If you were looking to define the word “omakase,” you’ll find that the translations from Japanese to English means “picked by the chef.” Tim Cushman, the chef and co-owner of O Ya Sushi and Omakase, uses an obscure assortment of ingredients—in terms of what you’d expect from a sushi restaurant. Along with being an excellent place for fish and seafood, O Ya offers a large variety for vegetarians to enjoy.
The high-end Japanese restaurant owned by Nancy and Tim Cushman, a husband and wife team, have been serving up delicious traditional and creative Japanese and gaining recognition from New York Magazine, Bravo, and Eater.
What To Eat
O Ya offers sweet and savory courses with menus including sushi and sashimi dishes and an acclaimed omakase in NYC. The menu offers nothing but pure delectable arrangements of nigiri and sashimi and throws their own spin on traditional dishes. Some of the nigiri, like the truffle scented uni, uni caviar, and many others are offered with a sip of aged sake as a palate cleanser.
The Sake Bar
The Sake bar is home to many inventive and unique drinks that cannot be found in any other New York City location. Sake is often paired by the staff and offered to cleanse your palate and to enjoy. It can also be ordered by the bottle or glass.
What’s Near O Ya Sushi and Omakase
O Ya Sushi and Omakase is located in a prime area to enjoy a full night of beauty and good times in midtown Manhattan. Close by is Madison Square Park where you can have a stroll through the park, the Empire State Building an icon in New York City culture, Gramercy Theatre where visitors can see one of the many shows that offered nightly, Madison Square Garden, and a plethora of other bars with rooftops and views of the big city.