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Restaurant Riki

141 E 45th St Frnt 1, New York City, NY 10017-3133
+1 212-986-5604
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good52%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“ramen” (6 reviews)
“pork” (3 reviews)
Opens in 12 min
All hours
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
$$ - $$$
141 E 45th St Frnt 1, New York City, NY 10017-3133
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great atmosphere, great foods, reasonable price, everything makes you feel that you made a great choice. We tried grilled mackerel, sushi rolls, buta miso itame , fried burdock roots and Japanese pickles. We felt we were in Japan. Nice surprise for 1 a.m, there are...More

Thank Atefeh R
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

Because I am japanese, a New York couple invited me and my girlfriend for diner tonight to have my opinion about this restaurant. I tasted bits of the following meals: tsukemono, agedashidofu (a variation of it), tsukune, tempura-soba and katsudon. The restaurant passes the test...More

Thank Jean F
Reviewed 12 June 2017 via mobile

This quaint and very authentic restaurant was right around the corner from our hotel. We had two sushi rolls and the pork fried rice. It may be the best fried rice we have had in a while. The service was excellent and no tip required....More

Thank CALMaine
Reviewed 24 March 2017

We stopped for lunch on the way to visit a friend. We were in a hurry and choose the first place the looked remotely appealing, Bucco's Restorante. It was bright and light and the staff were friendly. We ordered pepperoni slices with sausage, spinach with...More

Thank John F
Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

I went in here got a seat at the counter and ordered a mix of really good food. They have draft Kirin which was cold and delicious and a really good selection of Sake. I was treated very well and I had a very good...More

Thank Pat P
Reviewed 14 September 2016

Extensive menu with all kinds of japanese food not fancy, but authentic and with a lot of character. Great place for owls - no best place for owls! Best enjoyed from midnight and later, for late night soothers.

Thank sasak70
Reviewed 2 September 2016

My companion has been to Japan, and she was blown away by how authentic Restaurant Riki is. My only regret it s that I did not have enough time to eat there more than once. The menu is extensive, and there were many dishes I...More

Thank Virginia S
Reviewed 14 August 2016

This is such a hidden gem! Don't let its outside look drive you away from this place. When you first look at the place, it doesnt seem like a place you want to eat however once you enter you can see that it's full of...More

Thank NancyMTex
Reviewed 26 July 2016

My husband and I have been there a few times but we have been feeling more and more that everytime we go there with no reservation they will not give us a table although you could see many empty tables. Even when we have made...More

Thank Marius A
Reviewed 19 June 2016

The food is varied and tastes very authentic. All staff are Japanese and the no tipping policy makes it so easy - even if tips already included in pricing (Which means they pay their staff better than a poor waiter's wage), it really is super...More

Thank princessandthepea888
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
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Open Hours
11:30 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:59
11:30 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:59
11:30 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:59
11:30 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:59
11:30 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:59
11:30 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:59
11:30 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:59
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 141 E 45th St Frnt 1, New York City, NY 10017-3133
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighbourhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 212-986-5604
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