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427 Amsterdam Ave, New York City, NY 10024-5813
+1 212-580-0007
12:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Thu 12:00 - 23:00
Fri - Sat 12:00 - 23:30
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Boston, Massachusetts
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195 reviews
177 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 February 2017 via mobile

Momoya is a pleasant Americanized sushi restaurant. If you live in the neighborhood and want something casual, this isn't a bad suggestion. The Ladies Lunch box is tasty.

Thank Dimitrios D
New York City, New York
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59 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 January 2017

Title says it all. Want to be able to plan a trip here but no reservations allowed. Not an overwhelming issue as the crispy rice and tuna ,makes up for any deficiencies. Seriously tasty.

Thank 3galsontour
Northampton, Massachusetts
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35 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 January 2017

I met a friend here for lunch, it was very busy, we were seated initially at the end of a long banquette with many talkative customers and I could see we'd have trouble hearing one another over the din so I asked if we could move to the unoccupied back section which was quiet and empty. The waitress was hesitant... More 

Thank MLFWesternMass
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267 reviews
164 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 December 2016

You can never beat fresh and tasty sushi and sashimi. Even better if the dinners only runs $27 or $29! Add the clever presentation - sashimi in a huge bowl of ice with big leaf. Shishito peppers hit the spot, along with the agedashi tofu to start. Sashimi/Sushi combo is filling with large slices or fish and tasty. Sashimi ditto.... More 

Thank Jenna P
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24 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 November 2016

Dropped in on Momoya by chance after our daughter had completed the New York City Marathon (3:48 time) on a wonderful fall day. Lunch time is to 4:30 pm. My wife had the udon noodle soup with breaded dipped vegetables; I had the breaded dipped vegetables and shrimp, light and delicious; My daughter a full plate of sushi. A fine... More 

Thank Butterfn
Trier, Germany
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79 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

The restaurant has a modern style. It is not that small like others in Amsterdam Avenue. The wall consists of small wood piece in different size. It looks like a Yenga game. The restaurant was also not that noisy. We had sushi. Excellent! There are many sushi places in the neighborhood, but I can hardly imagine that there is a... More 

Thank GaiusOctavius04
Alexandria, United States
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74 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

Enjoyed Momoya with friends... Clean, airy restaurant... Fresh sushi, well prepared and creatively presented... Friendly and professional staff... Great experience. This sushi restaurant is just a few doors down from one of my favorite sushi spots on the upper west side... I'm surprised Momoya took the risk to open a restaurant on the same block... Definitely a battle of the... More 

Thank MGreen0001
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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125 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 August 2016 via mobile

Fresh food that looks and tastes great. Generous portions at reasonable prices. "A" sanitation rating, and I can see why. I sat at the sushi bar and if a waiter noticed something out of place on the dish, he pointed to it and one of the chefs would fix it with his gloved hand (which is the right way to... More 

Thank Tee610
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

I've been sever times and the seafood has been always fresh and well made. Atte attention to details, great ambiance and the best wine list of all the similar sushi I've visited in the island.

Thank Mariarosa T
New York City, New York
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96 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 June 2016

I was convinced to try this place due to good ratings I saw it received. I ordered out and my order was ready pretty soon after I arrived. While I was waiting I noticed the place looked quite nice, with clean décor and some space between tables. The people I encountered were nice and courteous. The sushi itself wasn't bad... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 20 - US$ 25
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Delivery
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 427 Amsterdam Ave, New York City, NY 10024-5813
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Upper West Side
  • Neighbourhood: Upper West Side
  • Phone Number: +1 212-580-0007

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Upper West Side

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Upper West Side
Nestled between Central Park and the Hudson River, the Upper West Side offers iconic architecture and a quiet, residential respite from the buzzing energy of downtown. Along Central Park West are many of the city’s most iconic apartment buildings, as well as the American Museum of Natural History, which has been welcoming visitors to its historic exhibit halls for over 140 years. Culture fans will love Lincoln Center, home to some of the world’s best opera, dance, film, and theatre performances, all centrally located around a beautiful fountain. Spanning the entire length of the Upper West Side, Riverside Park is ideal for a long, leisurely stroll in a quiet green space.
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