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Natsumi

226 W. 50th St. (Broadway) Send to Phone
212-258-2988 | Make Restaurant Reservations | Menu
If Japan and Italy were ever to collide, the culinary mix very well may look something like this.
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Natsumi Restaurant Review

: With the minimalist Zen-like décor of this Midtown eatery, it’s hard to anticipate the menu surprise that awaits the diner. Natsumi is no ordinary sushi joint. That’s because it actually bills itself as an Italian-Japanese restaurant. Case in point: the sushi pizza, loaded with crab or tuna or seared salmon (and accompanied by cheeses); it doesn’t pair so well, but we get the sentiments. Fortunately, many of the specialty rolls do succeed. The Fortissimo (seared salmon with avocado and peperoncino), Doppio Toro (salmon, yellowtail, asparagus and pesto), and the house Natsumi roll (spicy tuna, avocado and basil) are all surprisingly harmonious. If Japan and Italy were ever to collide, the culinary mix very well may look something like this. And our taste buds would certainly welcome it.

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Natsumi NYC
by rpyelguapo on Mon Jan 11, 2010 6:10 pm
 
Excellent fresh sushi (had the hamachi and white tuna) and a great spicy crunchy scallop roll and shrimp tempura hand roll. Also, the Chilean Cab wine was great! The atmosphere was really pleasant and the waitress was charming. All in all a wonderful meal and not too expensive.
 
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