Ootoya

Recommended by : Nate Appleman (Finalist, The Next Iron Chef)

Cuisine:Japanese/Sushi. Price: $$. Location: .

The NYC flagship of this popular Tokyo-based restaurant chain serves simple, unpretentious Japanese dishes. With Ootoya’s no-reservation policy, Japanese-food enthusiasts brave long waits on weekends for a chance to enjoy reliable hits like homemade tofu and egg custard.

www.ootoya.us