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Cherry

4.1
213 reviews
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$31 to $50
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Japanese
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Cherry is a unique restaurant that offers Japanese dishes that have a heavy French influence for a completely new taste. Sake Sommelier Chris Johnson offers about 80 sake variations every night.

Explore new tastes with a Cherry signature dish, such as the tuna tart with creamy ponzu, red onion and white truffle oil or perhaps the almond shrimp with toasted almonds and sudachi vinaigrette or even the black cod shumai with squid, shrimp, black garlic and scallion. There are also soups and salads like cucumber and tomato, seaweed salad or warm mushroom salad to choose from. Other unique menu items include steak au poivre, grilled squid, fried chicken negimaki, along with innovative sushi and rolls.

Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Cuisines
Japanese, Asian, Sushi
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Hours of operation
Monday to Wednesday: 6:00pm - 11:00pm
Thursday to Saturday: 6:00pm - 12:00am
Sunday: Closed
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Phone number
(212) 929-5800
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Payment options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Smart Casual
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Private party facilities
Whether celebrating a special occasion with family and friends or hosting a corporate outing, Cherry can accommodate all your special event needs.
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Private party contact
Private Event Coordinator: (866) 890-4185
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Cross street
8th and 9th Ave
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Parking details
Valet parking is available. Please see the front desk of the hotel for details.
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Public transit
A, C, E to 14th St Station
L to 8th Ave Station
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Special events & promotions
The main dining room is available for parties of 75-120 guests for a seated dinner, or 150-250 guests for a cocktail event.
Additional
Bar Dining, Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Full Bar, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Wine
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4.1  based on all time ratings
4.2
food
3.9
service
4.2
ambience
4.5
value
Noise · Moderate
89% of people would recommend it to a friend
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foodisfun (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on July 31, 2015

We felt like we had found a secret place as we passed through the moon gate entry and descended the stairs into the restaurant. The room was cozy and elegant with a classy lounge like ambiance. It was decorated in deep reds and gold and every chair was super comfy.

We began with saki martinis with cucumber that were fresh and bracing.

Now for the food! We had the restaurant week meal and it was amazing. The appetizers were simple, classic Japanese fare: Miso Soup or salad. The miso soup was some of the best I have had.

The main dish was the star of the show: In addition to a choice between steak or sea bass the chef included several items: three kinds of sushi rolls, two types of sashimi and 2 crispy rice and tuna croquettes. Everything was wonderfully presented and tasted as good as it looked.

The desert was a warm bread pudding that was out of this world.

The waiters were friendly and attentive without being intrusive. We never needed to ask for water.

We are now hoping for a special occasion so we can come back and order off the regular menu!

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vipOpenTable Diner (New York Area)
4.0  Dined on July 24, 2015

Very good service and tasty food too. Went on restaurant week, the portion was just right. Bartender was very accommodating, I told him I wanted something spicy, and he put a little twist adding chilly to my cocktails and it was yummy

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vipOpenTable Diner (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on July 23, 2015

Very good dinner time here first time. Will go back definitely

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vipmickey (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on July 22, 2015

Loved this place! Unfortunately it's closed now.

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vipOpenTable Diner (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on July 21, 2015

Excellent food. Cozy place. Pleasant stuff. Try tuna truffle appetizer - to die for! Will definitely come back again.

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Claudia (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on July 16, 2015

This place was an amazing surprise! Tasty food (fusion) and a detailed sakê menu! Try the fois gras with ribs gyoza and the lobster tacos!

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viphmbterri (San Francisco)
5.0  Dined on July 16, 2015

Cherry has outstanding food and service. It's an oasis in the crowded noisy meatpacker "scene"

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OutsideParty (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on July 15, 2015

The tuna tart will ruin you for all other food. Nothing can compare. You will eat it, and you will wander the earth in a daze, wondering how you ever called all that other garbage you put in your face "food". The texture, the subtle way the flavors evolve in your mouth... life-changing. The rest is awesome too. The decor is fun, the seating is loungy, the lighting is perfect... but that tuna tart... that tuna tart....

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vipOpenTable Diner (New York Area)
4.0  Dined on May 30, 2015

We dined at Cherry on Saturday night. The service was very good and so were the cocktails! My husband had the fuji apple martini and I had the saketini. Both were delicious! For apps, we had the tuna tart, which was outstanding! and the yellowtail with jalapeno, which was good. For rolls, we had the red snapper and spicy tuna. It was the rolls that I found the fusion between French and Japanese most questionable. The use of well-made creamy sauces, which speaks to the French fusion aspect of the restaurant, masked all taste of the rolls. I could have been eating anything within those rolls and not been able to taste it except that the red snapper roll was quite dry in texture. We also had the cod shumai which is an interesting concept but the taste was lacking. For dessert we had the chocolate mousse. The French aspect to the restaurant shined through successfully with this course and the mousse was enjoyable.

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Anonyme (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on May 23, 2015

Cherry offers a great menu of delectable dishes..from its Foie gras gyoza to their Tarte Tatin.

The appetizers were an original take on the classics and the sushi was of excellent quality. The music was at the right level to still be able to have a conversation on a Saturday night. The cocktails were quite good.

Katherine and all the servers were very hospitable and attentive.
Wonderful dinning experience recommended to all.

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vipAdSmith (New York Area)
4.0  Dined on May 18, 2015

Great service, typical Meatpacking Chic, good food and nice ambiance. Loungy and not crazy. Not too young, not too old. NICE.

Great food! I had a very particular order and they accommodated. I'll be back!

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vipDancingAsher (Washington DC)
3.0  Dined on May 14, 2015

Took us two hours to get our meal. We weren't even hungry anymore by the time the remaining dishes finally arrived.

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vipirwin1818 (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on May 13, 2015

The entire Cherry experience is fantastic. Each dish is a true masterpiece in taste, visual presentation and concept. Gorgeous ambiance. It's the real NYC deal.

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vipJjnyc (New York Area)
4.0  Dined on May 8, 2015

underground so probably better in winter but the sushi menu has very interesting twists and ingredients. Good was great. Cocktails too. Would definitely go back.

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vipWATinTrumbull (London)
4.0  Dined on May 7, 2015

I enjoyed the sushi very much and was prepared for poor service based on some of the reviews. The service was as exceptional as the sushi! I would definitely go back for good food, good service and cool place where you can actually have a conversation.

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