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Kukai Nibu

Via Carlo de Cesare 52 (Angolo Piazza Trieste e Trento) | San Ferdinando, 80132 Naples, Italy
+39 081 425888
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Ranked #204 of 1,591 restaurants in Naples
Certificate of Excellence 2013
Price range: $29 - $43
Cuisines: Sushi, Indonesian, Japanese, Asian fusion
Good for: Romance, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Delivery, Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Romance, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Delivery, Late Night
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Date | Rating
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Korean first
  • Norwegian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Naples, Italy
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2014

I've been here a few times and really do love the food. It's fresh and wonderfully presented. The restaurant is pretty expensive though (wine, sushi, water, everything...). But the departure from pizza and pasta and other Italian fare here in Naples is nice so we'll be back.

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Sydney
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24 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2014

Restaurant looks fabulous but too dark...Luckily mobiles now have inbuilt flashlight which helped enormously! Four pieces of both salmon & tuna sashimi,( which were melt in your mouth excellent so ordered another 4 of each) however the prawn tepanyaki that followed was the highlight. The udon was damn good too. Teriyaki chicken was deconstructed and didn't work well in my... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2013

Wonderful sushi in a surprising place. It is not often I am happily walk away from a Japanese restaurant. The fish was fresh and the rolls were wonderfully made. The building was designed in a modern design that could be from the top restaurants in New York City. I would go back in a heart beat when given the chance.... More

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london- Tuscany
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62 reviews 62 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2013

We had the best japanese lunch ever!!! Great sushi, great presentation and a fantastic dessert make Kukai really a great place to go. Every time i am in Naples i am happy To eat quality food at Kukai The interiors are very modern and staff is very friendly

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Dublin, Ireland
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27 reviews 27 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2013 via mobile

After eight days, I needed a break from Italian food. It was a toss between Thai and Japanese but I'm glad we chose the latter. The setting is up a tiny street, near Teatro San Carlos. The interior is very modern and stylish. The staff were efficient, friendly, spoke English and French and knew the menu inside out. It is... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2013

Nice and cozy,modern restaurant. The staff was a bit rude. Sushi was good, but the entire menu was way overpriced! Green thee for €5,50, cheapest bottle of wine €16,-. service €2,50 per person, just a bottle of water is even €3,50! cheapest sushi set (9 pieces) was €12. Wouldn't recommend this place because of the prices. Other than that,is was... More

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London, England, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2013 via mobile

Massively rubbish. Admittedly might have been spoilt by London Japanese but this was just disappointing in the extreme. Food: sushi was decent but they served Chinese noodles as ramen with overcooked pieces of chicken. My friend's Salmon Don was tasteless and rubbery. Service: indifferent, unknowledgable and so so slow. They were very good looking but not really the important thing... More

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14 reviews 14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2013

Very fresh quality fish, modern setting, very good service, best restaurant in Naples. Well priced too, considering the quality of fish. Highly recommended.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2013

I've been a fan of japanese cuisine for a long time. I know what real sushi taste like. I was surprised to find such a fantastic place in Napoli, the city of pizza. The chief is japanese, the fish is freash and amazingly delicious. And the dessert...! It was just something. I've tried matcha cake and came back the day... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2013 via mobile

If you like authentic japanese cuisine you will be disappointed to find western adapted cuisine at a overpriced price-range. If you don't mind this type of cuisine the price is ok if you'd order takeout. But if you eat in the restaurant it is about 4 € more expensive for every dish and frankly it is very painful to pay... More

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