Sushi Kaito

4.9
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$50 and over
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Please note; we have the liquor license now, we serve sake and wine, BYOB is no longer available, thank your for your understanding.

A reservation must be modified or cancelled no later than 5 PM the night prior to the reservation date. For any cancellations after the deadline, there will be a charge of $50.00 plus tax per person.

We serve 2 omakase courses, both a 12 piece and 16 piece course. We feature seasonal fish on a daily basis, often accommodating the individual preferences, such as kosher style. However, there’s no vegetarian, vegan nor strict
gluten free alternatives.

We are open from Tuesday to Sunday and offer 3 seatings, 5:30 PM, 7:15 PM and 9:00 PM, except Sundays, when the last seating is 9 PM. We are closed Mondays.
What 371 People Are Saying
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4.9based on recent ratings
4.9
Food
4.9
Service
4.7
Ambience
4.6
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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined on 27 February 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Incredible food and service

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JayJ
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on 27 February 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

As always, my friends and I had a wonderful time at Sushi Kaito. If you get the 12 of 16 piece meal, you will be very happy.

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vipBrookeL
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on 25 February 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Delicious and high quality sushi! Hidden gem of a restaurant. Sushi chef was informative, accommodating, and very kind. Amazing dining experience. Will definitely planning on returning!

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ewh217
New York Area
1 review
Dined on 23 February 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

fresh food, great service. definitely worth the price paid.

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vipyurifiaschi
New York Area
13 reviews
Dined on 22 February 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Amazing restaurant / food quality / service and environment
One of the best Omakasse

OT
OpenTable Diner
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on 21 February 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience4

Great experience as usual!

DW
vipDrWord
New York Area
52 reviews
Dined on 20 February 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

This is the best sushi I’ve had in the US. It compares favorably with much of the sushi I have had in Japan. The chefs pay attention to both the look and the taste, and the waitstaff are attentive in just the right measure. Real wasabi is grated fresh, and each piece of sushi is a work of art. There are two price points depending on both the number of pieces and the provenance of the fish. It’s pricey, but definitely worth it.

OT
OpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined on 19 February 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

The best sushi I’ve ever had! Excellent service and intimate atmosphere.

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JudithF
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on 15 February 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Absolutely first rate and worth every penny. Fish was delicious and seasoned perfectly. And an excellent assortment. They also have a fine sake selection. They offer three seatings but never felt rushed at the 16 seat sushi bar.

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FloO
1 review
Dined on 7 February 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Each piece was simple and delicious. I wish we could go everyday.

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vipLRnyc
New York Area
1 review
Dined on 6 February 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience4

Outstanding omakase. Service was excellent. Some of the freshest fish I have ever tasted.

MB
MarkB
New York Area
7 reviews
Dined on 5 February 2020
Overall5Food5Service4Ambience5

Excellent sushi. Great blend of traditional pieces and more experimental stuff.

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foodiemark
Central Coast
2 reviews
Dined on 5 February 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience4

It was a great experience. Small, unpretentious place with terrific sushi and gracious, Japanese style service.

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on 4 February 2020
Overall4Food4Service5Ambience4

good service and food

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RichardO
San Francisco
6 reviews
Dined on 1 February 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Already recommended it to friends. The omakase was outstanding. The counter was comfortable. The service was great.

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vipBrentSp44
New York Area
29 reviews
Dined on 31 January 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience4

Excellent food and excellent service. Would highly recommend.

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vipMaria
Dallas
2 reviews
Dined on 29 January 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Amazing omakase & very intimate atmosphere. Perfect for a special date!

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vipTLVIVIAN
New York Area
81 reviews
Dined on 28 January 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience4

It’s all about the food. So simple yet so great!

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vipRosie
New York Area
61 reviews
Dined on 28 January 2020
Overall4Food4Service4Ambience4

Sushi Kaito is consistently excellent fresh sushi, and friendly service. I have been several times and plan to return !

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vipCiao
New York Area
40 reviews
Dined on 21 January 2020
Overall4Food4Service5Ambience4

Very fresh fish expertly prepared in front of us. Servers paid close attention to our needs. We had the 12 piece menu and it was more than enough food.

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ColumbusCircleGirl
1 review
Dined on 17 January 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Amazing Omakase in a quaint private-feeling setting

ML
vipMLPhotos
New York Area
16 reviews
Dined on 16 January 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Excellent as always! Service is wonderful and every bite delicious.

OT
OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on 14 January 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience4

I don’t write reviews, but it was so good I’m writing one now. Really reasonably priced omakase, delicious and fresh. Will definitely be back.

OT
vipOpenTable Diner
New York Area
21 reviews
Dined on 11 January 2020
Overall4Food5Service4Ambience4

Delicious omikase. Superb sushi chef. Highly recommend.

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FrankieC
San Francisco
20 reviews
Dined on 11 January 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience4

Ichiban oishi!!!!! Superb fresh sushi & all ingredients. Wasabi for example is freshly ground. Superb traditional Nehon-no service also. A very enjoyable and exceptionally delicious experience worth repeating over & over!

Improvements could be the addition of Shochu and nama beru (tap beru).

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vipChefvic
New York Area
13 reviews
Dined on 28 December 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience4

A local gem; just wish only us locals new about it since it's quite small and fills up quickly.

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Joshua
1 review
Dined on 24 December 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

A wonderful place. Great sushi, great value, nice people.

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vipmikeyrad
New York Area
69 reviews
Dined on 21 December 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

One of the best Omakase offerings in the city.

MJ
MJLynch
New York Area
11 reviews
Dined on 20 December 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Hands-down best sushi experience all around. My husband and I no longer have sushi anywhere else. Aside from the food, everyone there is personable and extremely gracious.

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Tomo
New York Area
22 reviews
Dined on 19 December 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience4

Their sushi is one of the best in Manhattan. The Omakase price INCLUDES tax and tip. I think this is one of the best deals for Omakase in Manhattan. I'm so glad I live nearby.

MD
vipMDR200
New York Area
7 reviews
Dined on 17 December 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience4

Sushi was delicious and a great value, served by a very friendly and professional sushi chef

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vipOpenTable Diner
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on 15 December 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Went as part of a Christmas gift for my girlfriend. It was not only the best sushi I’ve had in nyc but it’s the best experience. I’m such a small place with only a few seats you got to understand the sushi chef and what they were doing.

Only disappointment was oysters, or lack there of. I guess I can’t complain as it’s omakese but my friend went and LOVED the oyster which I think we had salmon roe instead. Will have to go back to try the oyster

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SusanR
New York Area
1 review
Dined on 15 December 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience4

Best sushi I've had in NYC--every piece was wonderful. Small 12 seat bar, staff attentive. Recommend!!

OT
vipOpenTable Diner
Tokyo
3 reviews
Dined on 14 December 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Best sushi in Manhattan!

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Chanel
New York Area
6 reviews
Dined on 12 December 2019
Overall5Food4Service5Ambience5

The fish is FRESH but the pieces are not as creative as I would have liked - solid basic omakase - at a good price point ! Again fish is fresh!!!

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RichardB
New York Area
22 reviews
Dined on 10 December 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

This was a birthday dinner that did not disskpiont.
The preparation was simple and elegant of each slice of imported fish.
The sushi chef was skilled.
The food was outstanding.

OT
vipOpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined on 4 December 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

We had a nice anniversary.
Food is incredible.
Staff is lovely.

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vipTeeBuster
Pittsburgh
71 reviews
Dined on 3 December 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Best sushi I have had anywhere, hands down. Nobu, Tao and others take note. Fantastic presentation at the sushi bar (only option), options are 12 or 19 pieces, chef’s choice. If you truly enjoy higher end sushi/sashimi, this is a must do

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vipaspeninnyc
New York Area
8 reviews
Dined on 3 December 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

It's truly a hidden gem on the UWS, especially on a part of 72nd street that you wouldn't think of as having good (actually, great) sushi. My mother and I attended on a whim and hoping to discover a new restaurant in our neighborhood. The fish, rice, and preparation were all fantastic. The atmosphere was warm, friendly, and intimate -- while still being vibrant. The only quibble we had was that perhaps there was just a shred too much rice for each piece. While we both had the 12-course omakase, we both thought that having any more rice than that would have been too much. Also, in trying to not be rude/disrespectful to the chef, we both ate all of the rice... I also appreciated how thorough they were with placement of guests (each reservation had its own "card" so you knew where you were sitting) and that they reached out in advance to ask about any allergies or preferences. This is certainly not an every day or casual place, but I can definitely see myself coming back for a special occasion or for when guests are coming in from out of town. An incredible deal, great vibe, and very welcoming staff. Thank you!

OT
OpenTable Diner
New England
2 reviews
Dined on 29 November 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Elite. Elite. Elite.

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