Taro Sushi

Sushi Restaurant
244 Flatbush Ave (at St. Mark's Pl), Brooklyn, NY 11217, United States
Hours:
Open until 3:30 PM, reopens later (Show more)
  • Mon–Thu
    • Noon–3:30 PM
    • 5:00 PM–10:30 PM
  • Fri–Sat
    • Noon–3:30 PM
    • 5:00 PM–11:00 PM
  • Sun
    • 12:30 PM–3:30 PM
    • 4:30 PM–10:00 PM
Price:
$ $ $ $
Reservations:
No
Menus:
Brunch, Dinner
Credit Cards:
Yes
Outdoor Seating:
No
8.7/10

Based on 149 votes

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  • sushi
  • omakase
  • karen roll
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  • geido
  • fish
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  • great value
  • sashimi
  • lunch specials
  • chirashi
  • gyoza
  • miso soup
  • seaweed salad
  • yellowtail
  • udon
  • agedashi tofu
  • good service
  • scallops
  • bento boxes
  • Toby E.

    Tuna lovers special is a must

    Toby Evers · February 14
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  • Nancy L.

    Ok this was not only NOT Nobu, it was just BAD! I guess if you're used to a certain quality - mediocre will just not do.

    Nancy Lara-Repetto · November 17, 2014
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  • Susie S.

    Get the daily specials. You can get your shrimp head fried when you're done.

    Susie Schwarz · October 11, 2014
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  • Christina C.

    Quite possibly the nicest staff & manager I've ever met. They accidentally overcharged my card, I brought it to their attention, they apologized so much & are now treating me to a free dinner.

    Christina Cipriano · September 12, 2014
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  • meg c.

    Some of the best sushi in bk. Platter for two is great

    meg clark · September 6, 2014
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  • Alyssa F.

    Get the Salmon nigiri and the Spicy Alaskan roll.

    Alyssa Foote · September 2, 2014
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  • Jenn S.

    great lunch special. favorite sushi place in my neighborhood. ume shiso hirame roll & agedashi tofu

    Jenn So · August 18, 2014
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  • Charlie R.

    Fried oyster roll was amaze!

    Charlie Russell · August 11, 2014
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  • Zara F.

    Best sushi in the Slope. Great chirashi bowl and the Salmon Lover set is incredible.

    Zara FS · August 8, 2014
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  • Henry B.

    Good nigiri sushi. Their chu toro is often delicious.

    Henry Bridge · August 7, 2014
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  • Village Voice

    The fish is as pristine and skillfully prepared as at any of the expense sushi places in Manhattan. Sit at the bar for omakase, a relative bargain, and munch your way through earthy monkfish liver. Read more

    Village Voice · August 4, 2014
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  • Tony M.

    Best Kani sushi around!

    Tony Mesones · June 29, 2014
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  • Katie B.

    Real Crab California Roll is the way to go.

    Katie Bartasevich · April 5, 2014
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  • Yvonne C.

    Real crab California roll. Get it and you will never eat regular California rolls again.

    Yvonne Chan · March 18, 2014
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  • DailyCandy

    Bypass the lines at Geido and mosey down Flatbush Avenue for equally satisfying sushi at Taro. Dark, wood fixtures and minimal design provide a moody backdrop for indulgences like toro tartar.

    DailyCandy · February 14, 2014
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  • MrNoMoniker

    So freakin good.

    MrNoMoniker · January 11, 2014
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  • The Corcoran Group

    Come with a date & get the Special Sushi for 2. It includes 16 pieces of sushi, a shrimp tempura roll & a mountain roll (spicy tuna, avocado & yellowtail) - all for $49. Everything is super fresh too!

    The Corcoran Group · December 5, 2013
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  • Robyn

    Everything was perfect - try to get the lunch special if you can, it's a great value for such quality.

    Robyn · November 8, 2013
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  • Dennis K.

    Amazing. So good.

    Dennis Kovalyov · October 13, 2013
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  • Jeff C.

    It has been a long time since I've had sushi this good in New York. The udon is worth it too.

    Jeff Coles · September 17, 2013
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  • Denise L.

    Agedashi Tofu is good for sharing; decent sushi; red bean mochi was yummy

    Denise Lum · September 9, 2013
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  • rich m.

    Super disappointed as recommendation came from a newly ex-pat Japanese friend. Butterfish had skin and tasted old. Nothing was really fresh. Prices were ok.

    rich masio · September 2, 2013
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  • rich m.

    It's busy, but not too busy that it should take more than 5 minutes to pour me a glass of water

    rich masio · August 31, 2013
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  • Paul M.

    Taro is great. I really like the 3 oyster special as a starter (on the menu frequently).

    Paul May · July 15, 2013
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  • Peter P.

    Try the *Doctor* Octopus sashimi.

    Peter Parker · April 23, 2013
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  • Jacklyn C.

    Awesome omakase. Uni and amaebi are a must! Fish tastes fresh and prices are a steal for the quality.

    Jacklyn Cheung · March 24, 2013
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  • Deborah A.

    Killer omakase. Get the special sushi for two to share amongst three is you get apps. They will make it for three as well.

    Deborah Au-Yeung · March 16, 2013
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  • Brett R.

    Salmon Bento box is completely worth it for a variety

    Brett Rush · February 18, 2013
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  • Tony H.

    Wait for it... wait for it... there it is. The whole building shakes when Iron Man and/or the Men in Black are chasing their enemies through the NY subway.

    Tony Hartzell · February 12, 2013
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  • Tina G.

    The salmon teriyaki wasn't worth it. In sure I managed to order the only thing that didn't taste good here.

    Tina G. · November 9, 2012
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  • Nicholas M.

    Head to Geido up the street.

    Nicholas Melvin · November 6, 2012
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  • Experiences b.

    Such an awesome omakase here. Best sushi in all of Brooklyn!

    Experiences by GroupMe · August 17, 2012
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  • Deborah A.

    Special sushi for 2 is absolute perfection.

    Deborah Au-Yeung · August 4, 2012
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  • Lisa K.

    the only place in Brooklyn I know of that serves my favorite - natto roll!

    Lisa Kim · July 29, 2012
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  • Charles B.

    best sushi in the slope. ask them what's fresh and treat yoself to a couple pieces of chu toro.

    Charles B · June 17, 2012
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  • Kimberely C.

    Gyu-tan shio is yum! Great appetizer before sushi for two!

    Kimberely Cheng · May 23, 2012
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  • Nick B.

    The special sushi for two is always perfect. As is the monkfish liver and age tofu!

    Nick Burd · May 17, 2012
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  • Alex V.

    Going with their daily specials can never steer you wrong

    Alex Valich · March 19, 2012
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  • George P.

    Deluxe seaweed salad was the best I've ever had

    George Pettas · March 13, 2012
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  • Christen D.

    It's cheap, it's good, and it's never too much of a wait. Come a few times and the waitstaff will remember you.

    Christen Duong · February 13, 2012
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  • Shanta M.

    Try the pork katsu roll for something different.

    Shanta Mali · January 14, 2012
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  • angry n.

    Does warm sushi sound good to you? This place is gross. Go to Geido at Flatbush and Park; this restaurant just handles the overflow.

    angry natalie · January 14, 2012
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  • Travis C.

    A bit expensive, and not Exactly what I would describe as "good.". There are much better sushi spots in the area. Instead go to 'Gen' on Washington ave. Much better food and presentation.

    Travis Collins · December 20, 2011
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  • Daniel R.

    Omakase course waa very good. Almoat like Tokyo.

    Daniel R. · December 18, 2011
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  • Taty S.

    Mediocre. The sushi was just fine. The avoc. tofu salad was not good. Spider roll just tasted like fried batter. Geido,1 block up, is authentic & better. Kiku on 5th ave has the best sushi around.

    Taty Sena · December 6, 2011
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  • Taty S.

    Mediocre. The sushi was just fine. The avoc. tofu salad was not good. Spider roll just tasted like fried batter. Geido,1 block up, is authentic & better. Kiku on 5th ave has the best sushi around.

    Taty Sena · December 6, 2011
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  • Rachel C.

    Shrimp tempura roll is seriously the best I have ever had.

    Rachel Chou · September 17, 2011
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  • Christen D.

    My neighborhood sushi spot. My go-to dish is the massive special sushi for 2. There's also great little 4-piece sushi ensembles.

    Christen Duong · August 27, 2011
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  • Trac N.

    Freshest sushi any day of the week.

    Trac Nguyen · August 24, 2011
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  • Ross B.

    Amazing Karen roll. Fantastic fresh sushi.

    Ross Bernard · June 5, 2011
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