Haru Hell's Kitchen

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187 Reviews
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$31 to $50
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Japanese
Boasting of beautiful décor, a spacious sushi bar and a full cocktail, beer, wine and sake bar, the newest of our four Haru locations features beloved menu items, seasonal specials and specialty rolls.

There’s never a dull moment at Haru if you love food, fun, and atmosphere. In a stylish and vibrant setting, Haru Sushi serves freshly prepared Japanese dishes with a focus of making the customer feel special. Haru’s menu is based on quality, creativity, and generous portions of sushi and sashimi.

Join us January 21-February 9, 2020 for lunch or dinner, and get your fill of a three-course meal including some of our signature dishes we know you love! With a three-course lunch at $26 and dinner at $42, our foodie friends will love the menu's blend of classic favorites like Spinach Sesame, Hot Chili-Garlic Shrimp and our incredible Dark Chocolate White Miso Brownie.
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J
New York Area
107 reviews
Dined 2 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Ellen is a fantastic server. Started with Tuna Tataki and the Shrimp and Vegetable Tempura. Love the Tataki, not crazy about the Shrimp Tempura. It was good, just a little too doughy for me. Perfect Fantasy Roll and Sumo were perfect. Tito's and Some Asahi Super Dry Drafts made for a nice evening. Thank you

N
New York Area
15 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall4food5service5ambience3

Great food and service. The salad dressing on the field greens salad was delicious. The lemongrass soup is phenom- you must try it.

I ordered the sea bass- it was so tasty but a very tiny portion with no veggies on the side- a poor value.

My friend had the sushi plate- it's a bit pricey too, but he said it was great.

This place is very good but a bit expensive.

S
New York Area
5 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The high seating was a little uncomfortable for me but everything else was spot on. Great sushi.

VC
New York Area
87 reviews
Dined on February 16, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

It was another phenomenal meal at Haru Hell’s Kitchen. The food, drinks, and ambience were all exceptional and our server Pam is literally one of the best servers we’ve ever had the pleasure to meet. She truly goes above and beyond to make the night memorable. Plus, she’s got a fabulous attitude and is so much fun!!!
We can’t wait to come back!!!

L
New York Area
11 reviews
Dined on February 14, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fast service!!! Great food!!! Staff were friendly!

CC
New York Area
1 review
Dined on February 6, 2020
Overall4food5service4ambience4

a lovely food, the team was great

thank you again

camelia cassin

OT
New York Area
25 reviews
Dined on February 4, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

One of my favorite local hotspots. Delicious food and drinks. Friendly staff and great service.

SP
New York Area
20 reviews
Dined on February 1, 2020
Overall3food2service5ambience4

Food has gone down hill in my opinion. Rolls are too ricey; spicy tuna crunchy roll is too much rice and hardly taste any crunch.

Haru Hell's Kitchen
Responded on February 14, 2020

Shaz, thank you for sharing your review. We understand your concern. If you would like to get in touch with our team, please do so via the Contact Us page on our website. Your feedback helps us to make improvements, and we’re hopeful that you will provide us with an opportunity to serve you again. Arigato.

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J
New York Area
13 reviews
Dined on January 24, 2020
Overall3food4service2ambience3

I was really disappointed in the service. We had to ask for our waiter after sitting for 20 minutes. We had to ask for multiple items like soy sauce, cucumber that was left out of the roll. He charged for every little thing. And I was never charged for green tea at any other haru but this one. Only reason I got it was because I was freezing! Do they not believe in heat?!

Haru Hell's Kitchen
Responded on January 30, 2020

Jb, on behalf of our team here at Haru, we would like to sincerely apologize for your recent visit with us. With your feedback, we look forward to improving the guest experience and would like to thank you for taking the time to share your review with us. If you would like to get in touch with our team, please do so via the Contact Us page on our website

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t
New York Area
41 reviews
Dined on January 14, 2020
Overall5food5service4ambience5

I was in the neighborhood and didn't eat lunch and came across a Haru. They had happy hour and so I decided to check it out.

Upon arrival, the place is pretty small. There were people sitting at the bar enjoying their happy hour. The happy hour had great food deals. I ordered the mule for $9 and it was flavorful and strong enough to order more food.

The food menu for happy hour had a lot to offer so I decided to order the Phoenix Roll ($5) for 4 pieces, Hell's Kitchen Roll ($5) for 4 piecese and the Salmon Poke. All three items were amazing and hit the spot.

Service was quick, efficient and professional.

VC
New York Area
87 reviews
Dined on January 2, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Had an absolutely delicious meal tonight and excellent service. My waitress Pam was awesome. She gave some excellent suggestions and really made an effort to ensure everything was perfect with the meal. The food was equally awesome and the brownies with matcha ice cream is definitely my new favorite dessert!!! Can’t wait to go back.

CS
New York Area
83 reviews
Dined on December 31, 2019
Overall2food3service2ambience2

Very lackluster. The quality and taste ( lack of) reminded me of supermarket sushi. They rushed us to order offered no service and basically threw the food down. Never asked how it was, no explanation or service. I wouldn't mind that had the sushi had any flavor at all. Even the steamed shrimp and scallop shumai were tasteless. I would not recommend nor ever go back here. AVOID this, stop in your neighborhood grocery for better

a
New York Area
31 reviews
Dined on December 16, 2019
Overall4food3service3ambience4

Must try Filet mignon best! Also califlower very good. However crispy duck is no crispy or fresh. My bad choice

JJ
New York Area
8 reviews
Dined on December 14, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We selected this restaurant for a pre-theater dinner, as we feel it would be quick. They did not disappoint us. The restaurant was very busy, which can be expected by the quality of the food. We made reservations, but they were running behind due to the holiday season, so we found two seats on their bar. Much to our surprise, they had a happy hour bar menu that included a few items we going to order off the regular menu. The service was excellent, we never felt rushed and we departed very content with our restaurant selection.

j
New England
1 review
Dined on December 6, 2019
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Overall, I liked this place and would return. The artisan flight of Sake is well worth the price. All dishes were very good except the most important ones. Toward the end of the meal, I ordered Oh-Toro, which is the most delectable cut of sushi you can buy. Normally it is buttery (being the fatty cut of the tuna) and melts in your mouth. At $11 per piece, it should be good. The Toro I had was somewhat dry and, while not tough, by no means reached the level of tenderness that it should have. That was a major disappointment. I also order pieces of eel (unagi) and scallop (hotate). The scallop was very good. The eel was dry and the sauce with which eel is normally basted was off.

Again, I would return but would be a little more careful in the cuts of sushi I ordered. All of the rolls I had were quite good and I would not hesitate to order them again.

Haru Hell's Kitchen
Responded on December 13, 2019

Jim, Your feedback is appreciated. We will be sure to share your kind words with the team.

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HP
1 review
Dined on November 7, 2019
Overall4food4service4ambience4

It’s a good sushi spot. I wasn’t blown away by anything. It was as expected, which was, go in, have some sushi and drinks.

Haru Hell's Kitchen
Responded on November 13, 2019

Henry, thank you so much for your feedback, we hope to see you back again soon!

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OT
New York Area
8 reviews
Dined on November 1, 2019
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Miso black cod was amazing. Gramercy roll was too!

Haru Hell's Kitchen
Responded on November 8, 2019

Thank you so much for your feedback, we hope to see you back again soon!

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NL
1 review
Dined on October 29, 2019
Overall1food1service1ambience2

We had to flag the waitress a few times to get our orders. The restaurant was not even busy but service was bad and food was so so. Thankfully they had verve champagne on the menu and it helped. Overall, was disappointing as server never was engaging. Nate

Haru Hell's Kitchen
Responded on November 5, 2019

Nathan, on behalf of our team here at Haru, we would like to sincerely apologize for your recent visit with us. With your feedback, we look forward to improving the guest experience and would like to thank you for taking the time to share your review with us. If you would like to get in touch with our team, please do so via the Contact Us page on our website

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M
New York Area
11 reviews
Dined on October 1, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

When here Tuesday night. Service was warm and attentive. My friends and i ordered couple of appetizer and all is good. Edamame, shisito pepper, black cod miso, naruto style yellowtail roll, lotsa maki roll,try cripsy skin samkn. Definitely will come back. Make sure to do reservation because they are very busy on prime hour

Haru Hell's Kitchen
Responded on October 3, 2019

Thank you for sharing your feedback with us. We are happy to hear that you had a great experience.

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UW
New York Area
19 reviews
Dined on October 1, 2019
Overall4food4service5ambience4

The food is quite good--not perhaps 5-star sushi, but well above the average sushi joint. The place is wheelchair-accessible, which is important to me. The wines I've tried are just fine, and the place seems geared to keeping its customers well-cared-for. I would definitely return for a meal there before a concert at Carnegie Hall or a show at City Center. The night I was there it was noisy enough to necessitate my dining companion and me to say everything twice. There was a decent-sized crowd of diners but I think the real problem is the acoustic set-up of the room. If you go a bit earlier (say, around 6) the place is easier on the ear.

Haru Hell's Kitchen
Responded on October 3, 2019

Thank you so much for your feedback, we hope to see you back again soon!

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CR
New York Area
60 reviews
Dined on September 27, 2019
Overall2food2service3ambience2

We are regulars at Haru 43rd St which we love as pre theatre dinner.
Haru Hells Kitchen is NOT the same food was poor menu offers were different even Cucumber Crush was poor and tasteless

Haru Hell's Kitchen
Responded on October 1, 2019

Carmen, on behalf of our team here at Haru, we would like to sincerely apologize for your recent visit with us. With your feedback, we look forward to improving the guest experience and would like to thank you for taking the time to share your review with us. If you would like to get in touch with our team, please do so via the Contact Us page on our website

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CK
Raleigh
25 reviews
Dined on September 22, 2019
Overall4food5service3ambience2

Haru is a well known Sushi chain. The one in Hell’s Kitchen is trendy but very noisy. Sushi was quite good but service was only average. Not thé greatest ambiance for talking.

Haru Hell's Kitchen
Responded on October 3, 2019

Chris, We are happy you enjoyed the Haru experience! Come back soon!

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PN
New York Area
20 reviews
Dined on September 12, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Delicious sushi, right near Lincoln Center, makes this the perfect place for a pre-theater dinner.

S
New York Area
24 reviews
Dined on September 11, 2019
Overall4food4service5ambience5

The food was good tasting, plus well presented, but not great as in the past.

J
Phoenix
2 reviews
Dined on August 28, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Food & service was wonderful. We will definitely be back!

OT
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on August 27, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Amazing food, great happy hour specials and they are accommodating.

Haru Hell's Kitchen
Responded on September 6, 2019

Thank you for sharing your feedback with us. We are happy to hear that you had a great experience.

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M
New York Area
10 reviews
Dined on August 22, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

One of my favorite places to go to whenever we are in NYC! Plum wine is a must to go with the delicious food !

J
New York Area
108 reviews
Dined on August 19, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Tsering is a great server. Started with King Crab Dumplings, Spicy Tuna Roll and Samurai. Everything was Fantastic.Some Tito's and Asahi Drafts made for a pleasant evening. Thank you

EE
1 review
Dined on August 16, 2019
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Great sushi! Stylish setting. Pleasant staff. Highly recommend.

LO
New England
2 reviews
Dined on August 14, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Sushi was fresh and delicious. Drinks were great. Service was terrific. Loved the images of the sushi rolls and food on the iPads. Easy and tasty!

t
New York Area
9 reviews
Dined on August 14, 2019
Overall3food4service4ambience3

Not too busy around lunch time on a Wednesday. Food was good but overpriced. It was freezing at the restaurant so we ate fast and ran out. Would've probably ordered more food and some drinks if the temperature was comfortable.

Haru Hell's Kitchen
Responded on August 15, 2019

Toni, Your feedback helps us to make improvements. We sincerely hope you will return to visit us at any one of our locations. Thank you for taking the time to share your review.

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L
New York Area
12 reviews
Dined on August 13, 2019
Overall4food5service3ambience4

Bar attenders very unfriendly!!! No smiles and rude

MH
New York Area
1 review
Dined on August 13, 2019
Overall5food5service4ambience4

We had a very nice lunch at Haru. Food was great and service was good. The problem was with the reservation through open table. Open table said there was not table available at Haru for the time we wanted. When I called the restaurant (and waited through the recording to talk to a human) I found they had plenty of tables available.

MC
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on August 12, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Love the Happy Hour. Price is just right. Sushi is delicious and the drinks are great.

s
New York Area
34 reviews
Dined on August 7, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Loved this sushi. Excellent.

AE
New York Area
7 reviews
Dined on August 6, 2019
Overall3food5service5ambience1

Food is excellent. Service, likewise. But the noise level in this restaurant is insufferable. It is almost impossible to hear what you dinner companion is saying when the restaurant is even just partially filled. But I can't say enough good things about the food. Truly excellent

Haru Hell's Kitchen
Responded on August 13, 2019

Alan, we’re so sorry for this experience. Your feedback helps us to make improvements. We sincerely hope you will return to visit us at any one of our locations. Thank you for taking the time to share your review.

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J
New York Area
108 reviews
Dined on August 5, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Our server Ellen was fantastic. Started with the Lobster Tacos, but unfortunately they changed the taco shell so it tasted more corn than lobster. The old shell they used was much lighter and tasted great.There are so many good appetizers to choose from for the next time. There is also a new tablet menu which has pictures of all the food. Great idea. The Kabuki and Phoenix rolls were amazing. Some Tito's and Asahi Super Dry beers added to a wonderful evening.

FL
New York Area
1 review
Dined on August 4, 2019
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Good quality sushi in Hell’s Kitchen, great for a date night and good service. House sake is not that good and overpriced.

Haru Hell's Kitchen
Responded on August 9, 2019

Freddy, We are happy to hear that you enjoyed the dining experience!

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ME
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on August 2, 2019
Overall4food5service5ambience4

The server was very good and remembered us from previous visits. It was easy to talk there and take our time
Eating the delicious food!

Haru Hell's Kitchen
Responded on August 9, 2019

Michael, Thank you for sharing your feedback with us. We are happy to hear that you had a great experience.

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D
New York Area
21 reviews
Dined on August 2, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

It was a great lunch, sushi was very fresh, chicken dumpling was delicious.

Haru Hell's Kitchen
Responded on August 9, 2019

Sue, We are happy to hear that you enjoyed the dining experience!

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