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546 LaGuardia Place New York NY 10012 us



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Open: Seven Days A Week

Lunch: Monday- Friday

12 pm- 3 pm

Dinner: Monday-Thursday

5:30 pm - 10:30 pm

Friday & Saturday

5:30 pm - 11 pm


5:30 pm - 10 pm

Lunch: Cash only

​Dinner: Cash, Visa, MC, AmEx

No reservations

In the '80s, when downtown NYC was gritty and wild and full of opportunities, Japanese expats Takashi Sando and Mamoru Tsunoda met while working at a sushi restaurant on Waverly Place.  Both Takashi and Mamoru had worked at restaurants back home in Osaka, and were excited to introduce Japanese food to an American audience.

With a third partner, Kenji Tomita, they opened Marumi on LaGuardia Place in 1991, in the heart of the NYU campus.  Serving delicious, affordable, home-style Japanese food, Marumi quickly became a local fixture with a loyal clientele.  Over the last 20-plus years, Marumi's owners have watched their customer's kids (as well as their own) grow up and move away; even as the neighborhood changes and evolves, Marumi remains a Village favorite.

These days, Japanese food is so common that sushi rolls are available at the corner bodega-so Takashi and Mamoru decided it was time to shake things up at the restaurant.  After extensive renovations, Marumi relaunched in the fall of 2014 with a revamped menu.  With an emphasis on fresh ingredients and traditional recipes, new additions to the menu include a large selection of udon and soba soups and seasonal specials.

Marumi is pleased to offer authentic, creative Japanese dishes at a reasonable price.  We look forward to many more years of serving the downtown community.

Thank you for your support!