City Guides


Sushi Seki Upper East Side

Recommended by: Alfred Portale (Chef/Co-Owner, Gotham Bar & Grill), Jean-Georges Vongerichten (Chef & Restaurateur), Branden McRill (Co-Owner/General Manager, Pearl & Ash), Roberto and Giselle Deiaco (Chef/Owners, East 12th Osteria), Todd English (Chef/Owner, Todd English Food Hall at The Plaza), Gideon Glick (Actor)

Cuisine: Japanese/Sushi. Price: $$$$. Location: Manhattan, Upper East Side.

Sushi addicts bask within the green-tea-colored walls of the small dimly lit space that is Sushi Seki.  To add a modern flair to traditional staples, the chef’s speciality to top each piece of sushi with a small sampling of sauce selected with the flavor and texture of the fish in mind.