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Tomoe Sushi

Certificate of Excellence
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Greenwich Village
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172 Thompson St, Frnt A, New York City, NY 10012-2576
+1 212-777-9346
17:00 - 23:00
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Sun 17:00 - 22:00
Mon 17:00 - 23:00
Tue - Sat 13:00 - 23:00
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New York City, New York
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47 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Well, have to admit we live upstairs sometimes so we are partial. Portions are large and Ive never had a bad dish here. The specials are good and usually creative - at east to us non Japanese natives !

Thank Norvel1
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

They have very good appetizer menus. Must try their kaki furrai if you like oyster. Location is within walking distance from spring subway station.

Thank Jemie A
New York City, New York
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64 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

If you're looking for something classy and bougie, this is NOT the place! This is a casual ambiance with paper signage and no frills. It has the grit feel of the old traditional Village. However, it's the freshest, most delicious sushi and tofu buns around! Go early- I mean EARLY or be prepared to wait in line!

Thank Flyingyogagirl
Tulsa, Oklahoma
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70 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2016

Small place with not a lot of seating. The menu had some familiar names such as california rolls and tuna tar tar along with some unfamiliar names. We ordered three rolls, sake, and the tuna appetizer and it was very good. The sushi melts in your mouth its so fresh!!

Thank rrenfro1
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2016 via mobile

The fish was not good and inside my rolls was fish mush, instead of a little slice-- the rolls were extremely poorly made, even falling apart. Dark, unappealing interior. I doubt this is a real Japanese place

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Herceg-Novi, Montenegro
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250 reviews
160 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 149 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

Yes, 15 years later there is still a line before they open up. Absolute amazing place that is consistent with the quality for tens of years, worth every bite. A must, tuna tar tar, or a roll, can't find the same quality even in Japan!

Thank 360Boka
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68 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016

OK -- let's get one thing out of the way: this place is a dive. I've been coming here for 20 years, and the decor hasn't changed. But that's OK -- nobody stands for 30 min in line for ambience. You come because Tomoe has some of the best (if not *the* best) fish in the city. Generous cuts of... More 

Thank Bob M
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112 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

Got this place recommended by a friend. Be prepared to que and que more if you are more than 2. They don't take a group larger than 5. Chef is fantastic, food is 6* and i went just happy home. Thank you Tomoe

Thank Lubomir C
Mexico City, Mexico
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

One of the best in NYC! Amazing place and service. Show up at 5:00 pm sharp and have the best sushi in NYC.

Thank javibarrera
Dublin, Ireland
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111 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

Great sushi, sashimi, tempura , gyoza etc washed down by Asahi and Sake in a totally authentic place Super staff Even if there is a line waiting it moves quickly A must visit if you're in Soho

Thank graham w

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 31 - US$ 40
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 23:00
13:00 - 23:00
13:00 - 23:00
13:00 - 23:00
13:00 - 23:00
13:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 172 Thompson St, Frnt A, New York City, NY 10012-2576
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Greenwich Village
  • Neighbourhood: Greenwich Village
  • Phone Number: +1 212-777-9346

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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?

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