Sushi of Gari 46
Sushi of Gari 46

Sushi of Gari 46

  • Dining Style: Fine Dining
  • Website: http://www.sushiofgari.com/
  • Phone: 2129570046
  • Hours of Operation:
    Lunch:
    Monday - Friday: 12:00pm - 2:15pm

    Dinner:
    Monday: 5:30pm - 10:45pm
    Tuesday-Thursday: 5:30pm - 11:15pm
    Friday - Saturday: 5:30pm - 11:15pm
    Sunday: 5:30pm - 9:45pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Sushi, Japanese
  • Executive Chef: Masashi Aoki
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Beer, Chef's Table, Counter Seating, Delivery, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Takeout, Wine
  • Catering: Please inquire for details.
  • Private Party Facilities: Please inquire for details.

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Between 8th and 9th Avenue
  • Public Transit: A, C, E, 1, 2 & 3 trains to 42nd Street and N, R, Q & W trains to 49th Street.
  • Parking: Public Lot
A word from Sushi of Gari 46
For a decade owner and chef Gari Sugio has run a sushi restaurant that is innovative in the way it serves sushi with both cold and warm ingredients, offering more than 130 varieties. Sushi of Gari 46 focuses primarily on serving Gari’s “Signature Omakase” Sushi dinner which shows off his expertise with marinated and spiced raw and slightly cooked ingredients, in addition to a menu of traditional Japanese dishes. The sake selection, by Gari Sugio, is one of the best in town along with a limited wine selection of fine wines.
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Sushi of Gari 46 reviews from OpenTable diners
114 reviews since June 24, 2014
Overall Rating4.3
  • Food4.5
    Service4.2
  • Ambiance3.8
    Noise LevelModerate
91% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
fit for foodies (67)special occasion (40)neighborhood gem (31)romantic (13)hot spot (12)great for lunch (11)late-night find (7)good for groups (5)notable wine list (4)great for brunch (2)great for outdoor dining (2)Show More
  • Best sushi
    Sushifeast
    Dined on 10/16/2014
    It is simply the best place to have sushi. The chef is creative and you can go there many times and always be surprised by the different ways they can serve sushi.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, hot spot, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Awesome Lunch
    JPeats
    Dined on 10/14/2014
    I had the $50 omakase lunch. Worth every penny. Creative but simple. A+ sushi. I highly reccomend it if you want to take a guest for a special experience.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for lunch
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 10/3/2014
    It is the best japanese restaurant in NYC. It is a bit expensive but it is definitely with it.
    Special Features:
    great for lunch, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • ok for pre-theater
    BrunchloverVIP
    Dined on 10/1/2014
    but not anywhere near as good as the upper east location. i got the vibe that they didn't like us as soon as we said we didn't want omakase and didn't want the special.
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Chef selection
    Ricardo
    Dined on 9/26/2014
    The food on the menu is good but the Chef selection is awsome. It is very expensive but it is worth every penny
    Special Features:
    great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Tough Seating
    TravelMan1998
    Dined on 9/22/2014
    I was travelling for work and made a dinner reservation for myself. I was asked to sit at the sushi bar, which I was happy to do. I had to sit on the end and I constantly had staff coming over and asking me to move closer to the people beside me so they could have more room to get to the Sushi chefs. Poor placements of seating, and felt cramped the entire time.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, hot spot, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great sushi as usual
    NycloverVIP
    Dined on 9/21/2014
    I am a Japanese and I know so many sushi places in Japan. I can tell you how special Sushi of Gari is. The chefs there are innovative, and the service one of the best in New York. Their sushi can beat some of sushi bars considered best in Tokyo simply for its uniqueness. I love it at Gari.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Terrific Non-Traditional
    NwahNwah
    Dined on 9/17/2014
    Go with hunger and an open mind. Omakase was wonderful. Everything was good. Most pieces were excellent. A few were sublime.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Animated Japanese dinner!
    bobsas
    Dined on 9/10/2014
    They receive guests with a loud "welcome" in Japanese, said by all waitresses, with happiness and quick movements, that you have the sensation that all thing spins around you. The plates are all excellent with an artistic presentation that enriches booth view and taste. Enjoy it!
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • great omekase
    OpenTable Diner Since 2005
    Dined on 9/7/2014
    Great food, decent service, iffy crowd. Would go again for the food but prob skip the omekase due to price. But food was memorable and worth it. Crowd sitting next to us were unpleasant and rude to the servers. They ended up calling the manager to their table to complain which made the experience less than spectacular for us. Keep in mind, it's a small restaurant and crowded
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Late Night Sushi
    CathyLSGVIP
    Dined on 9/6/2014
    My friend and I were coming from the shows at New York Fashion Week and needed to have a late dinner. We were thrilled to find this restaurant on Open Table, with an open table!! The sushi was fresh and the best I have ever eaten in New York; and I am in NY twice a year for fashion week, so I eat a lot of sushi! We also enjoyed a delicious fruit and mochi dessert which was to-die-for! I can't wait to go back in February when we return for fashion week!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, late-night find, neighborhood gem
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Omakase!
    amandaVIP
    Dined on 9/5/2014
    What a great experience! We went the omakase route and enjoyed the variety + surprise. Everything was extremely fresh and the service was phenomenal.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, hot spot, special occasion
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 9/5/2014
    Sushi/sashimi was excellent! I would certainly go back again
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Merwin
    Merwin
    Dined on 9/4/2014
    Great saki selection -- and the food to go with it!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, notable wine list, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • I live in Tokyo .....
    AmericanfromTokyo
    Dined on 8/31/2014
    and when I come to the US rarely eat sushi as most restaurants simply do not source fresh fish here. Sushi of Gari was one of the few places I would go. However, this visit, even this restaurant had "fishy" tasting product and not the light/clean taste of fresh fish you get in Japan. But, it is the best that you will likely get NYC.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Just what we wanted
    KevB
    Dined on 8/31/2014
    Outstanding food. Was worried from reading other reviews that the service and amenity was going to be lacking, but far from it. Formal and friendly.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Ok Sushi with some attitude
    Foodie2
    Dined on 8/27/2014
    Sushi was good, but not memorable. The service and their attitude were NOT as it should be, for an upscale-wanna-be restaurant. The portion was rather small size for the price you pay, even considering a Japanese sushi/sashimi dish. The only positive thing about this dinner was the company of my friends whom I haven't seen for a while.
    Special Features:
    special occasion
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • De gustibus non est disputandum
    DarpaveVIP
    Dined on 8/26/2014
    I find that I prefer my sushi without sauces. I want to taste the fish and perhaps a shiso leaf and salt, but not a creamy sauce no matter how tasty. The service was great and they were extremely accommodating, seating us a half hour earlier than our reservation. Nice sake and wine list, we had a very nice Sauvignon Blanc. We ordered omakase and it was all tasty enough and the sashimi items were very good, but the nigiri nod oysters were masked by sauces. For that kind of dough, I prefer tasting clean, fresh subtle, unadulterated favors. I didn't expect it to be a good value and was not disappointed in that regard. Not bad, just different from what I'd hoped for the price. De gustibus...
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Great food
    Michy
    Dined on 8/26/2014
    Sushi was delicious and fresh. Our daughter took the last piece or sushi roll although she claimed she was food.
    Special Features:
    hot spot
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • 5 star
    chris83
    Dined on 8/22/2014
    Omakase at the bar...simply stunning ..congratulations
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Omakase
    Sario
    Dined on 8/18/2014
    We were in four and we all took the 12 pieces omakase. It was so good that we aked for 2 more pieces.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Amazing quality!
    vtsuiVIP
    Dined on 8/16/2014
    Heard great things about this restaurant and it didn't disappoint! The fish was so fresh. The uni melts in your mouth and, I dare say... best spicy tuna I have EVER had... The waiter we had wasn't the sharpest, but looked like we got a fluke because everyone else seemed on the ball. They also ran out of the hamachi and hamachi belly (we ate later in the evening). Otherwise, the food alone is worth it, so highly recommended. I think sitting at the sushi bar would be the best bet!
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    fit for foodies
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    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
  • Always a Great Choice
    RGinBK
    Dined on 8/16/2014
    I've been many times. The food is always excellent, as is the service. You'll want a reservation.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, hot spot
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Awesome meal!
    ChrisV
    Dined on 8/16/2014
    One of the best meals I've ever eaten in my life. The only problem I had was after some of the food came out, I had to move because they had a larger group coming in and didn't take it into account before we ordered and started eating. When you pay over $300 before tip, that shouldn't happen. Other than that, it was great!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, romantic, special occasion, hot spot
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • the best sushi
    texasmamaVIP
    Dined on 8/14/2014
    We went to Sushi of Gari before going to a show. We chose the sushi special which is 12 pieces of the best sushi. Each piece is a different type of fish and has a unique sauce. Each piece had a very distinct flavor and tasted wonderfully. We would definitely go back there again. We told them we had a show to see and they got us out right on time. We also had the plum wine with dinner and that too was great.
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  • Fantastic Sushi, Great Service
    aliadine
    Dined on 8/13/2014
    Brilliant small sushi spot, tucked away on 46th. A bit crowded and a bit noisy, but worth it for the excellent quality of fish and superior presentation. I'd prefer fewer tables and a bit more room, but it isn't so packed that it is uncomfortable. Could do with an expanded wine list, but all in all - worth the money and I've always been delighted.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, hot spot
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Good (but pricey) pre-theater sushi
    OpenTable Diner Since 2007VIP
    Dined on 8/8/2014
    We've eaten at Sushi of Gari 46 for pre- theater meals several times over the past few years, and usually ordered the omakase sushi. Our sense this time was that the omakase sushi is no longer as creative and carefully composed as it has been, and the better value is to order sushi al a carte.
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  • Brilliant!
    SeanNYVIP
    Dined on 8/4/2014
    Excellent fish, fabulous preparation and brilliant service. There were many standouts; the surprise hit was the cod in miso served as sushi. Our server Yun was so professional: extremely knowledgeable and courteous. The whole experience was ideal.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion, neighborhood gem
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Good But Can Be Very Good
    JOELJOAN
    Dined on 8/3/2014
    A number of locations in the city. I have been to the theater district location several times. First time was quite impressed. Went on a Sunday this last time and it was only "good." The longer sushi sits on ice the less firm it gets, and I am sensitive to texture. That was probably the reason it was not quite as good Sunday night. The same would be true at other sushi places in the city. I would recommend the restaurant.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Always great
    Fred58VIP
    Dined on 7/31/2014
    This is a great Japanese restaurant. Sushi is fresh and super. Service outstanding. The only place to go to in the theatre district for Japanese food.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Excellent Meal
    BakerTravels
    Dined on 7/30/2014
    Following a recommendation, a colleague and I tried and loved this establishment. He ordered the tuna dinner which was an incredible selection of generous cuts of various tuna along with a roll. He said every single bite was excellent. Presentation was top notch. I had the regular sushi dinner which had more variety but was also wonderfully presented and tasted great. Service was very attentive without being cloying. It does have the NYC issue of tables being super close but this is definitely a keeper on the short list for higher quality meals. Out of towners may find it a tad pricey, but the quality is top flight.
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    fit for foodies
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Yummy!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012VIP
    Dined on 7/30/2014
    Sushi of Gari is my families favorite Sushi in NYC- we always leave with a smile.
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  • Overpriced
    matt
    Dined on 7/25/2014
    This place is centrally located, but it was way overpriced for the quality of food and the ambiance. It looks like your garden-variety sushi house that you would find anywhere else in the city. Except it is 3x the price of your garden-variety sushi house. The food quality was above average, but when you factor in cost, it just wasn't worth it. A dinner for two with a bottle of sake topped $200. I've eaten at far nicer, far better restaurants for that amount of money. I would not recommend this place.
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  • Omakase = Oh wow!
    CgwilsonVIP
    Dined on 7/23/2014
    We had the Chef's tasting it was truly outstanding. If you want a special meal let them make the decisions for you!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • gussied up and not worth the $
    Hermes
    Dined on 7/23/2014
    Sushi with all sorts of 'stuff' on top; sometimes impossible to taste the fish or rice - absurd. And certainly not worth the over the top pricing. Keep it simple and go elsewhere.......
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  • Delicious
    DisgustedVIP
    Dined on 7/22/2014
    Gari never disappoints. This is the best of the pre-theater options.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Inventive sushi
    TravelJunkieVIP
    Dined on 7/22/2014
    This is a favorite lunch and pre-theater spot since we work nearby and there is a deficit of good restaurants in the area. Sushi of Gari never disappoints. If you're looking for traditional sushi, this might not be the best choice for you. If you appreciate a creative take on raw fish, served with a variety of scrumptious toppings, you'll love this place. Don't miss the mille-feuilles cake for dessert. There's a good selection of sake to complement the fish. Service is always terrific and the room is attractive. A real surprise and treat among the touristy and mediocre places on Restaurant Row. The original east side location is more cramped but the food is of equal quality.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • grandmaluVIP
    Dined on 7/19/2014
    Terrific food and wonderful service. Great for pre-theater dining.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Omakase
    Coolclayola
    Dined on 7/18/2014
    Dos personas.. optamos por la sugerencia del Chef, el omakase. No saben decirte cuanto puede costar, depende de lo que comas.. no recuerdo exactamente pero creo que fueron 5 pases de 4 piezas cada uno Luego pedimos dos postres y 4 cervezas. En fin, la comida de calidad con interesante mezcla de sabores ..el servicio correcto pero la cuenta en mi opinion mas alta de lo esperado.. $373.00 incluido 15% propina Lo mas probable es que vuelva pero sin "menu sorpresa"..
    Special Features:
    great for brunch
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 7/18/2014
    Great sushi and outstanding service. The appetizer special of soft shell crab was delicious.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic