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The Joy of Sake New York

The Joy of Sake New York

Friday, June 15, 2018, 6:30pm–9:30pm

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Friday, June 15, 2018




Metropolitan Pavilion


$110 per person

The admission fee includes unlimited samplings of sake and a dish from every restaurant.



  • HAL
  • Gekkeikan
  • Hiro Sake
  • Enter Sake
  • WSI
  • Asahi Shuzo
  • Sake One
  • Niigata Sake Selection
  • MTC
  • Sake Discoveries
  • Miss Sake

The Joy of Sake returns to New York for its 13th annual celebration. This is the largest sake tasting in the world outside Japan, with a superb array of premium labels and the best in traditional and contemporary Asian cuisine. The sakes are in peak condition, the food sublime, the crowd amazing. It’s a one-of-a-kind event, just once a year in New York City.

Featuring over 400 premium labels from every part of Japan and sake appetizers from 16 of New York’s finest restaurants. Easy access on the 1 Line (18th Street).

Joy of Sake New York


The Joy of Sake celebrates good sake, good food and good friends. The restaurants below distinguish themselves not only by their outstanding cuisine, but also by their appreciation of the luster that fine sakes add to a meal.

15 East

15 E 15th Street
New York, NY 10003
Phone: 212-647-0015

Featured Dish: House-made Corn Tofu “Meli Melo” with yuzu broth


6 Bond Street
New York, NY 10012
Phone: 212-777-2500

Featured Dish: Bluefin Tuna Zuke with fresh wasabi, local Old Chatam blue cheese, clear tomato dashi bloody mary


207 2nd Avenue
at 13th Street
New York, NY 10003
Phone: 212-254-3500

Featured Dish: Seven Spice Beef Brisket

Sushi Nakazawa

23 Commerce Street
New York, NY 10014
Phone: 212-924-2212

Featured Dish: Hotate Yuzukoshyou Nigiri with irizake sauce


211 E. 43rd Street, Basement Level
New York, NY 10017
Phone: 212-953-7253

Featured Dish: TBA

Ivan Ramen

25 Clinton Street
New York, NY 10002
Phone: 646-678-3859

Featured Dish: Pickled Herring Battera Sushi


296 Grand Street
Brooklyn, NY 11211
Phone: 718-384-7770

Featured Dish: Beef Tataki with apple onion sauce


311 W 17th Street
New York, NY 10011
Phone: 646 861-0086

Featured Dish: Lobster Soba-no-mi Risotto

Sushi Seki Times Square

365 W 46th Street
New York, NY 10036
Phone: 212-262-8880

Featured Dish: Anago & Summer Vegetable Nikogori


157 Ludlow Street
New York, NY 10002
Phone: 646-590-0684

Featured Dish: Unagi Katsu Sandwich (freshwater eel cutlet sandwich with Arima sansho pepper)

Sen Sakana

28 W 44th Street
New York, NY 10036
Phone: 212-221-9560

Featured Dish: TBA


328 Douglass Street
Brooklyn, NY 11217
Phone: 718-855-2620

Featured Dish: Bossam, Radish Muchim, Salted Shrimp Condiment


333 Henry Street
Brooklyn, NY 11201
Phone: 718-260-8052

Featured Dish: Saba Shio Koji (shio koji-marinated broiled mackerel)


37-12 31st Avenue
Long Island City, NY 11103
Phone: 929-328-2890

Featured Dish: TBA


151 Rivington Street
New York, NY 10002
Phone: 212-777-7253

Featured Dish: Ebi Shinjo with watercress


5 Bleecker Street
New York, NY 10012
Phone: 212-228-8502

Featured Dish: TBA


166 Dekalb Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11217
Phone: 347-223-4811

Featured Dish: Sake-steamed Mussels and Cockles

Little Tong Noodle Shop

177 1st Avenue
New York, NY 10003
Phone: 929-367-8664

Featured Dish: TBA

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