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Unagi Kabayaki

Specially flown in from Kagoshima, Japan, our Unagi Eel is brushed with our secret sauce, slowly grilled to lock in flavor, then steamed in a Seiro Box with Premium Yukitsubaki Rice

Served with Unagi Jiru (Soup), Arima Sansho Pepper, Takuwan Daikon Pickles from Miyazaki

Limited Quantity

Kaisen Handroll Sushi Set

Early Bird Special

Mon - Fri: Until 7:30PM
Sat & Sun: Until 7PM

5 kinds of kaisen bowl for you to choose from.

Kaisen Assorted, Salmon Ikura, Seared Hamachi, Ikura, Negitoro

Late Night Happy Hour

$5 Spotlight Sake
&
$4 Draft Beer

Handmade Gyoza, Karaage Salsa, Miso Veggie Chilled Ramen

Fridays & Saturdays
10:00PM to 11:00PM

$4 Asahi Draft Beer
$5 Spotlight Sake

Mon - Thurs:
until 7:30PM

Sat & Sun:
until 7:00PM

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Sakagura East Village

As a pioneer izakaya established in 1996, we have placed importance in passing on the story and passion of toji sake brewers to our myriad patrons. In our new location, we continue the same tradition while highlighting premium ingredients in our menu, which also emphasizes delicious pairings with exciting sakes. Our Taste of Japan series explores prefectures in Japan and the unique regional cuisines through the lens of sake, rice and miso. Whether you choose to explore our menu highlights through the omakase, or through the a la carte menu, our food will be sure to wow you.

 

Phone

212-979-9678

Location

231 E 9th St.
New York, NY 10003

Hours

Mon–Thu: 5:30pm–10:30pm

Fri: 5:30pm–11:00pm

Sat: 5:00pm–11:00pm

Sun: 5:00pm–10:00pm

Recent PRESS

The Wall Street Journal
Move over KFC. These days, New Yorkers are increasingly seeking out fried chicken done with an Asian flair.

About the Chef

 
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Sakagura East Village Executive Chef Masaru Kajihara focuses on regional washoku of various Japanese prefectures in the Taste of Japan Series, and he deeply cares about promoting Japanese food culture in New York City through the lens of sake, rice and miso.

Over the past two decades, Masaru Kajihara has honed his skills as a Japanese chef and has demonstrated his expertise in Japanese cuisine at various establishments across New York City, including a Michelin Star restaurant.

As the current executive chef at Sakagura East Village, Kajihara has created a menu that explores ingredients across various Japanese prefectures. In November 2018, Kajihara had the honor of representing Japan at a cross-national culinary event with both the Italian and Japanese embassies.

“National Governments Are Developing New Creative Programs To Promote Their Rich Food Culture”
FORBES


Reservations

 
 

Private Room

Number of Guests Seated: Up to 6



*FOR PARTIES OF 7+ OR FOR RESERVATIONS FOR OUR PRIVATE ROOMS, PLEASE REACH OUT TO THE RESTAURANT DIRECTLY AT (212) 979-9678 OR RESERVATIONS@SAKAGURAEASTVILLAGE.COM

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UPCOMING EVENTS

 
 

Past Events


Interested in having your next event at Sakagura?

Contact us at EVENTS@sakagura.com, we'd love to host your next work event, celebration, or even collaborate with your sake/brand for a great experience.

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Sakagura East Village
231 E 9th St.
New York, NY 10003
212-979-9678

HOURS
Mon–Thu: 5:30pm–10:30pm
Fri: 5:30pm–11:00pm
Sat: 5:00pm–11:00pm
Sun: 5:00pm–10:00pm