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Umi Sushi

) #832 of 9,274 Restaurants in New York City €€ - €€€ Japanese, Sushi, Asian
303 East 56th Street and 118 East 31st Street, New York City, NY 10022
+1 212-686-3308
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good39%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“sashimi” (18 reviews)
“bento box” (5 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 15:30All hours
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Contemporary
€€ - €€€
303 East 56th Street and 118 East 31st Street, New York City, NY 10022
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Reviewed 2 May 2017

We were in a hurry to attend a concert in Brooklyn that evening and our hotel was just around the corner. We decided to visit Umi for a quick dinner. We were seating in the front dining room. It was rather hot in the room...More

Thank stageguytx
Reviewed 10 April 2017

In New York for work and wanted to find good Sushi. Tripadvisor ratings looked encouraging so decided to give it a try. Walked in and ordered takeout sushi and one of the chefs special rolls. Awesome! So good I went again the next night! If...More

Thank whicheall08
Reviewed 4 April 2017 via mobile

The reviews don't do this place justice. If I could give 6 starts I would. Great food, some of the best I've ever had. Great atmosphere and service. I'll come back as many times as I can while in NYC. Thank you guys!

Thank John G
Reviewed 3 April 2017

I love Umi. The sushi is always fresh, high-quality, and reasonably priced. I get take out and dine in. It's a narrow space, but goes fairly far back. Sitting at the sushi bar is always great, too. Highly recommend to anyone looking for good sushi...More

Thank Jessica T
Reviewed 24 March 2017

I visited for the first time (E 31st St location) as I was staying nearby. What a find! Inexpensive, excellent quality (the sashimi was melt-in-the-mouth) and charming service. I will go back to try out their bento box meals which looked really interesting. Agedashi tofu...More

Thank Bee_ALondon
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

The electric green color of the "wasabi honey sauce" served with seared tuna slices was a warning. The sauce tasted neither like wasabi, nor like honey, and looked flat out scary. I was glad to find naruto (the riceless rolls wrapped in fresh cucumber) on...More

Thank Wojciech S
Reviewed 8 March 2017 via mobile

Excellent fresh sushi. Large selection of the simple to complex and creative sushi. Lovely presentation. Attentive service. Several other well prepared dishes. Kimchi soup with meat or fish appropriately spicy. Fried salmon skin salad also tasty. Portions fine. Sushi not inexpensive but standard for the...More

Thank Bcobert
Reviewed 8 January 2017

I was meeting up a friend for dinner one Friday night and we both wanted sushi. Since Umi was on my bookmarks list and she had dined and enjoyed the food there before, we decided to go with it. Umi Sushi is very narrow but...More

Thank Melanie T
Reviewed 5 December 2016

This restaurant is actually across the street from where TripAdvisor locates it. Great staff, they were quick and helpful with recommendations. We had a ton of sushi and the bill was under $100. The restaurant is quite large with a lot of seating in the...More

Thank DaisyDot24
Reviewed 29 November 2016

He enjoyed high quality sushi prepared lighting fast. The facility is a bit run down but the service, food and prices are right on.

Thank Fritz_the_1st
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Questions & Answers
13 January 2015|
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Response from Stifke | Reviewed this property |
Terri, you can't sleep at the sushi place... altough I do think umi sushi has lots of refrigerators.
Raghda H
24 December 2014|
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Response from Vossers | Reviewed this property |
No it's an a la carte style menu offering a selection of sushi and sashimi dishes.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Contemporary
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Open Hours
17:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 15:30
16:30 - 23:00
11:00 - 15:30
16:30 - 23:00
11:00 - 15:30
16:30 - 23:00
11:00 - 15:30
16:30 - 23:00
11:00 - 15:30
16:30 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 303 East 56th Street and 118 East 31st Street, New York City, NY 10022
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighbourhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 212-686-3308
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