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Shunka

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Barrio Gotico (Barri Gotic)
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c/Sagristans 5, 08002 Barcelona, Spain
93 412 4991
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Hours:
Tue - Sun 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Tue - Sat 8:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Lunch, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible

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  • 339
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  • 158
    Very good
  • 38
    Average
  • 17
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  • 9
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Delicous

And busy Japanese place. Sushi was good quality and the service was brisk. Would definitely return. A bit surprised I didn't see saki on the menu.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 weeks ago
Sean C
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Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
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Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
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87 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

And busy Japanese place. Sushi was good quality and the service was brisk. Would definitely return. A bit surprised I didn't see saki on the menu.

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Castellgali
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

A great restaurant to enjoy traditional Japanese food. I'd like to recommend it because you can appreciate high quality in every dish and very tasty flavours as well. The staff is very nice and helpful. Without a doubt I'd like to come back and to sit in front of the open kitchen. The relation btw price and quality I think... More 

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Thank Marta G
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18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015 via mobile

Simply, is obe of the best Japanese I have ever tasted! All the food is amazing, but over all I recomend the beef, delicios, and the desert with green tea. I have. No word to describe the pleasure to eat here!

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Badalona
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162 reviews
160 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2015 via mobile

I would say it's 4 and half strars. Obviously Koy Shunka is way better, but their degustation menu is not bad at all. Product is good and fresh.

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Thank BDN100
Javea, Spain
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11 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2015 via mobile

Small down scale interior packed with waiters. This is eat and leave dinning (Express dinning). The Sushi has an Asian hint so does not feel convincing enough to call it self a Japanese restaurant. Buy worth a visit on your B list.

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francoforte
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56 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2015

Stopped by and booked for lunch the presumably last table. I admit that sitting at the counter might have been a different experience. However, the table was at the end of a cul-de-sac at the shoulders of the counter, not particularly nice but also not really bad. Salmon maki were okay as also salmon and tuna nigiri, perhaps a bit... More 

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Thank fabio-ff
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3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2015 via mobile

Best japanese food!!! Amazing sushi and yummy rice.im always craving it and wish they would have more restaurants in europe

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Thank Ralucaralucutza
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58 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2015 via mobile

I have been a customer in Shunka since they openned many years ago (actualy I know the owner since he just arrived Barcelona and was the Sushi Chef in Yu (also in Barcelona)). This is the place to have always 100% of happiness. Actually, when I feel down, I go to Shunka and request the chef: Feed me..... 🙈 Quality... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2015

The best smoked eel in town, service is good, better experience if you request seating at the counter.

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Schindellegi, Switzerland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 459 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2015

although in general i am not so keen on japanese food i must admit that i enjoyed bery much my lunch in this restaurant. we had several sushi which were excellent, specially the smoked sardine and the eel sushi. the clams with a sort of soup were great, same tuna, chicken and veal, prepared in several ways.the "espardeñas" (a local... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: c/Sagristans 5, 08002 Barcelona, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Catalonia  >  Province of Barcelona  >  Barcelona>  > Barrio Gotico (Barri Gotic)
  • Neighborhood: Barrio Gotico (Barri Gotic)
  • Phone Number: 93 412 4991

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 28 - 112
  • Cuisine: Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Open Hours
Sunday
1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Tuesday
1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
8:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
8:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
8:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
8:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
8:30 pm - 11:00 pm

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Barrio Gotico (Barri Gotic)
With its iconic, old-Europe streets and alleys, this picturesque neighborhood is the very heart of Barcelona. It blends historic artifacts from its days under Roman dominion up through the Spanish Civil War with a vibrant modern-day culture of artisan shops and authentic culinary experiences. Avid explorers will be thrilled to discover quaint terraces and plazas brought to life by the many small bars and local musicians lasting late into the night. Fashionistas will be drawn to Portal de L’Angel, which is lined with well-known brand names and smaller boutique stands.
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