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From $50 to $160
Sushi Kaito
MICHELIN 2021
244 W. 72nd St., New York 10023 Driving directions
Japanese,Sushi
  • The MICHELIN Plate : good cooking Fresh ingredients, capably prepared: simply a good meal.
  • Simple standard.

Additional information

  • Japanese
  • Sushi
  • Minimalist
  • Air conditioning
  • Non-smoking retsaurant
  • Outside dining available
  • Counter dining
  • Restaurant

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MICHELIN Guide

Diners seeking an authentic omakase need to look no further than Sushi Kaito. Given its out-of-the-way (read: culinary desert) location, this is an absolutely welcome gem. Owner Yoko Hasegawa christened it “kaito,” which means sea breeze, and the space with 12 seats does indeed feel like a fresh ocean breeze. This is a classic tasting from start to finish, and with just a few exceptions, it’s largely focused on nigiri. Choose from the 12- or 6-course menu, featuring every type of fish from Spanish mackerel and barracuda, to a perfect slice of sea bream and Arctic char. All of the top-notch product is treated with great care and accoutrements are minimal but enhance the flavors when employed.

Make sure you have cash on hand to tip the affable servers.

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