15 East

  • 15 East is a celebrated Japanese Restaurant in the heart of Union Square. Our mission is to carefully balance tradition with the contemporary, creating a relaxed New York dining experience. Using the very bast Japanese ingredients and techniques we hope to entice, delight and to showcase to New York the passion we have for Japanese cuisine and the city we live in. We hope you will join us in our journey

The Freshest, Seasonal Ingredients

  • We carefully select seasonal local products from the Union Square Green Market to create new dishes using Japanese traditional techniques and flavors. These ingredients will appear on our menu during their peak seasonality.

Seasonal Happenings at 15 East


    We are pleased to announce that we will be open on Sundays for dinner service.

    Featuring our Chef’s omakase as well as some very unique dishes from the kitchen, the menu has been curated to reflect traditional dishes from Japan.

    If you would like to make a reservation, please give us a call or reserve through OpenTable.

    *Sushi Bar reservations can only be made through the phone.


    IAN LEE-Sommelier recommends
    These three Sakes are known for there handcrafted style of Sake production. 

    Narutotai Junmai Yamamhai Genshu from Tokushima Prefecture, Shikoku
    – full, dry, earthy, higher alcohol (due to original Sake not diluted by Distilled water)

    Kaika Kazenoichirin Junmai Ginjo from Tochigi Prefecture just north of Tokyo.

    This is one of the tiniest Jizakes of Japan- light, dry, floral, elegant
    $90 in 500ml

    Urakasumi Zen Junmai Ginjo from Miyagi Prefecture.

    It translate as “Misty Bay”.- balanced, soft (from soft water), fruity

Contact Us


    15 East 15th Street
    Btwn Union Square West & 5th Ave
    New York, NY 10003
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    Tel: (212) 647-0015
    Fax: (212) 645-3098

    Directions (by Subway)

    Union Square / 14th Street
    Trains: N, Q, R, L, 4, 5, 6

    6th Avenue
    Trains: F, M

  • Hours of Operation

    Monday – Saturday:
    12:00pm – 1:45pm

    Monday – Friday:
    6:00pm – 10:30pm
    6:00pm – 11:00pm
    5:30pm – 9:00pm

    Please contact the restaurant with any questions regarding holiday hours.

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Need to get in touch?

Give us a call or send us a message, and a member of our team will contact you right away.

(212) 647-0015 office@15eastrestaurant.com