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Inside Tempura Matsui, a Serene Temple to Fried Foods on East 39th Street

Take a look around NYC's first tempura omakase restaurant.

Here is a glimpse at the stylish Tempura Matsui, the latest restaurant from America Ootoya, the US branch of a Japanese restaurant company that also runs Ootoya here in NYC and more than 300 restaurants in Japan. Tempura Matsui serves a $200 per head tempura omakase menu crafted by fry master Masao Matsui, a veteran chef/owner of several tempura restaurant in Tokyo, Japan. The main dining room has 19 seats split between a sit down bar and booth seating. The space also has a small dining room available for private bookings, plus a small bar offering beer, sake, and wine. Tempura Matsui offers two nightly seatings in the main dining room, which are available via OpenTable.

Tempura Matsui

222 East 39th Street, Manhattan, NY 10016 (212) 986-8885 Visit Website