Uogashi New York is permanently closed
Uogashi New York
Japanese in East Village
We’re on a perpetual hunt for excellent sushi that doesn’t cost $100-plus a person, so we were excited to check out this East Village spot that does a $75 omakase - and which got some rave reviews elsewhere. Unfortunately, we didn’t love it, and there are much better options in this price range. Because $75 (which is over $100 once you factor in tax, tip, and maybe a drink) is still a lot of money.
The omakase does get you a lot of food, but the sushi pieces are weirdly oversized in a way that’s not particularly appealing and the fish variety wasn’t very impressive either. It’s a decent option for a few rolls or pieces a la carte, but it’s not a must-visit. At all. The space is somewhat sanitary-feeling, and has those plasticky wood floors that give the room a bit of a cheap feel.