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Hamasei

#1,070 of 8,955 Restaurants in Rome
#1,307 of 9,761 Places to Eat in Rome
Certificate of Excellence
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Neighborhood:
Colonna
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via della Mercede 35-36, 00187 Rome, Italy
39 06 6792134
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12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Tue - Sun 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, Delivery, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 304
    Excellent
  • 234
    Very good
  • 87
    Average
  • 54
    Poor
  • 24
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Very good!

We asked at the Westin for an alternative to pasta, such as sushi, and they quickly recommended this place. We enjoyed our meal. It was exactly what we were looking for -- delicious, reliable non-Italian food. It's not quite like a New York Japanese restaurant, but the sushi was very fresh, all... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 29, 2015
bardishland
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New York
Good for:
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
  • Romantic
  • Doing business
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  • German first
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  • Portuguese first
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New York
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

We asked at the Westin for an alternative to pasta, such as sushi, and they quickly recommended this place. We enjoyed our meal. It was exactly what we were looking for -- delicious, reliable non-Italian food. It's not quite like a New York Japanese restaurant, but the sushi was very fresh, all food high quality, and the sake was excellent.... More 

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Milan, Italy
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105 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015 NEW

Lunch menu is fairly competitive at Eur 15: although Japanese food is unlikely to be much craved by tourists looking for a Roman experience in the eternal town, the offer is pretty compelling. Quantity is not scarce and the quality is good overall. Lunch menu actually comes with different options (sushi, sashimi, warm meat or warm fish) as a main,... More 

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Irvine, California
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

Wife was craving sushi after eating Italian for a week straight. The sushi was good, except compared to California, it's average. The nigiri was good, but the pieces were sliced really thin, for 4 euros a piece I was expecting more fish. Best value is getting the 40 euro combo of nigiri and maki. Their ebifry was off-the-hook-delicious. After eating... More 

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Rome
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

Very good restaurant manged and directed by japaneze. Not like many other restaurants in rome. The quality of the food is high. Internationally there is more competion but in Rome it is one of the best.

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

After a long day of walking and shopping around we wanted to find the closest restaurant to us. We were in the mood for some Japanese and we came across Hamasei on TripAdvisor and the reviews seemed great. What a fantastic meal that was! The service was great and the food was so delicious we still talk about it! Thanks... More 

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Oslo, Norway
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

service was good. food was really nice. you will feel yourself comfortable the moment you step inside this restaurant. a fine dining experience.

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2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

I've been here a couple of days ago with my mum. The food was great, the ambient good and the people too.. The waiter was rude and I do not think he was from Japan.. Anyway good place to eat sushi in Rome...very similar to some sushi restaurant in London!

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Wales
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29 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

We went with our two children and our son having lived 12 years in Japan was very pleased to be able to speak Japanese! We did not select this restaurant in advance as it mentionned 'sushi' and we wanted a wider selection of food, but by pure luck we went there one evening! The welcome and service offered, by mainly... More 

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Rome, Italy
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60 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

Visited on the last day of December 2014 with my 16-year-old son, who loves cucumber makis. His selection of makis was declared excellent, much better than the standard fare in Rome's many Japanese/Chinese/panAsian eateries. Tuna, mackerel sashimi also very good, less so the prawns in the mixed selection. Meal was really let down by the poor quality of the tempura... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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12 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

My family has been living in rome for the past 20 years and I used to go to this restaurant long time ago and always love the position in the city centre close to piazza di spagna and the ambiance of the restaurant, very clean, very professional. I went back after years in December for a special occasion and found... More 

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Additional Information about Hamasei

Address: via della Mercede 35-36, 00187 Rome, Italy
Phone Number: 39 06 6792134
Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lazio  >  Rome>  > Colonna
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm  7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm  7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm  7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm  7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm  7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm  7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 59 - 104
Cuisine: Italian, Japanese, Sushi

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: via della Mercede 35-36, 00187 Rome, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lazio  >  Rome>  > Colonna
  • Neighborhood: Colonna
  • Phone Number: 39 06 6792134

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 59 - 104
  • Price Range: $ $ $ $
  • Cuisine: Italian, Japanese, Sushi

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Special occasions, Entertaining clients, Romantic, Doing business
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:30 pm - 11:00 pm

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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Neighborhood Profile
Colonna
Frantic fashionistas, pedicured politicos, goal-oriented tourists, and on-the-go locals cross paths every day in Colonna, a delightful chaos in the very center of the city. Even though it has some of the city’s loveliest sites—a 2nd century column, Belle Epoque shopping center, and a magnificent Baroque parliament building—Colonna is not just another pretty face, but the cosmopolitan eye of Rome’s cultural storm. Colonna can safely say it has the best of Rome: museums, boutiques, window displays, restaurants, cafes, and people watching.
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