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Mottsu

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Nolita
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285 Mott St, New York City, NY 10012-3430
+1 212-343-8017
Today
11:30 - 23:30
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Hours:
Sun 12:30 - 23:00
Mon - Thu 11:30 - 23:00
Fri 11:30 - 23:30
Sat 12:30 - 23:30
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London, United Kingdom
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58 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016 via mobile

It is ok .. it wasn't the best sushi experience .. very presentable looks good but can't say the same things for the taste.. wasn't impress ..! Don't thing will go back again ..!

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Thank Ahmet K
New York City, New York
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86 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 2016

Went here for a quick dinner and was really disappointed with the rolls and food quality. Things were chewy when they shouldn't be... Maybe the more expensive rolls are better but not motivated to go there again.

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Thank TalleyrandNYC
New York City, New York
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92 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2015

I go to Mottsu every few months when I'm in the mood for a quick Japanese lunch. Their Bento Box is a good deal (chicken/fish/or Beef with a sushi roll, rice, and sald) and is served pretty promptly. The food is good but not great, but is fairly priced and not a bad place for an occasional lunch.

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Thank argosyinc
Moscow, Russia
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2015 via mobile

I've never tried rolls better than here! The first thing you should order here are Dynamite rolls. If you are near this place, you should visit Mottsu at least to try them. And try their tea. Exactly, the tea! Enjoy!

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Thank ThatGingerOne
New York City, New York
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41 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2015

With a very wide variety of delicious food available, from breakfast to late night snack, don't let the apparent Gelato sign fool you. This "cafe" serves top notch full course dinners (using only the best ingredients Little Italy has to offer), to pizza, breakfast, to the aforementioned gelato and other sweets. Fairly priced, comfortable, great service....what else can anyone ask?

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Thank gennaro5684
City of Venice, Italy
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140 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 May 2015

This is an excellent Japanese restaurant in Nolito. Not fancy atmosphere, but they get the job done.

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Thank enric b
New York City, New York
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41 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 April 2015

Excellent service, fresh made and tasty food. Not fancy, nor expensive, but, for a wide variety, all day long, and into the evening, an excellent experience. With Summer approaching, GELATO becomes a specialty. Enjoy.

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Thank gennaro5684
London, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 March 2015 via mobile

Went here with a friend who lives on Mott St - otherwise I definitely would have walked past without a second glance, as the exterior doesn't live up to the food! Great quality sushi at very reasonable prices. Staff were extremely attentive and suggested the two rolls for $11 offer, which had a wide variety of options and was excellent... More 

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Thank EBernheim
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 June 2014 via mobile

I have been here today. Great taste. Seafood and sushi. Sashimi.

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Thank Yu L
Miami, Florida
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26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 June 2014 via mobile

Simply perfect! Good service & food! Good products and good situation. Quality and price excelent. Situated in a quiet street.

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Thank Julián G

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$31 - US$40
Cuisine
Japanese, Asian, Sushi
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff
Open Hours
Sunday
12:30 - 23:00
Monday
11:30 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 23:00
Thursday
11:30 - 23:00
Friday
11:30 - 23:30
Saturday
12:30 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 285 Mott St, New York City, NY 10012-3430
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Nolita
  • Neighbourhood: Nolita
  • Phone Number: +1 212-343-8017

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

Staying in Nolita

Neighbourhood Profile
Nolita
Despite being just off of busy Houston Street, Nolita maintains a low-key vibe that makes it a pleasant retreat in the heart of lower Manhattan. Short for “North of Little Italy,” Nolita was once considered to be part of Little Italy. Today, the neighbourhood is popular with young fashionistas popping in and out of the chic independent boutiques that line Mulberry, Mott and Elizabeth Streets. In addition to shopping, there are cozy restaurants and sidewalk cafes serving everything from new-school Italian food to the world-famous cronuts. While small in size (Nolita stretches just a few blocks in each direction), it’s a great neighbourhood to spend an afternoon people watching, window-shopping, and grabbing a bite to eat.
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