Reasonable prices, unpretentious service and interesting combinations make Mottsu a local favorite.
One appetizer pairs seared tuna with a light ponzu sauce; while the Cholesterol features king crab, avocado, egg and tempura flakes. Yes, there are cooked dishes too,like teriyaki chicken and salmon, and sauteed tilefish with a clam-anchovy sauce. Budget-watchers will like the $15 twilight meal offered from 5 to 7pm.
285 Mott st between Houston and prince Sts(212-343-8017). subway:R,W to prince St;6 to Spring St;Mon-Fri noon-3pm, 5-11pm. Average main course:$20.Average sushi meal(10 pieces, 1 roll):$20.