47 East 12th Street, New York, NY 10003  map  |  212-228-6088
About & Menu
Hours & Location

Chefs Nick Kim and Jimmy Lau met in 2005 at Masa Columbus Circle the restaurant received numerous accolades including three Michelin stars and a four star review from the New York Times. Nearly a decade later Chefs Kim and Lau partnered on their first project.  Soon after that Chefs Kim and Lau announced their focused on their own restaurant, Shuko.  Shuko popped up in East Hampton during the summer and is now open full-time in Union Square.

Shuko offers daily tasting menus based on traditional Japanese flavors and techniques from the kitchen and sushi bar. Our menu reflects the best fish selections and seasonal ingredients sourced locally and internationally.


Sushi Omakase ($155)
Daily selections of sashimi and sushi based on freshness and seasonality

Sushi Omakase Beverage Pairing ($95)

Combination of wine & sake

Sushi Kaiseki ($195)
Multi-course menu celebrating seasonal ingredients through a progression of composed dishes and sushi tasting

Sushi Kaiseki Beverage Pairing ($150)

All encompassing pairing of wine, sake & spirits

Allergies & Dietary Restrictions

We unfortunately cannot accommodate vegan or vegetarian menus.  We will do our best to accommodate all other serious allergies and dietary restrictions. Any changes to the menu must be requested 24 hours in advance of your booking by emailing us at reservations@shukonyc.com


Monday - Saturday 5:30pm - 10:30pm
Closed Sundays


47 East 12th Street (between University and Broadway)
New York, NY 10003

Food & Wine
October 02, 2017 | Food & Wine Facebook
Feast Meets West | Episode 25: Shuko + Omakase
October 02, 2017 | Heritage Radio Network
Japan Eats | Episode 95: New Style Sushi: Balancing Tradition and Creativity
October 02, 2017 | Heritage Radio Network
Most Expensive Sushi in the US (That's Actually Worth It)
October 02, 2017 | Food & Wine
The 100 best restaurants in NYC
October 02, 2017 | Time Out New York
Shuko's $175 Kaiseki Tasting Menu in Photos
October 02, 2017 | Zagat
Making Sushi at Home is Way Easier Than You Think
September 19, 2017 | GQ
Watch: Shuko in NYC Puts Its Own Spin on the Japanese Kaiseki Tradition
September 18, 2017 | Eater
NYC Everyman Bill Murray Shares His Seafood Tower With Strangers
August 14, 2017 | Eater NY
What Is Myoga? The Gingery Herb Of Your Dreams
August 02, 2017 | Food Republic
The 38 Best Restaurants in New York City
July 11, 2017 | Eater NY
Restaurant Review: Shuko in the East Village
February 17, 2015 | New York Times
How to Navigate Shuko, New York's Most Exciting New Japanese Restaurant
February 07, 2015 | Eater NY
Restaurant Review: Shuko -- Grub Street
January 12, 2015 | Grub Street
Best Food in NYC: 27 Sushi Restaurants to Try
July 22, 2016 | Eater NY
47 E 12th St 10003
January 12, 2015 | Time Out New York
Nick Kim and Jimmy Lau's Petite Sushi Bar Shuko Will Open Thursday on 12th Street
November 06, 2014 | Eater NY
Looking Ahead: Shuko
November 04, 2014 | NY Times
Fresh Seafood with a Japanese Twist
August 05, 2014 | PureWow
News for Foodies: 07.17.14
July 24, 2014 |
Just Opened | Shuko Beach, East Hampton
July 22, 2014 | Find. Eat. Drink.
11 new eateries to try this summer in the Hamptons
July 05, 2014 | New York Post
Restaurant Openings Report: Week of June 23, 2014
July 01, 2014 | The Daily Meal
Looking Ahead: Shuko
June 10, 2014 | NY Times
Nick Kim and Jimmy Lau Plan Neta Follow-up Shuko
June 06, 2014 | Eater


For general information and press inquiries please contact info@shukonyc.com.