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El Japonez

Juan Salvador Agraz #37, Mexico City 05109, Mexico
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Ranked #225 of 1,662 restaurants in Mexico City
Price range: $15 - $20
Cuisines: Japanese
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Good for: Romance, Doing business, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Dining
Description: About El JaponezIn 2003, El Japonez is born with the purpose of creating a moden concept of Japanese Cuisine, which combined excelent quality in its ingredients and great service for a affordable price.In Japonez, we select the most fresh ingredients daily from a selection of markets, we then give this fresh ingredients to our experts chefs to create unique signature dishes, for which we are well known for.AtmosphereAll of us which form El Japonez are aware and convinced that every visit to our restaurant is unique.part of our pride is our atmosphere, where architecture,lighting, music, our spectacular teppanyaki tables come along in armony to create a completely innovative experience.in El Japonez we are part and witness of unique and important moments of our clients life, like the creation of new buisness, romances,parties or just unforgettable moments with friends and familly; That's why we don't just offer a unique atmosphere, buy memories that will last forever.KON-NICHIWA!
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67% Recommend
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English first
Santa Ana, California
17 reviews 17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2014

This is my third time in Mexico City, after a while you want something a little different. I was craving some Japanese food. One thing I have noticed at the three restaurants is that Japanese restaurants at least in the places I have been to use regular rice which in my opinion changes the texture and taste of sushi rolls... More

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Bogota, Colombia
3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2014

One of the best restaurants in Mexico City. Camaron Roca and Robalo Roca with the chipotle sauce, and the rib eye tacos are always a personal favorite. The great atmosphere in the terrace plus the vodka martinis makes El Japonez a must visit while being in the Polanco area.

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Mexico City
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278 reviews 278 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
139 helpful votes 139 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2013

This is a very trendy place. The green wall of plants is really nice. There are a lot of options in the menu. Lots of sushi, mango sushi, strawberry sushi, spicy sushi... There are some good starters. We could not make it for a dessert as we ate so much! Everything was delicious. Prices are fair. It is an upscale... More

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Caracas, Venezuela
Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2013

Excellent service as in almost all places in Mexico City. I really enjoyed the environment. The menu is REALLY hugh, maybe too much, I was confused on what to order, but I came straight and ordered shrimp Tacos. This is DELICIOUS, and for me is a must. It's a nice place to eat and talk.

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New York City, New York
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30 reviews 30 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2013

Service was not so great but food was really good. They have spicy items in the menu and a really good miso soup

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Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2013

El Japonez in Santa Fe district (Mexico City) is a place to have a delicious japanese/sushi meal. The kitchen is very creative, they care of having good and fresh ingredients, and so far, the quality has not changed a lot in the last 3 years. For lunch and late dinner is highly recommeded. The atmosphere is upscale (for Mexican standards)... More

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Panama City, Panama
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41 reviews 41 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2012 via mobile

Arrived at el japones for dinner and was amazed by the deccor of the place and its 2 ambiences, the terrace and the inside garden. Although theres room for a lot of people in the terrace you can hardly hear a lot of noise. Tried 3 rolls and they were quite good, also the brocoli kebabs were great!

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Mexico City, Mexico
15 reviews 15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2012

Excellent food and service. They replaced our spicy plates at no charge bc the menu did not specify that it was spicy. So - double check! The bathrooms need some some fixing, but overall excellent place. I will be going back,

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San Antonio, Texas
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65 reviews 65 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2012

I was there this Friday with the family for my first time. At the entrance the place looks like a million other places I have been. However, once I stepped foot in the actual building the ambiance changed drastically. With see-through glass floors (on a second level), rocks on fire (fireplaces), wood ceilings/walls/floor, etc the place is nicely decorated. This... More

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Top Contributor
132 reviews 132 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2012

Despite that the place have a lot of remodeling on the sorroundings, El Japonez keep their charm and have a lot of people. The ambient is good, the facilities need manteinance and the menu needs a new attitude. We have a bad experience with the Sake and the food don't have any surprises. If you need to eat and you... More

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Abraham D, Public Relations Manager at El Japonez, responded to this review

Hello! I'm sorry to hear that you didn't have the unique experience El Japonez has to offer. El Japonez offers creative japanese dining with a unique twist made by our very creative chefs. Our most important goal is for every customer to experience de culinary excellence El Japonez has to offer. Please contact us, we would like to make it... More

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