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Via Riva di Reno, 39/f, 40122 Bologna, Italy (Porto)
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Ranked #136 of 1,253 Restaurants in Bologna
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Japanese, Fusion
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Neighborhood: Porto
Description: Higashi e la meta prescelta da tutti coloro che vogliono immergersi nelle atmosfere essenziali della cucina asiatica. E' un locale che punta alla cucina giapponese ma anche a quella thailandese, cinese e di Singapore, per dare un assaggio dell'Oriente a Bologna.
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81% Recommend
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  • English first
  • Italian first
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English first
London, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

Set your expectations straight before coming here. Obviously, will never be as good as Jap restaurants in other more Jap populated European cities like London. However, would recommend a try if you are looking to escape from pizza / pasta ! I had the rice bowl with tempura vegetables/prawns which was excellent. Good presentation, staff polite. Book in advance as... More

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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2013

This understated, dimly lit restaurant is a great antidote to the all-you-can-eat normalcy of Bologna's sushi restaurant scene. It's proper sushi with a good selection of sashimi and a reasonable price tag for good fish. Its not cheap, it's not all cream cheese and deep fried, so there will be some disappointed people... but for real Japanese food this is... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2013

Just had lunch here today, had been in Italy for 5 days and were looking for a change, especially if you are used to mainly eating Asian food. Quite nice and peaceful settling, around 10-15min walk from centre of bologna but right near the apartment we rented. Staff spoke enough English to allow us to order what we wanted. Food... More

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Bologna, Italy
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85 reviews 85 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2013

Beautiful elegant place, great food, not cheap but the food is worth what you pay (around 35€ all included), the best in town in my opinion.

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10 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2012 via mobile

best quality of Japanese food I've ever find in Bologna

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5 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2010

it is not so easy to find something other than traditional restaurants in bologna so when i saw this asian restaurant i went right inside. the place is beautifully decorated with calming colors and pleasant music, soft lights. the food and service are excellent! the food is elegantly and interestingly served in decorated boxes and plates. i had misu soup... More

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