Best all-you-can-eat sushi in NYC
At this massive, two-floor sushi and seafood buffet in Midtown, $35 gets you all the Japanese and Korean fare your heart (and stomach) desires. In addition to rolls like bacon avocado, spicy tuna and Tokyo crunch, you can also grab less bite-sized fare like soft shell crab, hot dishes and meaty crab legs.
At $24.95, Yuka offers AYCE at a deep discount, compared to other sushi spots. A selection of hand rolls, special rolls and appetizers promises to fill you up. Expect tried and true rounds like salmon, tuna and California rolls, but don‘t bother with the specialty rolls, nigiri is the name of the game here.
Try rolls like tuna, salmon, yellowtail and crunchy spicy tuna. There‘s a no sharing policy, so come hungry for the all you can eat sushi, sashimi, hot appetizers, salads and soups. For just a few dollars more, get all you can drink as well. Pro tip: Waste not want not, and only order what you can eat, as you‘ll be charged for any uneaten sushi left behind.
It‘s BYOB and AYCE at this sushi joint that calls itself a “house of hotness.” For $26, check out rolls like sweet potato puree and eel avocado, all served on one giant platter (perfect for sharing), and nosh on sushi bar appetizers like tuna tartare with avocado and quail egg, or haru maki.
Designed as a traditional Japanese village within the West Village, Kumo creates a soothing, authentic atmosphere for diners at their sushi house. It‘s $37 for all you can eat and drink, and you‘re encouraged to order as you go, all the better to avoid a surplus of rolls and nigiri on the table.
This Chinatown sushi spot offers up all the rolls you want, including specialties like the dragon roll, California roll and salmon dream, as well as classic rolls like shrimp tempura and spicy crab. If you want enough belly space to fit in ample sushi, skip the appetizers and wear your stretchy pants.
Conveyor belt sushi imported from London makes its NYC debut with big-screen TVs and LED light poles. Although technically not “AYCE,” there’s no limit to how many plates you can grab off this magical rotating sushi belt of dreams. Keep an eye out for the blossom roll—a vibrant mix of shrimp katsu and avocado, rolled in purple shiso yukari and topped with spicy tuna.
Come hungry for Kikoo’s two-hour all-you-can-eat special which includes a variety of sushi, fresh sashimi and your choice of teriyaki. It’s a steal at just $28 per person.
In a borough that’s sorely lacking in AYCE sushi spots, Rakuzen is a godsend. Here, the dinner special will run you just $21.99, and offers a healthy variety of soup, salad, traditional Japanese appetizers (edamame, miso eggplant, tako yaki), sushi (salmon, eel, yellowtail), hand rolls (shrimp tempura, tuna-cucumber, spicy kani) and special rolls (dynamite, crazy tuna, double dragon).