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6063 Av Isla Verde, San Juan, Puerto Rico
787-791-8152
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Description: Considered San Juan's finest Oriental restaurant, featuring a sushi bar...
Considered San Juan's finest Oriental restaurant, featuring a sushi bar and an authentic teppan-yaki table. Each sushi presentation is a piece of art and pleases even the most discriminating palate. Offering a casual, yet elegant setting the restaurant is open for both lunch and dinner and is ideal for private parties for up to 30 people.
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  • 17
    Excellent
  • 21
    Very good
  • 15
    Average
  • 7
    Poor
  • 14
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Very solid sushi, terrible decor

Go for the fish. The place is huge and completely faceless. We ate there one evening around 7:30 and the place was almost completely deserted. Meant for good service but kind of spooky.

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 9, 2015
KenTheTraveler2014
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New York City, New York
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74 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Bethesda, MD
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

Fantastic food, wonderful show just delicious and the service was excellent. There is a great selection of sushi and the service is fast and it is all fresh and delicious. This is a must try

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New York City, New York
Senior Contributor
44 reviews 44 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

Go for the fish. The place is huge and completely faceless. We ate there one evening around 7:30 and the place was almost completely deserted. Meant for good service but kind of spooky.

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St. Thomas
Top Contributor
125 reviews 125 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

The restaurant is in the Hilton El San Juan. The chief was entertaining and the food was awesome. If you happen to be in San Juan this is a must to put on your "to do list".

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Aventura, Florida
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Tip added to the bill which I believe not a practice worthy of a supposed upscale establichment; tapan yaki chef performace sub-par; value to cost negative

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18 reviews 18 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

Okay so my review is in two parts.... My wife and I go out for dinner often and we are sashimi purists.... First its a japanese restaurant in a hotel in puerto rico....bad idea but it works. Yes the prices are strong but it is a good value...a great value...huge portions... The decor in the hotel is worth the visit...geeeeez... More 

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Sarasota, Florida
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58 reviews 58 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Very expensive food for a very low quality food.Stay away from this reataurant.I paid over $100 for a horrible food.They charge $5 for a glass of Coca Cola with no refill.Staff act like they dont care.I will never go back.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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101 reviews 101 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

What ever the menu says about the rolls, don't believe it. We ordered the special rolls and found that it was not made as described on the menu. When we asked about it, we were told that the chef makes it the way he wants to make it. If that's the case why the extra cost, since it was a... More 

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2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

I really loved the food. The salmon fillet and the fried rice were amazing, however the reason I only gave it a 3 was because the chef at the hibachi was not very interactive.

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Gilbert, Arizona
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

We can't comment on the food as we never got to order. We were there 07/19/14 and had reservation for a party of five at 8:30. We showed up and were seated promptly by the hostess. She sat us at the Hibachi section. We were there for sushi only. This is when things went bad. The waitress came over and... More 

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Louisville
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014 via mobile

We went here on our last day and it was the worst meal of the entire trip it had no taste very expensive and my husband got very sick after. If the food was good I would be fine with the bill but it was horrible the waitress was nice but the man making the sushi was not and was... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 6063 Av Isla Verde, San Juan, Puerto Rico
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Puerto Rico  >  San Juan
  • Phone Number: 787-791-8152

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20 - 50
  • Cuisine: Japanese, Sushi

Description

Considered San Juan's finest Oriental restaurant, featuring a sushi bar and an authentic teppan-yaki table. Each sushi presentation is a piece of art and pleases even the most discriminating palate. Offering a casual, yet elegant setting the restaurant is open for both lunch and dinner and is ideal for private parties for up to 30 people.

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