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Neta Details

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.netanyc.com
  • Phone: (212) 505-2610
  • Hours of Operation: Dinner: 7 Days a Week: 5:00pm - 10:30pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX, Discover, JCB, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: Japanese, Sushi
  • Executive Chef: Michael Lim
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Bar Dining, Chef's Table, Full Bar, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Personal wines welcome, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), View, Wine
  • Catering: Please contact us for your catering needs.
  • Special Events & Promotions: New Years Eve Keiseki tasting Menu. Call for details.

Getting there

  • Cross Street: 6th Avenue
  • Parking: Street Parking
  • Parking Details: A/C/E, B/D/F/M trains to W 4 St/Washington Square. 2/3/L to 14th Street.
A word from Neta
"Neta" means the fresh ingredients of sushi. Our restaurant brings you the best neta with unique preparations and warm service for a special dining experience.
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Awards voted by OpenTable diners
  • Diners' Choice WinnerJapanese
Diner Reviews
  • "appetizer is good but very disappointed sushi, also too expensive."
    Dined on 7/19/2014
  • "The price to quality ratio cannot justify going there again, despite the 1000 point offer"
    Dined on 7/6/2014
  • "I was a bit surprised by how expensive Neta is when I saw the menu. But the food turned out to be so exceptionally good that it was worth every penny. My guests, foodies from Toronto with lots of sushi experience, were equally impressed with the quality of both the cooked food and the sushi. The collar was as tasty a Japanese cooked dish as we'd ever had, and the sushi was exceptionally fresh and delicious."
    Dined on 7/6/2014
  • "We've had dinner a couple of times at Neta, and it's been excellent. This time we ordered the sushi omakase; every piece of fish was terrific, and the service was excellent. The only problem on this night was one that's not under the restaurant's control, which is the behavior of other diners, for which the restaurant staff felt compelled to apologize. Unfortunately, this seems to happen everywhere, so it won't keep us from going back to Neta."
    Dined on 7/1/2014
  • "My husband and I ordered the omakase, and were blown away by the quality of the food. We dine out often, and while the places we go to have good food, I am not excited to share the experience with others. At Neta, we were sad when our 6-course meal came to an end. It left us wanting more. Definitely recommended!"
    Dined on 6/21/2014
  • "Incredible food; everything was delicious and you actually leave full"
    Dined on 6/21/2014
  • "The food here is amazing, and it's delivered in the traditional style - one delicious bit of sushi at a time. Do yourself a favor and go! Make sure you sit at the sushi bar and always follow the recommendations if the chef."
    Dined on 6/20/2014
  • "This was a wonderful surprise of a restaurant. I read a good review on the New York Times but it exceeded my expectations. Service was great and they had some original ideas with there food. Try the Uni Risotto. A bit pricey for the seemingly small portion but it's super rich. Any more and it would start doing damage."
    Dined on 6/12/2014
  • "We went to Neta for a special birthday dinner after MUCH internet research of "NYC's best sushi restaurant", and they did not disappoint. From the moment we sat down at the sushi bar the attention from ALL of the staff was unbelievably attentive and on top of everything. We did the 'middle priced' Omakase service, which while expensive as all get out, was really a rare treat. The tasty nibbles just kept coming, and you really end up eating a lot more than it seems as it's paced out so well. Each taste of sushi was truly unlike any 'normal' sushi I have ever had ( I said, "I can never eat regular sushi after this--we're spoiled!") We had our fair share of (very good) cold sake, and the bill for 2 without tip was about $470. "
    Dined on 6/6/2014
  • "A truly authentic Japanese culinary experience - everything is fabulous, from cocktails to sake to sublime, creative tastes from earth, sea and heaven."
    Dined on 6/6/2014
  • "food was decent, but not sure if it's worth the price. portions are small. after spending more than $225 for two people, we still left not full. service was good for most of the evening, until dessert time and the waiter told us we have 20 more minutes (we've been there for 1.5 hr at this time). a bit ticked off by the "warning" to leave in an expensive restaurant, especially when there were 2 empty tables next to us. what's the rush? no thanks to dessert, because the waiter has left a bad taste in my mouth!"
    Dined on 5/30/2014
  • "We went to Neta on the basis of a review and were not disappointed. Sure this is not a cheap place, we had al carte which came to £200 at today's exchange rate. Really nice sushi with a twist and a good selector of dishes. Our meal was topped off with a really nice white wine. It is a busy place so they want to turn the tables quickly though we did not feel rushed. Only duff note was a lobster dish which had great flavours though masked the fish. We hope to go again next time we are in New York. "
    Dined on 5/23/2014
  • "One of if not the finest sushi. Especially loved the toro sashimi and the toro and caviar with gold flakes. Everything is exceedingly fresh. Seated 2 chairs over from us at the sushi bar was the chef Mario Batali (food network / Iron Chef / owns about 20 restaurants, not Neta but many others in NYC, Vegas, Singapore). Staff was extremely attentive and helpful. Excellent foodie spot!"
    Dined on 5/23/2014
  • "Before making a reservation here, I searched and compared many different reviews and write-ups to try and find a great sushi place in NYC that I haven't been to yet. And was not disappointed at all! Neta had some of the freshest fish in the city with a very unique and creative menu. The service was great and knowledgeable and the atmosphere wasn't stuffy or too formal. I'd describe it as an amazing local gem with amazing food. I highly recommend anything with the Uni. DELISH! I've already recommended the spot to several friends."
    Dined on 5/10/2014
  • "This could have been such a wonderful addition to the neighborhood. Wonderful food and service, but (and I suspect I'm in the minority here) why oh why do people want to yell through dinner? We left as soon as we'd finished eating so we could talk to each other. "
    Dined on 5/7/2014
  • "One word - amazing. I didn't expect much when booking this restaurant. Been to a lot of notable Japanese restaurants such as Sushi Yasuda, 15 East, Soto... Just to name a few faves coming from a sushi snob. This restaurant definitely won me over. Great service and fresh fish is all I have to say. This restaurant definitely surpassed any of my expectations. Don't believe me... Try it out for yourselves! Btw, pretty pricey. But worth it. "
    Dined on 5/7/2014
  • "Dinner was terrific. Would definitely recommend the omakase we were served ($105, I think). However, the service was quite insensitive, and almost pushy. It was quite a few minutes from the time we sat until we were offered a drink, but when the courses started we were constantly rushed by the clearing and next course. And while attentive service is appreciated, the staff constantly reached between us to fill glasses and clear rather than taking the time to walk to the proper side of the table so they wouldn't have to intrude. Overall, just a so-so experience."
    Dined on 4/27/2014
  • "Our 9:30 reservation wasn't even close to being ready when we arrived on time. So they sent us to a bar/restaurant next door that was perfectly fine, but by 10:15pm, we were really hungry! They called to say they were ready for us, but then we waited again for the seats to actually free up. We finally sat at 10:30 and our first course was served very quickly...and from then on the service was great and the food was OUTSTANDING. But it was a much later night than expected, and the hostess didn't seem to care. Hence the title worth the wait, but be prepared to!"
    Dined on 4/25/2014
  • "I love Neta! All you need is someone you love and a seat at the dining counter, saki and order the omakase! Im a sushi snob and this place is outstanding...service is great too!!"
    Dined on 4/24/2014
  • "Food was actually pretty good - however, the experience was significantly tempered by the noise level in the restaurant. We were in a corner, but still had a hard time hearing each other across the table. Were it not for that, I would be giving it high marks. By all means go for the food, but if its a busy night (we went on Thu night), then be ready for an energetic experience as OpenTable puts it."
    Dined on 4/24/2014
  • "If you're a sushi lover than you have to try Neta, the quality of the fish, and the dishes they prepare are really outstanding. Even took a client from Tokyo here once, who was impressed!"
    Dined on 4/23/2014
  • "All of the restaurant's ingredients were fresh, but besides one or two dishes (we got the $145 Omakase menu) that were terrific (e.g. tuna+caviar), everything else was very plain and not imaginative (think sweet potato roll, simple tuna roll in seaweed, etc.). The service was atypical with our latino server seemingly rolling his eyes at my request for soy sauce and pushing us to the wine list; the chef (we sat at the bar) whispered most of our dishes but they were fairly plain so we knew what we were getting. At $400, it was quite a horrible experience. "
    Dined on 4/21/2014
  • "Excellent service and food Cozy and great atmosphere for a good evening "
    Dined on 4/19/2014
  • "Don't miss! It is unbelievable. They have more people working in the kitchen than customers. Very unique experience "
    Dined on 4/4/2014
  • "I REALLY miss nick + jimmy ... and the music, but still has a great, intimate vibe. service is excellent."
    Dined on 4/3/2014
  • "Just when I thought I had tried all of the top Sushi spots in the city...I find Neta! Everything from cocktails to service was top notch. Oh and did I mention the amazing Sushi? You must do the Omakase and ask for a table at the bar in front of the sushi masters!!"
    Dined on 3/22/2014
  • "Food was excellent, but the servers were not very adept at explaining them. Also they switched servers half way through our meal which was less than ideal."
    Dined on 3/21/2014
  • "We had a great waiter and the food was amazing! No huge pieces of rice to go with tiny slabs of sashimi, here it's the legit deal - amazingly fresh fish of a significant portion slapped onto a cute pile of rice. We had the middle size Omakase and I would definitely go back for it again. Great portions and great recommendations for drinks too :)"
    Dined on 3/15/2014
  • "We had an exceptional evening at Neta! Omikase menu was superb, with beautiful and interesting ingredients. On top of that, service was friendly, relaxed and informative. One of the best meals we have ever had. Many thanks"
    Dined on 3/15/2014
  • "We had omakase at the medium level. The sushi was fantastic. The small dishes leading up to the sushi were hit or miss, with some being a little too overwhelming and others falling flat. Service was superb"
    Dined on 3/15/2014
  • "If you don't want to sit at a communal bar/table, make sure you call to request a stand alone table!"
    Dined on 3/15/2014
  • "Its was great but WAY too expensive. Spent $500 on a 5:15 dinner only to be rushed out."
    Dined on 3/15/2014
  • "One of the best Japanese food I have ever had outside Japan. Small place, tables too close and service not exceptional... but Omakase not far from perfection!"
    Dined on 3/14/2014
  • "Best sushi ever!! We had the small tasting menu. The dishes were perfect. Texture and taste were fantastic! A little bit hard to hear what the waiter said he spoke very quick! But it doesnt matter! The food spoke for it self!!"
    Dined on 3/9/2014
  • "The Japanese food at Neta as great; the staff extremely friendly but the show in the kitchen is worth the price of attendance. I love everything the put in front of me from their Omakase (prix fixe) and the wonderful sushi chef in front of me is more than happy to specifically explain the preparation when I ask. I would never sit at a table when I can have an orchestra seat at the bar."
    Dined on 3/7/2014
  • "Our dinner at Neta was amazing. Very fresh fish and creative combinations. They charged us for an extra bottle of wine so be sure to check your bill at the end of the meal."
    Dined on 3/7/2014
  • "It was our first time at Neta: food was great kind of pricy but the attention was great. All The waitreses were very kind and the food had great flavor and presentation. I definitly would recommend this restaurant to any one for a NYC dining experience."
    Dined on 3/5/2014
  • "Very obscured location (signage almost non-existent) but incredible food! Forget about romance at Neta as it was still jamming at 8pm on a Tuesday night. Hubby and I ordered the $95 omakase (there are 3 options) as we don't want wagyu nor foie gras. This includes 5 sampling sizes of the appetizers and 5 sushi varieties (rolls, sushi....) and everything was AMAZING! Service was good - not pushy, attentive enough, friendly. Will definitely come back very very soon!"
    Dined on 3/4/2014
  • "The food was outstanding. Sushi was buttery. Hot dishes where creative and delicious. Drink recommendations where spot on."
    Dined on 2/25/2014
  • "I know how Restaurants work. I've been in the business for a very long time. This place needs to check its volume level and its shuffle play list if it wants anymore stars from me ever again in the future or for me to recommend it to anyone else. On the other hand the food was good, not the best of the best, but all around pretty damn good. However it would have been great if a little more refinement and thought in the flavor profiles of 3 dishes of the omakase we were served. But sometimes you just have to smile and say thank you.....too bad no one in the Kitchen could have heard us say thank you because of the loud obnoxious music being played overhead."
    Dined on 2/22/2014