, which didn't really work. Super meal all up, but for the prices paid we would expect everything... More 

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Palma de Mallorca, Spain
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512 reviews
296 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 160 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2015

I have known this place for the last 30 years, but have not returned for quite some time ... this was a mistake!!!! great ambiance , great service , delicious food I WILL BE COMING BACK, for sure!!!!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$41 - US$80
Cuisine
Japanese, Asian, Sushi
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
18:00 - 00:00
Monday
18:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
18:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
18:00 - 00:00
Thursday
18:00 - 00:00
Friday
18:00 - 00:00
Saturday
18:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 113 Thompson St, New York City, NY 10012-3714
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > SoHo
  • Neighbourhood: SoHo
  • Phone Number: +1 212-925-8923

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in SoHo

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SoHo
Once the artistic hub of New York City, SoHo (South of Houston) is now one of the premiere shopping destinations in the world. Housing everything from the most popular luxury brands to swank boutiques you won’t find anywhere else, this is a sophisticated shopper’s dream come true. Broadway teems with big-name stores and people during the day, while Prince and Spring Streets are the other main drags to explore by foot. Take a detour down the quieter side streets to see the real star of the district –majestic cast-iron architecture everywhere you look. What were once warehouses and art studios are now meticulously restored loft buildings favored by many of New York’s celebrities, making SoHo one of the trendiest addresses in the city. The pretty streets of Nolita (North of Little Italy) offer a more sedate vibe, with plenty of tiny boutiques and hip restaurants to seek out.
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