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Nobu 57

40 W. 57th St. (Seventh Ave.) Send to Phone
212-757-3000 | Make Restaurant Reservations | Menu
A Midtown outpost of chef Nobu Matsuhisa's Japanese restaurant.

Lunch & Dinner daily
  • Dress code: Business casual
  • Full bar
  • Reservations suggested

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Nobu 57 Restaurant Review

: One arrives to David Rockwell’s vision of a Midtown Nobu by a dramatic stairway leading from the bar to the dining area and sushi bar. The menu showcases Nobu Matsuhisa’s creative Peruvian-Japanese gems like black cod with miso, creamy spicy crab, and sashimi salad. There are also some nice twists here. For lunch, the two bento boxes give a first-rate sampling of some of the chef’s signatures --- with a few surprises thrown in as well; the soft rib-eye anticucho is a nice touch. Go for broke with the chef’s omakase, a lavish affair, or the tender Washu and Wagyu beef options. For dessert, you may encounter mango pudding, strawberry yuzu shortcake or pineapple coconut cake. If you allow sufficient time, this can be a choice location for a pre-Carnegie Hall or pre-City Center dinner and you may spot a celebrity or two.
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