Jewel Bako
Categories: Restaurants

Neighborhood: East Village

239 East 5th Street

Between 2nd Avenue and 3rd Avenue

New York CityNY10003

+1 212 979 1012

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This Japanese sushi restaurant is Michelin starred and literally translated means the “jewel box”. An imagery the glittering curved bamboo arches and blond wood interior personifies. Owned by Jack and Grace Lamb this unlikely restaurant is worth the trip out to the East Village for. This is the restaurant of choice for most sushi snobs and the general consensus is that JB serves the best sushi downtown. Be warned, it is as small as a shoe-box, the sushi bar seats only seven. It is also constantly busy but the Chef's omakase makes everything well worth the wait. Jack mackerel and tuna belly are flown in from Tokyo and dinner may well include crunchy octopus - live.

CUISINE: Japanese, Japanese Sushi

MEALS: Dinner

Price Range: Over $60

Attire: Dressy

Takes Reservations: Yes

Parking: Street

Takeout: No

Delivers: No

Accept Credit Cards: Yes

Good For Groups: No

Good For Kids: No

Waiter Service: Yes

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