MIFUNE New York

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$31 to $50
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Japanese
WASHOKU CUISINE /
MIFUNE New York takes traditional Japanese cooking that places supreme importance on the seasonal
bounty of the land and sea—and reimagines it using French technique to create innovative, artistically
composed dishes.

Specials

Valentine's Day Special Menus & More

Celebrate Valentine’s Day with Mifune New York special dinner course meal (No Ala carte option/regular menu not available ). We have two seating available at 6:00pm and 8:30pm, cancellation policy is $60 per person 24 hours prior to reservation date and in the event of no show.

Saturday, February 15, 2020

What 291 People Are Saying
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4.6based on recent ratings
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4.5
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4.5
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CM
New York Area
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food was excellent. Very fresh. Tuna sashimi melts in your mouth. Service was excellent. I requested a corner table when I made the reservation and that's exactly what we got.

c
New York Area
11 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall4food4service5ambience5

Place is nice, food is good, service is great.

JW
Atlanta
3 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This was Avery special meal.

A
New York Area
8 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

It's great for lunch, dinner or anything in between. The Butternut Squash Soup with Cocoa foam was DELIGHTFUL! Can't wait to go back (next week ;)

D
New York Area
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall3food3service3ambience4

Mifune is seen great for its display on its official website, and that is why I decided to pay a visit here. When I visited here for lunch, the ambiance was good, but not so quiet. There is some extra charge for lunch in the restaurant week's menu, like desserts and some toppings. The dishes were good for the looking, and tasted good, except the rice was a little bit salty, and the sashimi made me not so comfortable for my stomach afterwards. Service was good.

OT
New York Area
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Restaurant week but ended up we paid $90 not too impressive but okay for everyday dining

OT
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience4

I loved it! Would definitely go back again!!

RA
New York Area
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

4th visit and it continues to perform in all respects. the maitre'd is especially welcoming

OT
New York Area
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall3food5service2ambience3

Plates were not cleaned when given to us.

OT
New York Area
1 review
Dined on January 17, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent food!!!

A
Nashville
14 reviews
Dined on January 16, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

My experience at this restaurant was nothing short of excellent. The service was great, the food flavorful, the cocktails creative.

D
Orange County
6 reviews
Dined on January 6, 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Dinner was nice I felt it was overpriced. Hamachi (yellowtail) wasn't the best cut since it wasn't the belly portion, but the salmon was nice.

OT
San Francisco
2 reviews
Dined on January 4, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Came for my girlfriend’s birthday and had the omakaze. Excellent meal and experience overall. It did take three hours to finish which was longer than expected but not an issue for us.

A
New York Area
1 review
Dined on December 31, 2019
Overall4food5service5ambience4

We sat downstairs, which is better for privacy. I would have preferred to sit upstairs as far as ambiance goes. We tried the New Year's Eve menu, which was a great value for the quality and the wine and saki pairings were very thoughtfully planned. Service was great and the server was well informed. I would definitely recommend eating at Mifune.

JS
New York Area
1 review
Dined on December 30, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The best Japanese food inn the York

OT
New York Area
5 reviews
Dined on December 28, 2019
Overall1food2service1ambience2

I made a reservation for a table, but on arrival they told me that all tables are taken and I have to sit on countertop. Right, who cares about my reservation? Then because of the other party cancellation they told me I got lucky to get a table now. I thought that was enough for ruining my dinner and poor service, but they continued with long Inattention and misunderstanding of the order. I was watching table next to me with asian guests and they had quick and perfect service, so probably at Mifune owners and staff are discriminating or not welcome others. I’m Very disappointed, and it was waisted time and money!

OT
New York Area
5 reviews
Dined on December 24, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Best Christmas Eve dinner ever!

AZ
Toronto
1 review
Dined on December 24, 2019
Overall3food2service3ambience4

We reserved the Christmas Eve dinner and no regular menu available (we were expecting the uni toast and goose liver don). The Christmas dinner was too salty for us.

Y
New York Area
55 reviews
Dined on December 19, 2019
Overall4food5service5ambience3

Sushi was excellent and service was great. The decor and setting was more mainstream. Strange it was not more busy.

WC
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on December 18, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience4

The food was delicious and everything was beautifully presented on the most lovely plates and bowls. We loved everything.

CN
New York Area
13 reviews
Dined on December 17, 2019
Overall2food3service2ambience2

Our overall experience at Mifune was just so so. Our waitress was not knowledgable in the tasting menus, often needed to check with others. She also has no idea on the sequence and number of courses. For a higher end Japanese restaurant in midtown Manhattan, I do expect they serve dishes on the correct side of the diner, when reaching for used dishes and pouring wine. There is no such training offered from the staff.

SW
London
2 reviews
Dined on December 13, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Thank you for hosting us, looking forward to seeing you again

OT
New York Area
1 review
Dined on December 7, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food and tribute to a great actor.

S
New York Area
6 reviews
Dined on December 6, 2019
Overall5food5service4ambience4

Very tasty and nicely presented

HL
1 review
Dined on December 5, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food, great service. We had the fall omakase with the sake sampler. Nothing was rushed and the good was prepared with precision and artistry. Highly recommended.

S
New York Area
28 reviews
Dined on November 30, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Enjoyed the birthday dinner at Mifune. Fois Gras Sabayon rice was pretty unique, smoke lambchop was very tender and flavorful. Greatly presented the Japanese French fusion cuisine.

R
New Orleans
6 reviews
Dined on November 28, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

First class all the way. A true celebration of food.

HZ
New York Area
1 review
Dined on November 28, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Exceeded the expectations. food was awesome and service was great

VS
Berkshire
4 reviews
Dined on November 28, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Came for thanksgiving. Very delicious and interesting food. As the pairing was mostly wine instead of sake we grabbed a very nice bottle of sake for $50. Staff were super attentive and kind.

e
Washington DC
21 reviews
Dined on November 27, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Unique dining experience. The design of the restaurant is unexpected and fun. The menu is distinct and delicious. Very capable and friendly service. We fully enjoyed the evening.

OT
Los Angeles
2 reviews
Dined on November 27, 2019
Overall2food4service1ambience2

It took over 1.5 hours since we ordered to get our food even though the restaurant was not busy. We were given lots of apologies for the ‘delay’ and the reason was that everyone was ordering sushi. An answer I found very laughable. Apparently the downstairs sushi section gets priority since they pay a $250 minimum or so we were told.
The food was good when it arrived but maybe it was just that we were all starving by then.
Too bad the service and food delays sucked. Would not return.

T
1 review
Dined on November 26, 2019
Overall3food2service4ambience4

Sukiyaki was very bad. The meat definitely did not taste like wagyu or good wagyu. Fatty blue fin tuna was probably the worst toro I have had. Foie gras over rice was average but not impressive.

AR
New York Area
9 reviews
Dined on November 21, 2019
Overall4food5service4ambience4

Food is always excellent but rather a place to go for a special occasion as the prices are quite high. Would recommend it though!

DG
New York Area
8 reviews
Dined on November 20, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great for lunch! Food was delicious and consistent

OT
New England
4 reviews
Dined on November 19, 2019
Overall3food3service3ambience3

味は及第点だが、前評判ほどでなく、残念でした。従業員にも他の老舗の日本食レストランのようなホスピタリティは無かったです。

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OT
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on November 15, 2019
Overall3food3service4ambience3

The food is decent. It was not in our expectation that it is a fusion restaurant. We thought it was an authentic Japanese cuisine. However, the food and the service is good. We got the tasting menu, and it took about 2 hours for everything to complete. There was a 5-10 min period between dishes at one point.

OT
Philadelphia
11 reviews
Dined on November 9, 2019
Overall5food5service4ambience5

We did the tasting menu for my daughters birthday. It was absolutely wonderful. Highly recommend. Also make sure you come hungry. I couldn’t believe how much food we ate.

W
New York Area
25 reviews
Dined on November 8, 2019
Overall4food5service3ambience3

Excellent food. Service was slow, and 2 of 3 entrees came out together. After a long wait we had to ask about the 3rd one, which finally came out. Inconsistent service is frequently an issue here.

UW
New York Area
88 reviews
Dined on November 5, 2019
Overall3food3service2ambience4

It could have been better. Chirashi I preferred was not bad. In fact there was nothing wrong with the food. It was essentially omakase, I ordered extra pieces of sashimi that are not in the chef’s choice however I ended up having double portion of Uni. Same goes with sake flight. They swapped one of the sake without telling me the one I ordered was “out”. The place could be benefit from staff training.

OT
New York Area
1 review
Dined on November 5, 2019
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Nice food and ambiance