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Jiutepec, Cuernavaca, Mexico
+52 (7) 353055
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Ranked #52 of 155 Restaurants in Cuernavaca
Cuisines: Japanese
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Late Night
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Late Night
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Mexico City, Mexico
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

I didn't like anything at all from this restaurant. I'm a japanese food lover and I've had the luck to eat great japanese food prepared by expert hands, but this place is a real insult to japanese restaurants. They just throw diced vegetables with meat to a pan (I doubt they even use a wok) put some soy sauce on... More 

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San Diego, California
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152 reviews 152 reviews
123 restaurant reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

This place used to be fantastic. To be fair, the appetizers and desserts were quite good actually. The rest of the food was barely eatable and served cold. The service was tremendously slow. The waiters were friendly but very forgetful and disorganized. We went for dinner and had an awful night; one of my friends and I got very sick.... More 

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Cambridge, Massachusetts
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32 reviews 32 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014

Probably the best recognized hotel in town, settled in a former Barbara Hutton's mansion surrounded by green areas. Feels like you traveled to Japan in a second. Just beautiful

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2013 via mobile

The quality of the food is decent, not bad but nothing to write home about. However the service is painfully slow, some of us were on our second course while others were still waiting on their first one. Some dishes were cold and didn't arrive when expected (eg. My soup got to the table AFTER my main course). All of... More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2013 via mobile

We had a lunch and a dinner at the place. The location is great, the service excellent, the selection and quality of the dishes is very good. Both experiences were awesome. I was most impressed by the very reasonably priced sake selection.

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Mexico City, Mexico
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51 reviews 51 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2013

This place was adapted from a private residence into a hotel. Its main restaurant is Sumiya, and it is one of the best restaurants I’ve ever been at. The building is a traditional Japanese construction, surrounded by breath-taking gardens, the food is delicious, and the service is outstanding. This is a MUST while at Cuernavaca, and I think that’s all... More 

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Cuernavaca, Mexico
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46 reviews 46 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2013

If you visit Sumiya during the day, prepare yourself for a quick visit to Tokyo, Japan. Sumiya is an enchanting Japanese Palace with lush gardens, ponds,, creeks and fountains. In the morning you can choose from having breakfast at the Buffet or at the Brunch area. I recomend the second option. Inside a Japanese house with great views of the... More 

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64 reviews 64 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2012

We had lunch in the Sumiya restaurant. I think it is fair to say that it is not good value for money. We paid a bill of $130 US dollars for four people and didn't even have wine, every dinner had only one course and only one of us ordered a sweet. We were not particularly full at the end... More 

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Boynton Beach, Florida
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142 reviews 142 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2012

Our family took us to Sumiya for a most elegant and delicious breakfast buffet. After eating we strolled the grounds and we were captivated by the beauty of this place. We also took a tour of the Kubuki Theater and were amazed at how detailed and perfect everything seemed, not to mention the serene meditation garden. I enjoyed every second... More 

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Mexico City, Mexico
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2011

The restaurant is inside the Sumiya hotel, it's tricky to get there but the food and the atmosphere is incredible. The Sumiya hotel itself is a beautiful piece out of a samurai movie, there is an incredible calm all around it.

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Address: Jiutepec, Cuernavaca, Mexico
Phone Number: +52 (7) 353055
Location: Mexico  >  Central Mexico and Gulf Coast  >  Morelos  >  Cuernavaca
Cuisine: Japanese

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