Restaurants, Japanese Chelsea
  • 5 out of 5 stars
(3user reviews)
7 Love It
Save it

This Japanese spot could sail by on looks alone—it’s an airy space with pinewood-paneled walls—and the food’s not bad either. Impeccably fresh fish, like silky toro, practically melts on the tongue. Standard shumai is gussied up with strawlike noodles that wrap around each dumpling like rubber bands. The specialty rolls are, well, special: Spicy tuna is topped with flamed yellowtail and almonds; another roll marries jalapeño, salmon, tuna, cucumber and scallop tartare.


Venue name: Momoya
Address: 185 Seventh Ave
New York
Cross street: at 21st St
Opening hours: Mon–Fri noon–3pm, 5pm–midnight; Sat 5pm–midnight
Transport: Subway: 1 to 23rd St
Price: Average main course: $18. AmEx, DC, MC, V
Do you own this business?
To improve this listing email:

Average User Rating

5 / 5

Rating Breakdown

  • 5 star:3
  • 4 star:0
  • 3 star:0
  • 2 star:0
  • 1 star:0
1 person listening

Incredible food but there's often a line so either get there early or later on but avoid peak times between 7.30 and 9.30.


I should start by clarifying I'm reviewing the UWS location, but looking at the review below, it seems our sentiments are similar! If you're after VERY GOOD Japanese food, look no further. The pork buns are delicious, well worth trying. The Katsu was pretty interesting, the egg sauce is worth a try... not saucy as i expected, but still very tasty.

Daisy L

Amazing sushi place. Also, best price for a good and quality lunch during the week at just $16 for sushi set. It does get busy so come early when they open.