Lucky Cat

Lucky Cat

232 E 53rd St, New York, NY 10022
The restaurant is run by chef/partner Koji KAGAWA, with the concept of “Izakaya”, a sort of informal gastropub for Japanese. Here food is a very authentic feel to it, served in a tapas style.
Appetizers
  1. $5.00
    Edamame
    Soy bean.
  2. $6.00
    Spicy Edamame
    Soy bean with shio sesame oil. Spicy.
  3. $5.00
    Shio Cabbage
    Cabbage and konbu with shio sesame oil.
  4. $6.00
    Tako Wasabi
    Octopus wasabi.
  5. $8.00
    Tori Kara Age
    Japanese fried chicken.
  6. $7.00
    Ikageso
    Deep fried calamari legs.
  7. $8.00
    Ebi Shumai
    Steamed shrimp dumpling.
  8. $8.00
    Gyoza
    Pan fried pork dumpling.
  9. $6.00
    Age Takoyaki
    Octopus balls.
  10. $5.00
    Kimchi
    Spicy napa cabbage.
  11. $11.00
    Buta Kimchi
    Pork belly, boiled egg, kimchi, and scallion.
  12. $9.00
    Sui Gyoza
    Garlic Chip, Pork, Garlic, Chive, Spicy Oil
  13. $11.00
    Okonomiyaki
    Japanese pancake with pork and egg
  14. $11.00
    Kimchi Tofu
    Spicy Napa Cabbage, Poached Egg, Garlic, Chive
  15. $6.00
    Oshinko
    Japanese Pickled Vegetables
  16. $5.00
    Umami Cucumber
    Spicy Cucumber
  17. $8.00
    Chikuwa
    Deep fried fish cakes.
  18. $13.00
    Mentaiko Pasta
    Spicy cod roe pasta w' bacon
  19. $8.00
    NAGOTA TABA WING
    Japanese spicy deep fried chicken wing
Salads
  1. $7.00
    Seaweed Salad
    Seaweed and Hijiki.
  2. $8.00
    Brussels Sprouts Salad
    Crispy Brussels sprouts with sweet soy and balsamic.
  3. $10.00
    Tuna Avo Salad
    Tuna and avocado with sesame dressing.
  4. $6.00
    Green Salad
    Mixed green salad with tomatoes and corn
  5. $10.00
    Salmon Avo Salad
    Salmon w/ avocado and sesame dressing
  6. $7.00
    Crispy Kale
    Parmesan Cheese, Sweet Soy
Sushi Rolls & Sashimi
  1. $8.00
    Tuna Roll
    Tuna, Dried seaweed and sesame seed.
  2. $8.00
    Spicy Tuna Roll
    Tuna mixed with spicy mayo, Spicy chili powder, Scallion, Dried seaweed and sesame seed.
  3. $9.00
    Salmon Avocado Roll
    Salmon, Avocado, Dried seaweed and sesame seed.
  4. $8.00
    Shrimp Tempura Roll
    Shrimp tempura, Spicy Mayo, Eel sauce, Dried seaweed and sesame seed.
  5. $7.00
    Cucumber Roll
    Cucumber, Dried seaweed and sesame seed.
  6. $7.00
    Avocado Roll
    Avocado, Dried seaweed and sesame seed.
  7. $15.00
    Crispy Rice with Tuna
    Crispy Rice, Tuna, Spicy Garlic Oil, Sesame seed.
  8. $10.00
    Kani Shrimp Tempura Roll
    Kani, Shrimp tempura, Spicy Mayo, Eel sauce, Dried seaweed and sesame seed.
  9. $15.00
    Crispy Rice with Salmon
    Crispy Rice, Salmon, Spicy Garlic Oil, Truffle Oil, Sesame seed.
  10. $10.00
    Salmon Tiradito
    Salmon Tiradito with Sesame Cream Sauce
  11. $13.00
    Scallop Tiradito
    Scallop Tiradito with Ponzu Truffle Oil
  12. $12.00
    Yellowtail Jalapeno
    Yellowtail Jalapeno with Shiso leaf Sauce
  13. $12.00
    Tuna Tataki
    Seared Tuna with Garlic Soy
  14. $3.00
    Miso Soup
    Tofu, Scallion, Wakame
  15. $15.00
    I LOVE NEW YORK
    Salomon ,avocado,tempura flakes and Tuna slice on top with poke sauce
  16. $15.00
    MIDTOWN EAST
    Shrimp tempura ,avocado ,seared yellowtail top with eel sauce , kochijan sauce and jalapeno
  17. $15.00
    AVOCADO FACE MASK
    Eel ,cucumber, avocado slice on top with eel sauce
  18. $15.00
    Futamaki
    Tuna, shrimp, masago, cucumber, tamago, takuwan, yamagobo, shibazuke
Robata
  1. $13.00
    Set A
    Pork belly, Meatball, Scallion, Gizzard, Thigh, Skin
  2. $19.00
    Set B
    Salmon, Scallop, Shrimp, Corn, Tomatoes, Eggplant, Scallion
  3. $18.00
    Set C
    Asparagus Bacon, Pork belly, Pork cheek, Short ribs, Meatball, Scallion, Onion
  4. $2.50
    Skin
    Chicken Skin
  5. $2.50
    Thigh
    Chicken Thigh
  6. $2.50
    Gizzard
    Chicken Gizzard
  7. $2.50
    Heart
    Chicken Heart
  8. $3.50
    Meatball
    Chicken Meatball
  9. $2.50
    Liver
    Chicken Liver
  10. $5.00
    Short Ribs
    Beef short ribs
  11. $3.00
  12. $4.50
  13. $3.50
  14. $2.50
  15. $2.00
Donburi
  1. $12.00
    Spicy Tuna Don
    Spicy tuna, scallion, sesame, alfalfa and spicy garlic oil.
  2. $11.00
    Chashu Don
    Braised pork , rice with special sauce and scallion on top
  3. $11.00
    Chahan
    Fried rice with pork , egg , scallion and red ginger
  4. $13.00
    Ebi Chahan
    Fried rice with shrimp , egg and red ginger .
  5. $12.00
    Jalapeno Chahan
    Fried rice with pork, jalapeno, egg and red ginger.
  6. $12.00
    Sukitama Don
    Beef, onion, boiled egg with special sauce snd scallion on top
  7. $12.00
    Pork Katsu Curry
    Fried pork cutlet with curry rice.
  8. $12.00
    Kara Age Curry
    Japanese fried chicken with curry rice.
  9. $10.00
    Japanese Curry
    Carrot, potato, pork, curry and rice.
  10. $20.00
    Special Unagi Don
    Unagi Sauce, Tamago, Japanese Pickled
Ramen
  1. $15.00
    Lucky Cat Ramen
    Chashu pork, scallion, boiled egg, kikurage, spinach, menma, spicy miso and chili oil, in a spicy pork broth. Spicy.
  2. $14.00
    Tonkotsu Shoyu Ramen
    Chashu pork, scallion, boiled egg, kikurage and menma, in pork broth.
  3. $13.00
    Shoyu Ramen
    Chashu pork, scallion, boiled egg, menma and spinach in chicken broth.
  4. $14.00
    Nagoya Ramen
    Minced pork, bean sprouts, Chinese leek, scallion and chili pepper in chicken broth. Spicy.
  5. $14.00
    Spicy Miso Ramen
    Chashu pork, scallion, corn, bean sprouts and fire ball, in chicken broth. Spicy.
  6. $13.00
    Yuzu Shio Ramen
    Chashu pork, scallion, boiled egg, spinach, yuzu skin and yuzu powder in chicken broth.
  7. $13.00
    Yasai Ramen
    Corn, cabbage, cauliflower, broccoli, napa cabbage, spinach and carrots in vegetable broth. Vegetarian.
  8. $13.00
    Chicken Ramen
    Chicken meatballs, poached egg, menma, spinach and black pepper in chicken broth.
  9. $14.00
    Sura Tanmen Ramen
    Pork, menma, scallion and kikurake mixed with egg in chicken sour broth.
  10. $16.00
    Negasaki Champon Ramen
    Pork belly, squid, shrimp, carrot, scallion, onion , napa cabbage and heavy milk in pork broth.
  11. $15.00
    Sukiyaki
    Beef with onion, Poached Egg, Scallion
  12. $14.00
    HIYACHI CHUKA ( cool noodles)
    chashu pork, kikurage, menma, corn, cucumber, red ginger, egg, tomatoes, nori with special sauce
Wok Noodle
  1. $13.00
    Yakisoba
    Pork belly sliced , napa ,carrot ,bean sprouts , cabbage, scallion , red ginger and bonito flake
  2. $14.00
    Ebi Yakisoba
    Shrimp, napa ,carrot ,bean sprouts , cabbage, scallion , red ginger and bonito flake
  3. $13.00
    Vegetable Yakisoba
    Cabbage, napa, broccoli ,carrot ,bean sprouts , scallion and red ginger
Japanese snacks and desserts
  1. $3.50
    KOIKEYA POLINKY MENTAI COD ROE
    Japanese potato chips, mental cod roe flavor
  2. $3.50
    CALBEE HOT AND SPICY
    Japanese potato chips, hot and spicy flavor
  3. $3.25
    GLICO POCKY CHOCOLATE
    Chocolate cream covered biscuit sticks
  4. $3.50
    CALBEE PIZZA
    Japanese potato chips, pizza&cheese flavor
Special Chiritori Nabe
  1. $44.00
    SHIRONEKO ORIGINAL 2 ORDERS
    our signature 14 hours Pork Broth & Chicken Broth Pork Belly , Cabbage , Beansprout , Napa , Chives , Scallion , Spicy Miso , Sesame
  2. $50.00
    AKANEKO SPICY 2 ORDERS
    Our signature 14 hours Pork Broth & Chicken Broth Pork Belly , Minced Pork , Motsu , Cabbage , Beansprout , Napa , Chives , Scallion , Spicy Miso , Sesame
  3. $48.00
    MANEKINEKO MOTSU 2 ORDERS
    Our signature 14 hours Pork Broth & Chicken Broth Pork Belly , Motso , Cabbage , Beansprout , Napa , Chives , Scallion , Spicy Miso , Sesame
  4. $54.00
    BUTANEKO 2 ORDERS
    Our signature 14 hours Pork Broth & Chicken Broth Pork Belly , Pork feet , Motsu , Cabbage , Beansprout , Napa , Chives , Scallion , Spicy Miso , Sesame , Gyoza skin , Goji Berry , Dried Beet .
Tacos
  1. $10.00
    Spicy Tuna Tacos (2PC)
    Scallion, Garlic oil, Spicy tuna mixed with spicy mayo and shichimi pepper
  2. $10.00
    Salmon Avocado Tacos (2PC)
    Salmon with mustard soy sauce, Avocado
Beverages
  1. $3.00
    Ramune Original
    Japanese soda
  2. $3.00
    Ramune Strawberry
    Japanese soda strawberry flavor.
  3. $2.00
    Soda
    Coke, Diet Coke, Seltzer Water, Ginger Ale, Spritz
  4. $2.00
  5. $4.00
    Oolong Tea
    Unsweeten
  6. $4.00
    Jasmine Tea
    Unsweeten
  7. $4.00
    Oi Cha Green Tea
    Unsweeten green tea
  8. $4.00
    Calpico sada
    CALPICO Soda is sweet, tangy and refreshing!
Alcoholic Drinks (Must be 21 to Purchase)
  1. $10.00
    Lucky Cat Beer 330 ml
    A bottle. Must be 21 to purchase.
  2. $7.00
    12 fl. oz. Asahi Bottle Beer
    Must be 21 to purchase.
  3. $15.00
    250 ml. Hana Awaka Sparkling Sake
    Must be 21 to purchase. Refreshing, fizzy, low-alcohol sake.
  4. $15.00
    250 ml. Yuzu Hana Awaka Sparkling Sake
    Must be 21 to purchase. Wonderfully balanced yuzu, citrus flavor. Refreshingly delicious and mildly sweet.
  5. $15.00
    250 ml. Peach Hana Awaka Sparkling Sake
    Must be 21 to purchase. Bellini-like taste.
  6. $20.00
    375 ml. Ozeki Nigori Sake
    Must be 21 to purchase. Junmai unfiltered sake that look like milky and mildly sweet tasting.
  7. $26.00
    300 ml. Matcha Junmai Sake
    Must be 21 to purchase. The taste smooth with a hint of matcha bitterness and sweetness from sake.
  8. $26.00
    300 ml. Yuzu Junmai Sake
    Must be 21 to purchase. Sweet and citrusy junmai blend made with yuzu.
  9. $30.00
    Choya Plum Sake 500 ml.
    Must be 21 to purchase. Sweet and taste of ume fruit with notes of almond from the umi pit.
  10. $26.00
    300 ml. Dassai 50
    Must be 21 to purchase. Junmai daiginjo - light body. Delicious sake to experts and consumers in Japan and overseas.
  11. $18.00
    300 ml. Mio Sparkling Sake
    Must be 21 to purchase. Lively and delicately fruity.
  12. $10.00
    633 ml. Orion Beer Bottle
    Must be 21 to purchase. Premium draft beer from okinawa Japan.
  13. $65.00
    720 ml. Nanbu Bijin Shinpaku
    Must be 21 to purchase. Junmai daiginjo-semi sweet,fragrant made from 100% Yamada Nishiki rice.
  14. $55.00
    720 ml. Jozen Mizunogotoshi
    Must be 21 to purchase. Very dry sake. Refreshing fruity aroma harmonized with rice grain and white chocolate.
  15. $60.00
    720 ml. Otokoyama
    Must be 21 to purchase. Tokubetsu Junmai-dry. Quiet grain-like aroma with hint of fruity nose. Refreshing lightness with vivid acidity.
  16. $60.00
    720 ml. Harushika
    Must be 21 to purchase. Extra dry sake with fresh new green leaves aroma and a hint of jasmine flower.
  17. $55.00
    720 ml. Denshin Yuki Junmai Ginjo
    Must be 21 to purchase. Junmai Ginjo Dry, Fragrant and refreshing taste.
  18. $55.00
    720 ml. Ryujin Kakushi Gingo
    Must be 21 to purchase. Ginjo-light body. Fresh and fruit-forward with a plush, cream-like mouthfeel.
  19. $6.00
    Orion Beer Can
    Must be 21 to purchase. Premium draft beer from Okinawa Japan.
  20. $13.00
    300 ml. Yuzutini Cocktail
    Must be 21 to purchase. Vodka, yuzu juice, triple sec, lime juice.
  21. $13.00
    300 ml. Mikimoto Cocktail
    Must be 21 to purchase. Lichiko shochu, triple sec, lychee juice, lime juice.
  22. $10.00
    300 ml. Oolong Chuhai
    Must be 21 to purchase. Shochu-based mixed with oolong tea.
  23. $10.00
    300 ml. Fresh Chuhai
    Must be 21 to purchase. Shochu-based mixed with fresh lemon or fresh grapefruit.
  24. $5.00
    Sapporo Beer Can
    Must be 21 to purchase. Sapporo is the oldest brand of beer in Japan, founded in 1876. The legend of our beer began with the adventurous spirit of Seibei Nakagawa
Lunch Special Set
  1. $13.00
    Salmon Teriyaki Set Lunch
    Deep fried salmon with teriyaki sauce, rice, and french fries.
  2. $13.00
    Beef Stamina Set Lunch
    Slow-cooked beef with onion in soy sauce, kara age and rice.
  3. $13.00
    Chicken Curry Set Lunch
    Japanese fried chicken with curry, rice and green salad.