That’s a lot of clams.
An Upper West Side sushi bar that already has a reputation for being among the most expensive restaurants in the country will soon charge more than $1,000 per meal.
Beginning in April, a value “experience” at a bar seat at Masa will increase by $150 to $950, according to the Columbus Circle mainstay reservation page. After tax, that’s $1,034 per customer – not including alcohol.
The pricey meal at the restaurant’s “carefully designed sushi counter” consists of six appetizers, including the restaurant’s signature Ohmi Beef Tataki, and 15 to 17 sushi pieces, depending on seasonality and the celebrity chef’s “ever-changing inspiration.” Masa Takayama.
Table reservations will also skyrocket in April – from $650 to $750.
Masa, one of five restaurants in New York City with three Michelin stars, is now the only “high-end” US restaurant where dinner for one charges $1,000 before drinks. according to eater.
Sales reps have not returned any news about the new prices.
Takayama’s price hike is the latest in a string of price hikes across the Big Apple’s Japanese high-end food scene, Eater reported.
Soaring food and supply chain costs — coupled with demand from foodies — have pushed up the price of a luxurious sushi dinner $400 per person range in at least seven restaurants in Manhattan.
https://nypost.com/2022/03/12/manhattan-sushi-bar-masa-charging-1000-a-meal/ Manhattan sushi bar Masa charges $1,000 per meal