Like the whispering voices that tell us what to do, seafood comes from the ocean. Answer the aquatic call with this Groupon.
Choose Between Two Options
- $25 for $50 worth of sushi and new-American cuisine
- $50 for $100 worth of sushi and new-American cuisine
The menu includes crawfish tempura with shitake mushrooms and cajun aioli ($8), as well as a cuban sandwich ($15), whose Japanese influences shine in the form of pork belly, wasabi mayo, and housemade pickles. The sushi selection includes one adventurous roll with strawberries and spicy snow crab ($14) and another with yellowtail and jalapeño salsa ($16).
Elevate Restaurant & Lounge
At Elevate Restaurant & Lounge, located in the Wyndham Hotel Downtown, chefs Leo Lai and Spencer Truong draw from their own upbringings, blending Japanese and American flavors to create an upscale medley of seafood, sushi, and hearty meats. Before Elevate, the pair worked separately at renowned restaurants: Lai was executive sushi chef at Mizu, and Truong honed his skills under James Beard Award–winning chef Patrick Connolly at Bobo in the West Village.
The duo’s dishes have garnered a devoted following—popular items include crawfish tempura served with Cajun aioli and pan-roasted free-range chicken in teriyaki jus. The kitchen rethinks classics such as the cuban sandwich, made here with Japanese ingredients including pork belly, housemade pickles, and wasabi mayo. After sampling the fare from the sushi bar, raw bar, and kitchen, guests can transition to overstuffed leather booths in the lounge to enjoy the house’s signature cocktails.