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Calle Seminario #57 | Ensanche Piantini, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
+1 809-565-1621
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Today
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
6:30 pm - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tue - Fri 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
6:30 pm - 12:00 am
Sat 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 45
    Excellent
  • 23
    Very good
  • 3
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Mmm... Good flavors

I went with a small group of friends and we shared several sushi rolls. Everything we tried was good. We asked if they could make a spicy salmon roll instead of tuna and it was no problem at all even though it was not an option on the menu. Tasted super fresh

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 27, 2015
gadnerb
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Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
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Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
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15 reviews 15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015 NEW

I went with a small group of friends and we shared several sushi rolls. Everything we tried was good. We asked if they could make a spicy salmon roll instead of tuna and it was no problem at all even though it was not an option on the menu. Tasted super fresh

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Caracas, Venezuela
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8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

Best Japanese restaurant in Town! We had fresh sashimis and nigiris for 8! Great presentation, service vas amazing very helpful in all our requests!

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65 reviews 65 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

I had dinner with my wife and daughter. Food was good and the service is ok. For a restaurant in Santo Domingo preparing sea food with Japanese style, it is good and the price is ok. So far this is the best Japanese restaurant that I visited in Santo Domingo

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14 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014 via mobile

Great place, good service, great food, high price. Will go back any time... oh yeah! If you are into fine japanese food, this is the place to go. I'll recomend it any time. Most important, if you are having sushi, you can count it will be fresh sea food! But it has a bit of a high price, really don't... More 

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Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
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49 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

The Samurai is one the best Japanese Food in Santo Domingo, but you have to pay the price. Really is more expensive than regular Japanese food in the DR. But is worthy. I tried a couple of rolls, Katta and Rusty, and Shrimp Tempura. They serve good Sake, and the courtesy of the server, and the ambiance, make a good... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

I just had some of the best food i had ever tried, salmon al pistaccio I do recomend this place, service was excelent, food excelent, everything excelent

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

I always go for my anniversary, birthday, valentines day and any other chance I get! I love it! My favorite restaurant. Best quality fish and meat in Dominican Republic. The salmon is to die for!(any salmon plate) The sashimi Guatapaná con Coco!! The sake! Green tea tiramisu!! It's not cheap but neither is the quality so it's definitely worth it!!

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Santo Domingo Province, Dominican Republic
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

I'm Japanese. If this restaurant is in Japan, nobody goes. They use dried noodle for soba. Miso soup is tepid. It was a terrible Japanese restaurant. But there's many Dominicans. Because they don't know true Japanese food. Maybe it's difficult to find Japanese there. We know that Samurai is just expensive.

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Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

Great for family time, couples, friends and business meetings. Food is extremely good and the service is good also. Drink are delicious and desserts to die for! A MUST if you're in Santo Domingo looking for a great place to be with great food and service.

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Santo Domingo, Distrito Nacional, Dominican Republic
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

Gyosas, miso soup, spicy tuna tempura roll, green tea tiramisu, and "conegito"... just to name a few must-try's. The image forms in your mind. Delicious, healthy... not just sushi, it's all japanese food with remarkably deep flavours!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Calle Seminario #57 | Ensanche Piantini, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Dominican Republic  >  Santo Domingo Province  >  Santo Domingo
  • Phone Number: +1 809-565-1621

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20 - 25
  • Cuisine: Japanese
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
6:30 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
6:30 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
6:30 pm - 12:00 am
Friday
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
6:30 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?