Is omakase at Nobu worth it?

The Nobu omakase is $125, which seems steep, but with somewhere around a dozen exciting and finely tuned dishes, you’re getting your money’s worth. If you’ve been to Nobu before and crave an adventurous, curious option, the omakase is a perfect choice.

What is sashimi omakase?

Omakase sushi is a “chef’s choice” course/tasting menu that usually consists of the best of what they have, as well as seasonal sushi and sashimi. Many of the fish in Japan is purchased from Tsukiji Market, arguably the most famous place for purchasing the freshest and most delicious seafood in Japan.

What is omakase at Nobu?

Omakase simply means that the dishes are chosen by the chef and there is no specific written set. The Nobu Signature Omakase focuses the more popular dishes at Nobu like their signature Black Cod in Miso, while the Chef’s Daily Omakase offers even more premium dishes and whatever the chef may think of.

Is Nobu worth the price?

I find it a perfect balance between price and value. Our bill usually comes in under $80, tip included. The average meal at Nobu Downtown costs $135 per person. I know that sounds incredibly expensive, but New York has some of the most expensive sushi prices in the country.

How do you ask for omakase?

It’s best to ask about taking pictures before taking them. Most chefs are really cool about you photographing them, or their sushi art work also known as an Omakase meal, but it’s polite to ask first, before being the obnoxious tourist.

Do you tip at omakase?

In Japan, the service fee is included, but not in the U.S. A standard 20% tip is acceptable. * Do make a special request. At Omakase Chef Yu always has some a la carte stuff, and on the weekend there is more available, such as dragonfish from Hokkaido, something he introduces that at the end of the meal.

Is Nobu omakase per person?

But on April 28, Nobu will host an “Ultimate Omakase” at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas for $1,000 per person. But this “Ultimate Omakase” is the first time where all these elements are combined in an extremely unique event.