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Sake Bar Hagi

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$$ - $$$
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152 W 49th St, New York City, NY 10019-6812
+1 212-764-8549
17:00 - 02:00
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Singapore, Singapore
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14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This is one of the best Japanese restaurants in New York. Always full during meal hours. Please be ready for long queu but the delicious meals worth the wait!

Thank 455maya
1 review
Reviewed 2 March 2017 via mobile

Terrible service and undercooked clams and borderline chicken. My wife and I went out after seeing a show on broadway and thought to try this place out. DON'T GO THERE!!! We left under the recommended tip to reflect our poor experience and we felt we were pressured into increasing this when questioned by the staff member. Terrible experience!!!!

Thank James M
Level Contributor
4 reviews
Reviewed 2 March 2017 via mobile

My partner and I were in New York for a few days and decided to have dinner at this restaurant after reading all the great reviews. We had high expectations...the food was great however the attitude of the staff member/waiter that served us was horrible. This I must say has been the worst experience I have ever encountered to date... More 

Thank ykuo86
Shanghai, China
Level Contributor
52 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 February 2017

This was one of my fav 'hole in the wall' japanese comfort food. I have been patronizing this place over the last 4 summers before the food quality went down south. I took a break and tried it again 2 weeks ago and it appears that their food quality is back on track. I would recommend the spaghetti with fish... More 

Thank SQ380JC
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42 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 February 2017 via mobile

We had a great time with cheap beer especially being by times square and they have a whole menu of fun items to order while drinking with friends.

Thank MrMatt4Food
Belmont, California
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145 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 January 2017

This is a great place to grab some super authentic Izakaya near Times Square. Came for dinner at 8 pm and the place was packed but managed to get seat at the bar. Entrance can be a little confusing as it is right next to a ramen house and another Japanese restaurant, and one would have to take the stairs... More 

Thank KhimLee
1 review
Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

I was sitting down at a 3 seater spot with a friend .. the host wearing blue with glasses told me to get up because it's for a 3 people space .. as soon as my friend and I got up.. the same host placed a party of 2 on the same spot which they claim it was for a... More 

Thank Irene C
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96 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

I came here for dinner on a Saturday night. As expected there was a long wait, about an hour. We ordered a few dishes to share based on review recommendations: the octopus balls, chicken karage, agedashi tofu, omusoba, and an eel with rice special. I liked the octopus balls and eel. The karage was a bit soggy under the weight... More 

Thank gatzbee
Brooklyn, New York
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10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 29 November 2016

When we think about Japanese food, the first thing that comes to mind is sushi. Whenever I tell people that I went to a Japanese place, they assume we had sushi. But when I tell them that we ordered the chicken skin rolls, ramen, wasabu octopus, pickled white radish daikon, or deep fried oyster, they are surprised. As was I... More 

Thank cincommst
Kansas City, Missouri
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45 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 October 2016

This place is great. It is a small hole in the wall restaurant, but the food is delicious and the saki was perfect!

Thank Joey K

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Cheap Eats
Open Hours
17:00 - 02:00
17:00 - 02:00
17:00 - 02:00
17:00 - 02:00
17:00 - 02:00
17:00 - 02:00
17:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 152 W 49th St, New York City, NY 10019-6812
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighbourhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 212-764-8549

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

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