The restaurant is utilitarian and was nearly empty when I arrived for an early dinner. It did fill up with mostly Japanese as I ate. Sushi was authentic, quickly prepared and of good quality. The venue was a bit pricey given the lack of ambiance, but it is New York City. Compared to prices at most sushi restaurants, the preparation was very fast and service was attentive. Worth going to for a solitary meal or one with a friend.