We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Umi Sushi

303 East 56th Street and 118 East 31st Street, New York City, NY 10022
+1 212-686-3308
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent55%
  • Very good39%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“sashimi” (16 reviews)
“bento box” (5 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 3:30 PMAll hours
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Contemporary
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
303 East 56th Street and 118 East 31st Street, New York City, NY 10022
All Details
Write a Review
Turn Your Opinions into Points!
Turn your opinions into JPMiles
Turn your opinions into PAYBACK Points
*You can enroll in only one programme at a time to earn rewards for reviews.
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
Reviews (287)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 156 reviews

Reviewed 30 August 2017 via mobile

We had a Sushi platter for two and it was freshly made, quite big and really delicious. Price was around USD 50 which I think is great value for good price. Drinks were quite cheap. Again!

Thank Stefan S
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

Nice sushi but maybe had a lot of expectations just because of the reviews. Well, sushi is nice with a very reasonable price but nothing to die for. Strongly suggested if you wanna pay the right price for your meal but i think there is...More

1  Thank Gianlu_Ske
Reviewed 2 May 2017

We were in a hurry to attend a concert in Brooklyn that evening and our hotel was just around the corner. We decided to visit Umi for a quick dinner. We were seating in the front dining room. It was rather hot in the room...More

Thank stageguytx
Reviewed 10 April 2017

In New York for work and wanted to find good Sushi. Tripadvisor ratings looked encouraging so decided to give it a try. Walked in and ordered takeout sushi and one of the chefs special rolls. Awesome! So good I went again the next night! If...More

Thank whicheall08
Reviewed 4 April 2017 via mobile

The reviews don't do this place justice. If I could give 6 starts I would. Great food, some of the best I've ever had. Great atmosphere and service. I'll come back as many times as I can while in NYC. Thank you guys!

Thank John G
Reviewed 3 April 2017

I love Umi. The sushi is always fresh, high-quality, and reasonably priced. I get take out and dine in. It's a narrow space, but goes fairly far back. Sitting at the sushi bar is always great, too. Highly recommend to anyone looking for good sushi...More

Thank Jessica T
Reviewed 25 March 2017

I visited for the first time (E 31st St location) as I was staying nearby. What a find! Inexpensive, excellent quality (the sashimi was melt-in-the-mouth) and charming service. I will go back to try out their bento box meals which looked really interesting. Agedashi tofu...More

Thank Bee_ALondon
Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

The electric green color of the "wasabi honey sauce" served with seared tuna slices was a warning. The sauce tasted neither like wasabi, nor like honey, and looked flat out scary. I was glad to find naruto (the riceless rolls wrapped in fresh cucumber) on...More

Thank Wojciech S
Reviewed 8 March 2017 via mobile

Excellent fresh sushi. Large selection of the simple to complex and creative sushi. Lovely presentation. Attentive service. Several other well prepared dishes. Kimchi soup with meat or fish appropriately spicy. Fried salmon skin salad also tasty. Portions fine. Sushi not inexpensive but standard for the...More

Thank Bcobert
Reviewed 8 January 2017

I was meeting up a friend for dinner one Friday night and we both wanted sushi. Since Umi was on my bookmarks list and she had dined and enjoyed the food there before, we decided to go with it. Umi Sushi is very narrow but...More

Thank Melanie T
This is the iconic New York that so many visitors
imagine before they visit—spectacular skyscrapers like
the Chrysler Building and Empire State Building,
iconic public buildings like Grand Central Terminal
and the New York Public Library, and the non-stop
hustle and bustle of the city streets. Fifth Avenue is
a shopper's heaven where you can find every kind of
store imaginable, with fashion brands ranging from the
Nearby Restaurants
851 reviews
.07 km away
1,052 reviews
.11 km away
Brother Jimmy's BBQ
191 reviews
.09 km away
Nearby Attractions
Marcus Garvey Memorial Park
25 reviews
.24 km away
52 reviews
.24 km away
Oasis Day Spa
56 reviews
.11 km away
Dover Street Market
17 reviews
.09 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
13 January 2015|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from Stifke | Reviewed this property |
Terri, you can't sleep at the sushi place... altough I do think umi sushi has lots of refrigerators.
Raghda H
24 December 2014|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from Vossers | Reviewed this property |
No it's an a la carte style menu offering a selection of sushi and sashimi dishes.
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 25
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Contemporary
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 3:30 PM
4:30 PM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 3:30 PM
4:30 PM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 3:30 PM
4:30 PM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 3:30 PM
4:30 PM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 3:30 PM
4:30 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 303 East 56th Street and 118 East 31st Street, New York City, NY 10022
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighbourhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 212-686-3308
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing