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Zuma New York

261 Madison Ave, Between 38th and 39th street, New York City, NY 10016-2303
+1 212-544-9862
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good25%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
261 Madison Ave, Between 38th and 39th street, New York City, NY 10016-2303
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Reviewed 5 days ago

I have been to many Zuma Restaurants and last week went to Zuma New York for the second time – the first time was earlier this year. On my last visit I thought it was good but not the best Zuma I had visited –...More

Thank mikelondon2016
Reviewed 1 week ago

After Bangkok, Dubai now also Zuma NYC. In fact no surprise that the Zuma NYC was as good, if not better as Bangkok and Dubai....This massive restaurant offers an excellent Menu choice of high quality ingredients on its fusion plates. Expensive but worth the money...The...More

Thank worldtravellerfrance
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I love this restaurant - and I love Zuma! Always delicious food and a great atmosphere! Service is great.

Thank sivrei
Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

We had a great dinner but it was overschadowed by an airco issue. People put on jackets, wear scarfs, etc. For such a high quality restaurant the way the manager reacted was below every level. Instead of offering a drink or whatever, he gave his...More

Thank Jill101299
Reviewed 4 November 2017

We were so excited to get a table and host our godson who is attending Fordham for a delicious sushi dinner, he loves sushi. Well that never happened as they would not let him in the restaurant because he had birkenstock shoes on - really...More

Thank lisanW9825OL
Reviewed 4 November 2017

Food was quite delightful; Omakase is the best way to try a small tasting of everything - and the food kept coming. Great selection of sakes, wonderful service and a great atmosphere. Definitely recommend this place.

Thank Stephen021
Reviewed 31 October 2017

Wife and I spent an evening there drinking and having fun. Lots of high energy. The drinks are expensive and worth it!! Bar staff was awesome!

Thank tom d
Reviewed 31 October 2017

I went here together with my husband to have a nice dinner. Although there were still empty seats they kept us waiting for 30 minutes. I don't know why. The food is good but very expensive.For me too expensive. The service was really disappointing. Nobody...More

Thank 52ann52
zumaNYC, Guest Relations Manager at Zuma New York, responded to this reviewResponded 1 November 2017

Good Afternoon Thank you for taking the time to write and provide your feedback, we appreciate your comments and are sorry to hear of your experience. Our Guest Relations Managers would like to reach out directly if you at your convenience could kindly please send...More

Reviewed 21 October 2017 via mobile

I've been here a few times with work and personal and ever single time the staff is horrendous!!!! For all the money this place charges it should be a wonderful experience but time and time again it's not I do not get it ! The...More

Thank rdiamonds12
Reviewed 21 October 2017

We are Zuma fans and have visited them all (almost, still Abu Dhabi to visit). In terms of food, this was just splendid. We had the premium menu, which at 138 USD is very good value. All products were just fantastic, fresh, tasty. The restaurant...More

Thank zelal25
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
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5 April 2017|
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Response from pheim2014 | Reviewed this property |
the average entree is 35-60 dollars.. but the one you are asking about is a bit higher.. just give them a call- believe it or not they are actually incredibly friendly and helpful !
26 December 2016|
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Response from pheim2014 | Reviewed this property |
there were kids there when I was eating there, if you want to bring them do it. its very noisy inside - and I would go earlier not later as it gets louder later in the evening.
6 October 2016|
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Response from pheim2014 | Reviewed this property |
jeans? acceptable? yes they are acceptable almost everywhere. you are out to dinner,, you are footing the bill ... you are in Ny are you on vacation? if so be comfortable. saying that the chef would find it... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
5:45 PM - 10:30 PM
11:45 AM - 3:00 PM
5:45 PM - 12:00 AM
11:45 AM - 3:00 PM
5:45 PM - 12:00 AM
11:45 AM - 3:00 PM
5:45 PM - 12:00 AM
11:45 AM - 3:00 PM
5:45 PM - 1:00 AM
11:45 AM - 3:00 PM
5:45 PM - 1:00 AM
5:45 PM - 1:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 261 Madison Ave, Between 38th and 39th street, New York City, NY 10016-2303
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighbourhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 212-544-9862
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Zuma, the brainchild of award winning co-founder and creator, rainer becker, brings its internationally acclaimed style of modern japanese cuisine to midtown, new york serving dishes designed to share and inspired by the informal dining style of izakaya; the three kitchens present authentic yet alluring options, with bold flavors and simple presentation, highlighting quality ingredients
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