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Ichiumi

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6 East 32nd Street, New York City, NY 10016 (Formerly Cafe New Yorker)
+1 212-725-1333
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Today
11:45 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:00
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:45 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:00
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8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very very good food! A lot of food of any kind! We were there for lunch and my belly said thanks! Just in case: the prices change during the time of the day. So i suggest to go there for lunch, that is cheaper, about 18$.

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Thank Matteo B
Brooklyn, New York
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98 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Japanese buffet, lots of choices and fresh. Plenty of hot (cooked) food for people who does not want the raw stuff. Sushi selection was very good. Did not understand the wait, plenty of tables where available. But service was excellent, place was very spacious and the buffet table was easily accessible. Price was reasonable, will return.

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Thank Benson W
Des Moines, Iowa
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72 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2016

I enjoyed my visit and certainly got my money's worth. Lots of variety, especially seafood. I would go back. It closes relatively early, but they warn you for last call.

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Thank Doug V
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34 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

This really had me for a good 2-3hours, This is probably one of them best buffets restaurants in the world , there is only 2 in the world and one of them is in New York! The more you spending your time there the more you appreciate the effort and time the people put in the food and the work... More 

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Thank Robert M
New York City, New York
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

This place is always packed. The sushi, sashimi and rolls are super fresh. They don't last. As they make them, you eat them. It is a buffet which has soooo much variety. If you like shushi, you'll love this place.

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Thank yvonnechile
Verona, Italy
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016 via mobile

We went to Ichiumi after reading a couple of TripAdvisor reviews and must confess it'been a wise idea. Fortunately the restaurant was still open since we came in at 10.15 pm (in NY seems restaurant all close at 10 pm). The food was absolutely great, tasty and a big choice. Also the staff was friendly and efficient. Expecially Marvin made... More 

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Thank Antonio B
Graton, California
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48 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

Surrounded by so many Asian restaurants, this was close and convenient. After a long day of exploring we were grateful to have the option of a no-brainer, price fixed menu at $32 pp. Amazing selections, attentive service, a great meal for the price.

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Thank Gratontraveler
Bronx, New York
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20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

As the title says, Ichiumi in the past ( talking about three years ago) used to be a place with a great variety of food and great service. We went yesterday and as soon we got into the place, around 7:00pm, the restaurant was almost empty, me and my partner looked each other and we whispered “ it’s so weird... More 

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Thank Jose C
Haifa District, Israel
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27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

The restaurant has an enormous buffet with all type of food so it's good also for a non fish eater like me The opening time have been changed and are not like the one in the site

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Thank Ben E
Vancouver, Canada
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131 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

Visited here With family...was conveniently located. Great variety of different foods, but like with most buffets, the quality is low. Service was good, until the server watched me pay the bill & dictated to me what the tip should be. Total turn off. I understand that most people in the service industry make very little money & depend heavily on... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Japanese, Seafood, Sushi, Asian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Buffet, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:45 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:00
Monday
11:45 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:45 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:45 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:00
Thursday
11:45 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:00
Friday
11:45 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:00
Saturday
11:45 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6 East 32nd Street, New York City, NY 10016 (Formerly Cafe New Yorker)
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighbourhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 212-725-1333

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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This is the iconic New York that so many visitors imagine before they visit—spectacular skyscrapers like the Chrysler Building and Empire State Building, iconic public buildings like Grand Central Terminal and the New York Public Library, and the non-stop hustle and bustle of the city streets. Fifth Avenue is a shopper's heaven where you can find every kind of store imaginable, with fashion brands ranging from the affordable to the ultra-fancy. Visit the Rockefeller Center to experience towering Art Deco grandeur, and foodies will love the busy restaurants that stay open late in Koreatown. After dark, Midtown calms down a bit, but at any time of day or night it still feels 100% New York.
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