Poke doesn’t play by your rules. They’re cash-only, they don’t take reservations, and they’re BYOB. Those first two things are a little annoying but the third one’s alright. Bring a bottle of wine and expect a wait. The sushi is good and fresh, and that makes this a solid casual-dinner option on the UES.
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The food at Amali is both interesting and delicious, which makes it stand out from the rest of the overpriced stuff in the neighborhood.
An Upper East Side French restaurant from Michael White with very good food. It's fancy, without being too formal.
A reliable classic French Upper East Side bistro with one of the best salads of all time.
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Blue Ribbon Sushi
Looking for the perfect downtown sushi spot to take people when you’re not the one paying the bill? Blue Ribbon is your joint.
High quality East Village omakase sushi for under $100, with a side of club music if you come on the weekend.
KazuNori: The Original Hand Roll Bar
The handroll bar from the people behind Sugarfish has arrived in Nomad.
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Sushi Seki Upper East Side
Open late and always excellent, Sushi Seki Upper East Side is our favorite sushi restaurant in NYC. Sit at the counter and order piece by piece.
THEP is a solid Upper East Side Thai spot with a long menu, an attractive space, and some outdoor seating.
Candle Cafe is one of your only vegan options on the Upper East Side, but it’s also pretty good.
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