Yakitori Tori Shin

4.8
720 Reviews
$50 and over
Japanese
Yakitori Counter is back.
If you are looking for Counter Seat, please visit Resy (https://resy.com/cities/ny/torishin)
or
Please call 212-757-0108
*Reservation by OpenTable is available for ONLY table seats.

Dinner will be open between 5:00-10:00 (last seating 8:00) every day.

Torishin Covid-19 Measures :
We have acrylic panels between customer and chefs as well as each different group of customers.
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 :
We will charge $50 per guest in the event of a no show, cancel, changing the reservation date or decreasing the number of guests within 24 hours of the reservation time.
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
What 720 people are saying
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97% of people would recommend it to a friend
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chayex
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
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.

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vipCaliMari
Orange County
11 reviews
Dined on July 4, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

amazing quality from start to finish...I mean, how do you get every bite of meat to be so perfect?!? This place is very special.

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vipJirokun
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on July 3, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food was delicious. I took the course meal for $100, it is worth it. I will come back again

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vipMaryAnnG
Minneapolis
4 reviews
Dined on July 1, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Awesome, delicious, genuine Yakitori, with unusual seasonal specials! Feels like being in Tokyo! Exceptional experience.

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Pravina
New York Area
1 review
Dined on June 29, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience3

The air conditioning in their upstairs dining doesn't work.

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
47 reviews
Dined on June 27, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had great time for dinner.
The service and yakitori and appetizer were top notch.

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Satoru
Hawaii
1 review
Dined on June 26, 2021
Overall4food5service5ambience3

This yakitori is authentic. Their services are quite friendly and helpful with good recommendations.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on June 20, 2021
Overall2food2service4ambience4

Had around 7-8 chicken skewers out of the 10 skewers served in the Chef’s choice. Wasn’t here to pay $100 for that much chicken.

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Mori
1 review
Dined on June 20, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Staff, food, everything was Amazing !!! Chef Tatsunori cooking our Yakitori to perfection and even suggested ways to enjoy them. The shiso sorbet was super refreshing. Would no doubt return.

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NorkaS
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on June 18, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great authentic Japanese food . The service and food were exceptional. Highly recommend.

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LilyL
New York Area
1 review
Dined on June 16, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The environment and service is good. The food is very nice. The cocktails are delicious.

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vipBrooklynMom
New York Area
13 reviews
Dined on June 11, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience3

I've been to Tori Shin several times before. The food is outstanding, and the service impeccable. This time, I was seated on the 2nd floor for the first time, and there were 2 large groups that were energetic. It was loud, and the servers kindly offered to move us downstairs after the appetizer or 1st course when a table opened up there. Regardless, we had a wonderful experience--the food and service are divine!

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vipMax1
New York Area
50 reviews
Dined on June 8, 2021
Overall4food5service4ambience4

Being a yakitori nerd, I was disappointed to learn when we arrived that they did not have some of my preferred cuts from the menu. The menu itself is a bit difficult to navigate and the rules on what can or cannot be combined need to be easier to understand. All of this made us a bit wary, but then the food came and it was awesome! Every skewer was perfectly executed and packed with flavor. I will shut up now.

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vipMichelle
New York Area
19 reviews
Dined on June 8, 2021
Overall5food5service3ambience5

As usual, food is great, healthy, and special. But unfortunately the restaurant did not have 1/3 of what we initially ordered and the staff serving our table appeared so new that she had to check every single order and every single question from us (and made mistakes). Nonetheless we all had a great time. Really value for money.

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guest
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on June 5, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

One of the best yakitori I've ever had. All the skewers were grilled perfectly, and the dessert was also very good.

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Woozz
Omaha
5 reviews
Dined on May 29, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great experience for a first timer!

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YoshiI
Chicago
15 reviews
Dined on May 29, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food and hospitality!!

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vipAbsoluteP
New York Area
5 reviews
Dined on May 25, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Overall is good. the waiter was very charming and helpful.

We order Omakase, but they changed the rice dish which I was looking forward to. Oh, I wish I could have mini Oyako-don. instead of Soboro-don and Ochazuke.

Plus a new group of people was very loud and not present.

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Myles
1 review
Dined on May 13, 2021
Overall4food5service5ambience3

Really loved the food here. Excellent location, top quality staff, mouth-watering food. I will say the location is much smaller than its photos make it feel online, so the ambience was a bit less "cozy" than I was hoping for.. but that's also not uncommon with solid spots in Manhattan. Interestingly, we ended up paying less than expected by going A La Carte, so for those looking for a nice outing without breaking their bank, I think this is a solid spot!

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justinp
New York Area
1 review
Dined on May 8, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Delightfully tasty. Outstanding selection of skewers.

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DenisZ
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on May 8, 2021
Overall3food4service4ambience3

This is our second time, and while first time was outstanding second time was not that great.
I tried broiled sea urchin, and it was underwhelming. Pork belly was springy. Stick with the chicken.
We were sitting on the second floor, and the food was getting to us already just warm, not hot.

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Ricky
Washington DC
14 reviews
Dined on May 5, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always a pleasure to dine here

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
48 reviews
Dined on April 29, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We enjoyed the dinner in a very calm space even though it was outdoors. Torishin's yakitori was as popular as it was, and I was impressed by the juicy roasting of very fresh chicken and the aroma of charcoal. This is the only place where you can eat authentic Japanese yakitori in NY. Also, I will definitely come back soon.

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AnthonyF
New York Area
1 review
Dined on April 24, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food and awesome service, the staff was very respectful and kind.

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vipMax1
New York Area
51 reviews
Dined on March 25, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I've heard a lot of hype about this restaurant and had my doubts. After all, how good can yakitori really be? Apparently, it can be amazing! From chicken knee cartilage to the liver -- all of the greatest hits we sampled were delicious and sophisticated. Subtle notes of smoke, interesting marinades, and novel textures combine to create a special dining experience from the seemingly ordinary. We sat outside but this restaurant is best experienced indoors and we will certainly be back.

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YChow
New England
1 review
Dined on March 15, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Had a fantastic experience. Food was amazing, host was helpful, and the environment was great.

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OpenTable Diner
Charlotte
1 review
Dined on March 11, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Keiko and team were great!

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
48 reviews
Dined on March 10, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The counter was full today, so I ate an Omakase course at the main dining table.
The appetizer confit was juicy, and the steamed oyster cherry leaves were smoked, so I enjoyed the scent. The yakitori was also delicious. I will visit you again.

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
48 reviews
Dined on February 25, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Chef's Omakase counterでお食事しました。
前菜から焼き鳥、箸休め、締めのごはん、自家製デザートまで、シェフのしっかり手の込んだお料理を美味しくいただきました。
コロナ禍で、あつあつ美味しい焼き鳥に感動しました。また、カウンターで予約します!

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on February 20, 2021
Overall2food1service4ambience4

ミシュランとは思えない味でした。

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nicoler
1 review
Dined on February 20, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

One of the most special eating experiences- ever !

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vipWhit
New York Area
11 reviews
Dined on February 16, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Indoor dining is BACK!!!

Yakitori Tori Shin is fantastic; attentive service, great sake selection and helpful wait staff. Omekase was terrific all around. Highly recommend.

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vipOpenTable Diner
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on February 14, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Everything is on point, food, service, atmosphere… What a gem and surprise.

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RafaelD
Orlando
1 review
Dined on January 20, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Excellent food and service, would go again.

FAQs

You can order delivery directly from Yakitori Tori Shin using the Order Online button. Yakitori Tori Shin also offers delivery in partnership with Postmates and 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 4.8 stars by 720 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.