Business Spotlight

Sushi Spots Around Lincoln Square

Oct 13, 2021
various sushi rolls and pieces of sashimi arranged on a plate from Atlantic Grill

There’s nothing quite like a bite of fresh sushi. Do you know how many places around Lincoln Square you can enjoy a delicious take on this traditional Japanese dish? Check out all the sushi spots in the neighborhood from up-scale to on-the-go that you can enjoy on your lunch hour or for dinner.

Gourmet Garage (155 West 66th Street at Broadway) has both a daily sushi display case where you can pick up a number of pre-made rolls and a sushi counter from which to order yourself. Enjoy options like a spicy crab volcano roll, a salmon avocado roll, a veggie seaweed roll, and more. Plus, perfect for a midweek lunch treat, Gourmet Garage offers a weekly Sushi Wednesday deal—select sushi rolls for just $5.99. Click here to view a few options online that you’ll find in the pre-made case regularly.

Genji Izakaya is a bustling, informal sushi bar inside of Whole Foods Market (10 Columbus Circle). There, a small team of sushi chefs prepare a variety of rolls, sashimi, tempura, and rice bowls. You can also grab pre-made sushi rolls and more, all of which is made fresh daily, from the refrigerated display case in front of the counter area. Enjoy crunchy tuna rolls, a salmon nigiri/roll combo, a spicy salmon salad rice bowl, shrimp summer rolls with sweet chili sauce, and much more. Browse some of the typical items available from Genji Izakaya online here and stop in for a bite and the occassional special.

Newly reopened and reimagined, Atlantic Grill (50 West 65th Street at Broadway) is once again a fantastic destination for seafood, including quality sushi and sashimi made-to-order. Open for lunch and dinner, Tuesday – Sunday, from 12:00pm-3:00pm and 5:00pm-10:00pm, you can enjoy delicious sushi for either meal. Atlantic Grill’s menu features specialty rolls, such as a tiger prawn roll or a yuzu yellowtail roll, classic rolls, including a tuna avocado roll and a spicy California roll, and sashimi pieces priced individually. Click here to view all of the sushi and sashimi options on the menu. You can also order sushi and food for pick up from Atlantic Grill, which you can check out here.

For a unique sushi experience, even for lunch, check out Bar Masa (10 Columbus Circle), the sister location to the famous Masa, that serves an à la carte (and optional omakase) menu for lunch and dinner. Open from 12:00pm-3:00pm on Thursday – Saturday and 5:00pm-10:30pm on Tuesday – Saturday, counter and table options are available for seating with lunchtime take out options available for Friday and Saturday. At Bar Masa guests can enjoy a variety of grilled, fried, raw, rice and noodle dishes all reflecting Chef Masa’s culinary expertise, as well as seasonal sushi and sashimi options. Click here for the sushi a la carte menu, which includes options like yellowtail, squid, sea urchin, and sweet prawn, to name a few. Click here for reservations. Click here to see order options for take out

For a quick bite when you’re on the go, you can stop into Target (1863 Broadway at 61st Street) for some pre-made sushi. Located near the registers inside of a refrigerated display case, you can find packaged sushi rolls, such as a California roll or a Philly roll. For the prepared foods, snacks, and grocery selection at Target, head to the store for the most up-to-date reflection of what’s available. You can likewise stop into Melissa's Gourmet Deli (1879 Broadway at 62nd Street) for pre-made sushi, located in the same display case as the pre-packaged sandwiches, salads, hummus and fruit bowls. The selection includes various salmon and tuna roll options. Stop in to see what's available. 

Also, nearby in the Turnstyle Underground Market, you’ll find Yong Kang Street, an Asian Cuisine restaurant with a food counter for made-to-order options as well as fresh packaged sushi rolls made daily. Yong Kang Street’s menu offers sushi rolls, sushi combos, and a la carte sashimi at the counter, plus more. The sushi options include a rainbow roll, a shrimp tempura roll with eel, a BBQ eel roll, and other tasty choices. Click here to view the menu online. You can order online through the website, too.

For the most accurate information on reservations, hours, and COVID-19 policy, contact individual restaurants and businesses directly. For more lunch and dinner options and restaurants in Lincoln Square, check out our Neighborhood Guide!

Image credits
Main image: Atlantic Grill
Article images: Gourmet Garage; Bar Masa