New York has some of the best sushi restaurants in the country. From cheap, hidden holes-in-the-wall to pricy omakase, this list seeks to compile a master list of the best sushi across the New York-area.

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The Best Secret Sushi Spots In NYC: KarasuThe Best Secret Sushi Spots In NYC: Karasu - This chic speakeasy in Fort Greene can only be accessed through the back of another restaurant, Walter's, but the search is certainly worth it. (Guest of a Guest, 9/27/17, Photo: karasub/Instagram)
The Best Secret Sushi Spots In NYC: Kyo YaThe Best Secret Sushi Spots In NYC: Kyo Ya - Inside, everything from the polished wood walls to the intricate food screams sophisticated. (Guest of a Guest, 9/27/17)
The Best Secret Sushi Spots In NYC: Shoji at 69 Leonard StreetThe Best Secret Sushi Spots In NYC: Shoji at 69 Leonard Street - Former Tribeca hot spot Ichimura has been reborn as Shoji at 69 Leonard Street, an intimate sushi counter helmed by Chef Derek Wilcox. (Guest of a Guest, 9/27/17)
The Best Secret Sushi Spots In NYC: BohemianThe Best Secret Sushi Spots In NYC: Bohemian - Hidden behind a Japanese butcher shop in NoHo, Bohemian is an exclusive eatery that welcomes guests by referral only - so you'll have to snag the secret phone number from a regular if you hope to get a reservation. (Guest of a Guest, 9/27/17)
NYC's Best Omakase Menus for Every Budget: SuzukiNYC's Best Omakase Menus for Every Budget: Suzuki - From the man who trained sushi heavyweight Chef Morimoto, newly opened Suzuki offers a 10-seat omakase menu that promises true intimacy and a purist's menu of nigiri. (Thrillist, 4/19/17)
NYC's Best Omakase Menus for Every Budget: Masa

NYC's Best Omakase Menus for Every Budget: Masa - Three-Michelin-starred Masa is the priciest restaurant in the whole country, with a prix fixe price of $595. (Thrillist, 4/19/17, Photo: ghizlanelglaoui/Instagram)

NYC's Best Omakase Menus for Every Budget: Sushi YasudaNYC's Best Omakase Menus for Every Budget: Sushi Yasuda - The conditions for perfect omakase dining are all in place here: a calming, minimalist setting; attentive servers light on their feet; a chef who cares deeply for your satisfaction; and some of the best fish in the city. (Thrillist, 4/19/18)
NYC's Best Omakase Menus for Every Budget: Sushi of GariNYC's Best Omakase Menus for Every Budget: Sushi of Gari - Slightly cramped and resembling a casual neighborhood Japanese spot more than a fine-dining restaurant, Sushi of Gari certainly does not look like a place that's been awarded a Michelin star. (Thrillist, 4/19/18)
NYC's Best Omakase Menus for Every Budget: GaijinNYC's Best Omakase Menus for Every Budget: Gaijin - The hour-and-a-half-long meal here combines imported fish with complementary ingredients like soy butter, banana peppers, and sesame seeds meant to accentuate each bite, but not take away from the tender flavor of the fish itself. (Thrillist, 4/19/18)
NYC's Best Omakase Menus for Every Budget: Sushi DojoNYC's Best Omakase Menus for Every Budget: Sushi Dojo - Save for the space's roomy dining room and underwhelming interior work, the two-hour-plus dinner at Sushi Dojo resembles omakase served at much higher price points. (Thrillist, 4/19/17, Photo: sushidojonyc/Instagram)
NYC's Best Omakase Menus for Every Budget: Sushi KatsueiNYC's Best Omakase Menus for Every Budget: Sushi Katsuei - Though Manhattan plays host to many of the city's best places for omakase, this unsuspecting Park Slope sushi spot offers a meal that's completely on par. (if not better) for much less. (Grub Street, 4/19/17)
The Absolute Best Sushi in New York: Sushi NakazawaThe Absolute Best Sushi in New York: Sushi Nakazawa - Daisuke Nakazawa was trained by the famously stern Jiro, but compared to the usual stilted, priestly $150 sushi experience, the mood at this swank West Village omakase palace is downright convivial. (Grub Street, 4/25/17, Photo: Official Website)
The Absolute Best Sushi in New York: ShukoThe Absolute Best Sushi in New York: Shuko - This 36-seat operation boasts all sorts of racy, updated luxury touches, including a house sommelier, and a first-rate “portfolio” of artisanal sakes, Champagnes, old-vine wines, and brown spirits. (Grub Street, 4/25/17)
Five Inexpensive Sushi Restaurants in New York: Sushi on JonesFive Inexpensive Sushi Restaurants in New York: Sushi on Jones - It’s not a restaurant. It is barely a counter, and what walls it has were slapped up around the lot of an abandoned mechanic’s garage in a way that does not do much to intimidate the winter wind. (New York Times, 3/21/17, Photo: Sushi On Jones/Instagram)
Five Inexpensive Sushi Restaurants in New York: 1 or 8Five Inexpensive Sushi Restaurants in New York: 1 or 8 - It resembles a high-end nail salon in a science-fiction movie, but the sushi counter is a treasure that deserves a wider reputation. (New York Times, 3/21/17)
Five Inexpensive Sushi Restaurants in New York: KanoyamaFive Inexpensive Sushi Restaurants in New York: Kanoyama - The rice won’t be warm, but the fish, arranged on a black slate, is delicious and often includes seasonal treats. (New York Times, 3/21/17)
Five Inexpensive Sushi Restaurants in New York: UogashiFive Inexpensive Sushi Restaurants in New York: Uogashi - The $45 Uogashi Sushi Moriawase platter recently took in king salmon, fluke and amberjack, all flavorful, along with skinny, silver-skinned marinated kohada, a relative rarity on starter sushi platters. (New York Times)

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