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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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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good53%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“skewers” (4 reviews)
“ramen” (8 reviews)
“fried tofu” (2 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM Hours
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
141 E 45th St Frnt 1, New York City, NY 10017-3133
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Authentic with great service, food and drink options. Tuna/ avocado roll was amazing, and all the other skewer dishes were great. Noodles and pancakes and more, so many great choices. Chicken balls, fried tofu and tempura vegetables were good. Fish sauce was wonderful.

Thank jlm456
Reviewed 30 November 2017

went there for dinner, were greeted in typical/formal Japanese and led to a very comfortable sunken table -which was intimidating at first as we were wary of having to sit through dinner cross-legged but thankfully there was room to sit, with legs hidden, under the...More

Thank KaneoheMike
Reviewed 2 November 2017

This is a bit of a hidden gem, with a not so classy outside. The food, however, is superb and the choices are wide ranging from Japanese curry to sushi to grilled items. The grilled foie gras was great, so were the katsu curry on...More

Thank Francis L
Reviewed 27 September 2017

This is a hidden gem that I am hesitant to tell anyone about for fear it will change. We stumbled upon this restaurant hungry after our flight and without many other options, as it was late. They welcomed us in and it was a wonderful...More

Thank bridgetl919
Reviewed 12 September 2017 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 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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 11:59 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 11:59 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 11:59 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 11:59 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 11:59 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 11:59 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 11:59 PM
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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