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88 10th Ave, New York City, NY 10011-4721 (16th Street)
+1 212-989-8883
17:30 - 00:00
Closed now
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Sun - Mon 17:30 - 22:00
Mon - Fri 12:00 - 14:30
Tue - Thu 17:30 - 23:00
Fri - Sat 17:30 - 00:00
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Geneva, Switzerland
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118 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We arrived to a friendly trio of staff who promptly seated us even though one of our party had not arrived. There was a bit of confusion in getting our cocktails but once we did the ball was rolling. We ordered several starters and a couple of main courses which arrived at the table in good time. The food was... More 

Thank Priceofruby
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109 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

My teenage daughter is a huge fan of Iron Chef so she insisted that we visit Morimoto's during our trip to NYC. It is a very contemporary Japanese ambiance with glass partitions between tables that afford privacy for diners. Our server was very accommodating and understanding even when I explained that I have a soy allergy. The sushi rolls that... More 

Thank blessedinlife
Honolulu, Hawaii
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181 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

I ordered the angry chicken, loved it! My husband would order none other than the waygu. He was so excited about it, but disappointment came when the plate arrived. He had ordered it rare and they put the steak on the hot plate and delivered it, by the time he got it, it was medium. Also, I loved the flaming... More 

Thank DearJuddNelson
Spokane, Washington
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great food. Our server was good and enthusiastic and very knowledgeable about the menu and comfortable making recommendations. They were very, very busy but we weren't disappointed in the wait or our food. If you love sushi you should definitely visit Morimotk.

Thank Shawna R
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60 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I was a fan of the Hawaii location when I used to live here so it was nice to check out this NyC one. The sushi has always been a bit meh for me BUT the warm appetizers are what does it for me. You haven't lived until you've had the king crab.

Thank Sara B
Imperia, Italy
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262 reviews
212 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 200 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Reality check: hip place, design, friendly staff, beautiful open kitchen but... I probably had the worst tempura shrimps in my life, drenched in wasabi sauce and what they call "spicy gochujang sauce", which tasted to me like a buffalo sauce for chicken wings. You would get those in a Chinese buffet but at a Chinese buffet, you wouldn't pay $23... More 

Thank LaurentCL2
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77 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 March 2017 via mobile

I was invited here by a competitor, and I have to say it is the best japanese restaurant I have ever been! To try ABSOLUTLY!!!

Thank fabio a
Toronto, Canada
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 March 2017

Being in a lot of restaurants of that caliber that extremely high expectations. Great design,great otoro sushi however other food was good but nothing special. Meat was burned, service very very slow for restaurant at 30% capacity. As per my parents who where with me, location in Vegas was way better.

Thank aripov
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

Morimoto at Chelsea Market is a great Japanese restaurant. The seafood is fresh. The tuna was like butter and just melts in your mouth. Usually miso soup does not excite anyone but Morimoto's miso soup was delicious. It was served with chunks of tofu! The vegetable tempura was perfectly fried and not oily at all. Their soft shell crab sushi... More 

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New York City, New York
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24 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Sushi is one of my favorite dishes, so naturally, I love Morimoto. However, I think if you are looking for a quick meal this is not the place. While the sushi is great it is extremely expensive. There are many other fine-dining restaurants that are better as well. But it is worth a try if you have never been.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$41 - US$80
Japanese, Seafood, Sushi, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Bar Scene, Business meetings
Open Hours
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:30
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 00:00
17:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 88 10th Ave, New York City, NY 10011-4721
    (16th Street)
  • Public Transportation: A, C, E at 14th Street. L at 8th Ave.
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Chelsea
  • Neighbourhood: Chelsea
  • Phone Number: +1 212-989-8883

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