Best Sushi Restaurants
Ushiwakamaru is one of Best Sushi Restaurants.

1. Ushiwakamaru

136 W Houston St (btwn Sullivan & MacDougal St), New York, NY
Sushi Restaurant · Greenwich Village · 72 tips and reviews

Time Out New YorkTime Out New York: Pats of rice are crowned with superb seafood specimens: a tumble of velvety glass shrimp, lush slips of fatty red snapper and meaty, soy-lacquered eel, served on a glinting black plate. Read more.

Masa is one of Best Sushi Restaurants.

2. Masa

8.4
10 Columbus Circle (at W 60th St), New York, NY
Japanese Restaurant · Hell's Kitchen · 69 tips and reviews

Time Out New YorkTime Out New York: Takayama prepares each perfect bite-size gift, then places it in front of you on a round slate; you almost eat out of his hands, and the sushi seems to melt in your mouth. Read more.

Sushi Sasabune is one of Best Sushi Restaurants.

3. Sushi Sasabune

7.7
401 E 73rd St (at 1st Ave), New York, NY
Sushi Restaurant · Upper East Side · 40 tips and reviews

Time Out New YorkTime Out New York: Owner-chef Kenji Takahashi rolls out a no-nonsense, at-whim menu of top-tier seafood to rival more highfalutin Japanese dens, without the sucker-punch price. In Takashi we trust! Read more.

Neta is one of Best Sushi Restaurants.

4. Neta

8.5
61 W 8th St (near 6th Ave), New York, NY
Sushi Restaurant · Greenwich Village · 57 tips and reviews

Time Out New YorkTime Out New York: The nontraditional omakase (featuring Americanized novelties like spicy salmon, and is punctuated with ultracreamy peanut-butter ice cream) rivals even that of the staunchest of sushi classicists. Read more.

Sushi Seki UES is one of Best Sushi Restaurants.

5. Sushi Seki UES

8.2
1143 1st Ave, New York, NY
Sushi Restaurant · Upper East Side · 68 tips and reviews

Time Out New YorkTime Out New York: The late hours lend a boozy, jovial atmosphere, but don’t drink too much—you’ll want to remember Seki’s artful, picture-perfect offerings with more than just Instagram’s help. Read more.

Kuruma Zushi is one of Best Sushi Restaurants.

6. Kuruma Zushi

8.3
7 E 47th St (btwn 5th & Madison), New York, NY
Sushi Restaurant · Midtown East · 29 tips and reviews

Time Out New YorkTime Out New York: Toshihiro Uezu’s 12-person sushi bar turns out jaw-dropping nigiri in its purest, most traditional form, delivered from his hands to yours. Read more.

Ichimura at Brushstroke is one of Best Sushi Restaurants.

7. Ichimura at Brushstroke

8.9
30 Hudson St (at Duane St), New York, NY
Sushi Restaurant · Tribeca · 24 tips and reviews

Time Out New YorkTime Out New York: Between the first-rate fare, classic Bouley service and dapper Shinto-shrine decor, this Michelin-starred sanctuary earns every dollar of the weekly paycheck you’ll have to fork over. Read more.

Sushi Yasuda is one of Best Sushi Restaurants.

8. Sushi Yasuda

9.3
204 E 43rd St (at 3rd Ave), New York, NY
Sushi Restaurant · Turtle Bay · 213 tips and reviews

Time Out New YorkTime Out New York: Reserve a seat at the bar of this bamboo-clad space to watch Tatsu and Mitsu—as they’re called by regulars—dispatch purist renditions of nigiri onto wooden trays in elegant, efficient movements. Read more.

Sushi of Gari is one of Best Sushi Restaurants.

9. Sushi of Gari

9.1
402 E 78th St (at 1st Ave), New York, NY
Sushi Restaurant · Upper East Side · 121 tips and reviews

Time Out New YorkTime Out New York: Masatoshi Sugio's fanciful creations continue to draw thrill-seeking Japanophiles to his tiny Upper East Side flagship, where they shell out a hefty sum for a pay-per-piece spot at the L-shaped bar. Read more.

Kanoyama is one of Best Sushi Restaurants.

10. Kanoyama

8.8
175 2nd Ave (at E 11th St), New York, NY
Sushi Restaurant · East Village · 81 tips and reviews

Time Out New YorkTime Out New York: The corner East Village eatery, run by laid-back kitchen vets Nobuyuki Shikanai and Daigo Yamaguchi, turns out top-notch nigiri that stands toe-to-toe with some of its pricier counterparts. Read more.

15 East is one of Best Sushi Restaurants.

11. 15 East

8.8
15 E 15th St (btwn 5th Ave & Union Sq W), New York, NY
Japanese Restaurant · Union Square · 128 tips and reviews

Time Out New YorkTime Out New York: Masato Shimizu employs first-rate seafood flown in from Japan, deftly molding lightly torched golden-eye snapper or luscious soy-lacquered cherry salmon on beds of loose toothsome grains. Read more.

Jewel Bako is one of Best Sushi Restaurants.

12. Jewel Bako

8.3
239 E 5th St (btwn 2nd & 3rd Ave.), New York, NY
Japanese Restaurant · East Village · 94 tips and reviews

Time Out New YorkTime Out New York: Now a neighborhood favorite, Jewel Bako maintains its downtown cred with buzzy young crowds and a stylish bamboo-tunnel dining room. Try the sushi omakase, which gets you a dozen raw-fish marvels. Read more.