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Nobu Fifty Seven

4.7
4.7
4450 Reviews
$30 and under
Cocktail Bar
As the first uptown New York location for legendary chef Nobu Matsuhisa, we opened with much anticipation in the summer of 2005.Nobu's co-owners are his longtime partners: renowned restaurateur Drew Nieporent, Oscar-winning actor Robert De Niro, and Hollywood film producer Meir Teper. The restaurant showcases Nobu's signature new style Japanese cuisine with classic dishes such as Tiradito Nobu Style and Black Cod Miso, and the hibachi table. The restaurant received three stars from the New York Times.

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2 people

7:00 PM


Booked 195 times today

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  • Order online
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Additional information

  • Dining style

    Casual Elegant

  • Cuisines

    Cocktail Bar, Japanese

  • Hours of operation

    Mon–Fri 11:45 am–2:15 pm Mon–Thu, Sun 5:30 pm–10:15 pm Fri, Sat 5:30 pm–11:15 pm Sat, Sun 11:45 am–2:45 pm

  • Phone number

    (212) 757-3000

  • Payment options

    AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

  • Dress code

    Smart Casual

  • Executive chef

    Matt Hoyle

  • Private party facilities

    We welcome you to explore our Private Dining options, perfect for any occasion.

  • Private party contact

    our Private Event Coordinator: (833) 982-1458

  • Neighborhood

    Midtown West

  • Cross street

    Between 5th and 6th Avenues

  • Parking details

    Laz Parking on 57th Street between 5th Avenue and 6th Avenue- $25 including tax for up to 5 hours with validation

  • Public transit

    F to 57th Street Station

  • Additional

    Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Delivery, Full Bar, Non-Smoking, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine

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What 4,450 people are saying

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Reviews can only be made by diners who have eaten at this restaurant

4.7
4.7 based on recent ratings
  • 4.7Food
  • 4.6Service
  • 4.6Ambience
  • 4.1Value

NoiseModerate

Loved For

  • New York / Tri-State Area

    Most Booked 1000-Point Tables

  • Manhattan

    Most Booked 1000-Point Tables

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  1. TJ

    TroyJ

    Omaha

    12 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    12 reviews

    Dined 1 day ago

    overall5food5service5ambience4
    Great food and service. Will definitely be back.
  2. c

    chrism

    New York Area

    54 reviews

    vip
    1.0

    54 reviews

    Dined 1 day ago

    overall1food5service5ambience4
    Amazing meal as usual for Nobu. Waitstaff was super nice. Sushi was outstanding as usual and so were the cooked dishes. I do wish they had a wider Saki menu the options are limited. The worst part of the evening was the CC machine wasn't working. It claimed my card was declined when it wasn't, there was no issue with it. This is annoying and embarrassing when you have clients with you. Call Card company everything was fine on their. I used it at two other places after I left without issue so the problem was on their side for sure. Beyond disappointing they don't have the most currently payment systems there in working order. My suggestion is to bring cash.
  3. PP

    PamelaP

    Detroit

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined 1 day ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    We had an amazing experience at Nobu on 57th, as we always do at Nobu restaurants. This is our 4th time at Nobu on 57th, we always visit when we are in NYC. Our family of 4 had a fantastic meal with Fresh, imaginative, well balanced Japanese food! Our server, Tahir, was outstanding! He was very knowledgeable, attentive, professional and kept us on time for our Broadway show! Tahir made great suggestions for new dishes to try, as well as confirming some of our old favorites! He helped us choose portions and quantities that were appropriate; we left without being stuffed and had no left overs to drag around town, however we were quite satisfied with our meal! The ingredients were very fresh, well prepared, and cooked to perfection! We usually don’t get dessert, but we were in the mood. So we tried 3 and shared! The donuts are mouthwatering, warm, moist and delicate! The Bento Box is a chocolate flourless cake with matcha ice cream not sweet but so perfect! And the Mochi Ice Cream never disappoints anyone - was just the right temperature and cut so it was easy to share! Yum!
  4. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    New York Area

    1 review

    1.0

    1 review

    Dined 1 day ago

    overall1food4service1ambience4
    The waiter never returned the change after i paid cash and asked for change (what i asked for change made it into a 50% tip). i did not want to make a big fuss as it was a happy occasion so i let it slide but i was very very upset.
  5. B

    Braverboy

    New York Area

    15 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    15 reviews

    Dined 4 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience4
    The room was slightly too warm (Monday 6/27). Food always outstanding, and so are the prices. Love that your water glass is almost constantly refilled: mark of a well-trained staff.
  6. w

    wndyctylvr

    Chicago

    2 reviews

    vip
    3.0

    2 reviews

    Dined 4 days ago

    overall3food5service4ambience1
    It was uncomfortably hot the entire time. As soon as you walked up the stairs it felt like the heat was on. Kind of ruins the experience when you’re sweating the whole time.
  7. SK

    SKS94

    New York Area

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 5 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience4
    Our waiter was amazing. This visit was a part of our honeymoon and we had never been to a Nobu before. He recommended some dishes and kept them coming. We enjoyed every bite! The wine was also great - he allowed us to taste two reds before we decided on a bottle. Highly recommend nyc Nobu 57.
  8. MB

    MarB

    New York Area

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined 5 days ago

    overall3food3service3ambience3
    Made a special request for the dessert that was confirmed on the same day via phone. Dessert arrived without the request and ruined the surprise I had planned for the night. 2 out of 7 orders were good. The rest didn’t live up to the hype. Bathrooms are not well kept.
  9. DI

    DISAPPOINTED

    Atlantic City

    11 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    11 reviews

    Dined 5 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Excellent all around.. the only issue was that my husband’s chicken dinner arrived 10-15 later than mine and my daughters. The server apologized.
  10. E

    Eater

    New York Area

    1 review

    vip
    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 6 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience3
    Another terrific experience. Food was great and our server was excellent.
  11. r

    robind

    New York Area

    13 reviews

    vip
    3.0

    13 reviews

    Dined 6 days ago

    overall3food3service4ambience4
    We’ve been to Nobu numerous times. Our dinner last night was just okay. Ordered 7 dishes, 2 were very good- as we remembered. Remaining, were forgettable and disappointing. Drinks are always outstanding! One point, and I do hope Nobu does get to read this- we were at a Broadway show, just seated and my cell rang. It was Nobu just letting us know they will need the table by 7:45. I did say okay and didn’t think that would be a issue but if we are still eating, then what. I was then informed that they’d never not allow us to complete our meal…honestly, we felt that was just wrong to call for this reason. One of the items we ordered, the server said she’d check with the kitchen, it takes 35 minutes to prepare-it was chicken teriyaki. Server came back to let us know, kitchen said okay. It wasn’t even good. If we go back, it will be a limited selection, along with Nobu’s signature cocktails, and nothing more. It’s not at all what it used to be. Still tough to get a reservation.
  12. P

    Prettyfirst

    Washington DC

    26 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    26 reviews

    Dined 6 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Friendly, courteous, professional, delicious!!!
  13. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 7 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    What an incredible experience. Our server Colette was top notch. She was highly knowledgeable about the menu and guided us throughout our whole experience with perfect choices. The food, drinks, ambience and service was worth it and Nobu, NYC lived up to the hype!
  14. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on June 23, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Amazing time food was great came from miami and wanted to take our children to a new location :)
  15. i

    isabel

    London

    4 reviews

    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on June 23, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Amazing experience, good vibe for late night dinner. 10/10 food and our favourite part was our amazing waiter LIAM. He recommended amazing dishes/drinks and made our whole experience better. He spoke to everyone working all his tables amazingly. Thanks Liam!!!!
  16. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    New York Area

    2 reviews

    3.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on June 22, 2022

    overall3food1service5ambience5
    Food was very disappointing! I loved this place for many years and it used to be excellent food force the price .. last night food was not good at all .. my friend and I both agreed something was really off with this place … super busy, good service, but terrible food for the price you pay especially - the sauce on the salad was too salty and too sour… the fried rice with tuna tasted like cheap oil fried donuts and was supposed to be with avocado (according to menu), but did not have it .. desserts were also not good at all we barely tried it .. 👎🏻👎🏻👎🏻
  17. AS

    ASutter

    New York Area

    104 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    104 reviews

    Dined on June 22, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Excellent experience, as always. Food and service was great! We love the Hamachi Kama so much we each order our own. Staff is professional, yet friendly.
  18. D

    Danimal

    New York Area

    58 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    58 reviews

    Dined on June 22, 2022

    overall4food3service3ambience4
    Always a good business lunch scene. Solid go-to in midtown
  19. d

    douglask

    New York Area

    1 review

    1.0

    1 review

    Dined on June 22, 2022

    overall1food3service1ambience1
    exceedingly disappointing compared to nobu paris and milan super load and disorganised service was off dishes did not arrive together
  20. IW

    IanW

    Charleston

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on June 22, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Food was amazing our server guided us through the menu choices which resulted in a wonderful meal and eperience
  21. SN

    SNCN

    New Orleans

    4 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on June 21, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience4
    I think our servers name was Tahir. He was excellent. Helped us order, wonderful recommendations. Super nice and helpful for Nobu newbies. Food was incredible. Simple and superb.
  22. AM

    AmyM

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on June 21, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Love dining at NOBU. Just wish they didn't close between lunch and dinner and that it was easier to get a reservation.
  23. FG

    FloraG

    New York Area

    6 reviews

    4.0

    6 reviews

    Dined on June 21, 2022

    overall4food4service3ambience3
    The food at Nobu 57 is very good. I went with a friend and we ordered several things. I need to be gluten free so I mention to the receptionist who informed our waitress. She said we could order and let us know if there were any dishes that could not be made gluten free. We order the yellowtail Jalapeno,it was very fresh. We ordered the Nobu vegetable tacos, it was a nice crispy bite. We ordered the sticky rice with spicy tuna (this dish is only if you are not really too gluten sensitive because it is fried in the same oil as food made with gluten but, the coating is made with potato starch). We ordered the Beef Toban Yaki medium rare with a side order of rice. It was a top of finely slice cooked onions and thin mushroom and was very flavorful and tender. We order the Bento box for dessert. It was a fondant chocolate cake with matcha green tea ice. It was yummy. I have also been to Nobu 57 when I did not have to be gluten free and the dishes were deliciously made in their original recipe. Although the food is expensive, it is well worth it.
  24. CR

    CarolannR

    New York Area

    14 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    14 reviews

    Dined on June 21, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience4
    Food & service were great!
  25. JG

    JamesG

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on June 20, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    The setting/scene is unreal. The food is better. First class wait staff - the tempo of the meal and ability to order in rounds makes the night. We tried to order everything on the menu and each dish seemed better than the prior.
  26. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    New York Area

    3 reviews

    2.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on June 19, 2022

    overall2food2service2ambience2
    Father’s Day The Wagyu steak does not taste good and overtly expensive NOT worth it. Please avoid this NOBU 57
  27. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    New York Area

    16 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    16 reviews

    Dined on June 19, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Possibly one of the best experiences
  28. F

    Foodie

    New York Area

    123 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    123 reviews

    Dined on June 18, 2022

    overall4food4service5ambience4
    Definitely a place to celebrate with large groups. A different vibe from other international locations. Service was great. Sushi was clean and basic. The miso cod was excellent and so was the tempura.
  29. ED

    ElizaD

    New York Area

    5 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on June 18, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Had a wonderful birthday dinner! The staff were great, highly recommend.
  30. JA

    JassimA

    London

    1 review

    vip
    2.0

    1 review

    Dined on June 18, 2022

    overall2food4service4ambience1
    The restaurant was toooooo hot and the crowd wasn’t the best. There were kids running around. Not what I expect from Nobu
  31. GC

    GaryC

    Columbus

    41 reviews

    5.0

    41 reviews

    Dined on June 17, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    An incredible experience! Will definitely be back,it is a must when in NYC!!
  32. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    New York Area

    2 reviews

    vip
    2.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on June 17, 2022

    overall2food2service4ambience3
    The experience was not good. For $225 each on the Omikase, you expect to get something of substance. We left hungry and unfulfilled with what we thought was a poor selection of food. No rice, no noodles, nothing solid. We received about 6 different courses of small sushi and some lobster. With the addition of alcohol, the total with tip for 2 people was $810. Nobu has gone downhill. Not my first visit.
  33. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on June 15, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Amazing, beyond our expectations,waitress was wonderful, hostess-not so much
  34. VS

    VincentS

    New York Area

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on June 14, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    It was everything i can ever ask for. Especially with the one I’ve always wanted.
  35. e

    elwyn

    Portland

    16 reviews

    5.0

    16 reviews

    Dined on June 14, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Nobu is the best, as any New Yorker would know. I brought my out of town guests here and they were blown away by the service and excellent food. It’s clearly a favorite.
  36. DD

    DawnD

    New York Area

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on June 14, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Great service and delicious quality food. My favorite place to be.
  37. VR

    VanessaR

    Miami

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on June 14, 2022

    overall3food5service3ambience4
    Restrooms were Not in Good condition at all for the category of the restaurant, and service a little bit slow and unneficient
  38. I

    Impressed

    St. Louis

    2 reviews

    4.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on June 14, 2022

    overall4food4service5ambience4
    Very impressed with food. Waiter was very informative about types of dishes. Hostess was not very inviting seemed a bit overwhelmed by the job
  39. GE

    GERMAN

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on June 14, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Fantastic food and environment. Ask for the fried rice and tuna
  40. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Atlantic City

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on June 13, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Outstanding service…..exquisite food…. Small portions ….beautiful ambiance….expect to pay for it!….worth it in my opinion…. Unforgettable experience

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You can order delivery directly from Nobu Fifty Seven using the Order Online button. Nobu Fifty Seven also offers delivery in partnership with Postmates. Nobu Fifty Seven also offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (212) 757-3000.

Nobu Fifty Seven is rated 4.7 stars by 4450 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable.

Make a reservation

2 people

7:00 PM


Booked 195 times today

Order delivery or takeout

Other options

  • Order online
  • Logo image for Postmates
Google Map for Nobu Fifty Seven

40 W 57 Street New York, NY 10019

Additional information

  • Cross street

    Between 5th and 6th Avenues

  • Neighborhood

    Midtown West

  • Hours of operation

    Mon–Fri 11:45 am–2:15 pm Mon–Thu, Sun 5:30 pm–10:15 pm Fri, Sat 5:30 pm–11:15 pm Sat, Sun 11:45 am–2:45 pm

  • Cuisines

    Cocktail Bar, Japanese

  • Dining style

    Casual Elegant

  • Dress code

    Smart Casual

  • Parking details

    Laz Parking on 57th Street between 5th Avenue and 6th Avenue- $25 including tax for up to 5 hours with validation

  • Public transit

    F to 57th Street Station

  • Payment options

    AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

  • Executive chef

    Matt Hoyle

  • Additional

    Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Delivery, Full Bar, Non-Smoking, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine

  • Phone number

    (212) 757-3000

  • Private party facilities

    We welcome you to explore our Private Dining options, perfect for any occasion.

  • Private party contact

    our Private Event Coordinator: (833) 982-1458

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