Wokuni

4.6
526 Reviews
$31 to $50
Japanese
We, Tokyo Ichiban Foods, started our business in the restaurant industry. We continue to pursue serving quality food that will delight our guests, and we cherish our relationship with them. Today, pivoting from our strong origin, we are also expanding our scope of business to aqua-farming, seafood processing and distribution.
We oversee the process through professional culinary eyes, from when the fish is cultivated until it is served to our guests. This allows us to build a sustainable and traceable system that will lead to higher customer satisfaction.
Japanese cuisine is blessed with opulent nature from both the mountains and the sea, which brings us rich seafood. Our wish is to bring quality seafood and Japanese food culture to the world, making the global food culture even richer and stronger.
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vipNYOrangecat
New York Area
100 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We went for lunch and loved it. High ceiling made us feel safe in addition to spaced out seating. Food is always good and price is generous.

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vipNickname
Chicago
2 reviews
Dined on November 16, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I had a very good time. I will come again.Thank you.

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vipgloriaa
New York Area
38 reviews
Dined on November 12, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food is authentic and outstanding. Service is attentive, polite and just plain nice. Setting is clean and modern. That and great value have me coming here all the time!

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vipgloriaa
New York Area
39 reviews
Dined on November 3, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Wokuni has returned! My friends and I have been longing for our favorite Japanese restaurant with the amazing luncheon sets and great dinners in a sleek, modern setting. The food is as outstanding as ever. Impeccably clean with proper distancing makes for a safe setting

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vipfujio33
New York Area
1 review
Dined on November 2, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Today is Kaiden don wad great.
fresh sashimi is good rice is tasty and very nice service

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vipNYOrangecat
New York Area
101 reviews
Dined on October 28, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

They have great lunch menu and indoor dining was very specious with high ceiling. Bara sushi was delicious.

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vipkeepemhonest
New York Area
80 reviews
Dined on October 24, 2020
Overall1food1service3ambience1

Fool me once shame on you, fool me twice shame on me. I forgot that I have been there before and I have to tell you it’s bad all around.

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vipTakK
New York Area
1 review
Dined on October 18, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food drink and atmosphere. Love Japanese. Great Lunch and Happy Hour Oyster.

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Felix
New York Area
11 reviews
Dined on October 17, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

I dined at Wokuni for the first time last night. It was a wonderful experience. They have an extensive dinner menu. I wanted to try everything. I ordered a sushi omakase. Every piece of sushi was unique and delicious. Good service and ambience.

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AkiS
St. Louis
1 review
Dined on October 16, 2020
Overall2food3service1ambience3

Wrong orders twice a day!! Too enough as it must be not a cheap restaurant.

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vipNancyC
New York Area
8 reviews
Dined on October 15, 2020
Overall3food3service3ambience3

The oysters were terrific but other dishes were not as good as pre-pandemic meals I enjoyed there.

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on October 12, 2020
Overall5food5service4ambience5

Probably one of the best Japanese restaurant in Manhattan.
We took the $95 menu and it was awesome!
Definitely worth it, plus, the price is completely fair for the quality and the quantity!

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PeterL
New York Area
1 review
Dined on October 10, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The portion of lunch could be bigger or could offer a large portion option.

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vipMarkB
New York Area
11 reviews
Dined on October 8, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent Food. Friendly staff.

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SaraK
1 review
Dined on October 6, 2020
Overall4food4service3ambience4

Food was excellent except for the rice I ordered on the side, which was a very poor quality as compared to the rest

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined on October 6, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Wokuni was awesome. Every dish we had was super fresh. Oysters, sashimi, and eventually sushi were all fantastic. We got dumplings as well which weren’t too heavy and were fried nicely. It was also fun to watch the chef prepare our food at the open sushi counter from afar. Great service as well. We will come back to try the Omakase at some point for sure.

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HunginNY
1 review
Dined on October 6, 2020
Overall5food5service4ambience5

The food is delicious and perfect proportion. I cleared the plates. Ichiban!

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Kenny
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on October 5, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I loved the ambiance, the service, and especially the food. 10/10 would go again and be recommending to all of my friends

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MayumiH
1 review
Dined on October 3, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Absolutely amazing and authentic Japanese food. It is very reasonably priced for the quality of the food. The sashimi is incredibly fresh and absolutely delicious. Went here with some family that was visiting and we all loved it.

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vipAmyD
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on October 3, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

First dine-out in many months. Food is as excellent as before. Sufficient measures to cope with COVID-19. Give me confidence to go again.

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Gabe
1 review
Dined on September 30, 2020
Overall5food5service4ambience5

With covid, sat outside, so ambiance isn't what it normally is.

Food is always delicious, the place is delightful. A bit pricy, but you get what you pay for in some sense, especially with the fish / sushi, Yum.
I tend to go for business meals, when expensing. Definitely will visit again.

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Mike
Washington DC
26 reviews
Dined on March 9, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The Signature Omakase was presented beautifully and was delicious. The service was impeccable. And it was a very good value considering what was included. Thank you!!

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ShenjianA
St. Louis
1 review
Dined on March 7, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I tried their Omakase menu. Totally worth the value and the service is great. The waiter was nice and explained the way to enjoy every dish when he brought it to the table. Love the experience. Also have a one-dollar oyster deal during happy hour.

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AoisSadad
1 review
Dined on March 4, 2020
Overall5food5service4ambience4

That was a great experience to enjoy Uokuni. Food is great and service is exellent. Love to come back soon.

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vipilena
New York Area
11 reviews
Dined on March 3, 2020
Overall5food4service5ambience5

いつも丁寧な接客で子連れには大変ありがたいです!

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vipCatNYC
New York Area
27 reviews
Dined on March 3, 2020
Overall2food4service3ambience1

We had an early lunch reservation. When the tables are filled and customers talk loud it may not be noticeable, but the music they were blasting in empty restaurant was irritating. Not everyone likes Japanese pop vocal songs. They didn’t go with decor, and too destructing.
Food was just OK. Although ingredients were fresh, proportionally too much of oily fish sashimi made my mouth very fishy in the end...

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on March 2, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

ハッピーアワーのオイスターは最高ですね!

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined on March 1, 2020
Overall3food3service4ambience4

Ambiance was better then the food.

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Lilly
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on February 29, 2020
Overall1food1service2ambience4

The quality of fish that Wokuni provides is not fresh. My boyfriend and I are from out of town, and we wanted to try a new sushi restaurant. We saw the great reviews, and we decided why not as it was our birthday dinner. We ordered the tuna tartare, and it included raw tuna chunks, chopped avocado with very light ponzu sauce. Unlike many sushi restaurants, it did not have a quail egg on top or any sesame oil. The quality and freshness of the fish was terrible. The fish had a odd smell and the cuts were not clean and precise. When you take a bite, the chunks were connected by tissue which made it extremely hard to chew. We also ordered 2 spicy tuna rolls, and the tuna was not fresh in those rolls either. The fishy smell was still strong. However, we ordered 2 shrimp tempura rolls and the tempura was hot, but there was only cucumber and avocado on the inside with a dollup of mayo on the top of each roll. There are also only 6 rolls in each order. Our most expensive dish was the miso cod; it was $30. It included a cherry tomato garnish...Not worth the money.

If you want high quality sushi, there are many other places in Manhattan to go, and you'll get your money's worth. I do not recommend choose Wokuni for sushi.

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Amethyst
1 review
Dined on February 28, 2020
Overall4food5service4ambience4

The happy hour Arigato set was good. The set I chose included edamame, kaarage chicken and sake. Also ordered $1 oysters.


Go for their happy hour specials. My significant other and I had the Arigato set plus ordered $1 oysters. Menu selection is not overwhelming and price is affordable. The only negative experience was the seating. The booths were occupied and the hostess sat us at the table area in the middle of the restaurant. It was compact and my significant other did not feel comfortable with the small chair. Besides that, the delicious food made up for it. Thanks opentable!

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vipFoodLover
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on February 28, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Wokunidon!!!

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vipRobert
New York Area
138 reviews
Dined on February 27, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Everything was just excelled. The food, the service, the whole dinning experience.

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Kustee
1 review
Dined on February 27, 2020
Overall3food3service2ambience3

May be I expected too
Much.
Had a KAISEN DON and grilled HOKKE With my daughter.
The sashimi on the KAISEN don was so thin and tasteless. Also ordered oyster fry , was worst one I had in years!
It’s ok just for a quick lunch

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vipAteThereToo
New York Area
26 reviews
Dined on February 27, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I gave all 5 stars bc it was so delicious and each category deserved 5... but I would have liked more GF and organic or wild options....!

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vipEureka123
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on February 25, 2020
Overall4food5service3ambience4

The food and ambience was great.
Wish they could take our coats though, as we had to keep them at our seats where there really isn't much space...

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vipRSGNYC
New York Area
12 reviews
Dined on February 23, 2020
Overall4food5service3ambience4

Everything about Wokuni was good except for the service. The servers had that special skill of continually walking passed you but without making eye contact, so it was difficult ordering drinks or getting needed utensils. Place is beautifully designed, but this took away from its elegance & coolness.

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vipOpenTable Diner
New York Area
19 reviews
Dined on February 19, 2020
Overall5food5service3ambience4

A very good modern Japanese restaurant. Wonderful sake list.

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vipDMSH
Philadelphia
49 reviews
Dined on February 19, 2020
Overall4food5service4ambience5

The food and service attention was extremely goodTge sushi special for lunch was incredible. However, the food was served much too fast so we felt a bit rushed.

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vipJulianaK
New York Area
20 reviews
Dined on February 18, 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Good food, small portions. It was loud. There was a fish auction happening during dinner which we didn't expect. A man in a fish hat started speaking with a microphone, promoting the fresh fish that day. It was an interesting experience.

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vipOpenTable Diner
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on February 18, 2020
Overall3food3service3ambience2

Very limited menu and overall average

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You can order delivery directly from Wokuni using the Order Online button. Wokuni also offers delivery in partnership with Caviar and Uber Eats. Wokuni also offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (212) 447-1212.

Wokuni is rated 4.6 stars by 526 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.