Yakitori Totto

Row 1

251 W 55th St (btwn Broadway & 8th Ave.)
New York, NY 10019
(212) 245-4555
$ $ $
Mon–Fri: 11:30 AM–Midnight Sat: 5:30 PM–1:00 AM Sun: 5:30 PM–11:00 PM

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  • many of the cooks from JG, Per Se, Le Bernadin and others in the area frequent this joint after work. There is a reason, the food is spot on.
  • Try the super traditional yakitoriits made the way it should be. The flavors are intense and you will walk out of there with a big smile on your face! -Candice Kumai, Top Chef
  • Order everything.
  • The short rib and asparagus wrapped in bacon are yummy.
  • Yakitori, I love you.
  • Beware! Policy says you need to order at least $20 PER person.
  • Rare poultry and grilled meat on stick never had it so good. An instant classic in Midtown: affordable, cool, and dependable. [Eater 38 Member]
  • Yakitori Shishito tsukune, a pimentinha verde recheada. Uma delcia! Boa carta de saqus.
  • Chicken Tail!
  • YUM! My fave yakitori were the Momo (chicken thigh) and Tsukune (chicken meatball). Also delicious are the Tako Wase (marinated octopus) and Mizore Gake (fried eggplant).
  • The mushroom and yam appetizer is so ridiculously flavorful
  • try the tasty weekday lunch deals without the crowds
  • Try the Pork Loin Skewer
  • Best yakatori joint. Come early to get the special ckcken pearls. Sells out by 6pm
  • Come to Yakitori Totto with great priced skewers for a clutch late night grab. Though be warned, late night activities might make it hard to walk up the long, steep flight of stairs.
  • The mochi ice cream is amazing!
  • Eric Ripert, chef of Le Bernardin, eats here on his nights off. He loves the Shishito yakitori.
  • THR says: Bourdain's Midtown Mecca - "Traditional, boutiwque, free-range chicken bites - old school... Just about everything is served on skewers and grilled over artisanally produced charcoal"
  • Ask for the soft knee bone as soon as you get there (nankotsu) as it always sells out fast. Delicious!
  • Try all of the yakitori it's bomb!! Right on point if u like grilled meats. The chicken karage was larger pieces thn expected was good. Soups good. Try the calpice here if your looking 4 soft drink