Jewel Bako, East Village, NYC

Jewel Bako, East Village, NYC

 

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Jewel Bako on Urbanspoon

 
Food: ☆☆☆☆

Service: ☆☆☆☆

Ambiance: ☆☆☆☆

Cost: $$$

Must try: Omakase Makimono, Omakase

 

Jewel Bako is an unlikely find in the corky East Village.

This stylish spot presents modernized versions of delectable sushi served by a really dapper crew who really know their stuff.

The design of the dining room is ultra cool. It is fashioned as a tunnel of bamboo that opens up to the sushi bar area (which is the desirable spot to be in).

The service was excellent as were the choices on the menu. I found the prices very reasonable for the kind of fare being served.

It’s no wonder that Jewel Bako has received a Michelin star for eight years in a row.

Here is some of what we ate:

 

Amuse Bouche

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Mushrooms En Papillote

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Trio of Tartares

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Makimono Omakase

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Omakase

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Mixed Sushi

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Japanese Snowcrab Sushi

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Spicy Tuna Rolls and Maguro Rolls 

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Tuna and Hamchi Rolls

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