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c/Sagristans 5, 08002 Barcelona, Spain
93 412 4991
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Ranked #311 of 6,237 Restaurants in Barcelona
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $31 - $125
Cuisines: Japanese
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night

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  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Portuguese first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Barcelona, Spain
Senior Contributor
39 reviews 39 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014 NEW

I completelly love the shushi in Shunka! It's allways can of full, so you need to book in advance. The toro tataki is the most recomended! Must try

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

Very bad food and service. We asked the chef to change a plate we didn't like but then we were charged for it. Deceiving from a restaurant of this standing.

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Barcelona, Spain
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

This is one of my 3 favorite restaurants in the whole world. It's the best Japanese restaurant I know (ok, koyshunka, of the same chef and two streets behind Shunka, is arguably better, but more ambitious and expensive). Do book in advance or you won't find a table. I have never had a meal that was not just gorgeous.

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Barcelona, Spain
Top Contributor
131 reviews 131 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
149 helpful votes 149 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

If you're going for the food, you won't be disappointed. It's beautifully presented, good quality Japanese fare. However what lets this restaurant down is the overly-attentive service - prowling waitresses doing the rounds, assessing the volume of food still left on your plate every few minutes and the microsecond after you have put your last mouthful into your mouth, your... More

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York, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

My girlfriend and I went to Shunka the other day to have a meal . I am in love with Japanese food and have to say it was a great experience. We had to book a table as it appears to be quite busy and it is difficult to get a table unless you've previously booked. We got there and... More

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Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014 via mobile

If you are looking for a piece of japan outside of japan here it is. You would not think of the place bring a restaurant from the outside, the inside is a buzzing place with great atmosphere and excellent nigiri and sashimi. Highly recommended if you want a good taste of japan without going there all the way. This comes... More

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Barcelona, Spain
Top Contributor
121 reviews 121 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

I keep on reading and hearing about what an amazing restaurant this one is. I have been here several times, and I must say I have mixed feelings about this place. One the one hand the service is terrible (not Japs, only Chinese), the place is humid, noisy and not appealing at all, decor is lame and the person who... More

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Barcelona, Spain
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6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

Its the second time we have dinner here and it just gets better. Espardenyes, vieiras, entrecotte and of course the best toro sashimi I have ever had are must-have dishes. The food has a fantastic price-quality ratio (between 40€ and 50€ pp) and the wine has a very reasonable price from (bottles from 10€ to 25€ aprox). Difficult to book... More

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Barcelona, Spain
Top Contributor
156 reviews 156 reviews
144 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

This is one of the most popular Japanese restaurant in BCN but to my opinion it isn't one of the best. I use to visit several times per year this restaurant and, to my opinion, in general the quality of the food is good. The best thing about it is that you can taste some Japanese dishes or condiments that... More

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NY, NY
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134 reviews 134 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

This is a great place to have sushi, and would be rated high any place (and not only in Barcelona which has only a few Japanese places) The sashimi we had was outstanding! Reservation are a MUST.

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Address: c/Sagristans 5, 08002 Barcelona, Spain
Phone Number: 93 412 4991
Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Catalonia  >  Province of Barcelona  >  Barcelona
Average Prices: USD 31 - 125
Cuisine: Japanese

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