Yakitori Tori Shin

4.6
754 Reviews
$50 and over
Japanese
Torishin will require all customers over the age of 5 to show proof of COVID-19 vaccination and Photo ID (ID required over the age of 12) in order to dine in with us. We will accept Excelsior Pass, Physical Vaccine Card, Scan or Photo of Vaccine Card, Key to New York City Pass.
Diners who are unable to produce proof of vaccination will be assisted with a reservation cancellation or courtesy rebooking.(Please be aware the cancellation still applies)

Torishin COVID -19Measures:
Installed Air Purifier for Central Air and Ionizer for AC Unit. We follow the guidelines from NYC DOH for customers' and employees' safety.
CANCELLATION Policy
The reservation must be confirmed by 3:30pm or otherwise the seats will be released.
Please note that we have a strict rule of 24 hour cancellation policy of $50 in the event of a no show, cancel or a reservation change, decrease in number of guests.No exceptions and non refundable.
We are able to accommodate children under 12years old only on Sunday.

Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitizing
  • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
  • Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
  • Contactless payment available
  • Sealed or wrapped utensils used
Physical Distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
Protective Equipment
  • Waitstaff wear masks
  • Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
Screening
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
  • Staff temperature check required
  • Proof of vaccination required to dine indoors
What 754 people are saying
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vipOpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had the omakase and ate at the counter where you see the cooks preparing everything. Delicious food, great service, a rather unique culinary experience. Highly recommended!

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall3food2service4ambience4

Order the omakase $125 . Food are very fair nothing surprises

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philk
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I made my first visit and was very pleased with the quality of the food, service and ambiance. The staff was very attentive and friendly and my orders were prepared quickly. I didn't have the time or appetite to enjoy the 'omakase' offer but I intend to do that on my next visit. It reminded me of some of the upscale yakitori restaurants I visited in Japan. Truly a very special dining experience - a taste of authentic Japanese yakitori.

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FrankP
1 review
Dined on January 5, 2022
Overall3food4service3ambience3

The food is not bad by any means, but does not feels that it justifies the price.

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined on December 30, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Our server was impeccable.

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined on December 28, 2021
Overall5food5service3ambience5

Server was not polite.

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OpenTable Diner
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on December 15, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Celine was absolutely incredible. Our experience was stunning we are from Las Vegas and planning our next trip around ToriShin. We will be trying the counter experience on our next visit. Food, impeccable.

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OpenTable Diner
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on December 11, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience2

Anniversary

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JongK
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on December 4, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Wish it had chicken arteries but other yakitories were very good

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vipECJr
New York Area
20 reviews
Dined on December 2, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Traditional Japanese yakitori restaurant, but very authentic. Good service and exceptional food.

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vipAndrewL
Washington DC
3 reviews
Dined on November 28, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Absolutely fantastic experience!

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on November 27, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The experience was great! I usually don’t bother writing reviews unless I am treated badly. But this restaurant is truly outstanding.

Chicken are grilled perfectly and you can smell the delicious in the restaurant. The waiter-table ratio is great and we never need to wait for someone for service.

The whole Culinary team is energetic. You can see the harmony of cooking in their stations.

Please consider open a California Bay Area branch. :)

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OpenTable Diner
Seattle
6 reviews
Dined on November 23, 2021
Overall1food2service1ambience1

Server was great. Kitchen ridiculous slow and poorly timed. In fact one of our dishes never made it to the table 1 hour later!! Food bland and not worth the price.

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TomP
1 review
Dined on November 20, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Loved it. So glad I got to experience this place. Def will be back!

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TracyS
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on November 19, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Loved our experience. Great food and service. COVID protocols were firmly in place making us feel confident eating there.

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vipfoodie123
New York Area
29 reviews
Dined on November 16, 2021
Overall2food4service3ambience3

Food was good but the kitchen service is incredibly slow. Went on a Tuesday night and didn’t get all our food until 3 hours later. If you didn’t get a seat at the counter / omakase table your whole experience is just going to be waiting for food all night long.

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vipCheshmha
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on November 9, 2021
Overall2food2service3ambience4

Ordered the chef menu with the hope of trying all the best they have to offer. Super disappointed with lots of chicken plates with similar taste in a 15 course menu. It was the most boring menu. Will not go back.

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12345
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on November 5, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

We were sitting there and waiting for food too long to be

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RandyA
New England
1 review
Dined on November 5, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent for an authentic Yakatori experience. Great place for meat lovers. Everything on the menu is very flavorful. We enjoyed our dinner before heading out to a Broadway show. Prices are reasonable.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on October 8, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Loved every food that we ordered

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vipalex
Washington DC
13 reviews
Dined on September 29, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Really amazing and just like in Japan! Incredible sake list too.

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Toshi
New York Area
1 review
Dined on September 17, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Absolutely Best Yakitori restaurant combine NYC and Tokyo.
5 stars.

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RichardC
New England
1 review
Dined on September 17, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

We enjoyed the meal and server was helpful. the yakitori chicken pieces tasted somewhat bland and perhaps too well done compared to our past experience. The arrangement of the restrooms should be reconsidered as my wife was very disturbed by a man coming out of the so-called mixed use bathroom, especially when the other one across is labeled “men”.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on September 16, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Honestly the most incredible dining experience I have ever had. The chicken was unbelievable. We are from Maryland and would make a trip to NYC just to eat here again. Truly magical and out of this world.

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FoodieNur
1 review
Dined on September 14, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great service and food! $75 omakase was good value to taste a bit of everything, and we were full

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CatherineG
New York Area
7 reviews
Dined on September 14, 2021
Overall3food3service2ambience1

The room upstairs is claustrophobic. We each ordered the $70 menu but did not have the total yakitori skewers that the menu said. Chicken skin and tofu ?
The waitress was very nice but it was difficult to understand her. Big bill but not a good experience unlike other times where we were downstairs and had great food.

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PialM
1 review
Dined on September 11, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience4

Exceptional yakitori, just like what you would get in japan

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ArijitSarkar
New York Area
6 reviews
Dined on August 28, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Come for the yakitori. Brilliant! They have a small but very nice selection of sakes as well!

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
7 reviews
Dined on August 27, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always great to return. Outstanding food and wonderful service.

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OpenTable Diner
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on August 11, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing dinner! We did the 10 skewers which was the perfect amount of food and all delicious. Wonderful staff and the space makes you feel like you are in Japan.

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Meicheng
Chicago
1 review
Dined on August 10, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Definetely a good place to go, deliecious and high quality.

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vipOpenTable Diner
New York Area
19 reviews
Dined on August 3, 2021
Overall4food5service2ambience2

Took one hour and 20 minutes for our first appetizer dish nobody offered drink menu and we had to ask for help for 400$ bill is not ok

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Leafy
New York Area
6 reviews
Dined on July 30, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I visited with a friend and we both had ten skewers omakase and split a bottle of wine. The timing for the servers to bring out yakitori/skewers was impeccable, and I (as a previous restaurant worker) know that it's a very hard thing to do! Food was beyond delicious and wonderful with the dry Riesling. Will definitely come again.

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chayex
1 review
Dined on July 28, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food is incredible. Phenomenal. The skill and artistry of the chicken masters is without equal in NYC. Very authentic Japanese experience. A little pricey for (admittedly high end) street food, especially with sochu thrown in...but pretty worth it.

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KeiK
1 review
Dined on July 24, 2021
Overall3food4service4ambience3

Highly recommend but just don't tell them it's a birthday thing. It's embarrassing and I don't think the chef likes it. When the birthday candle came out, the chef said Seriously?
It made him and the other chefs stop working just to clap and sing. But the chicken is good and worth going back for more. The icecream was packed tight and texture was not creamy so I'll get something else next time.

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Chin
New York Area
1 review
Dined on July 23, 2021
Overall3food2service4ambience3

The service was very good, but the food was pretty bad. For that price, you have a lots of wonderful restaurants to choose. Very disappointed for the food.

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Fauxlee
1 review
Dined on July 17, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food and service were 5/5! I would recommend this restaurant to anyone looking for a top tier Japanese restaurant in Manhattan

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MortensonL
New York Area
5 reviews
Dined on July 14, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Extraordinary!

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OpenTable Diner
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on July 11, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Love LOVED our dining experience. Good was fantastic, server was amazing, sake selection was on point, bathrooms were spotless, vibes were likely. We would absolutely visit again.

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Jamesv
1 review
Dined on July 7, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

It's expensive but a very accurate experience compared to high end yakitori in Japan.

FAQs

You can order delivery directly from Yakitori Tori Shin using the Order Online button. Yakitori Tori Shin also offers delivery in partnership with Uber Eats. Yakitori Tori Shin also offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (212) 757-0108.

Yakitori Tori Shin is rated 4.6 stars by 754 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.