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Sushi of Gari - Columbus Avenue

4.7
785 reviews
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$50 and over
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Sushi
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Transcendent sushi meets its equal with creative appetizers and entrees at Gari, the 64-seat Upper West Side outpost of Gari's (Masatoshi GARI Sugio) popular Upper East Side restaurant. Tony Chi of tonychi and associates has created an environment where Gari and his team can craft their cuisine in pure, harmonized comfort - a virtual sushi studio - and every seat in the house allows guests to observe the chefs/artists at work.
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Cuisines
Sushi, Fusion / Eclectic
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Hours of operation
Lunch:
Tuesday - Friday: 12:00PM - 2:15PM
Saturday & Sunday:12:00PM - 4:00PM

Dinner:
Tuesday - Friday 5:00PM - 10:45PM
Saturday & Sunday: 4:00PM - 10:45PM.

Monday Closed
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Phone number
(212) 362-4816
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Payment options
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Business Casual
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Executive chef
TAKATSUGU KISHIKAWA
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
Between 77th and 78th Streets
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Parking details
Street parking is available.
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Public transit
1,9 trains to W79th Street or B,C to W81st Street.
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Special events & promotions
For parties over 4 people or sushi counter seat request, please call the restaurant directly to make the reservation.
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Additional
Beer, Counter Seating, Delivery, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
What 785 People Are Saying
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4.7  based on recent ratings
4.7
food
4.4
service
4.1
ambience
3.9
value
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vipOpenTable Diner (New York Area)
5.0  Dined 6 days ago

Great sushi

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OpenTable Diner (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on February 14, 2018

Amazing sushi! Loved there was no soy sauce as the cuisine needed nothing extra!

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PJl1 (New York Area)
4.0  Dined on February 13, 2018

Food was delicious. Small restaurant. Waiter overcharged me but corrected it right away.

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OpenTable Diner (Los Angeles)
5.0  Dined on February 11, 2018

Fabulous food

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MikeL (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on February 10, 2018

Second time coming to Sushi of Gari but this was at a different location on Columbus ave. Really enjoyed this, as this place was a lot bigger than the Tribeca location. Food tasted amazing as before, desert was delicious, and just a very good vibe. If you want great tasting sushi, come here!

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vipturnandburn (New York Area)
4.0  Dined on February 9, 2018

Tasty but sneaky expensive, especially for the Omakase.

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vipsidetreknyc (New York Area)
4.0  Dined on February 6, 2018

Superb sashimi & sushi. Friendly great service. One of the few restaurants in the neighborhood which is crowded with delighted diners every night of the week.

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OpenTable Diner (New York Area)
4.0  Dined on February 6, 2018

Great sushi but just a little deception that they only offer crab stick and no real crab in the menu

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vipOpenTable Diner (New York Area)
4.0  Dined on February 2, 2018

They took off the banana bread pudding. We want them to bring it back.

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vipOpenTable Diner (New York Area)
4.0  Dined on February 2, 2018

By far the best sushi and sashimi on the Upper West Side, creative, delicious, and fresh. Unfortunately, the price is also sky high. The interior is serviceable and the service pleasant, but not quite what you would expect for the four star bill.
As we were leaving Gari after an amazing meal, some passersby asked whether it was good. We said yes, absolutely; but when we heard that they were poor students we steered them toward a more economical destination.

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vipOpenTable Diner (New York Area)
3.0  Dined on January 30, 2018

Amazing sushi. But waited over 30 minutes for my reservation.. which was kind of annoying. But the Tuna Yukhoe and Yellowtail Jalapeño sushi is the best hands down.

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vipWalterM (Phoenix)
5.0  Dined on January 25, 2018

Just wonderful sushi. I really like that Chef Gari enhances the flavor of the sushi without soy sauce. I did enjoy the sushi more than the sashimi I must say. It’s not that it’s not the freshest but the added flavors seem to come through more with the sushi. We’ve been to Gari at 46 many times but I enjoy the more airy setting of this location. Gary’s special sakes are always a nice complement to the food. I particularly like the variety of omikase items. It’s very pricey but worth the splurge.

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OpenTable Diner (Mexico City)
5.0  Dined on January 23, 2018

Extraordinario, excelente, mejor imposible

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OpenTable Diner (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on January 23, 2018

Fabulous as always

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Felix (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on January 20, 2018

The omakase sushi is creative and very yummy. Only annoyance is it comes too quickly as they are trying to turn their tables.

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vipOpenTable Diner (New York Area)
1.0  Dined on January 19, 2018

Dirty plates, poor food quality

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vipCDieppa (Denver)
4.0  Dined on January 4, 2018

Great sushi in NYC as Gari makes both innovative fare and classic dishes.

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vipkjinvegas (Washington DC)
5.0  Dined on January 3, 2018

Amazing food quality and service. It’s a must every time we are in town. Highly recommended...

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vipOpenTable Diner (Miami)
5.0  Dined on December 28, 2017

The best sushi I ever!

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OpenTable Diner (Frankfurt Area)
4.0  Dined on December 28, 2017

Fantastic high end sushi. Some of the best I've ever had.

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