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1 or 8

4.8
231 reviews
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$31 to $50
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Japanese
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The cuisine at 1 OR 8 is a reflection of the chef and owner's eclectic food experience growing up in Japan, where traditional dishes coexist with those originating from around the world often transformed with a Japanese touch. 1 OR 8 takes this approach, sometimes playfully pushing the envelope and experimenting with ingredients or techniques but always with a Japanese sensibility at heart.
Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Cuisines
Japanese, French / Japanese, Sushi
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Hours of operation
Dinner: Tuesday - Saturday: 5:00pm - 11:00pm, Sunday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm
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Phone number
(718) 384-2152
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Cross street: Between Wythe and Kent
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4.8
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4.7
food
4.7
service
4.7
ambience
4.5
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OpenTable Diner 
5.0
Dined on November 2, 2017

Food was excellent - we enjoyed our meal very much. The portions are a little on the smaller side, but the quality more than makes up for it.

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vip4plates (New York Area)
5.0
Dined on October 29, 2017

This may be the best Japanese restaurant in the city. The menu changes seasonally and the raw fish offerings are amazingly fresh and many options are flown in from Japan. The chef is super creative and his offerings are reminiscent of the type of modern Japanese cuisine you find in Tokyo. At the same time if you want more traditional Japanese offerings that's available too. We have dined there for years and unlike so many places where quality declines and the menu gets tired 1 or 8 is constantly improving and innovating. You won't be disappointed.

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OpenTable Diner (Austin)
5.0
Dined on October 20, 2017

Amazing! I want to go back already and try the rest of the menu. Everything was absolutely fantastic.

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OpenTable Diner 
5.0
Dined on October 20, 2017

These folks are amazing. The tasting menus are terrific. The food is TOP NOTCH. The service is welcoming. We felt like they knew us even on our first visit. Fantastic!!

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OpenTable Diner 
5.0
Dined on October 12, 2017

This place is freaking insane! Each bite is an explosion of flavor in your mouth. A sublime experience. Is a hidden Michelin star.

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BrooklynFoodie (New York Area)
5.0
Dined on October 5, 2017

New menu is awesome. The chef fuses French cooking with traditional Japanese dishes. Not your typical sushi bar, but you can still order rolls if you want. The crudo dishes are the stars of the show. Unique flavor pairings with perfect cuts of sashimi. Great cocktails and sake selection. Also has awesome bar snack food if just want to have drink at front bar. Neighborhood favorite!

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OpenTable Diner (New York Area)
3.0
Dined on September 20, 2017

The entire kitchen staff has changed and the food quality has diminished significantly

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1NewYorker2Another (New York Area)
5.0
Dined on September 9, 2017

This place is WTF good. The food was spectacular, If you're a foodie it's a must try. The service was friendly, knowledgeable, and incredibly welcoming. The Chef clearly takes great pride in his craft. I will definitely be back.

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vipOpenTable Diner (New York Area)
5.0
Dined on September 9, 2017

BEST. SUSHI. I. HAVE. EVER. HAD. IN. MY. ENTIRE. LIFE.

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OpenTable Diner (New York Area)
5.0
Dined on August 11, 2017

This place serves some of the best sushi in NYC. The food is overall phenomenal. They make their own tofu, so the miso soup is superb. Also, their edamame rocks. Service can be a bit slow but waiters are always extremely nice. Ambiance is very nice.

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Hours, Transportation, and Details

Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Cuisines
Japanese, French / Japanese, Sushi
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Hours of operation
Dinner: Tuesday - Saturday: 5:00pm - 11:00pm, Sunday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm
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Cross street
Between Wythe and Kent
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Price range
$31 to $50
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Payment options
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa
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Phone number
(718) 384-2152
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Entertainment

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Public transit
10 min walk from Bedford Avenue station on the L, or Marcy Avenue station on J/M/Z.
Also, it is right across Williamsburg Bridge if you are coming from Manhattan, so a very short taxi ride from downtown.
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Executive chef
Hideaki Watanabe
Additional
Bar Dining, Full Bar, Non-Smoking, Wheelchair Access