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Juan Salvador Agraz #37, Mexico City 05109, Mexico
5552922547
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1:30 pm - 11:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun 1:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Mon - Wed 1:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Thu - Sat 1:30 pm - 12:30 am
Dining options: Late Night, Reservations
Description: About El JaponezIn 2003, El Japonez is born with the purpose of creating a...
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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Visitor rating
  • 21
    Excellent
  • 40
    Very good
  • 16
    Average
  • 6
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
A good option for japanese food in Santa Fe

I have been to the Japonez Santa Fe a few times; it's good quality japanese food, well prepared, nice variety in the menu. I have noticed that the soy containers and sometimes the dishes or glasses, are chipped. I dislike this, hopefully they would discard and replace.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 7, 2015
MexNB
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Mexico City, Mexico
Good for:
  • Romantic
  • Entertaining clients
  • Doing business
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Las Vegas, Nevada
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55 reviews 55 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 NEW

When traveling and I can't find a veggie friendly restaurant i usually go to a sushi place because they usually have a lot of dishes I can eat. El Japonez is not a vegetarian friendly place. BUT if you are a sushi lover, according to my friend he loved the place. He had a few dishes and raved about them.... More 

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Mexico City, Mexico
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60 reviews 60 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

I have been to the Japonez Santa Fe a few times; it's good quality japanese food, well prepared, nice variety in the menu. I have noticed that the soy containers and sometimes the dishes or glasses, are chipped. I dislike this, hopefully they would discard and replace.

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Mexico City, Mexico
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372 reviews 372 reviews
180 restaurant reviews
166 helpful votes 166 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

There is very less of Japanese about to this place. I struggled a lot to order since everything has a twist from the more traditional recipes. Finally when I achieved to find something appealing, the final result was extremely unsatisfactory: average flavors and at all eyes the dishes don't justify the overprice... As many said in their reviews, the place... More 

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Mexico City, Mexico
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33 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

it's difficult to find a good sushi place among the thousands in Mexico City, but for those of us that have been in Japan , i would have to say this is one of the best and better priced places. you can't go wrong with it,

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18 reviews 18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014

Everything looks cool but the place is dark and the menu's colors are terrible so the first challenge is to chose what to eat. The dishes taste good but are overpriced. Service is OK but still the place is always crowded so make sure to call in advance to make reservations or arrive early.

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Mexico City, Mexico
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33 reviews 33 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

I've been in this restaurant about four times, I like the food, I've never had any bad experience and the service is excelent and the decor also. I've been to many other more expensive japanese restaurants in Mexico City and for me El Japonez is the one that gives me the best value for the money I spend.

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Mexico
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39 reviews 39 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

We dined on a sunday afternoon in a group of 8. Its was quite busy which is always worrying in any first-time restaurant as the standard can drop if the organization and eye for detail is not there. Well thats what practically happened to us. We tried a wide variety of dishes and starters. The simple stuff, like the noodle... More 

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Mexico City, Mexico
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158 reviews 158 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

My office is very near from there so I eat there a lot. If you are on a budget you can try the spicy salad either with salmon or tuna. Its really good and goes under 15 bucks. Or you can also have the sashimis. Fine or thick cut they are really fresh and amazing. The restaurant is a little... More 

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Santa Ana, California
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24 reviews 24 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 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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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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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Juan Salvador Agraz #37, Mexico City 05109, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Central Mexico and Gulf Coast  >  Mexico City
  • Phone Number: 5552922547

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 15 - 20
  • Cuisine: Japanese

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Good for: Romantic, Entertaining clients, Doing business

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!
Open Hours
Sunday
1:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Monday
1:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Tuesday
1:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Wednesday
1:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Thursday
1:30 pm - 12:30 am
Friday
1:30 pm - 12:30 am
Saturday
1:30 pm - 12:30 am

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?