Yakitori Taisho

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5 Saint Marks Pl (btwn 2nd & 3rd Ave)
New York, NY 10003
(212) 673-1300
Japanese, Sake Bar
$ $
Mon–Wed, Sun: 6:00 PM–2:00 AM Thu–Sat: 6:00 PM–4:00 AM

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  • Chicken skin, chicken meatballs, pork, and the chicken gizzard. Tasty! Love this little place with all its offerings!
  • They have the best fried octopus balls - it's breaded in rice flour and fried and finished with BBQ sauce and some sort of mayo and then topped with bonito flakes. -Ed Cotton, Top Chef
  • The grilled chicken skin yakitori (ask for extra crispy) is awesome. Pair it with an ice cold beer. Yum.
  • chicken skin. no regrets
  • Get the rock shrimp. But it takes a while for them to finish their set.
  • Try their signature taisho don paired with a frozen calpico to keep cool!
  • Delicious okonomiyaki & takoyaki - brings me back to Osaka/Kansai days...food I miss!
  • Get the chicken meatball yakitori. For seriously.
  • This is what drunk night snack bliss looks like. Order skewers of hot, crackly chicken skin ($1.25), velvety beef tongue ($2.50) and wash it all down with more Japanese beer on tap.
  • Supa Tuna Don and Mentai Fries all day every day. best food in the city. and that's a period.
  • The queuing system at this place is utterly an operational disaster on Friday nights.
  • Super Japanese yakitori (skewers) place. -Francine, The Real L Word
  • Sorry Folks but Oi Taisho two doors down is the better yakitori place. This place is good but not on par.
  • Asparagus wrapped in beacon and pork ramen soup is the ultimAte combo!!
  • french fries and beer.
  • Come on a Monday night to avoid the crowds.
  • I love eating at this place...a piece of Tokyo send to NYC =]
  • love the chicken skin skewer
  • This place rocks! The Yotsumi and Tsukune yakitori are fantastic. Have a plain Yaki Onigiri (grilled rice ball) and small salad with your skewers.